Words of Encouragement!
In all the media reports about the COVID-19 pandemic, and in all of the directives and advisories, Delano Union School District Superintendent Rosalina Rivera saw something essential was missing: Words of encouragement. So, she decided to do something about it. That began Friday morning when Jack Tillman, the district’s director of maintenance and operations, and two of his workers, Ralph Cruz and Jose Heredia, installed the first two signs with a simple message of encouragement to not only the district’s students and parents, but everybody driving along Cecil Avenue, one of Delano’s busiest streets, and seeing the Cecil Avenue Math and Science Academy signs. “Together — We Will See It Through” in English, “Juntos — Lo Sobreviviremos!” in Spanish,