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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 11/21/17




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A Site Night is a showcase where a high school welcomes prospective middle school families on to the campus. Academic and extracurricular opportunities are on display, and staff, student and parent representatives are available to share their experiences and answer questions. These are free of charge and open to any interested family.

 

Here are the high schools that are hosting their Site Night this week:

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Lakewood High School

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - McBride High School

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - Browning High School

 

All Site Nights this week are from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.

 

With the application window less than a month away, we encourage you to visit as many as you can so you are ready to choose in December.

 

If you have any questions or need assistance, please call the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 11/13/17




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This is the first week that LBUSD high schools will begin hosting "Site Night" or "Site Saturday" events for middle school families. These events are free of charge and do not require registration or tickets to attend. Here is the schedule for this week:

 

Tuesday - Sato Academy of Math and Science, 6:30-8:00pm

 

Wednesday - Jordan High School, 6:30-8:00pm

 

Thursday - Wilson High School, 6:30-8:00pm

 

We encourage you to explore all of your options and find out what makes each school unique.

 

If you have questions or need assistance, please call the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 11/6/17




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This is a reminder that our second and final Choice Summit featuring our eleven eligible high schools, will be taking place on Saturday, November 4, 2017. This event will be held at the LAC Campus of Long Beach City College, from 9:00am until 1:00pm.

 

All interested families are welcome to attend and explore the many options LBUSD provides for students in high school.

 

Classroom presentations with more in-depth information are being  provided, and you can reserve seats using the link below. Please reserve a seat for each person who will be attending.


If you have questions, please call the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306. We hope to see you there.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/31/17




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For Families with Students in Grade 8:

 

We are approaching the one month mark until the opening of the School of Choice application for High school. To ensure your information is up to date and correct, we ask that you log on to your ParentVue account and check that your residential address is correct. Also, we ask that you check that your student’s sixth and seventh grade semester grades and seventh grade test scores are entered and correct. If you find any errors, please visit your middle school or K-8 office, and they will assist you in making the changes necessary.

 

The deadline to make these changes is November 6, 2017.

 

If you have any questions, please call the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/26/17




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Hello Middle and K-8 School Families,

 

The reservation system for LBUSD's High School Summit #2 is now live and tickets can be reserved using the link below or by visiting our HS Choice website. This event will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the LAC Campus of Long Beach City College.

 

While only eighth grade students are going through the application process for high school this year, we welcome all middle school families to this event. All eleven high schools that participate in our school of choice process will be in attendance with students, parents, and faculty representatives to answer questions.

 

If you have any questions, or if we can be of assistance, please call the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/23/17




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Minimum Days Monday and Tuesday Oct. 23 to 24

 

Due to weather forecast in excess of 100 degrees for Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 23 to 24, schools will be on a minimum day schedule on those days.  If you have questions about exact dismissal times, please check with your school.

 

Días mínimos el lunes y martes, 23 al 24 de octubre

 

De acuerdo al pronóstico de calor de más de 100 grados para el lunes y martes, 23 y 24 de octubre, las escuelas tendrán días escolares cortos esos días.  Si tienen preguntas respecto a los horarios exactos de salida de clases, favor de comunicarse con su escuela.

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/19/17




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Hello eighth grade families,

 

Our first Summit for current eighth grade students and High School Choice is this Saturday. Please see the flyer below and click on the link to access the reservation system for classroom presentations.

 

Tickets and registration for Summit #2 will become available after the first Summit concludes.

 

All tickets are free but need to be reserved to ensure a seat in the classroom. Some of the sessions are already full, reserve yours soon!

 

If you have questions or if we can be of assistance, please call our team at the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/16/17




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To mark the 70th anniversary of Capt. Charles “Chuck” Yeager’s legendary first supersonic flight on Oct. 14, 1947, Edwards Air Force Base is launching two formation flights which are scheduled to pass over Southern California schools October 13.  Some local schools will be part of the flyover, including Mann, Burbank, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Washington.  The flights will take place between noon and 1 p.m.  General information (a media advisory) is provided in the first attachment.  The second attachment is a full list of schools that are part of the same flyover.  The Long Beach Unified School District is providing this notice to all of its schools so that everyone can anticipate the jet noise.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/11/17




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/11/17




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Beginning at 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, current eighth grade families can visit the High School Choice website and reserve space for both shadow opportunities and information sessions for the first High School Summit. Shadow and Summit reservations can not be made using ParentVue, and are first come, first served. Please follow the link below to access our website, and if you have questions or need assistance, please call our Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/10/17




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Hello eighth grade families,

 

We are pleased to inform you that current information for this year’s High School Choice events and application process are now available on our lbschools.net website. You can find it by clicking on the link below. If you have questions, or we can be of assistance, please call our Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306. We look forward to working with you this year.

