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Classroom Notes: Luther Elementary goes back to school

Luther Elementary kicked off the school year with its Back to School Night on Monday, Aug. 13, before doors opened to students on the 15th.  The school was abuzz with excitement for the new year. In recent years, Luther has been recognized as a Gold Ribbon School as well as an AVID certified school, kindergarten through fourth grade.

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Sunday 08/26/2018
Benton makes dean’s list at CSU Pueblo
Posted: August 26, 2018

Aaron Benton of Yuba City made the deans list for the Spring 2018 semester at CSU Pueblo in Pueblo, Colorado. He is the son of Ron and Melissa Benton of Yuba City. 

In memory of: Yuba County Office Of Education mourns the loss of trustee
Posted: August 26, 2018

The Yuba County Office of Education is mourning the loss of a beloved trustee. On April 11, 1990, Marlene Rastetter began her almost three-decade long position as Trustee in Area 1 for the Yuba County Office of Education. She served as president for several of the 28 years. George Smith, Yuba County Board of Education Trustee, has served alongside Marlene for the past 28 years. “Marlene has always been committed to the children, schools and the well-being of the entire county,” shared George Smith. Eva Teagarden, Yuba County Board of Education President shared, “We are so saddened to hear of Marlene’s passing. Marlene was a strong supporter of the YCOE students, staff and programs. She always had positive things to say to the staff. We all will miss her.” Marlene’s example, sense of humor and loyalty has inspired us all. Yuba County Superintendent of Schools, Francisco Reveles expressed deep sorrow and sense of loss. He shared, “I admired Ms. Rastetter’s strength and commitment to all Yuba County’s children and families.” We are grateful for her many years of service to the YCOE family. The Yuba County Office of Education extends its deepest sympathy to her family.

Sunday 08/19/2018
Classroom Notes: August 19, 2018
Posted: August 19, 2018


Sunday 07/22/2018
4-H: Miller attends week-long leadership conference in Washington, D.C.
Posted: July 22, 2018

Yuba City’s Lorelai Miller recently attended the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. The one-week leadership program was held at the National 4-H Conference Center and included a day at the House of Representatives, a keynote speech by celebrity wrestler Anthony Robles and an overnight stay at the Maryland Science Center. Miller is going into eighth grade at Franklin Elementary School and is the school president. She was nominated for the Washington, D.C., conference by her GATE teacher.

Backpacks and school supplies sought for annual giveaway
Updated: July 22, 2018 - 2:48 am

August is Child Support Awareness Month and Sutter County Child Support Services is holding their second annual Backpack and School Supply Give-A-Way.   

Marysville High School Cheerleaders Attend UCA Camp
Posted: July 22, 2018

The Marysville High School Cheerleaders went to UCA cheer camp at Sac State. They placed first in the Rally Routine, second in Cheer and Side Stunt and fourth in Band Chant. The leadership award went to Samantha Sellers. The cheerleaders are Alexa Gastelo, Lianna Lee, Marina Breseno, Amanda Patterson, Reyna Ajuria, Ashlee Barnec, Samantha Sellers, Brooklyn DeMott, Breezin Brick, Celli Connor, Caludia Perez, Christina Nava, Destiny Williams,  Isabella Lockin-Sasamoto, Jacy Veckert, Jaqueline Quintero, Kyla Jarocki, Julianna Amezquita, Kaile De Los Santos, Lyndsey Foster, Lyric Washington, Molly Matlock, Phel Morriera, Savanna Edwards, Selena Preciado-Coulson, Summer Miller and Layla Sanchez. Coaches are Serianna Flinn and Nichele Dean-Edwards.

Sunday 07/01/2018
College News: Lewis makes Chico State University Dean’s List
Posted: July 01, 2018

Jenna Lewis of Gridley was placed on the dean’s list at Chico State University for the spring 2018 semester. 

Graduation Announcement: Meagher awarded doctor of psychology
Posted: July 01, 2018

Melissa Mae Meagher has been awarded her doctor of psychology (Psy.D) in marriage and family therapy by Alliant International University which also awarded her masters degree in that field in 2010. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo in 2006 and she is a 2002 graduate of Yuba City High School. Dr. Meagher is certified in infant preschool mental health and is continuing her practice as a licensed marriage and family therapist working primarily with the youth of the Sutter / Yuba community.

