Upcoming Dates


  • Memorial Day Holiday, May 26
  • Graduation, June 4
  • Summer School, June 16 thru July 18


Prom Agreement 2014

Prom is quickly approaching. Don't miss out on what is sure to be a night to remember. The Prom Agreement is attached and must be turned in NO LATER than May 16 to room 402 (Ms. Marzan). If you have questions, please stop by room 402.

Wallis Annenberg Building at the California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 7:00pm until 12:00am


Theme: Midnight Rendevous

(1920s Great Gatsby Theme)

Colors: Burgundy & Champagne

Posted by: Rikki-Lee Marzan
Published: 4/10/14

Summer School at King Drew

Mark your calendars for June 16 through July 18.  Those will be the dates we will have Summer School on our campus.  At this time, we do not have any more details as to what grade levels or subjects will be offered.  We will post updates here as we get them.

Posted by: Al Lewis
Published: 3/21/14

Class of 2014 Graduation

The Class of 2014 graduation ceremony will take place at 9:00 am on June 4, 2014 @ the StubHub Center (formerly the Home Depot Center).

Posted by: Al Lewis
Published: 9/11/13

Educational Research

Articles on the latest issues facing public education will be posted here.  Some may be referenced during Professional Development.

Here is an interesting article on the issues facing 9th Graders upon entering High School: Challenges of the Ninth Grade Transition .

In light of the transition to Common Core and all the ways that this will impact instruction, check out the following article on current grading practices:  Effective Grading Practices in the Middle and High School Environment .


There has been much research that demonstrates a connection between the game of chess and academic performance.  Here is a link to an article that gives more specific information on this topic: http://education.jhu.edu/PD/newhorizons/strategies/topics/thinking-skills/chess/.


Activities Calendar

Today: 4/23/14
All Day: Prom Tickets on Sale
All Day: Smarter Balance Tests
All Day: Field Trip to Grammy Museum (Hines)
All Day: Field Trip to Pico Playhouse
All Day: Field Trip to Colcoa French Film Festival
All Day: Seck's Class in OAR Periods 2,4,6
All Day: Field Trip to Compton Creek (Reyes)
3:00 PM Baseball @ West Adams
3:00 PM Softball @ West Adams
3:15 PM 9th Grade Algebra Tutoring
3:30 PM Health/English 9 Classes After School

Behavior Expectations

School-wide Postitive Behavior Support 

Be Respectful.

Be Responsible.

Be Safe.

Parent Student Handbook 2013-14