Jun 212013
 
WS Early College Prep launches first class of high school grads

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 19, 2013 – The West Sacramento Early College Prep charter school graduated its first group of high schoolers in a ceremony June 9 at UC Davis. The young school began teaching only the lower grades but has since filled out to become a grade 6-12 school. Partners include the UC Davis School [...]

Jun 172013
 
HEART OF THE CITY: Southport Elementary wins a couple of WUSD scholastic sports titles

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 12, 2013 – Summer has started, graduations are done and it’s time for congratulations to all the graduates. Best of luck in the future!  Parents: you, too, can take a bow. You made it so far! Southport takes a double: Southport Elementary School won both the Washington Unified School [...]

May 302013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 30, 2013 – “West Sacramento Neighborhood Dog Days” is coming to West Sacramento on Sunday, June 2. A bunch of free help is available to dog owners. Bring your dog in for free rabies & puppy shots, vouchers for spaying & neutering, free collars and leashes, free veterinary exams and ID [...]

Apr 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 17, 2013 – A proposed charter West Sacramento charter school will appeal to the Yolo County Board of Education after being denied a charter by the school board of the Washington Unified School District. The staff of Washington Unified School District opined that the school was unlikely to succeed partly [...]

Apr 072013
 
Elkhorn class wins 'Think Green' prize

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 27, 2013 – Local students were invited to come up with energy-wise ideas as part of the ‘Think Green’ contest. Joining Elkhorn as winners were a first grade class from Westfield Village Elementary, which took second place and a $300 class prize, and second-graders at Westfield, who won third place [...]

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 [...]