Los Angeles Unified School District officials were joined by local leaders Monday to cut the ribbon on the St. John’s Well Child and Family Center’s new health center at Manual Arts High School in South Los Angeles.
For several years, the LAUSD has housed a Center for Advanced Transitional Skills right here at LATTC. While it is an LAUSD program, the truth of the matter is that these students are part of the fabric of Trade Tech.
On Wednesday, May 15, 25 kindergarten students from Woodcrest Elementary School along with John Wagner, First 5 LA Chief Operating Officer, Bruce Saito, Executive Director, LA Conservation Corps, Actor Esai Morales and his 2 ½ year old daughter, Apple Brains (Children’s Band Performing fruit/vegetable themed music) and 50 Community and Corporate Volunteers took part in a Tree Planting Dedication Ceremony & Volunteer Workday for the West Athens Gardens on Normandie Ave.
Washington Preparatory High School’s Dream Theater played host to ‘Feeling Good,’ the latest production from Director Brandon Rainey.A musical, consisting of dancing, singing, drama and climactic violence, ‘Feeling Good’ awed audiences with quality performances from its all student cast.
LAUSD Board President Mόnica García joined officials, students, staff, elected officials, members of the community and special guests to unveil a bronze sculpture at the Hilda L. Solis Learning Academy in East Los Angeles on Monday. The sculpture was created by world renowned Mexican sculptor Maestro José Sacal to honor Former United States Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta. The new sculpture, named “Together,” will be placed on campus and was paid for by a generous, anonymous donor.
UCLA YouthSource Partners with Baby2Baby Agency!
Linda Garcia, LAUSD Pupil Services and Attendance (PSA) Counselor at the UCLA YouthSource Center, provided 19 year old Linsse and her 4 month old baby boy with a baby bouncer, bottles, bottle warmers and wipes that were all donated by Baby2baby. LAUSD Pupil Services works in partnership with Baby2baby, a nonprofit organization that supplies families in need with essential baby gear and clothing for their children up to age 12. PSA Counselors have access to this organization to help support the students and families they serve.
Linsse is currently Evans Alternative Education and Work Center (AEWC) and is working on getting her high school diploma and GED. Linsse has already completed all class requirements but is taking a GED preparation course at Abram Friedman Occupational Center to prepare her for passing the GED. Linsee also works with the FamilySource Center located at the same site as the UCLA YouthSource Center. Once Linsee obtains her GED/High School diploma, she would like to be a phlebotomist or a secretary.
LAUSD Pupil Services is in Partnership with the City of Los Angeles and Community Development Department. A PSA Counselor is co-located at 16 YouthSource Centers throughout the city to serve at risk students and recover those who have dropped out of school. For more information, contact PSA Coordinator, Emily Hernandez, at (213) 241-3571 or visit the website at http://pupilservices.lausd.net/city-partnership
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In August 2007, the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education adopted a “Green LAUSD Resolution,” with these words: “LAUSD must strive to be the most sustainable and environmentally-friendly urban large school district in the country.”
If a big natural disaster of the magnitude of the Oklahoma tornadoes were to strike Los Angeles, would our schools be prepared?
Terri Gonzalez and Maureen Longaker, teachers from Evergreen Elementary collaborated to produce “Julius Caesar.” The 6th grade class hosted students from Malabar Elementary school. What is even more exciting is next week student from Evergreen will attend performances at Malabar Elementary. Stay tuned to more great photos.
Beyond the Bell was happy to host this past Saturday, May 18, 2013 students from Venice, East Valley, South East, Hollywood, Fairfax and Student Empowerment Academy high schools attended the EL Access Program culminating event at UCLA.
Graduation is around the corner…let’s start celebrating our students’ achievements!
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Classified School Employees are invaluable to our LAUSD schools and students. From the bus driver who helps safely transport our students to and from school, to the cafeteria worker who helps nourish our students to achieve, to the custodial worker who helps to ensure our schools operate smoothly…all of our Classified School Employees help to impact the educational experience of our youth.
Students in an honors biology class at San Pedro High recently conducted an experiment that produced two pieces of good news.
For the second consecutive year, one of Belmont High School’s photographers from Elizabeth Bush’s journalism program has advanced to the top 15 semifinalist round in The Music Center’s prestigious Spotlight Awards. Henry Abrego, a senior, advanced to the grand prize finals this year. Abrego’s evocative photo placed in the top two, quite a coup for LAUSD. Belmont took the coveted place in the finals after competing against some of the most pretigious private, prep, and art schools from Santa Barbara to San Diego. Abrego was awarded second place in the finals and awarded four thousand dollars. Henry Abrego and his classmates, including the students who posed in one of the school’s auto shop cars, attended the 25th Anniversary Spotlight Awards show at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, May 4.