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LAUSD eChoices Magnet Applications Due Today

LAUSD eChoices Magnet Applications Due Today

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

For those with school-age children, just a reminder that LAUSD eChoices applications for magnet schools for the 2018-2019 school year are due by 5 p.m. today through the eChoices website.  Also, it’s worth noting that this year, for the first time, applications for Permits with Transportation (PWT) and dual-language program schools are also being taken […]

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Wilshire Park School Library Seeks Help to Fill Empty Shelves

Wilshire Park School Library Seeks Help to Fill Empty Shelves

| September 5, 2017 | 4 Comments

When Leatrice Floyd, the new library aide at Wilshire Park Elementary School (4063 Ingraham St., just south of Wilshire and west of Wilton), first visited her new post last May, she was surprised to find many of the shelves in the bright, sunny school library empty…or filled with items like stuffed animals and cute signs […]

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Traffic Heads-Up for First Day of School

Traffic Heads-Up for First Day of School

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

School starts for our local LAUSD schools tomorrow (Tuesday, August 15), so neighborhood traffic will once again swell to school-year levels, including – inevitably – at least a bit of first-day congestion and confusion near our local campuses at drop-off and pickup times. To help make sure everyone knows how local subway construction will affect […]

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LA High Open House and Showcase – TONIGHT

LA High Open House and Showcase – TONIGHT

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, we mentioned some great retail events on Larchmont tonight…but once you’re out and about, there’s another wonderful event to check out, just south of the Village:  the open house and school/student showcase at Los Angeles High School, 4650 W. Olympic Blvd., which will run from 5:30 to 7:30 this evening.  The event will feature “highlights […]

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Prospective Parent Tours at Van Ness Elementary School

Prospective Parent Tours at Van Ness Elementary School

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

With so many school choices these days, our local neighborhood public schools – lacking the fancy brochures, advertising budgets and splashy admissions events employed by many private and charter schools – can sometimes get lost in the shuffle.  So we’re happy to help spread the word that Van Ness Elementary, 501 N. Van Ness Ave., has scheduled two […]

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Magnet Season Part 2:  Playing the Points

Magnet Season Part 2: Playing the Points

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The following story – the second in a two-part series – first ran in the Buzz on October 11, 2015.  The window for magnet school applications in the Los Angeles Unified School District is once again open for applications for the 2017-2018 school year through the District’s eChoices website.  We’ve updated some key information and are […]

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