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Surviving Rival Week

By Nancy Gutierrez Last week Exeter Union High School students shaved their heads had pie thrown in their faces and threw pie in the faces of their teachers all in preparation for their game against the Woodlake Tigers Friday, Nov. 7. For complete story pick up a copy of The Exeter Sun.

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High price to pay for ditch-day

By Nancy Gutierrez Last Monday Nov. 10 only 90 of the 200 seniors at Exeter Union High School attended class. There wasn't a field trip for seniors and it's unlikely that 110 seniors were suddenly sick on the same day. Last Monday was an unofficial holiday for the class of 2004 commonly known as senior […]

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School board approves bid for gym

By Nancy Gutierrez The Lindsay Unified School District board approved a $2.8 million bid submitted by Oral E. Micham Inc. for the construction of the multi use gymnasium at Steve Garvey Junior High School. The bid amount is higher than anticipated. Del Corley, director of construction, maintenance and operations, and LUSD administration expected the cost […]

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Teachers get class in instruction

By Nancy Gutierrez It was the teachers turn to watch and learn last Wednesday afternoon at Jefferson Elementary as they attended a math teaching-strategies in-service. For the past three years teachers at Jefferson have met every Wednesday, after or during school, to advance their skills in math standards and strategies.

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From Pencils to Powerpoint

By Nancy Gutierrez In this age of technology not using a computer is like saying phones aren't really useful. While writing a letter to grandma could be described as a nostalgic activity, turning in handwritten reports to teachers or employers is unacceptable. In Exeter Public Schools teachers and administrators are working to make students in […]

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Setting a teacher standard

By Nancy Gutierrez According to the United States Department of Education Web page, teachers must fulfill the requirements of the federally established highly qualified teacher guidelines or lose their jobs. In 2002-2003 all teachers teaching core subjects in Title I schools hired after the first day of the 2002-2003 school year must be "highly qualified." […]

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Lincoln, Wilson meet API

By Nancy Gutierrez The State 2002-2003 Academic Performance Index (API) results report that Wilson Middle School and Lincoln Elementary School met their API growth targets in every subgroup and overall. The API is the states assessment of student progress based on results from the California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program and the California High […]

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High School adds jazz band class

By Nancy Gutierrez After weeks of attending board meetings and meeting with Exeter Union High School Principal Don Brinkman, EUHS Band Director Kirk Clauge's hardwork was realized when the EUHS district board approved the addition of four course offerings including a section of jazz band.

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School boards ratify contract agreements

By Nancy Gutierrez Ratification of the California School Employees Association passed with a close 3-2 vote at the Exeter Union School District meeting last Monday, Oct. 20. Following the ratification of this agreement the board approved the ratification of the Exeter Elementary Teachers Association.

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Lincoln, Wilson meet API

By Nancy Gutierrez The State 2002-2003 Academic Performance Index (API) results report that Wilson Middle School and Lincoln Elementary School met their API growth targets in every subgroup and overall. The API is the states assessment of student progress based on results from the California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program and the California High […]

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