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Students at Bonita School in Crows Landing took advantage of glorious fall weather recently to expend some of their energy over lunch break before returning to the classroom to resume their studies. Shelby Roper takes her turn on a play structure.

Orestimba High School students joined others across the county in a 24-hour gaming marathon last weekend. The event was on behalf of Extra Life, an organization which raises money for donation to Childrens Miracle Network hospitals. The marathon started at 10 a.m. Saturday and continued unti…

Orestimba High School has implemented a new elective this school year called Broadcast Journalism.    In this class we are tasked to film around our campus and interview people on a wide variety of topics. We are also the ones who edit and reviews the video before it is published on our scho…

Romero School in Santa Nella held a special program Friday to recognize several veterans who were special guests. The veterans shared their stories of service and spoke about the meaning and importance of Veterans Day. 

Students at Von Renner Elementary School recently took part in a “Day of the Dead” program on campus. Students enjoyed taking part in a variety of activities as part of the event. 

Our Lady of Miracles School hosted a harvest fair Sunday, Oct. 27. A crafting activity was among the many attractions.

Gustine High’s celebration of winning The Chief - a carved statue which goes to the winner of each year’s Gustine-Orestimba football game - continued last week with a Friday morning rally on campus. The Reds claimed the statue with a thrilling 29-22 victory over their rivals in the season fi…


GUSTINE - The Gustine Unified School District last week commemorated a district-wide solar project which is expected to save millions of dollars in energy costs over the next 25 years while providing an array of additional benefits.

Von Renner Elementary School fifth-grade student Fernando Jareth Villa was honored before the Newman-Crows Landing school board recently for exemplifying the qualities of the Choose Civility initiative. He is pictured with family members after receiving the honor.

Students at Romero School took part in a number of activities and theme dress days last week in observance of Red Ribbon Week, which promotes healthy, drug-free lifestyles. Pajamas were the dress theme on Wednesday.

Superheroes were roaming the Gustine Elementary School campus Thursday. The themed dress day was part of the school’s Red Ribbon Week activities which promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. 

September is over and for the Gustine FFA, it was jam-packed with events and activities.

Pride, practice, and determination were the feelings of first-year FFA members about finally participating in the Merced/Mariposa Section opening and closing ceremonies competition, held Oct. 16 at Gustine High.

Patterson Walmart and Stanislaus County Sheriff STARS Volunteer Program recently teamed up to deliver tubs packed with school supplies to 10 Stanislaus County schools, including Von Renner Elementary in Newman. The Walmart, managed by Jessica Hagerty and Kristen Wanner, donated two pallets o…

Homecoming festivities are in full swing at Gustine High. Students and staff got into the spirit of the “Twin Day” dress theme Tuesday. The homecoming parade is at 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday), followed by a downtown rally. Gustine hosts Le Grand Friday in the homecoming football games.

Homecoming activities are under way this week at Orestimba. Activities and dress days are planned throughout the  tried their skill in pillowcase races during the lunch break. 

Students at Hunt Elementary School in Newman enjoyed a special lunch Thursday, when cafeteria staff served up a bounty of fresh produce that allowed students to enjoy fruits and vegetables which spanned the colors of the rainbow. The event introduces students to fresh, wholesome produce item…

Orestimba High will celebrate its 2019 homecoming with a series of activities next week leading up to the Friday night football games against Waterford.

Hunt School hosted the elementary spelling bee finals for the Newman-Crows Landing district last Thursday afternoon. Finalists concentrate as they spell a given word. The spelling bee was for students in grades 4/5. Four top finishers will advance to the county spelling bee finals. They incl…

Gustine Rotarians are continuing their annual community service project of presenting local third-grade students with a dictionary of their own. Romero students excitedly checked out the dictionaries following the Rotary presentation.

NEWMAN - A number of Orestimba High School students are getting a head start on their college studies via a new course offered on the local campus through UC Merced.

NEWMAN - Enrollment in the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District has fluctuated through the first few weeks of the new school year but stood at 3,208 at the start of this week.

This summer, two seniors from Orestimba were chosen to represent their school at the 2019 Boys State and Girls State sessions. The programs educate students from high schools all over California about how the country’s government operates, while providing realistic,  hands-on experience runn…

Families visited the Gustine High campus recently during a back-to-school event.

GUSTINE - Students in the Gustine Unified School District showed some improvement over the prior year in English language arts but made little progress on math in assessment exams administered last spring.

Gustine High held a “club rush” Monday, Sept. 9 at lunchtime. Campus organizations had the opportunity to promote their groups to interested students.

A book fair was part of the back-to-school night hosted by Hunt Elementary School recently. 

Gustine High students turned out to support the football Reds Friday in their home opener against Hilmar.