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School board expresses interest in South Davis library

The Davis school board heard a presentation at Thursday’s meeting by Yolo County supervisors Jim Provenza and Don Saylor regarding plans (still being developed) for a South Davis Library and Education Center in Walnut Park. And the school board trustees unanimously passed a resolution expressing interest in the project. Currently, the Yolo County Library system […]

Chef Samin Nosrat to discuss her bestselling cookbook

Cookbook author Samin Nosrat — a regular food columnist with the New York Times Magazine — will come to the Mondavi Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. Nosrat’s cookbook “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking” was a New York Times bestseller and won the 2018 James Beard General Cookbook of […]

American Bach Soloist to host rising young countertenor

Countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen — a young singer who has appeared with the San Francisco Opera, the San Francisco Symphony, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Houston Grand Opera and other notable companies — will be the soloist the American Bach Soloists at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. Tickets […]

Kindergarten, TK information nights coming up

The Davis school district offers transitional kindergarten programs at Korematsu, Patwin and Pioneer schools, and also offers regular kindergarten classes at all of the district’s nine elementary schools as well as Birch Lane Montessori program and Davis School for Independent Study. Information nights will be in February and early March with registration beginning in March. […]

School board to hear updates on ethnic studies, South Davis library

On Thursday, the Davis school board will hear staff updates on developing plans for the creation an ethnic studies curriculum in the school district, and also hear an update on developing plans to create a South Davis Library and Education Center (operated by the Yolo County Library system) in Walnut Park, adjacent to Marguerite Montgomery […]

Schools implementing revamped tech-ed program

As teachers and students return to their classrooms this week, now that the winter break is ending, the Davis school district will start implementing the revamped Career Technical Education program, which was given a green light by the school board last month. On Dec. 19, during the school board’s final meeting of 2019, the trustees […]

Winter quarter classes at Davis Adult School start Monday

Develop your capabilities as an artist. Learn how to get more performance out of your home computer and your cell phone. Upgrade your language skills for that trip abroad that you’ve got planned for summer — or take classes to improve your English language skills. Get fit by taking an exercise class that is appropriate […]

Pinchas Zukerman and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform

Violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra have appeared at the Mondavi Center a number of times in recent years, and they’re coming back on Saturday, Jan. 25, for an 8 p.m. concert in Jackson Hall. The program will feature three durable landmark works from the 1800s: Felix Mendelssohn’s “Hebrides” Concert Overture […]

Norwegian jazz pianist Tord Gustavsen visits Mondavi for four nights

Norwegian jazz pianist Tord Gustavsen brings his trio to the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre from Sunday through Wednesday, Jan. 22-25. Gustavsen was born in Oslo in 1970. He and his trio have released four albums on the widely respected European ECM label, the most recent being 2018’s “The Other Side,” which references J.S. Bach chorales (which […]

Harper ninth-graders decorate classroom with colorful paper darts

365体育官网Three ninth-grade students at Harper Junior High took to folding paper darts from brightly colored Post-It Notes during recent weeks, and — with the approval and cooperation of art teacher Carrie Ziser — they’ve decorated portions of the spongy ceiling tiles in the art classroom with their work.

365体育官网Ziser explained that “about a month ago, I started hearing about young teens around the nation folding teeny little airplanes out of Post-It Notes, and flying them into the drop-down ceiling installations found in many classrooms.” The trend soon became a popular topic on some of the social media websites that are popular with younger teens.

And then one day, Ziser found about a dozen of the little paper darts in the ceiling of the art classroom. “My first reaction as an adult was frustration,” she confessed. “But my second reaction — as an artist — was of intrigue.

School board names administrators at Pioneer, Willett, Emerson

365体育官网The Davis school board quietly approved several moves involving school administrative leadership at Pioneer Elementary, Robert Willett Elementary and Emerson Junior High. The school board accepted the resignation of Pioneer Elementary principal Patricia Astin, effective Dec. 1. Astin became principal at Pioneer in 2018. The  school board then approved four interim principals (effective Jan. 6 […]

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