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Col. J.G. Boswell Scholar: Martinez won scholarship in 2000; is Program Manager for Raytheon

Col. J.G. Boswell Scholar: Martinez won scholarship in 2000; is Program Manager for Raytheon

Col. J.G. Boswell Scholar Ed Martinez has worked for Raytheon for the past 16 years. Martinez won the Col. J.G. Boswell Scholarship in 2000 the year he graduated from Corcoran high School. Col. J.G. Boswell Scholar Ed Martinez has worked for Raytheon for the past 16 years. Martinez won the Col. J.G. Boswell Scholarship in 2000 the year he graduated from Corcoran High School.

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All systems go for Mission 14 at John Muir

All systems go for Mission 14 at John Muir

John Muir Middle School has once again made history! A group of four young students were chosen to participate in the Mission 14 Apollo honoring NASA’s Apollo Missions to the Moon for the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP). John Muir Middle School has once again made history! 

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CUSD recognizes employees of the year

CUSD recognizes employees of the year

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Corcoran Unified School District recently named its top employees for the 2016-2017 school year. The district selects an administrator, a teacher, a classified employee and also selects a volunteer of the year. The winners were selected from a list of nominees. Corcoran’s selections will be submitted to the Kings County Office of Education as consideration for employees of the year for the county. Following are the local winners as submitted by Donnetta Murray:

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CTE students assist at John C. Fremont

CTE students assist at John C. Fremont

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Corcoran High School has fully embraced Career Technology Education (CTE) programs, with students learning valuable life skills. CTE, formerly known as vocational education, currently has seven state-approved curriculum and training programs in place at CHS. The Journal has been spotlighting those “pathways,” and this week focuses on careers in education.
As of this past November, Corcoran High School’s Careers in Education Pathway students have been busy assisting Fremont Elementary School teachers with kids. The current schedule has the CHS juniors and seniors at Fremont Elementary four days per week.

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Students learn how to build video games

Corcoran High School students are learning to build the video games they spend so much time playing. With the video game business being a multi-billion dollar industry, it goes without saying that video games are no longer simply hobby. Today at CHS, students are being taught how to design, code and review video games.

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Luna named top student

Ms. Braden has chosen John Luna as this week’s Wildcat of the Week at John Muir Middle School. Luna was selected from a pool of nominees who met one or more of the pillars of the Character Counts program.

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Corcoran Learning Center preschool

Corcoran Learning Center is currently accepted preschool registration. Appointments can be made for April 29 and May 6,7 and 8. The preschool program is open half day for groups ages 3-4 years...

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John Muir WOW student

Maria Perez, a student at John Muir Middle School has been selected as this week’s Wildcat of the Week. Perez was selected from a pool of nominees who met one or more of the pillars of the Character...

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Poor Performing Schools Named

Schools in districts in Kings, Tulare and Fresno counties recently got the good news and the bad news: more than a dozen sites have been placed on a preliminary list by the State of California as some of the state’s persistently low-achieving schools.
The California Department of Education identified 188 public schools it put on the preliminary list; once the list is finalized by the state board of education, those still on the list will be forced to adopt one of four reform models. Waukena is the closest school to Corcoran that was put on the preliminary list.

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