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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 1997
A health clinic that will serve Hollywood High School's 3,000 students opened Wednesday with a celebration hosted by the school's faculty and staff. The free clinic will be staffed 2 1/2 days a week by a doctor, nurse, mental health clinician and health educator affiliated with Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Many students who have no access to health care will be able to get services such as physical examinations and health information, school officials said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1988
The father of a teen-age musician who was beaten and strangled to death and dumped in a ventilation shaft at Hollywood High School has offered a $10,000 reward for his son's killer. The son, Robert Peter Campo Jr., 18, was last seen about 1:30 a.m. Feb. 2 near Franklin and Highland avenues after purchasing cigarettes with a friend, Los Angeles Police Detective Rick Swanston said. Campo told his friend he was going for a walk on Sunset Boulevard.
NEWS
June 25, 1995
A 10th-grade student from Hamilton High School has been named a 1995 Christopher Scholar. Norma Sanchez was one of five Los Angeles Unified high school students to receive the award, which carries a $12,000 scholarship upon graduation from high school. Each Christopher Scholar who graduates from high school with a 3.25 grade-point average or higher will receive an additional $4,000 scholarship.
NEWS
July 28, 1988
Orion Walker, a ninth-grader at Walter Reed Junior High School in North Hollywood, was awarded first place in the Los Angeles Public Library's Teen Short Story Contest during recent ceremonies at the Eagle Rock Branch Library, 5027 Caspar Ave. Author and screenwriter Burt Prelutsky judged the entries. Second place in the contest, which drew 278 entries from 66 Los Angeles-area schools, went to Greg Wesley, a junior at Hollywood High School. Walker and Wesley also won their grade divisions.
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December 4, 2007 | Susannah Rosenblatt
A 15-year-old Hollywood High School student was shot across the street from campus as classes began Monday, authorities said. The student was on the northeast corner of Sunset Boulevard and Highland Avenue about 7:30 a.m. when an unidentified person shot him in the leg, said Sgt. Todd Trulock of the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Division.
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November 15, 1990
Norman N. Nicholson, who taught at Sun Valley Junior High School for about 30 years, has died in a Burbank hospital. He was 69. A longtime resident of Burbank, Nicholson died Monday of cancer, said his wife, Martha Nicholson. Born Nov. 9, 1921, in Los Angeles, Nicholson graduated from Hollywood High School in 1939 and served in the Coast Guard during World War II. In the early 1950s, he began teaching English, history and physical education at Sun Valley Junior High School. He retired in 1983.
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July 19, 2002 | BETTIJANE LEVINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jerry D. Melton, the award-winning director of the theater department at Hollywood High School from 1968 to 1992, and the man who brought national acclaim to the school's program, died Thursday of liver cancer. Melton, 69, was at home in North Hollywood, surrounded by family and friends--many of them former students--when he succumbed to the illness, diagnosed only about two weeks ago.
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July 27, 2003 | Cecilia Rasmussen, Times Staff Writer
Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney mulled over arithmetic problems together. Lana Turner ditched typing class and got discovered as she sipped a Coke across the street. And Carol Burnett wrote and edited the school newspaper. Hollywood High School will turn 100 years old next month.
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