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bA Wednesday, May 2, 2001 School News AUGUST 0 teaching days SEPTEMBER 19 teaching days OCTOBER 23 teaching days NOVEMBER 18 teaching clays DECEMBER 14 teaching days JANUARY 18 teaching days PLUMAS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 2001 - 2002 CALENDAR 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 11 52 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 ' 25 26 27 28 ""~.9 30 7 1 11 1 1 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 11 17 18 24 25 27 28 8/27-8/29 Optional Inservce Days 8/30-8/31 Building Days 9/3 Labor Day 9/4 Rret Day of School 1 I/2 End of First Quarter 11112 Veteran's Day (observed) 11/21-23 Thanksgiving Break 16 _ $ g 12/21-114 Winter Braak 6 7 L~J ~( ~/ 1~ 12 111 New Year's Day 24 28 1/21 Martin Luther King Day 27 31 1/25 End of Second Quarter FEBRUARY 1 2 J 18 teaching days 103 125 16 14 15 16 12/11 Lincoln's Birthday (obsen~KI) I 17 19 20 21 22 23 I 2/18 President's Day 24 26 27 28 1 2 MARCH 21 teaching days 103 125 16 7 8 9 I 14 is lS l 17 19 20 21 22 23 ] 3124 26 27 28 29 30 APRIL - ~ 11~703 /.~ /_.~6 14/1-5 Spdng Break 17 teaching clays 7 11 12 13 I 4/12 End of Third Quarter 14 ts 19 20 I 21 24 25 26 27 ] 28 30 I MAY 1 2 3 4 I 22 teaching days 125 17 18 , 10 11 I 16 17 18 I 21 23 24 23 I 28 30 31 11 7 M o.=Daylob,e l JUNE 10 teaching days 2 4 6 z e I 11 13 14 15 I 6/14 Laat Day of School 1== Quarter = 44 Q Legal Holiday 2"a Quarter = 44 ~ Local Recess 3'a Quarter = 48 Local Holiday - All PUSD facilities closed 4~ Quarter = 44 ~ Day 180 Days By mtlm meeting, after hearing that many people who approach Managing Editor the majority of the teachers him and request that school The Plumas Unified School voted in favor of it. begin after Labor Day. District has adopted a tradi- Piumas County Teacher Williams said that many tionRl calendar for the 2001. Association President Steve businesses rely on student 2002 school year. Cokor said that the teachers labor to work through the Students will report to are looking forward to estab- busy summer season, which classes the day after Laborlishing a multi-year calen- concludes for the most part Day, on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The dar, so that they can makewith Labor Day. When stu- final day of school will bevacation and other plans, dents return to school the Friday, June 14. Superintendent Dennis last week of August, it poses The school board adopted Williams said the traditional a hardship for their summer the calendar during its April calendar will please the employers. Mrs. Batson, Grade 4: Jones, Jessica Lusk, ConnorJustin Osborn, Anjelica Cody Anderson, Misty Clark, McColm, Bonnie McElwain, Shavies, Travis Small. Shelby Jackman, Amanda Angela Nelson, Jennifer Pen- Nolan, Molly Orr, Brandon dray, Kylie Redkey, Hilary StmigM A $tu nts Pitlock, Michael Royat, Sawyer, Holly Sternberg, Alex Mrs. Leahy, Grade 4/5: Braden Smith, Brianna Timrns. Sarah Anderson, Katy Williams. Mr. ReiUey, Grade 5: Kim- Batchelder, Jessica Bennett, Mrs. Leahy, Grade 4/5: berly Blackwell, Natalie Fein- Carmen Fregulia, Cody Frog- Sarah Anderson, Adam blum, Amanda Grover, Chris gatt, Katelyn Gregg, Amanda Austin, Katy Batchelder, Jes- Hamilton, Chase Ramirez, Jones, Bonnie McElwain, Hol- sica Bennett, R.J. Brog, Ricky Charlotte Roberts. ly Sternberg. Denney, Reisa Dingel, Cody Mrs. Conner, Grade 6: All- Mr. Reilley, Grade 5: Froggatt, Carmen Fregulia, son Blesse, Josh Carroll, Cath- Amanda Grover. Katelyn Gregg, Amanda leen Clark, Tyler Grant, Jen- Mrs. Conner, Grade 6: nifer Habeck, Kevin Logan, Cathleen Clark, Kevin Logan, Stuart Muller, Josh Nolan, Josh Nolan, Justin Osborn. AVON Skin - So - Soft Bug Guard Plus Sunblock SPF 30 Call Linda Allen 283-1893 ! I Supporters of charter where schools will have dis-ating schools across California will plays. A rally featuring speak- ter school are join their counterparts ers and student performances throughout the nation in cele- will begin at noon. Charter brating National Charter In addition, activities at free and Schools Week, April 30 - May hundreds of individual offer an 4. schools will honor the dedica- vation in "Charter schools generate a tion, involvement, and operations tremendous amount of energy progress of their school corn- sults. and enthusiasm," said State munities, now more