Heartfelt letters to their parents win top awards for RFK Visual Arts and Humanities students

Heartfelt letters to their parents win top awards for RFK Visual Arts and Humanities students

Above, Eugene Kwon and Maria Isabel Decolongon compete in the finals of the annual Letter to My Parents Contest. The two students from RFK’s School for the Visual Arts and Humanities won top honors for their entries. Their stories are of abandonment and...
Creative energies flow in Northeast’s annual Arts & Lit fest

Creative energies flow in Northeast’s annual Arts & Lit fest

Hundreds of students from schools across the Northeast San Fernando Valley showcased their talents in visual and performing arts Saturday at the annual Local District Northeast “Arts & Lit Fest.” Visitors were treated to dance, music, and theater performances...
Rio Vista Elementary caps Black History Month with song, art and literacy

Rio Vista Elementary caps Black History Month with song, art and literacy

Rio Vista Elementary School students gathered this week with parents and faculty for a celebration of music, art and oration to honor significant African Americans, as Black History Month comes to a close. Students from pre-kindergarten through fifth grades recited...
Successful English-learner program draws state Superintendent Torlakson to Union Avenue Elementary

Successful English-learner program draws state Superintendent Torlakson to Union Avenue Elementary

Above, State Superintendent Tom Torlakson and policy adviser Briana Mullen chat with English-language students at Union Avenue Elementary School. Seeking successful strategies that could help improve outcomes for English-learners in California’s public schools,...