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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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Food for Thought

The campaign to educate students on the value of a nutritional diet and what foods are nutritious continues as resource specialists from the Nutrition Network visit sites in the Lindsay Unified School District. In Marjean Beamer's biology class at Lindsay High School students were given an "edible cell" lesson to reinforce the concepts of cell […]

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New science room dedicated

Board President Jim Williams and Board Clerk Mercy Herrera cut the ribbon in dedication of the new science rooms at Steve Garvey Junior High and Lindsay High School last Monday. The rooms are already being used by students and teachers. Science teachers were present to show the board and LUSD administration what they have been […]

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HS students train for SciCon

By Nancy Gutierrez Can one teen handle a dozen 12-year-olds 24 hours a day for one full week. It's being done all the time at SciCon, the science and conservation camp that hundreds of sixth grade students from around the South Valley attend each year. High school students attend SciCon as counselors for the preteens […]

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Sequoia Union's newest addition is finally finished

Superintendent Richard Durborow announced the completion of a 1,400 square foot expansion of the Computer Lab and Library at the Lemoncove school. The lab now offers 56 computers that are used daily by students in grades K-8 to work on projects, do research, complete writing and report assignments and participate in computer learning skills. A […]

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Strathmore approves HS transfer

By Nancy Gutierrez Last Tuesday Nov. 4 Strathmore residents voted a resounding yes on Measure K. More than half, 62 percent, of voters agreed with the measure that would make Strathmore Union High School the newest addition to the Porterville Union School District. A written evaluation regarding the changes both educationally and physically to PUSD […]

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Tuning in to LHS guitar class

The Lindsay High School Guitar class gave a heartfelt performance as the newest addition to the annual Lindsay Cultural Arts Jazz Concert last Thursday evening. The group performed four pieces including, "Little Fugue," "Castle on a Cloud," "Kemps Jig," and "Mi Sueno." The guitar class at LHS has grown since its start five years ago. […]

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For some students helping comes naturally

By Nancy Gutierrez The responsibilities of some students at Lindsay High School stretch beyond homework. For 25 sophomores, juniors and seniors, who have been regarded as the most trustworthy at LHS, a day at school could involve talking to one of their peers about drugs, sex or even abuse. For a complete story pick up […]

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