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Elementary music dept's growing

The amount of students involved in music classes in the elementary school district has more than doubled, especially with the addition of a full time teacher at Rocky Hill Elementary who teaches classroom music to every class at Rocky Hill. The 150 student choir at Rocky Hill is made up of third, fourth and fifth […]

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BASRC process begins

By Nancy Gutierrez At a joint meeting between the Exeter elementary and high school districts both boards were presented with information regarding the progress of the Bay Area School Reform Collaborative (BASRC) which the districts have held a contract with since the start of the school year. The goal of BASRC is to improve curriculum […]

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LUSD gets positive report on accountability

By Nancy Gutierrez The Lindsay Unified School District received its Title III Accountability Report which indicates the status of each local educational agency (LEA) - or school district - in meeting three Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs). The first AMAO is the percent of students that make annual progress in learning English. Students are expected […]

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Cyberquest team takes title

Four fifth graders at Lincoln Elementary School spent three long weeks working on a PowerPoint presentation for the Cyberquest competition in November. Faptima Betancourt, Hayley Foutz, Esteban Solis and Matthew Ayon spent hours researching hurricanes, writing their presentation, creating a powerpoint presentation, memorizing speeches and interviewing a professor from California State University, Fresno. Their coach […]

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Monarch band ends year on top

According to drum major Sarah Smith, the awards won this year by the Exeter Union High School band are, "The most ever, in the history of Exeter." Though a comparison of awards won in prior years was not available, Sarah is probably right. The EUHS Monarch band has won an unprecedented 19 awards in five […]

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Teens teaching teens

By Nancy Gutierrez Last Wednesday Dec. 1 was World AIDS Day and peer educators and natural helpers at Lindsay High School, in support of HIV and AIDS prevention and education, spoke to their classmates about the dangerous consequences of being sexually active. LHS juniors Russie Sanders, Hector Marquez, Melinda Rios, Anthony Gonzalez and David Ross […]

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Helping kids stay warm

By Nancy Gutierrez The Lindsay Teachers Association is looking to community members for help with an important mission. Each year teachers in the Lindsay Unified School District watch as their students come to class without coats and go to recess without warm clothing. Each year teachers make a list of these students who periodically come […]

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LUSD choir concert is Dec. 14

Make this Christmas holiday a special time for you and your family by attending the Choir Concert presented by the choirs of Lindsay High School and Steve Garvey Junior High School. This Yuletide performance will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at the Lindsay Community Theater. Tickets are $2. A wide variety […]

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Unification now too costly for schools

By Nancy Gutierrez In the mid '90s a debate over the unification of the Exeter Union School District (EUSD) and Exeter Union High School District (EUHSD) erupted. Some say the town was divided over the matter. Some people believed the students in each of the districts have entirely different needs. Other people believed that unification […]

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