Follow-up Story: More than 1,100 excited third-graders received a surprise donation of personal dictionaries from the Paramount Elks Lodge, a gift aimed at encouraging reading and vocabulary proficiency. Elks Lodge members visited the District’s 11 elementary schools from Oct. 3 to 7, visiting with students in each third-grade classroom. The charitable organization stressed the importance of the dictionaries and encouraged them to start their own personal libraries.
Paramount High School’s Class of 2019 valedictorian Jasmine Gomez did not always see college as a possibility, but her hard work and long hours made it a thrilling reality when she was accepted into the prestigious engineering program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Paramount, CA – A partnership between Paramount Unified School District and Compton College is giving students new opportunities for post-secondary education, including two years of free tuition for full-time students and financial assistance for books and course supplies. The Paramount Promise, which was approved by the District’s Governing Board of Education on June 10, provides […]
Nearly 1,000 Paramount High School seniors turned their tassels and received diplomas during a commencement ceremony on June 13 that marked the end of one journey and the beginning of another for graduates.