Discuss

Discussion

396 discussions

Sort discussions

Ethnic study to change your life

1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

one of the biggest problems in my community (south centra LA) is they type of education that the youth recieves. we only recieve on side of the story which is always the side that degrades us as human beings. We are painted as ignorant savages (Our ancestors) but in reality there's is more to our history. All this ignorant traps us and makes us believe what they say about us. Our communities are simply poor and our youth are simply not making it out to become better people. A large amount of teens end up dropping from high school or graduating and not attending college. The solution is to empower students to do better and succeed, to come back and change our way of life's. Ethnic studies has proven to empower students to do better and to open their mind to the injustices around us. Take me as an example.

1 reply
1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Littering

1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

The streets in South Central is riddled with trash people drop. The policy in place only covers convictions for being caught not the prevention of littering. A solution can be bringing awareness and placing trash cans on the streets. Putting trash cans out would give people a place to through their trash. The problem arising is trying to get the people to use the trash cans.

1 reply
1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Subliminal messages

1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Have you ever noticed how many liquor stores there are around our community how many fast food places they're are how our community looks runs down compared to another neighborhood specifically a white rich neighborhood how is it that we are so crowed on average there is about 200 people living in one neighborhood in "south central" how are we suppose to have a better life better community if we can't afford it it starts with opportunities and thats something not everyone has so does that makes us equal. But this is the land of the free isn't it????

1 reply
1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Bullying

1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Bullying is a really big issue between teens nowadays. It brings many negative affects to them like depression, suicidal thoughts, or they may even become criminals. It doesn't have to be physical abuse, but it can also be verbal abuse. Bullying can cause the death Of many innocents. It should be stopped because lots of teens suffer from it on a daily basis.

1 reply
1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

BULLYING

2 replies
Gregorio Medina Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

my cap project is on bullying, all the basics of it and all it's types. 

i would definatley like some ideas and i would like to see what others think of the topic, i'm definitley against it 

i feel like my purpose for this topic is to bring more awareness because its  a huge issue especially in todays generation.

2 replies
2 replies
Gregorio Medina Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Subliminal messenges

2 replies
Ivan Lorenzo Robert Sanchez
Last
Bookmark

In the city of Los Angeles, South Central is always criticized and looked "bad upon" just because of how our community is. Just in our community there is a lot of things we do not see or even understand. In other communities, is so much different from ours. For example, here in South Central the most popular places are fast foods restaurants compared to Rancho Cucamanga, having more fancy restaurants then fast food. They also have a health store even nutritional stores. How can we live knowing we and our community is putting us down?

2 replies
2 replies
Ivan Lorenzo Robert Sanchez
Last
Bookmark

Diffrent start time at school

6 replies
Anthony Fonseca Jose Govea Laura Teacher Nina Abonal Finau Palu Anna Christopher
Last
Bookmark

Its very hard to wake up in the morning and get ready for school on time, on top of that you must stay up and remain focused in school for about 6 hours . High school students in the San Lorenzo District need more time in the morning to get ready and prepare for school and actually "wake up" . The question is , Why not a different start time at school? maybe about an hour difference.? Don't you think that would benefit most of us?

6 replies
6 replies
Anthony Fonseca Jose Govea Laura Teacher Nina Abonal Finau Palu Anna Christopher
Last
Bookmark

Littering at school

2 replies
Natalie Perez Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

The problem we are working on is littering at school. This is a problem that is obvious, something that we all see and do nothing about it. 

2 replies
2 replies
Natalie Perez Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

reducing waste

1 reply
Brian Tenorio
Last
Bookmark

The problem I would like to work on is the issue of people not having knowledge of what they can do with their waste. My idea will also involve power & water conservation.Los Angeles is the city that recycles the most . Los Angeles beat New York and Chicago. People around this community already know how to recycle therefore, I want to bring this idea of having workshops that will provide students with ideas on how their waste can be recycled and reused . My goal is not to solve this problem because it can't be solved permanently , waste will always maintain it's existence but , my goal is to leave this community with a positive mindset on how they can improve their lives and the lives of others.

1 reply
1 reply
Brian Tenorio
Last
Bookmark

Dropout prevention

Bookmark

my civic action project is on dropouts and how we can keep students in school and get students to take their studies seriously and aware that school is needed to have a good future and know that education is needed to create a path to their succes.