                                                                                                                LBUSD High School Choice Team

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/5/17




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The Long Beach Press-Telegram is again launching its popular Scary Stories contest for Long Beach area youth. Winning entries – both stories and artwork – will be published in the Press-Telegram on Halloween, Oct. 31. The rules are the same as last year, with three age categories for stories and drawings:

  • Elementary grades (K-5)
  • Middle grades (6-8)
  • High school grades (9-12)

Here are the rules:

  • The deadline is Monday, Oct. 23.
  • All entries must be emailed, with the entrant’s name and grade, and the subject line “Scary Stories,” to: ptnews@presstelegram.com. Stories can be submitted in the body of the email, or as a Word attachment.  Drawings should be submitted in JPEG format, no larger than 5MG in size.
  • Stories must be no longer than 650 words.
  • Artwork must be original (no tracings).
  • Entries will be judged based on imagination, creativity and theme.
  • The winning entries will be published in the Press-Telegram on Oct. 31, and posted online at www.presstelegram.com/.

If you have any questions, e-mail Press-Telegram City Editor Melissa Evans at mevans@scng.com or call 562-499-1280.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/20/17




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/19/17




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This information is being shared with all schools in the Long Beach Unified School District.
 

The Long Beach Police Department has now added a suspect sketch to yesterday's public safety warning about a man who has exposed himself to minors in local neighborhoods on at least five occasions.

 

View the revised LBPD news release including the suspect sketch.

 

If that link doesn't work, go to longbeach.gov/police and find the item under News and Events > Press Releases.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/15/17




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The Long Beach Police Department wants to make the public aware of a suspect that has exposed himself to minors in local neighborhoods on at least five occasions.

 

View the LBPD's news release.

 

If that link doesn't work, go to longbeach.gov/police and find the item under News and Events > Press Releases.

 

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/14/17




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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/5/17




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/1/17




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/1/17




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School starts Wednesday, Aug. 30 for most students in the Long Beach Unified School District. Find information on late registration, immunizations, transitional kindergarten, school meals and Long Beach Transit passes.  Learn more.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 8/8/17




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There is still time for students in first through eighth grades to enroll in LBUSD’s award winning Summer Enrichment Program.   

 

SEP offers children the opportunity to take classes from credentialed LBUSD teachers, supporting students' growth through unique experiences.   

 

This year the program will be held at Emerson Parkside Academy from Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon.

 

Session 1 – June 26 to July 13, $325

 

Session 2 – July 17 to August 3, $325

 

Classes available include:

  • For students entering first and second grades: art, music and Spanish
  • For students entering second and third grades: art, cooking and science
  • For students entering third, fourth and fifth grades: art, drama, earth science, general science, oceanography and STEM exploration
  • For students entering fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades: art, digital filmmaking, photography and STEM

To register, or for more information, go to www.lbschools.net/sep or email SummerEnrichment@lbschools.net.

 

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 6/9/17




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 5/31/17




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 5/23/17




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 5/23/17




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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 5/22/17




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The National Science Teacher Association and the California Science Teachers Association are supporting a March for Science at multiple locations nationally on Saturday, April 22, including a 10 a.m. Long Beach march from Bixby Knolls to Houghton Park.  View more information about the Long Beach march at the Teachers Association of Long Beach website.

 

The intent of the nonpartisan march is to advocate for high quality science education for all and to advance the idea that science has application to everyday life, is a vehicle for lifelong learning, and expands our knowledge of the world around us.

 

Learn more about the national effort at marchforscience.com.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/11/17




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The Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition has planned a workshop for 6 to 8 pm. Wednesday, April 12 in the Poly High School Library.  The workshop will include information on the rights of every person, regardless of immigration status, when interacting with police officers or ICE agents.

 

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/11/17




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Summer School Registration Begins Monday, April 10th

 

All 9th through 12th grade students who are interested in taking Summer School classes to make up a grade to meet graduation requirements or to fulfill college entrance requirements must register using our online enrollment system.  The online system will be available starting Monday, April 10.  Summer School registration will continue until May 14 at 5 p.m. 

 

Current 8th through 11th graders also have the opportunity to take a Math Summer Bridge course to help prepare them for the course work that they will be studying in the coming school year.  These courses include Pre-Algebra, Pre-Geometry and Pre-Intermediate Algebra.  These courses will be taken for elective credit and the grade issued will be a Pass/No Credit.  This is an excellent opportunity to get a jump start for next year. 

 

Summer School Registration will begin by completing the application online at www.lbschools.net/summer.  After the application is submitted, the student and parent will receive an email with directions for selecting the classes that you plan to take during the summer.  You should receive this email two to three schooldays after the application is submitted.

 

Las inscripciones para las clases de verano en las escuelas preparatorias comienzan el lunes 10 de abril

 

Todos los estudiantes de 9º a 12º grado escolar interesados en asistir a las clases de verano con la finalidad de mejorar una calificación para poder cumplir con los requisitos de graduación o para cumplir con un requisito de admisión universitaria deberán inscribirse a través de nuestro sistema de inscripciones en línea (por Internet). El sistema de inscripciones en línea estará disponible a partir del lunes 10 de abril. Las inscripciones para las clases de verano continuarán hasta el 14 de mayo a las 5pm. 

 

Los estudiantes que actualmente cursan 8º a 11º grado escolar también tienen la oportunidad de tomar un curso de Math Bridge (Puente de Matemáticas) como parte de su preparación para los cursos que estarán cursando durante el próximo ciclo escolar. Estos cursos incluyen Pre- Álgebra, Pre- Geometría y Pre- Álgebra de Nivel Intermedio. En estos cursos electivos, los estudiantes recibirán como calificación “Pasó/No Crédito”. Esta es una excelente oportunidad para poner en marcha un gran inicio para el próximo ciclo escolar.   

 

Las inscripciones para las clases de verano se comenzarán llenando la solicitud en línea en www.lbschools.net/summer. Después de enviar la solicitud, el estudiante y los padres del estudiante recibirán un correo electrónico con instrucciones para seleccionar las clases que el estudiante planea tomar durante el verano. El correo electrónico lo recibirán 2-3 días escolares después de haber enviado la solicitud.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/7/17




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Long Beach Transit is offering community meetings on March 22, 23 and 25 to share information about transit trends and gather feedback on how to better meet transit needs.  View the attached flier for more information.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/17/17




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The Long Beach Public Library will offer an amnesty program for overdue book fines during the month of April, in celebration of National Library Month. From April 1 to April 30 the library will welcome back its overdue books and waive associated fines. Return any undamaged, overdue library materials to your local Long Beach Public Library location, and your overdue fines will be waived. If you have overdue fines from previously returned materials, donate a new book to the library and those fines will be waived, too.  For more information, visit the Long Beach Public Library in person or online at www.lbpl.org.

 

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/17/17




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Good Morning,


This is a final reminder that any appeal forms requesting a review of a High School Choice decision for a current eighth grade student is due by Wednesday, March 15 by the close of business.

 

The form is attached for your convenience, and can be sent via email to jmbrown@lbschools.net or faxed to (562) 997-8302.


Please retain your fax receipt and/or keep your sent email with the attachment for your confirmation of submission. 

 

If you have questions, or need assistance, please call the Choice Helpline at (562) 997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/13/17




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Please note that soccer fields will be marked with field-marking paint instead of the previously used herbicides in the upcoming weeks.  This change will not affect the use of fields. The schedule is as follows:

 

Saturday, March 4: Bancroft, Marshall, Cubberly, Stanford, Tincher, Robinson

 

Saturday, March 11: Stephens, Franklin, Washington, Hoover, Hughes, Hamilton.

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/2/17




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The Long Beach Unified School District embraces all students and remains committed to affirming a safe, productive learning environment for everyone.

 

Transgender students in LBUSD will remain protected regardless of the new executive order by the Trump Administration pertaining to access to restrooms and locker rooms.  California Education Code permits students to use facilities consistent with one’s identity.

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/23/17




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Dear Parents/Guardians,

Last night, the Board of Education approved a resolution to communicate to all families and students that the Board supports them and will do everything in its power to protect them regardless of nationality, immigration status, religion or other factors.  A copy of the resolution and a letter from the Board is attached.

Christopher Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/16/17




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Hello Eighth Grade Students and Families,

 

Results for this year's School of Choice applications for high school pathways will be available for you to review this Friday, February 17, 2017, after 5:00pm.

 

To see your results, log into ParentVue and select the "School of Choice" tab on the left, then follow the links.

 

To complete the process and confirm your selection, you must click on the "set intent" button to the right of the one pathway you are selecting, then click on the "certify" button at the bottom of the screen. When the process is complete, you will receive an email confirmation of your intent.

 

This must be done by the deadline, 11:59pm on March 1, 2017. Failure to do this final step will result in the loss of your acceptance to that pathway.

 

If you need assistance, you can find it in three places:

 

               1. Your LBUSD Middle School or K8 counselor.

               2. The Choice Helpline (562) 997-8306

               3. The High School Choice Office - 1515 Hughes Way

                       Third Floor (Open from 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday

                        through Friday).

 

We thank you for your patience and congratulate the upcoming class of 2021 in taking the next step towards promotion to high school!

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/15/17




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The application window for all eighth grade families to apply for consideration for high school pathways is reaching its midpoint. With nine days remaining until the application closes, we encourage all families to complete the form, which is available through your ParentVue account.

 

The window will close at 11:59pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.


Any applications submitted through your counselor after that time will be considered late, and will be processed after all on-time applications have been considered.


If you need assistance or have questions, please visit your Middle or K-8 school, or call the Choice Helpline at (562) 997-8306.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 12/12/16




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Good Afternoon 8th Grade Families,

 

Tomorrow, beginning at 9:00am, the High School Choice application will be available via ParentVue for families to be able to complete for consideration for the 11 high schools and 46 pathways, district-wide.


The links below will help you navigate the ParentVue login portal, as well as some instructional videos and an organizational worksheet to help guide you through the process.

 

Any family that does not complete the Application for High School Choice prior to 11:59pm on 12/21/16, will be considered late and will be processed after all on-time applicants have been completed.

 

If you have any questions, please see your Middle School or K8 Office, visit the High School Choice Office (located on the third floor of 1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach, 90810) between 8:00am and 4:20pm, daily, or call the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306.

 

 

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 12/5/16