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With Halloween almost here, the Long Beach Press-Telegram is again launching its Scary Stories contest for Long Beach area youth. Winning entries – both stories and artwork – will be published in the Press-Telegram on Halloween. The rules are the same as last year.  There will be three age categories for stories and drawings: elementary school (K-5), middle school (grades 6-8), and high school (grades 9-12).
 

Here are the rules:

• The deadline is Monday, Oct. 15.

• All entries must be emailed, with the entrant’s name and grade, and the subject line “Scary Stories,” to: ptnews@presstelegram. 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 5MB 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 Susan Jacobs at sjacobs@scng.com or call 310-543-6110. Local teachers  – current and retired – the Press-Telegram needs your help. If you have interest in being a judge, please let them know.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 9/19/18




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The school district has been informed of an extensive Southern California Edison electrical outage that will take place tonight affecting the main Administration Building at 1515 Hughes Way. This power outage will interrupt all computer and Internet access districtwide on Tuesday, May 22. While power will be restored by the early morning, we anticipate all computer services will be unavailable until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22.

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 5/21/18




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LBLGP presents Teen Pride 2018 from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 18 near Rainbow Lagoon (on festival grounds).  The event is free for youth ages 13 to 19.  View the attached news release and flier for additional information.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 5/14/18




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These meetings help the school district to strategize programs to support Pacific Islander students.  View the attached flier for details and a schedule of meetings through September.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/25/18




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The Long Beach Police Explorers Program offers youth between the ages of 14 and 19 the opportunity to provide volunteer service to their community and learn about career possibilities in law enforcement.  View the attached flier for information on an orientation meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. this Wednesday, April 25 in the Community Room at 400 W. Broadway, Long Beach.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/23/18




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View the attached flier for details.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/16/18




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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/16/18




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Attention all 8th through 12th Grade Students:  Summer School Registration Begins Monday, April 9.

 

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 9.  Summer School registration will continue until April 27 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 or parent will receive an immediate on screen confirmation that they have registered.  Two weeks after registering, parents and students will be able to view the courses that counselors have selected for your child to take during summer school.  If you would like to discuss the classes needed, please make an appointment with the counselor before May.  Please note that counselors will select summer school courses based on credit recovery needs, “a-g” completion needs or placement in a Math Bridge course.

 

Atención a todos los estudiantes del 8º a 12º grado escolar: Las inscripciones para las clases de verano en las escuelas preparatorias comienzan el lunes 9 de abril.

 

Todos los estudiantes del 9º a 12º grado escolar interesados en asistir a las clases de escuela de verano para poder cumplir con los requisitos de graduación o para cumplir con un requisito de admisión a la universidad 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 9 de abril. Las inscripciones para las clases de la escuela de verano continuarán hasta el 27 de abril a las 5pm. 

 

Los estudiantes que actualmente cursan 8º a 11º grado escolar también tienen la oportunidad de tomar un curso Puente de Matemáticas en el Verano como parte de su preparación para los cursos que estarán estudiando durante el próximo año lectivo. Estos cursos incluyen Pre-Álgebra, Pre- Geometría y Pre-Álgebra de Nivel Intermedio. Estos cursos electivos se tomarán como crédito electivo y la calificación que recibirán será “Aprobatoria/No Crédito”. Esta es una excelente oportunidad para poner en marcha el próximo ciclo escolar.  

 

Las inscripciones para la escuela de verano iniciarán llenando la solicitud en línea en www.lbschools.net/summer. Después de entregar la solicitud, el estudiante o padre de familia recibirá una confirmación por correo electrónico indicando su inscripción. Dos semanas después de la inscripción, los padres y estudiantes podrán ver los cursos que los consejeros han elegido para que su hijo(a) tome durante la escuela de verano. Si desea hablar acerca de las clases necesarias, favor de hacer una cita con el consejero antes de mayo. Favor de notar que los consejeros seleccionarán los cursos de verano basado en los créditos de recuperación necesarios, necesidad de cumplir con los requisitos “a-g” o colocación en el curso puente de matemáticas.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 4/5/18




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Teachers, Sys Admins, Students, Associates, Parents and Homepage

 

Over the past several weeks, we have shared with you some highlights of our Local Control and Accountability Plan. Today, we’re providing two draft sections of our full LCAP: “Plan Summary” and “Stakeholder Engagement.” They are available at:

http://www.lbschools.net/Departments/Local_Control/

If you need additional assistance, please contact Parent University at 562-997-8322.

 

Durante las semanas anteriores hemos estado compartiendo aspectos más destacados de nuestro Plan de Responsabilidad y Control Local. Hoy, nosotros estamos compartiendo dos secciones que están en progreso de nuestro Plan completo de Responsabilidad y Control Local.  “Resumen del Plan” y “Participación de los interesados”.  Estos están disponibles en: 

 

http://www.lbschools.net/Departments/Local_Control/

 

Si necesita información adicional, favor de contactar a la Universidad de Padres al 562-997-8322.

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Posted by: Jenni Brown, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/28/18




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Long Beach will participate in the national March for Our Lives event to end gun violence in America's schools.  The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at Bixby Park.

 

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/22/18




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Planning for Excellence – LCAP Highlights

 

Dear Friends,

 

Over the past several weeks, we have shared with you some highlights of our Local Control and Accountability Plan, or LCAP.  We have distributed the publications Academic ExcellenceBasic Services – A Foundation for Excellence, and A Team Effort – Parents, Students and School. Today we’re providing those documents combined in one convenient publication titled Planning for Excellence. Toward the end of this compilation, you’ll also find an extensive list of family resources to support academic achievement.

 

If the title links to the above documents don’t work, you can also find them at lbschools.net under the Local Control Funding section.

 

Best regards,
Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools

 

Planificación para la Excelencia – Lo Destacado del Plan de Control y Responsabilidad Local

 

Estimados Amigos,

 

En las últimas semanas, hemos compartido con ustedes algunos puntos destacados del Plan de Control y Responsabilidad Local o LCAP.  Hemos distribuido las publicaciones Excelencia AcadémicaServicios Básicos – La Fundación para la Excelencia, y Un Esfuerzo en Equipo – Padres de Familia, Estudiantes y Escuela.  El día de hoy proporcionamos esos documentos en una publicación titulada Planificación para la Excelencia.  Hacia el final de esta recopilación, usted encontrará una lista extensa de muchos recursos familiares para apoyar el logro académico. 

 

Si los enlaces con los títulos no funcionan, usted también puede encontrarlos en lbschools.net bajo la sección “Local Control Funding.”

 

Mis mejores saludos,
Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser

Superintendente Escolar

 

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/15/18




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Threat Prevention

 

Hello, Students and Families.

 

As we’ve seen in recent weeks, our schools are not immune to the potential threats that so many other schools nationwide have been dealing with.  We appreciate your heightened awareness of this issue, and we continue to encourage everyone in our school communities to report any suspicious information or activity that could impact school safety.

 

Threats to our schools are not harmless, and they are not funny.  They take valuable resources and time from our school district and the law enforcement agencies who work with us each day to keep our schools safe.  Threats cause anxiety for parents, students and staff, and they can disrupt the important work of teaching and learning.  Students who make threats face consequences that linger long after the threat is made.  We reiterate the Long Beach Police Department’s recent statement about such threats:

 

“The Long Beach Police Department takes all potential threats of violence very seriously and thoroughly investigates all reported incidents,” Chief Robert Luna said. “Making any kind of threat whether in person or online, is illegal and has serious consequences.”

 

Those consequences, as we also have seen in recent weeks, can include suspension, expulsion, arrest and potential prosecution under the law.  Students who make threats, even as a “joke,” can quickly find themselves facing the entire range of these consequences. 

 

We urge parents to discuss this matter with their children.  In light of the senseless loss of lives in recent school shootings nationally, it is completely inappropriate and unacceptable to make threats, even as a “joke.”

 

We have appreciated everyone’s support during this challenging time.  Again, we continue to encourage students, parents and staff to immediately report any information that could impact the safety of others.  With your help, we can continue to provide safe schools and the best possible education for our students.

 

Sincerely,

Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools

 

Prevención de amenazas

 

Hola, estudiantes y familias.

 

Como hemos visto en las últimas semanas, nuestras escuelas no son inmunes a las posibles amenazas que otras escuelas a nivel nacional han estado enfrentando. Agradecemos su intensificada concienciación sobre este problema y seguimos animando a todos dentro de nuestras comunidades escolares a reportar toda información o actividad sospechosa que pudiera afectar la seguridad escolar.

 

Las amenazas a nuestras escuelas no son inocentes y no son graciosas.  Le quitan recursos valiosos y tiempo a nuestro distrito escolar y a las agencias del orden público quienes trabajan con nosotros cada día para mantener nuestras escuelas seguras.  Las amenazas les provocan ansiedad a los padres de familia, los estudiantes y al personal y pueden interrumpir la importante tarea de enseñar y aprender.  Los estudiantes que hacen estas amenazas enfrentan consecuencias que perduran por mucho tiempo después de haberlas hecho.  Reiteramos la reciente declaración del Departamento de Policía de Long Beach sobre estas amenazas:

 

El jefe de policía Robert Luna dijo, “el Departamento de Policía de Long Beach toma muy en serio todas las posibles amenazas de violencia e investiga completamente todos los incidentes reportados.”   “Hacer cualquier tipo de amenaza, ya sea en persona o por internet, es ilegal y tiene consecuencias graves.” 

 

Tales consecuencias, como también hemos visto en las recientes semanas, pueden incluir suspensión, arresto y un posible procesamiento legal.  Los estudiantes que hacen amenazas, aún en forma de “broma,” pueden encontrarse rápidamente enfrentando la gama completa de estas consecuencias. 

 

Instamos a los padres de familia a platicar con sus hijos de este asunto.  A consecuencia de la pérdida sin sentido de vidas en los recientes tiroteos escolares a nivel nacional, es completamente inapropiado e inaceptable hacer estas amenazas, ni siquiera en forma de “broma.”

 

Agradecemos el apoyo de todos durante este tiempo difícil.  Seguimos animando a los estudiantes, los padres de familia y al personal a que reporten inmediatamente cualquier información que pudiera tener un impacto en la seguridad de otras personas.  Con su ayuda, podemos seguir proporcionando escuelas seguras y la mejor educación posible para nuestros estudiantes.

 

Sinceramente,

 

Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendente Escolar

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/7/18




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A Team Effort – LCAP Highlights

 

Dear Friends,

 

In recent weeks, we have shared with you some highlights of our Local Control and Accountability Plan, or LCAP.  We began with the publications titled Academic Excellence and Basic Services – A Foundation for Excellence.  Today we continue our series of highlights with A Team Effort – Parents, Students and School.

 

If the title links to the above documents don’t work, you can also find them at lbschools.net under the Local Control section.

 

We will share additional information on the LCAP in the days ahead.

 

Best regards,

Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser

Superintendent of Schools

 

Un Esfuerzo en Equipo (Lo destacado del LCAP)

 

Estimados Amigos,

 

En las últimas semanas, hemos compartido con ustedes algunos puntos destacados del Plan de Control y Responsabilidad Local o LCAP.  Empezamos con las publicaciones tituladas Excelencia Académica y Servicios Básicos – La Fundación para la Excelencia.  El día de hoy seguimos con nuestra serie de puntos destacados con Un Esfuerzo en Equipo – Padres de Familia, Estudiantes y Escuela.

 

Si los enlaces con los títulos no funcionan, usted también puede encontrarlos en lbschools.net bajo la sección “Local Control.”

 

Compartiremos información adicional sobre el LCAP en los próximos días.

 

Mis mejores deseos,

Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser

Superintendente Escolar

 

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 3/2/18




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The Long Beach Police Department issued this news release Wednesday evening, Feb. 21 regarding their ongoing work to keep schools safe.

 

This news release also is available at longbeach.gov/police under News & Events, then Press Releases.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/21/18




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From Superintendent Christopher J. Steinhauser. Learn more.
 

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/20/18




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Participants will view and discuss the award-winning film, "Screenagers," which probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and the messy struggles over things like social media, cyber bullying, video games and academics.

 

See attached flier for details.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/20/18




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Basic Services -- LCAP Highlights 

 

Dear Friends,

 

Two weeks ago, we began sharing with you some highlights of our Local Control and Accountability Plan, or LCAP.  We began with a publication titled Academic Excellence.  Today we continue our series of highlights with Basic Services – A Foundation for Excellence.

 

If the title links to the above documents don’t work, you can also find them at lbschools.net under the Local Control Funding section.

 

In the coming weeks, we will share additional highlights of the LCAP.

 

Best regards,

Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools

 

Servicios Básicos -- Lo Destacado del LCAP

 

Estimados Amigos,

 

Hace dos semanas empezamos a compartir con ustedes algunos puntos destacados de nuestro Plan de Control y Responsabilidad Local o LCAP.  Empezamos con una publicación titulada Excelencia Académica.  El día de hoy seguimos con nuestra serie de los aspectos destacados con Servicios Básicos – La Fundación para la Excelencia.

 

Si los enlaces con los títulos no funcionan, usted también puede encontrarlos en lbschools.net bajo la sección “Local Control Funding.”

 

En las próximas semanas, compartiremos puntos adicionales del LCAP.

 

Mis mejores deseos,

Chris

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser

Superintendente Escolar

 

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/15/18




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State law requires all public schools to create a School Accountability Report Card (SARC). The purpose of the report card is to provide parents and the community with important information about your child's school, which includes:

  • School Description and Mission
  • School Programs and Instructional Materials
  • Opportunities for Parent Involvement
  • Test Results
  • Safety Plan
  • Facilities

We invite you to view the School Accountability Report Card (SARC) for your child's school.  You can find your school's SARC here.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 2/14/18




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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 1/26/18




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Resources for Families Lacking Internet or Computer Access

 

For qualifying families who lack Internet or computer access, the attached flier provides information about low-cost resources that are available.

 

Recursos para las familias que no tienen acceso al Internet o computadora

 

Para familias que no tienen acceso al Internet o computadora, el volante adjunto proporciona información acerca de recursos de bajo costo que están disponibles.

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Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 11/30/17




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




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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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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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PSAT/NMSQT testing this Wednesday, October 11.

 

Here are a few tips to help you prepare for the test:

  • Get a good night’s sleep, and eat a healthy dinner and breakfast.
  • Be at school on time.
  • Do your best on the test and try to answer all of the questions.
  • There is no penalty for wrong answers.

For further information about your schools’ specific testing schedule and instructions for the day, please refer to your school’s website or your counselor.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/9/17




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Students can gain a head start on college and career planning by taking the PSAT/NMSQT.

 

Students in grades 8 to11 will take the PSAT/NMSQT on Wednesday, Oct. 11 free of charge.

 

The PSAT/NMSQT connects students to colleges and universities and provides preparation for the SAT.  The PSAT/NMSQT also provides opportunities for scholarships, and matches students with Advanced Placement courses.

 

Ask your counselor for more information about what the PSAT/NMSQT can do for you and visit www.PSAT.org .

 

For further information about your school's specific testing schedule and instructions for the day, please refer to your school’s website or your counselor.

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Posted by: Public Information Office, District Admin, Long Beach Unified School District
Published: 10/4/17




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




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Richard D. Browning High School opened August 30, 2017 to students, staff and community accolades. Special thanks to all our families, District, Board of Ed., construction teams and community supports. 

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Posted by: Felicia Anderson
Published: 8/31/17