0 replies
Bookmark

3 stops signs and one crosswalk

2 replies
Nemi Cabrera Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

we are putting up three stop signs and a crosswalk. So far we have made appointments with the principal, called the district and got them to order one stop sign to be put in front of the school.

2 replies
2 replies
Nemi Cabrera Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Train Track safety

1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

What do you think should be done about train track safety? Do you believe that current safety standards are enough to keep students and other people safe from train track accidents? 

 

 

1 reply
1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

Environmentally Friendly School Restrooms?

1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

An issue that my group has been working on are the school restrooms at San Lorenzo Highschool. We want to improve our school restrooms to help make them eco friendly. We believe that they are very run down and need to be modified, and believe that a lot of water is being wasted with overly using water and paper towels are being tooken advantage of with the use of too many. Our current restrooms also waste a lot of resources like water and paper towels and we would like to make them more eco friendly with replacing paper towel dispensers replaced with automatic hand dryers and getting our water faucets to be automatic to save water. This will help make our school look and feel more eco friendly and help enable a healthier look. Does anyone else feel the same about their school restrooms?

1 reply
1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

Stopping the abuse of drugs and alcohol

4 replies
Jaimie Figueroa Jasmine Mora Baltazar Rosillo Martinez Ivan Iniguez
Last
Bookmark

In the communities of San Leandro and San Lorenzo the abuse of illegal drugs and alcohol in minors is very high, especially for Juniors and Seniors in high school. This information has to be told to the parents of the community and to the local schools for a solution. The question is how can there be a stop to a common thing in the community ?

4 replies
4 replies
Jaimie Figueroa Jasmine Mora Baltazar Rosillo Martinez Ivan Iniguez
Last
Bookmark

Litterings issue

1 reply
Lizbeth Yerena
Last
Bookmark

Our goal is to try and reduce littering in school. What can be done to help this issue? 

1 reply
1 reply
Lizbeth Yerena
Last
Bookmark

Train Track Saftey

1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

We are trying to get a awareness sign put up with those who have died in our community. Do you think it would be beneficial.

1 reply
1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

Awareness for Drug Use at Raves

1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark

Our goal is to educate and create awareness for high school students about the drug use at raves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7Z0u5ty4qQ

Please check out our PSA! Give us feedback and suggestions on how we can improve. Also help us in what we can do next.

If you have experience of going to raves, tell us down below! We will use your feedback as evidence.

Thank You!

1 reply
1 reply
Jaimie Figueroa
Last
Bookmark
2 replies
Marisol Ibarra Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Our generation is dying. We need to do something

No matter how dangerous we know the effects of drugs and alcohol are,we cannot stop using them. Many teens say that theys do drugs/drink alcohol for "Valuable " reason. It's really not an excuse. We need to wake up and help ourselves survive.

So what can we do?

2 replies
2 replies
Marisol Ibarra Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Bullying

2 replies
Nina Abonal Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

Do you believe that bullying could be completely eliminated or end with the proper steps and actions taken ?

2 replies
2 replies
Nina Abonal Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

lunch lines to long

1 reply
Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

A problem that we've been having at our school and that we are trying to address. Is that many locations at or school for lunch have been closed down, which makes the lunch lines waiting time longer. so sometimes by the time you even get your food five minutes after and the lunch bell rings for class to begin. so that gives you five minutes to finish you like and five to go get your things for class. Also, sometimes if you wait until the end to not have to wait in the long lunch lines the food runs out, and another thing is that our large variety that our school once offered has been cut down significantly to a very small amount of variety.

1 reply
1 reply
Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark
1 reply
Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

Our generation is dying. We need to do something.

No matter  how dangerous we know the effects of drugs and alcohol are, we cannot stop using them. Many teens say that they  do drugs for "valuable " reason. It's really not an excuse. we need to wake up and help ourselves survive.

So what can we do?

1 reply
1 reply
Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark
2 replies
Nina Abonal Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

At Arroyo High School, there are problems of crime such as vandalism and theft. There have been multiple cases of vandalism around the school which has a negative effect on the school’s appearance. Painting over the vandalism is costly and takes time away from doing something else. In the last year, there was approximately 5 cases of theft in the student designated parking lot. To promote a safer school environment, a solution to decrease and prevent crime could be the use of security cameras on campus. There are already a few cameras present on campus, but there are simply there for show and are not being used. The district’s policy states that they are not responsible for student’s possessions and anything caught on camera (if cameras are in use) may be use it a crime occurs. Students should be able to attend school feeling safe and not worried that their items may be stolen. Our goal is to change and enforce the district’s policy. The new policy would take the students’ belongings into consideration. The school will turn on and use the current cameras on campus in addition to expanding security cameras into the student parking lot as well.

