Schools to Watch – Alondra and Jackson

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Courtesy of city of Paramount In the entire State, there are only 186 Schools to Watch. Andrea Aguilar-Nuno, principal at Alondra, and Kelly Anderson, principal of Jackson, received the City’s certificate of recognition. From left: Vice Mayor Annette C. Delgadillo, Councilmember Vilma Cuellar Stallings, Mayor Isabel Aguayo, Jackson, Aguilar-Nuno, Councilmember Brenda Olmos, and Councilmember Peggy Lemons.

The City Council congratulated Alondra and Jackson Middle Schools at its April 25 meeting for being re-designated as “Schools to Watch.” The Schools to Watch program is sponsored by the California Department of Education and the California League of Educators. Those recognized are high-performing middle schools that demonstrate academic excellence, social equity, and responsiveness to the needs of young adolescents.