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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 to Celebrate Student Art at Inaugural Taste of Art Showcase

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.

University President Speaks with Inglewood Unified H.S. Students

Dr. Thomas Parham, president of California State University, Dominguez Hills, discussed college opportunities on Feb. 12 with students at Morningside and Inglewood high schools. Parham dropped in on several classrooms to discuss the acceptance process, scholarships and tuition as the District prepares students to pursue their college dreams.

Inglewood Unified to Hold Districtwide Spelling Bee

Inglewood Unified will crown its top spellers in grades 1-12 at the District Spelling Bee at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at the District Office, 401 S Inglewood Ave., Inglewood. Each school hosted a competition earlier this month with the winners advancing to the District final. District winners will advance to compete in the Los Angeles County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, March 13.

Inglewood Unified Elementary School Holds STEM Fair

William Kelso Elementary School students showcased math and engineering projects during a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Fair on Feb. 1 on the school campus. The fair doubled as a celebration of the school’s 100th day. Students in kindergarten through second grade presented math and engineering-related work in classrooms, while students in grades three through six displayed scientific findings in the cafeteria.

Inglewood Unified Breaks Ground for New TK-8 Academy

Inglewood Unified celebrated the start of renovations for its new Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 Academy with a groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 28. The projects include a new modular classroom building as well as overall site improvements. The academy, which opens in fall, will combine Clyde Woodworth Elementary School and Monroe Magnet Middle School into a single campus.

Inglewood Unified Senior Accepted to Caltech as QuestBridge Scholar

Erick Jiminez, a senior at Inglewood Unified’s City Honors Preparatory Academy, took a step closer to his dream of a career in aerospace when he earned acceptance to the California Institute of Technology as a four-year QuestBridge Scholar, which will cover his tuition, room and board, books and travel expenses. Class valedictorian with a 4.36 GPA, Jiminez scored in the top 3 percent in the nation on the PSAT and earned a 1460 on his SAT. He plans to major in math or engineering.

Inglewood Unified to Break Ground for TK-8 Academy on Jan. 28

The Inglewood Unified community will celebrate the start of renovations for the new Woodworth-Monroe TK-8 Academy with a groundbreaking ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 at 10711 S. 10th Ave., Inglewood. The projects will include a new modular classroom building and overall improvements. The academy will open in fall, combining Clyde Woodworth Elementary and Monroe Magnet Middle School into one campus.

Inglewood Unified to Hold Districtwide Enrollment Fair on Jan. 26

Inglewood Unified will help families prepare and enroll for the 2019-20 school year during its districtwide Enrollment Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 26. The event will unfold at all IUSD school campuses to showcase the district’s programs, including dual-language immersion, college and career pathways, STEM and transitional kindergarten, which is available at all elementary schools.