Author: Empower Generations

Empower Generations is a free public charter that supports pregnant and parenting teens to meet their individual goals through a whole-person, whole-family approach.
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Identifying and Dealing with Conflict

This week Ms. Jennifer’s class will look at issues of conflict in our own lives and discuss how we deal with these conflicts, especially ways that are not successful in Read more…

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In-Depth Graphic Novel Exploration

This week Ms. Jenna’s class begins to delve into the content of their graphic novels to analyze the story lines, the characters, and the major conflicts in the story. Learners Read more…

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‘Family Feud’ Presentation of Learning: Please Take Our Survey!

This is the last week of school for the semester, and this is when we have our POLs. One of our classes has been looking at conflict and immigration, which Read more…

Giving Tuesday
#GivingTuesday Is This Week, and We’re Participating!

#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019, and every day. This #GivingTuesday, people Read more…

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4th Annual Giving Celebration!

Please join us on Tuesday, December 8, at 5:30 PM for our virtual Giving Celebration. Due to COVID, we will be hosting a Zoom meeting. Please register to be able Read more…

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4th Annual Giving Celebration!

Please join us on Tuesday, December 8, at 5:30 PM for our virtual Giving Celebration. Due to COVID, we will be hosting a Zoom meeting. Please register to be able Read more…

Online Learning Success
5 Ways to Set Up for Online Learning Success!

Originally published by iLEAD Online Learning online has many benefits. Flexibility in where and when you learn and the ability to design your own learning space are two of them. Read more…

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A Message from the Director

Hello Learners and Families, On July 1, I was honored to become the new program director for Empower Generations (EG). I had nearly a decade of experience in education, having Read more…

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A Mile in Their Shoes

Join us for a 21-day walking challenge! By joining the challenge, you commit to going on a walk each day and learning more about Black history! Please fill out the Read more…

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A Mile in Their Shoes

Our journey to health and knowledge is underway! Join us in daily walks while we learn about Black history. Please email Ms. Jeanette if you would like to be added Read more…

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Advisory: Victory Garden

This week we are continuing with gardening lessons. We have some green onions growing, which can be done by cutting off the white ends of the green onions and placing Read more…

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Advisory: Victory Garden

Each week in Ms. Jennifer’s advisory, learners are making discoveries about growing food from food they’ve already bought. Green onions are the easiest things to grow. Just cut the ends Read more…

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Advisory: Victory Garden

Each week in advisory we are learning about growing food from food we’ve already bought. This week we’re talking about raised gardens, which are a great way to garden in Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

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Advisory: Why, Who, and How

WHY Advisory is the hub of who we are and provides an opportunity to support personal growth and build relationships. This year, we will build upon FOUR PILLARS: Learn to Read more…

Empower Generations Charter School
All Learners Returning in 2020-2021: Re-enrollment Forms Coming Soon!

Dear Families, Starting this week, we will be asking all returning learners’ families to complete their re-enrollment forms for the 2020-2021 school year. This will require several steps, and we’ll Read more…

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Announcing FREE Breakfast & Lunch for All Learners + HDC Form

We are thrilled to announce that we will be serving breakfast this year AND through the Summer Seamless Program, we will serve both breakfast and lunch for FREE to every Read more…

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Announcing the iLEAD Student Support Counseling Page & Spring Lunch Bunch!

Dear Empower Generations learners, The iLEAD Student Support team is excited to bring you new resources and the return of Lunch Bunch! Please come check out our brand-new counseling page! Read more…

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Annual Giving Celebration This Thursday!

Come join us Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for our annual Giving Celebration! CHP has been working with Toys for Tots to help provide a holiday celebration for our Read more…

Antelope Valley College Tour
Antelope Valley College Tour

Who: Seniors When: Thursday, October 24th Time: Vans will be leaving at 9:15 a.m. and we will return at 2 p.m. Notes: Please make sure your learner brings money for Read more…

Empower Generations Free Food Benefits
Apply for Free Food Benefits

As you know, we are serving grab-and-go meals each weekday. In addition, you may be eligible to receive $365 per child to help feed your family. Because schools are closed Read more…

Empower Generations Free Food Benefits
Apply for Free Food Benefits

As you know, we are serving grab-and-go meals each weekday. In addition, you may be eligible to receive $365 per child to help feed your family. Because schools are closed Read more…

Dreamup To Space
Apply to Join a DreamUp to Space Launch Team!

Empower Generations / Innovation Studios’ learners are invited to apply to join one of two DreamUp to Space Launch Teams, featuring experiments designed by learners at SCVi and iLEAD Exploration! Read more…

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Apply to Join a DreamUp to Space Launch Team!

Empower Generations / Innovation Studios’ learners are invited to apply to join one of two DreamUp to Space Launch Teams, featuring experiments designed by learners at SCVi and iLEAD Exploration! Read more…

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Art and Activism!

Art makes us human. It is a reflection of our deeper selves and a universal connection to others. Through music, pictures, and dance, we speak our truths. Empower Generations invites Read more…

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Art at Home

Over the last few weeks, Ms. Tanya has challenged learners to create art at home using everyday objects laying around the house. Luis Campos created a simple yet unexpected image Read more…

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Art at Home

Over the last few weeks, Ms. Tanya has challenged learners to create art at home using everyday objects lying around the house.  Mark Delgado submitted a creative art interpretation of Read more…

Art Club Resuming!
Art Club Resuming!

Art Club resumes Friday, February 5, at noon! Please join us as we explore new mediums and activities. Ideas for the semester include polymer clay, acrylic painting techniques, and watercolor! Read more…

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Art Club with Ms. Jeanette: Creation for Destruction!

Art Club is going to start a new series of projects called “Creation for Destruction!” This series of activities will explore creating just to create! The works we create will Read more…

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Art Club with Ms. Jeanette: Creativity Corner

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” —Maya Angelou Feeling stuck in an artistic rut? Battling writer’s block? Try one of our art challenges Read more…

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Art Club with Ms. Jeanette: Passing Portraits

Art Club is continuing our series titled Creation for Destruction! In this series we are focusing on enjoying the process of creation rather than the product. We are seeking to Read more…

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Art Club: Creation to Destruction – Coffee Crafts

Join Art Club on our journey to connect to our creative processes! Each week we will be making an art piece that can disappear! The idea is to create for Read more…

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Art Opportunities: Art Gala & Congressional Art Competition

Please join the Art Club for two exciting opportunities! First, we have started planning for our Second Annual Art Gala! The Art Gala is a time to show off your Read more…

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Article: Achieve Your Greatness

As you begin another semester and a new year, we thought you might find inspiration in this article from Kindra Hall. “The truth is, you are a great storyteller. You Read more…

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Article: Courage and Power from Pain

We have found great inspiration in the work of author, speaker, and researcher Brene Brown, and hope you may find some encouragement in this interview she did with actress Viola Read more…

