Red Cross Blood Drive at CUSD District Office on April 9th! Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Red Cross Blood Drive at CUSD District Office on April 9th!  Schedule Your Appointment Today!

San Andreas, CA…Give Now During Blood Shortage. Healthy donors who are feeling well needed now. Schedule your appointment today. THURSDAY, APRIL 9th 9am – 3pm. Community Blood Drive, Calaveras Unified District Office, Instructional Media Center 3304 Highway 12, San Andreas **Due to social distancing** please make an appointment at redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: Calaveras) or call […]

School Closure Extension Announced for Calaveras County Schools

School Closure Extension Announced for Calaveras County Schools

Angels Camp, CA…Based on the recommendations from Dr. Dean Kelaita of the Calaveras County Public Health Department, the Calaveras County superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures for at least as long as California Governor Gavin Newsom’s ‘Stay at Home Order’ is in effect. The safety and wellness of students, families […]

Scott Nanik, Superintendent of Schools at Calaveras County Office of Education speaking regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Scott Nanik, Superintendent of Schools at Calaveras County Office of Education speaking regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Angels Camp, CA…Scott Nanik, Superintendent of Schools at Calaveras County Office of Education speaking regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Coronavirus Information & Resources.  From the desk of Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools Scott Nanik:  We continue to be in uncharted territory. Yesterday I was on Facebook LIVE for Calaveras County OES. You can find it at […]

California Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 Schools

California Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 Schools

Sacramento, CA…Today, California education and health officials released new guidance for K-12 schools to help education leaders meet the needs of all students affected by school closures, with an emphasis on assisting low-income children and those with disabilities. This guidance follows Governor Gavin Newsom’s March 13 Executive Order, which ensured that schools continue to receive funding and outlined […]

Meals for Michelson, Avery Middle School, and Hazel Fischer Students

Meals for Michelson, Avery Middle School, and Hazel Fischer Students

Avery, CA…Meals for Michelson, Avery Middle School, and Hazel Fischer students: MEAL PROGRAM: We understand that many of our students rely on the food program. In order to continue to provide breakfast and lunch meal service, parents/guardians whose students are on the free and reduced program at ANY DISTRICT SITE can receive food items by […]

Calaveras Unified Food & Nutrition Services Guidelines During Shutdown

Calaveras Unified Food & Nutrition Services Guidelines During Shutdown

San Andreas, CA…Dear Parents/Guardians, The Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) program will provide an opportunity for families to drive though and pick up meals for the children in their family at a number of school sites during the school closures. CHILDREN MUST BE PRESENT IN ORDER FOR MEALS TO BE […]

Tuolumne County School Districts to Temporarily Close in Response to COVID-19

Tuolumne County School Districts to Temporarily Close in Response to COVID-19

Sonora, California – March 15, 2020 – The Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools (TCSOS) in partnership with the county’s eleven school districts, serving more than 6,000 students combined, announced today that all public schools in the county will close, effective Monday, March 16, in an effort to provide time for planning for a possible long […]

Collaborative Decision Initiates Calaveras School Closures Till April 6th

Collaborative Decision Initiates Calaveras School Closures Till April 6th

Angels Camp, CA…Today the Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools Scott Nanik coordinated a conference call with Calaveras County School District Superintendents and the Calaveras County Public Health. Based upon the recommendation of Public Health all Calaveras County schools will be closed immediately with hopes of reopening on April 6, 2020. Student, staff and community safety […]

Newsom Signs Order Ensuring Funding for Schools Even in Event of Physical Closure

Newsom Signs Order Ensuring Funding for Schools Even in Event of Physical Closure

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order ensuring California public school districts retain state funding even in the event of physical closure. The order directs school districts to use those state dollars to fund distance learning and high quality educational opportunities, provide school meals and, as practicable, arrange for the supervision for students during […]

