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Distinguished Scholars

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The Honors Program for the School of the Arts. Distinguished Scholars (DS) must enroll in an Accelerated, Honors, or AP Courses when available. DS students will graduate with an academic GPA of 3.3 (Honors Graduation Distinction).

Pathway Lead teacher
Contact Valerie Gonzalez Rm: C-17  Valerie Gonzalez Rm: C-17 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6867 Spanish Teacher
Leadership Pathway Staff
Contact Lucas Clardy  Lucas Clardy (562) 433-0481 ex: 6121 Counselor 9th, 10th & 11th Grade School of Leadership and Public Service
Contact Renee Shipman  Renee Shipman (562) 433-0481 ex: 6873 Vice Principal - School of Leadership and Public Service Administrator

School of Leadership and Public Service

About the Pathway

Leadership and Public Service students experience 4 years of integrated academics focused on the Public Service industry. In addition to completing rigorous A-G courses, students take a 4 year course sequence of classes teaching the skills and addressing the issues that surround politics, social justice, and public services.

Leadership and Public Service students experience 4 years of integrated academic focused on the Public Service industry. In addition to completing rigorous A-G courses, students take a 4 year course sequence of classes teaching the skills and addressing the issues that surround Law, Social Justice, and Politics.

 

Course Sequence:

9th Grade: Intro to Law

10th Grade: Intro to Social Justice

11th Grade: Intro to Sociology/Psychology or AP Psychology

12th Grade: Social Justice Strand - Justice in America

                      Criminal Justice Strand - Criminal Justice and Law

Working with their academic classes and larger community, students are expected to practice their skills outside the classroom with internships, jobs, and volunteer opportunities. Students also have the ability to earn additional certifications through LBCC.

 

Any interested student is welcome to apply to the pathway.

Students interested in the Distinguished Scholar  pathway experience may apply with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrollment in Algebra 1.  

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Leadership Pathway Teachers
Contact Craig L. Barnes Rm: PA 003  Craig L. Barnes Rm: PA 003 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6196 - Conf. Blocks 7 & 8 Special Educator, Literacy Specialist
Contact Mary Ann Bieniasz Rm: 518  Mary Ann Bieniasz Rm: 518 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6220 - Conf. Blocks 3 & 4 Teacher
Contact Carlos Briceno Rm: Gym  Carlos Briceno Rm: Gym (562) 433-0481 ex: 6136 - Conf. Blocks 3 & 6 Teacher - PE
Contact Mr. Coleman Rm: 402  Mr. Coleman Rm: 402 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6402- Conf. Blocks 4 & 7 Teacher
Contact Jeremy Cook Rm: 252  Jeremy Cook Rm: 252 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6252 Teacher
Contact Anthony Dao Rm: 254  Anthony Dao Rm: 254 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6192 Teacher
Contact Mary Joyce Domingo Rm: 409  Mary Joyce Domingo Rm: 409 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6409 - Conf. Blocks 1 & 6 Teacher
Contact Sra. Dávila Rm: C-04  Sra. Dávila Rm: C-04 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6261 Spanish Teacher
Contact Mr Gunnison Rm: 526  Mr Gunnison Rm: 526 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6236 - Conf. Blocks 2 & 7 Teacher
Contact Alexis Harcharic Rm: 171  Alexis Harcharic Rm: 171 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6571 Teacher
Contact James Houston Rm: C-06/Gym  James Houston Rm: C-06/Gym (562) 433-0481 ex: 6856 Teacher
Contact Amy Hughes Leveque Rm: 102  Amy Hughes Leveque Rm: 102 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6592 Teacher
Contact Joel Jelinowicz  Joel Jelinowicz (562) 433-0481 ex: 6250 Teacher
Contact Josiah Jones Rm: 524  Josiah Jones Rm: 524 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6238 - Conf. Blocks 2/7 Science Teacher
Contact Maritza Lara Rm: 156  Maritza Lara Rm: 156 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6556 Teacher
Contact Jose Leanos Rm: 255  Jose Leanos Rm: 255 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6255 Teacher
Contact Christopher Leveque Rm: 101  Christopher Leveque Rm: 101 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6591 - Conf. Block 2 & 7 Teacher
Contact Antone Martinho Rm: 166/BCH  Antone Martinho Rm: 166/BCH (562) 433-0481 ex: 6566 - Conf. Block 3 & 4 Teacher / Men's Water Polo Coach
Contact Janice Mejia Rm: 260  Janice Mejia Rm: 260 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6260 Teacher
Contact Jeffrey Nesmith Rm: 169/POOL  Jeffrey Nesmith Rm: 169/POOL (562) 433-0481 ex: 6569 Teacher
Contact MARCA ROBINSON  MARCA ROBINSON (562) 433-0481 ex: 6178 - Conf. Per. 1 & 2 Teacher
Contact Javier Salgado Junior Rm: PA 012  Javier Salgado Junior Rm: PA 012 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6507 Conf. Blocks 3 & 4 Teacher
Contact Julie-Kay Satariano Rm: 120  Julie-Kay Satariano Rm: 120 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6250 Teacher
Contact Ms. Twinem Rm: Gym/Pool  Ms. Twinem Rm: Gym/Pool (562) 433-0481 ex: 6596 - Conf. Blocks 2 & 5 Teacher
Contact Janet Underwood Rm: 520  Janet Underwood Rm: 520 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6242 - Conf. Blocks 2 & 3 Teacher
Contact Darith Ung Rm: 452  Darith Ung Rm: 452 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6401 - 50% at Wilson in PM Khmer
Contact Seth Wegter Rm: 309/Gym  Seth Wegter Rm: 309/Gym (562) 433-0481 ex: 6424 - Conf. Block 2 & 5 Teacher
Contact Taryn Whiteleather Rm: PA 010  Taryn Whiteleather Rm: PA 010 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6187 Teacher
Contact Noemi Zarate Rm: C-18  Noemi Zarate Rm: C-18 (562) 433-0481 ex: 6868 Teacher
Contact ~Inactive ~Inactive  ~Inactive ~Inactive (562) 433-0481 ex: 6178 - Conf. Per. 1 & 2 Teacher