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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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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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A healthy donation

By Nancy Gutierrez The Central California Classic Truck Association presented Healthy Start with $1,000 worth of Wal-mart gift cards to go towards clothing and shoes for children and families in Lindsay. CCCTA President Bill Murdock, Vice President Tino Martinez and Secretary Josie Martinez met with Healthy Start Director Janie Elson on Dec. 18 for the […]

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22nd Viva El Mariachi festival

The annual "Viva El Mariachi" Festival is an opportunity for students of mariachi music to learn new skills and techniques from professional mariachi musicians. The workshops, open to all ages, offer instruction for beginners, intermediate and advanced musicians on traditional instruments--violin, vihuela, guitar guitarron and trumpet. Instruction is also offered to students of voice. An […]

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EUHS ag dept sweeps sectional awards

By Nancy Gutierrez The Exeter Union High School Agriculture Department received several honors at a recent meeting involving the 15 departments located in the Sequoia Section. High School Ag Departments are divided into sections of 15 to 20 schools located within one or two counties. The Sequoia Section is made up of schools in Tulare […]

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Olympiad hopefuls

By Nancy Gutierrez Many students would jump at the opportunity to do less school work instead of more. But students at Rocky Hill Elementary are doing exactly the opposite. In fact they compete for the chance to spend more time at school learning about math. The Mathematical Olympiad is an extracurricular activity for elementary and […]

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Time to apply for scholarships

For millions of high school seniors the exciting time for applying to colleges is here. Along with it however, comes the challenge of finding the money to pay for tuition, room and board, text books, lab fees, and other expenses. Fortunately, there are many newly funded programs to help students. More than $80 Billion of […]

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What a PAL

By Nancy Gutierrez Who needs Santa Claus when you have the Tulare County Sheriffs Department Police Activities League, (PAL). Last Thursday Dec. 11, 20 boys and girls from Tulare County were presented with their own bicycle during the 28th annual sheriff's department bicycle give away. Justin Kirk, 8, of Strathmore was one of the lucky […]

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Teachers of the quarter

By Nancy Gutierrez The Exeter Union School District and Exeter Union High School District named their Teachers of the Quarter at Monday's joint board meeting. Dan Crookham, a teacher in the EUHS ag department was named the EUHS Teacher of the Quarter. Board member Marlene Sario, who also happens to be Crookham's sister-in-law, presented him […]

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Boards elect governing body

By Nancy Gutierrez At the Exeter Union School District and Exeter Union High School District Joint board meeting last Monday, Dec. 8 both districts elected governing board officers. Ernie Hernandez was elected EUHSD board president. Bob Todd was elected board vice president and Marlene Sario was elected board clerk. The EUSD board will remain the […]

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