From left, Monarch Principal Sarita Fuentes, Tom Wornham of the Century Club, and Charles Dabelgott of Farmers talk while board member Julie Dillon helps a student.

From left, Monarch Principal Sarita Fuentes, Tom Wornham of the Century Club, and Charles Dabelgott of Farmers talk while board member Julie Dillon helps a student. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

The quiet of Monarch School, at the foot of Cedar Street in downtown San Diego, is punctuated by train horns on this Wednesday morning while students bear down for their instructional day...

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