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Coffee Connection in Valencia

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, learners participated in a “Cupid’s Challenge” STEM activity at our coffee connection in Valencia. Learners were given 10 plastic cups that each had a…

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Baby2Baby Service Project

iLEAD learners participated in a service project last Friday! Learners had the privilege of volunteering with Baby2Baby, a nonprofit organization that serves low-income families all over Los Angeles. The organization…

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Vendor Spotlight: Mariners and Mariner Juniors

Are you a teenager looking for adventure and excitement on the high seas with a spirited group of like-minded friends? Mariners is a Sea Scout unit in Dana Point that…

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Leadership Circle Meeting

Junior high and high school learners are still welcome to join our Leadership Circle Meetings. The next meeting is this Friday, Feb. 23, at 11 am. If interested in joining,…

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College Mini-Fair

High school families are welcome to attend a Mini-College Fair at our iLEAD NoHo campus on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 2:00-3:15 pm. Please swing by and talk with representatives from…

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Get Lit Open Mic Night for Aspiring Poets

Get Lit is a local nonprofit that uses poetry to increase literacy, empower youth, and inspire communities. Every Saturday throughout the school year, Get Lit hosts a drop-in class for…

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High School Webinar for Middle School Families

Future families of high schoolers, please mark your calendars! On Feb. 22 from 9 to 10 a.m., our iLEAD high school team will answer questions for families who are about…

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Using Google Docs for Homeschooling

Google docs contains a suite of applications similar to Microsoft Office, but it is free! You can make a document, a spreadsheet, a slide presentation, and more, allowing other people…

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Parent University #2

Hello, Families! We are excited to offer our second Parent University in a webinar format on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. If you missed the first session,…

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Learner Spotlight: Mason Sanders

Mason Sanders is a passionate learner who loves homeschooling because it gives him the freedom to be outdoors and involved in kinesthetic, active learning. Homeschooling also gives him the time…

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Art Steps

Vendor Spotlight: Art Steps

Art Steps is an individualized, year-round program that provides step-by-step guidance that considers the interests of each learner. Each class is lively and engaging. Kind, caring teachers work one-on-one with…

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High School Webinar for Middle School Families

Feb. 22 from 9 to 10 a.m., our iLEAD high school team will answer questions for families who are about to begin high school (all families with high schoolers are…

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Film This! Film Festival 2018

The Film This! Film Festival will be held on March 8 in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Presidential Learning Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Not only will local documentary film makers be…

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2018 Winter Olympics

The Olympics are in full swing now in South Korea and we have some fun links for you to explore. Are you looking for some books to read on the…

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Paid Summer Internships for LA County Juniors/Seniors in High School

TIP (The Intern Project) provides outstanding high school learners from schools across L.A. County with the chance to work in dynamic career areas through internships of four or more weeks…

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Important Reminders

Hello, Families! Tuesday, Feb. 6 is our last field trip release of the school year! On Feb. 6, tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. for all spring field trips!…

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Informational Webinar About the iLEAD OC Learning Studio

New sessions at the iLEAD OC Learning Studio begin this week! If you have questions or would like to know more about our program, we have answers for you! Your…

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Learner Spotlight: Ayva Royster

Choosing just one learner to spotlight is always a challenge, but Ayva Royster is one learner who really stands out! At 10 years old, she has already accomplished things many…

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iLEAD Learner John-Mark McBee Helps Feed the Hungry in Kenya

John-Mark James McBee, a ninth grade learner with iLEAD Exploration, received a scholarship last summer to attend the Ronald Reagan Leadership Program. The program teaches youth the skills necessary to…

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Vendor Spotlight: EverWild’s Environmental Conservatory Program

EverWild is a local nonprofit and nature immersion program that recently launched an environmental conservancy program for kids ages 11-15. The program is free (donation-based) and takes place at their local…

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Annenberg Space for Photography – CUBA IS

iLEAD learners visited Annenberg Space for Photography to view the exhibit “Cuba Is.” The show is on view until March 4, so if you missed this field trip, there is…

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SAT Signups

Do you have a junior in high school and you are not sure how to sign up for the SAT? You might even have a sophomore interested in taking the…

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Building Vocabulary

Building Vocabulary with Technology at Home

There is a lot more to learning new vocabulary words than just memorizing definitions. Using vocabulary in context is the single most effective way to identify if one truly understands…

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