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Inglewood Unified School District

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.

LA Rams Donate Football Gear to Inglewood Unified Middle School Team

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.

Inglewood Unified Introduces Leaders for Human Resources, Academics

Inglewood Unified introduced new cabinet members Hedieh Khajavi, chief human resources officer, and Dr. Bernadette C. Lucas, chief academic officer, at its Nov. 6 Board of Trustees meeting. Khajavi brings 18 years of experience in K-12 human resources. Lucas brings more than 28 years of experience in education and most recently served as the director of technology for Beverly Hills Unified.

City Honors Scholar Selected as IUSD Stellar Student of Month

City Honors International Prep High School senior Keila Banks has been selected as this month’s Inglewood Unified School District’s Stellar Student. Banks has a 3.5 GPA and is the founder of the “Dollars and Sense” club, which invites local entrepreneurs to speak to students, giving them firsthand advice on entrepreneurship. Each month, IUSD staff nominates an exceptional student who is thriving in the classroom and beyond.

LA Rams Renovate Inglewood Unified Football Field, Donate to School

The Los Angeles Rams have worked to improve Inglewood Unified’s Morningside High School football field while donating $2,000 to the school along with $1,000 in Gatorade products to the football team. The donations came as the Rams honored Morningside coach Rod Harvey as their High School Coach of the Week. The Rams have partnered with Inglewood Unified to provide students with tools to succeed.

LA Chargers Cornerback Mike Davis Encourages Inglewood Students

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Mike Davis sent a 30-second audio message to Inglewood students encouraging them to maintain strong attendance. The District has launched an attendance campaign this year with a goal of each student missing no more than seven days in 2019-20. Davis challenged the District’s students to stick to the plan to achieve their goals in the classroom.

Inglewood Unified Students Showcase Projects during STEAM Day

Students at Inglewood Unified’s Payne P-8 STEAM Academy presented projects showcasing the results of their exploration of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics during the school’s STEAM Day on Oct. 4. Parents and community members were invited to experience the projects, which included a pop-a-shot machine, foosball table, maze and other fun activities. 

Inglewood Unified to Host I-Ready Parent Workshop

Inglewood Unified will showcase its I-Ready curriculum – an interactive online learning environment – and show parents how to improve their children’s achievement from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the District office, 401 S. Inglewood Ave., Inglewood. I-Ready is designed to tailor instruction based on each student’s unique needs.

LA Rams Quarterback Jared Goff Encourages Inglewood Students

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff sent a 30-second audio message to Inglewood students encouraging them to maintain strong attendance. The District has launched an attendance campaign this year with a goal of each student missing seven or fewer days for the school year, and Goff challenged the District’s students to stick to the plan to achieve their goals in the classroom.

Inglewood Unified to Host LA Philharmonic Concert

The Los Angeles Philharmonic will offer a free orchestra, chamber music and jazz concert beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at Morningside High School’s Lo Hyman Auditorium, 10500 S. Yukon Ave., Inglewood. The concert will feature the LA Phil, led by Associate Conductor Paolo Bortolameolli, performing works by Richard Wagner, Duke Ellington, Aldemaro Romero, and Leonard Bernstein, plus LA Phil-commissioned works by Gabriela Ortiz and Paul Desenne.