MetWest High School

5:42pm

Mon June 3, 2013
Education

Oakland high school students head out of the classroom to solve neighborhood problems

Lizzy Schultz

It’s a Friday afternoon at the MetWest High School gymnasium. Over a hundred students and faculty are gathered for the school’s weekly town hall meeting.

Senior Jose Gomez is at the front of the gym. He’s proposing his thesis project: “So the issue I’m focusing on is many Latino families have a lack of communication between each other. I’m trying to get them strengthened,” says Gomez.

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