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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, ...



Newport Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Newport Beach, CA Patch

Newport Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its ...



Santa Monica School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Santa Monica, CA Patch

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Students Evacuated After Bomb Threat At Lowell High  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police were investigating a bomb threat at Lowell High School on Monday that forced the evacuation of students. According to ...



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 ...



SFUSD leaders consider changes to student assignment, Lowell admissions process  San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco Unified School District leaders are mulling changes to the district's school assignment policy that would make it easier for students in The.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Black History Month poster sparks protest at Lowell High School in San Francisco  KGO-TV

Outraged students walked out of school and to San Francisco City Hall over a controversial school poster meant to honor Black History Month.



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 ...



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 ...



Students reenter Lowell High School after bomb threat  KGO-TV

Students and staff were allowed back into Lowell High School in San Francisco this afternoon after police searched for a reported bomb, police and school ...



Lowell Class of '62 reclaims building for reunion  San Francisco Chronicle

Borrowing their beloved brick campus back from City College of San Francisco, the last high school class to walk these halls for four years filed upstairs and into ...



Here are the 10 best public high schools in San Francisco  San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco's list of its best public high schools span neighborhoods across the city from North Beach to the Mission to Diamond Heights to Merced Manor.



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

U.S. News ranked all of the public schools in the nation and in the top 100 are schools in Los Altos, San Jose, San Francisco, Cupertino, Saratoga, Los Gatos, ...



Students Protest Racism At San Francisco High School By Staging Walkout  CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A group of black and other minority students who walked out of San Francisco's Lowell High School Tuesday morning in ...



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.



Lowell High penis letter a senior prank?  SFGate

High school seniors play pranks. And as pranks go, this one's pretty good. Lowell High School officials are trying to find out who wrote a certain letter this week at ...



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 ...



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 ...



Deaths for the week of Sept. 21, 2018  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.



SF school board election: Collins, Lopez and Moliga win seats  San Francisco Chronicle

Alison Collins, Gabriela Lopez and Faauuga Moliga won seats Tuesday night on the San Francisco school board. Election results showed Collins topping the ...



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 ...



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.



Carol Channing Had Bay Area Roots | KCBS 740AM | 106.9 FM  KCBS

Bay Area residents mourned the death of Broadway icon Carol Channing, who grew up in San Francisco and started her stage career here. She died today at ...



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 ...



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 ...



Adele Caroline Stone | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Adele Caroline Stone, who celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 29, 2018, died Dec. 16, 2018.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The Bay Area's top 30 public high schools of 2016  SFGate

San Francisco's Lowell High School was rated #1 in the Bay Area in the latest US News and World Report rankings of top public high schools in America.



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 ...



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 ...



Take Wings Foundation Hosts 15th Annual Angel Awards  oaklandpost.org

Apply now for FREE financial aid. The deadline is Friday, March 2, 2019 to apply for a Cal Grant or Middle Class Scholarship. You may be eligible for an award ...



The top Bay Area public high schools ranked by SAT scores  San Francisco Business Times

Out of 100 public high schools on this San Francisco Bay Area ranking, almost all of the top 10 scorers for the highest SATs are located in the South Bay.



Deaths for the week of Dec. 14, 2018  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, ...



Former San Francisco Teacher Accused Of Arranging Sex With Minor  CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Mountain View police have arrested a former San Francisco teacher after he allegedly attempted to arrange to meet with a minor ...



Remembering Frederick Street's Polytechnic High School  Hoodline

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



'Not That Different': Thousands Join Bay Area 'March for Our Lives' Rallies  NBC Bay Area

Around 40 Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumni in the Bay Area are among the thousands who attended the marches in San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland, ...



Deaths for the week of April 6, 2018  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 ...



Hundreds of students in SF for city’s first robotics battle  SFGate

Hayel Kiymetli traveled from her boarding school, Darussafaka in Istanbul, as one of hundreds of high school students taking part in a regional First Robotics ...



California high school students graduating at record rate  SFGate

High school graduation rates hit a record high across California, with the biggest gains made by students most at risk of dropping out, according to statewide ...



Ivy League or Bust / What does it take to make it through today's college marketing mill? And can we stop it?  San Francisco Chronicle

In 1990, my husband and I made a terrible academic mistake. We gave birth to our daughter. Had we been more strategically adept parents, we would have ...



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.



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 ...



Lowell baseball coach John Donohue is finishing with a flourish  SFGate

The Lowell baseball team isn't making it any easier on John Donohue, who announced before the season, that this, his 33rd, would be his last. At 15-0 in ...



How biotech investor Bill Bowes gave the San Francisco Conservatory a huge boost  San Francisco Chronicle

Five years ago, San Francisco Conservatory of Music President David Stull walked into a breakfast meeting at the Pacific-Union Club to ask board member Bill ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Top 15 Bay Area High Schools For Students From Low-Income Families  CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An Oakland-based non-profit has compiled a list of the top 15 Bay Area high schools for students from low-income families.



