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Inglewood Unified School District

  • Inglewood Unified Announces Availability of Long-Term Lease of Surplus Property

    Dr. Erika Torres, County Administrator of Inglewood Unified School District, is pleased to announce the availability for long-term lease of part or all of 22.6 acres surplused by the School District in the City of Inglewood. This major development site, surplus to the District’s educational needs, is situated on West 104th Street between South Prairie Avenue and Crenshaw Blvd. The site is located two blocks from the Hollywood Park Entertainment District and the new LA/SoFi Stadium due to open later this year. The Inglewood Unified School District has released a Request for Developer Qualifications to partner with a developer to jointly develop this site.

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  • LA Chargers Surprise 100 Inglewood Unified Elementary Students with New Bikes and Helmets

    More than 100 second- and third-graders from Bennett-Kew Elementary were surprised with new bikes by LA Chargers players and cheerleaders on Dec. 10. Five winners of an essay competition were honored and presented with bikes as expected, but the surprise came when all students in the contest received neon-colored bikes, helmets and locks.

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  • Inglewood Unified Receives First $10 Million Installment of $30 Million in School Improvement Funds from Los Angeles World Airports

    Inglewood Unified on Nov. 14 received the first $10 million installment from the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to mitigate the impact of airplane noise on students, part of a $44 million program launched in 2015 to improve schools along Los Angeles International Airport flight paths. In October, the Board of Airport Commissioners approved a total of $30 million to sound insulate three schools by early 2021. The money will reimburse the District for improvements underway at Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 Magnet Academy and Oak Street Elementary School in addition to upcoming projects at Morningside High School.

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Inglewood Unified Canvasses Neighborhoods for Student Outreach Days

Teams from Inglewood Unified’s District office, schools and volunteers, visited neighborhoods across Inglewood to share information about the district and its schools on March 5 and 6. The teams, including County Administrator Dr. Erika Torres, visited homes, businesses and community organizations to provide details about the district’s educational programs, student success and facility improvements.

Inglewood Unified Robotics Team Advances to Regional Competition

Morningside High School’s Golden Path robotics program is advancing to a regional competition held by FIRST Tech Challenge in March after winning recognition for robot design at a preliminary contest. FIRST Tech challenges students to design, build and program robots.

Los Angeles Rams Visit Inglewood’s Warren Lane Elementary School

In celebration of Black History Month, members of the Los Angeles Rams organization will visit with students at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Warren Lane Elementary, 2602 W 79th St., Inglewood. Rams members will read “Dear Black Boy” by Martellus Bennett to classes and finish the reading with a pizza party.

Inglewood Unified STEAM Academy Hosts Science Fair

Students from Inglewood Unified’s Beulah Payne P-8 STEAM Academy celebrated 100 days of school by conducting science experiments with their classmates, teachers and parents. Students worked together to solve problems and create a finished product. The event also served as a celebration of the school’s emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).

Inglewood Unified Scholar-athletes Sign Letters of Intent

City Honors High School scholar-athletes Jared Heywood and Montana Lemonious-Craig, who played for Inglewood High School’s football team, showed dedication on and off the field, and have signed to play football for competitive universities. Heywood will play for the University of Rhode Island and Lemonious-Craig will play for the University of Colorado.

Inglewood Unified Elementary Students Take Part in Fitness Challenge

Students from Inglewood Unified’s Hudnall Elementary School engaged in a variety of physical activities on Feb. 12 for an uninterrupted 45 minutes, including jump rope, field hockey and basketball as part of a fundraising partnership with the American Heart Association. The event concluded a two-week Kids Heart Challenge Fundraiser.

Inglewood Unified Announces Availability of Long-Term Lease of Surplus Property

Dr. Erika Torres, County Administrator of Inglewood Unified School District, is pleased to announce the availability for long-term lease of part or all of 22.6 acres surplused by the School District in the City of Inglewood. This major development site, surplus to the District’s educational needs, is situated on West 104th Street between South Prairie Avenue and Crenshaw Blvd. The site is located two blocks from the Hollywood Park Entertainment District and the new LA/SoFi Stadium due to open later this year. The Inglewood Unified School District has released a Request for Developer Qualifications to partner with a developer to jointly develop this site.

‘Rhythm + Flow’ Champion and Alumnus D Smoke Visits Inglewood High

Inglewood High School Class of 2003 graduate Daniel Farris – known as D Smoke – returned to his alma mater on Jan. 30 to meet with students and share his story of triumph as the champion and breakout star of the Netflix hip hop competition “Rhythm + Flow.” Farris spoke to students about the importance of staying in school and following their dreams.

Inglewood High Band to be Showcased at MLK Parade

The Inglewood High School Band will compete at Inglewood’s annual Kingdom Day Parade, which begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 and celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The band took first place in the 2019 competition and will showcase its woodwind, percussion and brass instrument sections, along with a drumline and cheer squad. The band is led by Conrad Hutchinson who has overseen the Inglewood band since 1977.

Inglewood Unified 7th-grader Recognized in Stellar Student Spotlight

Frank D. Parent seventh-grader Saraiyah Slack has been selected for this month's Stellar Student Spotlight for her continued achievement in the classroom. She maintains a 3.7 GPA, is a student fundraising leader for the Associated Student Body and is a student representative on the School Site Council. Slack aspires to become a computer science entrepreneur.