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Join WRAP!


Need help with homework?  Love sports?  Interested in becoming a leader?  Need a safe place to stay until your parents get home?  If any of these things interest you then you should check out Nelson Academy’s WRAP Program.  Long Beach Unified School District in conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club provide a safe and instructional after school program for students in 6-8th grade. 

WRAP students receive daily homework assistance with emphasis placed on math and the common core standards.  After Power Hour (homework) is completed, students participate in personal enrichment activities every day.  These activities include:  performing arts, visual arts, sports, leadership. Academic enrichment is also provided through the STEM, Literacy, and Health programs.  In addition, students participate in service learning activities designed to teach students the value of community service.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 3:26-6:30 p.m.  For more information call Luis Rodriguez, Site Director, Nelson Academy at (562) 276-8618 or email at wrapnelson@lbschools.net  Join WRAP where Nelson Academy students are Winners Reaching Amazing Potential.

Nelson News

High School Choice Season is Here
Eighth graders and their families are beginning the process of applying to high schools of their choice. A number of events and resources are available to help families make their decisions.

View the High School Choice website to lear... Continue
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 10/15/14

Important Information For Students Who Ride Long Beach Transit (InformaciĆ³n Importante Para Los Estudiantes Que Viajan En Long Beach Transit)
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 6/6/14

Nelson Grand Opening Ceremony

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Thursday, November 20th

4:00 to 8:00 pm

McDonald’s Signal Hill

2599 Cherry Avenue at Willow

(Next to the Chevron station)

Don’t miss this chance to put your principal and teachers to the test!

Come by right after school or go home and come back with your whole family.

A portion of the sales from

McTeacher’s Night will be donated

to Nelson Academy’s AVID program.

McTeacher's Night Selfie Contest

Steps to officially enter and share your photo to the Nelson Academy McTeacher's Night Selfie Photo Contest:

1) Take a photo of yourself during McTeacher's Night on November 20th between 4 and 8pm.

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School District News

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Big News from The Knightly News!!


The Nelson Academy Journalism Club has held their first meeting.  We have a new editorial staff and a talented group of writers and reporters excitedly preparing news stories for YOU, the Nelson Knights!  

We are pleased to announce 7th grader, Emma Holmes, is our new editor-in-chief.  Emma was part of Mrs. Vanzant-Bradney's journalism class last year.  You may remember some of her tasty articles on our Food page, or her reporting of movies on the Entertainment page.  Assisting Emma will be Naomi Ortiz and Emily Phok.  Naomi is also a returning Knightly News reporter.  This is Emily's first experience with journalism.  Both associate editors are 7th graders in Mr. Sheets' accelerated language arts class.  Congratulations to all our new editors.

We are in the process of preparing new articles.  We have two new fiction stories by veteran Knightly News writer Edward Khoo.  One can be found on the front page of the news, the other is on "The Page's Page," a section of The Knightly News which features fiction writing and art from our Nelson students.

Do you enjoy writing?  Do you have a nose for news?  We welcome all students'  contributions to The Knightly News, whether it is a one time contribution, or as a regular part of the The Knightly News team.


For more information contact Emma Holmes or Mrs. Vanzant-Bradney via Loop Mail.