Daily Archives: September 14, 2010

Two Schools From City’s With the Same Name, 2000 Miles Apart, Commemorates 9-11-2001

Finley Elementary Commemorates 9-11-2001

Holtville, CA – Students at Finley Elementary gathered at the school’s flagpole to commemorate the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on our country.

Students wore red, white, and blue. Many of them waved small U.S. flags.

Representatives from the NAF El Centro Color Guard played TAPS as the flag was raised to half-mast.

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LARGEST HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST OPENS FOR 2010-11

BEING AN AMERICAN ESSAY CONTEST
FOCUSES ON AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP

Students and Their Teachers Compete for Cash Prizes Up to $5,000;

Nearly $115,000 and 54 All-Expenses Paid Trips to

Nation’s Capital to be Awarded

Arlington, VA – U.S. high school students and their teachers are invited to compete for nearly $115,000 in prize money by participating in the http://www.beinganamerican.org/index.php. Top prize winners and their teachers will also receive all-expenses paid trips to the nation’s capital.

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WOVEN In The Running For $25,000 Grant from Pepsi. They Need Your Vote

Stacie Chandler and Betty Predmore directors of “WOVEN” Women of virtue empowerment network

The Women of Virtue Empowerment Network (WOVEN) has an exciting opportunity in front of them.  They have recently been selected as a contender in the Pepsi Refresh Everything Project.  Each month, Pepsi awards over a million dollars to community organizations and individuals who are trying to make a difference in the communities.

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Imperial County Office of Education welcomes two administrators to its Educational Services Division

Two longtime Imperial Valley educators have joined the Imperial County Office of Education’s Educational Services Division, each bringing years of experience as school administrators to help ICOE meet the needs of school districts and students countywide.

Elena Castro, who last served as assistant superintendent for academic services for the Calexico Unified School District, has been named ICOE’s assistant superintendent for the Educational Services Division.

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