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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At Home At School

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Permalink
It takes Marteya Wright an hour and a half to get to school by bus each day. She spent three weeks in a homeless shelter after couch-surfing at friends’ houses. She presses on, working toward her diploma at Encina despite the obstacles. “My friends keep me motivated,” says Wright. She wants a more comfortable life, but for now she’s working hard to get through school.

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