Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Posted on 06/05/2020
City Hall
Friends,

I want to extend my warmest congratulations to all of our graduating LAUSD students across the 13th District! 

This has been an incredibly difficult and unprecedented academic year: you had to leave school earlier than expected due to the COVID-19 pandemic; you had to work through the difficulties of learning online while at home; and you and your school had to reimagine what a graduation ceremony might look like in this new reality we are experiencing.

I hope that this experience has shown the exceptional value of having your parents, relatives, friends, and other support systems in your life who have helped you get through these past few months of coping with an online education. 

I want to thank all of those raising our young Angelenos, giving them the best possible living environment which has allowed them to academically succeed during this unique moment in our city’s history. 

Students: this has undoubtedly been a challenge for all of us, but I hope you realize how strong you are because of this experience. It will prepare you well for the next step of your educational journey, whether that be middle school, high school, or college.

I also want to commend our school’s educators across the 13th District who found innovative ways to teach our students during these trying times. The faculty and staff at our schools are people that have surrounded you over the years providing care, love, and academic enrichment with the goal of seeing your thrive as you embark on your next journey.

Wishing you a fun and safe summer. Best of luck in the year to come.

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Kind regards,


MITCH O’FARRELL
 

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