News & Announcements

Youth Mentoring Pair Still Close After 10 Years

Ten years ago, Phillips was recommended by an elementary school teacher as someone who may benefit from having a mentor in their life, and the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program (CYMP) paired her with Olson, a former recreational therapist, local realtor and mother of two grown boys.

Local Student Attendance Gets a Voice at the State Level

Local resident and current Calaveras County Office of Education (CCOE) Student Attendance Review Board (SARB) member, Christy Miro, has been appointed to serve on the California State Student Attendance Review Board. Miro has been a member of the Calaveras County SARB for the past six years.

Scam Scare in Calaveras County

There was a recent scare for Calaveras county residents that involved an unauthorized solicitation for tech equipment and donations for local students. The attempt was cunningly crafted and appealed to county residents wanting to support students challenged by distance learning.

Calaveras County Schools Close

Today the Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools Scott Nanik coordinated a conference call with Calaveras County School District Superintendents and the Calaveras County Public Health.

Local Avery Student Wins Scholastic Essay Contest

Avery Middle School student, Preston Porrazzo, won this year’s “Tell Us Your True Teen Story” contest. Students submit a short essay about a passion they have, a struggle they’ve faced or something that makes them special.

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

Reese Roeder, a 6th grader from Christian Family Learning Center, won the Grand Prize. Reese’s project, “Can Salt Save” earned her a certificate, a traveling trophy that will be on display at her school, and a place at the 2020 California State Science & Engineering Fair.

Kindness Week in Calaveras County

One act of Kindness can ripple through a community as it does during Kindness Week in Calaveras County. Blue ribbons adorn businesses and schools, “Practice Random Acts of Kindness” pass-it-on ribbons are pinned to shirts all over the county.
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