Education

Unsung Heroes: Matthew Moses the librarian

Unsung Heroes: Matthew Moses the librarian

It was one day when a 5-year-old kid named Jacob asked Matthew Moses to do story time for him because the librarian was out sick. Moses, simply a shelver at the time, told Jacob, “Only librarians do story times.” Little did Moses know in the future, he would soon be...

Unsung Heroes: Mechelle Avila the enforcer of health

Unsung Heroes: Mechelle Avila the enforcer of health

Whenever the students of Arcadia High School (AHS) feel under-the-weather, they can always rely on the health office aide to assist them. Ms. Mechelle Avila has been dedicated to the well-being of the students for nine years out of her 25 years in the medical field....

Unsung Heroes: The SEHS Leadership class of 2017

Unsung Heroes: The SEHS Leadership class of 2017

The Leadership class at South East High School is no stranger to criticism. Every class fundraiser and school dance is met with a bombardment of harsh comments from disappointed students. Praise is almost unheard of. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4t-99JBxbc Every...

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...

Unsung Heroes: Lunch break with Sandra Aceves

Unsung Heroes: Lunch break with Sandra Aceves

Do you remember your elementary school lunch staff? Do you even know the faces of your high school lunch staff today? Maybe you can recall them wearing a hairnet or an apron, but behind those counters are individuals who are far unrecognized in the role they serve....

Unsung Heroes: The Magnificent Eight

Unsung Heroes: The Magnificent Eight

“I come to work with a happy face, I leave work with a happy face.” --Mr. Ramirez, head plant manager Revealing the darkness behind the custodians' daily life of trash with wrappers, trays, apple cores, and abandoned milk cartons on the floor at Sonia M. Sotomayor...