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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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It’s Not Always About The Meal

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | Permalink

Deborah Luman has been Encina High School’s cafeteria supervisor for the past eight years. She starts her day at 5 a.m. and supervises the kitchen staff in preparing breakfast and lunch for the school’s 1,100 students. But Luman serves up more than just food in her busy cafeteria. She gives advice to student workers when they need it or a stern look and warning to those misbehaving. And she’s there to give a hug to a student who might be going through a tough time at home or at school.


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Marnette Federis

Former Digital News Editor

Marnette Federis was a digital news editor at Capital Public Radio. Her journalism experiences include stints as a reporter, videographer and Web producer at traditional print outlets, digital-only publications and a television station.  Read Full Bio 

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