2 replies
2 replies
Nina Abonal Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Child abuse and neglect

2 replies
Nina Abonal Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

The abuse and neglect of children is a serious problem in California. Children who are abused or neglected often exhibit emotional , cognitive , and behavioral problems. children who are abused are more likely to repeat the cycle of violence. What can we do to help children that are abused or neglected so the cycle doesn't continue.

 

2 replies
2 replies
Nina Abonal Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Drought and Informing

2 replies
Nina Abonal Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Water is still an issue that is current. What can my group do that could help inform the general public in an impactive way. We want to inform the people of san Lorenzo regulations about watering grass and the impact that drought has affected our resources as a state. What can we do to help inform ?

2 replies
2 replies
Nina Abonal Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Enforce No Drop-offs on Red Sidewalk

1 reply
Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

            There are many parents that either pick-up or drop-off their kids inside the school’s student parking lot, rather than using the “loop,” which is designed for the sole purpose to pick-up and drop-off. It’s causing congestion inside the parking lot and poses a fire hazard because they are parking next to a red fire-lane sidewalk.

            The congestion will result in traffic and some student who try to park have complained that they have been tardy to class because of this. Another problem is that in the case of a fire or some other type of emergency, the fire-trucks, ambulances, and police cars will have a hard time trying to park their vehicle because parents’ cars get in the way.

            The vehicle code12.64.225 Parking Against Red Curb states: a person shall not stop, park , or leave their vehicle adjacent to a curb that is designated by a red paint. We want to enforce this policy more to let parents know that what they are doing is illegal and hazardous.

We want to work on this to prevent accidents and prevent complications to the emergency services. Surveys that we’ve created were given to students that use that parking lot, and all of them agreed that it indeed does cause a problem for them when they try to park and or leave. Also, students that are dropped-off by the red zone were asked if they knew their parents were parking next to a sidewalk painted in red. Most of them responded that they had no idea and that they didn’t notice the red paint. Our buy-in from this problem is that students that park in that parking lot, which includes me and other students with a permit with a a permit to drive, will not have to go through the congestion that is currently happening, and the emergency services will not have to struggle to find an area to park and quickly respond to an emergency.

 

We will contact our school’s sheriff and discuss the problem. We are going to have the sheriff park his vehicle by the area where the congestion is happening, for a few days to keep the parents from parking there. We are also thinking of making the district have create a sign to emphasize to the parents that what they are doing is illegal and possibly receive a fine for doing so.

1 reply
1 reply
Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Life After High School

1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

The purpose of our CAP project is to create a way for students in high school to find careers that they want to pursue.  The problem is that too many people entering college don't know what they want to major in and end up staying in college longer, or chaining their majors many times.  This wastes money and time that students could be entering the work force.  We want to provide students with career choice opportunities, so that they will be prepared for life after high school. 

 

1 reply
1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

child abuse and neglect

1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

The abuse and neglect of children is a serious problem in California and the nation. Children who are abused or neglected often exhibit emotional, cognitive, behavioral problems and are more likely to repeat the cycle of violence in the future. What can we do to help the children who get abused?

1 reply
1 reply
Nina Abonal
Last
Bookmark

Sexual assault in military

1 reply
Alexei Mendoza
Last
Bookmark

Sexual assault is a great problem in the military, men and women are getting assaulted and the ones who do it get away with it! There is a big problem in the military's justice system. What is happening to the victims is they can not go and tell on the ones who have assaulted them because if they do they might get kicked out of the military, get "bullied" by others of higher rank, and nothing happens to the one who has assaulted due to there rank.  

1 reply
1 reply
Alexei Mendoza
Last
Bookmark

Employment Discrimination

1 reply
Alexei Mendoza
Last
Bookmark

Somewhere out there in the world there's some type of employment discrimination going on, whether its because of weight or gender, etc. It's wrong and the discrimination needs to stop between the employer and employees. It's affecting those being discriminated against in a negative way. What rules/regulations/etc. should be made to possibly stop the discrimination in the workplace?

