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School supplies getting low

By Nancy Gutierrez "I've really seen a change [at school] in the last 15-16 years. I remember when I was at Wilson we had a $1,000 budget for the year to buy copies and workbooks and class books with," Lincoln Elementary School teacher Diana Lemus said. "At Lincoln we had $200 available now we have […]

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F'ville students earn money by recycling

By Nancy Gutierrez On Dec. 1 Mrs. Williams sixth grade science classes at Farmersville Junior High School began a recycling competition to see which class period could bring in the most recyclables. The contest is provided by the Tulare County Youth Corp, a project of Community Services and Employment Training, Inc. (CSET). Students involved in […]

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New store is teacher resource

Wendy Slack, owner of "Teacher's Pet,"can verify that being a favorite kid in the classroom, has its advantages. Her newly opened Visalia store specializes in educational resource supplies for parents and teachers. "The really interesting and funny thing about the name of my store is, I was voted teacher's pet in the eighth grade. I […]

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Prop 55 remains on ballot; schools still in need of repair

Lindsay Gazette On Dec. 12 the state legislature finally approved a deficit reduction plan for California's unsteady economy. The long awaited decision means that Proposition 55, a bond measure that would provide $12.3 billion for construction and renovation for kindergarten through university facilities, will remain on the March 2004 ballot. Previously approved renovation projects were […]

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Explorer membership grows, more recruits wanted

By Nancy Gutierrez The Lindsay Explorers have almost reached their goal of 20 members. Advising Officer Jose Domingos said there is room for just six more junior explorers. Junior explorers participate in the Law Enforcement Exploring Program (LEEP). LEEP is a special interest phase of the Boy Scouts of America though Boy Scout membership is […]

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School supplies getting low

By Nancy Gutierrez "I've really seen a change [at school] in the last 15-16 years. I remember when I was at Wilson we had a $1,000 budget for the year to buy copies and workbooks and class books with," Lincoln Elementary School teacher Diana Lemus said. "At Lincoln we had $200 available now we have […]

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F'ville students earn money by recycling

By Nancy Gutierrez On Dec. 1 Mrs. Williams sixth grade science classes at Farmersville Junior High School began a recycling competition to see which class period could bring in the most recyclables. The contest is provided by the Tulare County Youth Corp, a project of Community Services and Employment Training, Inc. (CSET). Students involved in […]

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New store is teacher resource

Wendy Slack, owner of "Teacher's Pet,"can verify that being a favorite kid in the classroom, has its advantages. Her newly opened Visalia store specializes in educational resource supplies for parents and teachers. "The really interesting and funny thing about the name of my store is, I was voted teacher's pet in the eighth grade. I […]

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District autism team available to staff and parents

By Nancy Gutierrez Students in public education come from all walks of life. Each have their own special needs, some greater than others. But all students must reach the same standards of academic proficiency according to federal guidelines. This includes students with moderate learning disabilities. Close to two years ago Director of Pupil Services Suzanne […]

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Cover Girl

By Nancy Gutierrez Janette Saldana, 12, the one millionth member of Start Something, a curriculum for after school programs, is now featured on the cover of a book about the program, written by Tiger Woods' father Earl Woods. The book is used in starter kits for the aftershool program and given to every school in […]

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