Televisa Foundation Brings Telenovela Star, Disney Imagineer to UCLA Community School


Angelica Vale and Afredo AyalaAngelica Vale, actress and star of the popular telenovela,“La Fea Más Bella,” and Alfredo Ayala, a senior technical staff member in research and development at Walt Disney Imagineering, spoke to an excited audience of 6th-8th graders, encouraging them to pursue their dreams, regardless of any academic, cultural, or discriminatory barriers. Read more


UCLA,, LAUSD, and SiliconBeachLA Kick Off “Hour of Code” in Los Angeles


Hour Of CodeUCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, the Los Angeles Unified School District, and the nonprofit collectively launched the Los Angeles segment of National Computer Science Education Week at the UCLA Community School on Dec. 10 at the Paul Schrade Library at UCLA Community School, with local and state lawmakers, and industry leaders from Microsoft, Apple, Google and other Los Angeles–based technology companies in attendance. Read more


UCLA Community School: First-Ever Silent Art Auction on Dec. 13 Will Support College-Bound Grads


Silent Art AuctionLike elves in Santa’s workshop, students in Grace Maddox’s class are diligently preparing their wares for UCLA Community School’s first-ever Silent Art Auction on Friday, Dec. 13. Unlike most presents whose appeal may not last beyond Christmas morning, the students are providing a gift that will last a lifetime: the ability to go to college for their fellow students. Read more