Live Theater Returns to Río Hondo College with Production of “Working”:
Live theater is returning to Río Hondo College, which will stage and livestream two online performances of the Broadway musical “Working,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 6 and Saturday, Aug. 7. “Working” is a series of vignettes telling the stories of everyday Americans, in their own words, with professions ranging from steelworker to corporate executive. Based on a book written by oral historian Studs Terkel and developed for the stage by lyricist and composer Stephen Schwartz, the musical debuted on Broadway in 1978. A 2012 revival of “Working” added two new songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, which will be included in the College’s production.
El Monte Union High School DisEl Monte Union High School District Continues Summer Meal Programtrict Launches Summer Meal Program:
El Monte Union High School District will provide community members with Grab & Go Meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays, at Arroyo, El Monte and Mountain View high schools through Tuesday, Aug. 10. Arroyo High School is located at 4921 Cedar Ave., El Monte; El Monte High School is located at 3048 Tyler Ave., El Monte; and Mountain View High School is located at 2900 Parkway Dr., El Monte. For more information on the Summer Meal Program please visit the EMUHSD Nutrition Services website.
Whittier Union to Return to Full-Time Instruction for 2021-22 School Year:
Whittier Union High School District will return to full-time, in-person instruction for the 2021-22 school year, which begins Thursday, August 12. All students have been automatically enrolled for in-person learning, which consists of six-hour days, five days a week. Families who are not yet ready to return full-time have the option to enroll in the District’s Independent Study Program.
Lynwood Unified Preps for High School Instruction at Upgraded Campus:
Lynwood High School will return to its original campus, located on Bullis Road – which formerly housed Lynwood Middle School – and will welcome the LHS Knights for the first day of the 2021-22 school year on Thursday, Aug. 19 when it unveils an improved campus featuring high school amenities and new technology. Multiple upgrades are taking place across campus, including the addition of new portable classrooms, as well as updates to the dance room and locker rooms.