Class of 2017 Spotlight: Motivated 15-year-old graduates from Carson High, heads to UCLA as a sophomore

Class of 2017 Spotlight: Motivated 15-year-old graduates from Carson High, heads to UCLA as a sophomore

Anthony Mercado is too young to drive a car and, for that matter, to shave the peach fuzz from his face. Yet he will graduate next month from Carson High School, after completing all of his required courses – plus a year-and-a-half worth of college – in only two...
Class of 2017 Spotlight: Anonymous letter of encouragement spurs University High grad to the Ivy League

Class of 2017 Spotlight: Anonymous letter of encouragement spurs University High grad to the Ivy League

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. Ask University...
Class of 2017 Spotlight: Taft High graduate overcomes adversity with positive approach to life

Class of 2017 Spotlight: Taft High graduate overcomes adversity with positive approach to life

Above, Isabella Salano takes in the L.A. skyline from the roof of the Dream Center, where she lives with her mother and siblings. 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...
Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: ‘Mr. M’ opens world of learning to Jefferson High math students

Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: ‘Mr. M’ opens world of learning to Jefferson High math students

Teacher and Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-13, and LAUSD Daily is celebrating the classroom heroes who work every day to educate, lead, mentor and inspire the students of L.A. Unified. Each day this week, we will profile a teacher or substitute teacher...
Three North Hollywood High teams headed to National CyberPatriot championships

Three North Hollywood High teams headed to National CyberPatriot championships

Above, from left, Juniors Jillian Kusch, Aled Cuda, Jaren Mendelssohn, Nikola Pratte and Eugene Woo will be competing in the upcoming CyberPatriot championship. North Hollywood Senior High School has secured three of the 12 coveted spots in the finals of the...
Saturday classes launch San Pedro High students on STEM career trajectory

Saturday classes launch San Pedro High students on STEM career trajectory

Look through job listings and there’s no shortage of openings for those with a background in science, technology, engineering and math. Typically, these are not just any jobs either. They pay well, offer health insurance, other benefits and opportunities for career...