Education

Things I learned after our lockdown

Things I learned after our lockdown

Things I learned after our lockdown: It is not a drill. How quickly lunch turns into a sprint for the classrooms: less than a minute. There (are) 40 of us in one room. There is no teacher in the room and I can't stop wondering why everyone knows what to do like it's a...

Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

It could’ve been me. Or you. I wonder what picture my parents would have sent to the news outlets if I had died instead of Alyssa. Or Scott. Or Martin. Or Nicholas. Or Aaron. Or Jaime. Or Chris. Or Luke. Or Cara. Or Gina. Or Joaquin. Or Alaina. Or Meadow. Or Helena....

My message: Keep the youth safe

My message: Keep the youth safe

Dear future president, As a high school student, I think we can all agree that we have a lot of daily stresses. Ranging from homework, having to wake up at five in the morning after going to bed at midnight, friends and their drama, and after school activities, we...

Closed schools need open dialogues

Closed schools need open dialogues

My younger sister and I were en route to school early Tuesday morning when our mother called to inform us that school had been cancelled due to a district-wide bomb threat. I was not surprised, being that I had read about half a dozen similar instances since the San...

LAUSD bomb threat that closed all schools may be a hoax

LAUSD bomb threat that closed all schools may be a hoax

Congressman Adam Schiff said in an email, released by the Los Angeles Daily News, that this morning’s bomb threat against Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools is likely a hoax. “While we continue to gather information about the threat made against Los...

LAUSD faces mass shut down

LAUSD faces mass shut down

Updated: 5:34 Schools all over Los Angeles Unfied School District closed today due to "electronic threats" made to a number of campuses in the district. All 900 campuses are closed, affecting around 700,000 students in the second largest district in the nation....