The El Segundo High School (ESHS) Alumni Association recently welcomed three new honorees into the ESHS Hall of Fame: John Van Hamersveld (Class of 1959), Sandra (Garrard) Jacobs (Class of 1960), and Dawn (Keeney) Shaughnessy (Class of 1989). An induction ceremony was held for students, faculty, and invited guests on October 26, 2017 at the El Segundo Performing Arts Center. Click headline for more.
With the goal of promoting a genuine love of reading and inspiring discussions about books, Richmond Street Elementary School held it’s first Literacy O’Lantern Contest. Students were invited to use their imaginations to create a book character on a pumpkin or gourd. Submissions were collected in mid October and displayed in the school library with the corresponding book. Forty-seven students and four staff members turned in creative lanterns from popular books including Harry Potter, Pinkalicious, Captain Underpants, Where the Wild Things Are, Pete the Cat, and a lineup of other favorite characters. This made for a difficult decision during judging! Click headline for more.
In this Educate El Segundo special insert, please read the article about the El Segundo Unified School District’s (ESUSD) Long Range Facility Master Plan, which was approved by the Board of Education in August 2016. The plan identifies facility upgrades needed to maintain an optimal learning environment for current and future students. When it comes to educating students of this community, school facilities matter. Click headline for more.
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Renee Hoover is a second grade teacher at Center Street School who has been named a 2017 Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year by the county’s Office of Education. She is among sixteen educators, from a pool of more than 72,500 teachers in Los Angeles County, who were recognized at a banquet on September 29. Teachers of the Year are selected for their exemplary dedication, compelling classroom practices, positive accomplishments and professional commitment. She is now eligible to advance to the California State Teacher of the Year competition. Click headline for more.