At-risk students meet their match during Student Recovery Day

At-risk students meet their match during Student Recovery Day

By Barbara Jones, Monica Carazo and Sam Gilstrap Office of Communications One of the students had suffered the loss of a close friend, while another recalled when she had no friends at all. And others talked of the trauma and angst that had disrupted their schooling...
Wooden, Owensmouth earn state honors as Model Continuation High Schools

Wooden, Owensmouth earn state honors as Model Continuation High Schools

Above, The thriving farm and garden programs at John R. Wooden Continuation High School helped it earn statewide recognition as a model campus. John R. Wooden and Owensmouth Continuation High schools have been honored as model campuses by state Superintendent Tom...
Rappers, DJs, athletes get students fired up during high-energy backpack donation

Rappers, DJs, athletes get students fired up during high-energy backpack donation

A jubilant crowd of students from 42nd Street Elementary this week became the grateful recipients of new backpacks stuffed with supplies they need for the school year. Every student – from transitional kindergarten through fifth grade – received a shiny new bag during...