Lynwood Unified School District

  • Roosevelt Elementary College Fair Teaches Students about University Life

    Roosevelt Elementary sixth-grader Stephanie Reyes’ eyes lit up when she described the famous alumni of Princeton University – from former First Lady Michelle Obama to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and President James Madison. Reyes joined classmates Estevan Sandoval and Kianna Jimenez as representatives of Princeton for their school’s fourth annual College Fair on May 22. Nearly 650 Roosevelt students in preschool through sixth grade were taught college options by their peers, detailing school colors, mascots and programs of more than two dozen universities.

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  • Lynwood Unified Students Showcase Work in Engineering and Literature at GATE Fair

    Lynwood Unified School District students experimented with static electricity, observed models of city landscapes and reviewed book reports during the annual Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Fair where students explored the work of their peers across the District. Each of Lynwood Unified’s 18 schools contributed projects that were publicly displayed on May 16 in the city’s Bateman Hall, where the community could take the educational tour. Elementary schools visited the showcase in shifts throughout the day, while some children brought their parents for demonstrations of engineering, science, history and world geography.

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  • Hosler Middle School Students Raise Awareness, $2,000 at Second Annual Autism Walk

    Students at Lynwood Unified’s Hosler Middle School walked, jogged and ran to support their community during the second annual Autism Walk, raising $2,000 for the Autism Speaks organization. The My Buddy Club, which consists of seventh-graders in special education, reached out to peers, teachers and parents to help raise funds for autism awareness – tripling the amount raised during last year’s walk.

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Lynwood Unified to Hold 4th Annual Parent University Commencement

More than 200 Lynwood Unified parents are expected to celebrate their participation in the District’s parent education program during the 4th annual Parent University commencement event from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Parents who completed Parent University workshops throughout the year will gather at Marshall Elementary School, 3593 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lynwood.

Lynwood Unified Elementary Students Stage 100th Play for BRIDGE Theatre Project

Lincoln Elementary School students shared the feelings of losing a friend or family member during two plays written in collaboration with the BRIDGE Theatre Project. The plays – “Sad and Stuck, Without Tears” and “Facing Deportation” – were performed April 25 at the Lincoln Elementary library. They are the 99th and 100th plays written and performed entirely by Lynwood Unified students during a four-year partnership with BRIDGE.

Lynwood Unified to Host Comedian Paul Rodriguez at Comedy Fundraiser

The Lynwood Partners Educational Foundation will welcome comedian Paul Rodriguez at its inaugural comedy showcase fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at Lynwood Middle School, 12124 Bullis Road, Lynwood. Rodriguez will be joined by comedians Jesus Sepulveda, Jerry Garcia, Paul Reyes and Christian Zaragoza for the age 18-and-up event. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for preferred seating.

Lynwood Unified to Showcase Student Work, Performances at 5th Arts Festival

Lynwood Unified will put its artistic talent on display as it showcases original works, music and film at the Fifth Annual Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Firebaugh High School, 5246 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lynwood. Lynwood students will present visual art pieces and performances, while the city of Lynwood, the Lynwood Union Gallery and other community organizations will host informational booths.

Lynwood Unified to Celebrate the Week of the Young Child

Lynwood Unified’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs will enjoy song, dance and special literacy activities during the Week of the Young Child from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20. The ECE program will hold a fun activity each day of the week, such as Music Monday, when children will create their own songs.