Back-to-School at LAUSD Early Education Centers

Back-to-School at LAUSD Early Education Centers

Adriana Bikouvaris, GrowingGreat’s Early Childhood Program Manager, was excited to make one of her first visits to meet the children at Roberti Early Education Center (EEC). The preschoolers had a great time studying different kinds of seeds together and will be planting soon! Roberti is...

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Summer Fun for LAUSD Principals

Summer Fun for LAUSD Principals

It was a beautiful morning at Glenfeliz Early Education Center when Jennifer, Adriana and Max came by for a special occasion. Just as we were on the cusp of Summer, our great friend Cyrene St. Amant had done GrowingGreat a tremendous favor by orchestrating a demonstration for 17 LAUSD early...

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Inchy the Caterpillar

Inchy the Caterpillar

Mr. Max and his friends at Maple Primary Center had a special surprise visit from their very own caterpillar. It was super fun for all the kids to see and touch. “Inchy” had plenty of love from all. The students knew the life cycle of butterflies and did some absolutely gorgeous...

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Happy Holidays from GrowingGreat

Happy Holidays from GrowingGreat

Prior to the Winter Holidays, 6th- and 7th- graders at Environmental Charter Middle School – Inglewood applied their knowledge from the semester and constructed terrariums. Through this activity, students had the opportunity to observe firsthand the components of an ecosystem and the...

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Micro Farming in Downtown Los Angeles

Micro Farming in Downtown Los Angeles

GrowingGreat is back in the garden at a variety of sites, including our new partners at Immaculate Conception School (ICS) in the Pico-Union area. So far this year ICS students TK-8th grade explored soil science, planted seeds and put their engineering skills to use to construct a greenhouse...

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Heading Back Into the Gardens!

Heading Back Into the Gardens!

GrowingGreat is excited to be heading back into the gardens at our partner sites! GrowingGreat students enjoyed virtual garden classes throughout last year, and will now be resuming in-person instruction. Let the planting begin!

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Summer Camp with PBS

Summer Camp with PBS

GrowingGreat is thrilled to kick off the summer with PBS’s CampTV.org and lots of fun hands-on activities you can do at home. STEM Education Manager Meghan Nealon was featured in the Inside Out Day episode. Two other episodes are coming up on July 14 and 26, featuring Meghan on the 14th and STEM...

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