City Council honors Ekchian during Armenian Genocide observance

City Council honors Ekchian during Armenian Genocide observance

Above, City Councilman Paul Krekorian presents Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian with a proclamation recognizing her commitment to the students of Los Angeles. Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian was honored Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council during a...
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...
12 magnet programs honored with National Merit Awards

12 magnet programs honored with National Merit Awards

Above, are the magnet coordinators from the schools honored by the Magnet Schools of America. Front row, from left, Alise Caynen, Marilena Franco, Tabitha Thigpen, Laurie Vallejo, Marleen Riewthong, Fanny Arana, Dawn Brown and Xiutleth Santibanez. Back row, Sam...
Girls academy honors Michelle King at inaugural ‘LaunchHerFuture’ breakfast

Girls academy honors Michelle King at inaugural ‘LaunchHerFuture’ breakfast

Above: From left, Girls academy students Leila Shiva, Emily Amador-Menzie, Jessica Sinnathamby and Zelda Moriwaki celebrate sisterhood at L.A. Unified’s first all-female STEM academy, now in its second year. The Girls Academic Leadership Academy – California’s first...