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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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Charter school founders look to first graduation

Charter school founders look to first graduation

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eleven years after it opened its doors, Larchmont Charter School is preparing its first senior class for graduation this June. Two of the four co-founders, Heather Boylston and Rebecca Hutchinson, say the milestone gives them a strong sense of accomplishment and pride. “It’s amazing how the school has affected the entire community,” says Hutchinson. “Our […]

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Bang band members get a whole lotta love from peers

Bang band members get a whole lotta love from peers

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deciding to form a band was easy; finding a drummer was not. “Moms are not as likely to allow drummers to practice in their houses,” noted a member of “Bang.” Inspiration began at Larchmont Charter school three years ago when students Vinnie Wade and Seb Juul enrolled in teacher George Foster’s afterschool performance workshop, Roxskool. […]

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