Wilbur students learn about social studies – and themselves – through Ancestor Project

Wilbur students learn about social studies – and themselves – through Ancestor Project

Above, students in Ellen Stein’s class at Wilbur Charter for Enriched Academics dress up as their ancestors, in costumes representing their heritage. Reaching across continents and generations, students at an affiliated charter school  in Tarzana are learning...
Superintendent, Board Vice President join Bernstein honors student to promote Black History Month

Superintendent, Board Vice President join Bernstein honors student to promote Black History Month

Superintendent Michelle King and School Board Vice President Dr. George J. McKenna III recently joined Bernstein High School senior Corvette Holmes to record a public service announcement recognizing February as Black History Month. “Black History is U.S. history,”...
Bell High Magnet student aces AP Spanish language exam with perfect score

Bell High Magnet student aces AP Spanish language exam with perfect score

Above, Genesis Aguilera, pictured with Spanish teacher Dulce León, earned a perfect score on her Advanced Placement exam. When the Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Culture Exam was given in May, a total of 163,405 students tested their knowledge and skill in...
‘Helpful’ donation to Canterbury folklórico troupe strengthens community connection

‘Helpful’ donation to Canterbury folklórico troupe strengthens community connection

For more than a decade, parents and teachers at Canterbury Avenue Elementary School have volunteered their nights and weekends to create and foster an extracurricular folklórico program, teaching students the choreography and flair of the traditional Mexican dances....