Hundreds of Mayfair High students, families, staff and community members waved blue and white flags at Ron Yary Stadium to honor Mayfair’s head football coach Derek Bedell as the Los Angeles Chargers L.A. County Coach of the Week during the school’s homecoming game on Oct. 6.
Bellflower High School on Oct. 5 launched a Teen Court program, a new element of the school's award-winning civics program that allows students to explore California's court system. The launch began with a reception that included Bellflower Unified Board of Education members, City Council members, judges, attorneys and other dignitaries at the District Office
Bellflower Unified's Washington Elementary School has received a $5,000 grant from the Barona Band of Mission Indians that will benefit the school's new dual-language immersion program. The school was chosen for the award by state Sen. Tony Mendoza, who delivered the grant during a visit to school on Oct. 4.