Category: General News

A Message from ISANA’s COO Regarding the 2021-22 School Year

(PDF version) June 24, 2021 Hello ISANA families, We hope you’re all doing well and have enjoyed your first week of summer break.  We want to take this opportunity to congratulate our scholars once again for their dedication and tenacity during this unprecedented school year.  We also want to thank our families for their unwavering […]

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A Message from ISANA’s COO Regarding the Observance of the Juneteenth Holiday

(PDF version) Hello ISANA Family, Yesterday, President Joe Biden signed a bill into law that officially recognized Juneteenth (June 19) as the 11th holiday recognized by the federal government. This historic date commemorates the day when the army arrived in Galveston, Texas, and read the Emancipation Proclamation, finally freeing the more than 250,000 enslaved Black people […]

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Apply Now for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Community Resource: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently taking applications for their Emergency Broadband Benefit Program which can provide eligible families a $50 monthly coronavirus pandemic discount on their monthly internet bill. More than 800 internet providers are participating in the program, including AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile and Verizon. Visit the Get Emergency Broadband site [...] Read More

ISANA Academies Will Begin Using SchoolMessenger

Dear ISANA Families, ISANA Academies is adding a new communication platform through SchoolMessenger to send important information to families and staff through phone calls, emails, and text messages. To comply with wireless carrier requirements and protect against unsolicited text messages, you will receive a text message on Friday evening, May 14, on the wireless cell [...] Read More

A Statement from our CEO Regarding the Derek Chauvin Verdict

(Statement in English and Spanish) April 20, 2021 Hello ISANA Family, “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Oslo, Norway, 1964 Today, jurors reached a […]

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Join the ISANA Academies’ Girl Scouts and Be a Part of a Members-Only Virtual Event Featuring Former First Lady Michelle Obama

(Application) This spring, the Girl Scouts is collaborating with Penguin Random House and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama to introduce the Becoming Me program, inspired by themes from Mrs. Obama’s Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers.  Through the program, our scholars will have an opportunity to unlock the power of their unique stories and embark […]

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LA County Public Health is Urging Families to Avoid Non-essential Travel During Spring Break

Good evening families, With the start of Spring Break just days away, we want to take this opportunity to re-emphasize that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) still has a travel advisory in place that encourages LA County residents to avoid all non-essential travel and stay within 120 miles of their […]

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An Important Message from our CEO Regarding In-Person Instruction

Letter Regarding In-Person Instruction/Carta sobre el regreso a instrucción en persona – English and Spanish FAQ/Preguntas Frecuentes – English and Spanish Friday, March 19, 2021 Hello ISANA Families, I hope this message finds you well.  In lieu of our weekly Friday newsletter, please read this comprehensive message with information regarding our return to in-person instruction. […]

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ISANA’s Middle School Scholars to Get an Exclusive Look into the Magical World of Walt Disney Imagineering

TOMORROW, Friday, March 5, all of ISANA’s middle school students will have an opportunity to participate in an exclusive webinar and listen to a diverse group of Walt Disney Imagineers candidly share how they found this career path and what inspires them to create magic every day. The webinar, entitled “Your Magical Walt Disney Imagineering Career,” […]

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