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Dr. Seuss Honored at Wire Elementary for Read Across America

Dr. Seuss Honored at Wire Elementary for Read Across America

Sacramento -- Teachers, principals and students enjoy Dr. Seuss and his beloved stories throughout the Sacramento City Unified School District on Friday, March 2, during Read Across America at Clayton B. Wire Elementary School.

School Readiness Fair A Big Hit At SCUSD

School Readiness Fair A Big Hit At SCUSD

Sacramento -- Fun activities abound to assist parents with preparing their children, as well as themselves, for healthy beginnings in the Sacramento City Unified School District. The Serna Center was filled with representatives from many elementary schools, pre-schools, resource centers, the Crocker Art Museum and the Girl Scouts. Dozens of volunteers dedicated time on Saturday to assist parents and children with information ranging from car seat safety to proper nutrition to early learning development. Children engaged in fun stuff such as story telling, a puppet theater and face painting. A recent change in district policy now permits open enrollment in elementary schools, which encourages parents to shop for the best school meeting each child's learning and social needs. The Sacramento Public Library had its "Wanderer Bookmobile" available with a variety of children's books enticing reading.

Sacramento Valley Concussion Care Consortium Protects Student Athletes

Sacramento Valley Concussion Care Consortium Protects Student Athletes

Four Sacramento area hospitals and care providers have joined forces to protect student athletes.  This collaboration was announced today at an event at John F.

SCUSD Teachers & Students Protest Threat Of Severe Budget Cuts At Serna Center Thursday

SCUSD Teachers & Students Protest Threat Of Severe Budget Cuts At Serna Center Thursday

Sacramento City Teachers' Association organized a rally before Thursday's Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Trustees' meeting protesting against more threatened budget cuts in an already stressed educational system.

Thursday's rally in front of the Serna Center left no doubt about the plethora of issues concerning teachers, students and even support personnel about what may result if severe budget cuts hit the district again -- they want music, art, athletics restored, not subject to more elimination.

Support staff, especially school counselors, suffered extreme cutbacks denying students academic and social services needed in at-risk campuses.

SCTA leaders are also fed up with the exorbitant amount of money the school district trustees pay to outside consultants after teachers agreed to each give the district $95 every month to reduce the current school year deficit.

VIDEO: UC Davis Chancellor speaks out

VIDEO: UC Davis Chancellor speaks out

UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B.

Doesn't it take a lot of nerve on Halloween ...

Doesn't it take a lot of nerve on Halloween ...

Here's how I complete the sentence -- Doesn't it take a lot of nerve on Halloween to dress up as your boss!

Sixth grade teacher Jeff Gephart decided to dress up as "Mr. Molnar" at Courtyard School's annual Halloween costume parade Monday afternoon.  That would be Jonathan Molnar, principal at the Midtown Sacramento elementary school.  

So who is the real Mr. Molnar?  (Hint: The real Mr. Molnar was playing a mild-mannered reporter on the outside, Superman on the inside.)

By the way, Mr. Gephart asked Mr. Molnar last week if he could borrow a tie and a gray hoodie.  And if my sources are correct, Mr. Gephart also asked if it was okay if he played the boss on Halloween.