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    By Dianne Anderson Incumbent Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers Chances are education and the way students learn will not return to the way things were before COVID, and  no doubt there is plenty of room for improvement in the months ahead. Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers feels it’s important to dig deeper into current hindrances to learning, and be ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Parents are trying to wrap their heads around pulling double duty in the coming months with their child students, even as many toggle making a living working from home. One struggling small business owner and mother of four in San Bernardino said she is glad that this year seems more organized than ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local student Narishia Laye hasn’t had a lot of extra time on her hands since the pandemic started, even as many of her peers became unemployed. As an essential worker, her hours increased through the crisis, making the big challenge of the past two months has been time management, swinging six classes ...
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    Due to current national and international crises, including the COVID-19 social distancing recommendations, in-person commencement ceremonies for all San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) graduates have been postponed until officials lift restrictions. In-person graduations have not been cancelled. Interim Superintendent Dr. Harold Vollkommer said, “I want to assure you that we remain fully committed ...
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    The Class of 2020 will go down in history for several reasons, but in the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD), there are a few top students who deserve an extra spotlight. The SBCUSD Class of 2020 boasts three African-American valedictorians from three different high schools. All three will receive a $1,000 scholarship from ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Stay at home and self-isolation orders have most parents perplexed about what to do academically with the kids. For the school district, the big focus is on getting kids and families safely through the Coronavirus crisis in the coming weeks and months. “Right now, the way I see it is that it’s ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A 15-minute morning walk for adults might be just what the doctor ordered for better health. But little kids trying to make their way through San Bernardino streets could be facing stranger things. Brenda Chow, youth services specialist with San Bernardino City Unified School District, said kids walking city streets alone are ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Don’t hide from help or close the blinds. San Bernardino City Unified School District will be out door-knocking in neighborhoods soon throughout the community to get parents linked with ways to improve their children’s path to success. In recent years, the district’s outreach efforts have seen good results. Maura Vallejo, a youth ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Business and community leaders, educators and students are gearing up for one of the biggest gatherings of the year for the San Bernardino Unified School District to get more students linked to real-world work experience. On Wednesday, November 13, an expected 1,000 business professionals and local leaders will come together to strategize ...
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    Bullying and violence in our communities were top concerns on Monday night. Over 200 community members joined with Assemblymember Reyes and Chief Joseph Paulino of the San Bernardino City Unified School District Police at Arroyo Valley High School to share their frustrations and concerns on important community issues in San Bernardino. The goal of the ...