Apr 222012
 
'HEART OF THE CITY': West Sac's youth

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL – Congratulations to  Stonegate Elementary, the local 2012 boys scholastic basketball champions! Stonegate was crowned the Washington Unified School District 2012 boys basketball champs after a 47-38 win over Westmore Oaks. As usual, the road wasn’t easy! Stonegate had an overall record of 6-1. Starting players [...]

Mar 312012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 – A citizen’s committee charged with studying the real estate owned by Washington Unified School District has recommended that the district not sell off any “surplus” property at this time. But the committee recommended that WUSD “evaluate the advantage of consolidation of site usage or joint facility usage to make [...]

Mar 242012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – West Sacramento’s school board voted 3-0 on March 15 to restore plans for afternoon bus service from River City High School next year(with trustees Dave Westin and Mary Leland absent). A previous board vote had slated afternoon service at RCHS to be canceled.   The board left [...]

Mar 222012
 
Voters lukewarm on school bond

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento’s school board appeared interested in pursuing a new local school bond or parcel tax on November’s ballot, despite a poll showing tepid public support for the idea right now. At the board’s meeting on Feb. 23, district officials heard a [...]

Mar 122012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – “Mayors for Meals” day is coming up on March 21 and other days in March, says the Elderly Nutrition Program of Yolo County. Mayors and city council members from throughout Yolo County will volunteer to deliver meals to homebound seniors (in the “Meals on Wheels” service) and [...]

Mar 112012
 
RCHS students to compete in speech

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – For the first time in school history, RCHS will be represented at the California State High School Speech Association Championships.  Jacob Andrus, Team Captain, and Beverly Harris, a sophomore, will be competing against the top  56 teams in California in the Duo Interpretation event. Their performance of [...]

Mar 082012
 
School bus service on chopping block

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor School bus rides will probably be a thing of the past for most local elementary and middle school-grade kids next year. But the school board at the Washington Unified School District is considering a planned cut to bus service in the afternoon [...]