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January 24, 1992 | JON NALICK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education has given preliminary approval to a new dress code that bans clothing associated with gangs and other attire that school principals deem inappropriate. The new regulations, approved Tuesday, will ban gang-related attire and clothing that promotes use of alcohol and illegal substances.
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September 12, 1999 | SUSAN MONTOYA, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Leaving the reservation to attend college wasn't too difficult for Rozanna Benaly, a Utah teenager who had lived away from home at the Navajo Preparatory School in Farmington, N.M. But it's different this time. School is five hours farther away, there are more than 23,700 students on her urban campus and Benaly worries she won't fit in at the University of New Mexico.
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August 24, 1989 | DONNELL ALEXANDER, Times Staff Writer
This summer has shown Elizabeth Grounds that her hometown of Barstow, although only 120 miles from Los Angeles, seems as far away as a distant planet. The 20,600 or so inhabitants of her hometown are predominantly white and when Grounds, a 17-year-old college freshman, got A's all through Barstow High, she did it largely without thinking about people of other cultures. She had never known any black people. In fact, she had misgivings about even approaching them.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1998 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
Although the cultural dances performed by children at Parthenia Avenue Elementary School were not always synchronized, and the boys and girls were slow to grasp hands at times, the activities Friday were filled with energy and enthusiasm. The school's annual multicultural celebration has become a major event that follows months of preparations in the classrooms.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1998 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
Although the cultural dances performed by children at Parthenia Avenue Elementary School were not always synchronized, and the boys and girls were slow to grasp hands at times, the activities Friday were filled with energy and enthusiasm. The school's annual multicultural celebration has become a major event that follows months of preparations in the classrooms.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1998 | LISA FERNANDEZ
About 100 third-graders from Weathersfield Elementary School donned gloves, hats and their nicest outfits Friday for the English tea party that each year kicks off a program of global study. In each of the school's five third-grade classrooms, 8- and 9-year-olds politely chirped, "How do you do?" to their guests, laid linen napkins over their knees and gingerly balanced their cups and saucers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 1995 | ANTONIO OLIVO
Nine-year-old Harout Kavoukjian shuffled and hopped around a Darby Avenue Elementary School classroom Tuesday to demonstrate some traditional Armenian dances his relatives still perform during family gatherings. "It's hard to dance with these shoes," he complained, frustrated by the grip his camping boots had on the room's tile floors. "[Besides], it's embarrassing to do it in front of Americans. They don't know what you're doing."
NEWS
April 24, 1994 | CAROL CHASTANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hollywood High School student Paul McDonald learned a lot on his cultural-exchange trip to Israel--starting with an eye-opening exchange of stereotypes. "We were standing on a corner in Jerusalem, and this Israeli girl asked us if we were from New York," said Paul, one of nine Latino and African American high school students from Los Angeles to take part in the trip, which ended last week. "Then she asked if we were gangsters. I guess she got that from what she sees on television."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A teacher learning to be an English-as-a-second-language instructor needs a thorough understanding of a wide variety of ethnic cultures and their differences. But does a hazardous-materials specialist? Or a land-use planner? A real estate investor? Melvin E. Hall, UC Irvine's dean of extended education programs, thinks so. And he's done something about it.
NEWS
May 3, 1998 | KIA SHANT'E BREAUX, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Michael Hudspeth started gambling when he was in junior high, shooting craps for lunch money on the cafeteria floor. When he went off to college, he played dice aboard Missouri's riverboat casinos. His losses grew from the $2 a day his mother gave him for lunch to $2,000 he once borrowed as a student loan--and he lost that in one night. "I would go to the boat every day," said Hudspeth, 24, who often skipped his classes at Missouri Western College in St.
NEWS
May 3, 1998 | KIA SHANT'E BREAUX, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Michael Hudspeth started gambling when he was in junior high, shooting craps for lunch money on the cafeteria floor. When he went off to college, he played dice aboard Missouri's riverboat casinos. His losses grew from the $2 a day his mother gave him for lunch to $2,000 he once borrowed as a student loan--and he lost that in one night. "I would go to the boat every day," said Hudspeth, 24, who often skipped his classes at Missouri Western College in St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1998 | LISA FERNANDEZ
About 100 third-graders from Weathersfield Elementary School donned gloves, hats and their nicest outfits Friday for the English tea party that each year kicks off a program of global study. In each of the school's five third-grade classrooms, 8- and 9-year-olds politely chirped, "How do you do?" to their guests, laid linen napkins over their knees and gingerly balanced their cups and saucers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 1995 | ANTONIO OLIVO
Nine-year-old Harout Kavoukjian shuffled and hopped around a Darby Avenue Elementary School classroom Tuesday to demonstrate some traditional Armenian dances his relatives still perform during family gatherings. "It's hard to dance with these shoes," he complained, frustrated by the grip his camping boots had on the room's tile floors. "[Besides], it's embarrassing to do it in front of Americans. They don't know what you're doing."
NEWS
April 24, 1994 | CAROL CHASTANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hollywood High School student Paul McDonald learned a lot on his cultural-exchange trip to Israel--starting with an eye-opening exchange of stereotypes. "We were standing on a corner in Jerusalem, and this Israeli girl asked us if we were from New York," said Paul, one of nine Latino and African American high school students from Los Angeles to take part in the trip, which ended last week. "Then she asked if we were gangsters. I guess she got that from what she sees on television."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A teacher learning to be an English-as-a-second-language instructor needs a thorough understanding of a wide variety of ethnic cultures and their differences. But does a hazardous-materials specialist? Or a land-use planner? A real estate investor? Melvin E. Hall, UC Irvine's dean of extended education programs, thinks so. And he's done something about it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1992 | JON NALICK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education has given preliminary approval to a new dress code that bans clothing associated with gangs and other attire that school principals deem inappropriate. The new regulations, approved Tuesday, will ban gang-related attire and clothing that promotes use of alcohol and illegal substances.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1999 | SUSAN MONTOYA, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Leaving the reservation to attend college wasn't too difficult for Rozanna Benaly, a Utah teenager who had lived away from home at the Navajo Preparatory School in Farmington, N.M. But it's different this time. School is five hours farther away, there are more than 23,700 students on her urban campus and Benaly worries she won't fit in at the University of New Mexico.
NEWS
August 24, 1989 | DONNELL ALEXANDER, Times Staff Writer
This summer has shown Elizabeth Grounds that her hometown of Barstow, although only 120 miles from Los Angeles, seems as far away as a distant planet. The 20,600 or so inhabitants of her hometown are predominantly white and when Grounds, a 17-year-old college freshman, got A's all through Barstow High, she did it largely without thinking about people of other cultures. She had never known any black people. In fact, she had misgivings about even approaching them.
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