Green Design STEAM Academy community makes dreams come true for the Class of 2017

Green Design STEAM Academy community makes dreams come true for the Class of 2017

Above, thanks to the generosity of teachers, local businesses and nonprofit organizations, the senior class at Green Design STEAM Academy was all decked out for prom. Alex Adams Social Studies Teacher and Senior Adviser Green Design STEAM Academy I was fortunate this...
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...
L.A. Unified executives discover new appreciation for every-day heroes serving students

L.A. Unified executives discover new appreciation for every-day heroes serving students

Above: Chief facilities executive Mark Hovatter reads to students as part of his day shadowing Melvin Avenue Elementary library aide Anita Persoff. (Photo by Davis Barber Photography.) As part of Classified School Employee Week, Superintendent Michelle King and L.A....
‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

Showcasing their budding high-tech skills and their well-established sportsmanship, more than 350 students from more than a dozen schools participated last weekend in the fourth annual Rally in the Valley, a celebration of coding, robotics and engineering. Held at the...
Book donations build literacy, inspire imaginations in Local District East

Book donations build literacy, inspire imaginations in Local District East

Books, books and more books recently found their way to two schools in Local District East, where students, families, educators and public officials celebrated the joy and opportunities offered by reading. Los Angeles-based accounting firm KMPG donated 10,000 books...