Class of 2018 Spotlight: Whitman Continuation High students show pride in their school – and their success

Class of 2018 Spotlight: Whitman Continuation High students show pride in their school – and their success

Above, Whitman Continuation High School students, from left, Manuel Vides, Syeda Rhaman, Oneil Spencer, Amanda Sinquimani, Leticia Lopez and Daniel Martinez are all graduating ahead of schedule. Today marks the start of a series of stories about outstanding graduates...
Tom Bradley Magnet honors legendary educator Genevieve Shepherd

Tom Bradley Magnet honors legendary educator Genevieve Shepherd

Above, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson unveils a sign dedicating the corner of West 39th Street and Dublin Avenue to Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, a legendary educator and community activist. Students and teachers from Thomas Bradley Global Awareness Magnet...
Hard work is a labor of love for Acadeca’s Coach of the Year

Hard work is a labor of love for Acadeca’s Coach of the Year

The Academic Decathlon team from the Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences shows off its trophies and medals. From left, Richard Diaz, Erandi Rubi, Justin Hogarth, Allen Cuellar, Juan Velasco, Coach Maria Guerra, Team Manager Elizabeth Agazaryan, Heriberto Guzman, Iman...
Board president, students and alumni commemorate landmark 1968 walkouts

Board president, students and alumni commemorate landmark 1968 walkouts

Above: Garfield Senior Ricky Rodriguez is inspired by replicas of signs used during the 1968 protests. “It’s a beautiful day to be a Chicana in Los Angeles,” Board of Education President Mónica García exclaimed Thursday as hundreds of Garfield High School students...
Rosewood students sing their hearts out for rock legend Sammy Hagar

Rosewood students sing their hearts out for rock legend Sammy Hagar

Above: From left, students Lola Nimocks, Nazya Grant and Samantha Ugolnik join choir director Molly Shelby in a backstage performance of ‘Your Love is Driving Me Crazy’ for rocker Sammy Hagar. Taking the stage in a room filled with rock-and-roll star...