Monday, July 20, 2009

IN THE NEWS: Parade plays up rite of passage

Community celebrates educational transition
CITY HEIGHTS — Twelve-year-old Rufino Zapata was a fifth-grader among fifth-graders Tuesday at Rosa Parks Elementary School. And he was feeling pretty special about it.

Rufino was among 600 City Heights students who marched in an annual parade that celebrates the passage of elementary students to middle school. Rufino will be promoted from Parks elementary on Tuesday. Read more from the San Diego Union-Tribune.