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Fall 2012 Long Beach Unified School District

Board of Education to
Revisit Facility Plan

Newcomb Foundation
Funds Enrichment

Citizens' Oversight Committee
Represents Public Interests

Keeping It Local

Quick Takes


Jodan High School

Jessie Elwin Nelson Academy
Grand Opening Ceremonies

September 27,Thursday 9:30-11:00 a.m.
1951 Cherry Avenue, Signal Hill

Citizens' Oversight Commitee

September 27, Thursday 5-7 p.m.
LBUSD Administrative Building
Community Room
1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach

Draft Preliminary Environmental Assessment Equivalent
for Jordan High School

October 9, Tuesday 5 p.m.
LBUSD Administrative Building
Community Room
1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach

McBride High School
Enrollment Q & A

Ernest S. McBride, Sr. High School
is scheduled to open fall 2013.
Read McBride Enrollment Q&As
for those interested in enrolling
their student in the new school.


  • Outdated portable classrooms have been removed at 16 schools, and 17 more sites are scheduled for portable demolition next year.

  • Measure K is funding replacement of old boiler systems, fire alarms, intercoms and clocks.

  • Measure K funds are protected from state budget cuts and may only be used for school renovations and construction, not for salaries or operating costs.

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Board of Education to Revisit Facility Plan

The Long Beach Unified School District's Board of Education will re-examine the district's Facility Master Plan in the coming months in light of shrinking enrollment, state budget cuts and new technology requirements.

Measure K school constructionsite

Newcomb Foundation Funds Enrichment

Despite being housed on a temporary campus during the rebuilding of their school, Newcomb Academy students are still enjoying enrichment programs such as a full-time music teacher and electives like marine biology, home economics and photography.

Citizens' Oversight Committee
Represents Public Interests

When Mike Noll was a real estate salesman in the Long Beach area, one of the first questions prospective buyers would ask was, "How are the schools?"

Mike and Karen of the Citizens' Oversight Committee

Long Beach Environmental Firm
Ensures Building Demos are Safe

Alta Environmental When Dave Schack started working as a field technician for a small environmental firm in 1989, he was just out of college and preparing to attend law school. Now, 23 years later, he's vice president of environmental health and safety and building sciences at Alta Environmental of Long Beach and says he doesn't look back to the legal career he might have had.


Grand Opening

Nelson Academy, the first school to be built with Measure K funds, opened this month in Signal Hill. About 800 sixth, seventh and eighth graders will each receive an iPad to use in school and for homework.
Coming Soon

The school district's newest high school, McBride, will open in Fall 2013 with three academies. Construction is about 70 percent complete.
Old Is New

Architects designing the new Roosevelt Elementary School are working to retain some of the original art deco architectural features.
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New Bike Lane

To help Newcomb Academy students navigate Wardlow Road on the way to their temporary campus at Keller Elementary School, the City of Long Beach has added new bike lanes.
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