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District dispels rumors about Morningside High closure

INGLEWOOD — The Inglewood Unified School District held a virtual town hall meeting July 14 to dispel rumors that the district is considering closing Morningside High School. “As a proud Monarch, that’s not happening,” said Inglewood school board President D’Artagnan Scorza, who grew up in Inglewood and graduated from Morningside High School in 1998. “We Read More…

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Students have their own concerns about returning to school

LOS ANGELES — With the start of a new school year still more than a month away for most local students, many youngsters have mixed feelings about returning to classes for more reasons than one. Going back to school will mean long-awaited reunions with classmates after a spring and summer of stay-at-home orders and countywide Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Social Justice Learning Institute works to empower youth

D’Artagnan Scorza is used to being on the front lines. He spent five years in the Navy, including a tour in Baghdad. Today, he still considers himself on the front lines as the founder and executive director of the Social Justice Learning Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the education, health, and well being Read More…