Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

  • Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Class of 2017 Visits Elementary Schools in Caps and Gowns

    Top seniors from John Glenn, La Mirada, Norwalk and Southeast high schools visited their former elementary schools on May 12 to inspire students to work hard toward their goals and that anyone can go to college during the District's inaugural Kinder to College event. The District launched the event to promote a college-going culture from kindergarten through high school. Students wore graduation caps and gowns or college T-shirts while they talked about the university they will attend and what they will study, or how they will serve the United States in the Marines, Navy, Air Force or Army.

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  • Bollywood Dance Performance Highlights Norwalk-La Mirada District’s ‘Day of the Parent’ Celebration

    Nearly 175 Norwalk-La Mirada parent volunteers were feted with a Bollywood dance performance from Eastwood Elementary fourth-graders and a catered lunch prepared by Norwalk High students during the 17th annual Day of the Parent celebration at Huerta Elementary School on May 18. The parents received certificates from their school principals and PTA representatives.

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  • Norwalk-La Mirada Woodshop Students Build, Donate Garden Boxes to Local Youth Shelter

    La Mirada High School senior Isaac Cantu is extra vigilant as he stencils the words "Dream Big" along the side of one of four garden boxes he and three other students have made in their woodshop class to beautify the grounds of the Casa Youth Shelter in Los Alamitos. Cantu worked with seniors Johnny Granados, Andrew Iabarra and Spencer Collins to finish the garden boxes, which can house dozens of plants, flowers, fruits and vegetables.

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NLMUSD School Teams Up with Norwalk for Emergency Preparedness

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified's Sanchez Elementary School is teaming with the city of Norwalk and Save the Children to train students, parents and community members on the basics of emergency preparedness. The ongoing project has the likelihood of expanding to the entire district. Contact: Christina Esparza, 909-445-1001 (office)

NLMUSD Principal Gets Slimed After Students Complete Summer Reading

Students at Norwalk-La Mirada Unified’s Eastwood Elementary logged more than 1,000 minutes of reading time over the summer and won the opportunity to “slime” their principal. iREAD is an online program designed to keep students’ minds nimble during the summer break. Photos are available. Contact: Christina Esparza, 909-445-1001 (office)

La Mirada High Teacher Coaches in the NFL Through Exclusive Fellowship

Assistant football coach and RSP teacher in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, Ernie Gutierrez, got the opportunity to join the special teams coaching staff for the New York Jets during training camp through the exclusive and highly competitive Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship. Photo available. Contact: Christina Esparza, 909-445-1001 (office)

New Principals Start New School Year at Norwalk-La Mirada Unified

Four new principals started at Norwalk-La Mirada schools this week, including Norwalk High, Benton Middle School, Sanchez Elementary and Dulles Elementary. The new principals look forward to a year of productive change as they implement the Common Core State Standards and build on a successful past year. Contact: Christina Esparza, 909-445-1001 (office)

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified’s Graduation Rate Hits 92%

The graduation rate at Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District high schools has seen a steady increase over the last four years, topping off at 92 percent for the 2012-13 academic year. NLMUSD had 1,523 seniors graduate from its five high schools – John Glenn, La Mirada, Norwalk, El Camino and Southeast Academy. Contact: Christina Esparza, 909-445-1001 (office)