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March 14, 2001 | MASSIE RITSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles police are investigating reports from sixth-grade students at Alfred B. Nobel Middle School that a substitute teacher behaved "inappropriately" in a classroom, an LAPD detective said Tuesday. The teacher, a frequent substitute at Nobel, who was teaching an English and math class Friday, is under investigation for child annoyance, said Det. Jaye Thomas of the Los Angles Police Department.
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March 14, 2001 | MASSIE RITSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles police are investigating reports from sixth-grade students at Alfred B. Nobel Middle School that a substitute teacher behaved "inappropriately" in a classroom, an LAPD detective said Tuesday. The teacher, a frequent substitute at Nobel, who was teaching an English and math class Friday, is under investigation for child annoyance, said Det. Jaye Thomas of the Los Angles Police Department.
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November 9, 2000 | GRACE E. JANG
Professional harmonica player Tommy Morgan told 200 Porter Middle School music students Wednesday that the skills he learned from years of practicing music helped him to excel academically--and achieve a fifth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of hapkido. "As a byproduct of studying music, you do better work," said Morgan, who holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's in music composition, both from UCLA.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 2000 | GRACE E. JANG
Professional harmonica player Tommy Morgan told 200 Porter Middle School music students Wednesday that the skills he learned from years of practicing music helped him to excel academically--and achieve a fifth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of hapkido. "As a byproduct of studying music, you do better work," said Morgan, who holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's in music composition, both from UCLA.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1998
The Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles, the group charged with distributing funds to Southern California youth sports from the 1984 Olympic surplus, has made new quarterly grants and program assistance totaling $1,223,268. The largest new grant went to L.A.'s BEST (Better Educated Students for Tomorrow) to continue after-school sports programs at 24 elementary schools.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 1989 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, Times Staff Writer
Olive Vista Junior High School teacher Cynthia Edwards said Monday that she "shudders" thinking about returning to the classroom where she was stabbed a week ago by one of her students. "I want to cry a lot," said Edwards, 37, in a telephone interview. "I keep asking myself, 'Why? What did I do except try to teach?'
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 1989 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, Times Staff Writer
Olive Vista Junior High School teacher Cynthia Edwards said Monday that she shudders when thinking about returning to the classroom where she was stabbed a week ago by one of her students. "I want to cry a lot," said Edwards, 37, in a telephone interview. "I keep asking myself, 'Why? What did I do except try to teach?'
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1987
Parents exist, among other reasons, to teach children to resist the temptation to do things that will hurt them. Drugs tempt many youngsters, but how many parents know enough about the substances, the paraphernalia or the symptoms to issue the warning? Not nearly enough.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 1992 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kids were jumping. Dialogue was flying. Images were flashing. Excitement was pulsating. A scene from MTV? Nope. Those in the animated schoolyard crowd at the edge of downtown Los Angeles were merely explaining how 50 youngsters teamed to win a shoe store chain's music video contest last week. The 32nd Street USC Magnet School's three-minute video beat 26 other entries produced by students at Los Angeles-area junior high schools.
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December 26, 1991 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the last six years, the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles has been doling out millions of dollars in leftover profits from the 1984 Olympics with scant public notice. But behind the foundation's closed doors, some of the city's most influential figures have been wrangling over control of the organization and its policies. The long-brewing conflict surfaced publicly last week when it was revealed that three of its most prominent directors had resigned--Mayor Tom Bradley, U.S.
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