$1,000 Education Scholarship & Job Resource

The Job Application Database provides employment and career information for over 1500 companies for free. They are also offering a $1,000 scholarship open to all students who will be enrolled in an Educational Institution by the award date. Deadline: April 25th, 2017 Winner will be announced by May 31st, 2017.…

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College Scholarships

Edutude is an organization dedicated to assisting students to reach their scholastic potential.  In order to lend a helping hand to ensure that every student has a fair shot at higher education, they created this fantastic starter kit for students looking for scholarships:Davidson Fellows Scholarships  www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows-ScholarshipFrank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant…

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LA High School's Mesa Team: Takes 1st and 3rd

MESA (Math Engineering Science Achievement) is known for its innovative projects and hardworking students who give their all to represent L.A. High. This year, the prosthetic arm project’s team took 1st place in the Los Angeles City competition at USC on April 28th winning 1st in performance and board presentation.…

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First Time in 50 Years! L.A. High Romans in Championship Game

Los Angeles Senior High School has made it to a CIF Championship game for the first time in Fifty years. They will be going against the third seeded Monroe Vikings. Although both teams did not meet during the regular season the intensity of the game will be great. The Monroe…

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L.A. High Seniors & Juvenile Court Team Up

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, Los Angeles Senior High School had its first Teen Court trial, which “was a success,” said Ms. Taylor, who along with Ms. Sauter, leads the school’s program, designed to give students a second chance to better themselves. The court, authorized by law, involves students, a probation officer,…

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L.A. High Receives California State Improvement Grant

The state of California has picked several schools in the Los Angeles area to receive the benefits of the School Improvement Grant (SIG); Los Angeles High School is one of them. Through SIG, which dedicates millions of dollars towards improving lower performing schools, the Federal government has taken a step…

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LA High-Most Improved

LA High-Most ImprovedOn February 14th, the television station, Univision, visited Los Angeles High School. The Spanish-speaking station featured our school as one of the most-improved schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.The preparations for the event started long before the taping began. Dr. Yoon and Ms. Altin wanted the bleachers…

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Become an L.A. Public Library Advisor

Teens from ages 11 – 18 are needed to serve on the Advisory Council of the Washington Irving branch library.  Fun duties include reviewing and recommending books and films for acquisition.  Community service hours are available for this program which meets for one hour on the second Saturday of…

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Alumni Energize Los Angeles High

Alumni Energize Los Angeles HighFounded in 1873, Los Angeles High is the oldest high school in Southern California.Many illustrious names graduated from the Olympic Boulevard school, writer Charles Bukowski, composer John Cage, Dustin Hoffman, and a handful of Los Angeles city officials among them. But it’s the less recognizable alums that are affecting…

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Moms Get Together to Create a Charter School in West Adams

Moms Get Together to Create a Charter School in West AdamsWest Adam’s newest school is The City Charter Elementary School West Adams, which proudly opened its doors on August 26th.  A charter school is a free public school to which anyone in the state of California can apply.  The school opened six classrooms, TK-2nd grade with an incredibly diverse student…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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