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SF school board changes Lowell admission policy to increase black enrollment  San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco school board took a small step toward increasing access to the academically elite Lowell High School, allowing all qualified applicants from a ...



Lowell High School’s competitive selection process may violate state law  San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco's Lowell High School, ranked among the best public schools in the nation, has long admitted high academic achievers to secure its elite status, ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: SF Schools Make List  San Francisco, CA Patch

San Francisco Schools Makes Elite US News List - San Francisco, CA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...



New admissions policy at San Francisco’s Lowell High School aims for wider ethnic backgrounds  KRON4

The San Francisco Board of Education has made changes to the admissions policy at Lowell High School.



Lowell High School evacuated after bomb threat  KRON4

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The San Francisco Police Department is investigating a bomb threat received at Lowell High School, the school district said via ...



‘It’s so crazy’: Lowell teacher docked pay while undergoing liver transplant  San Francisco Chronicle

The news that California public school teachers must pay for their own substitutes if they're out with a major illness went viral — picked up by People magazine, ...



Merrianne Garrow Hoffman | Obituaries  Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Merrianne Garrow Hoffman, aged 70, of Gig Harbor, Washington, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019, following a motor vehicle accident. She spent the last ...



Broadway Legend, San Francisco Native Carol Channing Dies At 97  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF / AP) — Carol Channing, the Bay Area's lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 ...



Only 2 NorCal schools crack top 50 of US News' 'Best High Schools' ranking  SFGate

California schools had a poor showing on U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of the best high schools in the nation. Only 10 California high schools ...



Special education teacher a prime example of where SF should invest windfall  San Francisco Chronicle

Mr. Stephen! Mr. Stephen! Mr. Stephen!” A 15-year-old boy with severe autism rocked in his chair, calling loudly and repeatedly for his teacher, Stephen Torres ...



Protesting Racist Incidents, Lowell High School Students Walk Out  Hoodline

29 students at the city's public Lowell High School walked out of class today, in protest of racist incidents that have been occurring at their school. The most ...



The 25 best Bay Area high schools  The Mercury News

These schools were ranked among California's best by U.S. News and World Report this year.



32 Bay Area schools on state's 'Distinguished' list  SFGate

The Bay Area laid claim to 32 of the 162 middle and high schools honored as Distinguished Schools by the state Department of Education for 2019. The East ...



San Francisco High School Ranked In 2019 Niche List  San Francisco, CA Patch

San Francisco High School Ranked In '19 Niche List - San Francisco, CA - Niche ranked the best public high schools in California. See how high Lowell High ...



San Francisco sheriff, citing health and family, won't seek second term in November  KGO-TV

San Francisco's first elected female sheriff, Vicki Hennessy, announced she won't seek re-election in November.



Here's how 10 San Francisco high schools performed on the AP exams  SFGate

San Francisco's Lowell High School had the highest number of passing scores on the Advanced Placement exams in 2015-16 and the highest percentage of ...



Neighborhood Notes: History day at Dolores Park, hospitality scholarships, and more  Mission Local

Attend History Day at Dolores Park on Sunday, June 2, to learn about the indigenous people who first inhabited the area, social and political activism in the park, ...



SF supervisors propose plan to use windfall for teacher raises  San Francisco Chronicle

A group of supervisors wants to use $13.5 million of the city's recent windfall money to fund one year of teacher pay raises and will propose the plan at Tuesday's ...



Roger Thompson Obituary - Oakland, CA | San Francisco Chronicle  Legacy.com

Roger C Thompson June 1, 1926 - Dec 30, 2018 Former Chronicle reporter Roger Thompson died on Dec 30, 2018. He was born in 1926 in Wisconsin, and ...



National Merit Scholarships: More Bay Area winners revealed  East Bay Times

More Bay Area high school students have been named winners in the National Merit Scholarship program, securing money to help them go to college. After the ...



Burlingame School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

Burlingame School Named Among Best Public Schools - Burlingame-Hillsborough, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



Beverly Hills School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Beverly Hills, CA Patch

Beverly Hills School Among Best CA High Schools - Beverly Hills, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



The 10 best Bay Area public high schools ranked by SAT scores for 2018  San Francisco Business Times

If you're looking for an academic powerhouse of a public high school, the East Bay and Marin remain your best bets.



1,500 CA High Schools Made Elite U.S. News & World 2019 List  Manhattan Beach, CA Patch

These CA Schools Made Elite US News List - Manhattan Beach, CA - U.S. News & World Report ranked more than 17000 schools, an increase from 2700 last ...



San Francisco List: 2019 National Merit Scholarship Winners  San Francisco, CA Patch

SF Winners: 2019 National Merit Scholarships - San Francisco, CA - Here's the list of local students who will receive $2500 scholarships.



