Alvarado students get hearts’ ‘Desire’ in Rowland Heights


The hammering is dying down, the steamrollers have left and the landscapers
are finishing up.

Alvarado Intermediate School has been transformed into a model campus in
Rowland Heights, following a $5 million renovation that’s taken several years.

The four phases of construction don’t seem to have phased Principal Ying L.
Tsao. In fact, the administrator couldn’t be happier with her “new” school.

“The staff and students are thrilled by the remodeled classrooms and campus,”
Tsao said. “The contractor worked on two wings at a time and they should be
finished by the end of September.”

Read more in Rich Irwin’s story DESIRE.