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EUSD encourages students to eat in the classroom

  Nearly one-third of Tulare County’s children live in poverty and the County ranks near the bottom of food insecure households (56 of 58). About 73% of income eligible students participate in the free and reduced price National School Lunch Program but less than half of those take advantage of free and reduced price School [...]

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Wilson students to give audience ‘VIP Experience’

Wilson Middle School in Exeter doesn’t have a film program, but four sixth graders have become the first at the school to make a film. On March 31, Wilson students Cade Wilkinson, Aidan McFarland, Caleb Peltzer and Nicholas Tangonan entered a 3.5 minute short film into the Tulare County Office of Education’s Slick Rock Film [...]

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WHS Ag Farm to bear fruit for students

  Woodlake FFA students will have more than animals to care for in the coming years. In an interview last week, Woodlake Unified School District Superintendent Drew Sorensen said the WHS Farm was recently planted with 278 deciduous trees on 3 acres. The orchard includes two rows of eight fruit tree varieties including pluots, plums, [...]

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EUHS fields winning Science squad

  Fifteen students from Exeter Union High School will compete for a State Title this weekend. But it won’t be taking place on the field of play, but rather, in the field of science. The EUHS Gold Team – comprised of Harsal Patel, Robbie Brisco, Anthony Loy, Kenny Conover, Sarah Payne, Sam Aleman, Edwin Ehrsam, [...]

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Library welcomes spring at local branches

  To welcome spring, the Tulare County Library branches will feature a different seasonal craft each week in April. A Spring Hanger is offered during Week #1, April 1-5.  The hanger says, “Welcome Spring” and is adorned with hanging flowers. In Week #2, April 8-12, a Bunny Wind Sock with streamers can be made. During Week [...]

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TAKENOTES

Rocky Hill Elementary holds annual Walk-A-Thon April 11 The Parent-Teacher Organiztaion at Rocky Hill Elementary School will be kicking off Spring break with its annual Walk-A-Thon fundraiser. Rocky Hill PTO is raising money for field trips as well as many other student activities throughout the school year. Every student will have the opportunity to participate [...]

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TCOE Theatre Co. brings ‘My Son Pinocchio’ to life

  This month, the Theatre Company will perform Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio Jr.,” complete with a cast of 100 Tulare County students. The program will offer three 7 p.m. evening shows April 10-12. A 2 p.m. matinee will also be offered Saturday, April 12. My Son Pinocchio Jr. is the classic tale of toymaker Geppetto and his little wooden puppet, Pinocchio. [...]

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WOODLAKE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

This week the Woodlake Unified school District will hold a meeting on April 9, 7:00 P.M. Popular topics this week include, Woodlake Tiger Shark Swim Team would like to request a fee waiver for the use of the Woodlake High School pool during the spring and summer of 2014. The Woodlake High school Staff recommends [...]

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LUSD may hire more teachers, counselors

  Lindsay Unified School District is estimated to receive an additional $2 million from the State next school year as part of the new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). And while the State has eight priorities as to how districts should spend money under the new public school funding, it is up to Lindsay students, [...]

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Program to light the way for youth to stay out of trouble in Exeter, Lindsay

  Youth and families in the communities of Earlimart, Exeter, Ivanhoe, and Lindsay will have more recreational options this summer during the weekends thanks to a Tulare County-sponsored program. Tulare County Summer Night Lights, a program designed to curb violence and other negative activity by keeping selected parks and recreational facilities open during the summer [...]

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