Apr 052013
 
Using a brain to make a point:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 – GUEST COMMENTARY from Edwin Garcia, Kaiser Permanente Dr. Victor DeNoble, a former tobacco research scientist who became a whistleblower against his company – and the entire industry – spoke to hundreds of students in a series of school assemblies in West Sacramento earlier this month, explaining the [...]

Mar 262013
 
Westfield families celebrate reading -- city councilmen & others help out

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – Westfield Village Elementary School in West Sacramento celebrated “Read Across America” week with its own family literacy celebration on Feb. 27. Over 200 children and parents showed up, receiving information in English and Spanish on things families can do at home to promote reading and literacy. Several [...]

Mar 022013
 
Bridgeway takes school hoops crown

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 27, 2013 – BY DON SCHATZEL – Bridgeway wins the Washington Unified School District girls basketball crown! As reported by the  coaches: Bridgeway Island Elementary School finished their very dominant season undefeated by beating Westmore Oaks Elementary, 37-27. Nia and Tiana Lowery demonstrated great teamwork throughout the season and Alissa [...]

Oct 142012
 
'Walking school bus' in Southport

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — OCT 10, 2012 – Students at Southport Elementary participated in “National Walk to School Day” last Wednesday. Southport is one of the schools working in conjunction with “WalkSacramento” to promote the healthy benefits of walking to school.    Many students also participated in a walking school bus that day that [...]

Oct 092012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Health Department will be holding the following free seasonal influenza vaccination clinics this fall: – Saturday, October 13, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Westmore Oaks School, 1100 Clarendon Road in West Sacramento – Wednesday, October 17, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Winters Community Center, 201 [...]

Sep 122012
 
Riverbank gets spruced up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 5, 2012 – Riverbank Elementary was opened more than 50 years ago as a high school, later becoming Golden State Middle School and then an elementary campus. During the 2011-2012 school year the 12-acre campus was home to third through eighth graders but after a 10-week, $8-million overhaul the campus [...]

Sep 012012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – A “Clarksburg Wine Country Tour” will depart from the River City High School parking lot in West Sacramento on Sept. 22. The chartered coach will tour the Clarksburg wine country in a fundraiser for the Delta Elementary Charter School in Clarksburg. Participants will visit Miller’s Leap Winery, Bogle Vineyards [...]