Passing of a custodial staff member

Custodian Cecil Harris passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 19. Principal Brandon Dade notified teachers through an email Wednesday, Feb. 20; students were notified during a school-wide announcement Monday, March 4.

Harris worked in the Walnut Valley Unified School District for 14 years. Serving as a long-term substitute custodian in the district since 2005, Harris became a permanent night custodian at Walnut High School in 2013. Harris worked from 2-10 p.m. every weekday, managing the A and D buildings. He maintained a perfect attendance record and was always early for work.

Custodians Ernie Mota and Patrick McConnell have taken on Harris’ custodial duties.

By Head Editorial Board 

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