Sep 172012

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 12, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board on Wednesday interviewed a number of candidates to fill the board seat vacated by Sandra Vargas. After a round of questions, the board voted 4-0 to ask Elizabeth Bagdazian to serve the final two-years-plus of that […]

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 […]

Aug 242012
Girl Scouts bring concerns to WUSD boss

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 22, 2012 — A letter-writing project turned into something unexpected for members of Girl Scout Troop 2203 in West Sacramento – a meeting with the superintendent of schools in Washington Unified School District. “Troop 2203 in West Sacramento spent some time writing about improvements they’d like to see […]

Aug 092012
School board seats are in play

WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG. 8, 2012 — Vargas, elected in 2006, tenders her resignation but gives no official reason By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board is in flux, with three of the five seats up for election in November and a fourth board member announcing her resignation. Board member Sandra Vargas […]