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Youth Climate Rally Calls For Renewable Energy in Schools

For decades, Long Beach’s Martin Luther King Park has played host to countless kids from the East Side and elsewhere across the city. Whether they were headed to the pool or out playing football, on any given Saturday one would expect to see dozens of local kids enjoying a day at the park. But on […]

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The562 Internship Program Welcomes Inaugural Class for 2021-22 School Year

The562 is thrilled to welcome eight talented LBUSD high school students into our inaugural class of interns for the 2021-22 school year. The interns were selected after a competitive application and interview process, which brought in applications from high schools across the city. The eight interns will be divided evenly into two groups: one for […]

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COLUMN: Long Beach Goes Back to School During Emotional Week

Long Beach is a city built around its schools in the same way that some towns are built around a coal mine, or an automobile factory.  Education employs more Long Beach residents than any other industry, by a mile, and the Long Beach Unified School District is the city’s biggest employer, as well as its […]

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PODCAST: Interview With LBUSD Student About Return To Classroom

This week on the show we’re updating you on everything happening with the return of indoor sports and we talk to LBUSD student Vincent Guardabascio about returning to the classroom. 02:00 High school indoor sports are coming back 11:00 Interview with LBUSD student Vincent Guardabascio 32:30 NFL adds more games to regular season, and we’re […]

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The562 Welcomes Journalism Students Matt Fields, Spencer Frank to the Team

The562 is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to our team, with Matt Fields and Spencer Frank both joining the organization in an internship role. Both Fields and Frank are seniors in the Long Beach State journalism department and will be assisting The562 in various ways over the next few months. Founders […]

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LBUSD, Poly At Odds With Former Alum President Tim Gilmore

For a period of time, Tim Gilmore was tasked with raising money for Long Beach Poly High School. A decade later, the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) and the high school are still trying to distance themselves from Gilmore and his organization. Gilmore founded the Long Beach Poly Alumni Association, Inc. in late 2010 […]

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Lakewood Ready to Break Ground on New Field & Track Facility

Lakewood High School is preparing to have a whole new look once the next school year rolls around this fall. After renovations were completed on the football field and track at Millikan, Lakewood is next in line to have their athletic facilities overhauled. The renovation project at Lakewood is set to break ground in early […]

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FEATURE: Poly Students Push For Renewable Energy With Green Schools Campaign

On a recent trip to Yosemite, Diana Michaelson looked out on the natural wonder of one of America’s oldest national parks. She’d yet to begin her sophomore year at Long Beach Poly, but was already planning for major changes at her school, and in her community. “It was really beautiful and it was definitely something […]

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Jordan High School Unveils New State-of-the-Art Auditorium

The campus-wide renovation project at Jordan High School has reached another key milestone. The school is ready to unveil its brand new, state-of-the-art auditorium, needing to add just a few more finishing touches. Jordan’s complete renovation project was made possible by funding from Measure K, a school bond measure passed by 71 percent of Long […]

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California’s Youth Sports Update Provides Answers, Leaves Questions

For the first time in more than four months, the California Department of Public Health updated its guidelines for youth sports last week, providing the 2020-21 school year’s first clarity as to whether or not high school sports will be played in California this year. Prior to last week’s update, the CIF State and its […]