News & Announcements

Unanimous Vote Instates New Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools

The Calaveras County Board of Education unanimously voted at last night’s regularly scheduled board meeting to approve Karen Vail as the new Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools. She will complete the remainder of Scott Nanik’ s term starting July 1, 2022. Vail is running unopposed in the upcoming election, that 4-year term will begin on January 1, 2023.

Amador & Calaveras County Employees Making a Difference

Each year, the Motherlode Charter of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) recognizes classified school staff who have gone above and beyond their job duties. These individuals have shown tremendous dedication to the students and their schools. Congratulations to this year’s awardees.

Teaching Students How to Save Lives

A new pilot program in Calaveras county is teaching students Hands-Only CPR. This is made possible through a collaboration of partnering agencies within Calaveras and Tuolumne county. Students are being taken through a video guided course, with the assistance of Grey Taylor, Captain of the Petaluma Fire Department.

Calaveras County High Schoolers Compete Through Poetry

Local high school students from all either public, private or home schools are invited to participate each year in the Poetry Out Loud competition presented by the Calaveras Arts Council with the support of the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Poetry Foundation and the California Arts Council.
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