CA School News Report

Acclaimed Bellflower Unified Alternative High School Hosts Parents

WHAT: Bellflower Unified will host a special informational meeting for families interested in enrolling their children in the District’s expanding independent studies high school, which features a blended-learning program for grades nine through 11 and a traditional support program for grades nine through 12. Space is limited.

WHEN: 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 22

WHERE: Las Flores Home Education Independent Study Academy, 10039 E. Palm St., Bellflower

DETAILS: Bellflower Unified is adding grades 11 and 12 to its award-winning alternative learning school in 2017-18, following this year’s launch of grades nine and 10.

The blended program offers face-to-face instruction in math and English three days a week and online curriculum for other classes with support from Las Flores teachers. Students may use campus labs for online classes or to collaborate with peers. The traditional program for grades nine to 12 features online curriculum in all subjects, including Advanced Placement, electives, career technical education and foreign language. Science curriculum is supported by campus wet labs.

All courses meet a-g admission requirements for California State University and University of California.

Las Flores also provides traditional support for families in transitional kindergarten (TK) through eighth grade and a hybrid program that provides instruction in core classes and electives. Las Flores is accredited from TK through high school by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

INFO: Las Flores Principal Tami Zylla, 562-804-6565, or lasfloreseducationalcenter.org.