Category Archives: Schools

Quite an Eventful October 8 at Palisades High 

By NOAH ZARET With MARGOT BARRETT Friday, October 8, was indeed a hectic day for PaliHi students. Upon arrival, students were bombarded by a crowd of parents protesting against the student vaccine mandate. They chanted “my child, my choice” in … Continue reading

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Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy Will Dine with a Raffle Winner, Benefitting Rotary and the YMCA

When Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy was asked to dine for charity, the acclaimed actor was all in – provided the company and food were good. The Palisades Rotary Club, which is sponsoring the fundraising event, is vouching for … Continue reading

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Viewpoint – L.A. City Needs to Assure Parents There Are NO Pedophiles in Parks

  Anyone who has ever volunteered to referee or coach at a L.A. City Recreation Center or for a youth sport team or activity knows they need to be fingerprinted (live scanned). Those who come near kids, are also often … Continue reading

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Looking for a Fun After-School Activity?

Long-time Theatre Palisades Youth director Lara Ganz is teaming with Aaron Jung to offer after-school improvisation and musical theater classes for youth ages 9 to 15. Under the banner Illumevate, the first option is improv classes on Mondays and Tuesdays … Continue reading

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LAUSD’s Nick Melvoin to Speak at Thursday’s Community Council Meeting 

LAUSD Board Member Nick Melvoin and his District Director Allison Polhill will speak at the Pacific Palisades Community Council meeting this Thursday on Zoom. The meeting starts at 6 p.m., and Melvoin is scheduled near the beginning. The packed agenda … Continue reading

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LAUSD and PaliHi Parents Navigate Covid Protocols; Access to Classroom Instruction Sought for Quarantined Students

Although local public schools started just a week ago, parents have already had children sent home/quarantined because of exposure to Covid. At Canyon Elementary, a parent wrote that their child had been exposed to a student who tested positive, and … Continue reading

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It’s Official, Seven Arrows Elementary Purchases Aldersgate

Seven Arrows Elementary, a private kindergarten through sixth grade school, has purchased the Aldersgate Retreat Center on Haverford in Pacific Palisades, it was announced on August 24. The school had secured a rental agreement for the 2020-2021 school year. In … Continue reading

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PaliHi’s Julia Abbott Places Second in the Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Palisades High School senior Julia Abbott placed second in the 2021 Optimist International Oratorical World Championships that was streamed live on July 23, earning $10,000 in scholarship money. The Brentwood resident spoke on the theme “Healing the World with Optimism,” … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades Youth Will Perform “Aladdin, Jr.” Outdoors in Temescal Canyon, Starting Friday Night

The always popular Theatre Palisades Youth will present their summer production of “Aladdin, Jr.” over the next two weekends – but with a twist. Instead of performing in Pierson Playhouse, the shows will be outside in Temescal Gateway Park, 15601 … Continue reading

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Ballet Conservatory West Studio Closing

(Editor’s note: We received the following July 12 correspondence from a patron of Ballet Conservatory West, which is located in the Palisades Highland Village at Palisades Drive and Sunset Boulevard. Founder and director Natalie Wright wrote to her students/families.) Dear … Continue reading

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