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District CBET program continues

By Nancy Gutierrez The increasing popularity of the Community Based English Tutoring Program (CBET) helped secure another year for the courses utilized by Spanish speaking parents. At the April 26 Lindsay Unified School District meeting the board approved a re-application for CBET program funds for fiscal year 2004-2005. If the district receives the funding it […]

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Study Taime

By Nancy Gutierrez When people think of Tai Chi, what usually comes to mind are visions of people dressed in loose fitting clothes moving methodically to the same rhythm. No one would envision a group of junior high students spread out in a classroom with desks pushed up against the wall, but that is the […]

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Classrooms needed to hold projected growth

By Nancy Gutierrez At a special meeting of the Lindsay Unified School District board on April 19, members were presented with plans for the expansion and remodernization of the school district, and the changes that would have to be made to complete this considerable and needed endeavor. A timeline provided at the meeting listed the […]

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STARS receives $2,000 in grants

By Nancy Gutierrez Lindsay Unified School District's STARS After School program was the recipient of a grant from the Community Connections Project in connection with the James Irvine Foundation, totaling $2,000. It was administered by the California AfterSchool Partnership through the Center for Collaborative Solutions. The funding will help enhance learning opportunities and improve educational […]

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Scholarship scam targets local students

A company with a questionable history that is offering scholarship seminars to help parents plan for their children's educational future is coming to Fresno this weekend, April 24-25. College Partnership has contacted local parents of middle school students with a reserved seat for an 'interview' to determine their student's eligibility to receive financial aid, scholarships […]

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Policy on trips near state testing discussed

By Nancy Gutierrez At the Exeter Union High School District Board meeting last Wednesday the board discussed revising policy concerning extracurricular and co-curricular trips that occur near Standardized Testing And Reporting (STAR) assessments. "We need to discuss what needs to be done to hold students accountable to the level of tests they are taking," EUHSD […]

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Scholarship company scams students

A company with a questionable history that is offering scholarship seminars to help parents plan for their children's educational future is coming to Fresno this weekend, April 24-25. College Partnership has contacted local parents of middle school students with a reserved seat for an 'interview' to determine their student's eligibility to receive financial aid, scholarships […]

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Tackling the Math Super Bowl

By Nancy Gutierrez Wilson Middle School students celebrated, during lunch last Wednesday, the outstanding work they put in at the Math Super Bowl competition held March 31 in Visalia. Math Super Bowl is a competition for junior high and middle school students to test their problem-solving abilities. There were 18 Wilson students making up three […]

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