Writer: Araceli Esparza

Husband, Wife Resist Signs to Slow Down

Birds’ morning song and the aroma of fresh coffee wake Orville and Maxine Powell up on a daily basis, but the greetings of local elementary school children are what get them on their feet and out the door just as 7:30 a.m. approaches every school day.

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Crossing the Boundaries of BUSD

During a time in which racial barriers separated society, when drinking fountains and park benches read, “For Whites Only” and when getting a higher education was a struggle for any minority student, the life-long dream of Dolores Gonzales, Ed.D, was born.

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From the Editor…

Memories: splattering bright paint outside the lines and disguising a drawing of a butterfly; greeting little people just like myself as I first entered my classroom; and sitting before the small television screen, with a bowl overflowing with Cocoa Puffs and milk in hand, to learn English from Big Bird and the Sesame Street gang.

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