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News and Announcements

LAFD Youth Metro Fire Academy

Los Angeles Fire Department Metro Fire Academy is looking for interested high school students, aged 18-19, for training. For more information, go to the link listed below, or go to the high school office. (Scott, 3/17)

World Trade Event

The World Trade Week Committee is offering an annual scholarship. Students who receive this award will be able to pursue studies in programs that reflect a broad definition of international trade and business. Form more information, visit the HS Office. (Scott, 3/16)

65th Annual Black History Oratorical Contest

This contest is for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students research and write original speeches related to the annual theme, and recite them from memory for the opportunity to win a scholarship award. (Scott, 3/17)

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS

The California Hospital Medical Center has many openings for high school students to work as volunteers. Please see Mr. Hooks for further details. (Hooks, 3/3)

Teens Exploring Technology (for 8th through 11th grade Males)

All 8th through 11th Grade Males: Applications for the Summer Coding Leadership Academy (SCLA) are due next Thursday, March 9 at 5 pm. SCLA is a free 12-week computer science and entrepreneurship program for low-income African-American and Latino boys between the 8th and 11th grades.

From June 14 - August 5 at the University of Southern California, young men of color will learn how to code and build their own tech businesses. At the end of the summer, they will compete at Demo Day to win startup funding and a trip to Silicon Valley!

Invite young men of color to join our network of tech leaders. They will gain confidence while solving community problems, making lifelong connections, and becoming part of our brotherhood, the "Navy SEALS" of Los Angeles tech.

If you've already shared information about our program, thank you! Please remind your students to submit their applications this week at exploringtech.org/scla.

FAFSA Deadline

Seniors, have you completed your FAFSA? Time is running out. If you have not completed your FAFSA and need assistance, please see Dr. Scott in the HS Office during nutrition or lunch. (Scott, 3/2)

Congratulations To The Foshay LC Academic Decathlon Team

On Saturday, January 28th and February 4, 2017, our Foshay Academic Decathlon team competed at Roybal Learning Center to represent the school in the 2017 LAUSD Academic Decathlon. We are proud of you, Milton Hernandez, Jocelyn Hernandez, Ashley Avina, Luisa Carcamo, Josue Morales, Yessenia Escalante, and Aileen Hernandez. (Lopez, 2/28)

Teens Exploring Technology

African American males in grades 8-10 who love technology and would like to participate in a summer program, please stop by the HS Office. (Scott, 2/27)

Community Awareness Seminar: Myths and Truths about Professional Sports

The Adimu Men of Excellence Club at Foshay LC is sponsoring a Community Awareness Seminar on the Myths and Truths about Professional Sports. The keynote speaker will be Ken Landreaux, LA Dodgers World Series Champion Outfielder as well as other special guests. The event will take place on Monday, February 27, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30pm in the Foshay Theatre. This is a free event for the community. Raffle prizes and signed memorabilia will be available. No RSVP is required. (Newhouse, 2/27)

Christopher Warren Scholarship

10th Grade Students: If you have a 3.25 GPA or higher, and would like to learn about a $20,000 scholarship, stop by the HS Office and see Dr. Scott. (Scott, 2/26)
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