School Notes

May 9, 2015 - fall Denim

Denim Day raises recognition of passionate assault

Pioneer Valley High School’s SHARe bar recently hosted a “Denim Day” convene and dress adult day to lift recognition about a emanate of passionate assault, foster healthy relationships, and yield support for a community.

Denim Day began in 1999 as partial of an general criticism of an Italian High Court preference to overturn a rape self-assurance since a plant was wearing jeans. The Court settled in a preference that “jeans can't even be partly private though a effective assistance of a chairman wearing them…and it is unfit if a plant is struggling with all her might.” The unpopular outcome became an general pitch of myth-based misapplication for passionate attack victims.

Club President Caren Pacheco-Rojas and other bar officers spearheaded a eventuality after being angry by a story of a Italian teen who was intimately assaulted.

SHARe bar students distributed fliers and posters on campus before to a event, and wore flashy jeans to pull attention. Students and staff showed their support and oneness by wearing denim.

The eventuality was co-hosted by a North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center. The convene enclosed games such as “a transport in her shoes,” “pin a slot on a jeans,” and a trivia diversion of “myths and facts” about passionate assault. The students also orderly an informational list with resources.

During a eventuality PVHS Community Liaison Araceli Mandujano distributed jeans that had been donated by a Central Coast Rescue Mission to any teenagers who indispensable a pair. Approximately 100 pairs of jeans were distributed.

SM-Bonita hosting final twin soak meeting

The Santa Maria-Bonita School District will horde a assembly Monday on a twin soak module designed for Jimenez Elementary School.

The informational assembly starts during 6:30 p.m. during a Souza Student Support Center, 708 S. Miller St. and is for relatives of incoming kindergarten students.

The twin soak module will offer students a event to learn to read, write and pronounce in both English and Spanish. The goals are: growth of preparation in dual languages; educational value by master of Common Core State Standards; and growth of certain cross-cultural attitudes.

Interested relatives are compulsory to attend a meeting. Space in a module is limited. Applications will be accessible during a meeting.

Lucia Mar students acquire scholarships

The California Retired Teachers Association (Division 23) recently awarded scholarships to a series of internal high propagandize students.

Julian Crocker, recently late San Luis Obispo County superintendent of schools, presented a awards during a rite during a Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo.

Among those respected are: Vidhi Patel, Evelyn Teodoro, Raed Awadallah, Oliva Galindo, Ulyses Aguilar Torres, Cynthia Navis, Kai Givogue and Christine DeLaby.

RHS rope shines in Parks Festival

The Righetti High School Band recently warranted a “Superior Rating” during a Music in a Parks Festival in Southern California.

The Warrior musicians strike a high note with a throng and judges behaving selections that enclosed “Songs of Scotland” by Mark Williams and “Quintus” by Larry Clark during a Placentia Presbyterian Church. The awards rite took place during a Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree inside Disneyland.

Band Director Nick Burdick pronounced a students found a judging trust “exciting and engaging.”

“When we walked off a stage, we knew we had a good performance, though we also knew that we are a tiny band, and it’s formidable for tiny bands to get to a ‘Superior’ level,” Burdick said. “When they announced it during a awards ceremony, we wasn’t awaiting it, though we knew a kids deserved it since they have worked so tough this year.”

Junior Trulia Calderon described a atmosphere as “enjoyable and educational.”

“It gave us insights into what veteran peculiarity song is like,” Calderon said. “It felt good to know a work ethic is profitable off.”

Burdick pronounced a festival also supposing a certain training experience.

“It was a possibility to get feedback from lerned judges,” Burdick said. “These are college rope directors and veteran musicians who unequivocally know what to listen for. When they told that we’re doing a good job, a kids know it’s real. And they always give us something we can urge at.”

Twelve ensembles including orchestras and choirs from 8 schools participated. Righetti warranted initial place in a rope category.

Righetti comparison earns Farm Credit scholarship

Lauren Reade of Santa Maria is one of 12 first-time winners of a Farm Credit West Scholarship Program. Each of a winners gets a $1,500 grant for a arriving propagandize year.

Reade, a comparison during Righetti High School, is active in a Future Farmers of America, golf, basketball and countless proffer activities. She will be attending Cal Poly in a fall, majoring in ag communications.

Maggie Madden, of Paso Robles and Mission College Prep, and Anna Hinrichs, of San Miguel and Templeton High, also perceived scholarships.

Over a final 21 years, Farm Credit West has awarded $635,000 in scholarships.

Guadalupe lady completes D.C. internship

Guadalupe local Betzy Bras-Gonzalez finished a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s rarely rival Congressional Internship Program final week in Washington, D.C.

Bras-Gonzalez, a CHCI-Walmart novice who studies during Cal Poly, was one of 18 interns selected out of hundreds of field from opposite a nation to work in a nation’s collateral for 12 weeks, where she was placed in a bureau of Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez, who represents a 38th district in Orange. 

“Being given a event to come to Washington D.C. to denote that a Latino village is meddlesome and peaceful to put in bid to improved ourselves, has been an respect and privilege,” pronounced Bras-Gonzalez. “It was a frightful suspicion during first; to transport to another state and display your temperament as one of a advantageous undocumented students who was means to accept DACA.

“The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute authorised me to engage myself in a legislative world, where we constantly listened about issues that are inspiring a Latino community: education, immigration, labor and more. I’m carefree that we will be means to use my trust to teach others and together make a disproportion within a community. we truly trust that this module has supposing me with a initial step to creation a certain change within a Latino community.”

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