The Lynwood Unified School District is offering new afterschool enrichment activities to its menu of educational programs in order to enhance instruction for elementary school students in the district’s Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program. Starting in February, all 12 LUSD elementary schools will present “STEP UP TO S.T.E.A.M,” a program featuring workshops in the subject areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. During two, four-week sessions, students will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops focusing on NASA’s newest rockets and robots, engineering, GREEN technology and more. Contact: Maritza Fairfield, 909-445-1001 (office) or 909-816-7722 (cell)