RIPON - Ripon Unified teachers stepped up to the plate in this bad economy opting for cuts that total some $400,000 for their troubled district – knowing some teachers may not have jobs in the next school year.
LODI - "Select San Joaquin AgVenture 2010" will take place at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds with nearly 3,000 third graders participating from the Stockton and Lincoln school districts. With everything from sheep shearing to goat milking to presentations on production and processing, this event promises to provide an exciting environment as children "explore the journey from the farm to their fridge".
Planet Party Day is coming.
Monopoly is the best-selling board game in the world.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Me-wuk Child Development Lab Preschools are accepting applications for children between the ages of 2 and 5 to attend preschool programs located on the West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto. Fall 2010 families will have the choice of enrolling children in either a Monday and Wednesday or a Tuesday and Thursday preschool experience.
STOCKTON – Enough is enough.
Quin Banks enjoys writing.
LATHROP – One of the benefits of achieving a perfect 600 score in the California Standards Test at Lathrop School is the opportunity of putting administrators in a sticky situation.
RIPON – "Go look it up" is something that third grade students in Ripon are about to hear a lot more often.
Andres Donatelli liked green eggs and ham.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Nursing Alumni Association is holding a Celebrating Nursing Dinner and Auction on Friday, March 12, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on West Campus, located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue. The proceeds will be used for scholarships and emergency loans to assist the increasing number of MJC nursing students in financial crisis.
They're heroes but in a roundabout way.
The Fashion Merchandising class is gearing up for "The Premiere Runway Show" at Lindbergh Educational Center tonight.
Students in Joe Waller's Careers in Law Enforcement classes had a chance Wednesday to apply classroom knowledge using actual exercises of the California Highway Patrol academy.
LATHROP – The nearly 11,000 homes that will be constructed at River Islands will drastically alter the landscape of whatever school district ends up serving the students that fall within its boundaries.
FRENCH CAMP- Susie McCreath calls the operation at French Camp School a "well-oiled" machine.
The Lindbergh Corporation Yard building is officially completed. That's the new structure warehouse-like structure in what used to be a parking lot surrounded by portables behind the brick structure that used to house the Manteca Adult School on East North Street.
School is not the place for a fashion show. Neither is it a venue for setting the world on fire by wearing clothes that serve as walking billboards for slogans. Nor is the school campus a vehicle for advertisements disguised as fashions, especially when they deal with products that fall under the category of controlled substances such as tobacco or alcoholic beverages.