1 reply
1 reply
Alexei Mendoza
Last
Bookmark

Providing lactose free milk in school

2 replies
Vanessa Serratos Neida Trinidad
Last
Bookmark

Do you believe some of the schools funds should go into buying lactose free milk for students who are lactose intolerant? If so why? If not where do you think school funding should be spent on and why?

2 replies
2 replies
Vanessa Serratos Neida Trinidad
Last
Bookmark

Underage Illegal Partying

3 replies
Vanessa Serratos Anna Christopher Martin Garcia
Last
Bookmark

Our Civic action is about underage teens who go out in dangerous hours to participate in parties where they smoke weed, drink and etc. We know that this is the cause but what are the affects in attending these underage illegal parties??

3 replies
3 replies
Vanessa Serratos Anna Christopher Martin Garcia
Last
Bookmark

Drivers Education and Training

1 reply
Martin Garcia
Last
Bookmark

Our CAP project is to bring back a drivers ed program to our school. We plan to have drivers ed available as an elective class. So far, we have gotten the numbers of people with a parking permit in the student parking lot (you need a license for a permit) in order to compare those numbers to the class sizes. Then, we interviewed some students on some reasons they cannot drive and if they would support drivers ed coming back. 

We would appreciate feedback on our topic and suggestions on what we should do to achieve this goal. Thank you

1 reply
1 reply
Martin Garcia
Last
Bookmark

The Quality of School Restrooms

2 replies
Martin Garcia Eunique Hawkins
Last
Bookmark

The quality of our school restrooms is unacceptable. First, they are never supplied adequately (with toilet seat covers, toilet paper, feminine products, etc.). Furthermore, the hygiene is atrocious, with paper towels overflowing the garbage cans, urine on the floors, and used toilet paper sitting un-flushed in the toilets. In addition, several aspects of our restrooms are not up to par; for example, we have door stalls that don't lock, toilets that don't flush, and sink faucets that don't work.

Please help us work toward our goal of improving the general quality of our school restrooms; any advice or feedback in regards to what we can do to solve this issue would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

2 replies
2 replies
Martin Garcia Eunique Hawkins
Last
Bookmark

School lunch healthy problem

5 replies
Sahil Gupta Jose De La Torre Ernesto Damazo Chang Emily Tsou eric stubbs
Last
Bookmark

Do you think school lunches are enough to make you healthy?  What kind of food options would you like to have on campus? How much money do you normally spend for food at school?  Are most students paying for their lunch, reduced fee, or free lunch?

5 replies
5 replies
Sahil Gupta Jose De La Torre Ernesto Damazo Chang Emily Tsou eric stubbs
Last
Bookmark

Train Track Safety Sign

2 replies
Baltazar Rosillo Martinez Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

Near my high school are train tracks that have had fatalities on, including a student that attended my school. Would building a train safety sign help prevent future lives being lost? 

2 replies
2 replies
Baltazar Rosillo Martinez Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

Competitive Teacher Wages

1 reply
Chanho Lee
Last
Bookmark

The problem is that the San Lorenzo Unified School District (SLZUSD) has one of the lowest teachers'  wages and is one of the least competitive districts out of all the school districts in Alameda County. Our school, Arroyo High School, had eight unfilled positions in the beginning of the year because teachers didn't want to come, proving that we're not competitive with other schools and districts. Our goal is to raise teachers' wages to make our district competitive and to also spread awareness of this injustice. If we raise teachers' wages to a competitive salary, more teachers will want to come work at our district and current teachers won't want to leave as well. Our district will also be able to hire better qualified teachers with higher wages. This is beneficial not only to teachers, but also to students because if more teachers are hired due to higher wages, class sizes will be reduced and students will be able to get more one-to-one interactions with their teacher. Teachers will also feel more satisfied and enthusiastic to work, leading to a more positive learning environment. Help spread awareness of this injustice! Contact the school board and voice your opinion. Feedback is appreciated :)

1 reply
1 reply
Chanho Lee
Last
Bookmark

School Recycling

3 replies
Finau Palu BeJour Wilson Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

We have a recycling problem at Arroyo. The lack of recycling is attracting seagulls, makes the school appear dirty, and by not recycling Arroyo is missing out on huge profits. If our policy is enforced, it will help fix the current problems and bring in big revenues for our school that will help pay for dances, and other student events. Likewise, we're helping save the environment.

