Selma Avenue Elementary
6611 Selma Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Principal: Glendy L. Marin-Elias
AP: Vicky Lampros
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Join us for our school's beautification day on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm! For seven years, our friends at Big Sunday have teamed with Selma Avenue Elementary School for several school beautification projects to instill a sense of pride in students, parents, staff and community members alike. Join the Selma Avenue Elementary School community to plant, paint, clean classrooms, lunch benches, and organize the library! We look forward to seeing you.
School will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. School will resume on Tuesday, may 30, 2017. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.
You are cordially invited to attend our annual International Children's Day festivities which will take place on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 1:30 PM. Join us as our students perform dances from all over the world. We look forward to seeing you.
*More information about this event will be announced soon.
Our Scholastic Book Fair is Online
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Come shop at the Selma Avenue Elementary Scholastic Book Fair starting Monday, April 24th through Friday, April 28th inisde the library. No time to visit the book fair? Shop our Online Book Fair now through May 2nd with free shipping! Books will be delivered to Selma for your young reader to pick up. Click on the following link or image below to shop at our online book fair: www.scholastic.com/bf/selma
Selma at L.A. Unified School Games
Friday, March 17, 2017
Congratulations to our special needs scholars for a job well done at today's L.A. Unified School Games. The L.A. Unified School Games is a partnership between the district and the Special Olympics of Southern California. Adapted special education teachers offer sports training and athletic competition programs for students with intellectual disabilities and other special needs. This year's event was the culmination of a six-week track and field training program. Students have the opportunity to learn through competition, develop lifelong fitness skills that will help them lead a more productive and independent life.
Read Across America Day
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss! Selma Avenue Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day this morning by working on several Dr. Seuss art activities.
Excellent job, 5th Grade!
Friday, February 24, 2017
5th Grade completed the Versa-Style school residency this morning by putting on a stellar dance performance in front of their peers and Versa-Style Dance Company. Jackie Lopez, founder of Versa-Style, was also in attendance for this special occasion. Our 5th graders have been working with Sandy Vasquez, Versa-Style company member, since last November. With this direct mentorship, our scholars developed an understanding of hard work, dedication, and communication skills.
100th Day of School
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Hip! Hip! Hooray! Today marks the 100th Day of School for the 2016-2017 school year! Our Silver Hawks are 100 days smarter!
Scholars visit Skirball Cultural Center
Thursday, February 2, 2017
This morning our 4th and 5th grade scholars visited the Skirball Cultural Center where they learned to connect to arts and culture, to history and the world, and most of all, to one another.
Santa & LAPD Metro Division visit Selma
Friday, December 16, 2016
Our friends in the LAPD's Metropolitan Division and Santa visited Selma Avenue Elementary School to give holiday gifts to every scholar at our school. The visit to Selma marked part of an annual tradition for Metropolitan Division officers, who choose a different campus every year. Thank you to Santa and the LAPD for bringing holiday cheer to our campus! We truly appreciate it. Happy holidays!
Winter Holiday Program
Monday, December 12, 2016
Our Winter Holiday Program took place this morning inside the auditorium. Our scholars performed for a packed auditorium full of parents and families. Thank you to everyone who attended this year's program. Special thanks to all of our scholars and staff who made this event possible. We look forward to doing it again next year!
The Actors Project Theater Company
Thursday, December 8, 2016
The Actors Project visited Selma once again as we continue our partnership with their theater company. This morning they put on a spectacular performance for our scholars. The theater company is celebrating their 5 year anniversary and put on a special play titled, "Band of Heroes Vol. 1: The Story Relics". The play had a special message and taught our scholars about believing in themselves and never giving up. Our scholars loved every minute of it and we look forward to having The Actors Project come back to Selma soon.
Walk To School Day
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Selma Avenue Elementary School took part in Walk To School Day this morning. Walk To School Day is an annual national event that happens at thousands of schools. Students, parents, school personnel and other community members walk to school in community on the day of the event.This year, Selma families and staff met at Selma Park and walked to Selma Elementary. Thank you to everyone who participated. We look forward to doing it again next year.
Friday, September 23, 2016
It was Animal Day at Selma today! This month's Spirit Day theme was Animals. Students and staff were asked to wear their most ferocious animal gear. We saw a lot of cool animals being represented at Selma. Wolves, lions, cats, dogs, lemurs, bears, tigers, giraffes are just a few of the creatures we saw roaming our campus. Thank you students and staff for showing your school spirit! Stay tuned for next month's Spirit Day theme.
Youth Services Flag Football Team
Monday, September 19, 2016
Selma's Youth Services (YS) flag football team participated in the 2016 Flag Football Tournament this past Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Joseph Le Conte Middle School. Selma Avenue Elementary School won its first round against Charles Kim Elementary School, 28-0. Selma did not advance past the second round. All the schools in the tournament played very well. Thank you to the Selma YS Flag Football team for a job well done: David Rodriguez, Yamato Nguessan, Racco Espania, Kevin Martinez, Julie Angeles, Enrique Gonzalez, Ryan Santana. We are very proud of you! Special thanks to Mr. Javier Senabria (Selma's YS Coordinator) for working with the team and proudly representing our school. GO SILVER HAWKS!!!