Hacienda La Puente Unified School District

  • Hacienda La Puente Unified Youth Cinema Project Students Win First-Place at Latino Film Festival

    California Elementary School’s Youth Cinema Project (YCP) student filmmakers are celebrating a big win at the Latino Film Institute’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival after their movie “The World is Yours” earned the 2024 Best Film for Elementary Schools award. The film festival, held June 1, gave students from California Elementary, as well as Sparks Middle School and La Puente High School, the opportunity to showcase films made during the 2023-24 school year and walk the red carpet at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Recognized for Student Attendance Strategies

    Hacienda La Puente Unified’s School Attendance Review Board (SARB) has been honored as a Model SARB for initiatives and practices that significantly contribute to reducing chronic absenteeism rates and improving overall student attendance. Hacienda La Puente Unified is one of 23 districts recognized by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and State SARB for demonstrating outstanding efforts by placing a focus on prevention and positive measures. HLPUSD's achievements were celebrated at the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance State Conference on April 26, where the District formally accepted the award.

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  • Hacienda La Puente Unified High School Earns 2024 California Democracy School for Strong Civic Leadership

    La Puente High School is one of only four schools recognized as a 2024 California Democracy School by the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE), receiving the honor for its high-quality civic learning, commitment to strengthening democracy, and pursuit of happiness for future generations across the District community. The award-winning schools were honored during LACOE’s 2024 California Civic Learning Student Showcase and Award Ceremony at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library Museum on May 11, where students, families, and District representatives gathered to learn more about the students’ initiatives throughout the 2023-24 school year.

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