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Retired teachers celebrate 90 years of giving back

The figures are certainly impressive … $15.7 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues; nearly 2 million hours in donated time worth nearly $58 million. After years, sometimes decades, in the classroom giving back to their students, California’s retired teachers continue to give back through their pocketbooks and their passion for…

Teens contemplate future jobs at Career Industry Day

More than 1,200 students from about 17 local schools spent about 3-1/2 hours at Career Industry Day, which was hosted by the Merced County Office of Education (MCOE) and held at the Merced County Fairgrounds on the morning of Oct. 17. Janice Rogge, MCOE Program Specialist, explained, “We have an event we host every year at the Merced County…

Ebony Socialites contribute to local success in education

The Ebony Socialites of Atwater have been contributing to the successful education of the African American youth in the Atwater community since 1971. The group of women dedicated to providing academic growth to young people is quickly coming up on its 50th year as an organization and an outreach for students who might need…

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