Elementary school rings ceremonial bell to honor its Founder’s Day

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Students, teachers, alumni, parents, education officials, government representatives, and board members of Los Cerritos Elementary School joined together March 5 to celebrate the school’s Founder’s Day, which was organized by the school’s Parent-Teacher Association. Donald Beaver, principal of Los Cerritos Elementary School, conducted the ceremony, which included three speakers,…

Backpack to School

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer About 800 pupils that attend Long Beach schools got free backpacks and school supplies last week and Monday. The giveaways were part of the Fluor Corporation’s “Global Building Futures Project,” which has provided assistance to students of low-income families in nations all over the world for the past eight years.