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New online training tool for school staffers on reporting suspected child abuse, neglect

SACRAMENTO — A new online tool will give school employees easier access to the training they need to identify and report suspected cases of child abuse and/or neglect, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Monday. The online Child Abuse Mandated Reporting Training lessons teach school employees how to identify suspected cases, the obligation they have to [...]

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Past issues of Edison yearbooks for sale

Edison alums, a limited number of yearbooks from past years are available for sale from the school as part of an effort to raise money for more cameras – right now, the staff must share a single camera. For more information, contact adviser Janae Steyskal at jmsteyskal@gmail.com or jmsteyskal@stockton.k12.ca.us.      

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Stockton theater joins #SelmaForStudents movement with free tickets for 7th-9th graders

STOCKTON – Local seventh- through ninth-grade students will be able to see the Oscar-nominated film “Selma” free of charge, part of an unprecedented nationwide effort by black leaders to raise funds so teens can learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic efforts to secure equal voting rights for blacks in 1965. Admission to the [...]

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Cash for College workshops offer help navigating CalGrant, FAFSA forms

Free Cash for College workshops are planned over the next several weeks at schools throughout the county; check the list above for the nearest upcoming session. Participating high school seniors could quality for an incentive scholarship if they attend, complete an exit survey and apply for a Cal Grant – which offers up to $12,192 [...]

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Kings tickets discounted to help Stockton teen recovering from cancer

Special discount tickets are still available for Friday night’s Sacramento Kings game against the Miami Heat, one of the  hottest matchups of the season. That night, Stockton teen Shaylee Murphy will be named Queen of the Night during the special Night at the Kings fete, and a portion of the ticket prices will go toward [...]

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Outpouring of support means Christmas for needy family

After handing out more than 100 free trees to kids and their families earlier this month, Nathan Voyer, assistant principal at Maxine Hong Kingston Elementary, sounded the call for an especially needy family who had next to nothing; the prospect of Christmas seemed bleak. An outpouring of generosity followed, and members of the community “adopted” [...]

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Manteca school wins $5K Bright Ideas grant

Manteca Unified’s George McParland School was among 39 across the state awarded a Bright Ideas Grant from Pacific Gas and Electric Co., the utility has announced. McParland School was awarded $5,000 to help fund innovative classroom projects about energy and the environment and develop projects and curriculum that educate students about renewable energy, conservation and [...]

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Teen gets 52 years to life for elderly couple’s slaying

The 17-year-old killer of a Stockton woman’s father and stepmother was sentenced Friday to 52 years in prison for stabbing to death an elderly couple in their Davis home, the Associated Press reported. Daniel Marsh was 15 when he broke into the Davis home of Oliver Northup and Claudia Maupin in 2013 and murdered them [...]

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Parenting with Positive Behavior Reinforcement workshop Dec. 17

The Stockton Unified School District’s Community Advisory Committee will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at 1503 St. Mark’s Plaza, Suite A-2, Stockton.  

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SUSD police unveil new newsletter

With a debut issue introducing the “face behind the phone,” a new captain and the agency’s new K-9 officer, the Stockton Unified Police Department recently unveiled its first newsletter. The publication will come out three to four times a year, Police Chief Bryon Gustafson said, and features news, tips and other information about the department [...]

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