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Farmersville High School makes change at the top

Farmersville High School has two new administrators at the helm this year as Lisa Whitworth and Manuel Mendez have moved into their new roles as Principal and Assistant Principal. Both administrators are looking forward to the work they want to accomplish not only this year but in years to come. Whitworth and Mendez believe that [...]

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School Rule

School board meetings are held on the following dates: Exeter Unified 5 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Board Room, 215 N. Crespi Ave. 592-9421. Farmersville Unified 6:45 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the district office, 571 E. Citrus. 592-2010. Lindsay Unified 6 p.m. on [...]

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LUSD still racing to the top of the list

Since making the final cut for the U.S. Department of Education’s Race To The Top funding in 2012, Lindsay Unified School District seems to have a knack for finding its way to the top of the list for specialized funding. So it shouldn’t come to anyone’s surprise that Lindsay Unified (LUSD) announced at the Sept. [...]

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Good Vibrations

Wilson Middle School students can now spend their lunch in the Exeter Police Department’s military Humvee on their way to Exeter Hobbies for some pizza and remote control car racing. The school decided to add this reward to a growing list of incentive programs that encourage academic success and good behavior. Of which students can [...]

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Students can test their App-titude in nat’l contest

A national competition now in its third year is challenging teams of middle- and high-school students to develop concepts for mobile apps that can solve a school or community problem. The Verizon Innovative App Challenge will award eight Best in Nation teams cash grants of $20,000 to support STEM programs at their schools, and tablets [...]

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Calling all student artists

Do you know a Valley student from kindergarten through high school age who lives to create? Help them showcase their work in the annual Healthy Air Living Kids’ calendar! The deadline for entries is Monday, Oct. 6 fro the annual, four-color, bilingual, call calendar, produced with the help of Valley students who illustrate the ways [...]

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Club Salad

Normally the only things that grow in concrete are unwanted weeds. But a group of students at the Exeter Boys & Girls Club have managed to grow an assortment of healthy foods on a slab of concrete that once served as the club’s skatepark. Last Friday, a group of 10 students helped harvest okra and [...]

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Park event gets kids moving for free bicycles

School is in, hot weather is on its way out and kids looking to spend more time outside. With Fall officially beginning yesterday, many children are dusting off their bikes and finding that they may have outgrown them. If you are looking for a new bicycle and a reason to get out of the house [...]

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An apple, a day in Exeter

The Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE) took a trip to Exeter’s Lincoln elementary school to give their students an early a lesson in nutrition. On a day deemed “Johnny Appleseed Day” Lincoln’s elementary students took some time out of their morning to learn about the importance of a balanced diet, and the benefits of [...]

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Scam pencils in schools for unwanted supplies

Perfectly timed for the back to school frenzy, consumers are reaching out to your BBB serving Central California and Inland Empire Counties on the Scholastic Supply Scam. The tactics employed by the company are similar to the well-known “Yellow Pages Scam”, a business to business operation that surfaced in 2013, and bilked more than $14 [...]

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