omedians may joke about neighbors getting together for coffee and gossip after the kids are off to school in the morning, but one such gathering back in 2004 led to an innovative charter school that now offers "whole-child" education to over 500 children in grades K through 6.
It all started with a shared dream, vocalized by one parent, Marta Alcumbrac. Marta boldly said "Let's build that school!"
Before long the group consisted of 28 Founding Families who, along with individual volunteers, contributed professional services, organizational skills, and hard work.
In 2006, the Los Angeles Unified School District officially approved the charter and on September 5, the Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts opened its doors to 120 kindergartners and first grade students. read more...
Copyright © 2012 By Jenny Durling *Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts - it all started with a cup of coffee*