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  • The Creative Network
    112th Street Elementary


    Geoffrey Lutz is one of the Creative Network teachers that provides Theatre arts instruction to students at 112th St Elementary.  The pictures illustrate his work with 5th grade students who are learning about melodrama and the components of exposition, conflict, climax and resolution.


    The Creative Network is an articulated arts program that the Arts Education Branch provides to participating elementary schools throughout the District.  K-2 students in the Creative Network receive blended arts integration instruction, while grades 3-5 classes receive discrete instruction in Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts.





  • 2017 Fall STEAM Symposium
    Rancho Dominguez Preparatory


    Featuring STEAM arts integration workshops.  Among the LD South presenters were Douglas Goble, Elementary Dance Teacher, Cathryn Deering, Elementary Arts Coordinator/Music Teacher, and myself (Grace Park).  Also, Anna Stampfli from Arts Youth Empowerment presented.

Griffith Joyner Elementary 2nd Annual Portraiture Event (October 17, 2017)


  • News/Updates:

  • SAVE THE DATE: "The A in STEAM" Gala, April 28, 2017

    Posted by GRACE PARK on 12/6/2017

    Come join the Local District South family of schools and community as we celebrate “The A in STEAM!” at the "The A in STEAM" Gala on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Banning High School.  We will feature the integration of the arts in STEAM projects by students from early education through grade 12. The day will be filled with student performances, project galleries, vendor booths, student activities, and more.

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  • LD South's "The A in STEAM" Logo Contest

    Posted by GRACE PARK on 12/5/2017
    In anticipation of "The A in STEAM" Gala which will be held on April 28, 2017 at Banning High School, LD South is holding "The A in STEAM" Logo Contest.  We are requesting one entry or logo design from each LD South secondary school. The winning design will be used on print and media to advertise "The A in STEAM" Gala and a grand prize will be offered to the student designer.  Recognition will be given to all entries and all participants will receive certificates. 


    • Only one logo design per secondary school
    • Logo must include "The A in STEAM"
    • Entries must be original designs that are drawn, painted or digitally created. 
    • Works must be submitted digitally as a file be no larger than 10 MB with at least 300 dpi resolution. 
    • File name should include name of school and student (e.g., DymallyHS-StudentLastFirst).
    Submit online:  http://bit.ly/ldsainsteamlogo  
    Deadline: January 31, 2018 at 5pm.
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  • LD South Arts Integration Bit.ly Link

    Posted by GRACE PARK on 12/1/2017

    The easiest way to get to the LD South Arts Integration pages is to go to bit.ly/southartsintegration.  Please check this page periodically for news and updates regarding arts and arts integration in LD South.

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  • KLCS Spotlight Arts! Episode 3, Parts 1, 2 and 3 Now Airing!

    Posted by GRACE PARK on 11/27/2017

    The Arts Education Branch is airing the 3rd episode of Spotlight Arts!  Part 1 aired Tuesday, 11/21/17 at 6:30am and 6:30pm.  This special episode will be broadcast in three parts and will feature all the student films from the 2017 Student Film Festival as well as interviews from the red carpet. We hope that students and teachers will tune in to see their films!  More air times and dates are listed below.

    Find your local listing here: http://klcs.org/find-klcs/

    Spotlight Arts! Episode 3 – Part 1, 2, and 3:
    Episode 3, Part 1 - Airs 12/19, 1/16, and 2/13 at 6:30am and 6:30pm

    • Pacoima Middle School | The One Thing I Won't Shut Up About Is How People Don't Understand Film Production
    • Chatsworth Charter High School | Trust & Believe
    • Hollywood High School | The Sound of Unity
    • ELAPA | Suicide Prevention PSA
    • San Pedro High School | A Letter To My Younger Self
    • Ulysses S. Grant High School | Strange Things
    • Millikan MS | 2020
    • Taft HS | Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Episode 3. Part 2 - Airs 11/28, 12/26, 1/23, and 2/20 at 6:30am and 6:30pm
    • Francis Polytechnic HS | Hangdog
    • Bravo Medical Magnet  | Hand Covers Bruise
    • Los Angeles High School Phoenix Academy | The Death Sign
    • Daniel Pearl Magnet | MyLA311
    • Grant HS | Dinosaur Rescue
    • Loma Vista Elementary School | You're Nothing in the World
    • Cleveland High School Media Academy | Ghost Story
    Episode 3, Part 3 - Airs 12/2, 1/2, 1/30, and 2/27 at 6:30am and 6:30pm
    • Get Lit Words Ignite / Cleveland HS | Write To Riot: Cleveland High
    • Van Nuys HS | Pass It On
    • Susan Miller Dorsey HS | The Watcher
    • 32nd St USC Visual & Performing Arts Magnet | School On Wheels
    • John F Kennedy Architecture/Digital Design/Filmmaking Magnet | Sewn Into The Stars
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