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Lynwood Unified School District

  • Lynwood Unified Launches Virtual Academy to Tailor Instruction to Needs of Families

    Lynwood Unified has launched an Independent Study Virtual Academy to provide an alternative instructional program for families who need unique support during distance learning and beyond. Remote instruction has challenged each family differently, and the District’s Virtual Academy will allow students to study at their own pace while still receiving the full curriculum of their peers. Available to K-8 students, the academy will remain open as an option once the District returns to onsite learning.

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  • Lynwood Unified Forms Parent Task Force to Help District Prepare for Future Reopening

    Martina Rodriguez used to cringe at the thought of schools reopening. She has a daughter currently receiving distance learning in the District, and the idea of them returning to the classroom brought about more anxious questions than answers. The road to return has now become more clear for Rodriguez, who is a member of the District’s COVID-19 Parent Task Force which helps identify potential issues and concerns that come with reopening. The group of parents joins District staff and community partners in visiting school sites twice per month to ensure safety protocols are being followed that will safeguard the health and well-being of the District.

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  • Nationally Ranked Lynwood High Student-Athlete Commits to USC to Inspire Those Near Home

    Lynwood High School student-athlete Rayah Marshall is used to garnering national attention and drawing crowds, but even she was a bit surprised by the swarm of people that showed up to her Labor Day weekend celebration. Marshall had decided to reveal her much anticipated college destination amongst a small group during a cookout, but it quickly turned into a blowout.

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Lynwood Unified Launches Virtual Academy to Tailor Instruction to Needs of Families

Lynwood Unified has launched an Independent Study Virtual Academy to provide an alternative instructional program for families who need unique support during distance learning and beyond. Remote instruction has challenged each family differently, and the District’s Virtual Academy will allow students to study at their own pace while still receiving the full curriculum of their peers. Available to K-8 students, the academy will remain open as an option once the District returns to onsite learning.

Lynwood Unified Forms Parent Task Force to Help District Prepare for Future Reopening

Martina Rodriguez used to cringe at the thought of schools reopening. She has a daughter currently receiving distance learning in the District, and the idea of them returning to the classroom brought about more anxious questions than answers. The road to return has now become more clear for Rodriguez, who is a member of the District’s COVID-19 Parent Task Force which helps identify potential issues and concerns that come with reopening. The group of parents joins District staff and community partners in visiting school sites twice per month to ensure safety protocols are being followed that will safeguard the health and well-being of the District.

14 Lynwood Unified Schools Receive PBIS Award for Positive Impact During COVID-19

Fourteen Lynwood Unified schools were awarded 2020 California PBIS Coalition Community Cares recognitions for their positive impact on their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The coalition developed a one-year-only “California PBIS Community Cares” acknowledgement to honor schools and community partners that created a positive experience for students, families, and communities. Each school will have its name displayed on the California PBIS Coalition webpage. More information can be found on the Lynwood Unified website.

Lynwood Unified Prepares for 2020-21 School Year with District Forum

Lynwood Unified School District convened in an online forum July 29 with over 300 staff to share questions and concerns regarding distance learning plans for the upcoming school year. The District organized the forum to empower employees, teachers and administrators to answer questions regarding the fall semester from concerned parents and families. Forum participants included Lynwood Teachers Association President Debbie Diaz, administrators, principals and teachers. More information can be found on the Lynwood Unified website.

New U.S. Soccer Field, Playgrounds Installed as District Improves Campuses for Future Reopening

When Hosler Middle School students are safely reinstated in school they will return to a new state-of-the-art U.S. Soccer pitch, one of the many new facilities the District has recently unveiled as it utilizes the period of distance learning to improve facilities across campuses. The soccer field was awarded through a grant program from the U.S. Soccer Foundation, which installs a mini-pitch that comes complete with fencing and built-in goals. The hard-court space is perfectly suited for organized soccer programs or pick-up games between students.

Lynwood Unified Staff Prepares For School Year Through District Forum

Nearly 300 Lynwood Unified staff members convened in an online forum on July 29 as the District shared questions and concerns of the community and finalized distance learning plans for the upcoming school year. The District organized the forum to provide clarity to staff and empower them to address questions from parents and community members in anticipation of the first day of online instruction later this month. In preparation for the meeting, parent and teacher surveys were distributed to gauge the greatest areas of concern.

Lynwood Unified to Continue Distance Learning in Fall 2020

Lynwood Unified School District plans to begin the fall 2020 semester with a distance learning model, following state and local guidance from public health officials. The District’s top priority is the health and wellness of students, staff and their community. More information can be found on the Lynwood Unified website.

Lynwood Unified Celebrates Summer Graduates with Virtual Ceremony

Lynwood Unified School District celebrated the summer graduating class of 2020 from Lynwood and Firebaugh high schools with a virtual commencement ceremony, featuring recorded speeches from principals and student representatives.

Lynwood Unified Elementary Students to Receive New Technology Through $25,000 Honda Foundation Grant

Lynwood Unified will provide Rosa Parks Elementary students with brand new iPads, laptops, robotic kits, and other learning tools after receiving a $25,000 grant from the American Honda Foundation to enhance technology education. The new technology will allow students to continue reaching success both inside the classroom and out. The District’s students and educators relied heavily on technology to stay connected during school closures. The new devices provided by the Honda grant can equip young learners to continue thriving through distance learning if necessary.