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Semillas Community Schools Receives $250,000 Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Semillas Community Schools, a non-profit community-based educational organization committed to opening high quality charter schools in East Los Angeles, today announced it has received a grant of $250,000 ... read more >>
Over Four Thousand Parents Join the Parent Revolution
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Mark Twain Middle School and Garfield High School Are at the Top of the Reform ListHundreds of parents throughout Los Angeles held a press conference today at Gertz-Ressler High School to mark the official ... read more >>
LAUSD Cuts the Ribbon
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Member Julie Korenstein and California Assembly Member Felipe Fuentes joined students, parents, teachers and administrators of the Panorama City community ... read more >>
El Camino College Registration Underway
Written by Super User 04 June 2009
Registration for those planning to attend El Camino College begins June 1 for the summer session and fall semester.  Students may choose from three summer sessions, featuring a variety of day and evening ... read more >>
El Camino College MESA Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Three El Camino College MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) students recently won prestigious NSF-MESA S-STEM Scholarships in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics. The three scholarships ... read more >>
Dr. Ivan Van Sertima
Written by Kwaku Person-Lynn, Ph.D. (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 04 June 2009
Anthropologist, linguist, educator and author with global influence.We just lost one of the most significant Afrikan world scholars to walk this earth. He leaped on the scene in the late 1970s, early 1980s ... read more >>
Tips to help grads get the edge on competition
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
As the recession continues to take its toll, college grads have to work harder to stand out. Businesses expect to hire 22 percent fewer recent grads in 2009, according to a survey by the National Association ... read more >>
8 ways to protect you and your family online
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
In this day and age, we all have to be careful about how we share information online. Browsing the Web is the single most popular activity on the PC -- with both the time people spend on the Web and the ... read more >>
College Scholarship Helps Students with Asthma
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Even as the class of 2009 enjoys the milestones of their senior year, many are already well into their preparations for college. Scholarships are an important way for some students to help fund a college ... read more >>
New Exhibition Opening at the California African American Museum
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
New Exhibition Erases Distinction Between Fine Arts and Crafts or Intuitive Art"Inside My Head: Intuitive Artists of African Descent," an exhibition opening at the California African American Museum (CAAM) ... read more >>
Mom Demands Quality Affordable Health Care
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
As part of her 17 state, 8,500 mile, cross-country tour on a customized purple schoolbus, mother and healthcare advocate Kathie McClure visited Children's Bureau's Magnolia Place Family Center in Los Angeles ... read more >>
Violette Neatley: Trailblazer for Women
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 May 2009
Violette Neatley Anderson has a few "firsts" attached to her lengthy resume. Most notably she was the first black woman to argue in front of the United States Supreme Court.Born in 1882 in London, England, ... read more >>
St. Elmo Village Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
"Drums, Blues & Jazz Festival", Memorial Day WeekendCultural landmark, St. Elmo Village, continues to celebrate its 40th Anniversary year with its annual Drums, Blues and Jazz Festival, Memorial Day ... read more >>
Local Sorority to Host High Tea Fundraiser
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Annual Fundraiser to Honor Scholarship Recipients from Local High SchoolsThe Foothill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. announced today, they will honor their 2008-2009 Scholarship Recipients ... read more >>
LAUSD Will Seek Temporary Restraining Order to Stop May 15 Teacher Strike
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Lawyers for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will go to Superior Court at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, seeking a Temporary Restraining Order to stop United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), ... read more >>
Closing the Gap
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 14 May 2009
Too many African-American students are behind academically. While Latino students also score lower than Whites and Asians, Spanish speakers and other students learning to speak English (known as English ... read more >>
27th Annual L.A. Walk for Education
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 May 2009
The 2009 United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Los Angeles Walk for Education will take place this Saturday, May 16, in Exposition Park.This family oriented event attracts more than a 1,000 participants, representing ... read more >>
So Cal Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters host 80th Far Western Regional Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Palm Springs, CA - Themed: "Going Green: Energizing Sorors' Potential in the New Millennium", Southern California area Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will host the 80th Annual Far ... read more >>
Women of Influence Step up in Support of Autism
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Holly Robinson-PeeteWomen of Influence from Business, Entertainment, Politics and Non-profits Come Together for Special Needs Network's "Pink Pump Affair" High Tea, Couture Fashion Show and Awards Gala ... read more >>
All Schools Open in L.A. Unified School District
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Director of Student Medical Services, Dr. Kimberly Uyeda said today there are no clusters of flu-like symptoms or excessive absences in any LAUSD public schools ... read more >>
LAUSD Open Enrollment Application Process for 2009-10
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Monday, May 4, was the start date to apply for open enrollment transfers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for the 2009-10 school year.The District's state-mandated open enrollment policy ... read more >>
Nearly 1,400 Certified Employees Choose Early Retirement
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
 SUPERINTENDENT EXTENDS DEADLINE TO SAVE MORE TEACHERSBecause of the popularity of the early retirement program for veteran teachers, administrators and other certificated employees, Los Angeles Unified ... read more >>
Sandra Evers-Manly, BHERC President to Host Mother's Day Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Sandra Evers-Manly, President, Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center ("BHERC") and the BHERC Family will host their 5th Annual Mother's Day Luncheon on Sunday, May 10, 2009.  The BHERC Mother's ... read more >>
Junior Gents Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 May 2009
Brother Joseph Gambrell helps one of the Alpha Gents tie a neck tie.  Photo Credit - Jason Lewis for Sentinel  The program, which is a part of the Chapter's Project Alpha program, is geared towards ... read more >>
6th Annual 5K Walk for Women Cancer Survivors
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Healing Odyssey announces its 6th Annual Empowerment Walk. The Empowerment Walk will be held at the Huntington Beach Central Park on Saturday, May 16, from 8a.m. until noon. It is one of our largest annual ... read more >>

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