Sandra Cisneros Campus

Last day of school is on Monday, June 18th - dismissal at 12:30 p.m.!


Upcoming 8th Grade Activities

8th Grade Families: As the end of the year approaches we would like all our 8th grade students and families to stay up to date with all upcoming activities. Please check out this calendar with all of the important dates for your students.

Upcoming Events in April and May

Have you checked out this month's calendar? April is a busy month and we want you all to be a part of the exciting events and activities we have planned for you! From Family Art Night next week to the Family Fun Fiesta on May 4th, we have different events for you to enjoy with your entire family AT SCHOOL!

Parent-Teacher Conferences are This Week

Are you prepared for parent-teacher conferences? Please be sure to check with your teacher or main office if your child has re-enrolled for the next academic school year. You can also talk to your teacher about how you can help your class during the Family Fun Fiesta!

Cisneros Students Demand Kindness

A tradition that began last year by Ms. Osuna and her Kindergarten class, became a campus-wide event that united our entire school community. Students of all grades and teachers alike marched on April 4th to demand more kindness in the world. This year, we dedicated our march to DACA recipients. We hope to educate our students to be agents of social change who are aware of the world around them, and our students put this into action during the 2018 Kindness March.

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Welcome toSandra Cisneros Campus


Welcome to Sandra Cisneros Learning Academy! We are a caring community of learners committed to teaching students the skills and habits necessary to succeed in college, fulfill their dreams, and contribute positively to the world. We call ourselves the "Superstars," because by committing to constantly being our best selves, our students will be superstars in whatever they pursue. This year, our instructional focuses for our Superstars are developing our students as writers and conceptual math (taught using Eureka Math in K - 5 and College Preparatory Math in grades 6 - 8). We are excited to offer our Superstars opportunities to regularly engage in the arts (visual, dance, music), and in Technology (learning about computers and how to use them), and are especially proud of our scholars in the K-5 bilingual program who have the added challenge of learning content in English and Spanish.
Our school is also unique in that we practice mindfulness in all classrooms through the MindUP curriculum, address issues of behavior and equity through a restorative justice approach and support the social-emotional well-being of our students with the support of 6 onsite mental health specialists (through a partnership with LACDC). We also rely on our CNCA anchors to guide the work we do as a school community. Our 5 anchors are Excellence, Equity, Community, Innovation and Joy.
Our teachers and staff are committed members of our professional learning community, and with the leadership team as instructional coaches, we are focused as a team on constantly improving teaching and learning school wide so that our Superstars get the best education possible. We consider parents and families to be our partners, and welcome them into our school to work together with us to create a school community that students and families can be proud of.
Melissa Mendoza
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