Chess Club is Back! New 10 Week Session Starts April 28

The American Chess Academy is bringing its fantastic program back to Mt. Washington for a six week after-school session, beginning April 28.  Whether learning the game as a beginner or learning the secrets of chess strategy, your child will have fun and develop important skills in this program.

The fee for the 6-week session is just $40. Regular tuition is $80 for a 4-week session. Friends of Mt.Washington School will sponsor each student by paying half of the class fee!

Enroll for the session here

Stone Soup Event - Friday, 11/18

Your child is invited to the first annual, school-wide Stone Soup Event on Friday, November 18, 2016. In the many versions of the Stone Soup folktale, a hungry stranger arrives to a village, pulls out a stone, places it in a pot and claims to be cooking a delicious Stone Soup, slowly enticing others to add what they have to the soup until the whole community has shared a hearty meal together. 


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FOMWS Community Rummage Sale - 10/22

The Friends of Mt. Washington School Community Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 22 in the Super A Foods parking  lot (5250 York Blvd).  This is a new location for the rummage sale, formerly held at Superior Market on Figueroa.

Please drop off gently-used items between 7 am and 9 am. 

The rummage sale will start at 9 am and end at 1 pm. Proceeds benefit Friends of Mt. Washington School.

For more information, please contact

The 2017-18 Magnet Fair Is Coming Up

The 2017-18 Central Magnet Fair will be held on Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m. - noon at Franklin High School (820 N. Ave. 54).  The fair will provide information about the LAUSD Magnet Information and representatives from area elementary, middle school and high school magnet programs will be in attendance. Find the right school for your child.

You can find more information on the LAUSD Magnet Program here.