Focus on Education (7/16/13)

July 15, 2013 

ARTS EDUCATION BENEFIT: "The Romance of Old Havana" — which features a Cuban band, dancing and food — will raise funds for arts education from 6 to 11 p.m. July 27 at the Peterson Event Center. Proceeds will benefit the The Boys and Girls Club of Stanislaus County and the CLASS program of the Central California Art Association. Tickets are $60 at

PRINCIPAL MOVES: Loren York, principal of Mary Lou Dieterich School in the Stanislaus Union School District in north Modesto, will become the superintendent-principal of the Alview-Dairyland School District in Chowchilla. The Alview-Dairyland board made the selection official last week. York, a Chowchilla resident for the past 24 years, was principal of Dieterich for the past seven years.

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