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BUSD Candidates Online Forum, held by last Wednesday, hosted by Bishop Rotary Clubs

Last Wednesday, October 14, in an online forum sponsored by the Bishop Rotary Clubs, they answered a series of questions on their thoughts ranging from the safe parking for the homeless and how to improve mediocre state accountability scores to how best to work with minority students, of which Native Americans and Hispanic students comprise […]

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LTE: Open letter to parents/guardians of Lone Pine Unified School District students | We need your input

Sierra Wave received this letter from Bob Heist, Lo-Inyo Middle School Teacher, asking for us to reach out to parents of students in the Lone Pine Unified School District asking for parents (and guardians) to contact the school to let administration know what, if any, concerns or suggestions they have on the school reopening. A […]

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Bishop Unified School District Makes Changes to Summer Lunch Program

(June 16, 2020) – Bishop Unified School District will continue meal distribution through August 7th. Changes are being made to the free meal program distribution sites. Starting MONDAY the 22nd, the stops will be as follows: 11:30 – 11:50              Neighborhood Church (No change) 12:00 – 12:20             Behind the City Park (No change) 11:30 – 11:50              […]

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State Issues Guidance for Campgrounds, Lodging and other Sectors for Inyo and Mono counties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For Mono County, Click Here or on Mono County logo: [SWM Note: Same release for both counties, however slightly different narrative results depending on where each county is in the Reopen in Stage 3 guidelines.] INYO COUNTY, CA, June 5, 2020:  The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has announced that new […]

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Big Pine Unified School District Kindergarten Enrollment on May 28, 2020 from 9:00am-1:30pm

An important message from the Big Pine Unified School District                                                                             May 15, 2020 Big Pine Unified School District will be offering the morning of May 28, 2020 from 9:00am-1:30pm for parents to enroll their kindergarten child by appointment only. Due to Covid-19, we are going about this process a swiftly and carefully as possible […]

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Take Your Kids on a Tour!

Inyo County Office of Education – Barry D. Simpson, Superintendent of Schools  Take Your Kids on a Tour  May 7, 2020– As the weather gets warmer and families are required to stay at home, distance learning continues and hopes of a family vacation get dimmer. But how would you like to share with your entire […]

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ICOE and PBS Offers Educational Programming for Every California Student

From the Inyo County Office of Education Superintendent of Schools Barry Simpson  May 4, 2020– When schools closed due to COVID-19 , hundreds of students began receiving instruction from a distance. Parents are now trying to help their children do assigned work and keep them active and engaged while they stay safe at home. Inyo […]

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BUSD FREE school meal program is phenomenally successful!

The Bishop Unified School District’s school meal distribution program has been phenomenally successful! The district went from serving 150 kids per day before their outreach program started several weeks ago to over 450 and the numbers are still climbing. Sierra Wave first reported on this wonderful story, BUSD Providing Free Meals to All Students In Bishop […]

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