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Feature photo: Young learners

Transitional kindergarten students at Hunt Elementary take part in a number of activities. Among those enjoying some creative time were, from left, Fernando Hernandez, Jase Mello, Cynthia Rodriguez, Kseniya Pashchenko and Merrick Silcox.
September 24, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

NCLUSD Area 2 candidate profile: Paul Wallace

Paul WallaceNEWMAN – Local schools must seize opportunities to boost academic achievement and improve services to students, board member Paul Wallace emphasized. The incumbent Wallace, who is running against Luis “Alfredo” […]
September 24, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

NCLUSD Area 2 candiate profile: Luis “Alfredo” Esquivez

Luis “Alfredo” EsquivezNEWMAN – School board candidate promises to bring passion and a fresh perspective to the task of promoting consistent, long-term progress in the Newman-Crows Landing district. Esquivez, who is facing […]
September 24, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GUSD Dist. 5 candidate profile: Lettie Borrelli

Lettie BorrelliGUSTINE – Facilities and and expanded vocational education program are two priorities for Gustine school board candidate Lettie Borrelli. Borrelli is running against Nancy Bonta for the District 5 seat […]
September 24, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GUSD Dist. 5 Candidate Profile: Nancy Bonta

Nancy BontaGUSTINE – Ultimately, school board candidate Nancy Bonta emphasizes, the focus of a school district must come down to preparing students well for their future. Bonta, who is running against […]
September 24, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

NCLUSD board okays pay increases

NEWMAN – Employees of the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District will receive a retroactive 3 percent raise under 2013-14 contract agreements ratified Sept. 2 by the school board. The district […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

New look for lunchtime at OHS

NEWMAN – Lunchtime has a different look at Orestimba High this year. With the switch to a block schedule, the school’s double lunches of last year have been condensed into […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Romero continues adding resources to meet needs

Roberta PlazolaSANTA NELLA – A health aide who joined the Romero Elementary staff last October helped bring a number of new programs and resources to the school and community which are […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

NCLUSD enrollment holds steady

NEWMAN – Enrollment in the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District has stabilized after the fluctuations typical of the opening weeks. Superintendent Randy Fillpot said that, as of last Friday, the […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Orestimba beefs up elective offerings

Scott Contreras (seated) and Tristan Rivera work through a project in a new multi-media class at Orestimba High School. The addition of staff and facilities such as the new Mac lab have allowed the school to expand its elective offerings.NEWMAN – An expanded menu of elective courses will offer more choices for students while helping manage class sizes in general across the schedule at Orestimba High School this year. […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »