monicahernandezcastro

monicahernandezcastro

Monica Hernandez is a young woman ready to be challenged. She is the LARS student body president, and is also a member of the Student Site Counsel. She is also a student athlete with a part time job at target. Monica has three sisters and two mothers. She enjoys eating home made food whether its her grandmother or her mother cooking. She hopes to learn how to cook like them one day. She also is a very artistic person. Monica enjoys drawing painting and creating pieces out of anything she can find. She is very excited to be part of HS Insider.
My experiences in Thailand

My experiences in Thailand

Who would have ever expected a girl from East Los Angeles to win an all-expense paid trip to Thailand? Here I am, two weeks back from Thailand with so many things to say. When I left Los Angeles, I only expected to learn about Buddhism. It is impossible to explain the...

Unsung Heroes: Mothers away from home

Unsung Heroes: Mothers away from home

On behalf of Los Angeles River School (LARS), we extend our appreciation and thanks for the women who work in our cafeteria. The time, energy, and endless hours they spend preparing each meal for the six years this school has been up and running is invaluable. They...

It begins with ourselves

It begins with ourselves

Donald Trump was elected as president on Nov. 8. As California being a democratic state, many schools in Northeast Los Angeles have been protesting and bringing awareness to our concerns. Student held up posters stating “Trump Isn't My President,”  “Racist America”...

My message: Reconsider gender-neutral bathrooms

My message: Reconsider gender-neutral bathrooms

Dear future president, Congratulations on becoming the next president of the United States. In spite of the fact that I was not able to vote this year, I am looking forward to these next four years. I’m sure you have future plans and have considered the hot topic that...