The school year may have drawn to a close, but local districts are continuing to serve meals free of charge to all children in the community.
Gustine High School held a “signing day” event recently as the school year drew to a close. Graduating seniors reaffirmed their college or military commitments during the ceremonial event.
“Summer camp” is under way on Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District campuses. The summer programs offer a variety of interactive, project-based learning activities with embedded standards. Above, students at Hunt Elementary took part in an art-based activity last week.
GUSTINE - Gustine High School will host its 2021 commencement Friday evening, June 4, with valedictorian Trenton Cremeen and salutatorian Emery Adel Fulgueras at the head of the class.
With their graduation just two days away, members of the Orestimba High Class of 2021 gathered in Warrior Stadium last Wednesday to celebrate a “Senior Sunset” evening together.
NEWMAN - The end of the school year has signaled a new chapter in life for five Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District employees who are stepping into retirement.
GUSTINE - A $1.4 million grant will allow Gustine Unified School District to offer a summer school program this year and bolster educational resources for students when a new school year begins in August.
NEWMAN - Summer school will return to the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District in June, but with a far different look than the traditional summer sessions of years past.
Gustine High School welcomed eighth-grade students from Gustine Middle School and Our Lady of Miracles Catholic School to an orientation session on campus last week. The visiting students learned about the programs and activities offered at the high school.
GUSTINE - Gustine Middle School students were recently invited to take part in a school-wide essay contest in which they were asked to write a short story.
Yolo Middle School seventh-grader Sofiah Ramirez wrote the school's winning entry in the 2021 Peace Essay Contest sponsored by the Modesto Peace/Life Center and the Division of Literature and Language Arts at Modesto Junior College.
After more than a year of meetings without physical public attendance, the Gustine Unified School District Board of Trustees resumed in-person meetings open to the public when it convened last Wednesday, May 12. The meeting was held in the Gustine High gymnasium to allow for social distancing.
GUSTINE - One year after being placed on probationary status when visiting educators identified a number of critical issues, Gustine High has regained its accreditation.
NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District will receive more than $13 million on pandemic relief funds to be spent over a four-year period, school board members were advised at their May 10 meeting.
NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board of Trustees Monday finalized a contract bringing Shawn Posey on board as its next superintendent.
GUSTINE - Graduating Gustine High seniors will have the opportunity to spend one last night celebrating as a group - in a safe and sober setting - before heading off to wherever life takes each of them.
NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board of Trustees has selected Salida Union School District administrator Shawn Posey as the finalist to replace retiring Superintendent Randy Fillpot, the school board announced Monday in a news release.
Romero Elementary School kindergarten students recently enjoyed a gardening day funded by a $500 Hershey grant secured for the school by the Gustine Traveling Library and school board member Zachery Ramos (founder of the traveling library). The kindergarten students learned about and planted…
NEWMAN - A planned swimming pool and tennis court project at Orestimba High School will be reconfigured, Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Superintendent Randy Fillpot advised the school board last week.
NEWMAN - Two individuals and two teams of students from Yolo Middle School will be competing in the state level competition of the National History Day event this year.
Three Gustine Unified School District teachers were recently awarded grants through the Merced County School Boards Association. From left are GUSD board member and MCSBA President Loretta Rose and recipients Melinda Maier, a kindergarten teacher who received $1,500 for magnetic boards, Will…
Graduation programs at Gustine and Orestimba high school may return this spring in more traditional fashion but modifications including attendance limitations may be on the table, administrators told Mattos Newspapers recently.
NEWMAN - Seventeen candidates applied to become the next superintendent of the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District, school board President Janice Conforti told Mattos Newspapers last week.
The Gustine Unified School District Board of Trustees plans to resume meetings open to public attendance when Merced County reaches the red tier.
A number of Yolo Middle School yearbook students sold yearbook advertisements which also raised funds for TOSCA. The project raised more than $4,200 for the scholarship organization this year. Students who sold the ads and Yolo staff recently presented a ceremonial check to Bernice Arnett, T…
NEWMAN - A group of Yolo Middle School yearbook students raised over $4,200 for The Orestimba Scholarship Community Association (TOSCA) by selling congratulatory spots honoring eighth-graders in the 2020-21 edition.
Gustine High School is celebrating homecoming this week, with a variety of dress days and activities in store. On Monday, students competed in a football-themed activity during their morning nutrition break.
Homecoming activities are under way at Gustine High School this week. The homecoming court includes, from left, Jesus Ruvalcaba, Andrea Palomino, Thomas Gomes, Tianah Vitorino and Lalanie Brace. Not pictured is Bradley Garbez. Homecoming royalty will be crowned at halftime of the Friday foot…
NEWMAN - Newman-Crows Landing school board members have begun mapping out the process of hiring a new superintendent to succeed Randy Fillpot, who is retiring at the end of June after seven years in the district’s leadership post.
NEWMAN - Orestimba High and Yolo Middle School were scheduled to welcome students back to the classroom this morning (Thursday) to resume limited in-person instruction - barring any last-minute developments.
GUSTINE - Class is back in session at Gustine Elementary School, but the school day looks far different than it before the pandemic hit in full force nearly a year ago.
That no “Big Game” was on the schedule, or that one of the two traditional Highway 33 rivals had not yet returned to the classroom for in-person learning, did not stop students at Orestimba and Gustine high schools from taking part in a spirited celebration of the rivalry last week.