Young Men of Color conference encourages students on road to success

Young Men of Color conference encourages students on road to success

Above: Gardena High junior Christian Thurman talks proudly with Wes Hall about his career plans before 300 of his peers. More than 300 students from nearly two dozen schools came together Saturday as part of the fifth annual Young Men of Color conference – an event...
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...
Harbor Teacher Prep Earns Highest National Award for Achievement – Again

Harbor Teacher Prep Earns Highest National Award for Achievement – Again

Above, The national Blue Ribbon School award ceremony included, from left, teachers Amber Smith and Yolanda Kol; Board District 7 Deputy Chief of Staff Nancy Ceballos; School Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic; Principal Jan Murata; Bobbi Billalobos, vice president...
Fairfax High students drive progress as L.A. Metro moves westward

Fairfax High students drive progress as L.A. Metro moves westward

Above: From left, freshman Marianne Gutierrez, teacher Fréda Antoine, senior Valerie Castro and freshman Tiffany Pamilar celebrate making the finals in the Purple Line extension naming contest. Three Fairfax High School students are playing a role in the history of...
Back-to-school push underscores #AttendanceMatters message

Back-to-school push underscores #AttendanceMatters message

Above, Elena Avila engages her kindergarten class at Union Avenue Elementary as L.A. Unified welcomes students back for second semester. With an official campaign and a tagline proclaiming #AttendanceMatters, L.A. Unified officials welcomed students back from winter...