Short Avenue Elementary wins $10,000 library makeover as winner of Summer Reading Challenge

Short Avenue Elementary wins $10,000 library makeover as winner of Summer Reading Challenge

Standing on its end, the ceremonial check for $10,000 made out to Short Avenue Elementary School stands as tall as 5-year-old Luna Vargas. Thanks to the outsize accomplishment by the pint-size youngster – who with her parents read more than 100 minutes a week as part...
Class of 2017 Spotlight: Canoga Park High grad crossing ‘bridge’ to Cal State Northridge

Class of 2017 Spotlight: Canoga Park High grad crossing ‘bridge’ to Cal State Northridge

The goal of L.A. Unified is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to graduate prepared for college, career and life. As we near the end of the school year, we are featuring stories about some of the outstanding members of the Class of 2017. Most afternoons...
Heartfelt letters to their parents win top awards for RFK Visual Arts and Humanities students

Heartfelt letters to their parents win top awards for RFK Visual Arts and Humanities students

Above, Eugene Kwon and Maria Isabel Decolongon compete in the finals of the annual Letter to My Parents Contest. The two students from RFK’s School for the Visual Arts and Humanities won top honors for their entries. Their stories are of abandonment and...
Teamwork is the name of the game for Venice High’s sports medicine students

Teamwork is the name of the game for Venice High’s sports medicine students

Above, members of Sports Medicine Team work the practices and games for all of the sports offered at Venice High School. During any athletic practice or game involving Venice High School, there is more than one Gondoliers team on the court or playing field. Venice is...