National Merit Scholarships: And the Bay Area winners are …  East Bay Times

Dozens of Bay Area high school students have been named winners in the National Merit Scholarship program, securing money to help them go to college.



Deaths for the week of Feb. 8, 2019  The Jewish News of Northern California

Bea Cahn passed away on Nov. 17, 2018 at the age of 97. A third-generation Californian and native of San Francisco, she attended Lowell High School and the ...



Walnut, Diamond Bar Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

Walnut, DB, Voted Best Public High Schools In CA - Diamond Bar-Walnut, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



Dublin School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Dublin, CA Patch

DHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Dublin, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public ...



San Francisco's top-performing schools, according to recent test scores  SFGate

State education officials released standardized test scores from the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Wednesday, and they paint a ...



Squaring The Circle: Eighth-Grade Algebra and the 2018 School Board Race  thebaycitybeacon.com

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) made headlines with a surprising turnabout on its much-criticized school assignment policy. That leaves ...



List of top California high schools, see which Bay Area schools made it  KRON4.com

U.S. News has released their list of the top high schools in California.



Twenty-One Bay Area Schools in the Top 100 Public High Schools in California: Report  NBC Bay Area

Twenty-one schools in the Bay Area are in the top 100 public high schools in California, according to a report. U.S. News ranked all of the public schools in the ...



Carol Channing had unique ideas for a final San Francisco resting place  The Mercury News

Carol Channing, the Broadway legend who grew up in San Francisco, reportedly discussed several unique ideas for returning to her hometown after her death, ...



Deaths for the week of Sept. 21, 2018 – J.  The Jewish News of Northern California

Robert “Bud” Jacob died peacefully at home on Aug. 18 just after his 89th birthday. A San Francisco native, he was born Aug. 4, 1929 to Pearl and Edwin Jacob.



La Cañada School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

La Cañada School Among Best CA High Schools - La Cañada Flintridge, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



How Carol Channing reconnected with - and married! - her high school sweetheart 70 years later  AOL

After marrying three times previously, Broadway and film star Carol Channing found her last love in her high school sweetheart.



Mammoth new CPMC hospital transforms Van Ness corridor  SFBay

Sutter Health's $2.1 billion new California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness campus opens its doors to patients on Saturday just seven months after its Mission ...



Harvey Rogers  Tiburon Ark

Longtime Belvedere resident Harvey Sanford Rogers, a two-time Citizen of the Year and master gardener known for creating the richly hued Blackie's Pasture ...



Letters to the editor: Judge students on merit  San Francisco Chronicle

Chronicle readers offer their views on issues of the moment. Eliminating SAT/ACT tests and reaching out to voters are the hottest topics.



Sydney Goldstein, founder of City Arts & Lectures, dies at 73  San Francisco Chronicle

Sydney Goldstein, the founder and driving force behind City Arts & Lectures, the popular onstage conversation series with…



To ‘slay’ communication with his students, high school teacher makes Gen Z dictionary  KRON4

Slang can be hard across any generational gap. Baby boomers may have been confused to hear about an “airhead” in the 1980s or getting “tight” in the 1990s.



Student Press Freedom Day — Jan. 30, 2019  Student Press Law Center

It's time to raise your voice. Make plans now to take part in a nationwide Student Press Freedom Day Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Use #StudentPressFreedom on ...



Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.



2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California - Walnut Creek, CA - Here's the complete list of California students awarded $2500 scholarships.



San Francisco Middle Schools No Longer Teaching 'Algebra 1'  KQED

Parents of high-achieving students say delaying the course until high school will slow children's progress.



St. Gabriel School celebrates 7 decades of memories  Catholic San Francisco

Mercy Sister Janet Rozzano graduated from St. Gabriel School in 1952. (Courtesy Photos) October 25, 2018. Christina Gray Students of St. Gabriel School in ...



Deaths for the week of Dec. 14, 2018 – J.  The Jewish News of Northern California

Passed away in her warm home from natural causes. Sarah was a beloved mother to Harold, Frances (Kurlan), Joel and Gary; mother-in-law to Lizbeth Davis, ...



This Beauty Queen Uses Her Platform To Ease Mental Health Stigma In Asian American Community  KPBS

Sophia Ng started competing in pageants to raise awareness around mental health, especially among the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.



2 San Mateo Schools Among 100 Best Public High Schools  San Mateo, CA Patch

Area Schools Among '100 Best' Public High Schools - San Mateo, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California. Six schools ...



Obituary of Janet Elaine Wright  The Union of Grass Valley

Janet Elaine Wright died on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Palo Alto, CA. She was 82. She battled with Alzheimer's disease for ten years and is finally at peace.



