The View From Here: A Year At Encina

1,100 students. 21 languages. 56 teachers. Encina Preparatory (6-12) High School serves families who come from around the world and across the street. This year we explore culture, resilience, challenges and change in suburban Sacramento.

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Representing The Hijabi Muslim Girl

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Permalink

Adian Al-Maliki is a senior at Encina Preparatory School. She decided to wear the hijab when she was ten years old. “Some people just forget sometimes where they came from. I feel like it reminds me where I’m actually from.” Her family immigrated to Sacramento from Basra, Iraq. Adian became an Encina student four years ago.

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Multimedia Producer Andrew Nixon illustrates CapRadio’s Web content with visual journalism including still photos and videos. He works in the news and information department, and on CapRadio’s documentary program, “The View From Here.”  Read Full Bio 

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