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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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



Lowell beats Mission for 6th straight AAA baseball championship  SFGate

Lowell High School's baseball team won its record sixth consecutive Academic Athletic Association championship Monday, but it got all it could handle from ...



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 ...



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.



'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 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.



Lowell High penis letter a senior prank?  SFGate

High school seniors play pranks. [...] as pranks go, this one's pretty good. The letter landed in teachers' mailboxes advising them that the school district was ...



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

The Black Student Union at Lowell High School in San Francisco was holding a walkout Tuesday morning to protest what it says are past instances of racism 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 ...



15 things you might not know about Marc Benioff  SF Gate

Salesforce chief Marc Benioff has attracted quite a bit of attention as of late. Benioff was raised in Hillsborough and attended Burlingame High School. A young ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Burlingame School Among 100 Best Public High Schools  Patch.com

Burlingame School Among 100 Best Public Highs - Burlingame-Hillsborough, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California.



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Periscope at Pier 27 peeks into Israel, live, from across the world  San Francisco Chronicle

Along the Embarcadero rises a 25-foot tower that looks to be an oil derrick housing a white drill bit pointed down into Pier 27. But that drill bit is actually a ...



Dorothy Barker Rouse | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Dorothy Barker Rouse, of Redwood City, born on Jan. 7, 1925, in San Francisco, died May 30, 2018.



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.



Longtime SF education leader had hopes to desegregate schools until November loss  San Francisco Examiner

After more than two decades on the Board of Education, San Francisco's longest serving school board member finally saw a potential end in sight for school.



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 ...



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.



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

Mountain View police have arrested a former San Francisco teacher after he allegedly attempted to arrange to meet with a minor for sex.



Stressful AP courses - a push for a cap  San Francisco Chronicle

The only way to push past a 4.0 and compete for a spot at Harvard, Yale, UC Berkeley or UCLA is to take Advanced Placement courses, college-level classes ...



The best public high schools in the Bay Area for 2018-2019, according to Niche  SFGate

Officials ID body found while Modesto woman buried petThe body of a man found by a woman burying her pet in her backyard has been identified as a person ...



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 ...



Remembering Frederick Street's Polytechnic High School  Hoodline

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



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 ...



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'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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?



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.



2 players kneel for anthem, Kaepernick tweets to thank them  San Francisco Chronicle

DENVER (AP) — Colin Kaepernick called them his brothers. Dolphins teammates Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson were the only two players to kneel during the ...



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!



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, ...



A School Built Entirely Around the Love of Math  KQED

Designers of the new, non-profit Proof School intend to provide mathematically gifted youth an intensive and complete education in grades 6-12 that typical.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Rescuers find missing SF girl on Mount Tamalpais  SFGate

A 16-year-old San Francisco girl who went missing on Mount Tamalpais Wednesday was found safe Thursday morning after a 7-hour search, officials said.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

At Bessie Carmichael K-8 South of Market, 116 of the school's 640 students — or nearly one out of five — are homeless, or in what the district calls transitional ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Politics  Bay Area Reporter

When it comes to having an official city band, San Francisco's leaders say strike up the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band. Viewing 1 thru 12 of 242 ...



Sloat Boulevard Residents Debate Traffic-Calming Measures For Busy Corridor  Hoodline

Long a dangerous crossing for pedestrians, Sloat Boulevard is set to see improvements that will increase safety. On Tuesday night, local residents attended the ...



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.



Mission defeats Lincoln 36-12 in Turkey Day Game  SFGate

Stancil, an elusive and, in the words of Lincoln coach Phil Ferrigno, “wily” senior, completed 17 of 23 passes, mostly on the run, for 318 yards and four ...



News Columns  Bay Area Reporter

Crowdfunding page set up for injured drag kings; Twitter bans misgendering and deadnaming; group asks lab and other genetic sites not to work with Trump ...



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.



Rube Goldberg’s S.F. house named historic landmark  SFGate

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to designate 182-198 Gough St. a historic landmark, ensuring the building's continued existence and ...



Planning Commission gets 2 new members, but it wasn’t easy  San Francisco Chronicle

It took a while, but San Francisco finally has a new Planning Commission. And it's going to look a lot like the old Planning Commission. After several weeks ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jamie Chung On Her New Show, Fashion, And Social Media Bullies  Haute Living

The star of Fox's 'The Gifted,' Jamie Chung, isn't backing down from the trials and tribulations of life in Hollywood. Here she opens up.



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 ...



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 ...



Contemporary Jewish Museum Opens Sabbath-Oriented Exhibit  Hoodline

San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum has opened a new exhibit dedicated to the Sabbath, the Jewish day of rest, at its historic SOMA building.



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 ...



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 ...



Education: High-schoolers' civics knowledge waning  San Francisco Chronicle

Three out of 4 U.S. students lack a basic understanding of democracy, of how the U.S. political system works and what it means to be a citizen of this country, ...



Pinstripe Alley Top 100 Yankees: #54 Frankie Crosetti  Pinstripe Alley

Name: Frank Peter Joseph Crosetti Position: Shortstop Born: October 4, 1910 (San Francisco, CA) Died: February 11, 2002 (Stockton, CA) Yankee Years: 1932- ...



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 ...



Sun World founder Howard P. Marguleas dies at 82  The Produce News

The Produce News - Covering *fresh* produce around the globe since 1897.



2016 Top 100 Public High Schools in California  Patch.com

Redlands-Loma Linda, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Lawrence Albedi  Napa Valley Register

Larry passed away comfortably on Memorial Day, at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elaine, his sister Enid, a daughter Lorraine Chappine ...



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.



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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