Hawthorne High School celebrated the culmination of another PIQE program Tuesday, November 15, 2016. An outstanding 100 Hawthorne High School parents and guardians graduated from the 9-week Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) course. PIQE's mission is to provide families with the knowledge and skills to partner with schools and communities to ensure their children achieve their full potential.
Parents shared their appreciation for the knowledge gained throughout the course of the classes and thanked Hawthorne High School for providing this great opportunity!
CVUHSD was 1 of only 5 districts awarded the UCLA California Mathematics Readiness Challenge Initiative grant.
The $1.28M grant will provide for in-depth professional learning opportunities in Mathematics for a collaborative composed of our Mathematics teachers, instructional coaches, school site administrators, and faculty from UCLA to support the implementation and evaluation of grade 12 experiences that are designed to prepare students for placement in college-level courses in Mathematics. Through this partnership with the UCLA Teacher Education Program, we will be introducing a new Mathematics course, Introduction to Data Science (IDS) and providing extensive professional learning for their Mathematics Teachers.
The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Student Union Building at Lawndale HS was held on October 7th. Staff, students and community stakeholders all showed their support by attending the ceremony. The Lawndale HS Marching Band started off the ceremony followed by Cheer. Speakers included Dr. Paula Rodas, Principal, Dr. Gregory O'Brien, Superintendent, Board President Hugo Rojas, Vice-President Gloria Ramos, Clerk Rocio Pizano, and Member Daniel Urrutia. Local dignitaries were present and representatives from the County Board of Supervisors and Assemblymember Autumn Burke's offices presented Certificates of Recognition. Food was provided by the Culinary Careers Academy at Leuzinger HS.
50 students from the Hawthorne High School of Manufacturing & Engineering attended a special Shades of Blue E-Learning webcast, an interactive online presentation in conjunction with the SHADES OF BLUE Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) educational initiatives, at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in Los Angeles, Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
The South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) provided transportation for the students, teachers and chaperones. Eric Grice, Executive Director of the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation (TASF), Clark W. Robinson, President, Chairman of TASF, and Theodore Lumpkin, past President of LA Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., attended the event and were on hand after the presentation to give personal accounts and answer student questions.
The California Department of Education (CDE) compiled a report of the exemplary work that CVUHSD is doing with the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System and Smarter Balanced Asessment Consortium (SBAC) Interim Assessments. CVUHSD is featured on the CDE website!
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