Local District West building bridges to universities in its own backyard

Local District West building bridges to universities in its own backyard

Above: Local District West Superintendent Cheryl Hildreth presents Middle College High School graduate Diana Monterrosa with her associate’s degree two weeks before she receives her high school diploma. Students, faculty and leaders from Local District West...
San Pedro High signs ‘win-win’ partnership with L.A. Harbor College

San Pedro High signs ‘win-win’ partnership with L.A. Harbor College

Above, San Pedro High School Principal Jeanette Stevens and students Arariah Braeburn and Nick Ford are exited about the new partnership with Los Angeles Harbor College. San Pedro High School and Los Angeles Harbor College have signed a landmark agreement that allows...
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...
SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

Developers of high-tech devices to help the blind and visually impaired may soon be facing stiff competition from an unlikely quarter – a team of six freshmen at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies. The students at the Grade 4-12 magnet school recently got...
District celebrates language as cultural bridge with video challenge, month-long observance

District celebrates language as cultural bridge with video challenge, month-long observance

In recognition of April as National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month, L.A. Unified is showcasing stories and sharing strategies for celebrating the linguistic diversity of the nation’s second-largest school district. The Multilingual and...