FIELD TRIPS & SPECIAL EVENTS

At GALA, we love learning by experiencing the world around us! Here are the field trips we've been on in just 2 years!

Los Angeles Sparks

Some of our High School girls were selected to attend this conference with our leadership teacher.

Women's Leadership Conference

Some of our High School girls were selected to attend this conference with our leadership teacher.

LAUSD School Board 

GALA was invited to speak at the School Board meeting!

2016-2017

YOUTUBE - YEARBOOK CLASS

The Yearbook Class was treated to a tour at YouTube! 

KNOTTS BERRY FARM - 9TH GRADE

9th Graders visted Knotts to explore life in the 1800s.  

COURTHOUSE - 9TH GRADE

The 9th graders visited the Los Angeles County courthouse and met in small groups with lawyers, judges, and other officials to explore professions in the justice field as well as learn how the courhouse functions.

SACRAMENTO WOMEN IN STEM

Several of our 9th Grade students were invited by Senator Holly Mitchell to attend Women and Girls in STEM event in Sacramento! We are so proud of our girls for representing GALA!  See video of our girls supporting Senator Mitchell below!

GREYSTONE MANSION - ARCHITECTURE - 6TH GRADE

After completing a Classical Architecture series, the 6th grade toured the historic, Greystone Mansion to learn about the architecture and to even spend time sketching the ornate details of the building.

"ALVIN AILEY" AT THE DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILLION

After studying about Alivin Ailey and his legacy in dance history and with his company, the entire 6th grade attended the Alivin Ailey Company at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion. 

"HIDDEN FIGURES" SCREENING AT USC

Our entire school was invited to a screening of "Hidden Figures" with inspiring speeches by Pharrell Williams, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, live footage from the International Space Station with a message from astonaut, Peggy Whitson, and Dr. Kanotokie Ford from The White House, JPL, and NASA! ABC News Story

GETTY HOUSE WITH MAYOR GARCETTI

GALA was invited to an event at Mayor Garcetti's house, where it was announced that GALA has been asked to partner with the SPARK program.

USC WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

GALA was invited to USC's Women in Engineering event!.

JET PROPULSION LAB (JPL) - 6TH GRADE

GALA learned about space, travel to Mars, climate control, etc.

JET PROPULSION LAB (JPL) CLIMATE DAY- 9TH GRADE

With the support of Senator Holly Mitchell, GALA's entire 9th grade attended the NASA/JPL Climate Day activities at the Pasadena Convention Center.  Students learned about JPL's weather satellites and how we are able to track climate change effects.

SUMMIT ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND TECH - USC STEM PANEL

GALA attended the STEM panel where our GALA girls got an opportunity to ask questions to female STEM leaders!

ENGINEER'S WEEK AT THE LA ZOO

 The 9th grade was invited to the zoo to participate in Engineer's Week!

DEBBIE ALLEN'S CHOCOLATE NUTCRACKER AT THE DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILLION

GALA's Dance Company attended this fabulous production! 

CASH FOR COLLEGE

GALA's 9th graders spent the day learning about college scholarships and financial planning!

UCLA GENETICS LAB - 9TH GRADE AP BIOLOGY

GALA's 9th Grade AP Bio class got first-person view of UCLA's genetics lab. 

UCLA AP BIOLOGY READINESS WORKSHOPS - 9TH GRADE

AP Biology students attend AP Biology Readiness workshops at UCLA about one Saturday per month.  They learn test-taking strategies and review college level content in order to be better prepared for the AP Biology Exam in May.

MOUNT SAINT MARY'S

GALA 9th Graders spent time learning about our sister school!

USC ADMISSIONS

GALA's FIRST field trip on the last day of orientation... a trip to USC where the girls learned about how to get into college!

“GALA: Where girls love to be SMART, SELF-CONFIDENT, and SUCCESSFUL.”

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