Category Archives: Schools

Environmental Protest Rally Held on Swarthmore

By CHAZ PLAGER As part of the Global Climate Strike Protest on September 23, Pacific Palisades teens joined the rest of the world in protest against environmental damage. Originally created by Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, who was nominated for the … Continue reading

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90272: High Schoolers’ Struggle to Balance Work and Studies

By CHAZ PLAGER Getting a part-time job is a ubiquitous high school experience. Once students hit junior year and turn sixteen, many quickly rush to get a work permit. Some students want experience working in general, some just want something … Continue reading

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Pali Teen Entrepreneur Produces My Plots, a Party App 

BY CHAZ PLAGER The hardest part of planning a party is finding the people, and with the advent of the internet things should have become easier. Surprisingly to Jack Schwartz, 17, it only became more complicated. Fed up with constant … Continue reading

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PaliHi Band Prepares for Competition Season

By CHAZ PLAGER School is back in session, and the unchanging traditions of the fall semester stand firm, such as marching band. Those who live near Palisades Charter High School can often hear the PaliHi band practicing in the evening … Continue reading

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After Losing ADA Money Last Year, Attendance Policy Is Reinstated at PaliHi

  If Palisades residents thought they saw a large number of high school kids walking around the Village last year during the school day or hanging out in the park at the Palisades Recreation Center, they were right. The attendance … Continue reading

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August 31 Park Closure Alert for Caroline Byfield’s Memorial

The parking lot at the Palisades Recreation Center, 851 Alma Real, will be closed all day on Wednesday, August 31. The baseball fields will also be closed to the public that day. The playground and tennis courts will be open. … Continue reading

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2022 Summer Youth Writing Contest Underway

The Friends of the Palisades Library organization has launched its annual summer creative writing contest, which is now available for students who attend school (private or public) in Los Angeles. Youth and teens from first grade through high school are … Continue reading

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Bonin Against Banning Homeless Encampments Next to Schools

Protestors filled City Hall today and tried to prevent a vote that would ban homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools and daycare centers. Protestors heckled councilmembers, snapped their fingers and held signs that read, “Repeal 41.18.” The ordinance passed today … Continue reading

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Community Members Needed for Palisades High School Board

  The Pacific Palisades Charter High School, a fiscally independent charter high school, is governed by a 12- member board of trustees. The Board consists of faculty, classified members, a student, parents and community members. A special election is now … Continue reading

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Daily, Public Middle and High School Will Start Later

By CHAZ PLAGER If you’re a parent, you know just how dangerous a cranky teen is. And teens who don’t get enough sleep are just that. With schools starting between 7 and 8 a.m. for most middle and high schools, … Continue reading

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