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The Willows Community School Dedicates New Campus on January 26, 2014

 

January 2, 2014



The Willows Community School celebrates a milestone in the history of its commitment to educating children with the Dedication of a new campus from 2 pm to 4 on Sunday, January 26, 2014.

The campus is at 8509 Higuera Street, Culver City. The Dedication Program will include remarks by Culver City Mayor Jeffrey Cooper, The Willows Head of School Lisa Rosenstein, and Board Chair Wendy Felson.

The City Council of the City of Culver City will also help celebrate the occasion.

Chinese Lion Dancers and a parade by Willows’ students will kick off the ceremony.

Festivities, a DJ, food, creative children’s activities, and informal tours will immediately follow the program. The re-imagined Willows campus incudes a redesign of the Lower Elementary Building, a Library/Media Center moved to the heart of the campus, a new playground, lunch area,

kindergarten yard, dedicated athletic courts, landscaping and shade, an expanded organic garden, new classroom space, a S.T.E.A.M.

Educational Center, and a multi-purpose outdoor space.

The campus design team is Pfau-Long Architects (Dwight Long,

Principal Architect), CMG Landscape Architecture (Kevin Conger, Architect), and General Contractor Illig Construction. “Our students’

voices have been vital to and at the heart of all our design efforts,”

says Head of School Lisa Rosenstein.

“We have created exciting, flexible learning spaces that offer our students an even greater opportunity to wonder, explore, learn and grow. The dedication and support of our entire community and Culver City has been instrumental to our amazing growth.”

The Dedication Ceremony is free and open to the public. For more details and to RSVP please visit:

https://www.thewillows.org/Page/Community/Events# About The Willows:

The Willows Community School, located in Culver City, is a Developmental

Kindergarten through 8th grade independent school enrolling 435 students annually. Nationally recognized as a balanced, progressive educational leader, The Willows’ strong academic program incorporates experiential learning and thematic instruction into cutting-edge curriculum and integrates technology and the arts into the classroom.

 

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