3 replies
3 replies
Finau Palu BeJour Wilson Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

Changing school start time

11 replies
Finau Palu Miguel Lopez Tijara Francis Jose Gutierrez Viridiana Duarte Justine Telles Daisy Ramirez Alexis Galvez Skyla Hull Jocelyn Halliday
Last
Bookmark

   What time does your school start?  Do you function well in the morning?  How do you feel about changing the start time to 9:00 and end at 4:00? Do you think your grades will improve ?  Do you think you get enough sleep daily?

11 replies
11 replies
Finau Palu Miguel Lopez Tijara Francis Jose Gutierrez Viridiana Duarte Justine Telles Daisy Ramirez Alexis Galvez Skyla Hull Jocelyn Halliday
Last
Bookmark

Best Buddies

2 replies
Korvette Lopez Jonny Gonzalez
Last
Bookmark

Do you think more schools need Best Buddies programs? Why do a lot of schools not have this program even though it is helpful for students with disabilities? 

2 replies
2 replies
Korvette Lopez Jonny Gonzalez
Last
Bookmark

Bullying in schools

8 replies
Finau Palu Korvette Lopez Samantha Chi Grisselda Rios Fernanda Guerrero Loya eric stubbs Seo Ryan tommy tong
Last
Bookmark

Does bullying happen in your school?  What types of bullying have you seen? Does you or your friends ever bullied by some one else?

8 replies
8 replies
Finau Palu Korvette Lopez Samantha Chi Grisselda Rios Fernanda Guerrero Loya eric stubbs Seo Ryan tommy tong
Last
Bookmark

Cancer

1 reply
Korvette Lopez
Last
Bookmark

Why so many people died from cancer?

What causes cancer to become so common nowadays?

1 reply
1 reply
Korvette Lopez
Last
Bookmark

Cancer

1 reply
Korvette Lopez
Last
Bookmark

Why so many people died from cancer?

What causes cancer to become so common nowadays?

1 reply
1 reply
Korvette Lopez
Last
Bookmark

Cancer

9 replies
Alejandra Quintero Xochitl Toscano Kimberly Garcia Elora Chavez Gabriela Martinez Karen Chou Seo Ryan Brillante Vasquez jennifer lin
Last
Bookmark

Why do you think many people are currently being diagnosed with cancer?

Do you know anyone who is battling cancer?  If so, what type of cancer and what types of treatment are they receiving?

9 replies
9 replies
Alejandra Quintero Xochitl Toscano Kimberly Garcia Elora Chavez Gabriela Martinez Karen Chou Seo Ryan Brillante Vasquez jennifer lin
Last
Bookmark

Cancer

9 replies
Alejandra Quintero Xochitl Toscano Kimberly Garcia Elora Chavez Gabriela Martinez Karen Chou Seo Ryan Brillante Vasquez jennifer lin
Last
Bookmark

Why do you think many people are currently being diagnosed with cancer?

Do you know anyone who is battling cancer?  If so, what type of cancer and what types of treatment are they receiving?

9 replies
9 replies
Alejandra Quintero Xochitl Toscano Kimberly Garcia Elora Chavez Gabriela Martinez Karen Chou Seo Ryan Brillante Vasquez jennifer lin
Last
Bookmark

school lunch

1 reply
Alejandra Cuevas
Last
Bookmark

What type of healthy food do you want to add?What menus are they serving in your school?Are you happy with those menus? or do you want to change it?

1 reply
1 reply
Alejandra Cuevas
Last
Bookmark

Water conservation

1 reply
Alejandra Quintero
Last
Bookmark

How important is water to you? Are you willing to change your daily-routines to help conserve some water? What are you willing to do?

1 reply
1 reply
Alejandra Quintero
Last
Bookmark

Water Conservation

3 replies
Alejandra Cuevas Marisol Ibarra Andersen Oei
Last
Bookmark

What are some effective and affordable ways to reducing the amount of wasted water?

3 replies
3 replies
Alejandra Cuevas Marisol Ibarra Andersen Oei
Last
Bookmark

Teen Drug Use

5 replies
Jose De La Torre Jorge Melara BeJour Wilson Ixchel Quiroz Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

Our goal is to help our senior class be aware of the negative things that happen if you do drugs as a teen.

