We are looking forward to kicking off the 2017-2018 school year with our LUCHA Leaders! The first day of school is Monday, August 28th. Students should be in Launch Lines by 7:55am! Don't forget to join us for our Kick Off Celebration on Saturday, August 26th so that you can find out what class your child is in this year and have an opportunity to meet with the teacher and enjoy the company of our wonderful LUCHA community!
All month long, we have been focusing on helping our LUCHA leaders to develop a growth mindset. Click here to learn more about what this means and how you can help encourage your child to approach difficulties, challenges, and failures as opportunities to learn and grow!
We are incredibly lucky to have an active parent participation program at LUCHA. This year, our LUCHA parents collectively volunteered over 12,000 hours by attending school events, assisting in the classroom, and helping to organize a variety of school programs and events! Thank you, LUCHA families for helping to make our school a special place!
Thank you, Mr. Harter for all the incredible work you have done for our school community!
Mr. N's presentation on how to use GoPros to enhance students writing and communication skills won the top prize out of the 6 finalists presenting their Big Ideas for the LeRoy Finkel Fellowship Program.
Thank you to all of our LUCHA leaders for immersing yourselves into your Science Projects! They were all wonderful and it was a difficult decision selecting our finalists. Twenty-five LUCHA leaders competed at the LUCHA Science Fair on Tuesday, March 1st. Click here to find out who took home top honors!
21 LUCHA Leaders from 2nd-5th grade competed in our school spelling bee on Friday, May 22nd. Congratulations to 4th grader, Nicholas Nguyen, for taking the top honors, and 4th grader Jennah Vorn for coming in second. These two students will now go on to represent LUCHA at the district spelling bee on May 28th. Congratulations also to 5th grader Natalia Ransom who took third and will be our alternate to the district competition.
Congratulations to Kindergarten teacher, Lolita Ortega, who has been named as LUCHA's 2015 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Ortega has been an extremely dedicated member of the LUCHA community for the past six years and we are lucky to have such a passionate and talented teacher on our staff!
The quality of science fair projects completed this year was wonderful! Congratulations to all of our LUCHA leaders and their families for working together to engage in this great learning opportunity. Our finalists competed at the LUCHA Science Fair on Tuesday, March 10th and our judges had the difficult task of selecting the winners.
On Wednesday, February 4th, Telemundo filmed thier morning show, Noticiero Telemundo 48 Primera Edicion, at LUCHA as part of their "Vaya a la Escuela" series. Thank you to all the students and families that woke up very early to participate in the filming of this show! It was great to be able to show off our school to the great community!
Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year at L.U.C.H.A.! We are excited to see our students, staff, and families continue to work in close collaboration to lead our L.U.C.H.A. leaders to the highest levels of academic achievement this year. Moreover, we are excited to have your family participate in this journey for an excellent education for your child!