than Superintendent of Public In- National Charter Schools public schools struction Delaine Eastin. Week is a project of the char- more than a "They encourage the use of in- ter school movement's ongo- dren. novative teaching methods ing efforts to communicate the 115,000 studentS and provide parents and stu- success, innovations, and in more than dents with expanded educa- leadership of charter schools, schools. tional opportunities within Charter schools are part of For more the public school system." the public school system and a please call In Sacramento, a National key part of school reform inrmann, educa Charter Schools Week cele- California, but they generally consultant at bration day will be held from are exempt from most laws Department of 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, governing school districts. In- Charter SchoolS May 2, at the state capitol, stead, specific goals and oper- 445-101 In recognition of the role the teacher--'Teachers Send the early 1970s, ) teachers play in our society, Rays of Light-Catch Yours!'-- ed the State Superintendent of Pub- emphasizes the energy teach-annually lic Instruction Delaine Eastin ers put into reaching every and began encourages Californians to set child academically as well as priate events aside May 9, the 19t-h annual emotionally. Quality teachers state. In 1985,. day of the teacher, to acknowl- make lasting impressions on sored edge the dedication and ongo- their students that they will ed in Educatio ing efforts of California's carry well into adulthood. We 37222) teachers, must continue to recruit andthe teacher "Today's teachers have retain talented teachers whoeach year on more expectations than ever will spread the light of learn- Wednesday placed on them, yet they con- ing to our children. For more sistently meet these new chal- The Association of Mexican- please contact lenges," said Eastin. American Educators sponsors lez of the "This year's theme for day of the day of the teacher. During 0320. By Terri Nacar tor of Nebraska's first newspa- Glynn's P0rt01a Edit0r per, encouraged Nebraska's ready studied Hundreds of new seedlings Legislature to set aside a day products will be receive nurturing from for planting trees, ing trees and students at C. Roy Carmichael Millet said the oldest tree to late to Elementary School be found in California is 4,600 they knew. The seedlings were a gift years old and is a Bristlecone To make from the U.S. Forest Service Pine. nia employees and volunteers who The tallest, a Coast Red- dance of trees for presented the seedlings during wood, is 368 feet tall and 14 ations, 30 the Arbor Day celebration feet in diameter, are planted ea : Tuesday, April 24. The largest is the Giant Se-for every one Arbor Day actually falls on quoia, with a diameter of 33ed. March 7 in California, but, be- feet. Millet ended cause of schedules and the There are 850 natural tree tion by passingq number of schools the Forest species found in the United which the Service visits, it was observed States and 25 of those species home and plant. early, grow in Plumas County. He told the March 7 was the birthday of Millet went on to tell the stu- the Luther Burbank, the dedicat- dents Why trees are important tainer ed plant breeder and horticul- and how they help clean our root system roo$ turist who developed the beau- air through photosynthesis. After" one or tiful Shasta Daisy. Tree roots grip and hold thegrowth, the Burbank was born in Lan- topsoil. Leafy tree canopiesapproximately caster, Mass., March 7, 1849. cool the hot summer sun, con- and sturdy He moved to Santa Rosa, serve moisture, slow the wind, ed in a good Calif., in 1875, where he devel- keep the air clean and help Each year, oped many new trees, fruits, quiet loud traffic noises, vice visits flowers and vegetables. Trees create a welcome ingtheir Jack Millet, a licensed home for birds and wildlife. forester and consultant, began In the forested areas, conifer By the end his presentation to Monica trees are grown and harvested tary Glynn's fifth-grade class with to provide lumber for homes,end up a history lesson, wood chips for our newspa- ent tree Arbor Day was first cele- pets and magazines and nu- quoias to blue brated in Nebraska in 1872, merous other products that cedar--their oW/ when J. 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