Tierra Buena Elementary School
• The school wrestling team consists of 17 students from Tierra Buena and five from Robbins School. They participated in the Yuba City Unified School District Wrestling Tournament April 21 at Yuba City High School.
The following were gold medalists in their weight divisions: Phillip Rutherford, Saqib Ahead, Ibrahim Bath, Sam Van Dusen, Alex Cervantes and Jovanni Esquer.
• First-, third- and fifth-graders will attend and take part in the River Valley High School Fine Arts Festival Friday.
• A "GREAT" — Gang Resistance Education and Training — assembly was held Wednesday. This is the finale of a 13-course presentation to seventh-graders by Yuba City Police Officer Charles Ernst.
• The kindergarten classes are on a field trip to the Sacramento Zoo today.
• On Friday, the STAR testing window closes for Tierra Buena. The Associated Student Body officers are putting on a celebration/rally starting at 1:15 p.m.
• Teachers will conduct their second pre-sessions for next year's kindergarten students and parents on Wednesday and May 10.
• The Tierra Buena Choir spring concert is at 7 p.m. May 10.
• Eighth-grade is going to Six Flags on May 11.
Lincoln Elementary School
• Successful students in grades kindergarten to fifth were recognized with awards assemblies during April.
• STAR testing has begun for all students grades second through fifth.
• On Wednesday the third-grade students of Barbara Bascochea, Christine Leff, Kathy Quillin, Shelly Holloway and Zoe Beaton had a reading assembly.
• Lincoln School will have a Hawaiian Spirit day on Friday. Everyone is invited to come and dress in your favorite Hawaiian attire.
• On Administrative Assistant's Day, April 18, the school celebrated Tammy Guensler, Danette Jambor and Angie Kitchen.
Butte Vista School
• River Valley High School is the upcoming destination for all first- and fifth-graders. The high school will present its annual Fine Arts Festival with hands-on booths for the elementary students.
• Kindergartners enjoyed a field trip to the Sacramento Zoo for phonics and fun.
• Character Counts students will enjoy an exclusive lunch for kids caught with outstanding character. Trustworthiness was the month's focus.
Franklin Elementary School
• The students in Sharon Carothers' first-grade class are enjoying spring with many new experiences. They hatched chicks in their incubator, are watching their silkworms eat mulberry leaves, and are awaiting the hatching of the butterfly from its chrysalis.
• The Franklin Education Foundation received a $1,500 grant from Calpine for our art instructor and supplies. The art program is fully funded by the Franklin Education Foundation.
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