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This teen mom and her newborn rode a city bus to a school for delinquents. Here's why

July 13, 2017 by Fresno Bee

Fresno BeeThe California Healthy Youth Act was passed in 2016, and requires that students learn unbiased and medically accurate sex education. Research shows that comprehensive sex education .... Deanna Mathies, executive officer for Fresno Unified's early ...

Iva Jo Strunk

July 2, 2017 by Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Santa Maria Times (subscription)Iva Jo Strunk, 78, of Santa Maria, CA, passed away on June 13, 2017. Iva was born in Fresno, ... Iva Jo attended school in Fresno and, after graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1956, she joined the clerical staff at the PG&E Fresno main office ...

UL basketball signs Calif. prep player

June 10, 2017 by The Daily Advertiser

The Daily Advertiser... on Friday the addition of California high school product Elijah McCoy (Fresno, Calif.) to a grant-in-aid for the 2017-18 season. McCoy, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward, averaged 16.7 points, 13.6 rebounds and 1.3 blocks as a senior at Roosevelt High ...

Good Company Players turn history into child's play

June 9, 2017 by Fresno Bee

Fresno BeeIf you are old enough to remember the Art Linkletter radio or TV show “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” then you will enjoy the comments of Jackson Elementary School fifth graders after attending a play at Roosevelt High School. The Jackson students were ...

EW “Wes” Brooks

May 26, 2017 by Albany Democrat Herald

Albany Democrat HeraldWes graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in Fresno, California in 1957. He received his associate's degree from Fresno City College in 1959. Wes worked as a warehouse traffic manager for Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto, California from 1960 to ...

Amid public search for next Fresno Unified superintendent, parents still don't trust the district

May 21, 2017 by Fresno Bee

Fresno BeeWhen asked what the next Fresno Unified superintendent's resumé should look like, teacher Manuel Bonilla stood up in Roosevelt High's auditorium and suggested a profound prerequisite. “We need a healer,” said Bonilla, who teaches at McLane High.

Years ago, graduating seniors followed an unusual route – they walked out of second-story windows

April 22, 2017 by Fresno Bee (blog)

Fresno Bee (blog)A: A letter sent in 1963 to about 5,000 Roosevelt High School graduates seeking donations to build steel staircases to bring graduating seniors from two second-story windows said it was a “three-decade tradition,” which would put the start of “going ...

Fresno Unified will maintain after-school programs threatened by Trump's budget

April 4, 2017 by Fresno Bee

Fresno BeeThe schools that benefit from those academic-enrichment programs are Sunnyside, McLane, Fresno and Roosevelt high schools and Yosemite Middle School. ... Other districts across California likely will not be able to save the programs. Statewide ...

Prep watch

March 27, 2017 by Portland Tribune

Some PIL schools have good feeder systems through Junior Baseball, in particular, but a middle school program could help the likes of Jefferson and Roosevelt (who may combine on a team this year). .... Last weekend, the Cardinals were in Newport Beach ...

FUSD board creates resolution to protect undocumented students

March 1, 2017 by yourcentralvalley.com

yourcentralvalley.comBoard members released a three page declaration to make Fresno a 'Safe Place School District' during a press conference at Roosevelt High School Wednesday. This effort comes a day after the President addressed Congress to talk about several issues ...

Fresno Unified proposes to protect undocumented students 'to fullest extent allowed by law'

March 1, 2017 by Fresno Bee

Fresno BeeFresno Unified joins more than 25 districts across the state that have adopted safe-haven resolutions at the urging of the California Department of Education, reaffirming existing laws that protect student data in light of deportation fears since the ...

Deportation fears could be to blame for declining college applicants

February 28, 2017 by Fresno Bee

Fresno BeeApplications in the district for the California Dream Act are down from 153 in 2016 to 115 this year. Statewide, applications for the program, which allows undocumented students to receive financial aid for college, are down by nearly 60 percent since ...

Late Mike Connors Attended 'Ex-Fresnotzi' Luncheon

January 31, 2017 by Asbarez Armenian News

Asbarez Armenian NewsConnors passed away on January 26 after being diagnosed with leukemia a week earlier at 91 years old. Connors was born in 1925 in Fresno, California to Armenian parents Krekor and Alice Ohanian, and survived by his wife of 67 years Mary Lou Wells, his ...

Former Fresno police officer says Chief Dyer, staff mistreated him after fatal shooting

December 29, 2016 by Fresno Bee

Fresno BeePerry's life changed when he sustained a severe neck injury after Roosevelt High School student Jesus “Jesse” Carrizales sneaked up behind him and hit him on the head with a wooden baseball bat, knocking Perry to the ground. As the youth was poised to ...

State Center Community College District appoints new board president

December 18, 2016 by Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia Times-DeltaPresident Leal is a graduate of Roosevelt High School and attended Fresno City College. “I look forward to working with our dedicated faculty, staff, administration, fellow board members and community partners as we continue our commitment to improve ...

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