5 replies
5 replies
Jose De La Torre Jorge Melara BeJour Wilson Ixchel Quiroz Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

School Lunch

4 replies
Jeremy Gilbert Stephanie Cervantes Abraham Perez Graciela Hernandez
Last
Bookmark

What type of healthy food would you like your cafeteria to serve? Is the quality of the food good or poor? What changes do you suggest should be made to improve our lunch menus so that we can have more students actually eat during lunch time?

4 replies
4 replies
Jeremy Gilbert Stephanie Cervantes Abraham Perez Graciela Hernandez
Last
Bookmark

School drop off zone.

3 replies
Esmir Husic Ixchel Quiroz Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

There have been various accidents in schools due to the lack of precaution while dropping off students. What are some ideas that can help this problem stop?

3 replies
3 replies
Esmir Husic Ixchel Quiroz Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Prescription Drug Abuse

2 replies
Salma Anaya Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Prescription drugs are being abused all over the world, is there any scenario in which a person should take them when not prescribed the medication? Is there any scenario in which a person should take more than prescribed?

2 replies
2 replies
Salma Anaya Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Police Brutality

2 replies
Tijara Francis Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

What do you believe about police brutality? If you believe there is what do you think we should do to change it?

2 replies
2 replies
Tijara Francis Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

Filtering Sewer Water Before it Reaches the Bay

1 reply
Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

For those of you who live in the Bay, water collected from the streets don't get filtered before it reaches the bay.  Do you think that the fact that sewage water doesn't get filtered before it reaches the ocean. Does this contributes largely to ocean pollution?  And for those of you who do not live in the Bay, would you consider Ocean pollution a big problem?

1 reply
1 reply
Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

School Parking Lots

1 reply
Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Our goal is to help those who drive to school get to class on time. The traffic coming to school causes students to park in the spaces towards the back of the lot. This leads to an increase in the amount of time it takes them to walk to class and reduces the time they have to go to their lockers. Not only will this help those who are driving, but also the students who get dropped off. Parents and student drivers struggle to get into the parking lot quickly enough because of all the traffic. By opening up the parking lot in the back of our school, students will have more convenient parking spaces. Those who have classes in the back of the school will be able to get to class faster. Parents will have to deal with less student drivers when dropping of their kids in the front of the school. Overall, this will help the flow of traffic and also make the roads safer because drivers won't have to rush as much.

1 reply
1 reply
Ixchel Quiroz
Last
Bookmark

Housing Shortage, Minimum Wage Linked in Los Angeles

Bookmark

If any of you are interested in finding out about housing shortage and what's expected of the minimum wage in the future for Los Angeles, this is a great website. It is our governor-Erick Garcetti- making great points about how there is a benefit in raising minimum wages and why. He states that housing shortage is linked to low minimum wage. 

0 replies
Bookmark

Helping war veterans back into regular life

2 replies
Ruth Serrano Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

In order to give aid (e.g. financial help or treatment for PTSD) to our war veterans, will you be willing to pay more taxes to establish and maintain facilities for them? Why or why not?

 

2 replies
2 replies
Ruth Serrano Marisol Ibarra
Last
Bookmark

Bell Gardens transportation system.

2 replies
Melissa Ramirez Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Residants in Bell Gardens are getting cramped into one small bus.  It is hard to navigate through the bus trying to find a seat ora   spot to find. The bus gets full of people, often the bus do not stop for people in bus stops because is full of people. This is a probelm that needs to bo fixed. What can i do to fix this probelm and how?

2 replies
2 replies
Melissa Ramirez Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Prescription Drugs

1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Should prescription drugs be legal they seem to be killing over 100,000
people annually? Are they being used properly or are people taking advantage

1 reply
1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Helping our War Veternas

1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Are the government policies, and independent organizations that benefit/ help our war veterans enough for them to get back into civilian life once they have returned from serving our country?

1 reply
1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

a greener enviornment

1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Are people willing to stop using plastic and find a more efficient way to go through our everyday lives without using up a lot of carbon, and find a way to control the large amount of (CO2) in our atmosphere?

1 reply
1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Adding Time to the School Schedule

1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

 

Would you extend the schools time for two days out of your week to increase your academic ability and facilitate your English and Math classes? Explain why or why not.

