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    Dr. Jane Goodall Visits Environmental Charter High School

    ECS had the honor of hosting Dr. Jane Goodall for a tree planting and an exchange of research and personal stories of inspiration.

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    Gravel to Green: ECHS Student Creates Program to Help Local Students Experience State Parks

    Ogechi Hubert’s program will get South LA students and their families to California State Parks all expenses paid!

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    ECHS Students Explore Gentrification, Transformation & A Thriving Los Angeles

    At Our annual Community Forum, students led shared research findings around issues impacting their communities in South LA.

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    Lunch & Learn with ECS Green Ambassadors

    ECHS Green Ambassadors Interns present their Lunch & Learn series!


    ECS Turns Research Into Action on the Streets and Seas of Los Angeles

    Environmental Charter Schools’ Green Ambassadors Institute brings dozens of educators together for a walk, bike and sail to explore research in action

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    Former NFL Player Addresses Students on Annual Career Day

    Former NFL Player one of numerous professionals who addressed our students at a successful Career Day event.

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    ECHS Students Recognized at 2016 Greenbuild Conference

    10 female ECHS students were recognized for their leadership at the Women in Green Power Breakfast held at the Greenbuild conference.

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    Local Business Looks to ECS Students for How to Be Green

    Environmental Charter High School Green Ambassadors Interns had a powerful learning experience conducting a sustainability audit at MaCher.

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    Announcing ECHS Graduation Speakers

    ECS Graduation 2016 Speaker Bios.

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    ECHS Students Visit Washington DC

    Four students from Environmental Charter High School in Los Angeles went to Capitol Hill to advocate for the Pacific Crest Trail!

  • In the Press

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    The Daily Breeze: STEM students put physics to work by launching cool rockets at CSUDH

    Mr. Lakey and his classes were featured in a Daily Breeze article; check them out!

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    “From The Hallways of Green, Healthy, Sustainable Schools” ECHS’ seniors featured in Green Schools’ Catalyst Quarterly

    ECHS Seniors, Ogechi Hubert and Carolyn Lam share what it means to be an ECS student.

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    South Bay Magazine Features ECS Students​ as “Earth Inheritors”

    South Bay Magazine featured Environmental Charter Schools in it’s April Issue (second half of article features ECS and Founder Alison Diaz)​.

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    Perseverancia lleva a latina a dirigir escuela chárter en L.A.

    ECHS Principal, KC Villoria, is featured in La Opinion. Read more…

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    The Lawndale Tribune covers Earth Carnival at ECHS

    Congresswoman Maxine Waters joins ECHS for Earth Carnival.

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    ECS and GrowingGreat Partner Up for Healthy Cooking Classes!

    Growing Great and ECHS Green Ambassadors teamed up to have cooking classes about how make healthy food!

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    CCSA: Deloitte Hosts Strategy Workshop for Environmental Charter Schools Leadership and a Fictional Case Study Program for Students

    Deloitte’s 2015 Impact Day involved Deloitte practitioners volunteering in over 950 service projects. ECS is glad to be a part of it!

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    BUSINESS WIRE: EY Announces Award Recipients for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Awards Program in Greater Los Angeles

    In recognition of her entrepreneurial concept, Crystal Sanchez was awarded a $1,000 college scholarship at the gala.

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    CBS LA: Young Entrepreneur Credited With Inventing Unique Safeguard Against Sexual Assault

    Crystal Sanchez, ECHS senior, created the Guardian Locket, a unique safeguard worn around a woman’s neck disguised as a piece of jewelry.

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    DAILY BREEZE: Lawndale student awarded first place in entrepreneurship competition

    Crystal Sanchez, ECHS senior, won an entrepreneurship award for her invention of the Guardian Locket.

  • Events

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    Senior Thesis 2017

    Our students are tackling the issues that mean the most to them. Visit our award-winning campus as they deliver inspiring presentations about the injustices in our community and what we can do to impact change.

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    ECHS Earth Carnival June 2, 2017

    Join ECHS students as they share games and activities they’ve created to teach elementary school students about sustainable living, alternative energy, gardening and local foods.

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    The People’s Food: A Sustainable Cook Off

    Join us on December 7th for a sustainable cook off led by our students.

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    [PAST EVENT] Annual Career Day: “Connect for Success” November 10

    Former NFL Player EmpowHer Institute, LA County Arboretum and Heal the Bay Among Invited Speakers.

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    Career Day 2016 – Connect for Success

    Join us for ECHS’ 10th Annual Career Day on November 10, 2016.

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    ECHS Earth Carnival: May 27, 2016

    Join Environmental Charter High School students as they share games and activities they’ve created to teach pre-k through 8th grade students about sustainable action and healthy living.

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    ECS Intersession and Community Forum 2016

    On February 5th, 2016, Environmental Charter High School students hosted the culminating event, the annual Community Forum.

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    The People’s Food at Environmental Charter High School

    At The People’s Food, a student-led cook-off at Environmental Charter High School, students prepared and presented a variety of delicious eats to their teachers, families and community members.

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    We Couldn’t Be More Proud of ECHS Alumni

    Environmental Charter High School hosted its first ECHS ADDO Networking event for alumni on Friday, January 8th.

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    [PAST EVENT] More Than Sixty Speakers Inspired our Students at Career Day with their ‘Be Bold’ Stories

    ECHS Students and Speakers shared in the charge to ‘Be Bold’.

  • Newsletters

  • ECS Students Spring into Action

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  • 2016 is Coming to an End, but We’re Still in Full Swing!

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  • We’re Falling in Love with This Year

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  • Our Partners Keep Us Moving Forward

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  • ECS Wins “Best of Green Schools” Award, Come Celebrate May 27th!

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  • Community Forum and New Technology Spark Engagement at ECS!

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  • Happy New Year from ECS!

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  • All Aboard! The New School Year is Here!

    Find out what we did this summer and what’s next!
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  • ECS Seniors Are Going Places and More!

    Join us in celebrating our many accomplishments this school year!
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  • Lots to Celebrate at ECS!

    Find out more about Gold Ribbon, Graduation + more! View Newsletter