NAACP calls for ‘state of emergency’ to close achievement gap in SF schools  San Francisco Chronicle

Despite years of targeted programs, San Francisco district schools have failed to close an achievement gap in which black students lag behind their peers and ...



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.



Contemporary Jewish Museum Honors Cartoonist Rube Goldberg  Hoodline

The Contemporary Jewish Museum is paying homage to one of San Francisco's best-known artists with its new exhibition, The Art of Rube Goldberg. Born on ...



One dead in shooting in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset  San Francisco Chronicle

One male victim is dead after gun shots rang out in the Outer Sunset District in San Francisco Tuesday night, police said. San Francisco police officers ...



Nine of California’s top 20 public high schools are in the Bay Area  San Francisco Chronicle

Nine of the 20 best public high schools in California are in the Bay Area, according to U.S. News & World Report. The online news magazine released its list of ...



Donald L. Huff | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

March 31, 1923 – April 29, 2018. advertisement. Donald Lloyd Huff (Don) of Burlingame passed away in his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on April ...



How many homeless S.F. schoolkids? Enough to fill 70 classrooms  SFGate

One out of every 25 San Francisco schoolkids is homeless. In other words, if you put all those 2,100 students together, they would fill 70 to 80 classrooms and ...



Hundreds of volunteers help SF agencies clean up streets  SFGate

With graffiti sprayed on schools and cigarette butts discarded on sidewalks, overgrown bushes encroaching on pathways and weeds threatening public gardens, ...



Bruce Bochy on Giants’ next boss: ‘My job is to make it work’  San Francisco Chronicle

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 ...



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 ...



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!



BATCO Presents I, TOO, SING AMERICA An Interdisciplinary Interpretation of The Work Of Poets & Artists Of Color  Broadway World

Using a diverse cast of singers, actors, poets, and performers, 'I, Too, Sing America' honors and weaves the perspectives and experiences of American artists of ...



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.



'Havana Curveball' premieres at S.F. Jewish Film Festival  SFGate

'Havana Curveball' premieres at S.F. Jewish Film Festival Bar mitzvah project sparks story line for film making its world premiere Mica Jarmel-Schneider is a ...



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- ...



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.



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 ...



Facebook Gives Every 8th Grader at Everett a Laptop  Mission Local

Principal Lena Van Haren called 8th graders at Everett Middle School to the auditorium to hear about high school applications. They filed in, sat, and.



Bill Evers, SF environmentalist and attorney, dies at 90  San Francisco Chronicle

During a long and distinguished career, Mr. Evers switched between private practice and public *service*. An activist in eradicating urban blight, he chaired 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?



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 ...



Deaths for the week of May 25, 2018  Jweekly.com

It is with great sadness that the family of Helen Caplan announces her passing on May 15, 2018 at the age of 97. She will be lovingly remembered by her three ...



One of San Francisco's toughest schools transformed by the power of meditation  The Guardian

There was a time when Visitacion Valley middle school in San Francisco could have featured in a gritty US crime drama. Surrounded by drugs and gang ...



High schools curb driver's ed as interest dies  San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco school board is looking to abolish the graduation requirement, offering the classroom course only as an elective. In the late 1980s, virtually ...



Keith Jackson, former S.F. education official, accused in murder-for-hire scheme  SFGate

In an odd twist, Jackson blamed his child-support troubles on being fired from a job he'd held for just four days - as an investigator tracking down deadbeat dads ...



College students fill gap year with meaning  San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco teen strove for straight A's and fell short by one B - in driver's education - and was accepted into the prestigious Northwestern University, her ...



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 ...



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 ...



The 34 Iconic Dishes and Drinks of San Francisco  Eater SF

Classic food and beverages from classic SF restaurants and bars.



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

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



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 ...



Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools  San Francisco Chronicle

At first glance, Quiet Time - a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay ...



Gary Wilsey  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 ...



San Francisco's Most Famous Natives  thebolditalic

Written by Rhea St. Julien and illustrated by Mia Nolting. If you're raising your kid in San Francisco or grew up here, you're in good company. Here's a list of our ...



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.



Deaths for the week of Feb. 10, 2017  Jweekly.com

Dr. Frederick Norton Firestone was a proud, fourth-generation Californian, born to Dr. Frederick Firestone and Adrienne Norton Firestone on Dec. 6, 1931.



S.F. schools superintendent to receive 27% pay raise  SFGate

San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Richard Carranza will see an extra $65000 in his annual paycheck — a 27 percent raise granted ...



Rep. Jackie Speier addresses political concerns  Scot Scoop News

Truth and Justice for All,” “Resist and Persist,” and “We Support Jackie” were just some of the signs carried into the auditorium of Lowell High School on Feb.11 ...



Classically inspired — and connected  Newfillmore

LANDMARKS | BRIDGET MALEY. A headline in the November 15, 1922, edition of the Chronicle proclaimed: “Board of Education Cites Pressing Need for ...



California, Oakland, S.F. dropout rates decline  San Francisco Chronicle

The new numbers, which also showed lower dropout rates, were based on a better system of tracking students and represent the most accurate picture to date of ...



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.



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