Middle School

Middle School Arts Programs Built To Enhance Learning Across Disciplines

Today’s middle schoolers in California are encouraged to explore visual art concepts important to them, through elective and special interest classes.

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Officials ID Man’s Body Found In Northridge Middle School Fire

Officials have identified a man whose body was found earlier this month at the scene of a fire at a school in Northridge.

10/26/2014

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California School, Feds Settle Transgender Complaint

The Downey Unified School District has agreed to give the middle-school student access to the same facilities and activities as other female students, including athletic tryouts and district-sponsored overnight events.

10/14/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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District Investigates After 12-Year-Old Gets Novel With Sexual Passages From School Library

Parents were shocked when they discovered a novel with erotic dialogue was being checked out and read by their children in their middle school’s library.

09/17/2014

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Boy, 12, Dies After Collapsing At Moreno Valley Middle School

A 12-year-old boy died Tuesday after collapsing at a middle school in Moreno Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2013

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Monrovia Middle School On Lockdown

A Monrovia middle school was on lockdown Monday after police received a call stating that an armed man was on the campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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Middle School Teacher, 49, Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges

A middle school teacher who was allegedly busted in an undercover child porn sting, pleaded not guilty Thursday to multiple federal charges.

07/11/2013

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Tarzana Middle School Teacher Gets 5 Years Probation After Pleading Guilty To Molesting Students

TARZANA (CBSLA.com) — A Tarzana middle school teacher has been sentenced to five years probation after admitting Wednesday to having inappropriate contact with students. Jason Leon, 32, was arrested February 4 on suspicion of molesting […]

05/15/2013

Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation Of Middle School In Pomona

A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of students at a Pomona middle school Monday, district officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

Hawthorne Schools Speed Up Lunch Line With Palm Scanners

Two schools in Hawthorne are introducing palm scanners in hopes of speeding up the cafeteria lunch line.

04/25/2013

LAUSD officials confirmed to CBS2/KCAL9 that a teacher was physically assaulted in the classroom by a parent and two students. (credit: CBS)

Parent, 2 Students Accused Of Assaulting South LA Middle School Teacher

A parent and two students are accused of assaulting a South LA middle school teacher, according to an anonymous tip to the CBS2/KCAl9 newsroom.

03/06/2013

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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Girl, 13, Disciplined After Allegedly Recording Video In Locker Room

A seventh grade student at Shivela Middle School has been disciplined after allegedly recording a video in the girl’s locker room while some of her classmates were changing.

09/17/2011

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Classes Resume After Sudden Death Of 8th-Grade Girl Scout Standout

Students at a San Diego County middle school were still in shock as they returned to classes after a student keeled over and died at a graduation celebration.

06/13/2011

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