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LAUSD Superintendent Beutner congratulating Mr. Upshaw for being inducted to the National Teacher's Hall of Fame.

LAUSD Administrators and School Board Members with Mr. Upshaw's 3rd grade students.

Vanalden's Annual Jog-a-Thon!

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our Jog-a-Thon such a success!

Jog-a-Thon

Jog-a-Thon

Mr. Upshaw in action documenting the Jog-a-Thon

Jog-a-Thon

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our Jog-a-Thon such a success!

Jog-a-Thon

Thank you volunteers! Marking those laps!

Jog-a-Thon! Hey Common Sense Certified Educators!

Jog-a-Thon

As an ITI Lausd Practitioner School 4.0, Vanalden enjoyed hosting a Computer Science Professional Development and Showcase during Computer Science Week!

Students using Block Code to code a hero, and/or to make a Public Service Announcement. Using Computer Science for Good!

4th Graders with 5th Grade Student Leaders taking Professional Development and Showcase participants through a Dash Robot Block Coding, Coding a Hero (Google), and Coding a Public Service Announcement.

Students problem solving using Dash Robot and Block Coding.

3rd Graders with 5th Grade Student Leaders taking Professional Development and Showcase participants through a Dash Robot Block Coding, Coding a Hero (Google), and Coding a Public Service Announcement.

5th Grade Student Leaders working along with 3rd and 4th Graders to use Computer Science for Good!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

Our Halloween Parade MC Mr. Upshaw getting the parade started!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Halloween Parade!

Halloween Parade!

Halloween Parade!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Halloween Parade!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Halloween Parade...I spot a Class Dojo!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Halloween Parade!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Halloween Parade!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Halloween Parade!

Halloween Parade Ready!

Principal Yang mc-ing Halloween Parade! Thank for another great Halloween Parade Vanalden!

PTA Island Dance Party...learning some hula moves!

PTA Island Dance Party SLIME

PTA Island Party Coloring

PTA Island Party Crafting and Making

PTA Island Party Paracord Wristbands

PTA Island Party Sand Art

PTA Island Party Tie Dye

PTA Island Party...Ready to LIMBO!

Some of Vanalden's Staff at PTA Island Dance Party

Some of Vanalden's teachers who were at the PTA Island Dance Party

Thank you to everyone who came to our PTA Island Party and to PTA, Parent Center, and ALL volunteers who made it possible!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Students having a blast at our Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our school!

Mr. Upshaw helping lead us around the world during our International Dance!

Upper grades performing a variety of dances from our partnership with Conga Kids

Upper grades performing a variety of dances from our partnership with Conga Kids

By the end, we went around the world, and through time (history of dance)!

5th Grade and Staff Softball Game!

Look at those 5th graders running and taking all the bases!

Run Mr. Upshaw!

Great game 5th graders!

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Relay Race! Way to go everyone!

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Relay Race!

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Relay Race!

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