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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,...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

St. Bernard High School Returns Students to Campus!

Smiling faces, hidden by facemasks of course, were evident across the St. Bernard High School campus last week as the Playa del Rey school launched a successful Welcome Week event that saw students...

 

CCHS Booster Club to host Fundraising Event

The past twelve months have been a challenge for everyone, including the student athletes at Culver City High School and the organization that supports them, the Booster Club. Centaur teams left the field of play in March 2020 and the wildly popular...

 

Culver City Secondary Schools to Reopen For In-Person Instruction Beginning April 19

It's official. Culver City secondary schools will reopen their classrooms for in-person, hybrid learning beginning next Monday, April 19, district officials announced this week. In letters to...

 

Liang Named to Dean's List

Harrison Pettit Kiang, a native of Culver City, California, has been named to Emerson College's Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester. Pettit Kiang is majoring in Media Arts Production and is a member of the Class of 2022. The requirement to make...

 

Long Beach Schools Reopen

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced on Twitter that LBUSD will begin in-person elementary school instruction on Monday, March 29. Long Beach Unified School District plans to resume in-person classes for grades K through 5 in March 2021. Schools...

 

Students, Parents Demand School Reopening

Public health officials, state and local policy makers, and teachers unions have largely driven the debate over school reopening's. But across California, establishing coalitions to demand school campuses reopen. A newly-formed statewide group, Open...

 

Culver City Unified School District Continues its Sustainability

At the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD), our Sustainability efforts are led by a Sustainability Coordinator who works with the Environmental Sustainability Committee (ESC), the...

 

CCUSD Named Third Most Diverse District in the State

Niche, a website that helps parents discover schools and neighborhoods that are right for them, has named Culver City Unified School District the third most diverse school district in California. The...

 

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