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...
Fifty years since Dr. King’s assassination, Westchester High senior promotes his legacy

Fifty years since Dr. King’s assassination, Westchester High senior promotes his legacy

  Danielle Rawles, a senior and president of the Associated Student Body at Westchester High School, appeared Wednesday on KTTV’s “Good Day L.A” for a segment commemorating the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on April 4, 1968. She read excerpts from...
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...
District officials re-enact landmark meeting in ’68 commemoration

District officials re-enact landmark meeting in ’68 commemoration

Above, The re-enactment of the March 11, 1968 meeting includes the Pledge of Allegiance, recited by former students who participated in the walkouts. (Photo by James Perry) With current officials portraying their counterparts from generations past, the Board of...
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...