Donation Match Opportunity Expires 2/28

Only 9 DAYS left to have your donation to WEF matched! If you have not donated to WEF this school year, please join Falkenstein and Son Real Estate in supporting the Wiseburn Education Foundation. Shane and Shay Falkenstein will match donations up to a total of $4,000. To date we have raised $2650 for this match campaign and want to be able to secure the entire amount eligible for matching. Your donation to WEF will provide critical funding for visual and performing arts education, healthy lifestyle programs, STEM activities and teacher grants. Matching opportunity expires 2/28/2018. Click here to donate now and support our students!

WEF is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. WEF's Tax ID number is 95-4583405. 

Da Vinci Schools Priority Application
Deadline Approaching - 2/28

Wiseburn Residents are guaranteed a spot at a Da Vinci high school as Da Vinci Communications, Da Vinci Design, and Da Vinci Science serve as Wiseburn’s “home” high schools for the Wiseburn Unified School District.

In order to reserve your child's spot, you must apply and complete the enrollment process. Wiseburn Residents must complete an application so Da Vinci is aware you are interested in a space.The Priority Application Deadline is February 28, 2018 at 11:59pm. Late applicants may not receive their first choice of school.
Wiseburn Residents are NOT guaranteed a spot at Da Vinci Innovation Academy due to the limited number of spaces in K-8 grades (Residents do receive an admissions priority). For K-8 enrollment in Wiseburn Unified schools, please visit:

If you have any questions about Da Vinci enrollment, please contact the enrollment team at or (310) 331-8097. For more information, visit our website at:


Wiseburn Education Foundation and Dana Middle School are proud to present the upcoming Engineering Hackathon on February 24th.  Wiseburn and Lawndale student teams will work alongside engineers to solve a real-world engineering challenge. Parents are invited to attend the opening presentation by Dr. Jon Arenberg, Chief Systems Engineer for the James Webb Space Telescope at Northrop Grumman, which will launch next year. The new telescope is expected to transform our understanding of the universe in the way the Hubble Space Telescope did a generation ago. Dr. Arenberg explains rocket science in terms school audiences can understand. He is a native Angeleno, and received his BA, MA and PhD from UCLA. Parents and community members are welcome to attend Dr. Arenberg's presentation between 10 am-11:00 am in the Multi-Purpose Room at Dana Middle School.

A NIGHT OUT with no kids!
Who is ready for another Parent Party? Get a babysitter and party with us for this adult only themed event. Join WEF and the Wiseburn community for dinner and a night of music and dancing. It definitely will be a fun evening and you’ll be home by midnight! This year's event will be on Saturday, February 24th from 7 pm -11 pm at Dana Middle School. Admission tickets are $40 per person and include dinner, dancing, photo booth and more! Click here to order tickets online. 

Only 20 tickets left!
Professional basketball is right in our backyard. Zip on over to the Lakers' training facility in El Segundo on March 2nd for a fun filled evening with the South Bay Lakers- the Official Minor League Team of the L.A. Lakers. The evening's events include court access after the game, an autograph session with a few players and a photo opportunity with the LA Lakers Championship Trophy. Order tickets now; seats will sell quickly! Regularly priced at $40, discounted to $30 for the Wiseburn community. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets. 

FUN event for the Entire Family!        
Our biggest fundraising event for the entire year is just around the corner. Join us on March 24th at Dana Middle School for our Family Fun Day which rides, games, silent auction, prizes, food and amazing musical performances by our students. Mark your calendar. You don't want to miss out on this day of excitement for the entire family! Discounted pre-sale tickets are available until March 19th. Click here to purchase tickets for rides, games, and food.

Be a volunteer. ​Please sign up to volunteer for Rock Around the Block on March 24th. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
  1. Click here to go to our Volunteer sign-up page.
  2. Enter your email address.
  3. Choose your volunteer time.
You will receive automated confirmation and reminders.

Donations needed for our auctions! 
Preparations are underway for Rock Around the Block Family Fun Day and WEF is seeking donations for our online and silent auctions. We would like to feature vacation rentals, sporting event tickets, concert tickets, summer camps and gift cards from local businesses. Donations will help sustain arts and music education, nutrition education, STEM activities, and teacher grants in our district. If you own or manage a local business, or have connections to local businesses, please reach out to see how your business can be represented as a donor in WEF's online or silent auction. Community member wanting to donate restaurant or retail gift cards, movie tickets, or other goods or services, will be acknowledged in our auction donor listing. Questions? Contact WEF at or click here for a donation letter and form.

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Wiseburn Education Foundation
5309 W. 135th Street
Hawthorne, CA 90250
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