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Principal’s Welcome

Dear Leapwood Family,


This school year we have a new "Technology Plan" approved by the Instructional Technology Initiative Team in which all of our students have an IPAD to use in their classroom daily.

We will continue with the RAMP Tennis program where our children are exposed to the sport of Tennis.

And, we have a brand new Scholastic Guided Reading Leveled Library!  

We are looking forward to new and exciting things this school year such as 

  • a Leveled Guided Reading Program
  • Writer's Workshop
  • Word Study

Please make sure to continue going to our website for current school information and events at www.leapwoodlions.com.

We plan to “Go Green” and will discontinue sending newsletters/flyers home.

Thanks again for your continued  support. Have a safe and wonderful school year.


Mrs. Camellia Hudley, Principal

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Early Out Tuesdays

image.jpgDismissal at 1:25 pm 


August 23, 2016 - April 4, 2017


(Except Nov. 8* & 15, 2016 & Feb. 28*, 2017)


*Minimum Days ~ Dismissal @ 12:50 pm (Parent Conferences)

Spring Spirit & Attendance Awareness Week!! Super Hero Day!


1-2             Parent Conferences

5                Yearly Title 1 Letters &

                      School-Parent Compact mailed home

9                Student of the Month Assemblies      

                  Spring Picture Day

13              Literacy Night 4:30 - 6 pm

15              Open House 8 am - 2 pm

16              Career Day

19-23         Spring Spirit Week

20              SSC (School Site Council) 7:45am                  

22               Coffee Chat with the Principal 8:30am                   

26 - Apr. 2  Spring Break -NO SCHOOL 


April 2018 - Honesty

2         Unassigned Day - NO SCHOOL

3-6      Autism Awareness Week

6         Science/Engineering Fair

7         UCLA "I'm Going to College"

              (Men's Volleyball vs BYU)

9-30    SBAC Testing (Grades 3rd-5th)

13       Student of the Month

25       Culmination Pictures (Grade 5 ONLY)

          150th Day of School

26       SSC (School Site Council) 7:45am in

              the Parent Center

          Coffee Chat @ 8:30am

          Denim Day


Celebrating 100th Day of School!

4th & 5th Grade Testing

From Monday, April 9th through Friday, May 4th your child will be participating in the California Assessment of student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System. Grades 4 & 5 will test starting April 9th - April 20th. Grade 3 and Special Ed will begin testing April 23rd-May 4th. 


CAASSP is an annual academic testing system that provides information on student progress to ensure that all students leave high school for college and/or career. CAASPP assessments include English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and mathematics for students in grades 3-5. Students in grade 5 take a science test. Eligible Spanish-speaking English learners enrolled in grades 2-5 also take the Standards-based Test in Spanish (STS).


At Leapwood Avenue our goal is for all students to achieve their full potential. The CAASPP test results are one way we can better understand if we are meeting that goal. Thank you for all you do to partner with us in your child's education. If you have any question regarding CAASPP, please contact Ms. Tanya Cox at (310) 327-8245 or tlc5603@lausd.net


Please check the Lost and Found Cabinet for your student's missing items.

The Cabinet is located near the Brenner dismissal gate.

All unclaimed items are donated to charity in 

December and June.

2017-2018 School Calendar


Raisa Kahn, 5th grade student in Miss Cox's class entered a poster and essay contest held by the City of Carson. The contest was about a civil rights leader Larry Dulay Itilong, a Filipino American labor organizer. Raisa's ranked in the top five for her essay and in the top eight for the poster contest. She received an award from the City on October 21st for her efforts!

Congratulations Raisa!!

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2017-2018 Student Council

President             Liyah Arechiga

Vice President     Lamiya Jones

Secretary             Aden Asfaw

Treasurer            Julian Dioulo

Historian              Nalani Fulton