Teachers work to fight inequity

For the past decade, teachers and administrators have been working to provide equal opportunities for all students.
“We started talking about equity as a building… 15-16 years ago,” assistant principal John E. Thomas said.

Backpacks bring pain

Of 44 students, 37 said they’ve experienced pain due to carrying their backpacks.They said they experienced pain mainly in their backs, shoulders and neck. 
Of the 37, 18 said they experienced pain in shoulders, eight said, “Back,” four said, “Neck,” and seven said, ”All of the above.”