Why is San Francisco the state’s worst county for black student achievement?  Sacramento Bee

Parents from San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood gathered around school cafeteria tables and listened as administrators delivered a hopeful message: Their ...



Lowell Quarter Launch Ceremony Highlights  CoinNews.net

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, quarters celebrating Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts were officially introduced to the public.



Obituary of David Marion Mills  The Union of Grass Valley

David Marion Mills passed away on January 17, 2019 at the age of 91. David owned Mills Photo Studio for many years on Mill St in down town Grass.



Nearly 4250 Apply to New Harvard Early Admission Program  New York Times

Last week, The Choice published a chart with early admission application figures — most of them increases over last year — at 25 colleges. That chart has now ...



Marine Mike Myatt’s rescue mission keeps Fleet Week afloat  San Francisco Chronicle

In 2009, the Fleet Week tradition on San Francisco Bay was about to die from disinterest. The Parade of Ships had shrunk to a Parade of Ship, and the U.S. Navy ...



California Has 524 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018  Banning, CA Patch

CA Home To 524 Of Nation's Best Schools: U.S. News - Banning-Beaumont, CA - ​U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the ...



As Courts Flip-Flopped on School Integration, Diversity Has Remained Elusive  San Francisco Public Press

By 2005, when a federal judge lifted the most recent desegregation orders, San Francisco Unified School District had been trying for more than three decades to ...



When Asian women marry outside of their culture, the harshest criticism they face sometimes comes from Asian men  89.3 KPCC

Last week, novelist Celeste Ng wrote an essay that made waves online detailing her personal experience being harassed for being a Chinese-American woman ...



Remembering Frederick Street's Polytechnic High School  Hoodline

A look back at the former Polytechnic High School and its unique history in the neighborhood.



Swimming pool reflection portraits make photo exhibit debut  San Francisco Chronicle

Portrait photographer Martha Ketterer finds her models on BART or in the park and invites them to her portrait studio for a session at a later date. This takes a ...



Linda Parker Pennington: Why I moved to the Hunters Point Shipyard  San Francisco Bay View

by Linda Parker Pennington. Linda Parker Pennington. “So you're going to be part of the gentrification,” my friend declared when, in late 2014, I told him that my ...



FULL LIST: Top 100 High Schools in California As Reported by U.S. News  Patch.com

The time of year has come once again for public high schools nationwide to see how they stack up against their peers. U.S. News & World Report's 'Best High ...



Mark Alan Schlesinger  Sierra Sun

September 11, 1950 ~ June 28, 2018After growing tired of his battle with cancer, Mark Schlesinger moved on to the ski slopes of the great beyond during the ...



Why San Francisco Needs a YIMBY Ballot Measure, According to One YIMBY  thebaycitybeacon.com

Pro-development activists partner with affordable housing developers to streamline affordable housing construction. So how does it work?



The Yankees’ Asst. GM Jean Afterman has to be a candidate for the Giants’ GM search  McCovey Chronicles

It's not too early to speculate about the GM search because the Giants need to hire someone before the end of October. Larry Baer has said multiple times ...



Natural methods help overcome infertility  Catholic San Francisco

Rose Oaferina and family. (Courtesy photo) May 10, 2018. Valerie Schmalz This is the sixth in a series on the 50th anniversary of the papal encyclical “Humanae ...



Deaths for the week of April 6, 2018 – J.  Jweekly.com

Regina “Rifka” Dombek born May 7, 1926 to Joseph Sofnoski and Edith Fishman. Passed from this life on March 30, 2018. Loving mother to Bobbie Dombek ...



Darius Thomas, a promising young scholar from Bayview Hunters Point  San Francisco Bay View

Statement from his family. Darius Thomas. Darius Ja'Quan Thomas was a promising young scholar from Bayview Hunters Point, whose life was cut short on April ...



JROTC programs soldier on in San Francisco  San Francisco Examiner

In 2008, the fight over whether to allow students in San Francisco public schools to have the option of joining the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps was in ...



Bruce Bochy on Giants’ next boss: ‘My job is to make it work’  SF Gate

Bruce Bochy has managed in the big leagues for 24 years and worked with just four general managers, all with different backgrounds, different ideas and ...



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



DA: Suspect in SF killing shot victim in neck while cousin showered  San Francisco Chronicle

A suspect in a Christmas-weekend killing in San Francisco's Excelsior neighborhood shot the victim in the neck while a third man inside the home took a shower, ...



Raising graduation bar poses challenges for school districts  EdSource

Graduating more college-ready students ranks as one of most important education initiatives in California, leading Los Angeles Unified School District to ...



Boys' Wrestler of the Year: Burlingame's Kyle Botelho  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame's Kyle Botelho is playing lacrosse this spring just so he can take a break from his wrestling training.



