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LAUSD schools respond to Fentanyl

LAUSD schools respond to Fentanyl

Davis Marks and Chloe Park September 28, 2022

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) issued a health alert Sept. 15 after four teenagers overdosed on counterfeit narcotic pills in Hollywood, including one student who was found dead in...

LAUSD experiences enrollment decline

LAUSD experiences enrollment decline

Saisha Kumar and Tate Sheehy August 29, 2022

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools face low enrollment numbers as students transition to private schools, families move to less expensive areas and students move into full-time employment,...

LAUSD Board of Education Vice President Nick Melvoin 04 poses with former Chronicle advisor Kathleen Neumeyer during his reelection event.

School board VP Nick Melvoin ’04 holds reelection event

Lily Lee April 24, 2022

Vice President of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education Nick Melvoin ’04 held a political fundraising event for his school board reelection campaign at the home of former...

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education Vice President Nick Melvoin ’04 spoke to the Directed Study: Public Education in America.

LAUSD Board of Education VP speaks to directed study

Will Sherwood February 12, 2022

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education Vice President Nick Melvoin ’04 spoke to the Directed Study: Public Education in America—Ideal to Reality course Feb. 9. Before his work...

Students line up to get tested for COVID-19 before school at Palisades Charter High School.

LAUSD mandates vaccines

Natalie Cosgrove September 15, 2021

The governing board of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced that all eligible students, 12 and older, are required to receive the vaccine to attend schools within the district. The...

Nick Melvoin ’04 elected to LAUSD Board

Noa Schwartz May 17, 2017

Alum and former Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Nick Melvoin '04 emerged victorious in L.A. Unified School District Board elections May 16. After garnering enough votes in the March primary election to advance...

Members of Unconventional Leadership encouraged students to vote. Credit: Saba Nia/Chronicle

Unconventional Leadership encourages students to vote for LAUSD

Saba Nia May 16, 2017

Members of the Unconventional Leadership class promoted the May 16 Los Angeles Unified School District elections with a booth on the quad that featured a sign-spinner, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and music...

Nick Melvoin ’04 to compete in LAUSD runoff

Noa Schwartz March 8, 2017

Alum and District Four L.A. Unified School District board candidate Nick Melvoin ’04 will compete in a runoff with incumbent District 4 School Board President Steve Zimmer after a second place finish...

Nick Melvoin 04 is challenging LAUSD school board President Steve Zimmer for the District Four seat. Credit: Noa Schwartz/Chronicle

Alum challenges school board president

Noa Schwartz February 16, 2017

Alum and District Four L.A. Unified School District board candidate Nick Melvoin ’04 aims to lead the charge in implementing necessary change to modernize the LAUSD. Melvoin is in the final month of...

Parents to attend forum for LAUSD

Claudia Wong February 16, 2017

President Rick Commons urged the community to attend a forum for candidates for the L.A. Unified School District 4 school board. Participating in the forum would help members of the Harvard-Westlake community...

Jordan Goldstein 17 leads a group of preschoolers to Ted Slavin Field in advance of a Special Olympics event. Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

School hosts Special Olympics event for preschoolers

Anthony Weinraub December 2, 2016

Students high-fived and cheered on preschoolers as they participated in events ranging from walking across a balance beam to running around cones during the Special Olympics Young Athletes Festival Dec....

Preschoolers to visit for Special Olympics

Saba Nia November 23, 2016

Preschoolers from roughly a dozen different Los Angeles Unified School District elementary schools will come to campus to participate in a Special Olympics competition Dec. 2. The event will include over...

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