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Bishop’s and Mammoth Lakes’ Schools Forced to Close Because of “Very Poor Air Quality”

The smoke from the Creek Fire continues to degrade air quality in Mammoth Lakes and Bishop to unhealthy and hazardous, threatening the health of residents, students and visitors to the area as well. The following news release was posted on the Mammoth Lakes Unified School District website this morning, stating that “In-person programs closed due […]

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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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Community input to determine new Bishop Unified School District Superintendent

After the issues faced with the short-lived tenure of Bishop Unified School District Superintendent Jon Ray, Inyo County’s Office of Education is giving it another try. This time with a lot of community input. Barry Simpson, superintendent of the County office, held a community meeting to cover the process. Fewer than 10 people attended the […]

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Ray No Longer At Bishop Unified School District

RAY GONE FROM BISHOP SCHOOL DISTRICT Jon Ray, former superintendent of Bishop Unified School District, lasted a month following a small rebellion from parents and teachers, primarily focused on across the board policy changes and the introduction of a new testing system. The official statement from school board described the split as a mutual decision […]

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