Students Compete for Trip to New York E-mail
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Monday, 25 January 2010 19:58

Norwalk~Cerritos College's Automotive Technology Department will host the 11th Annual Los Angeles County High School Auto Tech Competition on Saturday, January 30th, at Cerritos College, 11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650; starting at 9:00 a.m. 

This event is sponsored by the Southland Motor Car Dealers Association (SMCDA) and the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association (GLANCDA).

GLANCDA and SMCDA will each sponsor one winning team representing each of the association's regions and send two team members to compete in the 2010 National Automotive Technology Competition.  This Final competition will be held at the New York International Automobile Show in April. 

Los Coyotes Assembles for La Mirada Symphony Ensemble E-mail
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Friday, 18 December 2009 04:01

La Mirada~On December 10 the students from the GATE program at Los Coyotes Middle School in La Mirada were presented a performance of a wind instrument ensemble as a special music enrichment treat for this Holiday Season.  The students were introduced to the Flute, Oboe, French horn, Bassoon and Clarinet demonstrated and played by members of the La Mirada Symphony Orchestra in a program of various styles and musical genres.    

The instrumental ensemble visits are a part of the Enrichment Programs for Youth that the Orchestra makes available upon request to bring fine music to the students to enhance the school's music curriculum.   

Other programs include: two free daytime concerts open to private and public schools in the area; opportunity for Honor Band students to play on stage with the orchestra at the student concerts and at the Matinee POPS concert for the community; and, participation in a competition for instrumental students to be awarded the opportunity to perform at the student concerts.  

Further information about the La Mirada Symphony and its Enrichment Programs for Youth may be found at or by calling 562-941-5779 or 562-921-9300.


News From El Camino High School E-mail
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Thursday, 17 December 2009 17:49

La Mirada~New club on campus! Positive Alternative Outreach Program with Advisor Mr. Oscar Diaz, who is sponsored by the Living Faith Church.

Community events for the month of December:

1. Toys For Tots Annual Toy Drive-working with the Los Alamitos Marine Base. Toy contributions are being taken through Dec. 18th. at El Camino High School. Volunteers are needed at the Los Alamitos Army/Marine Reserve Base, from 8am to 2 pm on December 19th.

2. Canned Food Drive was a big success! It ran from December 4th through December 16th. All food and can contributions will go to Living Faith Church, who will then distribute the food items to the community.

The last day of school before Winter Break is Friday, December 18th. Students will be dismissed at 12:30 pm. This is a minimum day for all students. School will resume again on Monday, January 4, 2010.

News from El Camino High E-mail
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Tuesday, 10 November 2009 16:55
La Mirada~ Here is some of the latest news coming out of El Camino High School in La Mirada.

-State Model Continuation High School-El Camino High School has qualified for a state visit in an effort
to extend the Model School designation for another five years.

-144 graduates in the Class of 2009 at El Camino High School. This is a new school record.

- El Camino High School has an 80 point API increase over last year for a total of 594 points.

- The senior students of El Camino High School had a campus tour at Cerritos College yesterday. It was a "hands on" event and was very successful. The tour is to expose those "at risk" students to the college and get them interested in attending college after high school. Another campus tour will be scheduled in the spring. This is a yearly event. However, beginning this year, it will take place 2 times-once in the fall and once in the spring.

- NHRA Career Day At the Races - Student Field Trip  On November 13, 2009, El Camino High School students will take a student Field trip to the Pomona Raceway. Students spend time visiting Career and educational focused partners. All students also attend a 30-minute panel discussion on careers and educational opportunities. They also receive a free ticket to the NHRA finals and the Open Pit Policy of the NHRA also allows students to network with race teams and manufactures. This event takes place once a year and is a very popular field trip with our students.

La Pluma Hosting Scholastic Book Fair E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 September 2009 19:34

La Mirada~La Pluma Elementary School is hosting a scholastic book fair Monday, September Sept 21st  through Friday Sept 25th, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., in the school library.

The popular event will also be open during the school's Back-to-School-Night event Thursday, September 24th from 5:30-7:30 pm.

La Pluma Elementary is located at 14420 La Pluma Drive; cross streets are Rosecrans Ave.and La Fonda Dr.

Featured will be a pre sale of the next, Diary of a Wimpy Kid series for only $6.99!!  This book will be released on October 12th, 2009 and shipped directly to La Pluma for distribution. All proceeds will go towards building the school's classroom libraries.

For more information contact Jennifer Dean, President La Pluma PTA @ 714-470-4830 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




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