Paramount Unified School District

  • Hollydale K-8 School Students Explore College Culture during Higher Education Tours

    More than 100 seventh-grade students from Hollydale K-8 School toured University of California Irvine on Feb. 13, learning about college culture through visits to the bookstore and a discussion with students about admission, housing and costs.

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  • Odyssey STEM Academy Students Learn About Future Careers through Internship Program

    Students at Paramount Unified’s Odyssey STEM Academy are learning from successful professionals at hospitals, in city government buildings and at schools through a six-week internship program that immerses them in real-world careers. Students are spending two days per week in their fields of study from Jan. 14 to March 8. Students were required to seek out their own mentors and apply for the internships through job fairs and personal visits. Students will continue with new internships throughout their four years to learn new skills and career possibilities before they graduate.

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  • Paramount High Students Thriving in New Computer Science Pathway

    Paramount High School students are learning to program robots and build their own apps in a computer science pathway launched this fall. The District added computer science to its career technical education (CTE) pathway programs, which prepare students for success in college and career in specific areas of study. About 40 students are enrolled in the beginning course. The District will add advanced courses each of the next three years to complete the four-year program.

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Paramount High School to Host Traveling Music, Arts Festival

High School Nation, a traveling music and arts festival, will bring music and arts performances to Paramount High School during a two-hour showcase beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, March 22 at the campus, 14429 Downey Ave., Paramount. The festival will include musical guests, a music zone where students can learn how to play the drums/guitar/DJ equipment and a style zone where students can design their own shirts.

Paramount Unified to Highlight Classroom Technology Use

Paramount Unified’s Department of Instructional Technology will highlight classroom technology for parents from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9 at Odyssey STEM Academy, 3701 Michelson St., Lakewood.

Paramount Unified Students Visit UC Irvine to Explore College Experience

Seventh-graders at Paramount Unified’s Hollydale K-8 School visited dorm rooms, classrooms and facilities during a Feb. 13 trip to the University of California, Irvine to learn about the college experience. Hollydale emphasizes college awareness with a weekly College Day that encourages students to wear the gear of their favorite universities and provides monthly reports on colleges around the country.

Odyssey STEM Academy Students Learn About Future Careers through Internship Program

Students at Paramount Unified’s Odyssey STEM Academy are learning from successful professionals at hospitals, in city government buildings and at schools through a six-week internship program that immerses them in real-world careers. Students are spending two days per week in their fields of study from Jan. 14 to March 8. Students were required to seek out their own mentors and apply for the internships through job fairs and personal visits. Students will continue with new internships throughout their four years to learn new skills and career possibilities before they graduate.

Paramount High Students Thriving in New Computer Science Pathway

Paramount High School students are learning to program robots and build their own apps in a computer science pathway launched this fall. The District added computer science to its career technical education (CTE) pathway programs, which prepare students for success in college and career in specific areas of study. About 40 students are enrolled in the beginning course. The District will add advanced courses each of the next three years to complete the four-year program.

District to Raise Money for Scholars at 2nd Annual Quartermania

Paramount Unified community members will bring out their quarters to help raise money for college scholars at the second annual Quartermania event at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Paramount High School, 14429 Downey Ave., Paramount. The event will feature dinner, giveaways and an auction from 6 to 8 p.m., when attendees will bid using quarters. Tickets are $20 and include dinner and a bidding paddle.