Tag: Schools

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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It’s Magnet Season at LAUSD!

It’s Magnet Season at LAUSD!

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The following story – the first in a two-part series – first ran in the Buzz on October 7, 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 […]

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First All-Girls LAUSD School Opens in Mid-City

First All-Girls LAUSD School Opens in Mid-City

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

An exciting new academic venture opened on Friday in the neighborhood: the Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA), an LAUSD college prep school for girls…which focuses on the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The newly-painted white and purple school, located in a separate structure on the northeast corner of the Los Angeles High […]

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Enrollment Opening for LAUSD Extended Transitional Kindergarten Progarm

Enrollment Opening for LAUSD Extended Transitional Kindergarten Progarm

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the next two Fridays, April 22 and April 29, Wilshire Crest Elementary School will “Roundup” events for its Extended Transitional Kindergarten Program. The original Transitional Kindergarten program, launched a few years ago at LAUSD elementary schools, provides a “bridge between preschool years and traditional Kindergarten” for children who will turn five between September 2 […]

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TREE Academy – New Deliberately Small School Now Accepting Applications

TREE Academy – New Deliberately Small School Now Accepting Applications

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

There’s a new addition to the roster of independent middle and high schools in our area.  TREE Academy (“TREE” stands for Think, cReate, Engage, Empower), a non-profit school “for the creative arts, new technology and social justice,” is being launched this fall by Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences and New Roads School founder Paul Cummins, and […]

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