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 Students to Host Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Event

Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School’s Helping Hands Club will give away clothing, toys and other gifts while providing food and entertainment at noon Saturday, Jan. 12 during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event promoting unity. The festivities take place at Firebaugh High School’s Falcon Square, 5246 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lynwood.

Lynwood Unified Elementary Students Showcase Artwork for NYE Celebration at LA Capital Building

Artwork created by Wilson Elementary School fifth-grade students Tatiana Cato, Leonardo Guzman, Jessie Ramirez, Carla del Villar, Mario Guerrero and Isaac Morales was featured in a 3-D projection on the Los Angeles City Hall building on Dec. 31. The art appeared as part of the Grand Park and the Music Center's New Year's Eve celebration and was made possible by the Lynwood Unified school’s Turnaround Arts: California program.

Lynwood Unified Female Students Inspired at Girl’s Conference

Lynwood Unified inspired nearly 100 female middle school students at the inaugural Girl’s Conference on Dec. 5 at Hosler Middle School. Dr. Patricia Brent-Sanco, the Director of Equity Services for Lynwood Unified, joined Equity staff members and Hosler Principal Celinna Pinelo to impart life lessons to the young students. Topics included what to look for in friends, self-worth and mindfulness.

Lynwood Unified Reorganizes Board of Education During Meeting

Lynwood Unified’s Board of Education appointed Gary Hardie Jr. as its new president, Maria Lopez as vice president and Briseida Gonzalez as clerk during its reorganization meeting on Dec. 6. Recently re-elected members Alfonso Morales and Alma-Delia Renteria were sworn in during the meeting and commended for their service by a representative from the office of state Sen. Ricardo Lara.

Lynwood Unified High School Students Spread Holiday Joy through Helping Hands Club

Firebaugh High School students delivered more than 1,000 Thanksgiving packages full of food and supplies to Los Angeles homeless shelters on Nov. 22. Students collected food and personal hygiene items to prepare the packages as part of the school’s Helping Hands community service club. The items were taken to the Midnight Mission, 601 San Pedro St., Los Angeles, and handed out to homeless in the nearby Los Angeles area.