Long Beach Unified School District 1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach, CA90810 As California's third-largest district, Long Beach Unified, or LBUSD, serves 86,000 students in Long Beach and…More neighboring Lakewood, Signal Hill. It also educates the students of Catalina Island off the Long Beach coast. Though it often falls in the shadow of larger L.A., national media attention and awards in recent years have put the district in the spotlight. It remains a nationally recognized district hailed for academic achievement in even the lowest income neighborhoods. It has won the prestigious Broad Prize, honoring the country's best urban school system. The district, extremely racially and economically diverse, has been a five-time finalist for the award. Nearly three-fourths of graduates enroll in college, the district says.
Long Beach Livewires 5373 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA90803 Located in the Belmont Shore Historic Fire Station, Long Beach Livewires is a Toastmasters International affiliate,…More offering public speaking coaching service in a friendly and supportive environment. Visit the Toastmasters International website for comprehensive program, rate and schedule information.
John C. Fremont Elementary School 4000 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA90814 One of Long Beach Unified's top-performing schools, Fremont has been named a California Distinguished School. Attended…More by students in the Belmont Shore neighborhood of Belmont Heights, Fremont was recently visited by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. She helped in the dedication of the school's new salad bar. She heralded the school's effort, and that of students, to teach and practice good nutrition and healthy choices in diet and exercise. The PTA is notably easygoing, and the members are powerhouse fundraisers, one lemonade stand at a time.
Alumni and fans of nearby California State University, Long Beach will know this hub of school merchandise. T-shirts,…More sweatshirts, hats and many other less common promotional items and apparel fill The Beach on 2nd Street's racks and shelves. Most garments seem geared toward men, but there are notable women's items such as tank tops and shorts.</p>
<p>The boutique is a fund-raising arm of the university and has everything to do with CSULB save for school books. That, of course, is the domain of the immense on-campus bookstore that also stocks quite a bit of merchandise. The Beach on 2nd Street serves as a merchandising satellite of its on-campus counterpart.</p>
Shul by the Shore 5855 E Naples Plz, Long Beach, CA90803 This Jewish congregation provides service, Hebrew School and other activities to the community in and around Long Beach.…More Call the number provided for more information and to schedule an appointment with a representative from Shul by the Shore.
Belmont Music Studio 4030 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA90803 Belmont Music Studio focuses on developing a person's natural talent and ability as a musician. The studio's instructors…More teach a wide variety of instruments to all levels and ages, from bass, brass, cello, drums, harmonica, guitar, piano, violin and ukulele to vocals. Belmont Music Studio has a MySpace page.
This children's education center has been open since 1948. There are eight teachers who handle about 70 students each…More year. The ratio is more male than female. The curriculum is year-round. The center takes preschool-age children (2 to 6 years old), and it also provides child care and day care. It serves the communities of Belmont Shore, Belmont Heights, Naples, Long Beach and Seal Beach.</p>