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Officers attend leadership conference

Gustine FFA chapter officers attended the 2014 Chapter Officer Leadership Conference (COLC) Oct. 1-2 at Denair High School. President Daisy Thomas, Vice President Makayla Toste, Secretary Adriana Moitozo, Treasurer Adriana […]
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine FFA delegation attends national convention

Gustine FFA members and advisors attending the national convention included, seated from left, Allison Bailey, Adriana Toste, Marina Encinas, Meg Abdallah, Daisy Thomas and Sydni Martin. Standing, from left are advisor Matt Baffunno, Alexis Angulo, Makayla Toste, Lawrence Borba, Alexandria Lopes, Tony Lopes, Marc Abdallah, Jorge Felix, Eddie Perry, Lexie Nunes and advisor Kelly Sanches.Fifteen members of the Gustine FFA chapter traveled to Louisville, Ken., to attend the 87th annual National FFA Convention, which was held Oct. 29 through Nov. 2. The convention is […]
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Playground fun

Our Lady of Miracles School students, from left, Delany Medeiros, Kordell Torrison, Sofiah Ramirez and Josie Nunes navigated playground bars during a sun-splashed recess break Monday.
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: OLM Thanksgiving feast

Kindergarten students at Our Lady of Miracles School presented a Thanksgiving performance for their parents and grandparents Friday before sitting down to enjoy a hearty feast.
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Book drive

BOOK DRIVE
Friends of the Newman Library are sponsoring a holiday book drive. The organization hopes to provide books for more than 300 youngsters. The books will be included in Toys for Tots distribution. The tree, which is adorned with tags that have information to guide book-buyers, is located in the Newman branch library. Books should be purchased and returned to the tree no later than Dec. 12. Pictured, from left, are Joy Bruss, co-vice president; Marlene Rodriguez, treasurer; Weston Freitas, youth volunteer; and Kelsey Freitas, co-vice president.
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Nov. 27

Road to Recovery Local organizers of the Road to Recovery program, which provides transportation to medical appointments for cancer patients, is seeking volunteer drivers in the Gustine-Newman area. The program, […]
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Hunt student artwork showcased

Skeletons created by transitional kindergarten students in Christine Freitas’ class at Hunt Elementary are among the artwork on display this month at the McConnell Adult Education Center. From left are Anai Samano, Lindsey Tankard, Freitas and Adrian Gonzalez.The autumn artwork of students from Hunt School is on display at the McConnell Adult Education Center through the month of November. Featured artwork reflects the fall season and Halloween. […]
November 19, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: GHS Awards

GHS AWARDS
Gustine High held a Renaissance rally recently to honor academic achievement. Top members of the senior class honored were, from left, Spencer Nunes, Adriana Moitozo, Dalia Ruvalcaba, Karen Gomez, Maria Juarez, Sierra Alamo, Guadalupe Luna, Sheldon Silva, Taylor Azevedo, Omar Flores, Simranjit Kaur, Jessica O’Malley and Justin Broderick.
November 19, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Nov. 6

Gustine downtown mixer The Gustine Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a downtown mixer Friday, Nov. 14, from 5-7 p.m. Participating businesses will be offering refreshments, and offering one-night-only sidewalk specials. […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

4-H’ers participate in flag display

Have you ever wondered why there are United States flags displayed on Newman’s Main Street on different days? Several dedicated members of our community put up and take down the […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »