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Merlo Institute senior a finalist in app competition; fan voting open

Merlo Institute of Environmental Technology senior Luis Torres has been announced as one of six winners in the Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App Development Competition. Torres created “The QMT Translator” app that translates text to speech and speech to text within seconds. His app beat apps from 29 other schools nationwide. This July, he will [...]

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Sexagenarian earns high school diploma

As the first high school graduation ceremonies start rolling through in the new few weeks, every year there’s someone doing amazing things and overcoming the most difficult of obstacles. Look no further than Diana King, who will be officially receiving her high school diploma this morning at the age of 60. Jeff Tilton, Deputy Superintendent [...]

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Lincoln’s Soriano receives NROTC Scholarship from U.S. Marines

Lincoln High School Student Eric Soriano has received a full-ride Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship from the U.S. Marines. The Marine Corps said in a statement that Soriano has the superior mental, physical, and character traits required to be a Marine Corps officer candidate. The Marine Corps will pay full tuition and fees for [...]

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Three San Joaquin County students awarded National Merit Scholarship

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners are the finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of [...]

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Deputy District Attorney running for Tracy Unified school board

San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorney Dan Arriola announced his intention to run for the Tracy Unified School District board. Arriola, 26, who also serves as the Youth Advisory Commissioner for the City of Tracy will seek one of three seats that will be up for election this November. “It has been a privilege working [...]

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Teachers College awards grant for teachers to implement innovative projects

Nine San Joaquin County teachers will be able to pay for innovative classroom projects through mini-grants awarded by the Teachers College of San Joaquin, part of the San Joaquin County Office of Education, announced Friday. The $500 – $2,500 mini-grants came from a $25,000 grant awarded to the teacher college by the Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation.  [...]

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SUSD, Delta College offer dual enrollment

Juniors and seniors at Chavez, Edison, Franklin and Stagg high schools in Stockton Unified are partnering with San Joaquin Delta College to host parent information nights about dual enrollment. Students can learn how they can earn college credits as they prepare to enter college. Students taking community college courses while still enrolled in high school [...]

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Four nicknames chosen for Calaveras High School

Calaveras High School has four finalists in the search for a new school nickname. On Monday, CBS Sacramento reported that the school has narrowed their search to Skulls, Reds, Red Tail Hawks, or simply no mascot at all. Before you question why a name such as “Skulls” would be even considered, I learned from a [...]

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Franklin High School teacher to sign copies of book

Franklin High School English teacher Elizabeth James, co-author with her husband, Bill James, of “Method to the Madness: A Common Core Guide to Creating Critical Thinkers Through the Study of Literature,” will be at the Weberstown Mall Barnes and Noble bookstore in Stockton to sign copies of the book from 1 to 4 p.m. today. [...]

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Sign-up for first Lincoln Unified Charity Run

The Lincoln Unified School District will ring in its first Lincoln Charity Run on Saturday, May 14, with profits going to support charities that provide for local children. Organized by district staff and Leadership Team, the two-mile run/walk will travel through the Lincoln High School football stadium, and around the neighboring areas including Sierra Middle [...]

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