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Arts and Activism: Inspiring Change

Our Advisory activism unit has started! We began by researching current activists and writing them thank-you letters. Next, we will be taking weekly dives into social movements of the 20th Read more…

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At-Home Art Design Challenge

Over the next couple of weeks, Ms. Tanya has challenged learners to create art at home using everyday objects lying around the house. The first art design submitted was created Read more…

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Attention, Seniors! Scholarship Opportunity

iLEAD Education is proud to sponsor a scholarship program for the 2018-2019 school year. In support of lifelong learning, iLEAD Education has dedicated funds to be awarded to high school Read more…

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Attention, Seniors! Scholarship Opportunity

iLEAD Education is proud to sponsor a scholarship program for the 2018-2019 school year. In support of lifelong learning, iLEAD Education has dedicated funds to be awarded to high school Read more…

AV Baby Expo 2019
AV Baby Expo

We are proud to sponsor the 2019 AV Baby Expo to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. Please plan to join us at the AV Baby Expo on Saturday, August 4th, from Read more…

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Back to the Village Night

Join us Wednesday, September 4th from 5-7:00 pm. Learn more about upcoming projects, workshops, clubs, and sports! There will be 2 sessions offered. You can attend either session, but do Read more…

Back to the Village Night
Back to the Village Night

Join us Wednesday, September 4th from 5-7:00 pm. Learn more about upcoming projects, workshops, clubs, and sports! In addition, we are selling personalized water bottles to help keep down our Read more…

Bake Sale
Bake Sale

  Thank you to all who came and helped at the bake sale. We were able to raise significant funds to help host Prom for Empower Juniors and Seniors!

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Be the Change You Want to See

Mr. Isaac’s Workshop #2 is in full swing. This week we will be looking at songs and speeches and how they can be used to spread awareness about a topic. Read more…

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Beginning Our Novel Reading

In the upcoming week, learners will begin reading their graphic novels. Each class will have its own book, and to read it, they will have access online, as it is Read more…

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Black Breastfeeding Week

This week, we are celebrating and supporting Black Breastfeeding Week. We support all mothers in their choices of how they nourish their child. We also know that overwhelming evidence supports Read more…

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Black History Bootcamp

The 21-Day Challenge is underway! This challenge is a Black History Bootcamp where we’re learning about those who have come before us. Throughout this challenge, we’re committing to becoming healthier, Read more…

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Black History Month: Hero Spotlight

As Empower Generations continues to celebrate Black History Month, here is a learner’s Hero Spotlight:

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Boys’ Basketball: Go, Bobcats!

Our boys have been practicing each week and have shown off their hard work in some scrimmages.  Last Friday night, they played against Team Crush Basketball with doubles wins 34-22 Read more…

Breakfast and Lunch Program
Breakfast and Lunch Program at Empower Generations

We are serving both breakfast and lunch free to all children 18 years old and under (whether or not they are enrolled at our site) during the window of 9:00 Read more…

Breakfast and Lunch Program
Breakfast and Lunch Program at Empower Generations

We are serving both breakfast and lunch free to all children 18 years old and under (whether or not they are enrolled at our site) during the window of 9:00 Read more…

Breakfast and Lunch Program
Breakfast and Lunch Program at Empower Generations

We are serving both breakfast and lunch free to all children 18 years old and under (whether or not they are enrolled at our site) during the window of 9:00 Read more…

Breakfast and Lunch Program
Breakfast and Lunch Program at Empower Generations

We are serving both breakfast and lunch free to all children 18 years old and under (whether or not they are enrolled at our site) during the window of 9:00 Read more…

Breakfast and Lunch Program
Breakfast and Lunch Program at Empower Generations

We are serving both breakfast and lunch free to all children 18 years old and under (whether or not they are enrolled at our site) during the window of 9:00 Read more…

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Budgeting Basics

In Ms. Tanya’s workshop, learners are working on applying basic math principles to real-life financial applications. We are learning how to make change and calculating how much we are saving Read more…

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Budgeting: Prove Your Competency!

In Ms. Jenna’s third workshop, we are exploring how to budget for a vacation. There is a focus on real-life math skills as well as reading comprehension! Each week learners Read more…

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Build-A-Baby Workshop!

This week Ms. Susan’s learners are “building our babies”! Learners, check part one to find out what you are having, and then build your baby! Have a picture of your Read more…

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Building Budgets for a Vacation through History

Ms. Jenna’s third workshop has begun! In this third workshop, learners will integrate mathematics and social sciences as they develop a budget for a vacation through history! Learners will build Read more…

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California Healthy Youth Curriculum Survey

iLEAD Schools needs your input! Please view the attached letter to provide us with important feedback regarding the curriculum selection to comply with the California Healthy Youth Act.

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Calling All Artists: Enter a Movie Poster Design Contest!

Calling all our creative artists! Griffin Loch, a talented young filmmaker and 2020 SCVi grad, invites you to participate in a poster design contest for his film “A Spark in Read more…

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Car Seat Safety Workshop

Friday 11:00-12:30 We are thrilled to have Karen Apolinario back on-site as our Certified Car Seat Safety Technitian to work with our learners on some passion projects and on car Read more…

National School Choice Week
Celebrate National School Choice Week!

National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective education options for children and is the world’s largest celebration of opportunity in K-12 education. It’s a time when we showcase Read more…

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Celebrations

STAR STUDENTS: All of you are stars! GRATITUDE: Tanya, thank you for trying your best to adapt to such a different environment and introducing rigor with love and logic.  

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Celebrations

STAR STUDENTS: All of you are stars!   GRATITUDE: Stephanie, thank you for all of the hard work that you do behind the scenes to keep our school running smoothly.   Read more…

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Celebrations

STAR STUDENT: Congratulations to Terry for scoring above grade level on his MAP Math Assessment. GRATITUDE: To our Care Team member Danielle, thank you for always stepping in and handling difficult situations Read more…

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Celebrations

STAR STUDENTS: All of you are stars! GRATITUDE: Shaana, we appreciate the care and love that you provide to our learners. Thank you!    

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Check out our first set of workshops this semester!

Ms. Jeanette In Ms. Jeanette’s workshop, through a variety of integrated math and science lenses, learners are exploring the idea of where they come from. These lenses include DNA and Read more…

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Check out our first set of workshops this semester!

Ms. Jeanette In Ms. Jeanette’s workshop, through a variety of integrated math and science lenses, learners are exploring the idea of where they come from. These lenses include DNA and Read more…

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Check out our first set of workshops this semester!

Ms. Jeanette In Ms. Jeanette’s workshop, through a variety of integrated math and science lenses, learners are exploring the idea of where they come from. These lenses include DNA and Read more…

Cheer Club
Cheer Club

We would like to introduce the Empower Generations Bobcats Cheer Squad! Cheer practices are on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 2:30-4 p.m. Please sign up on our club board in the Read more…

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College Corner: College Expo & Scholarship Opportunities

Virtual California Black College Expo – February 19-20, 2021 The Virtual California Black College Expo is a two-day ONLINE experience for you to access colleges highlighting HBCUs (historically black colleges Read more…

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College Corner: College Expo & Scholarship Opportunities

Virtual California Black College Expo – February 19-20, 2021 The Virtual California Black College Expo is a two-day ONLINE experience for you to access colleges highlighting HBCUs (historically black colleges Read more…

Community Night
Community Night

Please join us April 6th from 5-7pm for a fun community night. Kids crafts, family game, and summer school information.

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Community Night

Thank you to Kris Nilsen and Penny Lane for joining us on our first Community Night! Kris shared valuable information about colleges, while Penny Lane shared their family resources. Our Read more…

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Community Night

Thanks to all who attended October’s Community Night! Mark your calendar for November 3rd from 6-8 for the next evening.

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Community Night: Fall Festival

Our next community night is Thursday, October 17th, from 5-7 p.m. Our first Fall Festival will be taking place in our courtyard.  Our site clubs would love for you to Read more…

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Congratulations, Class of 2021!

We are excited to announce our graduation ceremony for the class of 2021! Graduates, all your hard work has paid off. You’re almost to the finish line! Graduation is on Read more…

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County of LA Public Health: Voting Tips

LA County wants to ensure that voters can exercise their right safely during COVID-19. If you have underlying health conditions, make a plan and reduce your risk by either using the Read more…

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County of LA Public Health: Voting Tips

LA County wants to ensure that voters can exercise their right safely during COVID-19. If you have underlying health conditions, make a plan and reduce your risk by either using the Read more…

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COVID-19 Communications

Note: We will regularly update this page regarding our response to the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 Safety and Prevention Program 2021-22 School Year Communications Stay tuned. Free Breakfast and Lunch for Read more…

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Create Your Personal Schedule

Below is a blank template for you to use to create your schedule each week and practice time management skills.

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Creation Station!

Feeling bored? Have things to express? Join Ms. Jeanette’s Advisory on Fridays at noon to participate in art activities! This week the only supplies you will need are paper and Read more…

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Creativity at Its Finest

This week Mr. Isaac’s learners will flex their creativity muscles flex as they begin to work on their creatures. After all the brainstorming and pre-work comes the exciting next steps. Read more…

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Creativity Corner: The Shape of My Life

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can do.” —Arthur Ashe We’re coming up on one year of our safer-at-home orders. This year has been wild, Read more…

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Creativity Corner!

“Creativity is intelligence having fun” —Albert Einstein We love to see your minds at work and having fun! Creativity Corner is a place to showcase some of your own ideas Read more…

Creativity Takes Courage: Arts Clubs
Creativity Takes Courage: Arts Clubs

Join us in being brave and exploring our inner selves! We have two different opportunities for artists at Empower Generations. Our first arts opportunity is iPERFORM, our performing arts experience. Read more…

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Crime Scene Investigation Project Is Coming to a Close

This is our last week of our Crime Scene Investigation project for Ms. Susan’s learners. They will make their final decisions this week and put together their final presentations! Questions? Read more…

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Cruising through the Changes

During the third week of this Creating a Change Workshop, Mr. Isaac’s learners will be looking at social movements and their effects on change. We will be looking at what Read more…

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CSI Projects Are Underway!

Ms. Susan’s class has begun their CSI Project! This week, they had to do some internet research to find out how food poisoning, DNA, and the immune system work. Next, Read more…

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Dec. 6: Join Us for a Presentation of Learning

Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. Please join us to celebrate learners’ passion projects.  

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Depression Awareness

Offering support and asking for help are more important than ever. If you or someone you know is struggling, please reach out now. Depression and anxiety are a normal response Read more…

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Design Challenge #1: Create Your Own Musical Instruments and Make a Band!

This week, we are kicking off a series of design challenges! First up: we’re challenging you to create your own musical instruments at home and then create a family band! Read more…

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Design Challenge #2: Create a Rube Goldberg Machine!

This week, we’re challenging you to create a Rube Goldberg Machine! See below for all the details. Send your drawings, photos, and videos to Ms. Jeanette, and watch the Monday Read more…

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Design Challenge #2: Save Our Shores!

We all love the beach, but as summer comes to a close, it is important to remember that we need to care for the beach as well as visit it. Read more…

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Design Challenge #3: Disaster Strikes!

The times, they are a-changing! While it may be scary and new to live through a pandemic, human beings are exceptionally resilient and resourceful! This week’s design challenge is about Read more…

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Design Challenge #4: Creature Camera Camouflage

Many people’s lives have drastically changed over the last month. In the future, scientists and historians may want to look back on this time to see how people coped, survived, Read more…

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Design Challenge #5: Paper Plane Records

The Antelope Valley has been a world leader in aviation and aerospace technologies for the last fifty years. We are home to Edwards Air Force Base as well as major Read more…

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Design Challenge #6: Paper Plane Records

They say fate is written in the stars, but so is a lot of history! Constellations are areas where stars create recognizable patterns. These patterns have been named by humans Read more…

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Design Challenge #7: Build a Bird Feeder

The desert is a complex ecosystem full of more life than most people expect! However, with the urbanization of the desert, certain animal populations are growing much more rapidly than Read more…

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Design Challenge #8: Mad Scientists!

For our final design challenge, I challenge you to design your own experiment about something you have always wanted to learn! Go out and be curious!    

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Digital Citizenship Week and Virtual Book Club Kickoff

iLEAD California strives to foster a community where our learners are digital citizens. Being a good digital citizen is about understanding the best way to connect and collaborate with others. Read more…

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Digitally Distracted: Parenting in the Age of Technology

A FREE event intended to help parents understand and work with their children addicted to their electronic devices. Tom Kersting is a nationally renowned authority on mental health and the Read more…

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Do You Need Help with Laptops or Hotspots?

Laptops and hotspots are issued by Ms. Dani. If you are having problems with your laptop or are in need of a hotspot, please send an email to danielle.padilla@empowergenerations.org. Please Read more…

Empower Generations Charter School
Don’t Forget to Fill Out Your 2020-21 Re-enrollment Form from Pathways!

Dear Families, Two weeks ago, we sent an email via Pathways asking all returning families to complete their re-enrollment forms for the 2020-2021 school year. This requires several steps, and Read more…

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Don’t Forget to Fill Out Your 2020-21 Re-enrollment Form from Pathways!

Dear Families, Last week, we sent an email via Pathways asking all returning families to complete their re-enrollment forms for the 2020-2021 school year. This requires several steps, and we Read more…

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Don’t Forget to Re-Enroll to Save Your Seat for 2020-2021!

We hope you’re having a wonderful learning experience at Empower Generations/Innovation Studios! It’s been an incredible journey this school year, and we are looking forward to you continuing this journey Read more…

Donations for Teen Parents
Donations Needed – Support Our Teen Parents

Our teen parents are always in need of support. If you would like to help them through donations, items that are especially useful are Enfamil A.R. Formula, diapers of all Read more…

Donations for Teen Parents
Donations Needed – Support Our Teen Parents

Our teen parents are always in need of support. If you would like to help them through donations, items that are especially useful are Enfamil A.R. Formula, diapers of all Read more…

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Babies

We need baby items for our Empowered Babies! Please click here for the current list of items needed. If you have questions or would like to donate, please email stephanie.vasquez@empowergenerations.org.

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Babies

We need baby items for our Empowered Babies, and we are also currently accepting the following donations for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If Read more…

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Babies, and we are also currently accepting the following donations for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If Read more…

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Babies, and we are also currently accepting the following donations for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If Read more…

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If you have questions or would like to drop off donations, please email stephanie.vasquez@empowergenerations.org.

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If you have questions or would like to drop off donations, please email stephanie.vasquez@empowergenerations.org.

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If you have questions or would like to drop off donations, please email stephanie.vasquez@empowergenerations.org.

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Babies, and we are also currently accepting the following donations for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If Read more…

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If you have questions or would like to drop off donations, please email stephanie.vasquez@empowergenerations.org.

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Babies, and we are also currently accepting the following donations for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If Read more…

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Donations Needed for Our Empowered Families

We need baby items for our Empowered Babies, and we are also currently accepting the following donations for our Empowered Families. Please click here for our Amazon wish list! If Read more…

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DreamUp to Space!

Based on the results from Ms. Jeanette’s survey, we will start a Space Club on Thursday afternoons at 2:00 to participate in the DreamUp competition. The club will start the Read more…

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Drive-Thru Fall Festival

Join us on October 29 at 4:00 PM for second annual Fall Festival! Drive on by to see Empower Generations/Innovation Studios staff. Enjoy music, resources, goodies and a taco plate Read more…

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Drive-Thru Food Pantry at the Palmdale Family Resource Center

L.A. Care Health Plan and Antelope Valley Partners for Health are hosting a Drive-Thru Food Pantry at the Palmdale Family Resource Center. They do not want any families to go Read more…

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Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act

What this is… The California Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program to annually notify households about the Read more…

Income Tax Credit
Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act

What this is… The California Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program to annually notify households about the Read more…

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Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act Communication

Based on your annual earnings, you may be eligible to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit from the Federal Government (Federal EITC). The Federal EITC is a refundable federal income Read more…

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ELPAC Test Dates and Schedule

ELPAC tests include the following: Speaking – 30 min. (one-on-one) Listening – 35 min. Reading – 60 min. Writing – 65 min. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, April 13, Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Individualized Learning Plans

At the heart of the Empower Generations / Innovation Studios approach to learning is a firm belief that because every child is different, there is a great benefit in education Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Partnering with Home and Community

At Empower Generations / Innovation Studios, we don’t believe that education happens solely within the four walls of a school. On the contrary, we believe education that produces well-rounded children Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Project-Based Learning

Spend even just a few moments inquiring about Empower Generations / Innovation Studios’ approach to education, and one of the first things you’ll hear about is project-based learning, or PBL. Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Real-World Experiences

Empower Generations emphasizes 21st-century skills and preparing learners for the work world, and tangible experiences help elevate the learning process. Examples include our DreamUp to Space challenges, where teams of Read more…

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Empower Generations & Innovation Studios Present: Zo0m Tru+h C@p$ule: 2045

Zo0m Tru+h C@p$ule: 2045 An original performance written and performed by the learners of Empower Generations Innovation Studios. For the past three months, learners from Empower Generations and Innovation Studios Read more…

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Empower Generations Back to School 2020-21

Welcome to the 2020-21 school year, Empower Generations/Innovation Studios Families! Here are a few reminders: August 19-21: Computer Device Checkout, 8:00 – 11:00 AM  August 21: Meet the Facilitator via Read more…

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Empower Generations Bake Sale

Please consider supporting these amazing learners as they raise funds for prom! Nothing says support like the community coming together for a great cause! We will be providing goodies like Read more…

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Empower Generations Charter School Culture: Whole-Child Development

Last week we introduced the importance of social-emotional learning at Empower Generations Charter School. Social-emotional learning is integral to our whole-child educational approach.  A whole-child mind-set means that we are Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Building 21st-Century Skills

At Empower Generations / Innovation Studios, what’s important is not only ensuring learners are receiving an academically well-rounded education but also that they have the tools they need to succeed Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Curiosity

“Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” — Golda Meir Within the Empower Generations education model, we believe kids are Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Gratitude

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Grit

What does it take to really succeed? Some might call it drive or determination. At Empower Generations, we like to call it grit, and it is a crucial component of Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Grit

What does it take to really succeed? Some might call it drive or determination. At Empower Generations, we like to call it grit, and it is a crucial component of Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Growth Mindset

At Empower Generations, we believe when kids learn how to face challenges, they grow into leaders. As part of our emphasis on social-emotional learning (SEL), we believe it’s important to Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Optimism

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is one of the core elements of the Empower Generations approach to education. Through social-emotional learning, learners understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Purpose

“The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Living with purpose.” The phrase Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Self-Control

By definition, social-emotional learning (SEL) helps kids tap into their emotions and how they affect what they do. So it should follow that an essential component of SEL is an Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Zest

“Enthusiasm is the electricity of life.” —Gordon Parks Central to the Empower Generations approach to project-based learning is a belief that education works best when it’s energetic. Rather than being Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Learner-Led Conferences

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” — Plutarch An important component of Empower Generations’ approach to project-based learning is empowering kids to Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Social-Emotional Learning

In our approach to education at Empower Generations, we emphasize methods that foster learners’ social-emotional learning. Social-emotional learning is the process through which learners understand and manage emotions, set and Read more…

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Empower Generations Distance Learning Survey from Panorama Education

On April 27, we will be sending a brief survey to gain insight into your perception of our school’s effectiveness during distance learning. We need your feedback in order to Read more…

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Empower Generations Family Meetings Coming Soon!

Agenda: Meraki Mind Current & future project cycles Learner presentations Returning to campus Q&A Please join us at one of the following meeting times: Thursday, March 25, at 5:00 PM Read more…

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Empower Generations in the News: Charter school helps out with ‘pop-up’ closet event

“LANCASTER — Empower Generations Innovation Studios charter school held its first ‘pop-up’ closet Friday afternoon.” Click here for the story at Antelope Valley Press!

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Empower Generations In the News: iLEAD Schools Creating Authentic, High Quality Project-Based Learning Environments

We’re honored to be featured in Getting Smart! “iLEAD offers different programs and avenues for all students K-12. One of these unique programs is Empower Generations that began as a Read more…

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Empower Generations Incorporates Competency-Based Approaches for Greater Skill Mastery and Personalization

By Michael Niehoff  Education Content Coordinator at iLEAD Schools Since formal education has existed, we have often wrestled with what the goals or outcomes are supposed to be and how Read more…

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Empower Generations Learner Birthday Announcements!

We love what you love, and what’s better than celebrating your birthday? Happy birthday from the staff at Empower Generations!

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Empower Generations Learners Partner with Local Entrepreneurs

By Michael Niehoff Education Content Coordinator, iLEAD Schools When learners adopt and embrace an entrepreneurial mind-set, they develop a way of thinking that empowers them to overcome challenges, be decisive Read more…

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Empower Generations Learners Take Civic Action through ‘Creating a Difference Project’

By Michael Niehoff Education Content Coordinator, iLEAD Schools Many educators believe civic education, engagement and activism are vital aspects of learning and maintaining a healthy democracy. All over the country, Read more…

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Empower Generations May Birthdays!

We love what you love, and what’s better than celebrating your birthday? Happy birthday from the staff at Empower Generations!

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Empower Generations Photography Showcase

Throughout our last project cycle, learners have been using photography techniques including forced perspective, mood, and atmosphere to create unique photographs. Please enjoy a sampling of our artists’ beautiful work!

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Empower Generations to Perform in Lancaster City Christmas Parade

We are participating in our first community event! On December 7, we will be part of the Lancaster City Christmas Parade! We will be teaming up with iSPIRIT from iLEAD Read more…

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Empower Generations to Perform in Lancaster City Christmas Parade

We are participating in our first community event! On December 7, we will be part of the Lancaster City Christmas Parade! We will be teaming up with iSPIRIT from iLEAD Read more…

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Empower Generations’ iPERFORM Embraces the Arts in Social-Emotional Learning

By Michael Niehoff Education Content Coordinator, iLEAD Schools High-quality project-based learning begins with learners addressing real-world problems. Typically, we look externally for problems to address. However, we can also start Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn and grow while we play? For the next few weeks we will be exploring the different types of play Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

Empowered Babies
Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? Empowered Babies are having so much fun this week learning about shapes and textures Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? Empowered Babies are having so much fun this week learning about more sensory activities Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

Empowered Babies
Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

Empowered Babies
Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn and grow while we play? For the next few weeks we will be exploring the different types of play Read more…

Empowered Babies
Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies: New Facilitator!

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Babies: New Facilitator!

Driving Question: How can we use our senses to explore, learn, and grow while we play? We will continue exploring the different types of play with our babies in addition Read more…

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Empowered Connections

Field Trip to Antelope Valley College Learners took a tour of Antelope Valley College. They were able to speak to professors, ask students questions, and engage in the air-conditioning, refrigeration, Read more…

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Empowered Families

This week, our Empowered Babies explored a variety of sensory play, from sticky contact paper to outside water play, and even a super cool sensory wall.   Here are 5 reasons Read more…

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Empowered Families

We had a special visitor from our sister school, iLEAD Lancaster, come read stories in the Empowered Babies room this week.  Peer to peer reading! Let us know if you Read more…

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Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

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Empowered Families Need Donations

Thank you to those who have made recent donations. Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative. We are in need of donations to support our learner programs. Current needs Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Thank you to those who have made recent donations. Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative. We are in need of donations to support our learner programs. Current needs Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

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Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keep our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

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Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Thank you to those who have made recent donations. Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative. We are in need of donations to support our learner programs. Current needs Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

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Empowered Families Need Donations

Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative.  Current needs include: Different-colored sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape (duct, painter’s, masking, scotch); we’re open to colored or patterned, too Sprinkles Glycerin Baby Read more…

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Empowered Families Needed Donations

We are in need of donations to support our learner programs. Current needs include: Large and small Ziploc bags Two cookie sheets  Cupcake tray Different color sheer fabric Sandpaper  Tape Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Needed Donations

We are in need of donations to support our learner programs. Current needs include: Large and small Ziploc bags Two cookie sheets Cupcake tray Different color sheer fabric Sandpaper Tape Read more…

Empower Generations Donations
Empowered Families Needed Donations

Thank you to those who have made recent donations. Donated items keeps our curriculum fresh and innovative. We are in need of donations to support our learner programs. Current needs Read more…

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End-of-the-School-Year Encouragement from Student Support

Never look back and feel guilty for a place you are now. Instead, it’s more productive to have a plan for now and reflect on how to strategize better in Read more…

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Engineering and Design Classes Celebrate Engineers’ Week!

This week the Engineering and Design classes celebrated Engineers’ Week with lab challenges! All cohorts participated in a Water Rocket Lab led by a guest engineer from Lockheed Martin. Learners Read more…

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English and Imagery

This semester Ms. Jennifer will be helping learners build their skills in English, reading, and comprehension, as well as their knowledge of history and social justice issues through graphic novels Read more…

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English Language Arts: Conflict and Resolution

Ms. Jennifer’s class has begun reading our novels. We’ve been looking into the path the stories will take and what conflicts the characters may run into. We’ve been journaling what Read more…

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English Learner Updates Newsletters from California Dept. of Education

Click below for newsletters with the latest information and resources regarding English learner education and distance learning from the California Department of Education English Learner Support Division: English Learner Updates Read more…

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Enjoy Empower Generations’ Second Annual Art Gala from Home!

Empower Generations is proud to present our Second Annual Art Gala! The Art Gala is a chance for learners to showcase their talents, feelings, and growth. This year the art Read more…

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Enrollment Info

Now Enrolling! Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is open. Know someone who would benefit from a safe, personalized, FUN, education?  School hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Office Read more…

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Entertainment Spotlight!

ASB would like to introduce Entertainment Spotlight! Check out the latest movies, shows and music hand-picked by our learners and staff! Movie pick of the week: Onward (Disney+) Song of Read more…

Empower Generations Entertainment Spotlight
Entertainment Spotlight!

ASB would like to introduce Entertainment Spotlight! Check out the latest movies, shows and music hand-picked by our learners and staff! Movie pick of the week: The Mitchells vs. the Read more…

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Examining Genetic Probability

This week Ms. Susan’s class will further examine their Genetics Survey Data to find the probability of passing on traits related to food choices. They’ll use Punnett Squares to figure Read more…

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Experience Matters: Why Competency-Based Education Will Not Replace Seat Time

This is a selection from a longer article by Johann N. Neem, associate professor of history at Western Washington University. Click here to read the entire piece. There is a Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: Habit 3 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. You can find more articles by clicking here.  This week, Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: Habit 4 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach.  “In the long run, if it isn’t a win for Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: Habit 5 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. They say communication is key, but if we lack understanding Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: Habit 6 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. Whether in the classroom, the workplace, relationships, or life in Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: Habit 7 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. So here we are. We’ve explored six of the seven Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What Does “iLEAD” Mean?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. We are proud to be a part of iLEAD Schools. Read more…

Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘A’ in ‘iLEAD’?
Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘A’ in ‘iLEAD’?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of iLEAD’s educational philosophy and approach.  “The arts…are all keys that unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment.” Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘D’ in ‘iLEAD’?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of iLEAD’s educational philosophy and approach.  “What will make someone successful is your relentless capacity to innovate, Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘E’ in ‘iLEAD’?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of iLEAD’s educational philosophy and approach.  “If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘i’ in ‘iLEAD’?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. We are proud to be a part of iLEAD Schools. Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘L’ in ‘iLEAD’?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. We are proud to be a part of iLEAD Schools. Read more…

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Exploring Ethics at Empower Generations

This week in Getting to Know Your Country and Getting to Know Your World, we started discussing ethics with a focus on the death penalty. There have been some great Read more…

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Exploring the Empower Generations Culture: Habit 1 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. Last week, we introduced a vital element of Empower Generations’ approach to Read more…

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Exploring the Empower Generations Culture: Habit 2 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. You can find more articles by clicking here.  When was Read more…

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Exploring the Empower Generations Culture: The 7 Habits

Happy New Year! We hope your 2020 is off to a good start. As we head into the second half of the school year, we’re happy to introduce a new Read more…

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Facilitator Spotlight – Mrs. Scott (Counselor)

What is something that people would be surprised to know about you? Mrs. Scott has loved camping and has been camping every year since the age of three. What is Read more…

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Facilitator Spotlight: Mrs. Brown (School Director)

What is something that you are passionate about? I am passionate about charter schools, research on demoralization, and pregnant and parenting teens. How has Empower Generations changed your perception of Read more…

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Facilitator Spotlight: Mrs. Howard (SPED Paraprofessional)

What is something that people would be surprised to know about you? Ms. Tasheba Howard has a B.A in Child Development, a minor in Family Studies, and she is currently Read more…

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Facilitator Spotlight: Mrs. Vasquez (Office Manager)

What is something that people would be surprised to know about you? Mrs. Vasquez went skydiving when she was 19. What is something that you are passionate about? Mrs. Vasquez Read more…

Facilitator Spotlight
Facilitator Spotlight: Ms. Elayne Woods

What is something that people would be surprised to know about you? Ms. Elayne Woods has been teaching Zumba and cycling for 8 years. What is something that you are Read more…

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Facilitator Spotlight: Ms. Fornelli (Humanities Teacher)

What is something that people would be surprised to know about you? Ms. Fornelli is fluent in French and has a French law degree. What is something that you are Read more…

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Fall Festival Was a Success!

Our learners raised over $300 for their clubs and we had over 100 people attend!  Great job, learners!

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Family & Friends Virtual Paint Night to Benefit DreamUp Launch Teams

Wednesday, April 21 5:30 PM PT Benefiting our current DreamUp to Space Launch Teams from across the network, who are preparing for the spring launch of their experiments to the Read more…

Virtual Paint Night for Dreamup to Space
Family & Friends Virtual Paint Night to Benefit DreamUp Launch Teams

Wednesday, April 21 5:30 PM PT  Benefiting our current DreamUp to Space Launch Teams from across the network, who are preparing for the spring launch of their experiments to the Read more…

February 2nd Community Night
February 2nd Community Night

This is an important evening to discuss 2nd semester, clarify school expectations and support, and prepare for an exciting semester! All learners and family members should attend.

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Feeling Crafty? Join The Online Art Club

Join the virtual Art Club Friday afternoons at 3:30 in Ms. Jeanette’s zoom link. We will be focusing on art that can be made with household supplies. However, Ms. Jeanette Read more…

Online Art Club Empower Generations
Feeling Crafty? Join The Online Art Club

Join the virtual Art Club Friday afternoons at 3:30 in Ms. Jeanette’s zoom link. We will be focusing on art that can be made with household supplies. However, Ms. Jeanette Read more…

Food Benefits Empower Generations
Food Benefits Available: Is Your Current Address on File?

The California Department of Social Services, in collaboration with the California Department of Education is administering the federal P-EBT program in response to COVID-19-related school closures. P-EBT provides food benefits Read more…

Foodie Friday
Foodie Friday

Last Friday was Pastaluck! Our learners explored a variety of pastas, sauces, meats, and cheese to make a DELICIOUS MEAL! Have a culinary talent you would like to share with Read more…

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Foodie Friday

This week for Foodie Friday we made delicious nachos!  Learners diced and sliced a variety of veggies as toppings.  Feelin’ hungry? Come Join us for Foodie Friday!

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Foodie Friday

Last Friday was Teriyaki Chicken Bowls!  Thank you, Kristopher Yu, for bringing in Korean Rice. Our learners diced chicken, chopped veggies, and cooked the rice to mix with some delicious Read more…

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Foodie Friday Vibes

Last week, our learners collaborated in flipping flapjacks, scrambling farm fresh eggs, and of course we enjoyed the sizzling sounds of bacon. The aroma of breakfast filled our site! Please Read more…

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Fractions Mini Project Is Underway!

Math is just as much a part of Ms. Susan’s workshops as science is! The Fractions Mini Project is up and running. In this project, learners are creating a Google Read more…

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Free Breakfast & Lunch Pick-Up: Summer Schedule

June 28-July 23 at Empower Generations Through the Summer Seamless Program, we will provide meals at no charge for learners enrolled in our summer session. Our meal service will be Read more…

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Free Breakfast & Lunch Pick-Up: Summer Schedule

June 28-July 23 at Empower Generations Through the Summer Seamless Program, we will provide meals at no charge for learners enrolled in our summer session. Our meal service will be Read more…

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Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

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Free Breakfast and Lunch

Based on the recent announcement from the USDA, we are excited to announce the return of the Summer Seamless Program, free meals to all. All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

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Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Drive up to the front gate Monday-Friday, 8:00-9:00 AM, to receive your FREE grab-and-go breakfast and lunch. Mask is required. Parents and guardians picking up meals for their child will Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Drive up to the front gate Monday-Friday, 8:00-9:00 AM, to receive your FREE grab-and-go breakfast and lunch. Mask is required. Parents and guardians picking up meals for their child will Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Based on the recent announcement from the USDA, we are excited to announce the return of the Summer Seamless Program, free meals to all. All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast and Lunch Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast and Lunch

Free Breakfast and Lunch Served at iLEAD Lancaster   All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate in the Summer Seamless Program at iLEAD Lancaster to receive Read more…

Free Breakfast Empower Generations
Free Breakfast Served Monday through Friday

All Empower Generations / Innovation Studios families are invited to participate to receive free breakfast each day at iLEAD Lancaster. iLEAD Lancaster will be providing free breakfast and lunch to Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

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Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Ralphs Community Rewards
Free Fundraising! Link Your Ralphs Rewards Card to Empower Generations

Empower Generations is active in the Ralphs Community Rewards program. Please link your rewards card to Empower Generations. The more you shop with Ralphs with your rewards card, the more Read more…

Free Learning Resources
Free Learning Resources for Empowered Families

We hope you’re enjoying your remote learning! Click here for the schedule for our ongoing virtual school. Are you also looking for some enriching activities and learning opportunities for your Read more…

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Free, Discounted Bus Rides

Empower Generations has partnered with Antelope Valley Transit. If you would like to receive discounted TAP cards, you can sign up for the LIFE Program. You can either sign up Read more…

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Free, Discounted Bus Rides

Empower Generations has partnered with Antelope Valley Transit.  If you would like to receive discounted TAP cards, you can sign up for the LIFE Program.  You can either sign up Read more…

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Friendsgiving Team-Building Activity

Ms. Shanna has put together a fun team-building event for Thursday, November 21, at 10:50 a.m. Please see her to reserve your spot. There are only 15 available!

