As Belmont students and parents protested the transfers, an alternative plan provided that 12 persons be assigned to the senior and junior high schools in the six attendance areas to carry out the program. It seems to me that America must be a very desirable place, witness the number of ‘wetbacks’ and migrants both legal and illegal from Mexico….”, He went on: “When it comes to going to school — free and the best in the world — he (the Mexican-American) is passive. In 1962, "Daily" was dropped from the name and the publication became a weekly.
Already a subscriber? Our future is at stake.”. At a meeting regarding the improvement of the school grounds on June 4, 1896, the committee was directed to wait on the Board of Education the following Monday evening to secure the cooperation of the board in having dirt being taken from the Hill Street cut used in filling up the grounds of the high school, so that shrubbery could be grown about the building.
Eastside schools were run-down and overcrowded, and the community had little political power. “Once upon a time, I fought hard for those burritos!”. The three schools located on the campus share after-school sports activities, with any student able to try out for the campus-wide basketball, track, soccer, volleyball and football teams. Others stopped in at the Social Action Training Center, an effort run out the Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights by John Luce, an Episcopal priest who supported labor leader Cesar Chavez. In August of 2010, LAHSA bid farewell to the Belmont campus and joined the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools.