Education Digest For June 21

August 4, 2014 Nemes Education

Millennium Charter wins accreditation

Centuries Charter Senior high school in Salinas has actually been completely certified for grades 9 through 10 by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Principal Peter Gray stated in a newsa press release that accreditation for grade 11 is expected in the fall of 2014, followed by grade 12 in the fall of 2015. WASC accreditation accredits that the school is a trustworthy organization of finding out and confirms the stability of the schools program and student records.

Centuries Charter opened in August 2013. It was named a Design Demo Website for Career Technical Education in the Arts, Media, and Entertainment Pathway by State Superintendent of Public Direction Tom Torlakson. He called it a role model for the rest of California. Millennium Charter has leased centers at Sherwood Hall in the Salinas City CommunityRecreation center to accommodate the junior class and will hold an opening ceremony Aug. 1. The school now enlists about 100 students.

Hartnells WELI college graduation set Thursday

The neighborhood is invited to celebrate the conclusion of the WELI leadership and life abilities program by 25 regional ladies. The WELI Class IV college graduation ceremony will take placehappen at 5:30 pm Thursday at Hartnell College in the Steinbeck Hall.

WELI is an award winning program that combines a financial award with management and individual development.

To this day, 97 percent of WELI scholars have actually finished their researches at Hartnell and have actually gone on to four-year colleges or continued on the path to their instructional objectives.

Alisal board satisfies two times this week

The Alisal Union School District Board of Trustees will certainly fulfill twice today. The board will certainly hold a regular conference beginning at 5:30 pm Wednesday. A slate of rewards and revised pay schedules for certificated and categorized staff members is among several program items. Also, the board will hold its annual board refuge beginning at 4 pm Friday with midday Saturday to examine its objectives and goals for 2014-15. Both conferences will be held in the Expert Development Center at Bardin School, 425 Bardin Road, Salinas.

Alisal arts group gets $10,000 grant

Baktun 12, a media arts group in east Salinas, has gotten a $10,000 grant for its next multimedia task, Mi Abuelito Fue Bracero, My grandpa was a bracero.

The group is following up on the success of its preliminary movies: reAlisal: Your Neighbors Story, and reAlisal: The Untold Stories of Acosta Plaza.

The grant expires in March 2015.

The most currentThe most recent documentary theater task will focusconcentrate on the life and times of Salinas Valley farmworkers contracted through the Bracero Program during World War II.

This kindkind of task will require neighborhood support, for that reason, we are searching for community members to interview, volunteers and additional financing, stated Rafael Garcia, chairman of the Baktun 12 board of directors.

Info: Phone 831-204-8797 or e-mail to: or e-in candidates qualified for recall election If you missed the target date to be on

the ballot for the Alisal Union School District, Trustee Area 1 Recall Election, you can still run for workplace as a write-in candidate. The nomination period for write-in candidates runs through Aug. 26.

Details: Call 831-796-1499 or check out

Charter school orientation set Wednesday

An orientation is set at 6 pm Wednesday for moms and dads interested in signing up youngsters in Trademark Charter School. The school is at 17832 Moro Road, Prunedale.

Hallmark Charter is a California Distinguished School for grades K-12. It is a WASC approved public school. Hallmark serves students from Prunedale, Salinas and north Monterey County neighborhoods. Details: Call 831-663-2700.

Monterey High Course of 94 reunion set

The 20th reunion of the Monterey High School Course of 1994 will certainly be held Oct. 4 and 5 at a place still to be identified. Early bird tickets are $70 per person and $5 per youngster ages 5 and older. Online: Browse through: mhs1994reunion. information or call 831-578-7359.

Children wellness fair arranged Aug. 9

The Back-to-School Wellness Fair, a one-day clinic for complimentary eye, dental and med examsmedical examinations and immunizations for elementaryprimary school age children, is planned from 10 am to 3 pm Aug. 9. The clinic is open to all eligible kids and will be held in the Alisal Family Resource Center, 1441 Del Monte Ave., Salinas.

Kids should be accompanied by a moms and dad and bring their immunization record (yellow card). Sen. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, is hosting the event with these agencies: Alisal Union School District, Monterey County Wellness Department, Natividad Medical Center, United Means Monterey County, California Dental Association, California Medical Association and California Optometric Association.

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