COVID-19 Education

LBUSD Will Remain Virtual Through Jan. 28

The Long Beach Unified School District has announced that it will continue distance learning through Jan. 28. The LBUSD, which began classes on Sept. 1, had previously stated it would be online only through at least Oct. 5. Superintendent Jill Baker announced the extension on Thursday afternoon. Click here for our full story with the […]

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Bixby Knolls Trolley Brings Monthly Celebration

On the first Friday of every month, Bixby Knolls residents can count on a dose of joy and excitement rolling through their neighborhood. In place of the popular “First Friday” events, the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA) has put a new twist on the monthly celebration, bringing the Long Beach Trolley on a parade […]

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Former Lakewood Football Coach Jimmy Nolan’s Family Needs Your Help After Tragic Accident

The Lakewood High football program woke up to tragic news today after former head coach Jimmy Nolan’s family was in a fatal car crash. Here is a link for a GoFundMe family and friends have shared that raised over $20,000 in the first two hours: The Nolan Family, organized by brittany hinzo Our beloved Nolan […]

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Pandemic Keeping Stars Home And Stopping Transfers

The effects of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic have been wideranging on sports and the larger world as well. One of the more subtle effects of those changes has been a desire to stay closer to home, with commercial air travel no longer something people can take for granted. The result has been a recent spate […]

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PODCAST: How Much Do You Miss High School Football?

On this episode we’re talking about how different the world is without high school football and breaking down the Long Beach Poly schedule that starts in January. We’ll also play some of our interviews with local professional boxer Ashton Sylve (who won his debut last month), his father/trainer Ivan (who owns Jackrabbit Gym) and his […]

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Long Beach Poly’s Ashton Sylve Wins Professional Boxing Debut

A lot of teenagers get jobs while attending high school. Ashton Sylve’s job just happens to be punching people in the face. Sylve, 16, made his professional boxing debut last month in Mexico and showed why he’s got big names like Floyd Mayweather, Willie McGinest and Snoop Dogg in his corner. The Long Beach Poly […]

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Long Beach Poly Football Finalizes 2020-21 Schedule

With Long Beach high school football teams setting their schedules for the modified 2020-21 season, we’re taking a weekly look at what the new slate of games will look like. Everything was set up nicely for the Long Beach Poly football team headed into the 2020 season. The Jackrabbits have their strongest young talent base […]

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Long Beach Poly Volleyball Star Rylie McGinest Commits To USC

Long Beach Poly junior middle blocker Rylie McGinest did not need long to make the biggest decision of her athletic career so far. When she received a formal offer from USC a few days ago, McGinest committed immediately. “Oh I did commit on the spot, yes,” she said. “They said, ‘You can wait and think […]

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Long Beach State Athletics Weighs Uncertain Future

A university and its athletics department are supposed to help put student athletes in a position to succeed on and off the court. However, the COVID-19 shutdowns and NCAA rulings thereafter are putting schools in position to fail. “I feel there’s a little bit of a rush to decide certain things,” Long Beach State athletic […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Back To School & Interview With Poly Volleyball Star Adonia Faumuina

On this episode we’re talking about what it’s like to be a teacher and a parent as the Long Beach School District starts the digital school year. We also catch up with Long Beach Poly junior outside hitter/setter Adonia Yandall Faumuina after her verbal commitment to USC that she announced at The562.org 02:00 We’ve Got […]