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College & Career Readiness Academies

Academy of Media Arts

The Academy of Media Arts (AMA) was created in 2008 as a small learning community for students interested in the digital media arts. It has evolved over the years, but has always sought to foster a community of learners focused on creative and collaborative project-based learning.

American Sign Language Academy

The American Sign Language Academy (ASLA) prepares students to work with the Deaf Community and pursue an exciting career. American Sign Language is the 3rd most used language in the country, still, it's availability is limited. As a result, interpreters, Deaf advocates and teachers of Deaf students are in high demand.

Biomedical Careers Academy

The Biomedical Careers Academy (BCA) at Lawndale High School prepares students to take advantage of the tremendous career opportunities available in health and science. The hands-on, project-based, and problem-based curriculum engages students, allows them to explore the wide variety of health care and science career options, and equips them with knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career or further education in the biomedical sciences.

Marine Science Academy

The Marine Science Academy (MSA) prepares students for the rigors of a four-year university science and/or physical geography program, with a special emphasis on marine related issues, technology and career opportunities. This mission will be accomplished by a group of committed teachers maintaining a science-based academy in which all students are engaged and claiming ownership of their learning. Students will be provided with a solid framework in which they will feel safe to take on challenges and create their own educational opportunities.

Administrators

Dr. Paula Hart Rodas, Principal
rodasp@centinela.k12.ca.us

Dr. Eugene Kwong, Associate Principal
kwonge@centinela.k12.ca.us

Angelica Mejia, Associate Principal
mejiaa@centinela.k12.ca.us

Kendra Peterson, Associate Principal
petersonk@centinela.k12.ca.us

Dr. James Tarouilly, Associate Principal
tarouillyj@centinela.k12.ca.us

Dr. Rosalyn Varee Tae, Associate Principal
vareer@centinela.k12.ca.us

News & Announcements

Teen Book Festival

Barnes and Noble would like to invite Lawndale students to join them at their Teen Book Festival on Saturday, September 23rd.

School Site Council (SSC) Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted. We need 3 Student reps, 1 Teacher rep, and 1 Classified rep. Please forward all nominations to Dr. Rodas or Dr. Kwong.
The SSC is a group of people elected to represent parents, teachers, administration, and other staff. The SSC develops and approves the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA):
- Serves as the organizer for a school’s improvement process
- Coordinates all educational services at the school
- Addresses how categorical funds will be used to improve the academic performance of all students to the level of performance goals established by the API
- Integrates the purposes & requirements of all categorical programs in which the school participates

MILLION FATHER MARCH - DAD'S DAY ON CAMPUS SEP 19

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, starting at 8am, we encourage all fathers to take their children to school and stay for a few activities. Activities will include having fathers and father figures assist in morning supervision, a welcome breakfast, and other school activities. For more information about the Million Father March - Dad's Day on Campus, please contact the Lawndale Parent Center at (310) 263-3117 or submit on online reservation at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MillionFatherLW

CV Adult School

Classes begin August 28, please attend the next available class.
All Classes at high schools will beheld in theParent Center.

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Counselors

Lawndale HS 2017-18
Counselor's Contact Information

Lorri Peterson
(Secretary - Appointments)
310-263-3106
petersonl@centinela.k12.ca.us

Mr. Daniel Swearingen
(Last names A - Coo)
310-263-3123    swearingend@centinela.k12.ca.us

Ms. Karen Hicks
(Last names Cop- Gutierrez. D)
310-263-3122 hicksk@centinela.k12.ca.us

Mr. Oscar Pina
(Last names Gutierrez, E.- Men)
310-263-3125
pinao@centinela.k12.ca.us

Ms. Sonia Rojas
(Last Name Meo - Roc)
310-263-3127
rojass@centinela.k12.ca.us

Ms. Susanne Schulze
(Last names Rod - Z)
310-263-3121 schulzes@centinela.k12.ca.us

Report Student Absences

To report a student absence, please call (310) 263-3131 or (310)263-3132. You may also submit an absence note to the attendance office.

Please leave the following information:

  • Your student's name and ID#
  • Your name
  • Your relationship to the student
  • Reason for the absence
  • Date of absence

All phone calls or absence notes must be submitted within 3 days of the absence. You can download the Absences Verification form by clicking here or handwrite the note.

Upcoming Events

Honor Roll Breakfast
Date: 9/20/2017, 8 AM 9:30 AM
Location: LW_Cafeteria_Main
Back-to-School Night
Date: 9/20/2017, 5 PM 8:20 PM
Location: LW Cafeteria & Media Center
Honor Roll Breakfast
Date: 9/21/2017, 8 AM 9:30 AM
Location: LW_Cafeteria_Main
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