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We can't believe the chapter is ending for the 22-23 school year.
We did so much from giving out grants and scholarship to opening two clothing closets, increasing food distribution, and making new memories with our volunteers, donors and community partners. Our community outreach will continue through the summer, so be sure to stay tuned for our next big announcement in July. And of course, our Golf Tournament on June 25th!
We are so thankful for being part of the #CentralCommunity and we look forward to celebrating our 20th Anniversary as a Foundation next school year! Have a great summer and congratulations to the class of #2023!
Top: Executive Director Serena Dohi, Scholar Student Mallina Contreras and Superintendent Ketti Davis.
Bottom Left: Foundation Grant Recipients - Peer Mediators of Steinbeck Elementary.
Bottom Middle: Foundation & Central Representatives accepting former City Council, Esmeralda Soria donation to launch the DREAMer Scholarship endowment.
Bottom Right: Art Pillar Program- Central East Percussion competes at the Sierra Cup under the Direction of Sarah Pierce. ... See MoreSee Less
Our Central High School Ag Department is back with their annual cherries sale! Stop by the farm stand today or tomorrow! It's a steal you don't want to miss, 1Lb for $5!
#shoplocal #farmtotableCherries are here!! 🍒 Join us tomorrow (6/2) and Friday (6/3) for our Cherry Sale! Stop by and pick up a pound of fresh cherries for $5.00. (Cash or check made out to Central High School). Check out the flyer for more details! More dates will be posted next week. ... See MoreSee Less
Our Central East High School, Danzantes de Tlaloc celebrated their 25th Anniversary Showcase. The Mexican Folkloric dance group, shared their love of Mexican #cultura by performing 30 dances in front of a sold out crowd on Friday Night.
Founded in 1997, the dance group started as an after school program by then Spanish Teacher Alfonso Jimenez. Several years later, the program converted into a class, "Danzantes de Tlaloc" which translates to, Aztec God of Rain. In 2005, Rosa Gonzalez became the director and is the current Director today. Currently, there are over 100 dancers. Most recently, a program has been established to include alumni dancers as performers and instructors. The program concluded the 22-23 school year with the annual Showcase Friday night at the Central East Performing Arts Center. Senior dancers were also highlighted for their commitment and their dance projects, like La Loba del Mal from Baja California: estillo Calabaceado - which was a new dance being performed for the first time. And although this was a bittersweet moment for some dancers, these performances were a true representation of the diversity in the Central Community.
Thank you Danzantes de Tlaloc for including the #Foundation4Central in this beautiful night and we are happy to support the growth of this beautiful program.
#VivaDanzantesdeTlaloc ... See MoreSee Less
They were awesome! Proud of our grizzlies and their awesome teacher!
Today, Central Unified SPED Department hosted the Annual Dr. Seuss Field Day in partnership with Special Olympics Northern California. Central Unified School District K-12th grade SPED Students attended to enjoy a day of adapted athletics and Dr.Seuss. Plus, students who completed each station received a ticket for a chance to win cool prizes like a bike or giftcard!
The #Foundation4Central is happy to take part in such an amazing event by providing snacks, prizes and grants to purchase new adapted athletic equipment. A special thank you to our friends Producers Dairy Foods for donating the bikes and popsicles for our students to stay cool. ... See MoreSee Less
Yay thank you guys so much for all your help today 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽❤️
Calling All Central Unified Students, 4th-11th grade! Auditions are open for a chance to guest Emcee or Speak at the next District event! Last day to submit your audition is June 5th.
Don't wait! This is your time to SHINE!
Questions? Check-in with your school librarian or call 559.691.6334. ... See MoreSee Less