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    ECHS Graduation – Class of 2018

    Congratulations of the ECHS Class of 2018! We are incredibly proud of you and can’t wait to see what you do in life!

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    ECHS Welcomes New Water Bottle Fill Station

    Thanks to West Basin Municipal Water District, ECHS installed a new water bottle fill station!

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    ECHS Student Finalists at the 2018 GreenShorts Awards Ceremony

    Some ECHS students were finalists at the 2018 GreenShorts awards ceremony!

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    ECHS Green Up Day

    ECHS held their final Green Up Day for the year!

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    Environmental Charter Schools Statement on the #Enough National School Walkout

    Environmental Charter Schools Statement on the #Enough National School Walkout

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    Trails were front and center at Hike the Hill in Washington, D.C. this week

    ECHS students advocated for the PCTA in Washington DC.

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    Environmental Charter Schools Statement on the Repeal of DACA

    Environmental Charter Schools remains committed to protecting the educational rights of our students.

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    Caterpillars and Climate Change

    ECS teachers work alongside researchers to gather data on how climate change affects caterpillars and other insects.

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    First Day Butterflies Turn into Lasting Bonds During ECS Summer Bridge

    Summer Bridge is a fun and immersive experiential program for all ECS students starting Middle and High School.

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    Graduated and Ready to Take on the World

    As our Class of 2017 graduates transition into college they are reminded to create, act, and remember their roots.

  • In the Press

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    ECHS’ Pia Gentapanan Featured in National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Blog

    Pia Gentapanan shares about her green charter school on the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools blog.

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    From LA To Boston: What Green Schools Are Doing Best

    Environmental Charter Schools visit Boston Green Academy to share about our best practices with five east coast schools.

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    The Story of Stuff

    Read about how ECMS-Inglewood’s Green Ambassador students maintain clean and healthy communities.

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    High school notebook: Environmental Charter boys soccer team succeeding thanks to father-son connection

    ECHS Boys Soccer is advancing to CIF finals, learn how we did it!

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    ECHS Graduates Featured in Lawndale Tribune

    ECHS’ Mr. Lakey and two Yale-bound students were featured in our local Lawndale Tribune!

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    UCLA Study Sheds Light on What is Working at ECS

    Univision presents on a UCLA study that speaks about how diversity in schools impacts students.

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    ECHS’ Ogechi Hubert Featured in PCT Communicator

    Ogechi Hubert wrote about her project, Gravel to Green, and it was featured in the PCT Communicator!

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    Earth Carnival Featured in Lawndale Tribune

    ECHS Earth Carnival is featured in our local Lawndale Tribune.

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    ECHS Rocket Launch Featured in Telemundo & Univision

    Spanish language media feature our ECHS students and their rocket launch project.

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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!

  • Events

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    NOV 2, 2018 – Career Day (Be Bold Advocates for Change)

    Join us at ECHS Career Day to share your story of boldly advocating for change!

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    [PAST EVENT] ECHS Earth Carnival 2018

    ECHS welcomed close to 700 students for its annual Earth Carnival on Friday, June 1st.

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    [PAST EVENT] The People’s Health Event – May 4, 2018

    ECHS hosted their first People’s Health event on Friday, May 4th.

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    [PAST EVENT] ECHS 10th Grade Mock Interviews

    ECHS 10th Graders participates in mock interviews as part of their College Prep class!

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    Senior Thesis – May 21, 2018

    Our students are tackling the issues that mean the most to them. Visit our 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 1, 2018

    ECHS students share games and activities they’ve created to teach about sustainable and healthy living.

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    [PAST EVENT] An Evening with Educators Deborah Meier & Emily Gasoi

    Meier and Gasoi come by ECS to discuss their book, These Schools Belong to You and Me

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    ECHS Community Forum – February 2, 2018

    Join us as our students present, advocate, debate and share their perspectives on pressing issues.

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    [PAST EVENT] One Opportunity? Maybe Not

    Endyia Kinney-Sterns joins more than 80 other speakers to share their Take Action stories and experiences with ECHS students.

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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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  • Jane Goodall Paid Us A Visit (And ECS in the News)!

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