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...
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...
Learning about stories of survival and resilience with help from an author and a movie star

Learning about stories of survival and resilience with help from an author and a movie star

Above: Loung Ung, acclaimed author of First They Killed My Father autographs copies of her book for grateful Girls Academic Leadership Academy students. Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA) students are engaged in an extraordinary lesson about bravery, resilience...
Not throwing away their shot: Students live and breathe art and history with ‘Hamilton’ Education Program

Not throwing away their shot: Students live and breathe art and history with ‘Hamilton’ Education Program

Above: From left, Cleveland Charter High School juniors John Rhee, Candice Mitra and Brittney Vo perform a music and dance number they wrote about Quaker businessman, patriot and abolitionist Paul Cuffe. Photo by Chelsea Lauren Over 2,600 students from around Los...