Posts Tagged as "spotlight"

We’ced Reviews Snelling’s Ranch of Horrors

November 16, 2017 / By
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Above: Snelling’s Ranch of Horrors was almost too spooky for our youth reporters. (Photo by Aaliyah Jensen) By Cassandra Avitia and Aaliyah Jensen SNELLING, Calif.–Snelling’s Ranch of Horrors originally opened in 2015 in a secluded place out in Snelling.

For Merced Union, school discipline is an evolving artform

October 27, 2017 / By
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Over the last decade, school districts throughout the state have begun to reevaluate “black-and-white policies that would discipline students automatically regardless of individual circumstances,” she said. Much of this coincided with the passing of Assembly Bill 1729, which allowed superintendents and principals more discretion to provide alternatives to suspension and expulsion for students, said Mike Richter, associate principal at Golden Valley High School (GVHS) in Merced. Teachers and staff are now encouraged to look at a student’s complete behavioral pattern before determining an appropriate course of action.

Growing pains in Merced’s healthcare scene

October 20, 2017 / By
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Above: Ciera Coronado of Merced High School prepares to measure the pulse of a fellow student during an equipment training at Merced College.

Our Migrant Story

October 3, 2017 / By
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We left crumbled governments only to experience what seems like downfall of yet another one, the difference is that we still have a chance to put a stop to the course. Immigrants have greatly contributed to the success of this country since it was founded, and the majority of DACA recipients continue to do so. They've become a scapegoat to hate, just like many other minorities have become in the past. Do not let us be divided.

Merced County, rural areas most impacted by Census funding cuts

September 25, 2017 / By
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Above: South Merced residents participate in a recent community assessment for Building Health Communities (BHC), Merced.