Current Events


  • Environmental Charter Middle School Receives Funding from The Riordan Foundation

    The Riordan Foundation Awards Grant Funding to ECMS to Support STEM & NGSS

  • Fire-Making Ignites Learning at ECMS-Inglewood

    Students bring their learning to life by making sparks.

  • Environmental Charter Schools Statement on the Repeal of DACA

    Environmental Charter Schools remains committed to protecting the educational rights of our students.

  • Caterpillars and Climate Change

    ECS teachers work alongside researchers to gather data on how climate change affects caterpillars and other insects.

  • Bright Beginnings for ECMS-Gardena’s Solar Panels!

    Bring on the sun! New solar panels installed at Gardena are the first part of our larger sustainability plan.

  • First Day Butterflies Turn into Lasting Bonds During ECS Summer Bridge

    Summer Bridge is a fun and immersive experiential program for all ECS students starting Middle and High School.

  • Graduated and Ready to Take on the World

    As our Class of 2017 graduates transition into college they are reminded to create, act, and remember their roots.

  • Grow On! ECMS-Inglewood Culmination

    As their campus grows and changes, so do these bright middle schoolers as they culminate to high school.

  • ECMS-Gardena Grads are Empowered and Ready for Action

    The future is bright. Celebrate these students who are considerate, compassionate, and have an understanding outside of themselves.

  • Senior Spotlights

    These graduating seniors in our spotlight achieved academic success and embraced their unique identities and to seek and pursue their passions with confidence.

  • In the Press

  • Environmental Directions Radio features ECMS-I

    ECMS-I and the Bay Foundation talk with Nancy Pearlman on Environmental Directions radio.

  • The Bay Foundation – Table to Farm Composting

    The Bay Foundation features Table to Farm Composting at ECMS-Inglewood.

  • ECHS Graduates Featured in Lawndale Tribune

    ECHS’ Mr. Lakey and two Yale-bound students were featured in our local Lawndale Tribune!

  • UCLA Study Sheds Light on What is Working at ECS

    Univision presents on a UCLA study that speaks about how diversity in schools impacts students.

  • ECHS’ Ogechi Hubert Featured in PCT Communicator

    Ogechi Hubert wrote about her project, Gravel to Green, and it was featured in the PCT Communicator!

  • Earth Carnival Featured in Lawndale Tribune

    ECHS Earth Carnival is featured in our local Lawndale Tribune.

  • ECHS Rocket Launch Featured in Telemundo & Univision

    Spanish language media feature our ECHS students and their rocket launch project.

  • The Daily Breeze: STEM students put physics to work by launching cool rockets at CSUDH

    ECHS Math Teacher, Mr. Lakey, and his classes were featured in a Daily Breeze article; check them out!

  • South Bay Magazine Features ECS Students​ as “Earth Inheritors”

    South Bay Magazine featured Environmental Charter Schools in it’s April Issue (second half of article features ECS and Founder Alison Diaz)​.

  • “From The Hallways of Green, Healthy, Sustainable Schools” ECHS’ seniors featured in Green Schools’ Catalyst Quarterly

    ECHS Seniors, Ogechi Hubert and Carolyn Lam share what it means to be an ECS student.

  • Events

  • Join us for Harvest Festival and the Ribbon Cutting of our New Buildings

    Join us in celebrating the fall harvest and our 10 new classrooms!

  • Career Day 2017 – Take Action

    Join us for our 11th Annual Career Day at Environmental Charter High School!

  • [PAST EVENT] Annual ECHS Earth Carnival Educates and Entertains

    We heard one elementary student exclaim, “I wanna go here! I wanna go to this high school!”

  • [PAST EVENT] ECHS Seniors Wow on Senior Thesis Day

    On May 22, ECHS 12th graders all presented their Senior Theses, a 30-minute feat, a year and a half in the making.

  • Announcing ECHS Graduation Keynote Speakers

    We are excited to welcome Danni Washington as our Graduation Keynote!

  • [PAST EVENT] Green Up Day – May 20, 2017

    Thank you to everyone who joined us at our last Green Up Day of the year!

  • Senior Thesis 2017

    Our students are tackling the issues that mean the most to them. Visit our campus as they deliver inspiring presentations about the injustices in our community and what we can do to impact change.

  • ECHS Earth Carnival – June 2, 2017

    Join us as our students share games and activities they’ve created to teach about sustainable and healthy living.

  • [PAST EVENT] ECHS Community Forum – February 2, 2017

    Join us as our students present, advocate, debate and share their perspectives on pressing issues.

  • The People’s Food: A Sustainable Cook Off

    Join us on December 7th for a sustainable cook off led by our students.

  • Newsletters

  • Back to School – We Do It Better

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  • Oh! The Places You’ll Go!

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  • Jane Goodall Paid Us A Visit (And ECS in the News)!

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  • ECS Students Spring into Action

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  • 2016 is Coming to an End, but We’re Still in Full Swing!

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  • We’re Falling in Love with This Year

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  • Our Partners Keep Us Moving Forward

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  • ECS Wins “Best of Green Schools” Award, Come Celebrate May 27th!

    ECS Wins “Best of Green Schools” Award, Come Celebrate May 27th! View Newsletter

  • Community Forum and New Technology Spark Engagement at ECS!

    Spring has sprung at ECS! View Newsletter

  • Happy New Year from ECS!

    Happy New Year from ECS! View Newsletter

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