Class of 2018 Spotlight: Music and passion launch career of Venice High grad

Class of 2018 Spotlight: Music and passion launch career of Venice High grad

Above, Venice High senior Kiev Morales is a professional musician who frequently performs on the Santa Monica Pier. (Photo courtesy of Kiev Morales.) This is part of a series of stories about outstanding graduates of the Class of 2018.   It’s late spring, and...
Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Substitute finds a home within the school community

Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Substitute finds a home within the school community

Teacher and Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11, 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 are profiling a teacher or substitute teacher...
Attendance Week activities promote long-term success

Attendance Week activities promote long-term success

Above, clockwise from left, A Grape Street Elementary student walks the red carpet; Hollywood High promotes attendance awareness; the Marlton School rewards students for perfect attendance. By Dr. Michelle Castelo Alferes Director of Pupil Services Student Health and...
Wonderland ES forges a ‘Way’ toward peace, empathy

Wonderland ES forges a ‘Way’ toward peace, empathy

Above, Clockwise from top left, Wonderland Avenue students portray civil rights leaders; Michael Yoon plays ‘Imagine;’ second-grader Saskia Hill watches the assembly from the audience; Levi DeLeon gives his presentation on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....
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,...