Education

April 3, 2014

Focus on Education (4/4/14)

Modesto City Schools is accepting applications for the position of 2014-15 student representative to the Board of Education. The position is open to current sophomores and juniors in the district’s schools. To apply, submit an application by 5 p.m. April 14 to the Public Information Office, 426 Locust St., Modesto, CA 95351. Applications are available online at http://ow.ly/vlAD7. Interviews are scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. April 29. For more information, contact Becky Fortuna, public information officer, at (209) 550-3300, ext. 5101, or by email at fortuna.b@mcs4kids.com.

STUDENT BOARD MEMBER APPLICATIONS

Modesto City Schools is accepting applications for the position of 2014-15 student representative to the Board of Education. The position is open to current sophomores and juniors in the district’s schools. To apply, submit an application by 5 p.m. April 14 to the Public Information Office, 426 Locust St., Modesto, CA 95351. Applications are available online at http://ow.ly/vlAD7. Interviews are scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. April 29. For more information, contact Becky Fortuna, public information officer, at (209)  550-3300, ext. 5101, or by email at fortuna.b@mcs4kids.com.

KIDS SPORTS CLINIC DAY-OF COST $15

The Johansen High School Education and Human Development Academy senior project will put on a sports clinic for children ages 5 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon April 12 at the campus, 641 Norseman Drive, Modesto. Cost for early registration is $10; go to http://jhs4kids.com/school_ehda.asp. On-site registration is $15, an earlier notice had an incorrect cost. Make checks payable to the Children’s Crisis Center and mail to Johansen High, Attn: Nicole Evans, Modesto, CA 95357.

SUMMERVILLE HIGH BOARD TO MEET

The Summerville Union High School District board will meet at 1 p.m. today in the Summerville High School library, 17555 Tuolumne Road, Tuolumne. Trustees will vote on approving Biggs Cardoza as structural engineer for the concrete bleachers, expected to cost $30,000, according to agenda documents. The board also will consider geotechnical testing for the site, not to exceed $4,200, and a contract with Verde Design for $42,200. See the agenda at http://bit.ly/SummervilleHigh, click on agendas.

NEWMAN-CROWS LANDING TO MEET

The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District board will meet in closed sessions at 7:30 a.m. today and 7:45 a.m. Saturday to interview superintendent candidates at the McConnell Adult Education Center, 1348 Patchett Drive, Newman. Both meetings reconvene to open session but no business will be conducted. See the agenda at http://tinyurl.com/NCLUSDagenda.

SOBER GRAD NIGHT YARD SALE

The Gregori High School Sober Grad Night Committee will hold a Sober Grad Night Yard Sale & Boutique from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the campus parking lot, 3701 Pirrone Ave., Modesto. Spaces are available for sellers and vendors. For information, call (510) 219-5041 or (209) 480-9007.

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