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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.

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    Senior Spotlights

    These graduating seniors in our spotlight achieved academic success and embraced their unique identities and to seek and pursue their passions with confidence.

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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

  • In the Press

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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!

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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.

  • Events

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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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    Senior Thesis 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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    [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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    Career Day 2017 – Take Action

    Join us for our 11th Annual Career Day at Environmental Charter High School!

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    [PAST EVENT] Annual ECHS Earth Carnival Educates and Entertains

    We heard one elementary student exclaim, “I wanna go here! I wanna go to this high school!”

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    [PAST EVENT] ECHS Seniors Wow on Senior Thesis Day

    On May 22, ECHS 12th graders all presented their Senior Theses, a 30-minute feat, a year and a half in the making.

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    Announcing ECHS Graduation Keynote Speakers

    We are excited to welcome Danni Washington as our Graduation Keynote Speaker!

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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.

  • Newsletters

  • Back to School – We Do It Better

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  • Oh! The Places You’ll Go!

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

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  • 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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