Local Avery Student Wins Scholastic Essay Contest

Local Avery Student Wins Scholastic Essay Contest

Avery, CA…Avery Middle School student, Preston Porrazzo, won this year’s “Tell Us Your True Teen Story” contest. This Scholastic Action contest takes entries from all over the U.S. Over 100 entries were submitted. Students submit a short essay about a passion they have, a struggle they’ve faced or something that makes them special. As the […]

“Oklahoma!” Postponed at Calaveras High School

“Oklahoma!” Postponed at Calaveras High School

San Andreas, CA…Late last night, the California Department of Public Health, recommended the cancellation of any public events that are expected to have more than 250 people in attendance. Even if the figures for attendance are projected to be below that number, they recommend implementing social distancing and having at least six feet of space […]

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

San Andreas, CA…Saturday, March 7, 2020 marked the 35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair with students participating from across the county. The annual event is held at the Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks gymnasium in San Andreas and is made possible in part by a grant from the Teichert Foundation. Reese Roeder, a 6th grader from […]

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

San Andreas, CA…Saturday, March 7, 2020 marked the 35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair with students participating from across the county. The annual event is held at the Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks gymnasium in San Andreas and is made possible in part by a grant from the Teichert Foundation. Reese Roeder, a 6th grader from […]

Calaveras High School to present “Oklahoma!” March 13 – 15!

Calaveras High School to present “Oklahoma!” March 13 – 15!

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras High School Performing Arts is proud to present its Spring 2020 musical, Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” Onstage at the Calaveras High School Performing Arts Center in San Andreas for one weekend only, performances are March 13 at 7:00, March 14 at 2:00 and 7:00, and March 15 at 2:00. In a Western […]

Copperopolis Elementary Closed Starting Tomorrow After Student Tests Positive for Covid-19

Copperopolis Elementary Closed Starting Tomorrow After Student Tests Positive for Covid-19

Copperopolis, CA…From MTUSD…”Dear Families, Teachers, and Staff, On Tuesday, March 10th after school dismissal, Calaveras Public Health confirmed that two members of a family in Copperopolis tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Their exposure to COVID-19 occurred outside of Calaveras County. One of those cases is currently enrolled at Copperopolis Elementary School. The public health […]

Dance the Night Away at “Spring Swing 2020,” Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Ironstone Vineyards!

Dance the Night Away at “Spring Swing 2020,”  Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Ironstone Vineyards!

Murphys, CA…It’s time to celebrate Springtime at the 2020 Spring Swing, presented by the Calaveras Mentoring Foundation to raise funds for the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program. Spring Swing is coming right up on Saturday, March 28, 2020 beginning at 5:30 pm at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. Ironstone’s ballroom will be sparkling with festive decorations reminiscent […]

Nonprofit, Live Like Goose Greif & Trauma Recovery Returns with Their 2nd Annual Run Like Goose 5K

Nonprofit, Live Like Goose Greif & Trauma Recovery Returns with Their 2nd Annual Run Like Goose 5K

Murphys, Calif., May 23rd, 2020 – Due to the impressive popularity of the first event, Live Like Goose Greif & Trauma Recovery, invites the community to unite and join them for the 2nd Annual Run Like Goose 5K Run/Walk, to be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020, Murphys Community Park. This event gives participants a […]

Police Department Investigated Reports of Suspicious Vehicle Near Schools

Police Department Investigated Reports of Suspicious Vehicle Near Schools

Angels Camp, CA…On February 26, 2020 at approximately 7:45 AM, the Angels Camp Police Department received a call of a suspicious person that had been watching children from a vehicle in the area of Mark Twain Elementary School. The caller reported that the person had left the area of Mark Twain Elementary and was parked […]

Breakthrough From Israel’s MIGAL Research Institute in Development of Corona virus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Breakthrough From Israel’s MIGAL Research Institute in Development of Corona virus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Kiryat Shmona, Israel…After 4 years of research funded by Israel’s Ministry of Science & Technology, MIGAL’s researchers have developed an effective vaccine against avian coronavirus Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV), to be adapted soon and create a human vaccine against COVID-19. Israel’s Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Ofir Akunis, commented: “Congratulations to MIGAL on this […]

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