Welcome Guest! You have 5 free reads leftLogin/Register
News
You Are Here: Home » Education

State sees increase in student access to free meals

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today reported a 32 percent increase in the number of students automatically approved to receive free meals in California schools as a result of collaborative efforts among three state agencies, two legislators and food policy advocates. In December 2015, the last month complete data are available, the 32 […]

Read more

FUSD application deadline for community liaisons ends

Farmersville Unified School District has made several changes within the spring semester and could possibly be making as few more as the application deadline for the long overdue community liaison positions closed on Friday, Jan. 29. As more migrant families struggle to afford or find Internet access, how do educators reach parents on the opposite […]

Read more

In Brief

February is the month for kindness During Library Lovers Month the Tulare County Library branch crafts will focus on showing our library love by honoring Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 17. Here are the Kindness crafts for each week: February 1 through 5 – Chain of Kindness February 8 through 12 – Gratitude […]

Read more

Exeter Unified School District refinances bonds

School districts are responsible for a great number of things from the shaping of young minds to instilling the importance of good character. In addition to the direct impact on students’ lives, school districts are also beholden to their stakeholders. During Exeter Unified School District’s board meeting held on Dec. 9, Superintendent Tim Hire announced […]

Read more

COS Offers FAFSA and Dream Act Workshops

College of the Sequoias is pleased to offer to the community as well as current and prospective students workshops on the 2016-17 FAFSA and Dream Act Applications. Enrollment is now open and the priority deadline to file is March 2, to qualify for state aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an […]

Read more

Mock Trial is set for January 28

The public is invited to watch 11 Tulare County high school teams compete in the annual Tulare County Mock Trial Competition beginning Jan. 26. The Mock Trial teams are comprised of 10 to 20 students who take on the roles of lawyers, witnesses, court clerks and bailiffs. All teams must make their presentations based on […]

Read more

Ruiz 4 Kids seeks applicants for 2016 scholarships

Ruiz 4 Kids Scholarship applications are available online for high school seniors who attend a high school located within a 35-mile radius of Dinuba or Tulare. “The pursuit of higher education for some can feel like an unachievable dream,” explained Blanca Santana, Ruiz 4 Kids Dinuba. “The Louis F. Ruiz Golf Invitational funds the Ruiz […]

Read more

The long and winding road

“Many times I’ve been alone, and many times I’ve cried, any way you’ll never know the many ways I’ve tried” -The Beatles, “The Long and Winding Road.” Bravo Lake principal Tony Casares opened Monday’s gradation ceremony quoting The Beatles’ hit song, “I think that song is appropriate for today. It has been a somewhat long […]

Read more

Visalia schools closer to all-day kindergarten

Kindergartners at Crowley and Goshen elementary schools in Visalia returned to school on Jan. 11 to find that their day was a little longer than last year. Area Superintendent Jacquie Gaebe said the Visalia Unified elementary schools are the latest to make the transition from AM/PM or half-day classes to all-day kindergarten. “We took parents […]

Read more

Tulare Co. welcomes future foster parents

Tulare County Foster Care Licensing will hold orientation meetings for prospective foster parents at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, and Thursday, Feb. 18 at its 26500 S. Mooney Blvd. office. In addition to scheduled orientations, Tulare County Foster Care Licensing staff members now offer personal orientations in order to be more accessible to prospective […]

Read more

© 2012 - 2015 The Foothills Sun-Gazette ~ Powered By Wordpress

Scroll to top