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Inglewood Unified School District

  • 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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  • Woodworth-Monroe Football Team Receives New Jerseys, Gear from LA Rams

    Football players at Inglewood Unified’s Woodworth-Monroe K-8 Academy received new jerseys, shorts, cleats and sunglasses from the Los Angeles Rams on Nov. 13 through a partnership between Inglewood Unified, the City of Inglewood and the Rams. Inglewood Mayor James Butts and the Rams mascot visited the school campus for a celebration of community and partnership.

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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.

Inglewood High’s Jared Heywood Named Student-Athlete of Week

Inglewood High School senior Jared Heywood was profiled as the Student-Athlete of the Week by the L.A. Sentinel for his success in the classroom and on the football field. Heywood is taking college-level courses that include journalism, economics and communication while getting a head start on higher education. On the field, he helped lead the Sentinels to the 10-0 record and Pioneer League title. He will attend the University of Rhode Island in fall.

Inglewood High Alum Inspires Through Music Career

Inglewood High School alum Daniel ‘D Smoke’ Farris is making major waves in the music industry and inspiring the community around him. The champion of Netflix’s “Rhythm + Flow,” Farris has recently released a project titled The “Inglewood High EP” and will make a guest appearance at Inglewood High’s Winter Concert in January.

Inglewood High School to Host Parent AVID Night

Inglewood High School will showcase programs that help students prepare for college success during Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18. Educators and students will present class projects and outline the college prep process for parents. The school is at 231 S. Grevillea Ave., Inglewood.

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.

Inglewood High Student-Athlete Commits to Play Football at Colorado

Inglewood High School student-athlete Montana Lemonious-Craig has committed to the University of Colorado to play NCAA Division 1 football in fall 2020. Lemonious-Craig, who plays wide receiver and safety for Inglewood High, has helped lead the Sentinels to a 12-1 season. He took his official visit to Colorado over Thanksgiving weekend and fell in love with the atmosphere.

Inglewood Unified Middle School Student Wins Attendance Art Contest

Jada McFarlin, a student at Inglewood Unified’s Crozier Middle School, has been named the winner of the districtwide “Every Student Every Day” Attendance Art Contest. McFarlin sketched a colorful work that reflected unity and student potential. The contest required students to create artwork that reflected the theme of the District’s attendance campaign. McFarlin’s art will be featured on future attendance materials.

Woodworth-Monroe Football Team Receives New Jerseys, Gear from LA Rams

Football players at Inglewood Unified’s Woodworth-Monroe K-8 Academy received new jerseys, shorts, cleats and sunglasses from the Los Angeles Rams on Nov. 13 through a partnership between Inglewood Unified, the City of Inglewood and the Rams. Inglewood Mayor James Butts and the Rams mascot visited the school campus for a celebration of community and partnership.