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December 3, 2000
Year-round school is seldom popular. Converting to such a calendar is almost always controversial. But controversial doesn't come close to describing the Los Angeles Unified School District's decision last spring to put North Hollywood High School on a year-round schedule. Known for its highly gifted magnet and Advanced Placement scholars, North Hollywood ranks as one of the top high schools in the country.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 3, 2000
Year-round school is seldom popular. Converting to such a calendar is almost always controversial. But controversial doesn't come close to describing the Los Angeles Unified School District's decision last spring to put North Hollywood High School on a year-round schedule. Known for its highly gifted magnet and Advanced Placement scholars, North Hollywood ranks as one of the top high schools in the country.
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October 26, 1987 | United Press International
An Arizona man who was kept alive 16 days with an artificial heart received a human heart in surgery Sunday at the University of Arizona Medical Center. John Hyland, 44, was listed in critical condition after a 7 1/2-hour operation to replace the Jarvik 7-100, the larger version of the artificial device.
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September 2, 1996 | DADE HAYES
Considering his one-year contract, it's not surprising that John Hyland would want prompt results at North Hollywood High School. But the interim principal says the achievements of his students motivate him more than does his own professional advancement. "If I had been asked to come in and maintain the status quo, I wouldn't be here," he said. "This is a very complicated school. There are great challenges, to be sure. But I'm optimistic." Hyland started work Aug.
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December 8, 1999 | LOS ANGELES
The Board of Education on Tuesday appointed a 14-member citizens committee to help guide its nationwide search for a superintendent to replace Ruben Zacarias, who plans to step down Jan. 15. The committee of parents, teachers, administrators and political and community leaders will assist in weighing the merits of candidates and help the board avoid the kind of ethnic politics that marked Zacarias' early departure after two years on the job. Interim Sup. Ramon Cortines will serve until June.
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October 1, 1996 | DADE HAYES
At the Transportation Careers Academy in North Hollywood High School, the homework is strictly digital. "Everything has to be done on computer," said student Jennie Del Cid, showing with the click of a mouse a set of pie charts and colorful graphics she had created on a class computer. "Our teachers won't even accept assignments that are done any other way."
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October 30, 1998
Gordon Fields, 76, restaurateur and sports enthusiast who was considered the Toots Shor of Los Angeles. Fields founded the HMS Bounty in the Wilshire district in 1962 when he was already known for the now-defunct Bull 'n Bush. He built that sports and celebrity hangout in 1956 at 6th Street and Kenmore Avenue and ran it until 1985.
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June 13, 1998 | JEFF LEEDS
Members of North Hollywood High School's Science Bowl team were honored Friday at City Hall for their second place finish in the national science competition last month. The five students--four seniors and a junior--beat out some 8,000 others to advance to the final round of the event, in which competitors race to answer questions about astronomy, chemistry, computer science and other subjects.
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March 2, 2002 | ANDREA PERERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After 35 years as an educator in the Los Angeles Unified School District, John Hyland retired Friday from his post as principal of North Hollywood Senior High School. Before taking over at North Hollywood six years ago, Hyland had already put in 18 years as a science and history teacher at Belvedere Middle School in East Los Angeles. Next, he trained new teachers and bilingual classroom teachers before working as an assistant principal at Belmont Senior and Eagle Rock high schools.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 1999 | LOUIS SAHAGUN
The Board of Education this week appointed a 14-member citizens committee to help guide its nationwide search for a superintendent to replace Ruben Zacarias, who plans to step down Jan. 15. The committee of parents, teachers, administrators, politicians, community leaders--and one student--will assist in weighing the merits of candidates and help the board avoid the kind of ethnic politics that marked Zacarias' early departure after two years on the job. Interim Supt.
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April 30, 1997 | KARIMA A. HAYNES
Senior year in high school can be an emotional roller coaster, with steep climbs toward final exams, thrilling turns on prom dance floors and deep drops when friends exchange goodbyes. To navigate the course, North Hollywood High School Principal John Hyland teaches a class in his office that explores how historic literary works--the "Odyssey," "Walden," "Don Quixote" and the Old Testament Book of Job--illuminate the human experience.
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