Friday is Arbor Day in the City of Merced. Public Works has made it a tradition to plant trees at City schools and parks on Arbor Days for decades to involve students in the planting process and teach them about the role trees play in the city.
Sheehy Elementary School students made a sundae on the head of Principal Rogelio Gutierrez because they exceeded the challenge of raising $750 to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, school officials said on Friday March 9, 2018. The childre
Volunteers from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are visiting Gracey Elementary every Wednesday after school for a pilot program that began in September. They guide the children through a variety of literacy a
You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch one of the sky's most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that allows you to view the event safely and easily.
Facilities projects across the Merced City School District are going full speed ahead in order to accomplish as much as possible while children are away from their campuses. The current projects include major modernization work, the completion of
The U.S. is in for a rare astrological treat on August 21, 2017 — that's the day of the "Great American Eclipse." It's the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S. in 99 years, and more than 12 million Americans live in its path.
Sesame Street will welcome Julia, a Muppet with autism, to the show in April. The Sesame Workshop initiative "Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children" created Julia as a continued commitment to the autism community, supporting a miss
Merced City School District schools have been hosting science fairs over the past several days, and on Wednesday the top three projects from each elementary school and top six from each middle school were presented during a district-wide science f
High school athletes aren’t the only ones making commitments as part of National Signing Day 2017. Hundreds of Merced City School District students put their names on posters and banners this week as a symbol of their commitment to education. V
Students at Peterson Elementary School in Merced enjoyed a special science lesson Tuesday morning. Representatives from the Merced County Mosquito Abatement District visited three classrooms to teach third graders all about mosquitoes. They
It seems the first week of the new year is a perfect time to look back at some of those moments and also to share a few of the many things we’re looking forward to in 2017. Video by Sara Sandrik/Merced City School District