Wilson Classical High School student Edem Tialengko earned a $1,000 scholarship as winner of the Long Beach Container Terminal Logo Contest. Two finalists, Mike Rivera from Jordan High School, and Jeffrey Chhim from Cabrillo High School each were awarded $500. Their teachers included Jill Egan from Wilson, Matt Hedly from Jordan and Ryan Blackwell from Cabrillo. All Long Beach high schools were allowed to participate, and the contest attracted 170 entries. The winner was announced at a recent harbor commissioners meeting.
Emerson Parkside Academy teacher Terri-Sue Hill has published a new book, "I'm Thankful," that reminds children of the many things we have to be grateful for. The book is available from online booksellers. The author is a former Long Beach Unified School District Teacher of the Year.