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GUSD voices roundabout concerns

GUSTINE – The Gustine Unified School District will weigh in with concerns about a traffic roundabout proposed for a busy highway intersection a block away from a heavily-used crosswalk. Board […]
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GHS band uniform purchase on hold

GUSTINE – New band uniforms were one of the leading topics of discussion at the Nov. 12 Gustine school board meeting – but no resolution was reached on whether the […]
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 »

FFA members visit corn maze

The Gustine FFA chapter recently visited Del’Oso Farms corn maze in Lathrop. Fifty members attended. They attempted to navigate the maze in an effort to find each of its checkpoints. […]
November 26, 2014 | Posted in: 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 »

Newly-elected trustees look to challenges ahead

GUSTINE – The Gustine Unified School District Board of Trustees will welcome two new members in December. Crickett Brinkman and Lettie Borrelli won board seats in the Nov. 4 election. […]
November 19, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 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 »

Gustine FFA members earn national honors

Photo courtesy Gustine FFA
Gustine High FFA members earned national honors last week. Tony Lopes won the national proficiency award for dairy production entrepreneurship, while the chapter’s dairy judging team placed second at the nationals to earn a trip to the world championships in Scotland. Pictured, from left, are team members Alexandria Lopes, Makalya Toste, advisor Kelly Sanches, Lexie Nunes and Tony Lopes.GUSTINE – Gustine High’s FFA chapter made its mark in national dairy circles last week with a strong showing at national competitions in Kentucky. Chapter member Tony Lopes won a […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »