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Inglewood Unified School District

Inglewood Unified Graduate Leaving Legacy of Leadership

Morningside High School salutatorian Evan Hardin will head to college this fall while leaving behind a legacy of leadership that has inspired the community. Hardin, who finished with a 4.29 GPA, served as Morningside’s ASB vice president, was involved in student congress, and was a mentor in the Omega Gentleman Youth Mentoring (Omega Gents) program. He was also named a semi-finalist for the prestigious Gates Scholarship.

Inglewood Unified Principal Honored for 41 Years of Service

Oak Street Elementary Principal Richard Barter is retiring this summer after 41 years of service in a variety of roles with the Inglewood Unified School District. Barter was honored at the District’s Board of Education meeting on June 19.

Inglewood Unified to Hold District Job Fair

Inglewood Unified School District will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 27 to present new employment opportunities. The fair, which will include interviews for candidates, will be held at the District office, 401 S. Inglewood Ave., Inglewood.

Inglewood Unified Students Inspired During Dodgers STEM Day

A group of 500 third- through fifth-grade students experienced the joys of science through interactive STEM experiments on May 31 during a Science of Baseball STEM Field Day, led by the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) and the Science of Sport organization. Students learned about reaction time, ball trajectory, measuring the strike zone, pitching aerodynamics, and sequencing player’s statistics.

Inglewood Unified Celebrates Class of 2019 with Graduation Ceremonies

The Inglewood Unified School District will hold graduation ceremonies for its comprehensive high schools. On Wednesday, June 5, a ceremony will be held for City Honors High School at 9 a.m. at Southwest College, 1600 W. Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles. On Thursday, June 6, graduations will also be held at Southwest College for Morningside High School at 8 a.m. and Inglewood High School at 11 a.m.

Expanding Inglewood Unified School Holds Informational Meeting

Inglewood Unified’s Beulah Payne School held an informational meeting to detail the school’s expansion to include seventh- and eighth-graders on May 30. The meeting offered a chance to explore the school’s renovated campus.

Inglewood Unified School Celebrates Athletics, Culture at Olympic Event

Students at Inglewood Unified’s Hudnall Elementary competed in athletic events at a schoolwide Olympic event on May 29 at Caroline Coleman Stadium. Each class was given a country to represent as they competed in team events such as the 50-yard dash, the long jump and relay races. The Los Angeles Chargers sponsored the event and provided gold, silver and bronze medals.

Inglewood Unified Academy Honored for Health and Fitness Achievements

Students at Inglewood Unified’s Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 Academy students were recognized on May 15 for meeting health and wellness goals in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, which encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. In honor of achieving their goals, the school received a special visit from Los Angeles Chargers cheerleaders and mascot and $4,000 to improve physical education equipment.

Frank D. Parent Student Honored in Inglewood Unified Student Spotlight

Frank D. Parent eighth-grader John Honore has been selected as May’s Stellar Student Spotlight winner for his fighting spirit and success in the classroom. The IUSD Stellar Student Spotlight honors an outstanding student each month and showcases them in Eye On Inglewood. Honore has overcome challenges to become an accomplished piano player and a straight-A student. He also volunteers for the Frank D. Parent PTA.

Inglewood School Honored by Imagine Learning for Math Program

Inglewood Unified’s Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 Academy has been selected as a 2018-19 School of Excellence by Imagine Learning for its use of Imagine math curriculum. The school will receive a special banner and become an Imagine Nation distinctive school.