Northeast Valley schools ‘STEAM’ ahead with high-tech options

Northeast Valley schools ‘STEAM’ ahead with high-tech options

Above, the Northeast STEAMFest provides a wealth of resources for students interested in robotics.  Scores of schools and hundreds of visitors crowded the campus of Byrd Middle School in Sun Valley on Saturday for Local District Northeast’s second annual STEAMFest,...
KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

Above, KPMG volunteer Mary Kelly reads ‘Officer Buckle and Gloria’ to a rapt third-grade class at Commonwealth Avenue Elementary School. When KPMG executives recently announced that the accounting giant is donating 60,000 books to L.A. Unified, they didn’t...
Local District West Signing Day rallies celebrate the success of college-bound grads

Local District West Signing Day rallies celebrate the success of college-bound grads

Above, administrators show their school spirit during College Signing Day event at the STEM Academy of Hollywood. Fulfilling Superintendent Michelle King’s goal of preparing graduates for college and careers, Local District West recently held its inaugural College...
Dual-language students declare, ‘Nous parlons français à Richland Avenue Elementary School’

Dual-language students declare, ‘Nous parlons français à Richland Avenue Elementary School’

Above, Principal Gerard Granade declares, ‘We speak French at Richland.’ Ask them to name the colors in the U.S. or French flags, and the kindergartners at Richland Avenue Elementary School are just as likely to answer “rouge, blanc et bleu” as...