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Linden High Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapter report

From advisor Laura Nealy: Estefania Becerril-Palacios, Maria Hernandez-Solis, Annamarie Gayla, Jiana Espinosa, Breanna Lee, Delsy Lopez, Karla Rivera, and Kathy Villanueva of Linden High School attended the 70th California Annual State Leadership meeting in Riverside in early April. At the meeting the chapter, its members, and advisor were recognized with the following rewards and achievements. [...]

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Manteca Unified hosts district celebration

Manteca Unified School District Board President Stephen Schluer presided at a special district celebration. Along with San Joaquin County Superintendent James Mousalimas, awards were given to district employees and students. Here is what MUSD said about the event: “Student board member Joe Contreras conducted the meeting, with assistance from student board member alternate Shubnaz Kaur [...]

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Ripon Unified teachers also in fight for contracts

If you’ve missed today’s paper, I wrote about contract negotiations between Lodi Unified and the Lodi Education Association, which represents teachers. That can be found here. Further down south in San Joaquin County, Ripon Unified teachers are also in the fight for fair contracts. In an email sent by Susan DaBranca, a RUSD official, the district [...]

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Calaveras Unified kindergarten registration

Below is information regarding how to enroll children in kindergarten and transitional kindergarten in Calaveras Unified for the 2017-18 school year: 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Poster

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31st annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Division B/C Results

More than 600 San Joaquin County students participated in the 31st annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Competition for Division B (middle school) and Division C (high school) at McNair High School in Stockton over the weekend. According to the SJCOE, the Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions that consist of a series [...]

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Winners of the 59th annual San Joaquin County Science and Engineering Fair

The San Joaquin County Office of Education announced Friday the winners of the 59th Annual San Joaquin County Science and Engineering Fair at the Community Science Night and Awards Ceremony. Judges spent two days reviewing 166 individual, group, and whole-class projects submitted by more than 445 K-12 students in the county. In all, 15 schools from [...]

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Torlakson: State law protects transgender students’ rights

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a statement Wednesday, reiterating his support for the rights of transgender students and reminded all Californians that state law requires public schools to allow students’ access to the restroom or locker room consistent with their gender identity. The statement came shortly before it was announced by the [...]

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More on Mable “Jimi” Choice

Record reporter and colleague Roger Phillips recently wrote about the possibility that during a recent City Hall meeting, it was suggested that when east Stockton’s Fair Oaks Library reopens in two months, it should renamed to honor Mable “Jimi” Choice. You can read the rest of that story here, but for those who are curious [...]

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SUSD students featured on Notre Dame “First Time Fans” series

It was a trip of a lifetime: Taylor Leadership Academy fourth-graders and their teacher, Allison Silva, finally stepped foot onto the campus of their adopted school, the University of Notre Dame. I’ve covered Silva and her class a few times as they prepared their trip east to South Bend, and the excitement that these kids [...]

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Three Manteca Unified schools named to 2016 list of “America’s Healthiest Schools”

Three Manteca Unified elementary schools will be awarded and recognized in Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2016 list of “America’s Healthiest Schools” this weekend in San Diego at the Healthiest Schools Summit. Brock Elliot, Joseph Widmer and Lathrop elementary are among 328 schools nationwide to be on the list of the country’s healthiest schools. The Alliance [...]

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