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Teachers union offers anti-Trump lesson plan

EDITOR: It was with horror that I read in the Sacramento Bee the morning of Thursday, Nov. 17, on page 6A that a union representing San Francisco’s Public school teachers is circulating a classroom lesson plan that calls President-elect Donald Trump a racist and sexist man. The United Educators of San Francisco posted the plan […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Teacher helps students build a better future

Andy Kotko has been a wheelbarrow racer and a track star, but one of his best gigs is being a first-grade teacher at Mather Heights Elementary School in Rancho Cordova, laying the foundation for learning concepts that his students will carry forward into the rest of their lives. Kotko was one of four California teachers recently […]

November 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

BUSD, teachers strike a deal

The Buckeye Teachers Association and the Buckeye Union School District have agreed to a 3 percent pay raise for district employees after being at impasse over negotiations since last spring. Friday, 90 percent of BTA employees voted to accept the one-year agreement but declined to accept it as a two-year deal. Since April the district […]

August 31, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Longtime Marina teacher dies

Marina Village Middle School teacher Janet Mattey, 68, collapsed and died in the staff room during her lunch break Thursday. Staff tried to resuscitate her until emergency personnel arrived. Described by students and colleagues “as funny and caring,” the beloved math and Spanish teacher taught at the school for 24 years. She lived in El […]

May 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Rescue teachers say pay not equitable

As thousands of teachers’ unions nationwide negotiate contracts with school districts this time of year, the Rescue Union Federation of Teachers says its district needs to give an equitable raise to all and not just a few. The teachers have asked for a 7 percent raise. The Rescue Union School District is offering them 2 percent […]

April 06, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Teacher contract negotiations stall

Approximately 50 teachers in the Buckeye Teachers Association held signs drawing attention to their stalled contract negotiations with the Buckeye Union School District at a rally at the district office last Wednesday. Teachers in the Rescue Union School District say they are most likely headed in the same direction. “For the current school year, Buckeye […]

March 23, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Silva teacher wins mini-grant

It wasn’t just a regular Silva Valley staff meeting after all. Instead members of the El Dorado County division of the California Retired Teachers Association were at the school earlier this month to surprise teacher Patty Pope with a $400 check to buy non-fiction books for her second-grade classroom. Pope has been teaching at Silva […]

February 17, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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Trojan baseball wins twice

By Tyler Schmidt

Scoreboard

By Village Life Staff

Schedule: Mar. 29 – April 4, 2017

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Oak Ridge swim wins tri-meet

By Tyler Schmidt

Schedule: Mar. 22-28, 2017

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OR LAX splits matches

By Tyler Schmidt

Scoreboard

By Jerry Heinzer

Scoreboard

By Village Life Staff

Schedule: Mar. 15-21, 2017

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Schedule: Mar. 8-14, 2017

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Redhair falls short of state medal

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Trojans host NorCal opener

By Jerry Heinzer

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