Rapid typing is the sound of modern problem solving. Over the weekend, girls from high schools across Los Angeles and beyond, gathered in Playa Vista’s Silicon Beach to tackle problems using code and artificial intelligence. Watch Spectrum News Video
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A North Hollywood High School student hit a trifecta this weekend. She brought together passions for empowering her female peers, computer science and the need to bridge the gender gap.
Emily Jin’s AIHacks Saturday and Sunday at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies brought students and scholars from all over the state for a weekend of… Read full story
The San Fernando Valley Loves the Flavor of L.A.
The 3rd Annual Flavor of L.A. takes place again this year Sunday, May 19 on the historic CBS backlot, at the cross streets of My Three Sons and Gunsmoke, and home of hundreds of iconic TV shows such as Seinfeld, Will & Grace, That '70s Show and Gilligan’s Island.
More than 70 local restaurants, bakeries and ice cream shops, along with craft brews, wine, shochu, sake, and cocktails will participate this year, benefiting North Hollywood High School Music Department… full story
It was a winning weekend for North Hollywood High School students, who brought home third place at the 29th Annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl.
The competition was fierce in Washington DC, as the five-member NoHo team and its two coaches faced 63 other teams over two days. Full story
When people say teenagers these days are Internet savvy, they may not be imagining the team of network security whizzes North Hollywood High School is sending to the CyberPatriot national competition in Baltimore this week… Full story
After successfully blocking a mock ransomware attack on a medical facility, North Hollywood High School’s “Truman” team took first place in the annual California Cyber Innovation Challenge, hosted June 23-25 at Cal Poly... Read full article
The California students awarded National Merit scholarships for 2018 come from 153 high schools. Following are the nine that have six or more honorees. They are shown with red markers on the map above. Full story
Eight graduating seniors from L.A. Unified high schools were announced today as winners of $2,500 National Merit Scholarships, which are awarded based on the students' academic records, standardized test scores and contributions and leadership in school and community activities... Full post
Like many high schoolers, Tai Michaels has plenty of hobbies.
He runs cross country. He’s on the speech and debate team. He struggles with Spanish class at times. His favorite band is The Killers.
He’s also doing scientific research to protect Southern California from future wildfires... Full story.
North Hollywood High School took second place in the National Science Bowl, a rigorous two-day competition that fielded 65 teams of some of the America’s top high school science and math whizzes.
In 2017, with a rambunctious band and a tunnel of cheerleaders in blue and white, North Hollywood High celebrated the joyous return of another national championship title team - in cyber security.
"It was a little bit weird. We're computer geeks so not all of us like to stand out in front of a crowd..."
Four high school-age students will compose works to be premiered by the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall in March 2018. The Los Angeles Philharmonic has been premiering works by high school composers for the last decade through the Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellowship Program (CFP). The new works will be performed by the LA Phil during Toyota Symphonies for Youth concerts, a series created especially for children age five to eleven, on March 24 and March 31. Full Story
Pictured: Senior Adam Karelin
A group of high school students in Los Angeles have launched a project to engage pupils in STEAM/STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) subjects. using a combination of 3D printing, open-source robotics and programming.
The non-profit initiative, called Project Magnify, is run by eight core members and a team of volunteers. They hold classes and workshops in schools throughout South Central Los Angeles involving the 3D printing as a means of STEAM education... Full story
Feeling fortunate to have access to high quality STEM-focused opportunities, North Hollywood High students are working to enable other schools – regardless of zip code – to have access to the same tech-rich resources they enjoy.
Last year, juniors Hansub Kim and and Stephen Ren co-founded Project Magnify, an offshoot of the school’s Science Research Club, aimed at providing students across L.A. Unified with opportunities to excel in science, technology, engineering and math. Read full article
This article lists every National Merit semifinalist in California.
29 semifinalists in all of LAUSD
19 of these are from HGM
= 27% of senior class
= highest percentage of any program in California
(HGM data separated from the rest of North Hollywood High)
Russians and Chinese hackers beware.
Americans, breathe a sigh of relief. Students from North Hollywood High have got your back.
Team Togo, consisting of five juniors, just won a national cybersecurity championship, which is joining the Academic Decathlon among the ranks of activities to which really smart high schoolers can devote themselves obsessively — and earn the kind of acclaim that traditionally goes to quarterbacks and point guards.