WHAT: Bennett-Kew Elementary School will cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art playground during a celebration that gathers students, parents,
District staff and community members.

Inglewood Unified State Administrator Dr. Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will join members of the Board of Education, Inglewood City Council and
representatives from the Carter’s Kids Organization and American Airlines to commemorate the structure.

The new playground features a soft rubber surface, a new slide, climbing bars and other fun features. It was donated by Carter’s Kids and
American Airlines and built by volunteers from the two organizations.

Thursday, April 11
11 a.m.

WHERE: Bennett-Kew Elementary School
11710 S. Cherry Ave.

DETAILS: Bennett-Kew is updating its facilities as it prepares to expand to accept sixth-grade students in fall 2019. Changes include the launch of a Leadership Academy to prepare kids for success inside the classroom and out. The Leadership Academy will feature career training activities, including a program of visits by professionals who will share their paths to success.