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Selma Avenue Elementary

6611 Selma Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Phone: 323-461-9418

Fax: 323-962-9258  

Principal: Glendy L. Marin-Elias


School Calendar

Today: 4/29/16

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We will have early dismissal on Thursday, May 26 & Friday, May 27. Students will be dismissed from school at 1:00 PM. Please plan accordingly. Thank you. 


We will be having our annual Big Sunday day of service event on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Please join us and volunteer as we beautify our campus. If you are interested in volunteering, sing up at our main office or sing up on-line here: VOLUNTEER. We look forward to seeing you. 


Our annual International Children's Day festivities will take place on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 1:30 PM. Join us as our students perform dances from all over the world. We look forward to seeing you. 


School will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day. Please plan accordingly. Thank you. 


Jump Rope For Heart

Friday, April 22, 2016 

The Jump Rope For Heart event took place at Selma Avenue Elementary School this afternoon. Jump Rope For Heart is a national education and fundraising event sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE). The event engages elementary and middle school students with jumping rope while empowering them to improve their own health and help other kids with heart-health issues. The program is a great way to satisfy the physical education standards as determined by SHAPE America.

Tasting the Rainbow!

Friday, April 1, 2016

All of our scholars took part in a magnificent program that gave them the opportunity to taste the rainbow. The program was presented by The Culinary Trust (TCT), Barb Thomas (certified nutritionist and culinary instructor) and John Morris (Canadian curler and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic gold medalist). Selma scholars sliced and prepared fresh fruit and vegetable salads. In addition, basil and mint that is growing in our school's garden was also used in the tasty salads. Thank you, TCT and volunteers for working with our scholars and teaching them the importance of including fruits and vegetables in their daily meals. A big thank you to Barb Thomas and John Morris who came all the way from Canada to teach and work with our scholars. 

Sweetgreen In Schools Program

Thursday, March 31, 2016 

For the past few weeks, Selma scholars have visited sweetgreen in Hollywood as part of their sweetgreen in schools program. The program is a homegrown program that educates kids about healthy eating, fitness and sustainability through fun, hands-on activities. The sweetgreen classes are designed to introduce the benefits of healthy eating. 

Selma Gets Active And Saves Lives

Monday, March 7, 2016

This morning at Selma, UNICEF Kid Power celebrated the impact of local scholars getting active and saving lives. Selma Avenue Elementary School is currently participating in the UNICEF Kid Power project. The school recently received a grant through UNICEF which has provided all third, fourth and fifth grade students with an exercise tracker band. The classroom teachers received a charging station with a tablet to track their students’ steps and points. If students reach certain points of activity, they earn donations through UNICEF to provide bags of powdered milk and powdered protein to kids suffering from malnutrition in third world countries. 

Thanks to UNICEF, Target and Lucasfilm for hosting this great event at our school. In addition, thanks to Target partner and lifestyle expert, Camila Alves for talking to our students and motivating them to live a more active lifestyle. Thanks to LAUSD Board President Steve Zimmer and California Dance Institute for joining us at this event.

Dr. Seuss Read Across America Day

Thursday, March 3, 2016

This week we have been celebrating Read Across America with various activities at our school. Today, our scholars had fun doing art activities related to Dr. Seuss. Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. 

Dancing Classrooms Winter 2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Excellent job, 5th grade! Our 5th grade scholars put on a spectacular dance performance this morning in preparation for their upcoming Colors of the Rainbow Team Match next week. Go Silver Hawks!

100th Day of School

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Today our scholars celebrated the 100th day of school of the 2015-2016 school year by participating in several fun activities. Our primary grades threaded their own necklaces by using 100 pieces of Fruit Loops. This activity reinforced their counting skills and tested their fine motor skills. We saw a lot of beautiful necklaces on campus, many that were very colorful and some that showed creative patterns. Great job, Silver Hawks! 

LAPD, Santa and KTLA visit Selma

Friday, December 18, 2015

Sign up and volunteer for a day of service at Selma Avenue Elementary School by clicking on the BIG SUNDAY link above. 

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