We trust you've had a fun break! Enjoy one more day off in honor of Ceasar Chavez, and here are the upcoming events for the week of April 2, 2018.

Queremos que te sientas involucrado. Si alguno de nuestros eventos necesita explicación adicional, háganoslo saber. Estamos felices de hablar con usted. Envíenos un correo electrónico a: 


We know each of you is a hero to someone... we have such a vibrant group of families. As we look for next year’s board, consider being a hero to us! The work we do together makes a world of difference. So big or little, let's get a role for you. Email at:



Our 8th graders have the honor of hearing the story of survival this Wednesday, April 4th from Rob Aigner, son of Les & Eva Aigner. Rob shares his parents' experience and their hope for the future.



Dust off your tap shoes or warm up your vocal cords and join us on the Reedchella Stage, part of Reed’s Spring Festival, April 27, 12:30-7pm. Spread the word and tell your friends!!

• Sign-up! All acts are welcome to perform:  singers, dancers, poetry reading, student and adult bands, magic tricks, comedy, etc.  Neighbors, cousins & uncles are all welcome to wow us on the Reedchella stage.  No auditions are needed, just Sign up here: for a time slot.

Questions? Email Laura Mulrenan:, or Margaret Goldenberg:

• Do You Design or Decorate? We need a designer to dress up the stage for ReedChella. Can you help?


Also for the Spring Festival are…. Auction Baskets! Woo Hoo! Bring in some loot to our teachers. Here’s our list of Teacher Sponsored Baskets:

• Ms. Szymanski’s “Scary Movie Basket” - special request for stuffed animals to hold in this one :-)

• Ms. Dagilis’ “Day at the Beach”

• Ms. Montiel’s “Day at the Beach”

• Ms. Siminski’s  “Baking & Cooking Goods”

• Ms. Esterman’s “All About Music"

• Ms. Mansfield’s  “Arts & Crafts Basket”


Be in the know…. 8th Grade Info is being updated here:

• 8TH GRADE DANCEIts a great celebration for all 8th graders! Sat, April 28, 6-9pm in the Reed Rose Garden. Tickets are on sale for $20. Purchase at lunch in the Pavillion, ask you period 1 teacher, or if all else fails, go to Room 101. 

• 8TH GRADE SHIRT & HOODIEOrders are being taken now through April 6th for the 8th Grade “Class Shirt or Hoodie!” Get it while you can to celebrate your time at Reed! Details here:

• GRAD NIGHT AT SIX FLAGSSave the Date…. June 1st is Grad Night at Six Flags. Reed will coordinate bus transport for all eligible 8th graders. Tkts and info to come. 

• 8th GRADE MALIBU TRIP - Paperwork and final payments for this trip are due. Please give to Ms. Szymanski. Details here.

• THANKS MS. BOB!  - Our students who traveled to NYC with Ms. Bobroskey-Kinsey had such an amazing adventure! BIG THANKS goes to Ms Bob and her dad for chaperoning this special trip!!



April 11 from 3-6pm. The awesome battle for book knowledge continues…. and we need your help! Contact Ms Fed to be part of the action at:

Event details here:


Demand is high! Bring your items to Rm 106, or email  and drop off on her porch (located near school) anytime before Thursday at 1pm. Her address: 11547 Morrison Street, at Colfax.



Last but not least, we are excited to welcome a whole new class of Humanities students for next year. Our academy is truly honored to be the first choice for so many. With a full roster of talented students, we look forward to getting to know each and every one of you.


• Give Online through Friend of Reed, making sure to select "HUMANITIES" from the General Donation drop down menu

• Give by Check by simply filling out the Annual Giving Form, then return to the Main Office.



4/2         No School - Cesar Chavez Day

4/4         8th grade- Holocaust Speaker

4/12       FOR/HA Monthly Meeting // 8 am, Room 107

4/16       6th Grade LACMA field trip

4/21       NE District Arts + Lit Festival

4/26-27  Reed's Spring Festival // Fri 5-8pm; Sat 1-7pm

4/27       7th Grade Medieval Fair

5/16       PTSA Event “Choose Love” feat. Scarlet Lewis, mother of son killed at Sandy Hook.

5/18-20  FOR/HA 8th Grade WOLF Camp

6/1         Grad Night at Six Flags 

6/7         8th Grade Culmination

6/8         Last Day of School

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