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School Nurses Help Create Healthy and Thriving Learning Environments for ALL students

There is a common misconception that the role of school nurses only includes the occasional first aid duties and caring for kids with a cold or the flu. Yet, the truth is that the responsibilities of school nurses are critical to monitoring and maintaining healthy and thriving schools. School Nurses are foundational to making public education available to every student, regardless of any and all pre-existing health conditions and circumstances.

Published 3-29-18
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Career and Technical Education Incentive Grant Transforming and Enhancing Career Technical Opportunities in Plumas Unified!

Plumas County students will soon have new opportunities to expand their career technical skills with thousands of dollars of state-of-the-art equipment and classroom upgrades, happening in every Plumas Unified School District (PUSD) high school.
Purchased with funds from the $700,000 Career and Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) awarded last year, the new equipment, supplies and facility remodels are designed to enhance learning and better prepare area students for success.

Published on 2-15-18
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Sierra Institute for Community and Environment partners with Greenville High School to organize a Sustainability Institute

Plumas Unified is very fortunate to have partnerships with a variety of different local community agencies and organizations that create rewarding and enriching experiences for our students to enhance their educational opportunities. The following article highlights Plumas Unified’s partnership with Sierra Institute for Community and Environment, a local nonprofit located in Indian Valley, who has been a beneficial school district partner for over ten years now. Last year Sierra Institute partnered with GJSHS and IVA to organize a Fire Institute on campus, which was the ‘pilot institute’ for this year’s multi- series Sustainability Institute for Greenville Junior-Senior High School. The first part of the Sustainability Institute took place January 30th - February 1st. The following article is a reflection written by current Sierra Institute intern, Kira Miller.

Published on 2-8-18
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21st-Century Classrooms for 21st-Century Education

Part of moving towards 21st-century learning is creating a suitable 21st-century classroom that creates a conducive environment for collaborative, student-centered learning. 21st-century education emphasizes the integration of technology, student-driven learning, and collaborative work.

Published on 1-3-18
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