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San Miguel’s Christie featured in education magazine

Some familiar faces appear in the March 2012 edition of California Educator, the magazine of the California Teachers Association. San Miguel Elementary School teacher Lisl Christie is featured in a story about transitional kindergarten (Mark West School District has run a supplemental program for Young Fives for years). Oddly, the photos that accompany the story appear old, as many of the children in the California Educator piece also appear in a Press Democrat article about transitional kindergarten that ran in… Read More »

Mark West music group hosting fundraiser

The Mark West Education Foundation Music Committee is hosting its second annual pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. March 10 in the multi-purpose room of San Miguel Elementary School. The event supports music programs throughout the district. Breakfast is a $5 per plate donation for pancakes, eggs and sausage, as well as coffee, juice and milk. Mark West students will provide musical entertainment throughout the event which runs until noon. San Miguel Elementary School is located at 5350 Faught Rd. For… Read More »