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Larchmont Charter Hollygrove campus searches for new site

Larchmont Charter Hollygrove campus searches for new site

| December 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

After 16 years, Larchmont Charter School (LCS), which resides on four separate Los Angeles area campuses, will pull up stakes at one of its original locations, the famed El Centro-to-Vine Hollygrove campus, and look for new school grounds. Uplift Family Services, which leases the Hollygrove space to LCS, is planning to increase the adolescent and […]

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Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

During his illustrious career, Chef Mark Peel would nourish diners and impress palates around the globe. But he also made time to judge the Larchmont Family Fair pie contest, raise funds for Larchmont Charter School and St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and man the grill at his Longwood neighborhood block parties. “Acts of service was […]

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With social distancing decree, families begin work-from-home, homeschooling juggling act

With social distancing decree, families begin work-from-home, homeschooling juggling act

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Child-rearing in the community On March 13 (eerily, a Friday), parents in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) received emails, texts, and robo-calls alerting them that school would be closed for two weeks beginning March 16, due to COVID-19. In the days prior, countless private and local charter schools had closed their doors as […]

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Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Charter School (LCS) middle school football program finished its Foundation for Interscholastic Youth Athletics (FIYA) League schedule 3-4, narrowly missing out on the playoffs. However, under the direction of second-year coach Avery Watts, the team of LCS eighth graders showed marked improvement, competing in the seven-on-seven middle-school league. That improvement starts with actual […]

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Local high school graduates reveal their choices for college

Local high school graduates reveal their choices for college

| May 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

Community college offers local opportunities Fairfax High School senior Lily Larsen is a fifth-generation Angeleno with deep roots in the neighborhood. So when it came time to consider colleges, she decided to stay close to home. “Larchmont has been a part of my family for decades,” Larsen proudly explains. Since the 1940s, Lily’s family, the […]

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Class of 2017 graduations, key speakers

Class of 2017 graduations, key speakers

| June 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

This year’s commencement speakers, poised to address and inspire the next generation, include an assistant chief of police, an executive vice president, a social justice advocate and an LAUSD board member. Asst. Chief of Police Beatrice Girmala, 1981 alumna, will address Immaculate Heart’s 107 graduates Tues., June 6. She heads the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) […]

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