Boys Academy celebrating growth and brotherhood in inaugural year

Boys Academy celebrating growth and brotherhood in inaugural year

Above: With encouragement from Principal Donald Moorer, seventh-grader Ze’Rion Rivera adds water to a ‘tree of life,’ part of a morning ritual designed to promote positivity, growth and reflection.  The first-ever boys academy in L.A. Unified is now...
Fear turns to cheer as aspiring dentist pursues her dream

Fear turns to cheer as aspiring dentist pursues her dream

Above, dental screenings are an important part of the third annual Tooth Fairy Convention, held this month at Exposition Park. It was sponsored by the L.A. Trust for Children’s Health. Like most kids, Brenda Garcia used to hate going to the dentist. She found...
Fremont community flourishes with ground-breaking greenhouse project

Fremont community flourishes with ground-breaking greenhouse project

Above, from left, Neighborhood Land Trust executiveTamika Butler, Principal Luis Montoya and Facilities chief Mark Hovatter join community members in ceremonially opening the state-of-the-art greenhouse at Fremont High School. Capping a project that began in 2012,...