Butte Vista School
• The volleyball teams played in a tournament at Yuba City High School.
• First-grade students will make a field trip to Bishop's Pumpkin Farm on Tuesday. Students will be able to pick a pumpkin from the field, enjoy a hay ride, pig races and apple cider.
• Third-graders wrapped up Unit 1 in Language Arts. They have read folk tales, realistic fiction and nonfiction stories, learned new vocabulary words and strengthened writing skills.
• Kindergarten classes will be going to the Sutter Union High School Pumpkin Patch on Wednesday.
• The Fall Festival is scheduled for Oct. 19. The family event includes pumpkins, scarecrows, carnival games and treats.
Lincoln Elementary School
• The third-grade classes of Barbara Bascochea, Christina Leff, Zoe Beaton and Kathy Quillin will be attending Farm Day at the Yuba Sutter-Fairgrounds on Friday.
• The school's fall fundraiser ends on Monday.
• On Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Lincoln School will hold the annual Fall Carnival.
• The Award Assembly for the second- and third-grade students will be held Oct. 19 at 1:45 p.m. in the multipurpose room.
Sutter Union High School
• Freshmen class officers were elected and participated in their first Student Council meetings in September.
• September activities included National School Spirit Day, the first dance of the school year and, on Sept. 12, an evening barbecue hosted by Future Farmers of America with Future Business Leaders of America hosting an ice cream social.
• Girls volleyball, girls tennis, cross country, rodeo and the swim teams all started their school year off with early tournaments and competitions. Varsity football and varsity cheerleaders traveled to the University of Idaho to play Clarkston High School. Students took guided tours of both the University of Idaho and Washington State University campuses.
Tierra Buena Elementary School
• Fourth-grade students of Vicki Miller, Linda Eamer and Allison Miller are learning about the differences in the four regions of California and becoming "lightning fast" at multiplication facts.
• The Tierra Buena Band will be a part of the welcoming ceremony for Sister City students from Toride, Japan, who will arrive in Yuba City on Oct. 26. The band will perform several numbers, including the national anthems of both countries.
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