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6th grade ambassador, Maria Nicasio, shares about  civic duties.

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All 6th graders wore their  LEAD shirt provided at our Flag Salute October 2019, by the City of La Puente.

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Students celebrating their first council meeting with root beer floats!

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LEAD speakers 2018.

*Photo credit for all the LEAD Photos: Mrs. Brown

LEAD- Life Experiences About Democracy

What is Kids LEAD?

Kids LEAD was designed and created by Mrs. Brown, our Grade 6 Workman Elementary Teacher and Mr. Nieto, now principal at Orange Grove Middle School. KidsLEAD (Life Experiences about Democracy) aims to empower students to participate in the democratic process while learning about community and government and being mentored through meaningful participation. LEADers in grade 6 will be attending City Council Meetings with their parents and reporting to the council on various topics. Students will have an opportunity to get to know La Puente's City leaders when they visit our school and attend functions like our recent Back to School Night. Students will have the chance to have their voices heard, participate in city Hall meetings, complete volunteer work, beautify the city, and much more.

Special Commendation from the Mayor of La Puente for LEAD
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Council Meeting Speakers 2019

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September Speaker, Ximena Brown.

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October Speaker, Yisong Lin.

Upcoming 2019-2020 LEAD Events

Future Monthly Council Meeting Dates at La Puente City Hall

Tuesdays at 6:50 pm

Nov. 13, Dec. 12, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 10, April 14, May 12

LEAD Meetings at La Puente City Hall

3:30 pm

Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 11, April 1, May 13

November 11  Veteran's Day Ceremony at La Puente City Hall

Monday 9 am

November 20  Turkey Trot at La Puente High School

Set up at 2:30 pm

3:30-5:15 pm

November 21 Adopt a Family Forms Due

December 19 Adopt a Family Gifts Due

December Tree Lighting-TBD

December Carol Singing TBD   

January 15 Youth in Government Day           

February 8 Health, Wellness, Safety Fair

10 am, Saturday, Sunset Elementary     

March 4 Mock City Council Meeting

9 am La Puente City Hall

 

April 25 Community Clean Up Day

9 am La Puente Park           

 

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LEAD students taking notes at the city council meeting.