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Farmersville and Lindsay plan ahead

With budget season in the midst public and private agencies are planning for the future of their organizations. School districts in particular are focusing on how their funds will meet the needs of students, staff and faculty. As of June 22 all four school districts in the foothills have passed their Local Control Accountability Plan […]

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Your field of dreams

  Exeter FFA Chapter held its 74th annual banquet at the Memorial Building on May13. The Exeter FFA welcomed a whooping 288 guests and members to recognize our hard working, dedicated students in our FFA program. It was most definitely a community event, families from all over town came, Mr. Crookham cooked up a delicious […]

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Warriors rewarded with raffle winnings

Middle school is a notoriously difficult time in every student’s life. Without early intervention and proper guidance students are more susceptible to go down a negative path. For the last year Officer Kyle Stark of Exeter Police Department (EPD) has been on Wilson’s campus making strides to impact student lives. Through an incentive program created […]

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Lindsay student learns outside of the classroom

After walking the same halls of their high school for four years, hundreds of students from across the foothills said goodbye to friends, faculty and staff. For one Lindsay resident her high school career has been slightly out of the usual. Ashlyn Mabs began her education being homeschooled by her mother. When she was in […]

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Lasky goes to Sacramento

This week, Exeter Union High School student Dylan Lasky will be attending the American Legion sponsored California Boy’s State. The weeklong conference which attracts attendees from high schools from all areas of California, will take place at California State University, Sacramento. Lasky will be one of over one-thousand of California’s top students attending this years’ […]

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COS finds the funds

On June 3, the College of the Sequoias Foundation board announced the decision to provide $247,187 in project funding to the College of the Sequoias during the 2015-2016 school year. The 22 funded projects range in award size from $1,500 to $48,945 and in project type from college event sponsorship to capital improvement. “The thing […]

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FUSD wants face time with community

  How does a school district connect with and inform parents of important decisions if the majority of parents don’t have text messaging, email or voicemail? What if they can’t read English or Spanish? What if both parents are working two jobs to support the family and just don’t have the time to get up […]

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Take Notes

Local student graduates Fresno Pacific University An Exeter student recently graduated from Fresno Pacific University. Anthony Guerra, of Exeter, was among 519 graduates at the university’s spring commencement, which took place in the Selland Arena at the Fresno Convention and Entertainment Center, near the corner of M and Ventura streets in downtown Fresno. Guerra received […]

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A helping hand for good communication

  Each Friday from 2:15 to 3 p.m., Braulio Mena and David Marshtal, his sign lauguage interpreter, meet with other students and interpreters to teach American Sign Language (ASL). Braulio is a mild mannered eighth grader and David is interpreter. According to David, students often flock around Braulio asking him questions as they eagerly wait […]

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Drug Court grads get poetic speech

Commencement ceremonies are a special time of achievement. Administrators and mentors make their feelings known of how proud they are. While it is heartfelt and sincere, few times does it occur when graduates are treated to the words of a cult poet and musician who was once like them. Mike Doughty, the cult poet and […]

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