Renowned Holocaust Survivor, Ben Lesser, to Speak at LA High

Renowned Holocaust Survivor, Ben Lesser, to Speak at LA High

Thursday, May 11, 2017 – 1:00-3:00 pm in the Corwin Theater at LA High Highly sought-after public speaker, holocaust survivor and founder of the ZACHOR Holocaust Remembrance Foundation  , Ben Lesser, will speak to students of Los Angeles High School on Thursday May 11.  In order to continue Holocaust education to schools and other communities, in 2009… Continue Reading

Los Angeles High School Open House

Los Angeles High School Open House

It was a successful turnout at LA High School’s Open House last Thursday. To families, prospective parents, students, and community, LA High School’s Open House showcased its academic diversity and richness. On the ground floor there were clubs, performances by students, an impressive science fair, MESA and Robotics demonstrations, and delicious food for anyone who… Continue Reading

LA High School Open House/Art Show/Museum Exhibit

LA High School Open House/Art Show/Museum Exhibit

Los Angeles High School will be holding its annual Open House on Thursday, April 20, 2017, showcasing a variety of programs. Open House will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Current families, prospective families, alumni, and community members are welcome and encouraged to attend and take part in what promises to be a fun… Continue Reading

Harrison Trust Launches New Website

Harrison Trust Launches New Website

Welcome to the new website for the Alice G. Harrison Memorial Trust. Our goal is to help alumni and community stay informed about and connected to LA’s historic first high school. Please familiarize yourself with the site – click everything that can be (or should be!) clicked and let us know if anything seems amiss!… Continue Reading

Centennial Event

Centennial Event

SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE Los Angeles High School….. the City’s namesake….. the first public high school in Los Angeles County….. the pride of countless notable alumni….. celebrates 100 years at Olympic and Rimpau! October 20, 21, 22, 2017 Originally built in 1873 on a hill on North Broadway and after… Continue Reading

LAHS Student Award Ceremony

LAHS Student Award Ceremony

Congratulations to all the students and their families attending the LAHS Student Award Ceremony! On Thursday, January 26, 2017 exceptional students were acknowledged in front of a full house in Corwin Theater.  Certificates and special gifts were awarded to 108 students achieving high honors (GPA of 3.5 – 4.0+) and 148 students attaining honors (GPA of… Continue Reading

Alumni Making a Difference: Gordon Gerson, MESA and Robotics Mentor

Alumni Making a Difference: Gordon Gerson, MESA and Robotics Mentor

Looking to get involved with your alma mater but don’t know how? Become a volunteer like LAHS 1954 alumnus, Gordon Gerson. Upon graduation Gordon received a scholarship to attend Yale, where he pursued engineering. After finishing college, instead of embarking on his career immediately, he worked on his MBA at Stanford and an MS in… Continue Reading

LAHS Emerges Victorious in Regional JPL Invention Challenge Competition

LAHS Emerges Victorious in Regional JPL Invention Challenge Competition

Two LAHS teams entered the 2016  JPL Invention Challenge Competition: Team Diamond and Team Dynamic Nonagon. The Los Angeles Regional Competition took place on November 19, 2016 at Augustus Hawkins High School where forty schools participated. Team Diamond took 1st place while Team Dynamic Nonagon took 3rd! The challenge was to transfer 250 grams of… Continue Reading

Graduation Speech June 9, 2016

Graduation Speech June 9, 2016

Good evening and welcome to all our families, honored guests, Roman Faculty, Staff, and to the Graduating Class of 2016 – our mighty Romans! I am Dr. Yoon-Fontamillas, proud principal, of Los Angeles High School. To our graduates this evening: Congratulations on successfully completing your road through high school. You made it. You worked hard, you committed… Continue Reading