Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Second-generation educator makes an impact at Union Avenue Elementary

Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Second-generation educator makes an impact at Union Avenue Elementary

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 will profile a teacher or substitute teacher...
L.A. Unified student is global champion for youth with special needs

L.A. Unified student is global champion for youth with special needs

Above, junior Lucy Meyer proudly holds one of two championship trophies won by Hamilton High School’s Unified Sports basketball team. Hamilton High junior Lucy Meyer has dedicated her life to creating a world of inclusiveness, where everyone supports and...
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...
Mark Twain reaps benefits of investment in neighborhood schools

Mark Twain reaps benefits of investment in neighborhood schools

Above, seventh-grader Jack Wind leads parents on a tour of Mark Twain Middle School in Mar Vista. Enrollment at Mark Twain Middle School has increased nearly 20 percent in the past three years, and parents in communities surrounding the Mar Vista campus want to know...
Kenter Canyon second-grader teaches everyone how to dream big

Kenter Canyon second-grader teaches everyone how to dream big

Above: Eight-year-old Quinn Pruitt held a special event to raise money to find a cure for Angelman Syndrome, which affects his twin sister, Emma. A few years ago when Quinn Pruitt was learning to walk and talk, he noticed his twin sister, Emma, wasn’t able to do...
African American Family Day celebrates student success

African American Family Day celebrates student success

Above, Students from 186th Street Elementary School perform during African American Family Day. By Gayle Pollard-Terry Office of Communications Bryce Collier, a senior at King-Drew Medical and Science Magnet, will be enrolling this fall at Howard University, a...