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Students, teachers and staff at Watts Learning Center Middle School in Los Angeles, California are excited to announce that they will be celebrating National School Choice Week with a special event!
WLCCMS will participate in a National School’s Choice Week Door Decorating Contest. Students will decorate doors during Advisory, and judging will occur on Monday, the 23rd. The winner will be featured in a video posted on the school’s website.
1/24 – 8th-grade students will attend a field trip at a local high school participating in National School’s Choice week. This will be a half-day trip where students can tour the campus, shadow core and elective classes for 30 minutes, meet the school’s administrative team, and visit the counseling/career and college center.
1/25 – Community Service Field Trip Day – students will attend and participate in a local community service effort
1/26 – 5th Grade Mentors Program – middle school students will host 5th-grade students from our “sister” elementary school and provide our 5th-grade students with a tour of our campus, a classroom visit, a meeting with teachers and staff, and a lunchtime pep rally hosted by our Radiance Dance Team girls. The purpose of the event is to spark interest in our 5th-grade students understanding of their “school choice”. We will also have a dignitary guest speaker at the event who will speak to both our 5th graders and our 6-8th grade students.
1/27 Schoolwide Assembly – dignitary from our local school of education office to discuss the importance of school choice; students making wide educational choices and being proactive in their educational progress.
1/28 – Community Open House – 9 AM – noon; an opportunity for everyone in the community to visit our campus and engage in a presentation about our course offering; individual booths will be set up representing academic and social areas (Leadership Club, English Dept, Math Dept) and they will be facilitated by the Department Chair/Academic Advisor in charge; we will have a Scholastic Book Fair in the Parent Center; a special invite will be sent to the families of all 5th-grade students (entering 6th grade Fall 2023) so families can visit campus and decide if WLCCMS is the school choice option for them
This event is open to the public.
This event is hosted by Watts Learning Center Middle School.
Monday, January 23, 2023
Los Angeles, California
This special event will celebrate school choice options available for children and families across the state of California.
For more information please contact Ashlei Brittany at [email protected]
LEARN MORE: California School Choice Guide
National School Choice Week (NSCW) informs, inspires, and empowers parents to discover the K-12 education options available for their children, including traditional public, charter, magnet, online, private, and homeschooling.
Every January, tens of thousands of schools, organizations, and individuals plan unique events and activities to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options in their communities.