Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

“If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, you still can. And, so can the world.” The new take on the old adage promotes Rainforest Connection, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that is using repurposed technology to fight illegal logging in...
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...
Class of 2017 Spotlight: Canoga Park High grad crossing ‘bridge’ to Cal State Northridge

Class of 2017 Spotlight: Canoga Park High grad crossing ‘bridge’ to Cal State Northridge

The goal of L.A. Unified is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to graduate prepared for college, career and life. As we near the end of the school year, we are featuring stories about some of the outstanding members of the Class of 2017. Most afternoons...
Innovation, imagination on display during Local District East STEM Fest

Innovation, imagination on display during Local District East STEM Fest

Above, students from Ann Street Elementary explain their STEM exhibit on brain functions to kids from Bryson Elementary. By Craig Sipes K-12 Science Specialist Local District East Nearly 2,000 students, families and community members embraced the theme – Inspire and...