Graduation Announcements: July 1, 2018
Posted: July 01, 2018

Dakota Wesleyan University

Mock Trial: Yuba City High School students graduate from City Hall program
Posted: July 01, 2018

Twenty six Yuba City High School students graduated from the Summer @ City Hall program last week after conducting a mock city council meeting. 

Sunday 06/24/2018
Education Briefs: June 24, 2018
Posted: June 24, 2018

Three make dean’s list at Asuza Pacific

Tour of Chinatown
Posted: June 24, 2018

William Land Elemtary School toured historic Marysville Chinatown in May.

Marysville-Peikang Sister City Association awards scholarships
Posted: June 24, 2018

We are pleased to announce that May 30 at the Marysville High School Gymnasium the Winner of the second annual Marysville-Peikang Sister City Scholarship Award went to Carla Oliveras Cortes, a sophomore attending Marysville High School and who just graduated at Yuba College with two degrees and is planning on attending Yuba College for another year as she continues in the Medical field.

Good Citizenship Award
Posted: June 24, 2018

Faith Christian School would like to recognize. Ben Payne for being awarded the Scholastic Achievement Award given out by California Sen. Jim Nielsen.  This award recognizes outstanding academic achievement and good citizenship.  The faculty at FCS recommended Payne for this award.  Ben has been a model student at Faith Christian School and serves as a shining example of the 2017-18 graduating class. Congratulations, Ben. 

Sunday 06/17/2018
Wheatland student wins Redbud Garden Club scholarship
Posted: June 17, 2018

Skylene Sanford of Wheatland has been awarded Redbud Garden Club’s first annual scholarship. Skylene plans to attend Butte College, then Chico State, with the goal of becoming an Ag Science teacher. She says, “When I become an Ag teacher I want to instill the knowledge of agriculture into the minds of children just as my teacher did to me.  Agriculture is the future of America…” Skylene’s award of $750.00 from the Club will help her toward her goal. Skylene was presented with her check at the May 23 Wheatland Union High School Senior Awards Evening by Rosann Martin, Redbud Garden Club president. Redbud Garden Club’s scholarship is for Yuba or Butte county students interested in pursuing a career in Environmental Horticulture, Ag Science, Conservation, Forestry or related fields. The deadline to apply is March 1, with the scholarship awarded each year.  For more information about the scholarship program, visit the Club website at  

Sutter Union High alumna receives top honors at Humboldt State University
Posted: June 17, 2018

Truth S. Snow, a 2015 Sutter Union High School graduate, was designated as a Presidential scholar based on her outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2019 semester at Humboldt State University. This recognition requires a grade point average of at least 3.85 with a minimum of 12 credit hours.  

Linda Elementary School hosts nutrition fair
Updated: June 17, 2018 - 3:45 am

On May 31, Nutrition Services took over Linda Elementary School for the day.  They call it an all-day field trip without the bus ride! Twenty-one Nutrition Services staff members joined with twenty-four Community Partners to bring students a fun-filled day of nutrition, health, fitness, and wellness education. Twenty-eight vendor stations filled the classrooms and extended out onto the field.  Some of the educational stations included: taste testing nutritious foods, food safety, physical safety, soil and crop health, mindfulness, nutrition related games and activities, and much more. Lunch is also very special on this day, students are treated to an A-Z salad bar and encouraged to try at least one item that they may have never even knew existed. The salad bar includes a fruit, vegetable, or grain from every letter of the alphabet, including : Dragon fruit, Quinoa salad, Nopales salsa, and Watermelon radishes. 

Class of 2018
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 1:08 am

Albert Powell High School

Sunday 06/03/2018
Classroom Notes: June 3, 2018
Posted: June 03, 2018

Butte Vista School 

2018 Marysville Unified School District Graduation/Promotion Schedule
Posted: June 03, 2018

June 4

Sunday 05/27/2018
Classroom Notes: May 27, 2018
Posted: May 27, 2018

Tierra Buena School

Sunday 05/20/2018
Classroom Notes: May 20, 2018
Posted: May 20, 2018

Butte Vista School 

Sunday 05/13/2018
River Valley to host its annual Fine Arts Festival
Updated: May 13, 2018 - 3:35 am

There will be no tiny hands, clothes or even parts of River Valley High’s field that will be spared from the splatter of paint at an upcoming Fine Arts Festival. 

