Parkland students discuss safe schools ahead of the March for Our Lives

Parkland students discuss safe schools ahead of the March for Our Lives

Above, Hayley Licata, left, and Mia Freeman, juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla., share their stories of the Feb. 14 shooting at their school. Sharing their stories publicly for the first time since the Feb. 14 mass shooting at their school, two...
Kenter Canyon second-grader teaches everyone how to dream big

Kenter Canyon second-grader teaches everyone how to dream big

Above: Eight-year-old Quinn Pruitt held a special event to raise money to find a cure for Angelman Syndrome, which affects his twin sister, Emma. A few years ago when Quinn Pruitt was learning to walk and talk, he noticed his twin sister, Emma, wasn’t able to do...
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...
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...