ALERT: Due to the nearby wildfires, Vaughn Next Century Learning Century will remain closed for the week. Classes will resume on Monday, 11th of December. Hot lunches will be served at Mainland and VISA on 12/7 and 12/8. ALERTA: Debido a los incendios forestales cercanos, Vaughn Next Century Learning Century permanecerá cerrado durante la semana. […]



Earth Day at CSUN

Vaughn students from G3 and VISA presented their science projects and research,  along with dozens of other schools in the Los Angeles area, on April 29th at the Family Earth Day Celebration at Cal State Northridge.  The theme for this year was “Your Water, Your Energy, Your Earth.” This event was sponsored by the CSUN […]

Mainland Grows

Vaughn Takes a SMART Step Forward! On Friday, April 21st, 2017 students, families, community leaders, and staff joined in celebrating a partnership project that provided much needed classroom spaces at Mainland for 4th and 5th grade. Thank you LAUSD for the Bond-funded Augmentation Grant that provides matching funds for the project. Check out the photo […]



Girls Basketball City Champions!

Congratulations to our City Champions! Congratulations to their coaches Carolina Ramirez and Israel Ortiz. This is the result of a great deal of sacrifice and effort. On to state! Read More: Los Angeles Daily News – “Vaughn girls basketball tops Gertz-Ressler to take L.A. City title”


Halloween 2016

Our spooky students celebrate Halloween. Enjoy the photos from our Pandaland and Mainland costume parades!  

Rally in the Valley

Thousands of people marched through the streets of San Fernando and Pacoima on Saturday, calling on their leaders at LA Unified and Sacramento to support the charter school movement. The “Rally in the Valley” began at Vaughn Next Century Learning Center in San Fernando, which was the first charter school to be started at LA […]

(Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)


Mainland Graduation Photos 2016

Congratulations to our graduating elementary students of 2016! We look forward to seeing you next year at our middle school, M.I.T..   Click the class links below to see the graduation photos. Mr. Contreras Mrs. Hubbard Ms. Ibarra Mrs. Lorentzen Mr. Montes Mrs. Murro Mr. Nevarez Mrs. Piranian Ms. Rosetti Mrs. Steele Perfect Attendance Award

Boys Basketball Team Plays at Staples Center

Congratulations to our Boys Basketball Team and Coach Cory! Thanks to Ms.LaMotte and the cheerleaders for coming out and supporting the boys basketball this season!! The following article was written for the event. The White Tigers enjoyed a thrill of a lifetime competing against Avalon and earning a win in the process.   What would […]



Girls on the Run

“Girls on The Run” kicked off their first season at MIT on September 28th, 2015. The girls trained twice a week for two and a half months to prepare for their first 5K race. The program used running as vehicle to explore not only physical fitness but emotional, spiritual and overall wellbeing. In addition to […]