Taco Truck Runs Into Fast Food Debate
By ALLISON DAVIS Parents lined up outside of Room 201, awaiting the news with the gravity of a patient awaiting a medical diagnosis. As they exited after receiving updates on their child’s grades, attendance and behavior after the first few weeks at John O’Connell High, it was clear that the results were mixed. Some, with silent children in tow, kept...
O'Connell's Players Show some Fancy Footwork, but it's Lowell that Scores
At just 15 years old, Raul’s world seemed on the verge of collapse. His older brother had died of a brain tumor. His friends were getting caught up in trouble. He knew he would too. To survive, he decided to leave that all behind, and the teenager traveled, alone, from Veracruz, on the Gulf of Mexico, to a place where...
Mexican wrestling comes to John O'Connell high school in San Francisco's Mission District. By AMANDA MARTINEZ and STEVE SALDIVAR
Free but foul. By AMANDA MARTINEZ
Mission powers past O'Connell in two-day baseball series. By JORDAN CONN
In the meantime, it's taco time at 19th and Harrison. By ARMAND EMAMDJOMEH
Mission District schools fail to measure up to even the worst schools. . By AMANDA MARTINEZ
A look into what's happening this week in the Mission District.
Students at John O'Connell shared their summer plans with Mission Loc@l. By SHALWAH EVANS
Early morning Q&A at John O'Connell. By JUSTIN JUUL
New efforts at the high school encourage seniors to apply to college
Mission school reflects on the tragedy across the Bay.
Urban lit draws neighborhood high school students in with harrowing depictions of abuse, drug use and violence they relate to. En Español