Classroom Notes: May 13, 2018
Posted: May 13, 2018

Tierra Buena School

Yuba Environmental Science Charter Academy Native Plant Trail
Updated: May 13, 2018 - 3:45 am

The California Native Plant Trail that Yuba Environmental Science (YES) Charter Academy students are developing is shaping up nicely with the addition of California fuchsia donated by Bald Mountain Nursery. Amy Edwards’ 3rd and 4th grade students work on the Native Plant Trail around their ten-acre campus as part of their year-long theme, Native Plants and Native Peoples. “Planting native plants has energized our school,” said 3rd grader Mikah Saiz. 

Sunday 05/06/2018
Classroom Notes: May 6, 2018
Posted: May 06, 2018

Twin Rivers Charter School

Sunday 04/29/2018
Classroom Notes: April 29, 2018
Posted: April 29, 2018

Browns School

Sunday 04/22/2018
Classroom Notes: April 22, 2018
Posted: April 22, 2018

Butte  Vista School

Sunday 04/15/2018
Classroom Notes: April 15, 2018
Posted: April 15, 2018

Butte Vista School

Sunday 04/08/2018
Classroom Notes: April, 8, 2018
Posted: April 08, 2018

Meridian Elementary School 

Sunday 04/01/2018
Rio Del Oro Elementary Learns About Missions
Posted: April 01, 2018

Each spring, the Rio Del Oro Elementary School in the Plumas Lake Unified School District, fourth-grade students learn about the Spanish missions that played a large part in the early development of what is now the state of California. Under the guidance of teachers Kimberly Wilson, Staci Mierzwa, and Seth Bidlack, 69 students were assigned, in teams, to research and eventually construct their mission. The completed missions will be on display in the school library.

More Than 80 Entries Shine At Science Fair
Posted: April 01, 2018

Yuba Environmental Science Charter Academy’s Science Fair on March 9 attracted over 120 attendees and boasted over 80 entries. Students at YES Charter Academy in Oregon House completed science projects at home for the annual spring event at the Alcouffe Community Center, also in Oregon House. 

Scholarships, Honors at CREATE Mentoring Program Awards
Posted: April 01, 2018

Scholarships were recently awarded to two Sutter Union High School seniors at the CREATE Mentoring Program 2018 Awards Banquet held in Sacramento on March 20. 

Sunday 03/25/2018
Nuestro School’s ‘Kid scoop’
Posted: March 25, 2018

A healthy snack that many kids can eat is blueberries. I would choose blueberries over other snacks because I think that blueberries are tasty and very healthy. You can take blueberries for a snack, part of lunch, and for trips. They are also good snacks because they are not that expensive, and you can grow them at your house. I think that blueberries are healthy snacks for kids to eat at school or other trips.

Classroom Notes: March 25, 2018
Posted: March 25, 2018

Nuestro Elementary School

Saturday 03/17/2018
Classroom Notes: March 18, 2018
Posted: March 17, 2018

Twin Rivers Charter School

Education Briefs: March 18, 2018
Posted: March 17, 2018


Sunday 03/11/2018
Classroom Notes: March 11, 2018
Posted: March 11, 2018

Butte Vista School

Nuestro Holds Father/Daughter Dance
Posted: March 11, 2018

Nuestro School recently held their first annual Father/Daughter Dance.  It was sponsored by the School Parent Teacher Organization.  Fathers (or Significant Person) brought their daughters to the dance and there was candy corsage making, a photo booth and lots of dancing.  

Education Briefs: March 11, 2018
Updated: March 11, 2018 - 1:58 am


Sunday 03/04/2018
Classroom Notes: March 4, 2018
Posted: March 04, 2018

Twin Rivers Charter School

Education Briefs: March 4, 2018
Posted: March 04, 2018


Sunday 02/25/2018
Classroom Notes: Feb. 25, 2018
Posted: February 25, 2018

Meridian Elementary School

Education Briefs: Feb. 25, 2018
Posted: February 25, 2018


Sunday 02/18/2018
Education Briefs: Feb. 18, 2018
Posted: February 18, 2018


Classroom Notes: Feb. 18, 2018
Posted: February 18, 2018

Butte Vista School

Sunday 02/11/2018
Education Briefs: Feb. 11, 2018
Posted: February 11, 2018


Classroom Notes: Feb. 11, 2018
Posted: February 11, 2018

Butte Vista School

Sunday 02/04/2018
Education Briefs: Feb. 4, 2018
Posted: February 04, 2018