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2014 Newsletters

Nov 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 20 November 2014

CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS AND OUR SCHOOL DISTRICT “Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.”- Eleanor Roosevelt Frequent and regular elections are the hallmark of our democratic process. We just completed a midterm election cycle that had the worst voter turnout in 72 years.  In California, less than [...] Continue Reading

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2014 Newsletters

Oct 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 08 November 2014

MTA LEGAL BILLS: WHAT ARE YOU FIGHTING FOR? “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust [...] Continue Reading

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2014 Newsletters

Sept 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 03 October 2014

GATE & MIDDLE SCHOOL HONORS PROGRAM “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” -Aristotle As a district, we need to make a commitment to all of our students’ success. For me, that means raising expectations for the entire district, while providing the appropriate support and opportunity for [...] Continue Reading

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2014 Newsletters

Aug 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 14 August 2014

BIG CHANGES FOR 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR AND WHY? Let me be the first to welcome you back to another start of what I hope will be a great school year for you and all our students. Each year, I send a note highlighting changes that have taken place from the previous year and each year [...] Continue Reading

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2014 Newsletters

Jul 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 18 July 2014

STOPPING THE SUMMER EDUCATION SLIDE One of the biggest complaints/concerns I hear from teachers is that they do not have enough time to cover all the material required as part of the California State Educational Standards. Now with Common Core being fully implemented in California the concern is that many of our teachers and students [...] Continue Reading

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2014 Newsletters

June 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 12 June 2014

COMMON CORE There has been a lot of discussion about the common core and what impact it will have on our students. Common Core was adopted by BHUSD in 2010 and our district has been working on the implementation of the new common core standards since its adoption. Continue Reading

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2014 Newsletters

May 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 12 May 2014

BELL SCHEDULE REVISITED When I was first elected to the Board, I made no secret of my goal and vision for the district, which is to return Beverly Hills Unified School District to the top academic echelons in the nation. Continue Reading

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2014 Newsletters

Apr 2014 Newsletter

Posted on 12 May 2014

5 KEYS TO PUBLIC EDUCATION Important Update: Beverly Hills Unified School District on cutting edge once again in providing rigorous curriculum. We have now been joined by Palo Alto Unified School District (one of the top performing Basic Aid Districts in the State)  and Los Angeles Unified School District (the largest school district in the [...] Continue Reading

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