Inglewood Unified held a districtwide celebration of the arts with musical performances, art galleries and choreographed dance during the first annual Taste of Art event on March 9. The award-winning Inglewood High School marching band joined the district’s 18 schools in displaying arts, crafts, music and theatre during a day that showcased the programs and talents of IUSD schools and students. Photos are available.
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.
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.
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.