Firebaugh High School students joined Lynwood Unified Board members and community leaders on Feb. 21 to unveil a new campus mural as a crowd of nearly 500 celebrated arts and student achievement. Superintendent Gudiel R. Crosthwaite welcomed the Office of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon to Firebaugh, Lynwood Mayor Aide Castro, Board President Gary Hardie Jr., PepsiCo North America West Division President Johannes Evenblij and Los Angeles Lakers great A.C. Green to the ceremony.
Maddie Martinez wasn’t sure how she would continue to support her family of five. She had lost her job due to the COVID-19 pandemic and was living perilously off of her savings. Making matters worse, Martinez battles a chronic autoimmune condition that makes her particularly vulnerable to illness. That’s when she happened to see a social media post by Lynwood Unified’s Audrey Casas offering help to anyone in need during these trying times. Within days, District staff member Jeff Ballinger, a longtime philanthropist in the community, showed up to her door with bags of food and an excess of love and support.
Lynwood Unified students celebrated their path to higher education on May 1 during National College Signing Day, observed this year with a virtual flair. Lynwood High School counselors delivered signs to seniors and invited them to fill in their college destinations and post them to social media.
Lynwood – Lynwood Unified’s food pantry service has joined forces with leaders from the city of Lynwood to serve a greater number of families in need during the COVID-19 global coronavirus pandemic. Lynwood’s Greater Emmanuel Temple Church has partnered with the District and is hosting the service, allowing families to receive pick-up-and-go groceries upon appointment […]