1 reply
1 reply
Nemi Cabrera
Last
Bookmark

Water Conservation

3 replies
Kiara Rolon Pedro Jaimez Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

How could we come together as a community to save water? Any ideas? Would you be willing to make some sacrifices (shorter showers, no baths, etc.)?

3 replies
3 replies
Kiara Rolon Pedro Jaimez Jesse Higuera
Last
Bookmark

Unfixed Street Lights

1 reply
Michelle Baltazar
Last
Bookmark

What steps can I take in order to try and progress in getting a street light fixed which is causing traffic problems that interfere with people’s daily routine?

1 reply
1 reply
Michelle Baltazar
Last
Bookmark

How Should Schools Utilize Their Funds Properly?

1 reply
Francisco Ramirez
Last
Bookmark

On an annual basis, schools are given money to issue throughout the school. However, the problem is-- do they use it properly. Recently, at the high school I'm attending, the school has bought lanyards for our ID's, and hired workers to remove the old gum off of the school grounds. It's understandable that the lanyards are for security reasons and the gum removal is for-- to make the school nicer, However, there are problems in the school that need to be adressed: there aren't enough books, or the insides of the buildings are in need or renovation since some classes do seem like safety hazards. Yet, there isn't a student council that is able to adress this properly. What do you believe should occurr? Should there be a student council? And is this a major problem?

1 reply
1 reply
Francisco Ramirez
Last
Bookmark

changing the school lunch menu

4 replies
Marilinn Islas Emily Galarza zilana aikebaer Eric Zhang
Last
Bookmark

Do you think our school lunch is healthy for our body enough? How much of money do you usually pay for your lunch? Have you ever get any complains for the lunch menu on your school? How do you think having any other lunch menus?

4 replies
4 replies
Marilinn Islas Emily Galarza zilana aikebaer Eric Zhang
Last
Bookmark

Wearing hats on school?

1 reply
Vanessa Vielmas
Last
Bookmark

Should students be allowed to wear their hat’s in school and wear it the way they want to? Explain your reasoning...

1 reply
1 reply
Vanessa Vielmas
Last
Bookmark

Best Buddies

3 replies
Angeles Alvarez Christopher Lee Brillante Vasquez
Last
Bookmark

What other schools have a Best Buddies club that is well funded and well known?

3 replies
3 replies
Angeles Alvarez Christopher Lee Brillante Vasquez
Last
Bookmark

cancer

2 replies
Seo Ryan Hank Zhai
Last
Bookmark

Many people are battling cancer, do you think it has become an epidemic?  How do you think we can prevent cancer?  Are the fundraising events to defeat cancer effective and is it challenging the money to the right places?  Are pharmaceutical companies benefiting most from cancer treatment or patients?

 

 

2 replies
2 replies
Seo Ryan Hank Zhai
Last
Bookmark

cancer

2 replies
Seo Ryan Hank Zhai
Last
Bookmark

Many people are battling cancer, do you think it has become an epidemic?  How do you think we can prevent cancer?  Are the fundraising events to defeat cancer effective and is it challenging the money to the right places?  Are pharmaceutical companies benefiting most from cancer treatment or patients?

 

 

2 replies
2 replies
Seo Ryan Hank Zhai
Last
Bookmark

Mental disabilities

3 replies
Richard Park Brian Jan Deborah Kim
Last
Bookmark

How should schools help those with mental disabilities? Should more schools have best buddies to help these patients?

3 replies
3 replies
Richard Park Brian Jan Deborah Kim
Last
Bookmark

Veteran Aid

1 reply
Deborah Kim
Last
Bookmark

Do you think our veterans are receiving adequate support when they return home from their tour of duty?

1 reply
1 reply
Deborah Kim
Last
Bookmark

change the lunch time

1 reply
david dong
Last
Bookmark

how long do you school have for lunch time? do you think it is healthy for eat fast because we don't have enough time for lunch? how long you need buy lunch? it is enough for you to finish lunch?

1 reply
1 reply
david dong
Last
Bookmark

ebola

1 reply
Richard Park
Last
Bookmark

Do you think more people in the U.S. should be aware of the risk of ebola?

Someone from Texas already has been infected.

1 reply
1 reply
Richard Park
Last
Bookmark
Page: () 1 2 3 4