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Learn Wood Slab Preparation and the Butterfly Joint

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Working with slabs is a fun challenge in the woodshop and leads to beautiful results. Offerman Woodshop member Josh Salsbury is king of the slab table and will teach students everything they need to know to get from a rough slab to a fine finished piece Read More »

East L.A. school earns National Blue Ribbon award

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EAST LOS ANGELES — Students and staff at KIPP Raíces Academy  this week celebrated being named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School by the The U.S. Department of Education. The K-4 charter school was the only campus in L.A. Unified to receive the honor last year that recognizes “exemplary” academic ... Read More »

Glassell Park private school seeks to expand

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GLASSELL PARK –  Ribét Academy has seen enrollment plunge from more than 500 about nine years ago to about 300 currently. So why does the private, co-ed school want to add more dorm and classroom space?  Headmaster Ronald Dauzat says that the new facilities may help ... Read More »

Women Who Run with the Wolves: The Beginning Initiation

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Women Who Run with the Wolves Course: The Beginning Initiation Kara Hoppe, MA, MFT, is facilitating a 10-week in-depth personal learning, growing, and healing experiential course with Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés’s breakthrough book, Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman ... Read More »

Former Miss Universe returns to her Highland Park school with encouragement and a $100,000 donation

Michelle Ontiveros, Franklin High School Student Body President, along with Miss Universe 1988, Porntip Nakhirunkanok, Franklin High Class of 86, and Ms. Regina Marquez-Martinez| Joe walker

HIGHLAND PARK -- When Porntip Nakhirunkanok, a 1986 graduate of Franklin High School, visited her mother in Thailand during her first year of college, she had no idea that she would soon be crowned Miss Universe. She had entered a "Miss Thailand" contest at the urging of her mom, and a whirlwind of events followed, with her being named Miss Universe in 1988. Earlier this week, Porntip was back at Franklin High to donate $100,000 to a school scholarship fund. Read More »