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...
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...
Mayor Garcetti brokers new partnership with Netflix and Bernstein High School

Mayor Garcetti brokers new partnership with Netflix and Bernstein High School

Above: Bernstein High School senior Jonathon Castorena shakes hands with Mayor Eric Garcetti during his third visit to the Hollywood campus. In effort to grow the next generation of entertainment industry movers and shakers, Netflx has agreed to “adopt” Helen...
Latino, Armenian cultural assembly celebrates diversity

Latino, Armenian cultural assembly celebrates diversity

Above, from left, Local District Northeast Superintendent Linda Del Cueto, Mexican Consul Press Attache Sergio Tovar, Armenian Consul Armella Shakaryan, Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian, School Board Member Scott Schmerelson, Mexican Consul Andrés Webster and...