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NCLUSD schools earn high inspection marks

NEWMAN – Three schools visited by teams conducting facility and instructional material reviews earned high marks, Superintendent Randy Fillpot advised the Newman-Crows Landing school board last week. The Williams Act […]
October 16, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Inspection pinpoints GHS concerns

GHSGUSTINE – A recent facility inspection of three local schools yielded “good” ratings for Gustine Elementary and Romero, but only a “fair” mark for Gustine High. The high school report […]
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GUSD transportation stretched thin

GUSTINE – A boost in enrollment has been good news for the Gustine Unified School District. For its transportation department, not so much. Getting students to and from school, and […]
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Feature photo: OHS honors

Academics and athletics were celebrated in a recent rally at Orestimba High. Students who earned perfect scores on one or both of the state exit exams as sophomores were recognized. From left are Elizabeth Banuelos (math), Wesley Vasquez (math), Molly Wallace (math and English), David Martin (math), Claudia Baeza (English) and Angel Reynoso (math).
October 16, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Slideshow: GHS homecoming

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October 16, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Library crafts

A windsock craft activity was offered Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Newman branch library. Eight-year-old Leonard Piotrzkowski III was among those taking part.
October 16, 2014 | Posted in: Media Gallery, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bonita student artwork on display

Tylie Roque and Mateo Navarro, students in Jennifer Sexton’s second-grade class at Bonita, are among those with artwork on display at the McConnell Adult Education Center this month.Art work from various grades at Bonita School is featured in this month’s “Art at the Center” exhibit at the McConnell Adult Education Center. Kindergarten students of teacher Brandi Ellis […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

OHS homecoming salutes armed forces

NEWMAN – Homecoming at Orestimba this year will salute the armed forces. A full slate of homecoming activities, with an armed forces theme, is in store at the school next […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Snodderly: Retired educator running unopposed for NCLUSD board

Vern SnodderlyNEWMAN – Retired school superintendent Vern Snodderly is running unopposed for the Area 5 seat on the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School board. Snodderly, who has lived in Newman for 11 […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Orestimba posts exit exam gains

NEWMAN – Orestimba High School showed sufficient growth in scores on the California High School Exit Exam last year to meet its federal accountability benchmarks. The school met all 13 […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »