Veteran Reynaldo Guerrero lowers his head Tuesday during a graduation ceremony for himself and fellow veterans. The state recently changed the rules, making it possible for veterans who dropped out to receive their diplomas.
From left, Ariel Villegas and Emily Villarreal, both students at St. Mary’s Academy Charter School, laugh as they make flour tortillas Friday during class. The project was part social studies and part science for these students. It also tied in nicely with the Diez y Seis celebration this past weekend.