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Lindsay dads and daughters back in step

It is difficult to be a father in today’s world. Little girls grow up too fast, dad’s work too much and guys aren’t the best at balancing their time or multitasking their attention. That’s why it is so important for fathers to carve out time with their daughters doing something fun together, like dancing. On [...]

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Exeter collects ‘Coats for Kyle’

In remembrance of Exeter High School student Kyle Stutsman who passed away early this year from cancer, Exeter FFA and Kevin Kirkman owner of VIP Pizza are sponsoring a coat drive. For every coat donated VIP Pizza will donate a dollar per coat up to 1,000 coats. Each dollar donated will go towards Team Kyle. [...]

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Scholarship offers to help grads ‘For Life’

Read for Life is in search of graduating high school seniors to apply for its “Pass the Word” for literacy student scholarship award by Friday, May 1. Students interested in applying for this award must have volunteered or been involved in projects and/or activities that have promoted, encouraged, or improved literacy in Tulare County within [...]

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Please and Thank You

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. We express gratitude for the people who enrich our lives, the food that nourishes our body and the opportunity to gather peacefully and break bread with others. Thanksgiving meals this month at two local continuation high schools were no different. Despite battling [...]

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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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Harmony Strathmore High School gardens get seed money

High school students in Strathmore will spend more time in their school gardens this year. Both Strathmore High School and Harmony Magnet Academy in Strathmore were among 15 schools awarded Garden Grants by the Tulare County Farm Bureau. Schools can either apply for a $250 renewal grant if they have an existing garden or a [...]

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New admin to ‘Step Up’ for County program

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors has named Allison Pierce as the new Program Administrator for the County’s Step Up Anti-Gang Program. Pierce has been the County’s Step Up staff representative since 2011 and her title became official on November 3. “Allison has been dedicated to the Step Up Program since its inception,” said Chairman [...]

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CA adopts NexGen Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS) as the State Board of Education adopted a new plan last week. “This plan lays out what the state, districts, and the community can do to ensure that the exciting new science standards [...]

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Exeter shade funding is heating up

Exeter kids will have a cooler playground before next summer’s scorching weather. The Exeter Kiwanis Club recently announced its fund-raising was on track to build a sun shade structure over the playground equipment at Schroth Park, located at the corner of Belmont Road and Vine Street. In a letter thanking the community for its support, [...]

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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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