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Lynwood Unified School District

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Lynwood Unified Showcases Updated Security Entrances during Ribbon-cutting Ceremonies

    Lynwood Unified School District’s Washington and Wilson elementary schools showcased new safety features and upgraded facilities during grand openings and ribbon-cutting ceremonies on May 25. District Board members, administrators and the Washington and Wilson school communities gathered for outdoor events to celebrate the improvements, which included: lobby areas that provide a safe buffer between visitors and staff, security cameras and control systems that require visitors to buzz in and be identified before entering the office, and updated fire alarm systems.

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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.

Lynwood Unified Teacher Receives Grant to Study Greek Archeology

Lynwood Middle School history teacher Dr. Dawndria Cox received a William Sanders Scarborough Fellowship for 2021-22 and admission into the 2021 Summer Program at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The Scarborough Fellowship is worth $10,000 and will cover all expenses related to the experience, such as airfare, lodging, museum entrance fees and tuition to the prestigious six-week summer program.

Lynwood Unified Showcases Updated Security Entrances during Ribbon-cutting Ceremonies

Lynwood Unified School District’s Washington and Wilson elementary schools showcased new safety features and upgraded facilities during grand openings and ribbon-cutting ceremonies on May 25. District Board members, administrators and the Washington and Wilson school communities gathered for outdoor events to celebrate the improvements, which included: lobby areas that provide a safe buffer between visitors and staff, security cameras and control systems that require visitors to buzz in and be identified before entering the office, and updated fire alarm systems.

Lynwood Unified to Host Ribbon-cutting for Elementary Facility Upgrades

Lynwood Unified School District will hold ribbon-cutting ceremonies to celebrate the unveiling of modernized site entrances at Washington and Wilson elementary schools. Washington Elementary will host its grand opening at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 4225 Sanborn Ave., Lynwood. Wilson Elementary will host its celebration at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday May 25, 11700 School St. Lynwood.

Lynwood Unified Celebrates Groundbreaking of New St. Anne’s Family Services Early Learning Center

Lynwood Unified School District Board members, alongside leaders of St. Anne’s Family Services, grabbed hard hats and shovels on May 12 to celebrate the start of renovations for a new Early Learning Center at Lugo Elementary School. Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite joined Lorna Little, President and CEO of St. Anne’s, to address an outdoor group of nearly 75 guests who gathered to commemorate the groundbreaking of a project that will provide Early Head Start programs for children ages 1-3 and their families. Scheduled to open this fall, the Early Learning Center is the result of a partnership between the District, St. Anne’s, and the Los Angeles County Office of Education. Ultimately, a total of five classrooms will be added at Lugo and Abbott elementary schools, serving a total of 164 children.

Lynwood Unified Celebrates Arts Education at 7th Annual Arts Festival

The Lynwood Unified School District community gathered virtually on April 24 for a day filled with art activities and lively band, dance and drama performances during the District’s seventh annual Arts Festival and District Showcase. Students, families, teachers, and faculty across the District were welcomed by Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite, following messages from Assemblymember Anthony Rendon, Lynwood Mayor Marisela Santana, and Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator Mariana Astorga-Almanza. Sponsored by Assemblymember Rendon, Conga Kids, P.S. Arts, and the Music Center, the event featured student artwork and performances by the Pacifico Dance Company and Conga Kids.

Dr. Robert Gilchick Gives Lynwood Unified Seal of Approval as District Prepares to Reopen Secondary Schools

Dr. Robert Gilchick, of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, joined a livestream discussion with Lynwood Unified to share his positive outlook on students returning for in-person instruction and give the District his blessing ahead of its secondary school reopening on May 3. Gilchick and LUSD Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite convened on April 22 for a Facebook Live audience where they talked about safety protocols, the improving health outlook of LA County, and the District’s strong work in welcoming back children to campuses.

Lynwood Unified Adult Education Student Wins SkillsUSA State Competition

Lynwood Community Adult School student Nicholas Castellanos placed first place in the technical drafting category at the SkillsUSA California State skills competition. Castellanos will be advancing to the national finals representing Lynwood Community Adult School and Region 3 of SkillsUSA.

Lynwood Partners Educational Foundation to Host Virtual Magic Show

The Lynwood Partners Educational Foundation (LPEF) will host a virtual magic show at 7 p.m., Friday, May 7 to support the educational opportunities of Lynwood Unified students and schools. The family friendly show will feature world-class magicians from The Academy of Magical Arts and The Magic Castle. Tickets and VIP packages are available for purchase. For more information, please contact LPEF Executive Director Elsa Chagolla at elsa@lynwoodedfoundation.org or at 310-985-9713.