Each year, the Khalsa Care Foundation hosts a holiday carnival as an effort to bring the community together and raise awareness about its work to support local families with critical resources.
Olive Vista Middle School was the proud recipient of $10,000 in musical instruments as part of a grant from the VH1 Save the Music Foundation’s Keys + Kids Piano Grant Program.
Two Van Nuys High School seniors earned record-high scores in the semifinal round of the National Automotive Technology Competition, winning $10,000 in prizes for themselves, a Chevrolet Tahoe pick-up truck for their school and an expense-paid trip to the final competition in New York City.
A special celebration was held at Lowman Special Education Center commemorating the District’s recognition of National Special Education Day on December 2.
The L.A. School Police Department gave backpacks to over 2,000 students at schools across the District.
Seven students from Brainard Elementary School were honored at a special dinner held on December 10 by the Lake View Terrace Improvement Association.
The “Pride of Pacoima” Mariachi Leones de Haddon performed alongside Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar on the grand stage of the Valley Performing Arts Center.
Actor/comedian George Lopez played Santa Claus at San Fernando Elementary School where the George Lopez Foundation provided holiday gifts for all 650 of the students.
Los Angeles Unified leaders joined with top officials from local government, business, labor and civic organizations in signing the L.A. Compact, an agreement that focuses on collaborative strategies to help students succeed in the classroom and beyond.
L.A. Unified opened six temporary extended support sites on December 6, which offer emotional support, enrollment and attendance information and referrals to outside resources.
Among L.A. Unified’s 1,137 school-bus drivers are those whose careers have spanned decades and whose records reveal nary a blemish.
Representing the geography and diversity of L.A. Unified, the students meet with the superintendent for three hours every month or so, offering opinions, advice and a teen’s perspective about the myriad issues facing the nation’s second-largest school district.
Thanks to a partnership with Operation School Bell and Universal Studios, 250 kindergarten through sixth-grade students were treated recently to an early holiday of giving and gifts during a daylong event at the landmark theme park.
All Urged to Observe National Day of Service on Jan. 16, 2017.