School Board Memeber Monica Garcia Honors Esteban E. Torres for Donation of California History Books

What
School Board Memeber Monica Garcia Honors Esteban E. Torres for Donation of California History Books
When
5/2/2017, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

WHAT:
L.A. Unified Board Member Mónica García and special guests will honor Congressman Esteban E. Torres (Ret.) for his generous donation of the 54-volume set of “The Great Books of the Western World” to the library of his namesake high school.

This will be the first donation of the well-known Great Books series to a school in East Los Angeles. The series can be found at Banning, Canoga Park and Reseda Senior High schools and Holmes Middle School.

WHO:
School Board Member Mónica García
Congressman Esteban E. Torres (Ret.)
Local District East Superintendent Jose Huerta
East Los Angeles Performing Arts Magnet Principal Carolyn McKnight
Donors
Student speakers

WHEN: 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2

WHERE: Esteban Torres High School Library
4211 Dozier St.
Los Angeles 90063

VISUALS: The choir from the East Los Angeles Performing Arts Magnet, which is located on the Torres High campus, will sing “A Brand New Day” from the “The Wiz.”

BACKGROUND: The Great Books is a well-known program. This is the first time these history books have been donated to a school in the East Los Angeles area.

The Great Books set can be found in school libraries at Banning Sr. High School, Canoga Park Sr. High School, El Camino Real Charter High School, Holmes Middle School, and Reseda Sr. High School.

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Contact: Monica Carazo (213) 241-6766

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