FIRST RECORDING STUDIO, A STATE-OF-THE-ART CULINARY ARTS CLASSROOM AND AN AUDITORIUM RENOVATION PROJECT
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) officials joined students, staff, elected officials, community members and special guests to cut the ribbon on a new recording studio, a culinary arts classroom and an auditorium renovation project at Hollywood High School on Wednesday.
The Hollywood High School recording studio project converted an existing choral classroom into a state-of-the-art recording studio. New studio equipment includes millennia preamps that are only found at high-end recording studios; the finest microphones; and surround sound monitors. The new studio also has the ability to run 24 headsets at once and record 40 live tracks from the studio or the stage during a theatrical production at the school.The new culinary arts classroom project converted an existing kitchen classroom into a state-of-the-art culinary arts classroom. The classroom includes all new appliances, including a walk-in freezer and cooler; a preparation sink and three compartment sinks; and new cabinetry and classroom furniture (tables, chairs, desks and podium).The auditorium renovation project includes a new lighting control system; decorative lighting system; and added motorized rigging for theatrical lighting. The project also includes fire alarm and fire sprinkler upgrades for the building.The three projects are part of LAUSD’s current $19.5 billion New School Construction and Modernization Program to provide every student with the opportunity to attend a safe and healthy neighborhood school operating on a traditional, two-semester calendar.