Lynwood Unified School District

  • Lynwood Unified Inspires African American Students at MLK Leadership Conference

    Nearly 200 Lynwood Unified African American students received messages of empowerment from professionals and discussed leadership during the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Conference on Jan. 29 at Firebaugh High School.

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  • 402 Lynwood Unified Students Accepted to College, Win Scholarships during Campus Visits

    Lynwood High School senior Mark Iniguez knows that the high cost of college can be a barrier for students so he was determined to get a jumpstart by taking college courses and exploring scholarship opportunities. Iniguez’s hard work paid off in a big way on Feb. 1 when he was offered a $92,000 scholarship to Benedict College during the Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) Caravan Tour.

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  • Lynwood High Dance Teacher to Perform with Los Angeles Rams During Super Bowl

    When the Los Angeles Rams take the field for Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3 in Atlanta, a piece of Lynwood will join them. Lynwood High School teacher Brittany Washington will carry Lynwood to the biggest stage in sports when she performs in front of 75,000 fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and millions tuning in across the country as a member of the Rams’ cheerleading squad. Washington, Lynwood High’s Career Technical Education (CTE) dance instructor and cheer coach, is a third-year cheerleader for the Rams and a seasoned performer, but she admits to crying tears of joy when she learned she would be showcased at the Super Bowl.

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Lynwood Unified Community, Elected Officials to Celebrate PBIS Award

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon will join the Lynwood Unified Board of Education and community members to celebrate Roosevelt Elementary School’s Bronze Award for work in its Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program. The program will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 and feature remarks from Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite and Rendon.

Lynwood Unified to Hold Open Houses for Preschool, TK and Kinder Programs

Lynwood Unified is set to hold open houses at each of its 12 elementary schools to provide information to parents about preschool, transitional kindergarten and kindergarten programs. Lugo and Roosevelt elementary schools will host families at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, while Mark Twain Elementary will welcome families at 9:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13.

402 Lynwood Unified Students Accepted to College, Win Scholarships during Campus Visits

Lynwood High School senior Mark Iniguez knows that the high cost of college can be a barrier for students so he was determined to get a jumpstart by taking college courses and exploring scholarship opportunities. Iniguez’s hard work paid off in a big way on Feb. 1 when he was offered a $92,000 scholarship to Benedict College during the Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) Caravan Tour.

Lynwood High Students Visited by Historically Black Colleges

Lynwood Unified High School students received the opportunity to earn on-the-spot acceptance to Historically Black Colleges and Universities when a caravan of HBCU college recruiters and admission counselors visited LUSD campuses on Feb. 1. The schools included Tuskegee University, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and Harris-Stowe State University.

Lynwood High Dance Teacher to Perform with Los Angeles Rams During Super Bowl

When the Los Angeles Rams take the field for Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3 in Atlanta, a piece of Lynwood will join them. Lynwood High School teacher Brittany Washington will carry Lynwood to the biggest stage in sports when she performs in front of 75,000 fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and millions tuning in across the country as a member of the Rams’ cheerleading squad. Washington, Lynwood High’s Career Technical Education (CTE) dance instructor and cheer coach, is a third-year cheerleader for the Rams and a seasoned performer, but she admits to crying tears of joy when she learned she would be showcased at the Super Bowl.

Lynwood to Help Parents Better Connect with Students through Workshop

Lynwood Unified will hold a family engagement workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Lindbergh Elementary School Parent Center to help parents inspire and connect with their children. The session will tackle how to teach children and young adults to appreciate themselves and others. Light refreshments, childcare and Spanish translation will be provided. The center is at 3300 Agnes St., Lynwood.

Lynwood Students Receive Scholarships to Study Abroad during Summer

Four Lynwood High School students received all-expenses-paid Global Navigator Scholarships to study abroad this summer. Junior Melanie Pacheco will venture to Spain, juniors Crystal Cervantes and Daniel Perez will visit Germany and freshman Alicia Norberto will spend time in Japan during four-week trips in June and July that immerse the students in language and culture. The students wrote essays, demonstrated leadership and competence in their country’s language to enter the program.

Lynwood Unified Students Explore How to Make Positive Impacts

More than 200 Lynwood Unified African American students connected with successful leaders at the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Conference on Jan. 29 at Firebaugh High School. Young Black Achievers Student Union (YBASU) members from Firebaugh, Lynwood and Vista high schools were joined by guest panelists as the group explored how students can make positive impacts.