Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:
Saturday, May 18, 2013 12:00 am
In the last half a dozen years, Arcohe Union Elementary School District has lost more than a quarter of its students due to declining enrollment.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:00 am
Saturday, April 6, 2013 12:00 am
A group of fifth-grade students at George Washington Elementary School who had severe reading problems last summer sat with their teacher, Cory Nuss, as they used their writing skills to compose statements about bullying.
Monday, April 1, 2013 11:41 am
I just received the following email which was worth sharing due to its encouraging content. Keep up the good work teachers. You never know when you are instructing a student who will grow up to pay it forward.
Friday, February 22, 2013 12:00 am
The Lodi Unified School District is congratulating itself on a job well done after disbanding the Measure K oversight committee on Tuesday.
Middle school students Adam Feingold, Nisreen Sharideh and Romel Moua participate in Newspaper In Education activities at Christa McAuliffe Middle School. Their teacher, Sheila Reavill, held a scavenger hunt using the Lodi News-Sentinel.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 12:00 am
Middle College High School, located at San Joaquin Delta
College, is now accepting applications for the 2012-13 school
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 12:00 am
Lodi Unified School District officials are seriously considering
a transition to a K-8 structure districtwide.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 12:00 am
Students at Christa McAuliffe Middle School have collected 46
blankets for soldiers deployed in Afghanistan through their
"Blanket of Thanks" community service project. Troops use the
blankets for insulation and sound proofing in their temporary
Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:00 am
Members of the Sphinx Virtuosi are coming through a few Lodi
Unified School District schools on their way to a concert at
University of the Pacific on Friday.
Monday, September 12, 2011 12:00 am
Kevin Alex was 3 1/2 years old when the Twin Towers were hit on
Sept. 11, 2001, and he has little to no memory of the actual
Saturday, July 30, 2011 12:00 am
School starts Monday for more than 26,000 students who attend
Lodi Unified School District schools.
Being the third straight school year of massive budget cuts,
there will likely be little change for 2011-12.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:00 am
We've all done it: Hit "send" on an email to a friend with the
word "you" abbreviated to "u" or "meeting" shortened to only the
most needed consonants.
But these slang texting phrases common in chat rooms are popping
up in formal work being submitted in many schools, including Lodi
Unified School District.
"Using text in formal papers or any other traditional academic
work is not OK," said Christa McAuliffe Middle School teacher
Martha Snider. "I don't know of a teacher who believes otherwise.
I, myself, don't even favor it when using social networking sites
with students. Former students whom I friend on Facebook also have
to honor my policy of 'spell it out.'"
Saturday, June 4, 2011 12:00 am
Christa McAuliffe Middle School social studies teacher Charles
Taylor was not selected as this year's San Joaquin County Teacher
of the Year.
Christa McAuliffe Middle School teacher Chuck Taylor was recently named the Lodi Unified School District Teacher of the Year. (Courtesy photograph)
Thursday, June 2, 2011 12:00 am
Who: Chuck Taylor has been named by the Lodi
Unified School District as its Teacher of the Year for 2010-11 for
his teaching style and qualities.
Monday, May 2, 2011 2:22 pm
How do you feel about the killing of Osama bin Laden? Do you
think it was justified? Why or why not? Was there another way the
U.S. could have handled this? How do you think al-Qaida will
Those were among the journal questions Tokay High School social
science teacher Matt Huiras presented to students Monday.
Friday, April 15, 2011 12:00 am
Eliminate district-funded transportation for sports. Review the
necessity of administrator positions at both the site and district
office level. Reduce vice principals and other support staff such
as counselors. Provide all-day kindergarten or charge families for
Friday, April 15, 2011 12:00 am
Rebecca Frame's daughters gather around a free computer for the
day's lessons. A teacher whom they've only met in person a few
times walks the girls through age-level math concepts, and their
mother is nearby to coach them on the lesson.
Thursday, March 17, 2011 6:51 am
The Lodi Unified School District broke ground Wednesday on a
multi-campus solar energy system.
Monday, March 14, 2011 12:00 am
Participants from two Lodi Unified School District schools
bested 600 students to sweep this weekend's regional Science
Olympiad in both grade divisions.
Thursday, March 3, 2011 12:00 am
Seven Lodi Unified School District students were recognized
Tuesday for winning a poetry contest personally sponsored by
Superintendent Cathy Nichols-Washer. There were more than 2,000
entries from students at all grade levels.
Elisabeth Newman Hensel, of Lodi, directs students during the physical education class as she substitutes at Christa McAuliffe Middle School in Stockton on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. Hensel is among those substitutes turned away by the Lodi Unified School District due to a hiring freeze, but was called back in fall 2009. As a mother, she loves the flexibility the job affords her.
Alana Figuera, 13, left, and Karen Ramirez, 13, use computers to log onto www.edmodo.com, a social networking website for teachers and students during Martha Snider’s history class at Christa McAuliffe Middle School in Stockton on Aug. 5, 2010. Classes are mixing pencils and paper with modern technology to enhance the learning experience both at school and at home.