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Fun Fact: National All Is Ours Day

National All Is Ours Day is observed each year on April 8th. The meaning of this day is looked at in different ways. National All Is Ours Day can be Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Awkward Moments Day

On March 18th, we recognize National Awkward Moments Day. This is an annual day that every person can relate to as we have all had our awkward moments from time Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Blueberry Pancake Day

At breakfast on Jan. 28, add a few blueberries to your pancake, flapjack, or hotcake, because it’s National Blueberry Pancake Day. The early pancakes consisted mostly of flour and milk Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Chocolate-Covered Nut Day

National Chocolate Covered Nut Day is observed each year on February 25th. It is a day for the delicious crunchy nut to be enjoyed once it has been covered in Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Earth Day

National Earth Day is observed each year on April 22. National Earth Day is held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Every year around the world, Earth Day organizers promote Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Grammar Day

National Grammar Day is observed across the United States each year on March 4th. According to Global Language Monitor, the estimated number of words in the English language is 1,025,109. Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Lobster Newburg Day

March 25th is designated as National Lobster Newburg Day. Lobster Newburg is an American seafood dish made with lobster, butter, cream, cognac, sherry, eggs, and cayenne pepper. It is an Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Make a Friend Day

Always observed on February 11th, National Make-A-Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet someone new and make a new friendship. Friends serve a vital role in everyone’s lives. They Read more…

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Fun Fact: National One Cent Day

What do Benjamin Franklin, the phrase “mind your business”, and April 1 all have in common? The answer is the penny, which we recognize on National One Cent Day. The Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Peace Rose Day

Each year on April 29th, we recognize National Peace Rose Day. The day is set aside to honor the “Peace” rose, a well-known and fruitful garden rose. The light yellow Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Rescue Dog Day

On May 20, National Rescue Dog Day recognizes all the benefits of allowing a four-legged canine to adopt you into their immeasurably lovable life. According to the ASPCA, approximately 3.3 Read more…

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Fun Fact: National Thank A Mail Carrier Day

There is mail in your mailbox six days a week, so let’s take time out of our day to thank the mail carrier who is responsible for getting it there! Read more…

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Fun Fact: Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day is a federal U.S. holiday observed on the third Monday in February. This day is set aside by more and more of America’s population to honor all of Read more…

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Fun Fact: School Principals Day

On May 1, remember to take the time to thank the educational leaders of the school on School Principals Day. Throughout the school year, these educators assume the commitment to Read more…

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Fun Field Trip to MOAH (Museum of Art and History)

Our learners enjoyed spending time at our local art and history museum reflecting and enhancing their journal writing!

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Genetics Survey!

Ever wonder why some people like cilantro, and some say it tastes like soap? Do you like sweets, or are you a salty person? Does pineapple belong on pizza? Ms. Read more…

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Get to Know Your Empower Generations/Innovation Studios Student Support Team

Tasheba “Sheba” Howard Testing Coordinator, Care Team Member, Advisor Where do you live, and how long have you worked here? I live in Lancaster and have been working here since Read more…

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Getting Creative with Businesses

After deciding what businesses to intern with, Mr. Isaac’s learners are now tasked with creating two logos. This may take time and brainstorming, since creativity is the key component. Learners Read more…

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Getting Ready for Back to School

Hello, families, and welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!  We hope you’ve been enjoying some time off together this summer and keeping cool. We’re looking forward to returning to campus Read more…

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Getting Ready for Our POLs

As next week is the last week before Winter Break, learners are working on projects, which they will present in their POLs on Wednesday, December 16, and Thursday, December 17.  Read more…

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Giving Celebration

Mark your calendar! And note the time change!

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Go Green Club Working in the Community

Our Go Green Club presented their courtyard beautification plan to our School Site Property Manager last week. The mutual goal is to work together with other community members, including Home Read more…

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Graduation

Empower Generations is proud to be supporting 8 amazing seniors and 5 amazing babies/toddlers in their goal to graduate this June. Please send them your best thoughts! As part of Read more…

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Graduation

We are proud to present our 2019 Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, June 6th, at 6 p.m. in iLEAD Lancaster’s Village (254 East Avenue K-4 Lancaster CA 93535). Ticket information is Read more…

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Gratitude

I truly appreciate each and every one of YOU!      

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Gratitude Week Project

Ms. Susan wishes everyone a safe and healthy week off! During this time off, learners have a voluntary project they can do. They have a choice between cooking a family Read more…

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Happy Presidents Day!

In observance of Presidents Day, we will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19. Happy Presidents Day!

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Have You Filled Out the Multipurpose Family Income Form?

If you’ve already filled out the form, thank you so much! If you haven’t had a chance yet, please read on to learn how EVERYONE’s participation will benefit our school. Read more…

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Have You Filled Out the Multipurpose Family Income Form?

If you’ve already filled out the form, thank you so much! If you haven’t had a chance yet, please read on to learn how EVERYONE’s participation will benefit our school. Read more…

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Have You Filled Out the Multipurpose Family Income Form?

If you’ve already filled out the form, thank you so much! If you haven’t had a chance yet, please read on to learn how EVERYONE’s participation will benefit our school. Read more…

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Have You Filled Out the Multipurpose Family Income Form?

If you’ve already filled out the form, thank you so much! If you haven’t had a chance yet, please read on to learn how EVERYONE’s participation will benefit our school. Read more…

Free STEM Field Study
Hello Future Free STEM Field Study

This event on October 24th will include over 100-plus interactive exhibition stands built in partnership with YoMo. The experiences will ENGAGE young woman and show them how STEM applies in Read more…

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Hello! It’s Me, Art Telephone!

