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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!

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    ECS Alumni Crystal Sanchez Wins First Place in NFTE National Competition

    Crystal Sanchez won the NFTE National competition, and was awarded $25,000 for her invention, The Guardian Locket.

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    Helpful Honda Visits ECHS to Give the Gift of Technology!

    Southern California Honda Dealers have provided funding for technology needed to launch a new experiential learning program at ECHS.

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    Our After School Programs grew significantly in 2015

    This year at Environmental Charter Schools, after school programs have grown on all three of our campuses. Check out a few of the exciting after-school highlights!

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    Our Students are Sustainability Champions!

    ECS Green Ambassadors are leading the charge and helping their community and local business partners understand that going green can be done!

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    2015 In Review

    Join Us As We Reflect on 2015: An Outstanding Year at ECS!

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    A Rain Garden for Hawthorne, Just in Time for El Niño!

    On Saturday, November 21, 2015, Green Ambassadors students from ECHS took part in a garden build with partners From Lot to Spot and Space X.

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    Congratulations to our 2015 Graduates!

    “Low ego. High impact.” The remarkable graduation speakers included keynote Patrisse Cullours, Alumni Jose Gutierrez, Salutatorian Miranda Hurtado and Valedictorian Vinh Tran.

  • In the Press

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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.

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    Environmental Charter High School Hosts First L.A. Moth High School StorySLAM

    The Moth, “New York’s hottest and hippest literary ticket,” brings its acclaimed education program to Southern California.

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    NEWSREVIEW.COM: Get your hands dirty

    Teens working on environmental, conservation projects

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    LA TIMES: Students grow a bond with nature through environmental internship

    Six Environmental Charter High School students abandoned their native urban home of Lawndale for the Santa Rosa Plateau to be immersed in nature.

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    SF CHRONICLE: Students becoming more aware of nature, declining environmental health

    ECHS student, Ariane Buckenmeyer, shares her experience with Nature Conservancy at the LEAF Program.

  • Events

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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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    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’.

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    [PAST EVENT] ECHS Senior Thesis Presentations 2015

    Learn about the various topics our seniors have researched throughout the year!

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    Students Shine During The Moth High School StorySLAM at ECHS

    On May 1, 2015, six ECHS students stepped in front of the mic and shared true and personal stories about themselves.

  • Newsletters

  • Community Forum and New Technology Spark Engagement at 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

  • Spring into ECS: Events + More!

    Check out what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up next!
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  • We’ve Got That Green Spirit!

    ECS Students… Advocates of Our Environment & Community!
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  • Appreciating 2014 + Welcoming 2015!

    Top 10 appreciations from 2014…View Newsletter

  • Happy Holidays from ECS!

    End of the year wrap up – check us out! View Newsletter

  • We’ve been Busy & Fortunate – See what’s up at Environmental Charter Schools

    Find out what we’ve been up to! View Newsletter

  • And we’re back! Find out what ECS is up to this year!

    KaBOOM!, ECHS Career Day 2014 and more… View Newsletter