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Choral concert is May 18

The choirs from Lindsay High School and Steve Garvey Junior High will present their Spring Choir Concert on Tuesday, May 18, at the Lindsay Community Theater. The music will include songs that the choirs recently sang at a choir festival in Visalia in addition to several songs in lighter styles. The high school Concert Choir […]

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Student threatens harm with a weapon

By Nancy Gutierrez Last week administrators at Wilson Middle School were notified that an unnamed student was accused of threatening to bring a weapon to school with the intention of harming a group of students. Wilson maintains a zero-tolerance policy, so students who make any terroristic threats, even as a prank, will be punished. "Safety […]

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Read all about it

As schools come to a close so do supplemental education programs like Newspapers in Education. Some teachers, like Heather Keran a sixth grade teacher at Wilson Middle School, have signed up early for another year of NIE. Keran said using the local paper in class makes students aware of what is going on in their […]

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Schools praise employees at dinner

By Nancy Gutierrez At the Exeter Public Schools Evening of Recognition dinner Thursday, May 6, administrators had the opportunity to thank hardworking employees, board members recognized educators whose classes they had once been in and teachers celebrated the achievements of co-workers. The event's theme, "A Tradition Continues," demonstrates the dedication to excellence in education that […]

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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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Kindergarten registration begins May 6

Frances Holdbrooks, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and instruction at Lindsay Unified School District, has announced the dates for registering new kindergarten students for the 2004-2005 school year. "Washington and Jefferson schools will be offering a Dual Immersion Program this year. Students will be placed in the program, and in their neighborhood schools on a first […]

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Architect hired for Wilson multi-use building

By Nancy Gutierrez Wilson Middle School is one step closer to getting a new multi-use building. The Exeter Union School District Board approved an agreement with Scott and Associates for architectural services on the Wilson facility. A description of project possibilities included an assembly space with basketball and volleyball courts. Outdoor and indoor platforms are […]

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Filling a Need

By Nancy Gutierrez Instead of spending all of their allowance on their own moms for Mother's Day some Wilson Middle School students decided to spend it on mothers in need. Members of the Kids Who Care Club at Wilson bought bags full of baby bottles, blankets, powder, diapers, wipes and anything else a new mother […]

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Program teaches parents English

By Nancy Gutierrez By day Lincoln Elementary School is filled with 5 to 7 year olds learning the basics of English and math. But by night the school is occupied by adults wanting to learn some of the same principles. The Community Based English Tutoring (CBET) program is a six month literacy program for Spanish […]

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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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