Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:00 am
The Galt Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees will decide tonight if Liberty Ranch High School holds its graduation ceremony in Sacramento for the third year in a row. If approved, the $4,225 expense for the June 6 ceremony at Memorial Auditorium would come from lottery funds.
Saturday, January 26, 2013 6:01 pm
You could say McCaffrey Middle School went to the birds on Saturday. But that would mean leaving out live bats, slithering snakes and a whole wild animal show.
Friday, December 14, 2012 12:00 am
Trustee Mark Beck was chosen by his peers to serve as president of the Galt Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees for 2013. Outgoing president Art Oelsner was voted to become clerk, and will lead the monthly meetings when Beck is unavailable.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6:53 pm
Local Realtor Terry Parker-Owning and Amy Madison won the two seats available on the Galt Joint Union High School District board of trustees Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:00 am
The Galt Joint Union School District Board of Trustees last Thursday agreed to allow Liberty Ranch High School to switch graduation dates with Estrellita High School, thus clearing the way for Liberty Ranch to hold its ceremony on June 5 at Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:00 am
A special school board meeting will be held sometime this week to discuss whether Liberty Ranch High School's Class of 2013 will be allowed to hold its graduation ceremony at Sacramento Memorial Auditorium.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 12:00 am
Class of 2013 student body officers at Liberty Ranch High School have unanimously voted to hold the school's second graduation at Memorial Auditorium.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 5:02 pm
Several people took advantage of the extended filing deadline this week to run for local school, water and fire district boards. Several of the filings took place on Wednesday, the deadline in districts in where an incumbent decided not to seek re-election.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 am
Neither Kathleen Amos nor Diann Kitamura is seeking re-election to the Galt Joint Union High School District board of trustees, thus extending the filing deadline for the November race to 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Saturday, July 28, 2012 12:00 am
Galt Joint Union Elementary School District President John Gordon is the only incumbent to file for one of two four-year seats on the school board, as of Thursday. Susan Richardson is the other possible incumbent.
Saturday, July 14, 2012 12:00 am
Social hosts in Galt who provide a location where minors can drink alcohol or who do not take steps to prevent their consumption of alcohol will have to reimburse police and fire-related costs under an ordinance recently approved by the Galt City Council. It will be formally adopted Tuesday.
Mayor Barbara Payne, who worked with the Galt Youth Alcohol Abuse Prevention Coalition to bring the ordinance before the council, said she hopes there will be a cultural shift regarding underage drinking and that adults will consider what the infraction can mean to young lives.
Thursday, July 12, 2012 12:00 am
Matthew Roberts has been chosen as the new superintendent of Galt Joint Union High School District and will earn $139,382 annually. His three-year employment contract was approved at Tuesday's board meeting.
Friday, June 22, 2012 10:27 am
I’ve covered public government meetings for half my life and remain impressed when a teenager addresses a public official. It takes a lot to gather one’s thoughts and give your opinion on a topic, even if it’s just in a prepared statement.
Galt Joint Union High School District School board member Kathleen Amos congratulates the final graduate, Lucero Zambrano, at the Estrellita High School graduation in Galt on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
Local attorney and Galt High School board member Kathleen Amos works with City Councilman Mark Crews and local contractor Sergi Martin, painting the restrooms at the Meadowview Park in southwest Galt during Love Galt day on Saturday, April 28, 2012.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 12:00 am
The equivalent of at least six teachers will receive preliminary layoff notices next week. The Galt Joint Union High School District narrowly approved the action at a special meeting Friday, with a 3-2 vote.
Friday, January 27, 2012 12:00 am
Twenty-four percent of Galt fifth-graders have had one or two
sips of an alcoholic drink, and 1 percent have consumed an entire
Friday, December 23, 2011 12:00 am
In the first five months of enacting a number of new
energy-efficient measures, Galt Joint Union High School District
saved more than $21,000 on its electricity bills.
Last spring, the district began replacing old mechanical
thermostats with programmable ones and shutting down non-essential
mechanical equipment during long breaks when school is not in
session, Superintendent Daisy Lee said.
Monday, November 14, 2011 3:02 pm
Galt Joint Union High School District trustees narrowly approved
holding Liberty Ranch High School’s 2012 graduation ceremony at
Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. The 3-2 vote was taken at a special
Valeria Casas, right, shakes hands with Galt Joint Union High School District Trustee Kathleen Amos after Casas received her diploma during the Estrellita High School graduation at Galt High School on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 12:00 am
Lodi Unified School District could soon be shifting its policy
to allow private organizations to advertise on district assets as a
way to raise revenue in these budget-tough times.
Thursday, March 31, 2011 12:00 am
This time next month, Liberty Ranch High School’s library
shelves should be stocked with books — nearly two years after the
Galt campus opened.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:00 am
Galt High School seniors will be riding to their annual sober
graduation event this year in rented Lodi Unified School District
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 12:00 am
For a program struggling with stability over the last 15 years,
the Galt High football team will now have the same head coach on
the sideline for a third season. After a heated debate between Galt
Union Joint High School District board members, it was decided that
Richard Maberto will be back to coach the Warriors for the 2011
Friday, December 17, 2010 6:11 am
Diann Kitamura was chosen by her peers on the Galt Joint Union
High School District board to serve a second term as president. The
unanimous vote took place Tuesday following the reorganizational
portion of the meeting.