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Grand jury report critical of trustees

GUSTINE -  A Merced County Civil Grand Jury report is critical of Gustine Unified School District board members who supported a controversial one-time bonus for all district employees in 2013, […]
July 18, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 1 Comment | Full Story »

Summer projects abound at local school campuses

Summer projects are under way on campuses throughout the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District. Robert Hernandez added a fresh coat of paint to playground markings at Von Renner.NEWMAN – A number of modernization projects, campus improvements and routine deep-cleanings are taking place on local school campuses while students and most staff are away for the summer. The […]
July 18, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GUSD budget funds additional positions

GUSTINE – Increased state funding is allowing the Gustine Unified School District to begin adding positions and beefing up resources. The district’s 2014-15 budget, adopted at a July 25 meeting, […]
July 9, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Summer session blends academics, enrichment

NEWMAN – Nearly 400 Newman-Crows Landing students have extended their studies into the months traditionally dominated by summer vacation. The district’s four-week summer school program, which comes to an end […]
July 3, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

District budget funds new positions

NEWMAN – The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District continues to reap the financial benefits of the state’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) for public education and of a growing enrollment. […]
July 3, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Y-Lead brimming with spirit, enthusiasm

Teamwork is emphasized in Gustine’s Y-Lead program - and was the key to a recent game in which members had to work together to plug holes in a pipe to prevent water from escaping as they transported it to a nearby bucket.GUSTINE – The community’s summer Y-Lead program is once again brimming with spirit and enthusiasm as its members take part in a variety of activities and service projects. Now in […]
July 3, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Top school district administrators retire

The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board of Trustees honored retiring Superintendent Ed Felt and Assistant Superintendent Jack Mayer at their June 17 meeting. From left are board President Janice Conforti, Mayer, Trustee Paul Wallace, Felt, Trustee RoseLee Hurst, Trustee Georgette Machado and Trustee Tim Bazar.NEWMAN – The top two administrators in the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District have retired, taking with them a combined 75 years of educational experience as they close the books […]
July 3, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

NCLUSD fills administrative posts

NEWMAN – The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District has filled two newly-minted positions to complete a district-level administrative restructuring, but created a job opening for a principal in the process. […]
June 26, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GUSD summer school back in session

Students in Trisha Costa’s summer school class at Gustine Elementary take part in a math exercise.GUSTINE – Elementary and middle school students in the Gustine Unified School District have the opportunity to strengthen their academic skills through a summer program for the first time in […]
June 26, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GUSD finalizing ‘local control’ plan

GUSTINE – The Gustine Unified School District will use additional state funding next year to reduce class sizes, increase counseling and provide additional resources and teacher training to improve student […]
June 19, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »