BETA Magnet School

 

Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Academy

 

2022-2023 Magnet New Student Orientation

May 19, 2022 at 6pm (recording)

 

Join our virtual orientation for new Magnet Gauchos.  Although all are welcome, this virtual orientation was meant to welcome students who have already applied and been accepted into either the STEAM or BETA Magnets.  If you are interested in applying to the BETA Magnet, we encourage you to submit a late application using the link to below the blue arrow to the left. Please note: this is unedited in order to post it quickly!  

 

 

9th Grade BETA Course Request Form *

10th Grade BETA Course Request form*

11th Grade BETA Course Request Form*

12th Grade BETA Course Request Form*

 

* These forms are for new Magnet students.  Students currently in the NHS BETA Magnet should see Ms.Mendez for class requests. Students with an LAUSD Gmail account should log into that browser first!

 

Lupe has volunteered to give a quick video tour!  Check it out!

 

 

BETA’s vision is to prepare students for a bright, fulfilling future beyond high school. Our dedicated faculty providesField Trip Time! our 200 students with an enriching and challenging curriculum that prepares students for careers in business, entrepreneurship, and technology. Through a caring, encouraging environment, enriching activities, and opportunities outside of the classroom, our students will leave Narbonne career and college ready, with a strong foundation to take them wherever their dreams want them to go.

 

One could think of the BETA Magnet as Narbonne 1.5 since we are affiliated with the larger school in some ways.  Clubs, activities, and athletics are combined schoolwide.  Classes not offered in this Magnet are sometimes available to our students through the larger school.  The bell schedule is also shared with the larger school.  

 

Still, there are significant differences.  The BETA Magnet has its own faculty, classrooms, and additional funding.  We maintain smaller class sizes (30 or fewer beginning 2021-2022) which are located in one section of the school and a dedicated Magnet Office which is located in front of the Administration Building.  This office serves as a central location to meet students' and parents' needs. Both benefit by having a consistent counselor and administrator for all four years, which promotes a greater awareness of our student's academic and emotional growth.  Parents benefit by knowing precisely who to contact when they have questions, concerns, or simply need to drop something off! 

 

 
INTERNSHIPS
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Narbonne's BETA Magnet has partnered with EXP to provide paid internships to students who complete their program.  In it, students will learn the skills necessary to be successful job seekers as they embark on their journey into the future! We encourage you to look into this fantastic opportunity!
 
 
Spring 2022 ENRICHMENT COURSES: LAUSD is offering more than 20 enrichment courses for students wishing to earn even more credits. Go to the website HERE and scroll down to the section for high school.  Students can take courses ranging from Forensic Science to Constitutional Law and Environmental Studies!
 
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB - BEYOND THE BELLIn addition to tutoring, The Boys & Girls Club offers courses for enrichment such as Driver's Ed, Auto Mechanics, DECA, Conditioning, and Drill. Go to their page HERE to sign up
 
 

Spring 2022 Second Term All Stars!

 

These awesome BETA scholars have a 3.0 GPA or higher on their Spring 2nd term progress report !  We wish them continued success!!

 

Ms. Mendez                      Mueller and Mendez

    Wonder Woman Counselor Ms. Mendez!         Mr. Mueller and Ms. Mendez.  We've got this!

 

 

AGUILAR GUTIERREZ, OMAR J FERNANDEZ, MASON C MOBLEY, CAMILLE G
ALTAMIRANO MEZA, ORLANDO RAMON FERNANDEZ-DURANT, ANDREW J MONTEON, ASHLEY K
ANDERSON, JAYLAN E FERNANDEZ-FARFAN, JESSICA A MOSES, TEARA L
ANEKE, FAVOUR I FIESTA, RUSSELL A MURPHY, CORNELL L
AVILA, NEYRA FISHER, BRYCE W NAVA, VISION R
AYALA, JONATHAN J FLORES, JOSIAH P NWALOZIE, EMMANUEL C
BADILLO, YARETZIE L FLOWERS, SEMONE N OCHOA, VANESSA
BENNETT, IYANNA M GARCIA, JAZMIN K OWENS, JEREMIAH L
BRAXTON, TATUM R GARDNER, DARIEN L PEREZ PEREZ, JOSE M
BROWN, ELIJAH D GARDUNO VARGAS, MONSERRAT RAMIREZ, BENJAMIN JR.
BROWN, TAJAE T GOMEZ, ANGEL L RIVAS, ANGELICA M
CABATINGAN, ZAYDA E GRIFFITH, APRIL M RIVERA, ANNA STEPHANIE
CABRERA, MONIQUE GUZMAN, ELEE D RIVERA, JAMIE
CAIN, KALEB J HERNANDEZ RIVERA, FATIMA RODRIGUEZ, ANGELIQUE S
CANAS, JARADY B HOLLINGSWORTH, ETHAN T SEPULVEDA, RUBEN
CANOVAS CASTANEDA, NANCY N ISAACS, ISRAEL D SIRIVOHARN, DIMITRI
CARDENAS, DIOSELYN M JUAREZ, CRISTIAN I SOLANO, OSCAR
CARONAN, GABRIEL MARI C LEPE, ESTEBAN TADEO RIVERA, ALESSANDRA R
CASTANEDA, DAVID LIONG AVILA, BRIANA A TAFOLLA, CESAR
CHRISTOPHER, AYURA L LOPEZ, HUGO C TENORIO, JEREMY
COLLINS, JACOB C LUCERO, CYNTHIA THOMAS, JEREMY A
CORBIN, DA'YANNA T MACK, BRIAN T TLILAYATZI MEJIA, GENESIS
COTTON, DARREN A MANGHRAM, DONOVAN M UDEH, CHIMZUTEREM D
CUMMINGS, CHELSEA L MARTINEZ, KATHY J VAZQUEZ LOPEZ, ALONDRA
DIXON, ISABELLA L MARTINEZ, MIGUEL A VERGARA JR., DANILO Y
DIXON, JASENIA L MCTYER, LAILAH T WILLINGHAM, KADEN V
DUBON, CYNTHIA E MEADOWS, TWAINE T WINFREY, DAMIEN T
DUBON, RUDY A MELENDEZ, ANGEL G WROTEN, NASIR J
ERWIN, DELILAH L MILLER, MATTHEW M YOUNG, BREE D
            ZOMETA, SARAH J
 
 

 

 

 

TUTORING

 

For those needing some extra assistance, tutoring is available both formally and informally.  Most of our teachers remain in their rooms during nutrition and lunch, assisting students, hosting club meetings, or simply chatting with students. Boys and Girls Club generously hosts regular tutoring sessions.  Narbonne also hosts tutors from UCLA, CSU Long Beach, and more.

 

Spring 2022

 

IN-PERSON TUTORING:

Boys & Girls Club Sponsored: Monday - Friday from 3:11 - 6:11pm in Rm: B8

 

 VIRTUAL TUTORING: 

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

Use the link below to log in and get help with any English, Math, Science, Social Studies or World Languages. Our own Narbonne teachers will be available to help you complete homework or class projects, study for tests, write essays, or clarify concepts in the curriculum. Come as often as you want and stay as long as needed.  See the flyer on the left side of the screen or go to the link below.

 

 Zoom link:

https://lausd.zoom.us/j/89885180235?pwd=SGcweGtMa0VrQk4vcmZLZH

 

 

2022 - 2023 SCHOOL YEAR

 

**NOTE: THE FIRST DAY FOR ALL INCOMING NARBONNE STUDENTS WILL BE FRIDAY, AUGUST 12TH - ONE DAY EARLIER**

THE LAST DAY WILL BE THURSDAY, JUNE 15TH

 

2022-2023 school calendar

 

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT CLASSES

FOR FALL 2022!

Earn college credit in the evening while still in high school!  Check out these FREE Harbor College classes!

 

If you are interested in taking one/both of the classes, please complete the interest form here:

https://bit.ly/lahc-dual-enroll-interest-form

 

 Dual Enrollment P1

Dual Enrollment P2

 

 

 

 

    TRANSPORTATION

LAUSD Bus

 

Students of both NHS Magnets are offered transportation if they reside outside the 5-mile radius of the school.  Typically there are 5 stops used for pick up/drop off.  Unsure whether that address qualifies?  Here is a link where you can check: https://echoices.lausd.net/Magnet/Magnet_Radius?cc=1877902  Those living outside that circle are usually provided with routing information the week prior to the start of school.  NOTE: Bus stops and times may change when students return to school following the COVID pandemic, depending on state and district requirements.

 

For those who live inside the 5-mile radius or prefer public transportation, here is a link for a Metro (TAP) Card: 

https://www.metro.net/riding/fares/students-k-12/

 

 

 

COVID INFORMATION

LAUSD offers on-campus COVID testing for all NHS students.  This is done with prior parent consent and typically takes place on Thursdays and Fridays.  In addition, LAUSD is requiring that students be fully vaccinated by Fall 2023 (sooner if the student participates in athletics and some other programs). 

 

 

 

 

They're going to New York!
Virtual Enterprises
January 27, 2020 - Narbonne High School teacher Sharon Peoples along with her students won an all expenses paid trip to New York to compete in Virtual Enterprises Youth Business Summit. HSBC Bank USA Sponsored the students trip to the national competition. The all-expenses paid trip for the students, their teacher and a chaperone takes place in April. The VE program has taught hundreds of Narbonne students how to start and run a virtual business.
 
Jeff Mueller
Magnet Coordinator
 
Tammy Mendez
BETA Counselor
 
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2022-2023
New Student Late Application Period reopens Feb 1st 2022 *
 
 
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 *Current NHS BETA students do not need to reapply.