Author to visit local students
Northern California author and illustrator Jennifer O. Dewey will be visiting Camptonville Academy on Monday to talk about her journey to Antarctica.
She is scheduled to speak at the Marysville Resource Center Auditorium.
Dewey writes non-fiction stories about science and the natural world and has received many awards, including the Outstanding Body of Work in the field of non-fiction for children from the National Science Teachers Association.
Franklin receives grant
Franklin Elementary School District Education Foundation received a $2,000 grant for its art program from US Bank.
The foundation was established in 2009 to raise money for Franklin Elementary's educational enrichment programs that faced budget cuts.
This is third year that Franklin Elementary has received the grant from US Bank.
Flood studies at Westminster
Arbuckle resident Ashley Flood is attending Westminster College, a private liberal arts college in Fulton, Mo.
She attended Pierce High School in Arbuckle.
New students at the college recently attended a week of campus orientation sessions, leadership training, social activities and ceremonies.
Vendors sought for fair
Vendors are sought for Franklin Elementary School's annual Holiday Craft Faire set in December.
For information, contact Emily Spears at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fair, coordinated by the Franklin Elementary School District Education Foundation, is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the school, 332 N. Township Road, Yuba City.
Ferreira receives grant
Nallely Ferreira, a second-year student at Yuba College, received one of 10 Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars scholarships awarded by the Sutter Medical Foundation for the 2012-13 academic year.
The program awards scholarships from $1,000 to $3,000 to recipients who have parents or grandparents employed by Sutter Medical Foundation.
Ferreira, interested in the administrative justice field, is the daughter of Rosario Ferreira of Marysville, who has worked more than 30 years in the foundation's transcription department.
Umpqua offers financial curriculum
Umpqua Bank has introduced a free online Learn to Earn program, a financial literacy curriculum for parents, teachers and children throughout California, Oregon and Washington.
Intended for children in pre-school to fifth grade, the program provides tools such as financial lessons and activities, reading lists and a kids' saving planner.
The program is accessible online at umpquabank.com/learntoearn.
Learn to Earn information is also available at the bank's local branches.
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