Creation Station, our Art Club, has started a project to explore and develop our voices as artists! We are working collaboratively to analyze art and create new pieces inspired by Read more…

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Holi-YAY Office Hours

Hello, everyone. Our office hours over Winter Break will be via Zoom! This way we can all remain safe and you can get the help you need. Office hours will Read more…

MLK Day
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day of Service

Dear Empower Generations Family, We find great inspiration in the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., who dedicated his life to the work of love, justice, true peace, and mercy. This Read more…

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Hustle Up: Tips for Teen Entrepreneurs

You want to make some money but don’t know how. In Mr. Antwan’s class, we will talk about various ways to make money no matter how old you are! We Read more…

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iLEAD Aerospace is Out of This World

Did you know that iLEAD Student Aerospace projects are so out of this world they have their own website? Click here to visit the ISAP website and stay up to date with Read more…

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iLEAD Family Resource Helpline

We want to thank you for all you do for your children. Our lives have been shaken and changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. No matter what you’re feeling and experiencing, Read more…

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iLEAD Family Resource Helpline

The iLEAD Family Resource helpline is available to you, toll free, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Dial 833-610-0700.

iLEAD Family Resource Helpline
iLEAD Family Resource Helpline

The iLEAD Family Resource helpline is available to you, toll free, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Dial 833-610-0700.

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iLEAD Schools 2018 Staff Retreat

As part of preparing for the new school year, our team joined the rest of iLEAD California for an inspiring all-staff retreat on Aug. 13 and 14. This retreat was an important opportunity for Read more…

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iLEAD Student Aerospace Project: Science Accelerator Mission 2019-20

“What are the products and innovations necessary to develop in order to survive, flourish and sustain life away from our home planet?” Learners have the opportunity to work in virtual Read more…

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iLEAD Students Prepare for Launch to Space Station

A team of iLEAD students is preparing to send a science experiment aboard the SpaceX-16 Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) scheduled to launch on December 4. Read more…

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Important Message about Attendance

The attendance rate at Empower Generations has decreased by 90%. Encouraging regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways you can prepare your learner for success — both Read more…

Social Emotional Learning
Important Message about Social Emotional Learning

5 Ways to Incorporate SEL in High School Editor’s Note: This is an article by Jill Fletcher, a poet, AVID college readiness teacher, and writer for Edutopia (where this piece Read more…

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In the Lab

Learners made discoveries in the lab this week. Their driving questions were as follows: Cohort B: How can we determine how to neutralize household acids? Cohort C: How does an Read more…

Competency Based Learning
In the News: Competency-Based Approaches Focus On Skills, Relevancy and Personalization

“At iLEAD Schools—a collaborative of charter schools in California, Colorado, Hawaii and Ohio who are project-based—they are aggressively working to redesign the learner experience and are counting on competency-based approaches being Read more…

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Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)

We value the idea that we need a road map in order to have a successful journey! Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) meetings are September 13th, 19th, 20th, 27th. Empower Generations Read more…

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Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)

We value the idea that we need a road map in order to have a successful journey! Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) meetings are September 13th, 19th, 20th, 27th. Empower Generations Read more…

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Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)

We value the idea that we need a road map in order to have a successful journey! Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) meetings are September 19th, 20th, 27th. Empower Generations embraces Read more…

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Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)

ILPs help us as a team (learner, family, Guide) to develop learning goals and social emotional goals for the school year. Together we talk about how our personal strengths and Read more…

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Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)

We value the idea that we need a road map in order to have a successful journey! Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) meetings are September 13th, 19th, 20th, 27th.

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Inspiration for Our Empowered Kids: Mud Kitchen Fun!

By Nicole Huguenin Director of Arts Integration and Play Maker, Maker Learning Network Are you running out of ideas to entertain your Empowered Kids at home? We have just the Read more…

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Inspiring Images

In Ms. Tanya’s workshop, learners have researched and debated the effectiveness of the creation of vision boards using Jamboards. They are in the last stages of gathering inspiring images to Read more…

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Introducing Empower Generations Birth Announcements!

Empower Generations is proud to announce our new segment! We would like to spotlight our learners’ new additions to our Empowered Village!

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iPERFORM – Dialogue and Dramatic Expression!

iPERFORM, our drama and performing arts experience, has been working to tell our stories through arts. Last week we explored monologues, dialogues, and dramatic readings. Working with professional actors has Read more…

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iPERFORM, Do You?

iPERFORM, our performing arts experience, has started! Please join us every Thursday to learn techniques for performance as well as for taking control of your own narrative. We work with Read more…

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iPERFORM, Do You?

At Empower Generations / Innovation Studios, we have received a fully funded grant to start an arts program! Our program will be called iPERFORM and will focus on developing skills Read more…

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It Takes a Village: Creating an Inviting Environment for Teen Parents

In traditional societies, children were raised in a whole-village approach. Immediate and extended family, other mothers, kindly neighbors, and older children willingly helped new families adjust to the daily demands Read more…

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It’s Time for MAP Assessments

FALL 2020 MAP Schedule Location: Advisory                 Dates: Week 1: September 14-18 Week 2:  September 21-24 Time: 9:35-10:25 AM Make-up days: Fridays, September 18 and 25 We measure learners’ academic growth Read more…

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It’s Time to Re-Enroll!

We hope you’re having a wonderful learning experience at Empower Generations! It’s been an incredible journey this school year, and we are looking forward to you continuing this journey with Read more…

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It’s Time to Re-Enroll!

We hope you’re having a wonderful learning experience at Empower Generations! It’s been an incredible journey this school year, and we are looking forward to you continuing this journey with Read more…

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It’s Time to Return Technology

Attention, all learners and families! School is coming to a close, and it’s time to return all technology to Ms. Dani. This includes laptops, charging cables and hotspots. You can Read more…

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Joe Walker Middle School Food Distribution

Joe Walker Middle School (5632 W. Ave L8, Lancaster) is hosting a free food drive-through giveaway Tuesday, September 1, from 9 AM to noon. See below for details.  

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Join a Club at Empower Generations!

Are you bored? Need a new hobby? Want to hang with your pals and favorite facilitators? Pick a club to join and meet us there! Don’t see a club you’re Read more…

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Join a Club at Empower Generations!

Are you bored? Need a new hobby? Want to hang with your pals and favorite facilitators? Pick a club to join and meet us there! Don’t see a club you’re Read more…

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Join an Antelope Valley College Virtual Tour April 20

AVC is hosting a virtual tour for interested learners On April 20 from 3:00-5:00 PM. If you have any questions or want to join a virtual tour, please email Ms. Read more…

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Join Mr. Rob for a Group Workout Every Wednesday!

Join Mr. Rob every Wednesday for a full-body at-home workout. We will be going through a range of motions. We will encourage one another to stay fit in the midst Read more…

Empower Generations Basketball
Join Mr. Rob for a Group Workout on Wednesday!

Join Mr. Rob every Wednesday at 10 AM for a full-body at-home group workout. We will be going through a range of motions. We will encourage one another to stay Read more…

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Join Ms. Taylor’s Lunch Bunch!

  Every Monday from 11 AM to noon, Ms. Taylor is hosting a Lunch Bunch. Please join to ask questions related to credits, jobs, or graduation — or just to Read more…