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Band, choir yuletide concerts

The Lindsay High School Band, Steve Garvey Junior High band and a beginning band combining students from each of the elementary schools will all perform at a Winter Concert at 7 p.m. tomorrow Dec. 11 at the Lindsay Community Theatre. Directed by Charles Hickinbotham, the bands will each play several Christmas pieces. "The high school […]

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Campus safety top priority at Exeter Schools

By Nancy Gutierrez On Monday Nov. 24, a 25-year-old Farmersville man was arrested outside of Wilson Middle School for stalking and annoying a child. The man had followed a 12-year-old girl home from Wilson previously and at the time of the arrest, police found the girl's name and address in his car. It was ultimately […]

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Daisys in winter

By Nancy Gutierrez Daisys are popping up everywhere in Exeter thanks to the Girl Scouts of America and Troop leader volunteer Jane Kleinkramer. Kleinkramer, a former Girl Scout, was looking for a Daisy troop for her daughter who is in kindergarten. Daisy members are pre-kindergarten to kindergarten aged girls. "They didn't have a troop for […]

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Cultivating the future

By Nancy Gutierrez In a section of land on the west side of the Rocky Hill Elementary School campus little hands are busy weeding rows of onions and cauliflower on a crisp November morning. Though the gardening had just begun there was already one tragedy as a third grader from Stan Dillon's class pulled an […]

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Board reviews EUSD AYP results

By Nancy Gutierrez At the Exeter Union School District meeting last Tuesday night Director of Technology/Student Achievement Chuck Delap reported on the recently released Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Phase II reports for the elementary school district. AYP is the federal assessment of student proficiency on academic standards. There are three phases of the AYP. The […]

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Prop 55 delay

California State Superintendent Jack O'Connell made the following comments last week in response to the delay of Prop 55. "I'm greatly concerned about the discussion in the state legislature which may cause a critical delay in our ability to help our children get a better education in California. Passage of Proposition 55 in the March […]

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Reisinger found not guilty of verbal abuse

By Nancy Gutierrez At the Lindsay Unified School District board meeting Monday, Nov. 24, Board Clerk Mercy Herrera reported that she visited John J. Cairns Continuation High School for the purpose of interviewing staff at the site about accusations regarding Interim Principal David Reisinger. A formal complaint was issued by a teacher at the site […]

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Students learn hardships of parenting

By Nancy Gutierrez Lindsay High School teacher Carol Jones has noticed students coming to school looking a little tired lately. "They come in and I can tell they haven't slept because their hair is a mess and their eyes are sleepy," she said. The students she's referring to aren't up late watching TV, they're being […]

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COS Winter Concert

The College of the Sequoias Music Department will present their annual Winter Concert at 7:30 pm, Thursday, Dec. 4 at the COS theatre. The featured artist will be jazz drummer Joe LaBarbera. LaBarbera has enjoyed a musical career that has literally taken him all over the world with some of the finest names in jazz. […]

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District adopts its own HS exit exam

By Nancy Gutierrez LHS is the only school in Tulare County with it's own high school exit exam. "The goal is to learn and learn well," Superintendent Janet Kliegl said. "In high school the reality is there is no grade level, there is an attainment level." At the Lindsay Unified School District Board meeting Monday […]

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