LAUSD/FIRST Robotics Championship
#WeAreLDWest #FirstRobotics #iamFirst Congratulations to Los Angeles HS, Hamilton HS, and Palms MS!!! Their Robotics teams competed in the FIRST Robotics Championship on April 2, 2022. Palms MS received Inspire Award (2nd Place) and Motivate Award (3rd Place), Hamilton High School received Finalist Alliance (1st Team) and Judges Award (2nd Place), and Los Angeles High School placed 1st in Innovated Award. Congratulations again to students, coaches, and families for their support
Iovine and Young Center Integrated Design, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Magnet
Watch: #WeAreGlowing This is High School Reimagined. The Iovine and Young Center Integrated Design, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Magnet offers hands-on problem-solving at a school powered by leading companies, and taught by experienced educators and professionals. Visit https://www.iovineandyoung-lausd.com for more information on enrollment. School opens Fall 2022!
LA Rams Academic Challenge Winners
Champions recognize champions! The Los Angeles Rams presented Washington Pre High School and Hamilton High Schools football programs with $2,500 academic grants. These schools were selected for having most improved GPA and having the highest in-season GPA of 3.10. #WeAreGlowing with pride. #SuccessOnAndOffTheField #AcademicTouchdown Click here for more images.
Warren Moon Mural
Warren Moon, a Hamilton High School alum, unveiled his mural. Thank you, Board Member Dr. George McKenna and LD West Superintendent Dr. Adaina Brown for taking the time out of their very busy schedules to celebrate with our Hami family!
STUDENTS COMPETED IN THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) JR. OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TEN80
Congratulations to our LD West students, Lucas Boze, Hamilton High School, Ajanai Campbell, Orville Wright Gifted Magnet, Serenity Simpson, Mark Twain Middle School, Kassen Thomas, University High School, who competed in the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Jr. of Southern California Ten80 Team. The scholars took First Place in Autonomous Vehicle Challenge at the 48th NSBE National Convention in Anaheim. The team also won 2nd Place - Enterprise Overall, 2nd Place - Team Promotional Video, 2nd Place - Team Presentation, and 3rd Place - Design. Thanks to Northrub Grumman sponsorship, scholars were able to compete in Ten80’s AV Challenge where students integrate electrical, mechanical, and computer systems to meet a series of challenges that parallel AV operations on our neighborhood streets and highways or in remote areas of land, sea, and space. #WeAreGlowingInLDWest
Washington Prep HS attend LEADS Workshop with West Point Cadets
Washington Prep High School students participate with Cadets from U.S. Military Academy in LEADS. Known as the West Point Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM Workshop, students are learning the value of ethical and moral leadership, and the how and why of making better choices. Special thanks to Principal Booker, LD West Dr. Brown for their inspiring words and Washington Prep Alum, Capitan Tiki Nelworth, who spoke to students about the challenges he faced and how this program impacted his life. Click here for more images.
Book Donation to Venice Community of Schools
Venice Community of Schools graciously thank the Young Story Tellers Foundation, Max Greenfield, and Penguin Random House for donating a copy of the book "I Don't Want To Read This Book" to every Pre- Kindergarten through 2nd grade teacher in the Venice CoS!! This energy and laugh-out-loud story invites even the most reluctant reader to read!
ACSA Region 16 Social
Thank you, Superintendent Carvalho for your inspiring message at the ACSA Region 16 social event this evening! Your personal story reminds us to serve with humility and tenacity. Your promises to LAUSD ignites us to lead with urgency. We leave the gathering hopeful, knowing we will make a difference in young lives collectively.
Coach of the Year - LA Times
Venice Community of Schools congratulates Boys Basketball Coach Dave Galley from Venice High School for being named Coach of the Year by the LA Times. Coach Galley's leadership led Venice High's boys' basketball team to its best season in more than 70 years!!
Wright Middle School NASA Call
Space-to-WrightMiddleSchoolSTEAM, Space-to-WrightSTEAM! We are ready for the event! NASA Astronaut Tom Marshburn aboard the International Space Station answered questions from Westchester Community of Schools Wright Middle School STEAM Magnet students this morning. Neighboring Kentwood Elementary School Koalas were also there to connect and view the watch party. Want to rewatch, visit https://youtu.be/Am2VnTHN5k4
Hamilton CoS - Clover ES
Way to go Clover Ave ES! Read aloud nurtures a vibrant literacy
community where young readers thrive.
Academic Challenge Winners
The 2022 Superbowl-bound Los Angeles Rams generously awarded $2,500 academic grants to the football programs at Alexander Hamilton High School and Washington Preparatory High School, both schools in Local District West. These schools were winners of the 5th Annual L.A. Rams Academic Challenge. Click here to read more.