Wednesday, September 11, 2013 6:52 pm
A Millswood Middle School secretary is in custody for embezzling at least $2,000 from the school and filing a false police report, according to a press release from the Lodi Police Department.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:00 am
This year’s high school freshmen were barely walking when the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers fell and a plane crashed into the Pentagon 12 years ago today. Some middle schoolers weren’t even born yet.
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.
Sheree Flemmer, principal at Millswood Middle School in Lodi, tells seventh-graders and their parents what to expect as students transition from elementary school to middle school on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Classes begin today.
Friday, July 26, 2013 12:00 am
School begins today at most schools in Lodi Unified School District, but incoming seventh-graders and their parents got a head start on Thursday morning.
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.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:00 am
As reflected by recently released test scores, Lodi Unified School District has some success stories, including Lodi High and Morada Middle School — but also several campuses that are lagging, including George Washington Elementary and Millswood Middle schools.
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?
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 12:00 am
As students returned to classrooms on Monday, local schools planned to answer questions from students and discuss safety plans following the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 children and six adults dead.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:00 am
Schools in Lodi and Galt are under immense pressure from state officials to bring their API scores up to the 800-point target and keep them there.
Friday, October 12, 2012 12:00 am
A majority of schools in the Lodi Unified School District made some positive progress on their Academic Performance Index scores, the annual ratings based on standardized spring tests. But only 14 schools have achieved the state target score of 800 points or higher, and no new schools hit that target this year.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:00 am
1. Teaching was not my first job, or second, or third, but always the one I knew I was meant to do.
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.
Saturday, August 4, 2012 12:00 am
Hundreds of students on the verge of falling through the cracks on the path to college have a safety net they call AVID. It stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, and offers study skills to middle-tier students and helps them with college applications.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 5:07 pm
The entire Millswood Middle School campus was on lockdown Thursday afternoon after someone called in to report that a gang-related shooting was going to occur when school was dismissed.
Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:00 am
Maybe you can read to a student. Maybe your church can adopt a campus and provide tutoring or enrichment programs. Perhaps your service group can arrange for speakers for a campus.
Saturday, March 10, 2012 12:00 am
Millions of people each year stop off near the end of a grocery store trip and take a look at the bright machine offering scratch-off Lottery tickets. Then they glance at the handful of change from the cashier who rang up their groceries. Another glance at the vending machine is all it takes to convince them: It's a lucky day.
Mikal Hall, 12, a seventh-grade student at Millswood Middle
School, holds out his plate for two french toast sticks while
attending the quarterly honor roll breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 3,
2011. Joined by their parents, 238 honor students, 38 of which hold
a grade point average of 4.0, were treated to a catered breakfast
by the parent club. According to school principal Sheree Flemmer,
the number of honor students is the highest the school has had.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 12:00 am
Millswood Middle School principal Sheree Flemmer is the head of
what she calls a small community of 840 students and 36 teachers.
But that community replaces half of its student population every
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 12:00 am
We have just finished our first quarter of the school year, and
our campus is teeming with a wide variety of academic and learning
activities on any given day.
Friday, September 2, 2011 12:00 am
In Lodi, few students were sent home Thursday for not complying
with new immunization requirements set by the state.
Thursday, March 31, 2011 12:22 pm
An employee of the Lodi Boys and Girls Club has been arrested on
suspicion of molesting a 13-year-old girl at a local middle
Michael Porter, 21, has been accused of engaging in
inappropriate sexual conversations and touching with the student,
said Lodi Police Detective Eric Bradley. The alleged actions took
place during an after-school Bridge program at Millswood Middle
School where the victim is a student, according to Bradley.
Friday, October 22, 2010 7:29 am
First there were charm bracelets with dangling tea pots and
ballet shoes. In the ’80s, there were slap bracelets. And in the
’90s and early 2000s, women and children jumped on the Italian
Friday, August 18, 2006 10:00 pm
Former and current city leaders, a past fire chief, a school
principal, neighbors and spouses offered support that propelled
eight Lodi City Council hopefuls into candidacy.