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Summer School offering more support for students

The Merced City School District (MCSD) has designed a more intensive summer school experience this year than last year, and also thought of other ways to support student learning during the summer. The reason why MCSD administrators and staff are working so hard on summer programs is to help students recover from academic learning loss that…

Vaccine clinic welcomes youth, ages 12 to 15

A “Team Asadi” and “Team Merced” COVID-19 vaccination clinic was held on the afternoon of May 20 at the Merced Civic Center, and 12- to 15-year-olds were welcomed, but only about 55 in that age group showed up and got shots. In fact, the clinic, which was for everyone 12 and older, was not as well attended as previous ones. The FDA…

Playhouse Merced to launch Summer Youth Program

Youngsters ages 6 through 18 will have fun this summer participating in Playhouse Merced’s Summer Youth Program where they will learn parts in a musical and then put on a show. Angelina Thompson was hired by Playhouse Merced in April to be the Summer Program director, and now she is excited to get the program up and running. “Kids who…

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