The City of Torrance will proclaim today as National Teacher day during the City Council meeting tonight.

The day recognizes the impact teachers make in our community. They lay the foundation for good citizenship and help keep democracy alive. A commitment that comes with many sacrifices to support their students. Schools across the Torrance Unified School District have plans to participate in events throughout the week.

Today at Walteria Elementary school students gave their teachers school supplies. Yesterday, Riviera Elementary School gave teachers flowers. Even though National Teacher Appreciation Day is May 9th. Chipotle is appreciating teachers early today. From 3pm to close, all teachers, faculty and school staff members with valid proof of ID can get a buy one get one free deal on burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos.