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Cathedral Chapel School to bless art center, honor Class of 1960 at homecoming dance

Cathedral Chapel School to bless art center, honor Class of 1960 at homecoming dance

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cathedral Chapel School’s eighth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Homecoming Dance is on Sat., March 29 in the school auditorium at 755 S. Cochran Ave. A blessing of the new Art & Science Center by the Most Reverend Bishop Edward W. Clark takes place at 6 p.m. followed by a social hour and dinner. […]

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St. Brendan students cover sports to politics in school newspaper

St. Brendan students cover sports to politics in school newspaper

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Extra, extra, read all about it! St. Brendan has a school newspaper. “My husband and I love St. Brendan for our boys and wanted to be able to give back. We thought helping to start a student newspaper was something we could do,” said Vrana, whose husband Martin Miller is the television editor at the […]

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Electronic sign removal makes way for monument at John Burroughs Middle School

Electronic sign removal makes way for monument at John Burroughs Middle School

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Obsolete and, in some people’s minds, an eyesore, the electronic sign on the lawn of John Burroughs Middle School at 6th St. and McCadden Place is gone.  “The sign was from the 80s,” said Joanne Medeiros, Hancock Park Homeowners Association (HPHOA) board member and part of the team that planned and implemented an ongoing beautification […]

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Marat Daukayev School ballet school grooms students for careers

Marat Daukayev School ballet school grooms students for careers

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Chainé! Chainé! Chainé!” artistic director Marat Daukayev calls out rhythmically to students as they move across the dance floor in a straight line of quick turns. “Chaine” is  a succession or chain of turns requiring precise technique propelled by unwavering momentum,  and also describes the progressive development of the Marat Daukayev School of Ballet since […]

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Not much has changed since Plymouth School opened 40 years ago

Not much has changed since Plymouth School opened 40 years ago

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Penny Cox is one of the five founders of Plymouth School, which recently celebrated its 40th year of getting pre-schoolers ready for kindergarten.  “Everyone else retired 20 years ago,” said Cox with a laugh. Plymouth was housed in the Wilshire Methodist Church at Wilshire and Plymouth boulevards when it opened in 1972. It later moved […]

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New principal aims to foster school pride at Los Angeles High School

New principal aims to foster school pride at Los Angeles High School

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

For Helena Yoon-Fontamillas, who recently took over as principal at Los Angeles High School, leaving John Burroughs Middle School—where she’d been assistant principal for the past five years—was a bittersweet experience. At John Burroughs, “I built so many wonderful relationships with students, staff and the community,” said Yoon-Fontamillas. Her accomplishments there included building a rapport […]

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