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Asm. Huber Urges Students to Apply for CalGrants by March 2nd Deadline

Assemblymember Alyson Huber, a past Cal Grant recipient, wants to remind students and parents that March 2nd is the deadline to apply for CalGrants. Cal Grants, a need-based financial aid program, has been a big part of making college affordable for many California families. To assist students with applying for CalGrants and other financial aid, Assemblymember Huber also announced Cash for College workshops being held in January and February around the Sacramento region.

Collect Box Tops to Support Cordova Gardens Elementary

Clip and save Box Tops from hundreds of your favorite products, everyday groceries, & club store items, such as General Mills Cereal, Betty Crocker, & Ziploc. Schools can earn 10¢ for each Box Top redeemed. They all add up to cash for our schools, one dime at a time!

GenCorp Foundation Continues to Support Folsom Cordova Unified School District with Generous Grant to “Starbase”

On Tuesday, December 14, GenCorp Foundation will present Sgt. Maj. John Lamb, Director of Starbase Academy, with a gift of $50,000 during a special ceremony at Navigator Elementary School. The check will be presented by Juanita Garcia, Executive Director of the GenCorp Foundation.

Eligible Area Veterans to Receive High School Diplomas

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The Operation Recognition program was adopted in October 2001 by the Sacramento County Board of Education to honor the contributions and sacrifices of individuals who missed completing high school to serve in the U.S. military (specifically World War II or the Korean War) or relocate to a World War II internment camp for Japanese American citizens. In 2005, the County Board of Education expanded the program to include veterans of the Vietnam War.

Support the Arts at Mitchell Music Boosters Music-a-Thon

Mitchell Symphonic Band

The Mitchell Music Boosters is hosting its first Music-A-Thon on Saturday, November 6. We are hoping to raise money for the music department at Mitchell, for the purchase of music, instruments, instrument repair and to possibly help fund a trip in the Spring.

Students will be securing sponsors for every 15 minutes of music they play/sing during the day. We are also asking businesses to sponsor a piece of music for a $50 donation. The event will be from 9:30-2:45 in the gym at Mitchell Middle School at 2100 Zinfandel Drive in Rancho Cordova.

Personnel and Business Services Building Renamed in Honor of Clellan “Cy” Young

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Friends and former colleagues of retired Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) Personnel Commissioner Clellan “Cy” Young attended a celebration Tuesday, October 19, when the SCOE Personnel and Business Services Building was dedicated officially in Mr. Young’s honor.

“Inter-actually Doing Things” in Rancho Cordova

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We’re months into school already at Cordova High, and while some are still getting used to getting by with less sleep and memorizing bell schedules, others have been ready to go since summer. The Cordova Interact Club could be seen this summer at Straw Hat Pizza on Tuesdays making plans for the upcoming school year. For those unfamiliar with Interact, it’s the high school level of Rotary International.

SCOE to Coordinate Mock Trial – Moot Court Competitions

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The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) is pleased to announce that it will coordinate the Gordon D. Schaber Mock Trial and Moot Court Program for the 2010–11 school year.

The Mock Trial competition simulates a trial-level proceeding in which students portray the roles of pre-trial counsel, prosecuting and defense attorneys, witnesses, court clerks, bailiffs, and jurors before a single presiding judge and two scoring judges. It includes courtroom art and courtroom journalism competitions.

Project 680 Announces Hoody Drive and Photography Contest

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The Folsom Cordova Unified School District Liaison for Homeless Services has informed Project 680 of a big need for hooded sweatshirts (otherwise known as “hoodies”) for the homeless students in the FCUSD.  Therefore, Project 680 will be holding a hoody drive from September 27-October 27, 2010. Kids like zipper front hoodies (see photo), so that is what [...]

Support Local Schools With Box Tops For Education Project

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Clip and save box tops from hundreds of your favorite products, everyday groceries, and club store items, such as General Mills Cereal, Betty Crocker, and Ziploc. Schools can earn 10¢ for each box top redeemed. They all add up to cash for our schools, one dime at a time!

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