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Montebello Park Elementary Students Enjoy a Day on Ice

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Ice Skating Event Sponsored by Gloria Molina and LA County Parks & Recreation

 

Fourth- and fifth-graders from Montebello Park Elementary School in East Los Angeles enjoyed a winter wonderland in their neighborhood on November 21. The event, sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina and the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, featured a real ice rink, face painting, arts and crafts, a balloon artist and live entertainment.

Approximately 120 students from four classes were bused from their school to the East Los Angeles Civic Center, where a temporary ice rink was set up. With the help of teachers, students were sized for ice skates, and jumped on the rink for 30-minute sessions until noon. They also assisted each other on the rink, with one student helping a peer in his wheelchair.

"A new and fun activity such as this one provides students with a great experience for the holiday season," said Superintendent of Schools Cleve Pell. "This experience will no doubt be one that our students and staff will remember and cherish."

La Merced Elementary Unveils MUSD's 20th Garden

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District Partners Continue to Invest in School-Based Garden Programs

Marking the opening of Montebello Unified’s 20th school garden, La Merced Elementary School students, parents, community members, ...more