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  • Critical thinking is the norm at Hebrew Academy

    Critical thinking is the norm at Hebrew Academy
    As public school districts in Southern California begin to implement the Common Core State Standards in the classroom, one private school in Huntington Beach can claim that it has been focusing on critical thinking — an aspect of the new educational criteria — for 45 years.
  • In the Pipeline: Students caught up in spirit of Dwyer school

    In the Pipeline: Students caught up in spirit of Dwyer school
    Does Ethel Dwyer haunt the Huntington Beach middle school that bears her name? I don't know. But for decades rumors have persisted that the former student, librarian and vice principal at Dwyer Middle School still makes her presence known,...

    Putting instant gratification on pause

    Putting instant gratification on pause
    Though they live in the digital age of instant gratification where quicker is better, students from Sowers and Dwyer middle schools took two hours out of their day last week to slow things down. Instead of having their eyes fixed on a smartphone, tablet...

    Filling a black history void

    Filling a black history void
    Barbara Junious would tell her grandchildren stories of what it was like growing up as a young African American girl in Tennessee and as an adult in Chicago during the civil rights movement, but she realized that aside from her stories, they didn't know...

    Bullying takes center stage

    Bullying takes center stage
    Bullying can take on many forms: a boy from the high school football team humiliating an unpopular girl or an over-controlling student government hopeful bossing around her best friend. The two examples are scenarios from the book "The Bully Plays,"...