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,...
L.A. Unified executives discover new appreciation for every-day heroes serving students

L.A. Unified executives discover new appreciation for every-day heroes serving students

Above: Chief facilities executive Mark Hovatter reads to students as part of his day shadowing Melvin Avenue Elementary library aide Anita Persoff. (Photo by Davis Barber Photography.) As part of Classified School Employee Week, Superintendent Michelle King and L.A....
SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

Developers of high-tech devices to help the blind and visually impaired may soon be facing stiff competition from an unlikely quarter – a team of six freshmen at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies. The students at the Grade 4-12 magnet school recently got...