Tag: The Girls Academic Leadership Academy

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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Girls Academy serves breakfast and much more

Girls Academy serves breakfast and much more

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

GALA, Girls Academic Leadership Academy, held its first annual pancake breakfast fund raiser Nov. 16 at the school’s Olympic and West boulevards campus. The event marked the first time the Academy has reached out to the surrounding community (of Brookside and Longwood Highlands), and the results were impressive, local resident Caroline Tracy told us. Attendees came […]

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GALA opens, history is made at  L.A. High

GALA opens, history is made at L.A. High

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first lady of Los Angeles, Amy Elaine Wakeland, was among the guest speakers at the Aug. 12 opening ceremony for the first single-gender school within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). “We are making history this morning,” Wakeland proclaimed to a crowd of nearly 300 students, parents and LAUSD supporters. The Girls Academic […]

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All-girls school to share LA High campus

All-girls school to share LA High campus

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

In an attempt to narrow the gap between boys and girls in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math, an all-girls, public school has been approved by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The Girls Academic Leadership Academy will join only a handful of other single-gender public schools nationwide—a first for Los Angeles—focused […]

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