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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 »

Feature photo: VR Open House

With classes back in session, Newman-Crows Landing schools have been hosting their Back-to-School Nights. Von Renner teacher Kavita Dhaliwal welcomed parents and students to her classroom Thursday evening.
August 28, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

OLM welcomes new principal

Rita AzevedoGUSTINE – A long-time teacher who got her start in the classrooms at Our Lady of Miracles School has returned to the parochial campus as principal. Rita Azevedo, who retired […]
August 14, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Campus tour

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Gustine school board members took part in a tour of campuses last week in advance of the new school year. Above, trustees Pat Rocha and Melanie Gomes are pictured with Maintenance Director Russell Hazan during a stop at Gustine Elementary School.
August 14, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Problematic principal position

GUSTINE – Three rounds of advertising for a new principal at Gustine Elementary failed to fill the position, so Gustine Unified has turned to a temporary arrangement while it continues […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

District names two principals

NEWMAN – With the start of a new school year fast approaching, the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District has filled its remaining administrative vacancies. Two new principals and an assistant […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GHS Legacy Courtyard deadline draws near

Community members who wish to purchase commemorative brick pavers to be added to the Legacy Courtyard at Gustine High only have a week to do so. The final deadline for purchase is Thursday, July 31.GUSTINE – The final deadline to order commemorative brick pavers to be added to the Gustine High Legacy Courtyard is only a week away. Organizers of the courtyard project, which […]
July 24, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Python Ron

Entertainer “Python Ron” brought an assortment of exotic animals to the Newman branch library for a captivating performance Saturday afternoon.
July 24, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 »