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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 »

GUSD switches food service firms

GUSTINE – A new food service management firm is overseeing cafeteria operations in the Gustine Unified School District. The school board voted in August to award the food services contract […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: OHS rally

Students took part in a spirited rally Aug. 15 to close out the first week of classes at Orestimba High. Oscar Madrigal, Frankie Cole, McKenna Thompson and Sunshine Williams gave it their all in a tug-of-war, while Brenda Flores had a new set of wheels for her activity.
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Dictionary donation

Students in Marcus Rodabaugh’s third-grade class at Gustine Elementary proudly display the dictionaries which they were given by Gustine Rotarians last week.
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Ice Bucket Challenge

The “Ice Bucket Challenge” sweeping the nation arrived on the Gustine High campus last Tuesday. Principal John Petrone accepted the chilly challenge - which is designed to raise awareness and funds for the fight against ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. In addition to absorbing the ice water dousing, Petrone donated to the ALS Association - and challenged teachers to do the same. Several completed the Ice Bucket Challenge at a Friday rally.
August 28, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Back to class at OLM

Our Lady of Miracles School welcomed students back to the start of a new school year last Wednesday.
August 28, 2014 | Posted in: Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »