Finding Grants for Plants

By Nancy Gutierrez Strathmore Union Elementary School will receive a cash grant award of $500 to add on to its existing school garden. The school was selected by the Tulare County Farm [...]

AITC conference starts Thursday

A New Crop of Students Every Year is the theme of the 2004 California Agriculture In the Classroom conference that starts tomorrow. The conference focuses on nutrition and food safety and is [...]

Planning for Disaster

By Nancy Gutierrez At 10:01 a.m. on Oct. 15 a single gunshot echoed through the corridors of Wilson Middle School. It was followed by screams and more gun shots. The scene that unfolded was [...]

Truth or Dare

A special assembly will be held for Wilson Middle School students this Friday, Oct. 22 to discuss the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. "Truth or DARE," a presentation sponsored by The [...]

LUSD chief speaks at nat'l conference

By Nancy Gutierrez Lindsay Unified School District's notoriety for efficient programs and achievements in education do not just occur on the local level. LUSD Superintendent Janet Kliegl [...]

After-school program celebration Oct. 14

On Oct. 14, after-school programs across the Valley will participate in the fifth annual national Lights On After-School Rally. Events will take place at more than 6,000 sites across the nation [...]

It's never too late

By Nancy Gutierrez It's has been a little over a month since school started and for first-year teacher Kathleen Condi the time has helped her to see where changes are needed in her teaching [...]

The key(board)s to success

By Nancy Gutierrez When Pete VanGilluwe started working at Sequoia Union seven years ago there were only 12 or 13 computers available to the kindergarten through eighth-grade students. "When [...]

Close to 100 students get ID

The Child I.D. Program (CHIP) provided services to students at Lincoln Elementary School once again. On Tuesday, Oct. 5 children were photographed, fingerprinted, weighed and measured by CHIP [...]

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