SF student killed by alleged DUI driver  San Francisco Chronicle

A 17-year-old girl crossing Sloat Boulevard was struck and killed by a car driven by a suspected drunken driver, San Francisco police said Monday. The driver ...



Carol Channing remembered by Harlan Boll  Los Angeles Blade

(Editor's note: Gay Hollywood publicist B. Harlan Boll was close with his friend and client Carol Channing for forever, it seemed. When the Broadway icon died ...



Here's 11 possible candidates for Giants' baseball ops job  NBCSports.com

The Giants' biggest decision this offseason won't be about a player. Their most important decision will be who they hire to run the baseball operations. And it will ...



Gary Wilsey | Obituaries  Napa Valley Register

Retired airline pilot and Napa Valley winegrower, Gary Roy Wilsey, died Monday, July 31 at age 81 after a long illness. He will always be remembered as a kind ...



Judy Bretschneider, dance philanthropist, dies at 63  SF Gate

Judy George Bretschneider, a sex psychologist who switched to international dance as a means of bringing young people together, died last Saturday at her ...



In Their Words: Discovering The Past Of NoPa's Lowell Pharmacy  Hoodline

The city was once covered with small pharmacies run by true San Franciscan characters. Here's a glimpse into one of them, which is now Bread and Butter Cafe.



The Disturbing Spike in Anti-Semitism at Northern California Schools  VICE

Bay Area teachers and staff are struggling to address a massive increase in hate targeting Jewish students.



Bill Bixby Remembered By His Friends And Co-Workers  Closer Weekly

Bill Bixby, 'The Incredible Hulk' star, is remembered by friends and co-workers in this look back at his life and career in Classic TV.



Bay Area non-profit's plans to teach local students sustainable cooking skills  The Pioneer

Daniel Patterson is now a Michelin star chef based in San Francisco, but he got his start doing non-profit work through Larkin St. Youth Services, an organization ...



Deaths for the week of Dec. 8, 2017  Jweekly.com

Bari E. Brenner passed away in Seattle, Washington, on Nov. 20, 2017, at age 70. She had been the recipient of a heart transplant one year earlier. Gdeaths- ...



SAN FRANCISCO / School board votes to dump JROTC program  San Francisco Chronicle

After 90 years in San Francisco high schools, the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps must go, the San Francisco school board decided Tuesday night.



Judge for a day at the Mission Pie baking contest  Mission Local

Mid-August I accept the offer almost before it lands in my inbox: I'm going to be a judge in Mission Pie's 12th Annual Community Pie Baking contest!



School chief gets reacquainted with Sequoia | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Mary Streshly hit the ground running with her ear to the street as soon as she was hired as superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District.



Longtime coach named Heritage's athletic director | Sports  thepress.net

Heritage High School teacher Nate Smith, a veteran high school and college coach, has been named the Patriots' new athletic director.



Best California High Schools 2017: U.S. News And World Report List  Patch.com

Best California High Schools 2017: List - San Mateo, CA - The annual list is out, and hundreds of California schools ranked nationally. Did your school make the ...



HS Football, Week 4: O'Rourke, Seymour carry Sharks past Harker School  Register Pajaronian

(Players react as St. Francis' Joseph Ramirez (12) intercepts a Harker throw in the endzone Friday. Photo by Carlos Torres/For the Register-Pajaronian).



San Francisco officials asking residents to shelter in place on 30th Ave. near Irving  San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco officials are asking residents to shelter in place on 30th Avenue between Irving and Judah streets as they negotiate with a man who is refusing ...



High School Senior Panhandles to Raise Money for College Tuition  ABC News

A high school senior struggling to pay for college panhandled on the streets of Lowell, Massachusetts, to raise money. Emily Stutz had applied for every ...



The 34 Iconic Dishes and Drinks of San Francisco  Eater SF

Classic food and beverages from classic SF restaurants and bars.



Two Stockton Schools Rank in Californias 25 Best High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016  Patch.com

The time of year has come once again for public high schools nationwide to see how they stack up against their peers. U.S. News & World Report's 'Best High ...



Cathy Topham, arts philanthropist and family advocate, dies  SFGate

Cathy Topham, an arts philanthropist and collector who championed emerging artists and advocated for vulnerable families, died Jan. 20 at her home in San ...



SF Chinatown Catholic school to suspend operations  SFGate

After nearly 100 years in operation, St. Mary's School in San Francisco will suspend operations at the end of this school year because of low enrollment and ...



What are those giant hearts in Union Square?  Stark Insider

Established and emerging artists announced for 7th annual 'Hearts in San Francisco' series.



Deaths for the week of March 23, 2018 – J.  Jweekly.com

John William Florence, 87, contributed enormously to the world through his military and Veterans' Administration careers as well as through his relationships ...



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