News & Announcements
Back East Scholars Trip – The B.E.S.T. Way To-and-Through!
For over ten years, Grant Cambridge, Value Schools Board Chair and Value Schools Foundation Chair, has offered the Back East Scholars Trip (BEST) to our high school students. As a Harvard Business School graduate, Grant wanted to provide our students access to universities on the East Coast and expand their educational possibilities.
Hiking the Continental Divide for Scholarships
Tom Levee is a name that is synonymous with adventure, perseverance, and generosity. The Value Schools Foundation Board member completed the Pacific Crest Trail in 2021, and now is taking on the Continental Divide Trail – with a purpose of supporting Value Schools.
Foundation in Action: A Story of Scholarship and Inspiration at Value Schools
On March 29th, Value Schools students and alumni visited the Huntington Library in San Marino to celebrate Women’s History Month. R. Isabela Morales, the 2023 Shapiro Book Award recipient for Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery and Freedom, was the center of attention. Ms. Morales gave a glimpse of the book's narrative, and answered questions from the audience.
Foundation in Action
Earlier this month, the students from University Prep and Central City had a memorable day of conversation and reflection thanks to Peter Kaufman, Glenair CEO. They were given the opportunity to meet Datone Jones, a former Green Bay Packer and UCLA graduate, who shared his life journey from South Los Angeles to college and the NFL.
Come join our ELAC Meeting!
Come join the Downtown Value School ELAC Meeting this Thursday, January 12th at 9:30am (directly after Coffee with the Principal). We will be reading and approving the English Language Learner Master Plan. Our ELAC Members will be voting on the ELL Master Plan but all are welcome to attend.