Westside Neighborhood School (WNS) has announced the opening of a new preschool, a project that has been three years in the making! For 36 years, WNS has been a leader in DK-8 Westside education, and is pleased to now add their Reggio-inspired preschool program with capacity for 68 children in fall 2017. The preschool will be housed in the newly created early childhood center directly across from the main K-8 campus at 12901 Coral Tree Place. Continue reading
Opening up a successful sixth through twelfth grade charter school where students could flourish in academics and the arts, and teachers and administrators would be able to make decisions without LAUSD red tape to bring in rich programming and community partnerships, was a dream Westchester Secondary Charter School (WSCS) principal Janet Landon fought for years to achieve, but the school’s future is now uncertain.
Update 12/7: In a memo dated December 3, LAUSD Superintendent of Schools, Ramon Cortines, outlined the following recommendations to the “Playa Vista Development Enrollment Growth” plan, which differ from the plans presented at the November 16 meeting at Wright STEAM Magnet: Continue reading
Neighborhood School Expo. Join the LAX Coastal Chamber’s Education Committee for its second annual School Expo on Tuesday, October 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Westchester Senior Center, located at 8740 Lincoln Blvd. in Westchester. Continue reading
Dozens of parents, students and community members crowded the sidewalks in front of Westchester Secondary Charter School (WSCS) for a rally on February 25 to create awareness about the school’s potential move from its location in the heart of Westchester. Continue reading
Westchester’s Otis College of Art and Design hopes that a proposed campus improvement plan will be a “game-changing opportunity” to help make the campus more competitive and appealing to prospective national and international students.
More than 100 parents and community members filled the Kentwood Elementary School auditorium on Monday, June 23 for an emergency meeting to discuss the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) recent decision to co-locate Citizens of the World Charter School on the school’s campus. Continue reading