Pictures

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Randi Weingarten visits Politi Elementary

Randi Weingarten visits Politi Elementary

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), visited the LA's BEST program at Leo Politi Elementary.  There, Ms. Weingarten participated in activities with students as well as discussions with site staff, especially those who have chosen to pursue a career in teaching after working with LA's BEST.


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First Friday - Drumming at Lankershim Elementary

First Friday - Drumming at Lankershim Elementary

Can you feel the beat?  LA's BEST Friends came out to participate in a drum circle with LA's BEST students at Lankershim Elementary.  Students learned different rythms and used drums, shakers, and tambourines to create a multitude of sounds.  It was a noisy but fun afternoon!


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LA's BEST 9th Annual Family Health Festival

LA's BEST 9th Annual Family Health Festival

Over 4,500 LA's BEST students, staff and families attended this year's Family Health Festival.  The LA’s BEST Family Health Festival was designed to promote the importance of getting fit and eating well among children and families served by the LA’s BEST after school program.  This free event included a variety of fun and informative hands-on activities promoting healthy lifestyle choices.  Stars such as Janelle Ortiz of the Disney film Prom, Dillon Lane, star of Nickelodeon’s “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures,” Cymphonique, star of Nickelodeon’s upcoming series “How to Rock,” and recording artist Master P. were on hand to provide motivation and entertainment. 


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Congresswoman Karen Bass visits Hillcrest

Congresswoman Karen Bass visits Hillcrest

Congresswoman Karen Bass made a special visit to the LA's BEST program at Hillcrest Elementary.  There, she participated in activities with students such as learning sign language for the Pledge of Allegiance and discussing her role as a Congresswoman in Washington.


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Kourageous Kids

Kourageous Kids

In partnership with LA’s BEST, the SAG Foundation’s Children’s Theater Project took place this summer at Logan Elementary. In a final showcase called Kourageous Kids, the students each performed an original monologue that they'd written during the course of the program. Our LA's BEST students shined, showing a range of dramatic readings from comedy to tragedy. Congratulations and great job to all involved!


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