13,000 Students to Attend COS

A Press Release from Brent Calvin Superintendent/President College of the Sequoias Over 13,000 students will attend College of the Sequoias’ three campuses this week.  While Monday starts the first day of the Fall 2019 semester, Friday provided a time for reflection for faculty, staff and administrators at College of the Sequoias. At Friday’s convocation, Superintendent/President […]

University Prep Teacher Arrested

Margaret Gieszinger, a teacher at University Preparatory High School, was arrested Wednesday on charges of child endangerment. Gieszinger, 52, was arrested after a video surfaced of her cutting a student’s hair without their consent during a chemistry class at the high school. In the video, she appears to lunge at another student to cut their […]

Visalia students earn top honors in team Junior High Decathlon

On March 3, students from Tulare and Kings Counties competed in the Diocese of Fresno’s 22nd Annual Catholic Schools Academic Junior High Decathlon. Students from the Catholic School of Visalia’s George McCann Memorial in Visalia, St. Anne Catholic School in Porterville, and Mary Immaculate Queen Catholic School in Lemoore were included. The annual event, for […]

Golden West sophomore competes for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year

Five years ago Kiersten Greeson was looking for a way to honor her hero, mentor and friend, dairyman Eddy Boertje. Boertje had been diagnosed with blood cancer. Struggling to find a way to help, Greeson, a young dairy exhibitor, started donating 10% of her 4-H heifer sales to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). She […]

Tulare student wins County Spelling Championship

The 19th Annual Tulare County Spelling Championship was held February 21 with 232 spellers from grades four through eight competing for the title of 2018 Tulare County Spelling Champion and to advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland the end of May. The winner was Jaskarn Singh, an eighth-grade student from […]