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Long Beach Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

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Long Beach High School is proud to announce that senior Sam Adler was named a finalist in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. Sam is among 15,000 students to earn the finalist title. To meet the finalist standing, Sam had to submit a detailed scholarship application which included his academic record. He will find out this spring if he is presented with a National Merit Scholarship Award.

Sam was recognized in the fall as a semifinalist in the program based on his high score on the 2023 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Congratulations, Sam!

Date Added: 2/28/2024

West Hosts Family Heart Huddle

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West Elementary School in Long Beach held a school-wide Family Heart Huddle on Feb. 14. Students were asked to invite one special person from their life that shows helpful, empathetic, accountable, respectful, and trustworthy (HEART) values. Special guests joined their student to participate in various Valentine theme arts and crafts projects.

Date Added: 2/27/2024

Annual Wellness Fair at Lindell Elementary

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Lindell recently held its annual Wellness Fair with students and staff members enjoying a day of physical activity, mindfulness, nutrition and safety.

This year, participants rotated around different areas in the building, including the auditorium, gym, small and big libraries, the art room and various classrooms for a series of 20-minute sessions about health and wellness. Members of the community and staff contributed their expertise in a variety of wellness areas. Among them were nutritionists, yoga and dance instructors, physical therapists and fitness professionals.

Some of the activities students enjoyed included Zumba, yoga, cardio drumming and relay races.

Special thanks to the Wellness Committee, school staff and Lindell PTA for coordinating a noteworthy day of fun activities to stay healthy.

Date Added: 2/27/2024

East Students Celebrate Read Aloud Day and Global Play Day

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Students at East Elementary recently celebrated Read Aloud and Global Play Day. World Read Aloud Day recognizes the importance of sharing stories by encouraging students to grab a book, find an audience, and read-aloud. Global Play Day is celebrated by playful learning in the classroom. Students were invited to bring a favorite game or activity to play in the classroom with fellow students.

Date Added: 2/27/2024

Lido Students Celebrate P.S. I Love You Day

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Lido students recently took a stand against bullying by celebrating P.S. I Love You Day. The students wore purple and participated in kindness themed activities. P.S. I Love You Day is a non-profit dedicated to eradicating the stigma around mental health.

Date Added: 2/27/2024