02/25 Learning briefs
The Nevada County Charter of the Association of California School Administrators recognized outstanding local educators at an awards banquet Feb. 21. The honorees were:
Nevada County Administrator of the Year for 2007-08: Jim Voss, superintendent of Pleasant Valley and Ready Springs School Districts.
Secondary School Principal: Marty Mathiesen, principal of Nevada Union High School.
Middle School Principal: Mark Rodriguez, principal of Magnolia Intermediate School.
Elementary School Principal: Susie Barry, principal of Deer Creek Elementary School.
Co-Administrator: Sharla Johns, vice principal of Magnolia Intermediate School.
Confidential Employee: Debbie Valladao, district secretary of Union Hill School District.
Business Services Administrator: Donna Fitting, business manager of Nevada City School District.
Special Recognition Retirees: Pete Milano, principal of Washington School; Bill Krapfel, principal of Williams Ranch School.
Who’s Who Awards: Sandy McDivitt, principal of Forest Charter School; Neal Allbee, dean of Sierra College; Paula Campbell, vice president of CSBA, Nevada City School District.
The annual Nevada County Writing Tournament took place Feb. 13 at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City. There were 79 seventh and eighth graders from 15 local public, private and charter schools who participated in the event.
Students were judged on expository writing, creative writing and letter writing.
The overall winners were Tyler Grebe from Pleasant Valley School and Stefan Stackhouse from Seven Hills School.
The winners per category were:
First: Trevor Vilwock Ð Lyman Gilmore School
Second: Alex Ramsey Ð Union Hill School
Third: Joslyn Fillman Ð Lyman Gilmore School
Fourth: Courtney Jenkins – Magnolia School
Fifth: Scott Dwelle – Magnolia School
First: Alex Ramsey Ð Union Hill School
Second: Audrey Dermy Ð Seven Hills School
Third: Tyler Grebe Ð Pleasant Valley School
Fourth: Macayla Jeffris Ð Chicago Park School
Fifth: Gina Hall Ð Lyman Gilmore School
First: Kirstie Williams Ð Seven Hills School
Second: Brandon Yates Ð Forest Lake Christian School
Third: Macayla Jeffris Ð Chicago Park School
Fourth: Gina Hall Ð Lyman Gilmore School
Fifth: Courtney Jenkins – Magnolia School
First: Elizabeth Boyer – Magnolia School
Second: Remington Maxwell Ð Ready Springs School
Third: Stefan Stackhouse Ð Seven Hills School
Fourth: Rachael Merten Ð Pleasant Valley School
Fifth: Matisse Geenty Ð Yuba River Charter School
First: Casey Miller ÐClear Creek School
Second: Stefan Stackhouse Ð Seven Hills School
Third: Matisse Geenty Ð Yuba River Charter School
Fourth: Hailey Robinson Ð Seven Hills School
Fifth: Elisha Illgner – Magnolia School
First: Haley Robinson Ð Seven Hills School
Second: Liesel Schuholm Ð Lyman Gilmore School
Third: Grace Clove Ð Seven Hills School
Fourth: Emily English Ð Forest Lake Christian School
Fifth: Shelby Sheppard Ð Chicago Park School
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