Don’t waste our time: committee wants nod on charter model
Indian Valley Editor
Before Plumas Charter School officials in Greenville spend more time working to help develop the combination public-charter option for Indian Valley students, they want a nod from Plumas Unified School District that this is an acceptable alternative.
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County close to restoring A&D services
Plumas County is another step closer to restoring state-sponsored alcohol and drug services.
Public Health Director Mimi Hall told the county’s Board of Supervisors the A&D program could be back in business as soon as this spring.
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Are there alternatives to school closures?
Based on comments made at the weekly Chester Area District Advisory or “7-11” Committee meeting, there has been a lot of confusion surrounding the possible closures and/or consolidations of schools in Plumas County.
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Most PUSD schools on two hour delayed start, but Chester on schedule
Portola, Quincy and Greenville schools are on a two hour delayed start
Chester schools open and on normal schedule
2/29/2012 - 5:45 a.m.
The bus barn at Plumas Unified School District called to inform Feather Publishing that all PUSD schools in Portola, Quincy and Greenville areas will have a two hour delayed start Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 due to R2 chain requirements in all areas. School starts at 10:10 a.m. and dismisses at the regular time in the afternoon. All morning bus pick up times will be two hours later.
However, schools in Chester are open and starting on time, but buses will be running slow due to the maximum of 35 MPH allowed on the highways while running chains.
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Carey honored as Firefighter of the Year
|Quincy Fire District Commissioner Mike Taborski, left, presents Assistant Fire Chief Frank Carey with the 2012 Firefighter of the Year award at the annual installation of officers banquet. Photo by Sue Brown
Members of the Quincy Volunteer Fire Department overwhelmingly voted to honor Assistant Fire Chief Frank Carey as the organization’s 2012 Firefighter of the Year.
In making the presentation at the department’s annual awards and installation of officers banquet Feb. 18, Fire Commissioner Mike Taborski said since joining the department in 2000, Carey has distinguished himself as a role model and leader. He has risen through the ranks from firefighter to captain and now assistant fire chief.
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