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  • Back to School Night

    On Wednesday, September 13th we are welcoming all our families for an informative evening at LUCHA! Come to learn more about our school and classroom expectations so that we can make this the best year ever at LUCHA.

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  • Welcome Back!

    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!

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  • Growth Mindset

    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!

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  • LUCHA Parents complete over 12,000 volunteer hours!

    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!

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  • LUCHA named a 2016 California Gold Ribbon School

    We are proud to announce that LUCHA has been selected to receive this statewide recognition!

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  • Mr. Harter named our 2016 LUCHA Teacher of the Year

    Thank you, Mr. Harter for all the incredible work you have done for our school community!

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  • Mr. Natividad is named CUE's 2016 LeRoy Finkel Fellow!

    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.

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  • 2016 LUCHA Science Fair

    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!

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  • LUCHA Leaders participate in Hour of Code!

    On Thursday, December 10th our LUCHA leaders joined in with millions of other students around the world to take part in an Hour of Code as part of National Computer Science Education Week.

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  • LUCHA Leaders are authors!

    On December 8th and 9th our LUCHA leaders presented their published stories to their families at our first annual Young Author's Fair.

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  • LUCHA wraps up first fundraiser of the year!

    Thank you to all those who participated in our first fundraiser of the year - the Signature Catalogue Sales.

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  • Take your Parent to Lunch Day

    Lunch on Wednesday, October 14th was extra special at LUCHA as we were joined by a number of our students' family members! Thank you to all those that participated in "Take your Parent to Lunch Day!"

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  • College Day at LUCHA

    On Friday, October 9th, students all across San Jose celebrated College Day. Our LUCHA leaders were no exception and enjoyed showing off their college spirit!

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  • Scholastic Book fair - a great success!

    Between October 6th and October 8th, our library was transformed into a bookstore thanks to wonderful parent volunteers!

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  • Thank you, Levi's!

    Levi's made some very generous donations to our LUCHA community to kick off the 2015-2016 school year. Every LUCHA leader received a brand new Levi's backpack! LUCHA teachers were also provided $150 to spend on new Levi's clothing at their San Francisco store!

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  • LUCHA Spelling Bee

    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.

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  • Thank you to our Project Cornerstone Volunteers

    Our Los Dichos volunteers attended the annual Project Cornerstone Celebration on May 20th where Sandra Pinal was recognized as volunteer of the year!

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  • May 4th-8th is Teacher Appreciation Week

    Show your appreciation for our wonderful L.U.C.H.A. Teachers this week!

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  • Mrs. Ortega named 2015 LUCHA Teacher of the Year!

    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!

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  • 23 LUCHA Leaders Reclassified!

    On Monday, April 20th twenty-three LUCHA leaders were recognized for their achievements in reaching all the criteria towards being reclassified as Fluent English Proficient!

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  • 2015 LUCHA Science Fair Winners

    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.

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  • World's Finest Chocolate Sales brings in $5,300!

    Thank you to all the LUCHA families who participated in our Spring Fundraiser!

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  • Telemundo visits LUCHA!

    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!

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  • Welcome Back!

    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!

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