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LUSD works on building leaders

By Nancy Gutierrez At Lindsay Unified School District a student's education does not just depend on the dedication of teachers but the dedication of everyone working around them. An example of this total dedication is Merced Doria, lead maintenance at LUSD. Doria was selected in April to participate in the Collaborative Leadership Institute, sponsored by […]

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Exeter schools to begin work with BASRC

By Nancy Gutierrez At a joint work-study between the Exeter Union High School and Exeter Union School District, board members were given a presentation by Bay Area School Reform Collaborative (BASRC) representative Marsha Plumbly about what to expect in their journey with BASRC. BASRC is a non-profit organization, founded in 1995, with a goal to […]

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Walk to school week is Oct. 4-8

The California Nutrition Network for Healthy Active Families partnered with Power Play Five a Day, invite the community to Walk to School on Oct. 8. International Walk to School Day takes place around the world the first few weeks in October. It is an international week that raises awareness about the positive ways walking to […]

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Attendance: schools' no.1 fund-raiser

By Nancy Gutierrez In an effort to improve attendance Lincoln Elementary School has started a 100 percent attendance program designed to create excitement among students about getting to school. During a staff meeting teachers decided to create 100 percent attendance banners for each room. After attendance is taken each day, those classes with all of […]

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LUSD supt. visits state schools chief

By Nancy Gutierrez On Thursday, Sept. 16, Lindsay Unified School District Superintendent Janet Kliegl met with State Superintendent of Instruction Jack O'Connell to discuss concerns she has with federal and state mandates on testing, LUSD's migrant program and funding for facilities. "I though it was important to see him directly instead of just talking about […]

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LUSD ends year with good fund balance

By Nancy Gutierrez At the Sept. 14 meeting of the Lindsay Unified School District board, members approved the prior year unaudited actual financial report prepared by Business Manager Les Henson. Henson took the approved report to the county office of education the following day. The district ended 2003-2004 with an unrestricted balance of $4,329,599.96. Henson […]

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Healthy eating affects development

Start the new school year off right with proper nutrition! Healthy eating is important to children's functioning at school. Even moderate undernutrition can have lasting effects on a child's development, school performance, and relationships. Poor nutrition puts children at risk for diseases like diabetes if they are seriously overweight and for chronic diseases later in […]

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Schools meet AYP, except one

By Nancy Gutierrez As federal progress reports and state tests continue to raise their standards faculty and administrators in school districts continue to create new strategies and implement teaching methods that target students underperforming on California Standards Tests. Schools are evaluated based on student performance on these tests at a state and federal level. The […]

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A new science experience

By Nancy Gutierrez For many new teachers fresh out of college, balancing teaching and building a life for themselves can be tough. But for one new teacher at Wilson Middle School, teaching became something to do after most of her children had graduated from college. Chhaya Dwivedi is a first-year teacher like none other. She […]

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Investigationwill not affect local charter school

By Nancy Gutierrez The abrupt closure in August of California Charter Academy's four charter schools has resulted in the closure of 70 satellite campuses statewide. It is estimated that over 9,000 students from these schools will be displaced as a result. The state has nearly 500 public charter schools and approximately 170,000 charter school students. […]

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