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 [...]

Jun 062012
 
Rotary chips in for literacy

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – The Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento donated $200 to Westfield Village’s Scholastic Book Fair and to Southport Elementary’s literacy program.   “This thoughtful and generous donation means so much to me,” said Westfield librarian Jennifer Gray. “I definitely will be able to put new books into [...]

May 202012
 
Award for Bridgeway Island school

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 16, 2012 – Bridgeway Island Elementary School was named a “Title I Academic Achievement Award” again this year by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. It’s the second consecutive year for the award. The honor goes to schools that meet performance standards “meeting the educational needs of students living at or [...]

May 162012
 
Kaiser grant helps kickstart West Sac park

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Land on and near the Westfield Village Elementary School’s playfields will be upgraded into a neighborhood park, thanks largely to a $150,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente.   The grant comes from a Kaiser program that tries to fight obesity by helping people [...]