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Clovis Unified clarifies afterschool student pick-up policy

While parents send their kids to Clovis Unified schools to receive a superior education, the No. 1 priority of the district is ensuring children...

CUSD board welcomes Alex Inouye

Clovis Unified Superintendent Eimear O’Farrell introduced this year’s student governing board member Alex Inouye at the board’s Aug. 30 meeting. Inouye is a senior at...

Clovis principal leaves rock band, returns to education

Curtis Shamlin left his career in education to tour with his band. But he returned to education when his wife said, “I married a...

CHSU set to break ground on new Clovis campus

California Health Sciences University is moving forward with plans for a permanent campus at Alluvial and Temperance avenues near Highway 168 in northeast Clovis. To...

Lincoln Elementary unveils ‘Buddy Bench’ at anti-bullying assembly

Students at Clovis Unified’s Lincoln Elementary are smiling a bit brighter and treating each other with more kindness as they take up the national...

Clovis Community College selected as finalist for Bellwether Award

A pair of local educational institutions are working together to prepare students for college-level curriculum and their efforts were recognized Tuesday as Clovis Community...

Clovis West drama program to put on tale as old as time

Contributed by Maggie Braa, Jessica Cargin and Dezi Heinz It’s a tale as old as time. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” a classic tale of...

Clovis Unified responds to racist allegations, stresses no tolerance policy

In recent months, situations of bullying and racial slurs made by Clovis Unified students have come to light at district school board meetings. On Jan....

CUSD transforms former ITT Tech building into professional development and health center

When ITT Technical Institute closed its doors last year, a new door opened for Clovis Unified. The district, which has its district headquarters right down...

Clovis Unified’s second annual Athletic Hall of Fame inductees shine

In a night of stars at Clovis Unified’s 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony on Nov. 4, seven new inductees and three teams shined...

Not average, awesome: Preschoolers shine at CUSD Mini Olympics

For one special day each spring, the field just north of Buchanan High School’s stellar Olympic-style track transforms into its own Olympic stage for...

Punjabi community urges Clovis Unified to approve One and Only Academy charter school

A petition for a new charter school within Clovis Unified, dubbed One and Only Academy, was considered during a lengthy public hearing at the...

CUSD introduces new administrators

Clovis Unified introduced four new administrators at its board meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15. One of the new administrators is Rob Barnes, who takes over...

Clovis Unified to open new employee health center

When ITT Technical Institute on Herndon and Clovis avenue closed in the fall of 2016, Clovis Unified School District jumped at the opportunity to...

Clovis Community College professor inducted into SCCCD Wall of Honor

Clovis Community College political science instructor Lee Andrew Brown Jr. was one of four honorees inducted into the State Center Community College District Wall...

Community feedback sparks ideas for new Clovis Library

A new Clovis Regional Library is in the works that will set the standard for future libraries and Fresno County Public Library held a...

Buchanan High student earns national scholarship

Kelsey Ewing, a senior and President of the National Honor Society (NHS) at Buchanan High School, recently earned a $5,150 scholarship after being named...

Clovis Unified opens health center for employees, retirees

When ITT Technical Institute on Herndon and Clovis avenue closed in the fall of 2016, Clovis Unified School District jumped at the opportunity to...

Clovis Adult School nursing program graduates 26 students

Twenty six students from the Clovis Adult Education vocational nursing program are ready to take the next step in their journey. After an 18-month...

CHSU moves forward with plans for College of Osteopathic Medicine

Whether you are a proponent of Trumpcare, prefer Obamacare, or support the idea of a single-payer system, one thing all Valley residents can agree...

Clovis Unified board members give updates on summer happenings

Clovis Unified School District held a board meeting July 18 to update the public on what it has achieved during the summer. Superintendent Eimear O’Farrell...

Clovis Unified celebrates start of school year with General Session rally

Clovis Unified School District united its 5,000-plus employees Tuesday morning at the Save Mart Center to kick off the 2018-19 school year. From administrators to...

Local educator ready to take over as new Buchanan principal

Going through the Clovis Unified system as a kid, Joe Aiello knew the "CUSD way of life" at a very young age. Growing up making...

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