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Lynwood Unified School District

Lynwood Unified School Board President Named to State’s Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP)

Lynwood Unified Board of Education President Gary Hardie Jr. has been appointed to the California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) Project Grant Advisory Committee, a group of educational leaders who will advise on projects that provide college opportunities to underserved students and families. Hardie was appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon on July 18 after having spent more than a decade working in public education. In addition to serving on the Lynwood Board of Education since 2014, Hardie serves on the city of Lynwood’s Personnel Board, California Advancing Pathways for Students Board, California AfterSchool Network Leadership Team and is the Vice President of the California Association of Black School Educators.

Lynwood Unified to Offer Ride Share Service to Special Education Students

Lynwood Unified will provide transportation for special education students beginning this fall through a partnership with Zūm, a rideshare company that provides schools with safe, reliable and flexible transportation for students. Zūm will feature real-time GPS navigation, and vehicles will come equipped with the technology needed for a safe ride to and from school.

Cal State Dominguez Hills Dance Squad Visits Will Rogers Elementary

Dance squad members from California State University, Dominguez Hills taught choregraphed cheers and dance steps to young students at Lynwood Unified School District’s Will Rogers Elementary during a visit on July 24. The dancers arrived with the school’s mascot to interact with children of the Early Childhood Education program, allowing them to use their props and pompons.

Lynwood Unified Families Receive Free Books at Literacy Event

More than 250 Lynwood Unified students received new books, engaged in reading activities and met with District administrators during the District’s annual Scholastic Literacy Event on July 11 – put on by the Equity, Access & Instructional Services Department. Clifford the Big Red Dog® joined parents and guardians in encouraging children to bolster their literacy skills while Lynwood librarians attended and signed up youngsters for library cards.

Lynwood Unified to Give Books to Families at Scholastic Literacy Event

More than 250 Lynwood Unified students will receive new books, engage in reading activities and meet with District administrators during the District’s annual Scholastic Literacy Event – put on by the Equity, Access & Instructional Services Department. More than 1,000 titles, including classics like “Charlotte’s Web” and “Everything Pets,” will be provided by the District, Scholastic and community partners. All children will take home up to three books. Clifford the Big Red Dog® will join parents and guardians in encouraging children to bolster their literacy skills while Lynwood librarians will attend and sign up youngsters for library cards.

Lynwood Unified to Provide Summer Meals for All Children

Lynwood Unified is providing fee summer meals for children 18 and under at all middle and elementary schools through its Nutrition Services Department summer program. All children, whether they are enrolled in summer school or not, can receive breakfast from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 9.

Lynwood Unified Set to Begin Summer Bridge Enrichment Program

Lynwood Unified will help K-8 students achieve year-round success through a Summer Bridge program beginning Monday, June 24 at all elementary and middle schools. Students will study a math-focused curriculum and enjoy creative play for health and fitness through extended learning nonprofit Think Together. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

Lynwood Unified Class of 2019 Inspires Students During Senior Walk

Members of Lynwood Unified’s Class of 2019 visited elementary and middle school students during a special Senior Walk on June 11 designed to inspire younger students to pursue their higher education goals. The seniors arrived at campuses dressed in caps and gowns and spoke to young students and visited with teachers and classrooms ahead of their commencement ceremonies.

Lynwood Unified Class of 2019 to Inspire Students During Senior Walk

Lynwood Unified’s Class of 2019 will visit elementary and middle school students during a special Senior Walk event at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 11. Seniors will arrive at campuses dressed in their caps and gowns and speak to students about their educational journeys. The visits will begin at Hosler Middle School, 11300 Spruce St., Lynwood.