Lynwood Unified School District

  • Lynwood Unified Adult School Announces ‘Every Student Succeeding’ Nominee

    Lynwood Unified Community Adult School (LCAS) student Henry Velasco was once without food or shelter, but despite those obstacles he made it his goal to return to school and further his education by obtaining his high school diploma and attending college. Velasco’s perseverance is one of the many reasons he was honored as the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Every Student Succeeding Program nominee, an honor given to students who have shown growth and gained the knowledge and skills necessary to participate effectively as citizens in their community.

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  • Lynwood High Senior Wins $40,000 Edison International Scholarship

    Lynwood High School senior Alan Lopez was awarded the $40,000 Edison International STEM Scholarship, given to just 30 high school seniors pursuing majors in science, technology, engineering and math. Lopez has a 4.6 GPA and plans to study computer science. Alan’s sister, Abieiden, won the scholarship in 2018.

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  • 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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Lynwood Elementary School Students to Give College Presentations

Washington Elementary School students will give presentations on college options for classmates and families during a College Fair at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, March 28 at the school’s campus, 4225 Sanborn Ave., Lynwood.

Lynwood Unified Elementary Honored for Support of Undeserved Students

Washington Elementary School is one of 279 schools recognized in the first annual report of Top Los Angeles Public Schools for Underserved Students based on its strong results in English and math proficiency for low-income African American and low-income Latino students in 2017-18.

Lynwood Unified to Hold Districtwide Math-A-Thon Competition

Fifth- and sixth-grade students from across Lynwood Unified will test their math skills during the annual Math-A-Thon competition at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 at Firebaugh High School, 5246 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lynwood. Each Lynwood Unified elementary school will send six-person teams to take on mental math, problem solving and group work.

Lynwood Unified Community, Elected Officials Celebrate PBIS Award

U.S. Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon joined the Lynwood Unified Board of Education and community members on Feb. 22 to celebrate Roosevelt Elementary School earning a Bronze Award for work in its Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program. The program featured remarks from Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite as Roosevelt’s students and PBIS team were recognized for exceptional work in PBIS.

Lynwood Unified to Give Free Eyeglasses to Nearly 250 Students through Partnership with Vision To Learn

Nearly 250 Lynwood Middle School students will receive free eyeglasses through the District’s partnership with Vision To Learn, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating vision issues as a barrier to education. The students who will receive new eyewear went through free screenings in fall 2018. The recipients have chosen their own frames. VTL specialists have partnered with Lynwood’s Rotary Club and will join LMS staff members to distribute the glasses on the school’s campus Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 9 a.m.

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.