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F’ville Fire Dept. helps give muscular dystrophy ‘The Boot’

  Fire fighters will be out on the streets of Farmersville asking the community to help “Fill the Boot” for the 6th Annual campaign benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association this Friday, April 25. Every dollar that passing motorists can pitch into the fire fighters’ boots helps MDA provide medical treatment and support services to individuals and their [...]

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SHS grad earns prestigious scholarship

  It was a huge accomplishment for Isis Frausto-Vicencio to graduate from Strathmore High School in 2011. After her parents emigrated from Mexico, she had to adjust to a new language, new home, new school and a new way of life. She only had five months of her senior year at Strathmore High School to [...]

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4-H’ers prepare for the 83rd Annual 4-H Fair Tulare County 4-H members are putting the final touches to their projects in preparation for the 83rd annual Tulare County 4-H Fair. The fair is one of the oldest 4-H club fairs in the State of California. This year the 4-H Program has combined in one weekend, [...]

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FUSD hires firm to search for new superintendent

  Farmersville Unified School District has officially begun its search for a new superintendent. At an April 15 Special Meeting, FUSD’s Board of Trustees selected Education Leadership Services (ELS) consulting firm to conduct the search for the district’s replacement for Dr. Christina Luna. Board President Alice Lopez said the board voted 4-1 in favor of [...]

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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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