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CCMS Panther Plaza Getting New Facelift

The lunch area at Culver City Middle School is getting a new facelift thanks to a project underway. Called the Panther Plaza Redesign: Seats and Shade, the new project will transform the Middle...

 

CCHS Teachers Win Inuit's Champions Contest

Four Culver City High School teachers have been selected as winners of Intuit’s 100 Champions contest. Susana Fattorini, Paige Shakeri, Cathy Grasso and Kathleen Rowley were nominated by one or more of their peers and students for the award, which...

 

LACCD Approves Funding for Pilot Program to House At-Risk Students

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Board of Trustees has voted to direct up to $1,540,408 millions of District funds to pilot a program to provide housing for more than 100 students experiencing homelessness or at high risk of housing...

 

FREE PROGRAM BY WEST LA COLLEGE & WEST COAST DENTAL CREATING JOBS & FILLING GAPS

A new partnership between local community college West Los Angeles College (WLAC) and major California dental employer West Coast Dental, Inc. (WCD) is helping to address the urgent need for qualified...

 

Culver Middle School Teacher"Coach" Nakayama Dies

Tom Nakayama, a longtime math teacher at Culver City Middle School, passed away last week, according to local school officials. Affectionately known as “Coach Nak,” Nakayama helped coach and...

 

A Message From the Culver City Unified School District Superintendent

Dear CCUSD Community, I want to thank you for your understanding, patience and cooperation as we made the difficult decision to cancel school for the remainder of this week. We realize that having...

 

Nine CSU's Begin Semester Online

Cal State Long Beach will join a growing group of CSUs starting the spring semester online because the coronavirus once again surges through the state and nation. As the omicron-driven spike in cases continues spreading, nine of the 23 CSU campuses,...

 

San Francisco School Sickout

So on Thursday, teachers in SFUSD’s union are holding a sickout to demand safer Covid working conditions. About 600 San Francisco teachers actually called out sick yesterday due to symptoms or exposure to the virus. The district kept schools open....

 

WLAC Picked to Compete for Prize Recognizing College Excellence

The Aspen Institute has named West Los Angeles College (WLAC) one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, a recognition of high...

 

SIP for Our Schools is a Big Success

Thank you to everyone who participated in our SIP for Our Schools whiskey tasting and fundraising event last weekend – virtually as well as in-person at the Wende Museum. We're thrilled to share...

 

West LA College Awarded Grant to Increase Student Success in Calculus

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a nearly $200,000 grant to West Los Angeles College to pilot a computer-aided pre-calculus class with the goal of increasing the number of students wh...

 

Culver City School District Mandating Vaccines for Staff and Eligible Students

The Culver City Unified School District announced this week that it is mandating vaccines for all staff and eligible students, possibly becoming the first school district in California to issue such...

 

Quoc Tran Named as New Culver City Schools Superintendent

The CCUSD Board of Education voted unanimously at its August 9 meeting to appoint Quoc Tran as the new Culver City Schools Superintendent. "Mr. Tran comes to us with a great deal of experience and a...

 

CCUSD Announces Hiring of Five New Elementary School Assistant Principals

The Culver City Unified School District announced the hiring of Oscar Rodriguez, as Assistant Principal of Culver City High School; David Holley, as Assistant Principal of Culver City Middle School;...

 

Dr. Angela Elizondo Baxter Named CCUSD's New Director of Teaching and Learning

The Culver City Unified School District CCUSD announced the hiring of Dr. Angela Elizondo Baxter as the District's new director of teaching and learning, effective immediately. Baxter has spent the...

 

Katie Masterson Named Principal at Farragut Elementary School

The Culver City Unified School District announced the hiring of Katie Masterson as principal of Farragut Elementary School, pending board approval. She is expected to be formally approved by the...

 

Superintendent Search Down to 2 Finalists

The CCUSD Board of Education has narrowed the national search for a new superintendent to two finalists and will seek additional public's input as it prepares to select a candidate to replace Supt....

 

Montessori Teaching Languages

Santa Monica Montessori School is opening a bilingual program with a choice between Mandarin or Spanish. This program will be offered as a part of the Montessori curriculum in our early childhood...

 

Students in CCUSD to Eat for Free in Schools this Fall

Students in the Culver City Unified School District will have the option to eat school meals for free in the upcoming school year, regardless of their family's income. Flush with an unexpected budget...

 

High School Coach Dies During Run

Bruce Thomson was a much loved track and cross country coach and teacher at San Pedro High School. After graduating from Hamilton High School in 1978, Bruce was trained to be a coach and teacher by...

 

CCEF Donates $180,000 to Support Culver City Students

The Culver City Education Foundation has successfully raised thousands of dollars throughout 2020-2021 to support exceptional learning opportunities for over 7,000 students at every CCUSD school. On...

 

Teuthorn graduates from Ohio University

Andrew Teuthorn from Culver City, CA, graduated with a Master of Science (Chemistry) from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University. More than 4,800 students graduated with bachelor's, master's or doctorate degrees from Ohio University for...

 

School Board Approves Contract with Ray and Associates to Conduct Superintendent Search

The CCUSD Board of Education this week approved the contract with the consulting firm, Ray and Associates, LLC. to conduct the search for the next superintendent. Under the contract, the local school...

 

School Board Selects Iowa Firm to Conduct Superintendent Search

The CCUSD Board of Education this week selected an educational. executive recruiting agency to head the search for the next superintendent. At its Tuesday night's meeting, the Board unanimously voted...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Look Out For Those School Kids

As Schools Reopen for In-Person Learning, the Culver City Police Department Encourages Drivers, Parents and Students to "Go Safely" As students and staff return to schools for in-person instruction,...

 

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