Inglewood Unified School District

University President Speaks with Inglewood Unified H.S. Students

Dr. Thomas Parham, president of California State University, Dominguez Hills, discussed college opportunities on Feb. 12 with students at Morningside and Inglewood high schools. Parham dropped in on several classrooms to discuss the acceptance process, scholarships and tuition as the District prepares students to pursue their college dreams.

Inglewood Unified to Hold Districtwide Spelling Bee

Inglewood Unified will crown its top spellers in grades 1-12 at the District Spelling Bee at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at the District Office, 401 S Inglewood Ave., Inglewood. Each school hosted a competition earlier this month with the winners advancing to the District final. District winners will advance to compete in the Los Angeles County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, March 13.

Inglewood Unified Elementary School Holds STEM Fair

William Kelso Elementary School students showcased math and engineering projects during a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Fair on Feb. 1 on the school campus. The fair doubled as a celebration of the school’s 100th day. Students in kindergarten through second grade presented math and engineering-related work in classrooms, while students in grades three through six displayed scientific findings in the cafeteria.

Inglewood Unified Breaks Ground for New TK-8 Academy

Inglewood Unified celebrated the start of renovations for its new Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 Academy with a groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 28. The projects include a new modular classroom building as well as overall site improvements. The academy, which opens in fall, will combine Clyde Woodworth Elementary School and Monroe Magnet Middle School into a single campus.

Inglewood Unified Senior Accepted to Caltech as QuestBridge Scholar

Erick Jiminez, a senior at Inglewood Unified’s City Honors Preparatory Academy, took a step closer to his dream of a career in aerospace when he earned acceptance to the California Institute of Technology as a four-year QuestBridge Scholar, which will cover his tuition, room and board, books and travel expenses. Class valedictorian with a 4.36 GPA, Jiminez scored in the top 3 percent in the nation on the PSAT and earned a 1460 on his SAT. He plans to major in math or engineering.

Inglewood Unified to Break Ground for TK-8 Academy on Jan. 28

The Inglewood Unified community will celebrate the start of renovations for the new Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 Academy with a groundbreaking ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 at 10711 S. 10th Ave., Inglewood. The projects will include a new modular classroom building and overall improvements. The academy will open in fall, combining Clyde Woodworth Elementary and Monroe Magnet Middle School into one campus.

Inglewood Unified to Hold Districtwide Enrollment Fair on Jan. 26

Inglewood Unified will help families prepare and enroll for the 2019-20 school year during its districtwide Enrollment Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 26. The event will unfold at all IUSD school campuses to showcase the district’s programs, including dual-language immersion, college and career pathways, STEM and transitional kindergarten, which is available at all elementary schools.