VUSD Regular Board Of Trustees Meeting December 14th

VUSD Regular Board Of Trustees Meeting  December 14th

Murphys, CA…The Vallecito Union School District is holding a Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, December 14th at 4:00 p.m. On the agenda are bus engine repairs through the Interstate Truck Center and the contract to replace wheel chair lift through Hankins Specialty Elevators. The meeting will take place at the District Office Conference Room […]

Bret Harte FFA Honors A New “Crop” Of Greenhands

Bret Harte FFA Honors A New “Crop” Of Greenhands

Angels Camp, CA…On December 7th 2016, first year FFA students, also known as “Greenhands” assembled in the Agriculture shop to participate in a time honored tradition where they dyed their hands green. To continue the celebration, the FFA officers served lunch to those displaying a “green hand” or were wearing FFA attire. Later in the […]

MTUESD Board Of Education Regular Meeting & The Appointment & Approval Of Board Officers

MTUESD Board Of Education Regular Meeting & The Appointment & Approval Of Board Officers

Angels Camp, CA…The Mark Twain Union Elementary School District is holding a regular meeting Board Of Education meeting on Thursday, December 8th at 5:30 p.m. On the agenda is the appointment and approval of board officers, committees and meeting dates. The meeting will take place at the MTUESD Board Room located at 981 Tuolumne Ave […]

Calaveras High Seeks Scholarship Donations for Butte Fire Victims

Calaveras High Seeks Scholarship Donations for Butte Fire Victims

San Andreas, CA…If you are making a charitable donation this month, please consider giving to the Butte Fire Senior Scholarship. Given the impact of the fire on many of Calaveras High School’s students, we have established a scholarship for graduating seniors who lost their homes in the fire. Community members or organizations who would like […]

Columbia College Graduates Fire Technology Participants

Columbia College Graduates Fire Technology Participants

Sonora, CA…Columbia College’s Fire Academy will hold its graduation ceremony and presentation of Certification of Completion to 35 successful students of the Fire Technology Program. The event, which is open to the public, will be held Friday, December 16, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Oak Pavilion at Columbia College. The certificates will be awarded […]

The Christmas Spirit Continues With “Christmas to Remember” Fundraiser Dec. 7-8

The Christmas Spirit Continues With “Christmas to Remember” Fundraiser Dec. 7-8

Calaveras County, CA…Volunteer community groups will be out in force December 7th and 8th collecting money for the annual “Christmas to Remember” which provides students in need the opportunity to purchase new clothing for the winter season. “We have phenomenal support from our communities, and the pride on the children’s faces when they go shopping […]

Health Care Career Scholarships Available For Graduating Seniors In Tuolumne & Calaveras Counties

Health Care  Career Scholarships Available For Graduating Seniors In Tuolumne & Calaveras Counties

Sonora, CA…In December 2014, HealthLitNow, (www.healthlitnow.org) a 501(c)3 non-profit, was launched from the Tuolumne County Innovation Lab (www.myinnovationlab.org) to provide Public Health Literacy programs for K-12 students throughout Tuolumne County and the Sierra Region. Public Health Literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals and groups can obtain, process, understand, evaluate, and act on […]

Dam Removals Topic Of Foothill Conservancy Film Screening In Sutter Creek

Dam Removals Topic Of Foothill Conservancy Film Screening In Sutter Creek

Sutter Creek, CA…Removing obsolete, local and not-so-local dams and restoring streams will be the topic of a Friday, December 2 film screening hosted by the Foothill Conservancy. The featured film, DamNation, starts at 7:30 pm at the Sutter Creek Theatre on Main Street, Sutter Creek. DamNation chronicles how removing obsolete dams allows rivers and their […]

Hard Work, Sweat, & Determintation; Bret Harte FFA Receives Gold Award.

Hard Work, Sweat, & Determintation; Bret Harte FFA Receives Gold Award.

Angels Camp, CA…On November 4th, the Bret Harte FFA Chapter participated in the Mountain School opening and closing contest at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. The Calaveras FFA Chapter hosted the contest not only for Bret Harte FFA, but also Sutter Creek FFA, Argonaut FFA and Sonora FFA. The competition consisted of three different levels beginning […]

California Healthy Kids Survey This Month

California Healthy Kids Survey  This Month

Angels Camp, CA…The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) will be administered countywide this November, inviting all students and faculty in Calaveras County schools, as well as many parents, to anonymously share their perspectives and experiences on a wide range of topics related to school safety and culture. Calaveras County school districts will administer the CHKS […]

Vote Of No Confidence Letter By Vallecito Teachers

Vote Of No Confidence Letter By Vallecito Teachers

Avery, CA…The Vallecito Teachers Association has taken and passed a Vote of No Confidence in VUSD Board member Carol Gordon. Gordon is currently seeking reelection for another 4 year term to the Board. After two censures by the District’s Board based on recurrent behavior violating the Board Governance Handbook, Gordon has been banned from all […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Says Thank You On Behalf Of 467 Kindergarteners!

Mark Twain Medical Center Says Thank You On Behalf Of 467 Kindergarteners!

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center says Thank You to our 2016 Teddy Bear Clinic Partners who helped them play host & educate 467 Kindergarteners. Thanks to California Highway Patrol San Andreas, PHI Air Medical, California Highway Patrol Air Operations, East Bay Municipal Utility District, San Andreas Fire Department, American Legion Ambulance & CAL FIRE. […]

SRMC & CHP Host Child Safety Seat Check Up

SRMC & CHP Host Child Safety Seat Check Up

Sonora, CA…Sonora Regional Medical Center is hosting the California Highway Patrol for a car seat safety training. The CHP will be available to inspect your child safety seat and instruct you on proper installation and use. Sonora Regional Medical Center is proud to care for this community with an extraordinary medical team of world-class physicians […]

Vallecito Teachers Association Endorses Singleton For School Board

Vallecito Teachers Association Endorses Singleton For School Board

Avery, CA…The teachers of Vallecito Union School District are very proud and excited to announce their strong endorsement of Susan Singleton for the position of VUSD School Board Trustee. Singleton recently retired from teaching, after 20 dedicated years. She has earned the support of all her colleagues due to her ability to work effectively with […]

Holiday Gifts From The Kitchen Class

Holiday Gifts From The Kitchen Class

Jackson, CA…It’s wonderful to share gifts of home preserved foods during the holidays, but it’s even better when those gifts are eaten as part of a delicious meal. In addition to giving food gifts, share recipes and meal suggestions on how to use the food you lovingly prepared. The UCCE Master Food Preservers of Amador […]

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