California Hunter Education Class Starting September 4th In Arnold

California Hunter Education Class Starting September 4th In Arnold

Arnold, CA… If your student is interested in a Hunter Education class, Mark Oswald and Al Courtwright will be offering a course on September 4th, 11th, and 18th at Ebbetts Pass Fire Station #1, 1027 Blagen Road, Arnold from Noon—5pm each day. All three days must be attended to pass the class. The cost is […]

Calaveras Community Foundation Receives Donation from Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Calaveras Community Foundation Receives Donation from Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Angels Camp, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) recently presented Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) with a generous $5000 donation to benefit The Career and Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarship Fund. The Career and Technical Training Scholarship Fund, founded in 2010, helps to support alternative forms of higher education, including two-year community college and trade school certificates. […]

Rail Road Flat Elementary School Uses Their 3D Printer to Make a Prosthetic Hand

Rail Road Flat Elementary School Uses Their 3D Printer to Make a Prosthetic Hand

Rail Road Flat, CA…The sixth grade students of Mr. Randall Youngblood’s class were told of a program called e-Nable in which a 3D printer was used to make a hand for a child that didn’t have one. “The e-NABLE Community is an amazing group of individuals from all over the world who are using their […]

Advice From CDC For People In Or Traveling To Zika Affected Areas In Florida

Advice From CDC For People In Or Traveling To Zika Affected Areas In Florida

Miami, FL…The Florida Department of Health has identified an area in one neighborhood of Miami where Zika is being spread by mosquitoes. This guidance is for people who live in or traveled to this area any time after June 15 (based on the earliest time symptoms can start and the maximum 2-week incubation period for […]

CHP San Andreas Hosts Teen Driving Classes July 25th & 26th

CHP San Andreas Hosts Teen Driving Classes July 25th & 26th

San Andreas, CA…The leading cause of death for Americans 15-20 years old is motor vehicle collisions, (According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and the CHP’s goal is to reduce the death rate among teenagers as the result of these collisions. In order to address this alarming trend, the CHP developed a program called […]

Beth Childs/Genna Hurst Scholarship Awarded by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF)

Beth Childs/Genna Hurst Scholarship Awarded by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF)

San Andreas, CA…The Beth E. Childs/ Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship administered by the Calaveras Community Foundation was presented during the Awards night at Calaveras High School in early June. The 2016 scholarship committee selected Kelly Baird as the recipient. Kelly, an ambitious young woman with a 4.306 GPA, is the daughter of proud parents, Hope […]

Local Teens Donate To Help Butte Fire Survivors

Local Teens Donate To Help Butte Fire Survivors

Mountain Ranch, CA…Almost $1,000 was raised by three area high school drama students recently who wanted to help survivors of the Butte Fire. “This is a wonderful, compassionate gesture,” said Allen Sender, Chairman of Calaveras Recovers, as he accepted the check on behalf of the all-volunteer group. Calaveras Recovers is the long-term, post disaster recovery […]

Steve Cox & Paul De Baldo Honored For Their Service To Bret Harte Students

Steve Cox & Paul De Baldo Honored For Their Service To Bret Harte Students

Angels Camp, CA…At their June 20th board meeting, Bret Harte Union High School District board member Gail Bunge presented this year’s Parent/Community Volunteer Awards to Steve Cox and Paul De Baldo, both of Copperopolis. Nominated by retiring Agriculture teacher Roy Beck, Cox was recognized for his volunteer work with FFA and the Ag Department. Along […]

Mind Matters Clinic Offers Programs To Help Children Progress in School

Mind Matters Clinic Offers Programs  To Help Children Progress in School

Murphys, CA…Students who are having difficulty with their reading and language skills have a place to seek help thanks to two programs offered by Mind Matters, the Murphys based non-profit clinic. Fast ForWord, a computer based learning program, will be available in Murphys and Sonora starting June 27. Mind Builder will be offered in Murphys […]

Grants Awarded For Job Training & Health Literacy

Grants Awarded For Job Training & Health Literacy

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 […]

Hazel Fischer Elementary School Is Bringing Back The Firecracker Mile! Register Today!!

Hazel Fischer Elementary School Is Bringing Back The Firecracker Mile!  Register Today!!

Arnold, CA…The Hazel Fischer Elementary School is bringing back The Firecracker Mile! It will run on July 2nd, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the top of the Arnold Byway! Runners and walkers welcome! Once an Arnold Independence Day Parade tradition, the Firecracker Mile is a mile-long fun run that kicks off the Independence Day parade, […]

The Calaveras High Class of 2016 Marches Onward & Upward! Full Video & Photo Coverage

The Calaveras High Class of 2016 Marches Onward & Upward!  Full Video & Photo Coverage

San Andreas, CA…We have full video and picture coverage of last night’s Calaveras High School Graduation.  Just click on the group photo below for a high resolution photo.  The class 2016 had 16 Valedictorians and  all Valedictorians achieved a straight 4.0 GPA or above for all four years.    The Calaveras High Class of 2016 was […]

Make Family Memories At The Annual Pinecrest Lake Fish Fair

Make Family Memories At The Annual Pinecrest Lake Fish Fair

Pinecrest, CA…In conjunction with National Get Outdoors Day, the Forest Service invites the public to participate in a fish fair on the Stanislaus National Forest, June 11. Children up to 16-years of age (all are welcome to attend) are invited to compete for fun and awards at the annual Pinecrest Lake Fish Fair, Summit Ranger […]

Countywide Math Mini Bowl Competition Goes Tech Savvy

Countywide Math Mini Bowl Competition Goes Tech Savvy

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Office of Education held its 36th Annual Math Mini-Bowl competition at Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks School in San Andreas on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Approximately 120 fifth and sixth grade students from Calaveras County Schools put their math skills to the test. The following schools were represented: Albert Michelson Elementary, […]

The Avery Middle School Class of 2016 Is Ready For The Future! Full Graduation Video

The Avery Middle School Class of 2016 Is Ready For The Future!  Full Graduation Video

Avery, CA…Last Thursday evening the 2016 eighth grade class donned their robes and marched on to the next level of their education journey. As a parent of a graduating student the evening had me reflecting on some of the schools in our area. It reminded me of what a father who relocated his family here […]

Bret Harte High School 2016 Graduation, Photos & Full Video

Bret Harte High School 2016 Graduation, Photos & Full Video

Angels Camp, CA….Last night the Bret Harte Graduating Class of 2016 Pomp & Circumstanced their way into adulthood. This is another great class of young adults produced by our local schools and communities. last night’s ceremony also marked the retirement of Roy Beck. Roy Beck became an institution unto himself with what he has done […]

Albert Michelson Elementary & Hazel Fischer School Have Been Recognized As “GOLD RIBBON SCHOOLS.”

Albert Michelson Elementary & Hazel Fischer School Have Been Recognized As “GOLD RIBBON SCHOOLS.”

Vallecito, CA…Calaveras County Office of Education is pleased to announce that two schools in Calaveras County have been recognized as Gold Ribbon Schools. On June 1, 2016, California Departments of Education recognized both Hazel Fischer Elementary School and Albert Michelson Elementary School, both part of Vallecito Union School District, as Gold Ribbon Schools. State Superintendent […]

CUSD Threads The AB30 Needle & Calaveras High Logo To Remain The Same

CUSD Threads The AB30 Needle & Calaveras High Logo To Remain The Same

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras High School was faced with AB30 this year which mandated the removal of our Redskin Mascot, which has been in place since the mid 1940’s. The dignity and pride that we have maintained in the use of our logo will not change. Our Mascot Selection Committee was comprised of Calaveras High School […]

Makayla Ruthrauff Is Miss Calaveras 2016! Her court is Sierra Stackpole & Brighton Hamari. Full Video & Photos

Makayla Ruthrauff Is Miss Calaveras 2016!   Her court is Sierra Stackpole &  Brighton Hamari.  Full Video & Photos

Frogtown, USA…The 2016 Miss Calaveras Is….Makayla Ruthrauff and her court is Sierra Stackpole & Brighton Hamari. Miss Ruthrauff follows in the royal footsteps of her mother and sister. The Miss Calaveras competition for 2016 was a great show and great group of young ladies. Taking the stage for Miss Calaveras were Macy Breaux (Bret Harte), […]