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Looking for educational options for your Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grader?

Looking for educational options for your Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grader?

PLACERVILLE - Horizon Charter Schools invite you to their Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade round-up on Tuesday, March 22, 2011.

Find out about your FREE public education options, no fees or tuitions. There will be guest speakers and child care available.

Where: 6831 Mother Lode Drive, Placerville

When: Tuesday, March 22, 4:30-5:45 p.m.

For more information about Horizon, visit our website: www.horizoncharterschool.org or contact out Admissions Department at 800.338.8003 x 5210.

Newsom launches California discussion on state's higher education system

Newsom launches California discussion on state's higher education system

California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday the launch of a statewide higher education listening tour and an online campaign that will engage Californian's in a public dialogue, seeking their feedback and suggestions on issues relating to the state's higher education system.

In the coming months, Newsom is expected to travel to the University of California (UC), Califoria State University (CSU) and community college campuses, to meet with a broad range of stakeholders, including students, administration officials and community and business leaders.

"I look forward to having an honest conversation and hearing directly from students, educators and administration officials on everyday issues and challenges within our higher education system," said Newsom.

California ReLeaf announces student poster contest

SACRAMENTO -- California ReLeaf announced today the release of a statewide Arbor Week poster contest for students in third to fifth grades. Students are asked to create original artwork based on the theme “Trees Are Worth It”. Submissions are due to California ReLeaf by February 1, 2011.

In addition to the poster contest rules, educators can download a packet that includes three lesson plans that focus on the value of trees, community benefits of trees, and  jobs in the urban and community forestry field. The full packet including lesson plans and poster contest rules can be downloaded at www.californiareleaf.org/programs/arborweek.