Thursday, October 24, 2013 12:28 pm
Students filed onto the Lodi Middle School blacktop Thursday morning to hear about the dangers of drugs and alcohol from police and a deputy district attorney. But for a school still mourning, the assembly couldn’t escape Tuesday’s horrific crash that took the lives of a classmate and his family.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 12:00 am
The day after a horrific crash on Ham Lane on Tuesday that left six people dead, Lodi Unified School District began offering counseling services to students at two schools attended by the victims.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 2:53 pm
Lodi Unified School District on Wednesday began offering counseling services to students at two schools affected by the crash that claimed six lives.
Friday, August 30, 2013 6:50 am
Washington Elementary School, Lodi
Located on West Lockeford Street, 247 of the 265 students tested at Washington Elementary earlier this year are listed as “socially disadvantaged.” The school has 202 Hispanic students, 183 of whom are described as English-language learners.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am
Once upon a time, school started the day after Labor Day. But in recent years, classes have been moved up to late August, then mid-August. And in Lodi Unified School District, classes will begin on Friday — and July isn’t over yet.
Monday, May 6, 2013 5:23 pm
Not everyone is cut out to teach at the middle-school level, but Paige Blevins is what Lodi Middle School Principal Scott McGregor describes as “a perfect fit.”
Thursday, February 21, 2013 9:43 am
Bringing important academic and extracurricular information to Lodi Middle School campus, Tokay High School students donned purple attire and smiles as they engaged the future Tiger class of 2017.
Friday, January 25, 2013 12:00 am
It has been a full year since 23 teachers from Lodi Middle School filled up a meeting of the Lodi Unified School District board of trustees and asked for a solution to the deteriorating environment at their school.
Friday, January 11, 2013 2:43 pm
Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a question has been asked over and over: Would schools be safer and better prepared to defend against a live shooter if armed guards were assigned to monitor each campus?
Saturday, October 27, 2012 12:00 am
When he found out there was a methadone clinic opening in Lodi, a 49-year-old man who says methadone helped him kick his decades-long heroin habit hoped he could start going there.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00 am
A Stockton doctor has quietly opened Lodi's first methadone clinic in Lodi Memorial Hospital's Urgent Care office, raising concerns due to the proximity to a local school.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 12:00 am
In a flurry of changes to Lodi Unified School District principal assignments, one Eastside activist has left her longtime post at Heritage School for a new challenge.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:00 am
Another round of principal and vice principal appointments was announced at the Lodi Unified School District board of trustees meeting.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 12:00 am
Several elementary school principals have been shuffled around Lodi Unified School District after approval by the board of trustees on Tuesday. Some are current principals while others are moving up from vice principal positions, and a few are returning to the district after a hiatus.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:00 am
Scott McGregor will take on the role of principal at Lodi Middle School, a decision announced by the Lodi Unified School District Board of trustees after a closed session. McGregor is currently the principal at Vinewood Elementary School.
Vinewood Principal Scott McGregor is dunked by one of his
students at the Kicking It For Kids event held at the Twin Arbors
Athletic Club on Cochran Road on Sept. 11. The fundraiser benefited
both Vinewood Elementary School and Lodi High School Soccer
Army PFC Spencer Fusselman listens as Vinewood Elementary School
Principal Scott McGregor, not pictured, welcomes the military
servicemen in attendance to the “Home for the Holidays” flag salute
on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. The special ceremony was organized by
Fusselman’s mother, Rin, a second-grade teacher at Vinewood.
Members of different military branches listen as Vinewood
Elementary School Principal Scott McGregor, not pictured, welcomes
them at the “Home for the Holidays” flag salute on Friday, Dec. 23,
2011. The special ceremony was organized by Rin Fusselman, a
second-grade teacher at Vinewood, whose son was in attendance. From
left: Naval Chief Mike Roman, Air Force 2LT Scott Griffith, Army
PFC Spencer Fusselman, Army PV2 Brian Trull.
Lodi Area Spelling Bee judges Scott McGregor, right, Marianne
Varni, center, and Carol Rivas give thumbs up or thumbs down to
contestants if the word they spelled is correct or incorrect at
Lawrence Elementary School on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.
Friday, November 18, 2011 12:00 am
Tension was high in the Lawrence Elementary School cafeteria
Thursday morning. Eighteen kids from schools around Lodi Unified
School District were seated onstage behind a semi-circle of tables.
Placed before each student was a pencil, a pad of paper and a
bright yellow card listing their name and school. They shifted in
their seats and gnawed on fingernails, waiting nervously for
spellmaster Gary Odell, vice principal at Lawrence, to begin the
Lodi Area Spelling Bee.
Vinewood Principal Scott McGregor is dunked by one of his
students during the Kicking It For Kids event at Twin Arbors
Athletic Club in Lodi on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. The fundraiser
benefited both Vinewood Elementary School and the Lodi High School
Thursday, August 11, 2011 12:00 am
Watermelons stretch their vines over the raised planter beds.
Corn tassels sway in the breeze. Tomatoes redden or even yellow
depending on their variety under the afternoon sun.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:00 am
Brian Campbell, of Lodi, and Renee Crug, of Woodbridge, were
married in October 2010.
Scott McGregor gestures toward the Vinewood Elementary School garden as he announces a $5,000 grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education. The students hold a poster from Lowe’s that will be hung in the school’s cafeteria.