March 14, 2007 09:00:00 AM
Education briefs published March 15, 2007
The River Valley High School baseball program's first spaghetti feed is set March 22 in the school's cafeteria, 801 El Margarita Road, Yuba City.
The event will also introduce the school's first ever varsity baseball team.
Dinner, served from 5 to 7 p.m., is sponsored by Yuba-Sutter Disposal Inc. Tickets are $7.
For more information, cal 671-9522 or 682-9410.
Yuba College Community Education is offering a Bok Kai Temple and Chinatown Walking Tour Saturday starting at the Chinese Pavilion, First and D streets, Marysville. The fee is $15. To register, call 741-6825.
The University of Phoenix is hosting an education information meeting at 6 p.m. March 22 at Feather River Academy's Boyd Hall in Yuba City.
The free event provides information about the school's programs in the Sutter County area. Boyd Hall is at 1825 Lassen Blvd.
Jack and Jill Playschool is holding its annual Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction April 15 at the Yuba City Moose Lodge, 205 S. Walton Ave. Dinner is served at 5 p.m., followed by the silent auction. Tickets are available for a $6 donation each and may be purchased at the school, 1122 Franklin Road, Yuba City. For more information, contact Chantel Simpson at 751-9096.
Educational Talent Search, a program coordinated through the California State University, Chico, is available to help students who will be the first in their family to graduate from college and/or are from low-income households.
The federally-funded program is for students in grades six through 11. Space is still available in Yuba City schools River Valley and Yuba City high schools and Gray Avenue Middle School.
The program holds monthly meetings at school campuses and provides various information. ETS students can participate in college visits and enroll in summer university programs.
Local schools also involved with ETS are Colusa, Live Oak and Marysville high schools; and Egling Middle School and Anna McKenney Intermediate School.
For more information, visit www.csuchico.edu/tsed.
Several local students were named to the 2006 fall semester Dean's Honor List at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Students and the respective majors are: Mariko Coverdale of Marysville, liberal arts; Nicole Long of Yuba City, communications; Amanda Benzel of Live Oak, undecided; and Sara Burgess of Colusa, English.
The Brittan School Parent Activity Club is working with Sierra Lube Express in Yuba City to raise money for the school in Sutter. Oil change certificates from the business, $35 each, may be purchased at the elementary school office, 2340 Pepper St., or contact club president Kelly McHugh at 671-1853. All money raised will go to purchase playground shade structures for the school. School office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.