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Members of the Gustine High Class of 2021 enjoyed an evening of activities together Thursday. 

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.

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“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. 

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.

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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.

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. 

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.

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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.

A benefit breakfast held Sunday morning, April 25, at OLM Parish Center I raised funds for the upcoming Gustine High Sober Grad celebration.

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…

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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.

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…

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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.

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…

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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. 

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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.

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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.