Follow-up Story: More than 100 parents, teachers and customers of a Microsoft store gathered to view artwork produced by students of Paramount High School’s career technical education (CTE) program during a special show in the Cerritos Mall on April 15. Works were digitally displayed and included a diverse collection of anti-bullying messages, scenic photography and graphic portraits. The public voted on top projects in the categories of graphic arts, photography and video.
Emphasizing its focus on college and career, Paramount Unified School District distributed personalized College Readiness Guides (CRG) to parents in April to prepare them for their children’s college journeys.
Paramount Unified School District has partnered with Compton College to launch an Administration of Justice Early College Program, emphasizing the District’s key focus of creating college and career ready graduates. Students will have the chance to earn their Associates Degree for Transfer in Administration of Justice, while earning a high school diploma at the same time. The program begins in summer 2019 with a cohort of up to 30 ninth-grade students.
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.