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Change To Year 1956

March 5, 2015 by Gary Giragosian Kaloostian (Register to contact)

I did not graduate in 1966. I graduated in 1956. Please make this correction.
Thank you, Gary Kaloostian

Journalism Awards

May 7, 2012 by Ralph Otte (Register to contact)

I've received an award for "Helping Young Musicians Worldwide." This follows the "Adamson Award for Journalism" at MAHS, added to a plaque there. Is it still there?
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Why this nonprofit is taking Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA out of museums and into schools

September 20, 2017 by 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCCPacific Standard Time: LA/LA is taking over museums and galleries across Southern California, but visiting those venues isn't the only opportunity for students to interact with its content. Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA and the LA Promise Fund kicked ...

Formerly homeless teen who helped pull family out of poverty will attend Harvard

May 17, 2017 by AOL

AOLA Manual Arts High School senior whose family of six was homeless for three months after his father lost his job will be attending Harvard University in the fall, thanks to a USC program. Jorge Campos, 17, currently lives with his family in Palmdale ...

John W. Thomas, Ph.D.

February 28, 2017 by Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria TimesAs his father was a member of the U.S. Navy, John attended elementary schools in several U.S. seaport communities, as well as in Panama. He graduated from Manual Arts High School in 1949. He then began his scientific studies at Los Angeles City College ...

Top 5 High School Recruiting Pipelines for USC Football in 2017

February 2, 2017 by Reign of Troy

Reign of TroySigning Day 2017 went off without a hitch for USC football, with players spanning both Southern California and the country. But where are Trojans' biggest pipelines? BEST OF USC: Top 3-Stars Ever. As the biggest college football brand west of the ...

Freeman Williams, one of the great long-range shooters, to be honored by City Section

January 22, 2017 by Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWilliams remembers one game during a summer in the 1970s when he was playing against perhaps the greatest L.A. “playground legend” of all, Raymond Lewis from Verbum Dei. It was at Compton College. “He was playing on one side and I was playing on the ...

Football: Daiyan Henley, Greg Johnson are co-Coliseum League MVPs

December 15, 2016 by Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesDL_Chris Green, Los Angeles, Sr.; Tyler Cotton, Los Angeles, Sr.; Darriante Jones, Crenshaw, Sr.; Gregory Jordan, Dorsey, Sr.; Marvin Boyd, Hawkins, Sr.; Fernando Gomez, Manual Arts, Sr.; LB_Patrick Willis, Los Angeles, Jr.; DJ Wright, Los Angeles, Sr ...

Here's what high school students are saying when they protest Donald Trump

November 10, 2016 by LA Daily News

LA Daily NewsHundreds of Los Angeles high school students walked out and spilled into the streets Thursday morning, protesting Donald Trump's presidency. Before noon, students from San Gabriel, Montclair, Highland Park, Eagle Rock and South LA. Students, including ...

Here are all the Southern California students who walked out of schools to protest Donald Trump

November 10, 2016 by LA Daily News

LA Daily NewsTeenage protesters in the Los Angeles area voiced their opinion against president-elect Donald Trump Thursday morning by walking out of school. Before noon, hundreds of high school students poured out into the streets from high schools in San Gabriel ...

Joshua Pechthalt

November 5, 2016 by Huffington Post

Labor leader Joshua Pechthalt is the President of the California Federation of teachers, which represents more than 120,000 educators and support staff from pre-K through college. He is also an American Federation of Teachers Vice President and a Vice ...

Bill Reynolds: Richard Roelofs – WWII Veteran – Newhall Resident

October 18, 2016 by Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Santa Clarita Valley SignalAt age 95, Richard Van Der Hart Roelofs' memory and articulation remain remarkable. He recited his WWII experiences quickly with so much detail that I had great difficulty keeping up. Richard, of Dutch heritage, is a proud Navy Veteran and one of our ...

Crenshaw Ousts Manual Arts for Third Win

October 13, 2016 by Lasentinel

LasentinelHe soon ran down near Manual Art's sideline to drive in a touchdown. After the half, the cougars made no more points. The Toilers defense evolved from the first half, denying Crenshaw from making many first downs. In the final seconds of the game ...

'Vergara' plaintiffs want to scrap teacher tenure law — this LA teacher wants to expand it

April 22, 2016 by 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCC"Why? It's already a really hard job. It is not easy. And you want to just, then, put in the added stress of, 'You can be fired for anything? Or nothing?'" Members of the United Teachers Los Angeles union march outside Manual Arts High School in South ...

A Performing Arts Showcase in South Los Angeles

March 24, 2016 by Lasentinel

LasentinelSouth L.A.'s Manual Arts High School transformed into a performing arts competition for The Woodcraft Rangers NVISION after school program. 10 local middle and high schools came together to take part in a cheer, drill and drumline competition ...

UC President Napolitano visits Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles

February 4, 2016 by University of California

University of CaliforniaUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano visited Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles today (Feb. 4) to speak with parents, students, teachers and counselors as part of a concentrated effort to raise awareness of UC's accessibility and ...

What to do about texting in class, according to 11 teachers

November 4, 2015 by Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesStephanie Kuo, Manual Arts High School (Los Angeles, Calif.), RSP and AVID teacher. A fellow teacher shared a great strategy with me that has worked well for our classes. Whenever a student is caught violating the cellphone policy, he or she can choose ...

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