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LHS freshmen creating blueprints of learning

Nine freshman learners from Lindsay High School recently accomplished an amazing feat. The Engineering Academy cohort made up of freshman worked with local engineering firm Mangini and Associates, Inc. as well as local partners to take first place at the Tulare County Internnect Design Competition. Internnect project asked learners to design a health care facility […]

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Take notes

Boys & Girls Clubs offer food that’s in when school is out Many children go without lunch when the school year ends. The Summer Food Service program sponsored by the USDA announces nutritious meals will be served with the help of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sequoias throughout Tulare County. This summer, children […]

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Students link to cancer research

Every Relay For Life is a friendly race to raise more money than the next team. It is a sprint of spirit where relayers put their all into finding a cure for cancer. Each year, every team crosses the finish line, but one team holds their hands a little higher for their contribution to funding […]

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Exeter Chamber honors local scholars for life

The Exeter Chamber of Commerce held its annual California Scholastic Federation (CSF) luncheon May 8 at the Exeter Woman’s Club’s Clubhouse, located at 201 N. Kaweah Ave. in Exeter. Twenty-nine students were introduced by Exeter Union High School teacher Stan Linman at the event. Students recognized as 100% Life Members were: Karina Carstens, Sarah Dreyer, […]

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Grad rates climb in the foothills

For the fifth year in a row, California’s graduation rate climbed as the dropout rate fell, according to a report released last month by the California Department of Education. More than eight out of 10 students statewide, or 80.8%, who started high school in 2010-11 graduated with their class in 2013. That is up 0.6 […]

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Ruiz 4 kids picks 6 at WHS

Ruiz 4 Kids has announced the recipients of their 2015 Ruiz 4 Kids Scholarships Awards. Six of these awardees are graduates of Woodlake High School – Gabrielle Diaz, Abbie Friel, James Hernandez, Cyrena Lopez, Denise Renteria and Ramon Reyes Reyes. All scholarship dollars are raised via the Louis F. Ruiz Golf Invitational. This year, Ruiz […]

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Taking on the battle of reading

For the kids that would rather bury their head in a book instead of sit for hours playing video games, there just might be an event for you. Middle and elementary school students from all over Tulare County are scheduled to compete in the annual Battle of the Books event May 7 and 14. The middle school competition (open […]

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Letter to the Editor

Library group thankful for friendly donation To The Editor, Friends of the Library would like to acknowledge the downtown Exeter businesses that donated items for our recent fundraiser raffle held during National Library Week in April. Without the kindness and generosity of these businesses, we would not have raised nearly $400 that will ultimately benefit […]

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Woodlake FFA crowned champs

Woodlake FFA students are finally getting a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy spring FFA leadership season. Last weekend the Champions of the Career Development and Leadership Events for the California FFA Association were crowned at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Two weeks prior to that Fresno State hosted some of the […]

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Working toward 100

Exeter’s Earl Lane didn’t watch calories, take vitamins or pamper himself with beachside vacations on his way to turning 100 years old on April 27. So what is Earl’s secret to living for more than a century —  hard work. “I like to work and I’ve liked most every job I have had,” Earl said. Earl […]

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