Orange H.S. Students Immerse Themselves In ‘Lemon Grove Incident’ History

Orange Grove High School Students Travel to Lemon Grove To Hear ‘The Lemon Grove Incident’ Story As Told By Helen Ofield

Students from Ms. Natalia Navarro’s Chicano and Latin American History Class traveled to Lemon Grove on January 14th to see the Lemon Grove Incident Mural on Broadway Avenue and hear Helen Ofield’s superb talk on the 1931 famous civil rights case.
LGHS Board member Robert Bulling was on hand for questions and noted “We could not have had a nicer group of students visit the mural, quiet but alert, they politely listened to this important Lemon Grove story and asked great questions.”  The teachers were thrilled to learn how the parents fought against the segregation the School Board tried to impose on them.
Orange Cove High School Students visit the Lemon Grove Incident Mural


  • Laura Hook

    President - Lemon Grove Historical Society Laura has been a Lemon Grove resident since 1981 serving as Secretary on the historical society board and as a docent in the Parsonage Museum when not volunteering in other capacities. She and her husband, John, raised two children in town, prompting Laura to volunteer as PTA President of San Miguel Elementary and Helix Charter High School. She served as PTA Council President for the Lemon Grove School District. Laura served as a Lemon Grove Planning Commissioner, participant in various civic workshops, and somehow found time to pursue a career as a Kaiser Hospital Unit Coordinator. Along with her presidential duties, Laura is the LGHS liaison to the San Diego Museum Council.

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