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Principal's Message

Hello Arminta Families!

 

Let me start off by saying that it has been an honor and privilege to serve this community as Principal of Arminta Street Elementary. We have achieved many things this past year and have many more goals waiting to be accomplished. One of my goals going into the 2016-2017 school year was to establish a technology program. I must say we have exceeded expectations and have become part of LAUSD's Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) for the 2017-2018 school year. Our students have already begun twenty first century learning skills by using I-pads, Chromebooks, Mac Books, and PCs for instructional purposes. All students from Kindergarten to 5th grade have access to these devices and online learning programs such as Ji Ji Math and Imagine Learning. In addition, all students are learning typing skills through our Typing Instructor program. This does not mean we are forgetting about books! Teachers have been trained and are fluent in strategies taken from Notice & Note and Rigorous Reading publications and are currently using LAUSD's ELLP Academies model to differentiate instruction for students in Grades K-2. We have also installed a Learning Garden through a grant from The Kitchen Community which will supplement our Science and Health programs. Last but not least, this is our 2nd year as a Local Initiative School, meaning which the school will have greater autonomy in serving the specific needs of our students. All and all, many great things are happening at Arminta. Feel free to call or come by the school to see all the positive things that are transpiring on our campus.