Primitivo Pre-K through 5th Grade School
En Español tambien. This is a good first stop in understanding the changing neighborhood. Primitivo Garcia and his brother Alfredo were students in Margaret Kindermann’s evening English language class at Westport High School. After class one fall evening in 1967, the brothers ran to the rescue of their 25-year old teacher who was being attacked by several youth outside the school. She was five months pregnant. One of the attackers shot and wounded Primitivo and he died several days later. The brothers’ heroism was recognized locally and nationally. The grade school was named after Primitivo.
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