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Superintendent shares details on school closings, next steps

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, 4 million students statewide are staying home from school. Locally, all 20 school districts in Merced County have made the decision together to close campus sites from March 19 through April 17. That’s about 11,500 students heading home and remaining away until classes reopen on April 20, after Spring…

Parents ‘Dream Big’ at conference to inspire families

Merced County Parent Institute held its seventh annual “Dream Big” conference last Saturday, March 7th at Golden Valley High School. The event began at 8 a.m. and ran through the afternoon. The “Dream Big” conference integrates a variety of speakers, trainings, and workshops about a variety of different topics to help motivate,…

City of Merced declares state of emergency

(City of Merced press release) The City of Merced has declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The action follows declarations by Merced County today, the President and an earlier declaration by the State of California. The declaration gives the City: Expanded access to personnel, equipment, and…

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