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Students learn hardships of parenting

By Nancy Gutierrez Lindsay High School teacher Carol Jones has noticed students coming to school looking a little tired lately. "They come in and I can tell they haven't slept because their hair is a mess and their eyes are sleepy," she said. The students she's referring to aren't up late watching TV, they're being […]

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COS Winter Concert

The College of the Sequoias Music Department will present their annual Winter Concert at 7:30 pm, Thursday, Dec. 4 at the COS theatre. The featured artist will be jazz drummer Joe LaBarbera. LaBarbera has enjoyed a musical career that has literally taken him all over the world with some of the finest names in jazz. […]

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Cultivating the future

By Nancy Gutierrez In a section of land on the west side of the Rocky Hill Elementary School campus little hands are busy weeding rows of onions and cauliflower on a crisp November morning. Though the gardening had just begun there was already one tragedy as a third grader from Stan Dillon's class pulled an […]

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Board reviews EUSD AYP results

By Nancy Gutierrez At the Exeter Union School District meeting last Tuesday night Director of Technology/Student Achievement Chuck Delap reported on the recently released Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Phase II reports for the elementary school district. AYP is the federal assessment of student proficiency on academic standards. There are three phases of the AYP. The […]

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Prop 55 delay

California State Superintendent Jack O'Connell made the following comments last week in response to the delay of Prop 55. "I'm greatly concerned about the discussion in the state legislature which may cause a critical delay in our ability to help our children get a better education in California. Passage of Proposition 55 in the March […]

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District adopts its own HS exit exam

By Nancy Gutierrez LHS is the only school in Tulare County with it's own high school exit exam. "The goal is to learn and learn well," Superintendent Janet Kliegl said. "In high school the reality is there is no grade level, there is an attainment level." At the Lindsay Unified School District Board meeting Monday […]

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Food for Thought

The campaign to educate students on the value of a nutritional diet and what foods are nutritious continues as resource specialists from the Nutrition Network visit sites in the Lindsay Unified School District. In Marjean Beamer's biology class at Lindsay High School students were given an "edible cell" lesson to reinforce the concepts of cell […]

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New science room dedicated

Board President Jim Williams and Board Clerk Mercy Herrera cut the ribbon in dedication of the new science rooms at Steve Garvey Junior High and Lindsay High School last Monday. The rooms are already being used by students and teachers. Science teachers were present to show the board and LUSD administration what they have been […]

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HS students train for SciCon

By Nancy Gutierrez Can one teen handle a dozen 12-year-olds 24 hours a day for one full week. It's being done all the time at SciCon, the science and conservation camp that hundreds of sixth grade students from around the South Valley attend each year. High school students attend SciCon as counselors for the preteens […]

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Sequoia Union's newest addition is finally finished

Superintendent Richard Durborow announced the completion of a 1,400 square foot expansion of the Computer Lab and Library at the Lemoncove school. The lab now offers 56 computers that are used daily by students in grades K-8 to work on projects, do research, complete writing and report assignments and participate in computer learning skills. A […]

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