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Westchester/Playa del Rey Education Foundation (WPEF)
Our Family of Schools:
       

Creating Centers of Excellence for our Kids

Cowan Avenue Elementary
Kentwood Elementary
Loyola Village Elementary
Paseo del Rey Elementary
Westport Heights Elementary
Orville Wright Middle School
Westchester High School
& Loyola Marymount University

EXPO/5K 2009 DATE:
MAY 30, 2009
AT LMU

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP NOW FOR THE 5K RUN/WALK

SEE YOU THERE!

EXPO & 5K 2008
were a smashing success!

Thank you to all our Volunteers, Sponsors, Runners, Schools and Attendees!

2008 4th of July Parade Float a Golden Success
"Best Theme" went to the WPEF for our use of the California Gold Rush as the float theme for the parade.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered their time to design, build and ride on/march with us in the Parade! Yeeha!

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Congratulations to our 2008
Eddy Award-Winning Teachers!
Sheila Alvares, Cowan Avenue Elementary School
Shailendra Waters Scott, Kentwood Elementary School
Judith Nunez, Loyola Village Elementary School
Eugene Blunt, Loyola Village Fine & Performing Arts
Magnet
Jennifer Dealist, Orville Wright Middle School
Sue Edwards, Paseo Del Rey Natural Science Magnet
Wesley Nakashima, Orville Wright Middle School
(Magnet)
Richard Nelsen, Westchester High School
Mary Ann Rose, Westchester High School
Teri Sato, Westport Heights Elementary School

WPEF receives "Friends of Education Award" from LAX Chamber of Commerce

 

News: WPEF and our FoS are often in the news.
Read more...

Great Strides at WPEF:

Beautification

WPEF assists in receiving Beautification Grants for three schools: Loyola Village Elementary, Paseo Del Rey Elementary, and Orville Wright Middle School

 

 

 

 

 

Press Release
Press Conference held announcing the groundbreaking partnership between LMU, LAUSD, WPEF and our family of 7 schools. Read the release...

Gates Foundation Grant

Pledged $1.3 to the LAUSD to improve algebra and other college prep courses. Westchester High will benefit. read more...

WPEF on TV
Kelly Kane speaks frequently to the LAUSD School Board on various topics. These School Board Meetings are always televised on KLCS.

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Family of Schools 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, May 30th 2009, LMU Hannon Field
* Friendly, flat neighborhood course
* Race starts & finishes at LMU (Loyola & 80th St.) - Free Parking
* 5K begins at 8:30 am
* 1K begins at 9:45 am - FREE PINKBERRY
* Race T-shirt for every registered Runner/Walker
* Race ends at 4th Annual Public School Expo from 9am - 12pm
* Expo features: School Information, entertainment, games and ponies!

FUN FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES! PLEASE COME!!!!

Registration Adults Children
Before May 25th $28 $23
After May 25th $35 $30
Virtual Runner $10 $10
Kid’s 1K Run/Walk $10 $10

Register Now: CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP NOW FOR THE 5K RUN/WALK

WPEF is counting on you to help do what's best for all our students!
Join us - volunteer - make a difference!
Start by attending Community Meetings
1st Thursday of every month 6:30 pm - 8pm
at the Westchester Municipal Building (next to the Westchester Library)

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Communications:
If you would like to communicate with LAUSD, LMU or anyone else regarding our family of schools, here are some useful addresses:

 

Superintendent Ramon Cortines
superintendent@lausd.net
213-241-7000 Fax: 213-241-8442
School Board President, Monica Garcia,
monica.garcia@lausd.net
213-241-6180 Fax: 213-241-8459
School Board Representative, Marlene Canter
marlene.canter@lausd.net
213-241-6387 Fax: 213-241-8453
Local District 3 Superintendent ,
Michelle King michelle.king@lausd.net
iDivision
Omar Del Cuento or Amy Orringer
Marlene Canter’s Deputy, Dan Neiman
daniel.nieman@lausd.net
213-241-4259 Fax: 213-241-8453
LAUSD Charter Schools Director,
Greg McNair gregory.mcnair@lausd.net
For all above...
Visiting Address:
Office of the Superintendent
333 S. Beaudry Ave., 24th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3307
Los Angeles, CA 90051
Tel: 213-241-7000
Fax: 213-241-8442

In addition, here are some more useful email addresses:

Congresswoman Maxine Waters
2344 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2201
Fax: (202) 225-7854
Email her via this form: <http://www.house.gov/waters/contact/>
Bill Rosendahl, Councilman District 11
7166 W. Manchester Blvd.
Westchester, CA 90045
(310) 568-8772
Fax: (310) 410-3946
Ted Lieu,
California State Assemblymember
500 Center Street
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 615-3515
(310) 615-3520 fax
Curren Price,
California State Assemblymember
One West Manchester
Boulevard, Suite 601
Inglewood, CA 90301
Tel: (310) 412-6400
Fax: (310) 412-6354
Mayor Villaraigosa
West Los Angeles Municipal Building
7166 West Manchester Avenue
Westchester, CA 90045
310/732-4630 (Phone)
310/732-4647 (Fax)
Email in form here <http://www.lacity.org/mayor/mayhow1.htm>