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LUSD has no political preference

By Nancy Gutierrez The Lindsay Unified School District has been fielding calls regarding a political sign located on a building being rented by the district. A warehouse used for storage located on Sweet Brier Avenue has been rented by the district since 1989. The district only rents out one side of the building. The other […]

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Fight for Funding

By Nancy Gutierrez Agricultural education, along with other high school class electives like industrial education, woodshop and home economics receive funding through the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998. Vocational education, or career technical education, as it is now called, has changed from a job training program in 1910 to a […]

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Parent University is open for enrollment

By Nancy Gutierrez Lindsay High School's Parent University will start Feb. 4 for those parents interested in learning English and learning skills that will help them help their children with schoolwork. Parent University is made possible by the Parent Assuring Student Success (PASS) program, a district-wide support services program aimed at helping students' parents learn […]

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No, thank you!

By Nancy Gutierrez At 6:30 a.m. each morning, a time when most high school seniors are just getting up for school, Steven Ingolsby is already dressed, out of the house and at a seminary scripture study class. From seminary Ingolsby heads to school for a day filled with physics class, band practice, guitar class and […]

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LHS student nominated to leadership law summit

By Nancy Gutierrez Raquel Serna, a student at Lindsay High School, will join a select group of students representing their school, community, and state as a people to people student leader. Serna has been accepted into a People to People Future Leaders Summit on Law in Washington D.C. being held June 28-July 7. "I'm really […]

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FUSD recall continues

By Nancy Gutierrez At a December meeting of the Farmersville Unified School District two board members, Enrique Ramos and Conrado Gonzales, were handed recall papers. FUSD board president Martin Macareno said he believes he and member Blanca Sandoval will be next to get recall papers in March. "Bitter people are heading-up the recall," Macareno said. […]

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Shooting for a ‘Star’

By Nancy Gutierrez Devann McClellan has promised herself that by her birthday, Oct. 16, she will finish the book she is writing. At two pages a night, it seems like a realistic goal. Of coarse her mom said she has to keep her grades up, and then there is volleyball, soccer and softball practice to […]

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School targets problem testers

By Nancy Gutierrez At the start of the spring term a new program will be implemented to help student performance. Exeter Union High School Principal Don Brinkman explained the pilot program to district board members at the meeting last Wednesday. Brinkman said the school will target 100 students who performed below proficient in the STAR […]

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District looks into new gym for Washington

By Nancy Gutierrez A second multi-use facility, on a smaller scale than Garvey Junior High School's multi-use facility, could be built on the Washington Elementary School campus. Director of Construction Maintenance and Operations Del Corley told the Lindsay Unified School District at its Jan 12 meeting that the district has qualified to receive $1 million […]

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'Youthbuild' homes in Lindsay

By Nancy Gutierrez Congressman Devin Nunes attended a groundbreaking ceremony in Lindsay, Tuesday Jan. 13 for the Youthbuild new homes construction site in Sierra View Estates. Youthbuild , a program administered by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), provides grants to nonprofit organizations to help youth learn housing construction job-skills and complete […]

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