When 2:30 p.m. rolled around, Merkel and Meech got the kids ready to go, told them to have a good weekend, watched them go, then closed the school down. They’ll only do this for one more month until the school year ends and Rand dismisses its students for the last time.
For this article, California News Publishers Association awarded me third place in the “Education” category for our newspaper’s division. This contest was for work done in 2017. Clicking here, you can search for my name to pull up the results.