The event transformed part of the District's offices and courtyard into art galleries filled with music, dance, and theater performances by elementary, middle, and high school students.
For the young singer, music is everything.
"I feel magical when I sing. I love it," she said. "I'm learning to sing and dance now, and sometimes I play the drums."
"I like the way you need to be imaginative with colors when you paint," said Angela.
Alexis also shared why arts education is important to him.
"I like art that is bright and happy," Alexis said. "I love having art at school because it gives me new ideas and makes me feel better and work harder."
"I like to put a touch of my own personal style to everything I do. I draw whatever enters my imagination," he said.
"At school I've been learning Photoshop from my computer science teacher so I'm trying to learn how to draw that way."
Altogether, they were a reminder of how Compton Unified is a hotbed of creative talent waiting to reach the eyes and ears of not only their community, but the rest of the world.