Category Archives: Schools

New Transitional Kindergarten, “Roots and Wings,” Offered

Seven Arrows Elementary is launching a new transitional kindergarten program, Roots and Wings based on a dynamic curriculum around the work of Dr. Jane Goodall. Admissions director Kristin Allen Jones said the program, here in Pacific Palisades, will focus on … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed Against Neighbors of RV Parked Outside Venice Elementary School Dismissed

(Editor’s note: This story, written by Westside Current Editor Jamie Paige, was published in partnership with Circling the News.)  By JAMIE PAIGE A lawsuit filed against residents who live near an RV that has been parked outside an elementary school … Continue reading

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Trifecta, Headed by Three PaliHi Students, Provides Financial Literacy for Teens

Trifecta Finance, the brainchild of Luke Shuman, a senior at Palisades High School, teaches financial literacy to students in South L.A. Shuman and two close PaliHi friends, Ian Ishak and Ari Bolloshimi, came up with the name Trifecta because they … Continue reading

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LAUSD to Begin $10 Million Construction Project at Palisades High

According to a flyer sent to residents who live near Palisades Charter High School, the LAUSD will soon begin to remove and replace the underground utility piping serving the entire campus and replace the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system in the competition … Continue reading

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Venice RV Dweller Paints Mural of Mike Bonin on Side of Camper

(Editor’s note: The December 15 story is reprinted by permission of Westside Current. Circling the News had asked CD 11 Candidate Allison Polhill about the camper by Westminister Elementary School in early November when she was working for LAUSD under … Continue reading

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Eclipse, a Pre-K School, Is Open in Pacific Palisades

  Parents who have a child too old for preschool but too young for kindergarten have a pre-K option in Pacific Palisades: Eclipse School. The school’s co-founders, Beth Reilly and Shea Morris, are both licensed and experienced, and they are … Continue reading

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Seven Arrows Kindergarten Students Lead a Food Drive

What can a small group do to help the community? Just ask Seven Arrows Elementary kindergarten students and they can tell you that they were able to help collect almost 11,000 food items that were donated to the Westside Food … Continue reading

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TWO NEWS ITEMS: DWP Arrest and LAUSD Education

Second Person Pleads Guilty in DWP Scandal The former head of the Department of Water & Power, David Wright, who was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016 and resigned in 2019, will plead guilty to bribery on Friday, federal … Continue reading

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American Legion’s Jim Cragg Receives Veteran of the Year Award

Lt. Colonel Jim Cragg, commander of American Legion Post 283, was honored on November 13 as the Veteran of the Year during the UCLA Football Military Appreciation Game at the Rose Bowl. This 2020 award was presented in person this … Continue reading

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Creating Dia de los Muertos at Palisades High

By ANGELICA PEREYA Art Teacher, Palisades High School The function of cultures all over the world is to help us navigate our lives.  Cultures change depending on geography and resources.  Mortality challenges our humanity in the most profound of ways. … Continue reading

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