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  1. THE GRADE: Local mock trial kids place at state

    By The Bakersfield Californian
    Wednesday, Apr 01 2015 06:06 PM

    STOCKDALE'S ON A ROLL Stockdale High School students placed seventh in a California mock trial competition last month, which at face value may not sound all that impressive. But it is.

    Students from the southwest Bakersfield campus outperformed 27 other teams that made it to state in a competition that is for the most part what it sounds like, a mock trial.

    Each of the 34 teams in the California State Finals March 20-22 in Riverside, had students serving as prosecution or defense attorneys and witnesses.

    The task at hand was to determine whether an art intern stole a valuable painting in a professor's gallery and replaced it with a fake.

    Placing in the contest meant earning one of the eight highest scores. Stockdale students, in a team...

  2. CSUB to host first Engineering Career Day years before anticipated shortage of workers

    More than 20 local and international companies will visit Cal State Bakersfield Thursday to recruit students at the school's first Engineering Career Day. Representatives from Chevron, Aera Energy, Bolthouse Farms, Grimmway Farms, E&B...

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    Panama-Buena Vista teachers OK 7 percent raise

    Teachers in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District approved a tentative agreement Thursday that would, if approved by the school board, mean a 4 percent raise next school year and a 3 percent raise the following year. The first...

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    Frontier Life: Hundreds of students visit local museum

    More than 800 students from eight local schools sprawled through historic homes, and hospital, school and jail buildings Thursday at the Kern County Museum for Frontier Life, a special day of fun and education. About 50 volunteers led...

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    THE GRADE: Kern County Science Fair results

    AND THE WINNERS ARE ... More than 200 students either placed first, second or third or earned honorable mention distinctions in the 27th annual Kern County Science Fair, held Tuesday at the Rabobank Convention Center. Most first-place and...

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    BCSD seeks $4.5 million in tax revenue, other school districts want their cut, too

    The Bakersfield City School District wants a $4.5 million cut of taxpayer dollars originally intended for local redevelopment. And the district is willing to force the Kern County Auditor-Controller’s hand to get it. The BCSD Board of...

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    More local students present science fair projects than ever before

    More students showed off science fair projects than ever before at the 27th annual Kern County Science Fair Tuesday at the Rabobank Convention Center. About 2,000 participants, judges, parents and other attendees browsed some of the 683...

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    Kern High School District implements changes in use of district credit cards

    The Kern High School District is implementing changes in the use of district credit cards — including requiring those issued cards to use the conference or government rate when staying at hotels on district business. KHSD Associate...

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    Classic fairy tale has many twists

    You might think you know the story of Cinderella, the unjustly oppressed handmaiden whose irrepressible goodness shines through in the end. The fairy tale has been told and retold countless times, by the Brothers Grimm and others before...

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    BCSD to honor English language learners

    From 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, the Bakersfield City School District will hold its English Learner Celebration at the Walter Stiern Middle School gymnasium. During the year, English learning students who meet language proficiency and...

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    Newseum features BHS student newspaper cover

    The 13 students who create Bakersfield High School’s student newspaper eight months of the year are up against yet another deadline to get their paper, the Blue & White, into the hands of campus readers. Their next distribution date is...

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    Math smarts add up to wins at BCSD Math Bowl

    The Bakersfield City School District held its 29th annual BCSD Math Bowl Wednesday at Chipman Junior High. About 250 students competed in one of two divisions, a gold division for sixth-graders and a silver for fifth-graders. GOLD...

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    THE GRADE: Ins and outs of education in Kern County

    COMMON CORE SKEPTICISM: Kern High School District board members are questioning whether new learning standards packaged as more rigorous will work here. Changing the state learning standards and standardized testing is supposed to better...

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