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Free Guitar lessons are available at The Rock at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. The lessons are available to anyone interested no matter how experienced or in experienced they are. "The idea is to teach kids the basics," Jan Owens, the guitar teacher said. "My training is not technical. I just play well enough to sing […]

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Schools get $900 for good attendance

By Nancy Gutierrez The Exeter Union School District handed out its first incentive bonus cash awards to Lincoln Elementary and Wilson Middle School at the board meeting Nov. 23. The board established an incentive bonus for those schools that keep the average daily attendance at 97 percent or above. Schools with an ADA of 97 […]

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Can Me Downs

The holiday season is a time to give and every year students in Exeter Public Schools do their part to provide food to the less fortunate. Students at Wilson Middle School were able to accumulate more than 300 cans that were donated to the food closet at the Presbyterian Church on Nov. 23. Lincoln Elementary […]

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Making a comeback after a rocky start

By Nancy Gutierrez Several years have passed since the Lindsay First Baptist Church bought the building across from Lindsay True Value Hardware. The church hoped to create a safe place where teens from Lindsay could go after school and on weekends. For whatever reason -- lack of funds, lack of involvement -- the building, which […]

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Getting the scoop at school

By Nancy Gutierrez Students involved in the afterschool program in Lindsay Unified School District continue to utilize the Lindsay Gazette to learn more about their community and work on their reading skills. At Lincoln Elementary School students receive copies of the newspaper through the Newspapers In Education program to read after they have finished their […]

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Calif. settles NCLB case with schools

In 2000 a case was filed with the San Francisco County Superior Court against the state of California and state education agencies. The plaintiffs included nearly 100 San Francisco County students who filed the suit on the basis that the agencies failed to provide public school students with equal access to instructional materials, safe and […]

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Saluting the flag girls

By Nancy Gutierrez In recognition of their hard work and skill the Wilson Middle School Flag team had the opportunity to perform during half time of the football game between Exeter and Woodlake. The team has performed in several parades at school and at the Fall Festival. The 13 girls that make up the team […]

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Office of Ed offers child lures prevention guide

Tulare County Superintendent of Schools, Jim Vidak, is making Child Lures Prevention Program Parent Guides available to interested staff, their families and community members. Written by nationally recognized author and child abduction expert, Ken Wooden, the guides are designed to teach parents and children how to recognize and thwart frequently used child abduction "lures." The […]

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Court case may bring some schools money

In 2000 a case was filed with the San Francisco County Superior Court against the state of California and state education agencies. The plaintiffs included nearly 100 San Francisco County students who filed the suit on the basis that the agencies failed to provide public school students with equal access to instructional materials, safe and […]

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English tutoring for parents helps students

By Nancy Gutierrez A dedicated group of Spanish speaking parents and community members are committed to learning English and have pledged to provide English language tutoring to school aged youth. Twenty four adult age students have been gathering for four hours at the Lindsay Unified School District to work on English language skills as part […]

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