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Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse

Wendy Giss,  3rd Grade Teacher |

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

When we met four years ago, I knew it was kismet. The moment I stepped onto your campus for my interview, it was palpable. It was the summer of 2017 and though I was interviewing for a 4th Grade lead teaching position, I did a demo […]

2021-02-18T19:32:43+00:00February, 2021|News|

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Ebone Smith,  Third Grade Teacher |

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

Seventy-five years look great on you, and you wear it with pride and dignity! What a journey!

Since joining the HSH community in 2018, I have learned many valuable lessons that have been essential to my personal and professional growth. Many staff members, parents, and students welcomed me […]

2021-02-10T17:22:29+00:00February, 2021|News|

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Nick Gonzales,  Student Support Associate |

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

Happy 75th Birthday! As I move forward with the position as Student Support Associate, I want to extend a sincere thank you for recognizing who I am as an educator. I find myself with the humbling realization that I have been able to provide a […]

2021-02-03T00:28:20+00:00February, 2021|News|

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Lauren McCaffrey,  Grade 1, Lead Teacher and Lower Elementary Coordinator |

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

Congratulations on hitting a milestone year; I feel honored to be a part of your history! It’s hard to believe I am going on 11 years knowing you. I met you in the early part of my adult life; welcomed […]

2021-01-19T22:39:50+00:00January, 2021|News|

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Arie Durich,  Physical Education Teacher |

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

WOW!!! You look so amazing!!! 75 years is not only impressive, but more importantly it’s a good looking number. I know I have only known you for a total of 6 years, but I feel like you have been such a huge part of my […]

2021-01-12T23:45:21+00:00January, 2021|News|

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Lisa Smith, Photography/Technology/Yearbook Teacher and school photographer|

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

I arrived at this school, as a parent, in 1994 with my two-year-old, Dylan and newborn, Lyndon, in tow. 

Debbie Wehbe gave me the tour. The school was adorable and charming. It had a small town, ‘all are welcome’ feel to it. […]

2020-12-15T23:06:42+00:00December, 2020|News|

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Nicole Costales, Kindergarten Teacher|

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

Let’s get your age out of the way…75 looks great on you! As I celebrate your aging, I reflect on my own, as it is on your campus that I have spent the last 8 years growing alongside you. We first met in the 4th Grade. I took a […]

2020-12-08T17:35:40+00:00December, 2020|News|

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Vianne Lara, Art Teacher|

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

It has been 18 years since I first met you and you are now 75! Wow! Happy birthday! It’s been so much fun teaching Art all these years because you have been amazing in supporting me.

You are like a family to me. I’ve seen you grow into this wonderful […]

2020-12-01T20:02:16+00:00December, 2020|News|

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Narbé Mansourian, Upper Elementary Teacher|

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

I think you already know me by now, as we have been working together, side by side, for 20 years. For those who do not know me, my name is Narbé Mansourian, and I am currently teaching 5th and 6th Grade Mathematics this year. Over the course of […]

2020-11-17T20:28:20+00:00November, 2020|News|

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Braden Nagel, Grade 4, Lead Teacher|

Dear Hollywood Schoolhouse |

I had only been in Los Angeles for a short while when it all began. While in pursuit of other passions, I began spending time with you. Feeling your energy. Connecting with your community. It was addicting. It fed my soul. Before I knew it, I began […]

2020-11-11T00:38:25+00:00November, 2020|News|
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