Selma Avenue Elementary
6611 Selma Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Principal: Glendy L. Marin-Elias
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The last day of school for the 2015-2016 school year will be on Friday, June 10, 2016. Summer break begins on Monday, June 13, 2016. The 2016-2017 school year will begin on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.
Selma Parent Center Grand Opening
Friday, May 27, 2016
The Selma Parent and Family Center officially opened this morning with the grand opening and inauguration. Board President Steve Zimmer, Chief Facilities Executive Mark Hovatter, Chief of Parent Community Student Services Rowena Largos joined Selma students, parents and the community to celebrate the grand opening.
Monday, May 16, 2016
A huge THANK YOU goes out to all of the amazing volunteers who spent their Sunday morning yesterday volunteering at our school for Big Sunday. Volunteers cleaned and spruced up our classrooms, library, main office and campus. Words cannot express how much our school appreciates your kindness. Thank you!
International Children's Day
Friday, May 13, 2016
Selma Avenue Elementary School celebrated International Children's Day today with dances from all over the world. Our scholars danced to music from Mexico, El Salvador, Jamaica, Germany, Dominican Republic and other countries. This annual Selma event celebrates the diversity of children around the world which encompasses acceptance and respect.
LA's Best Selma Drill Team
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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