Connie Garcia

Connie Garcia

Concepcion “Connie” Garcia is a senior at Los Angeles River High School. Her plan after high school is to go to college. One of her passions is meeting new people. She would like to travel around the world some day. She enjoys watching TV and would love to one day go backstage of a movie or a TV show. She is a member of the leadership club, which includes her participating in many of the school activities such as going to football games and helping with the school fundraisers. Connie, is excited to be part of HS Insider and getting to experience new things.
Frogtown Artwalk in the Los Angeles River

Frogtown Artwalk in the Los Angeles River

Elysian Valley is a neighborhood right behind Dodger Stadium with a community of its own including life around the Los Angeles River. The river has become a piece of nature to those around Elysian Valley. You can hear the L.A. River water flow and watch the water run...

Students receive fast-track sports education

Students receive fast-track sports education

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0D9v95G08o Providing services to many low-income families, the Boys and Girls Club of Whittier has begun their second annual summer sports camp for incoming fourth and fifth graders. Over four weeks, students will learn basic soccer,...

After 20 years, Little Tokyo finally gets Budokan

After 20 years, Little Tokyo finally gets Budokan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF6dcuhkuqA After waiting 20 years for a recreation center, the Little Tokyo community will finally be breaking ground on the construction site of the future Terasaki Budokan this August. Funding Budokan started with the Terasaki family,...

Ending homelessness together

Ending homelessness together

Homelessness has been such a big issue for such a long while now in Los Angeles. There is about 82,000 estimated homeless in L.A., with 33-55 percent being female and 75 percent men. Last year there was a proposition on the ballot, Measure HHH, which a yes vote meant...

Ending homelessness together

Make a difference for the future

Our president-elect has demonstrated many objectives during his campaign run and now that he has been chosen, many people are upset of what he has said. Things he said such as building the wall on the border between Mexico and the United States is upsetting; he has...

My message: Don’t judge a book by its cover

My message: Don’t judge a book by its cover

Dear future president, Judging its book by its cover is just as bad as hating on people just because of their skin color. Everyone should be treated equally and get along because we are all the same human beings with the same feet, heart, and liver. It's just a...