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Los Angeles Unified School District

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    Welcome to Laurel C.A.C.T MAGNET!

    Laurel CACT Magnet Brochure in Spanish and English
    LILLIAN E. BENSON, FILM AND TV EDITOR , SPEAKS WITH OUR 7TH GRADE CTE VIDEO PRODUCTION CLASS

    We will be celebrating a speaker series of industry professionals for Black History Month. Students and teachers had an opportunity to meet with Lillian E. Benson on 2/9/21 

    Lillian E. Benson, ACE is a film and television editor of narrative films and documentaries. In 1991 she was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the acclaimed civil rights series “Eyes On the Prize II” and has contributed to films that have garnered five Emmy nominations, four Peabody Awards, and numerous other honors. Her recent documentary credits include "Maya Angelou-And Still I Rise", “Get In The Way- The Journey of John Lewis”, and "Beyond the Steps- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater". She currently works on the NBC episodic television series "Chicago Med" and previously worked on the OWN series "Greenleaf", and "Soul Food" for Showtime. She has also collaborated with Debbie Allen on several of her film projects over the years.  

     Benson is the first African-American woman to become a member of American Cinema Editors, an honorary society, and serves on their board of directors. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Television Academy. Benson serves as co-chair of both the ACE Diversity in Editing Mentoring Committee and the Motion Picture Editors Guild's Diversity Committee.

    Laurel welcomes photographer Michael Buckner on February 12

    Michael Buckner is the Chief Photographer for Penske Media, whose brands include Variety, Deadline, THR, Women’s Wear Daily, Rolling Stone, and many others. 

    He began his career as a photo editor. He studied at USC where he received a degree in Print Journalism.

    His main role at Variety is covering all of the major awards shows (including the Oscars), as well as movie premieres. Michael also runs and photographs portrait studios at Sundance, Cannes and SXSW.

    During Michael's visit with Laurel CACT middle school students, he will talk about his day-to-day job, what makes a great picture, and a few stories from the red carpet. Also, he will give general advice for students who are interested in a career in photography.

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    Quote of the Week: 

    If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.

    - The Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.

     

    LaureL CACT Magnet VIRTUAL TOUR VIDEOS 

    OUR VISION

    The Laurel Cinematic Arts and Creative Technologies Magnet community (teachers, staff, administrators, parents and guardians) will work collaboratively to provide students with purposeful, engaging, and differentiated instruction that develops and nurtures both academic and emotional intelligences.

    MIDDLE SCHOOL MONDAY EVEN/ ODD PERIOD SCHEDULE FOR FALL SEMESTER

     

    LAUREL’S Monday Even and Odd Schedule:

    ODD: 

    • 3.1   3.15   4.5   4.19   5.3   5.17   6.7

    On odd Mondays, students will have periods 1, 3, 5.
     
    EVEN:
    • 2.22   3.8   3.22   4.12   4.26   5.10   5.24

    On even Mondays, student will have periods 2, 4, 6.

     

    Please remember this is for Mondays only. 

    Professor ShellEy Stamp from USC Santa Cruz meets with Video Production Students

    Professor Shelly Stamp, professor of Film and Digital Media at USC Santa Cruz, in collaboration with Retroformat Silent Films leads a presentation and discussion of women pioneers in early cinema to the Introduction to Video and Intermediate to Video MS CTE electives during the week of January 25.  


    Resources for Families During School Closure, Including the LAUSD Family Resource Guide

           in English/Spanish

    https://achieve.lausd.net/resources

    Hotlines

    General Questions:

    For families: (213) 443-1300
    For employees: (213) 241-2700
    The hotline is open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
    Please feel free to call with any questions about the COVID-19 virus.

    Mental Health:

    213-241-3840

    E-mail: mentalhealth@lausd.net

    Mental health professionals are available Monday through Friday, from 6am to 6pm, to provide support in English, Spanish, and other languages.

    Families and staff can call for mental health consultations and support. Teachers can also call to get help for their students. 

    Family and Student Handbook (A Guide to Support LearNing at Home) 

     

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