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Lynwood Unified School District

  • Lynwood Unified Art Students Featured in International Online Art Exhibit

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the artwork of Lynwood High School students explored the hopes and frustrations of surviving an era of distance learning, the loss of loved ones, and the displacement of friends and normal routines. The Lynwood Unified artists joined with high school peers in Turkey and Canada to share these images as part of an international online art show, Without Borders: Without Fear, a collaboration between Lynwood High, Robert College in Istanbul, and Bishop Strachan School in Toronto.

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  • Lynwood Unified to Celebrate Summer Graduates to Close Out Class of 2021

    Lynwood Unified will celebrate its remaining Class of 2021 graduates during an in-person summer ceremony that will officially close out a memorable school year. Nearly 100 total seniors will be honored from Lynwood, Firebaugh, Vista and Pathway high schools during a ceremony at the Lynwood Imperial Campus gymnasium that will include Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite and the Board of Education. LUSD saw a successful return to in-person commencements last month when the District honored more than 800 graduates at outdoor ceremonies. Last year’s graduating class was only recognized through virtual events due to COVID-19 safety measures.

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  • Lynwood Unified Prepares for High School Instruction at Upgraded Bullis Campus for 2021-22 Year

    Lynwood High School will return to its original campus, located on Bullis Road, and will welcome LHS Knights for the first day of the 2021-22 year on Thursday, Aug. 19 when it unveils an improved campus featuring high school amenities and new technology. Multiple upgrades are taking place across campus, including the addition of new portable classrooms, as well as updates to the dance room and locker rooms. The campus modifications also include updated classrooms and science labs, and a renovated quad with added greenery. A new technology hub will be installed in spring 2022.

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Lynwood Unified Adds Three Electric School Buses

Lynwood Unified added three new all-electric school buses to its fleet, reducing air pollution and overall costs while boosting child safety. The new eLion Type C buses can travel 75 miles when fully charged, while reducing costs for fuel, oil, and transmission fluid. The buses feature 18-inch aisles, which allow for more comfortable student mobility than standard 12-inch aisles. A charging station will be installed at the District’s bus barn.

Lynwood Unified Art Students Featured in International Online Art Exhibit

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the artwork of Lynwood High School students explored the hopes and frustrations of surviving an era of distance learning, the loss of loved ones, and the displacement of friends and normal routines. The Lynwood Unified artists joined with high school peers in Turkey and Canada to share these images as part of an international online art show, Without Borders: Without Fear, a collaboration between Lynwood High, Robert College in Istanbul, and Bishop Strachan School in Toronto.

Lynwood Unified Opens New High School Campus, Welcomes Students

Lynwood Unified welcomed back nearly 12,000 students to campuses on Aug. 19, with a new high school facility, increased socio-emotional resources and strengthened safety measures for in-person instruction. Lynwood High School returned to its original campus, located on Bullis Road, with multiple upgrades, including updated classrooms and science labs. Each school will follow safety measures that include wearing face masks, temperature checks and COVID-19 testing.

Lynwood Unified to Celebrate Summer Graduates to Close Out Class of 2021

Lynwood Unified will celebrate its remaining Class of 2021 graduates during an in-person summer ceremony that will officially close out a memorable school year. Nearly 100 total seniors will be honored from Lynwood, Firebaugh, Vista and Pathway high schools during a ceremony at the Lynwood Imperial Campus gymnasium that will include Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite and the Board of Education. LUSD saw a successful return to in-person commencements last month when the District honored more than 800 graduates at outdoor ceremonies. Last year’s graduating class was only recognized through virtual events due to COVID-19 safety measures.

Lynwood Unified Preps for High School Instruction at Upgraded Campus

Lynwood High School will return to its original campus on Bullis Road – which formerly housed Lynwood Middle School – and will welcome the LHS Knights for the first day of the 2021-22 school year on Thursday, Aug. 19 when it unveils an improved campus featuring high school amenities and new technology. Multiple upgrades are taking place across campus, including the addition of new portable classrooms, as well as updates to the dance room and locker rooms.

Lynwood Unified Prepares for High School Instruction at Upgraded Bullis Campus for 2021-22 Year

Lynwood High School will return to its original campus, located on Bullis Road, and will welcome LHS Knights for the first day of the 2021-22 year on Thursday, Aug. 19 when it unveils an improved campus featuring high school amenities and new technology. Multiple upgrades are taking place across campus, including the addition of new portable classrooms, as well as updates to the dance room and locker rooms. The campus modifications also include updated classrooms and science labs, and a renovated quad with added greenery. A new technology hub will be installed in spring 2022.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Marcio Jose Sanchez Finds Inspiration in Lynwood Upbringing

Long before photographer Marcio Jose Sanchez made history last month as the first native of Honduras to win a Pulitzer Prize, he had a deep history with Lynwood where he discovered a passion that guided him to the ultimate career achievement. Sanchez, who graduated from Lynwood High School in 1988, still remembers the inspiration of LHS educators who encouraged him to pick up a camera that would ultimately change his life. Sanchez is a member of a 10-person group of Associated Press photographers who were awarded the Pulitzer Prize in June for Breaking News Photography coverage of Black Lives Matter demonstrations.

Lynwood High School Girls Basketball Embodies City’s Perseverance Through Obstacles in CIF-SS 1-AA Division Title

Lynwood High School girls basketball team secured the CIF Southern Section Division 1-AA championship on June 19, following a 58-47 victory over Etiwanda. Just month earlier, the LHS Knights were not even certain they would be able to gather for a season due to COVID-19 safety guidelines and restrictions. Winning the regional title served as a victory for the entire Lynwood community after a year of unprecedented challenges.

Lynwood Unified Collaborates with Community on New LCAP Committed to Culturally Inclusive Education for all Students

Lynwood Unified School District is set to submit a new three-year Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) that leaned heavily on community collaboration with the goal of providing every student with a well-rounded, culturally inclusive education while also focusing on English Language Arts and mathematics. After an extensive months-long process that included community surveys and inclusive input from teachers and other school personnel, parents, and students through a variety of mediums, the LCAP will be brought before the Board of Education at the June 24 meeting.

Lynwood Unified Graduates Honor Those Lost During Emotional Return to In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

Lynwood Unified Honors Class of 2021 with In-Person Ceremonies With passionate student speeches and rousing alma mater renditions, Lynwood Unified School District honored the Class of 2021 from Firebaugh, Lynwood, Vista, and Pathway high schools with long-anticipated in-person commencement ceremonies, held June 14 to 16. Nearly 750 seniors and their families gathered on Lynwood Unified District Field, following safety protocols that included social distancing and the use of face masks. Each ceremony was livestreamed to ensure the entire community could participate in the celebrations.