With the Aquatic Center at OHS out of commission for the time being, the varsity boys and girls water polo clubs hosted their home games against Central Catholic at the Oakdale Plunge (community pool) on Monday, Oct. 19. Both teams swam away from the competition as the girls took care of business first with a convincing 13-3 win, followed by a 17-5 victory for the boys.
I've been a longtime baseball fan and October baseball has always been one of my pleasures – especially the playoffs leading to the World Series where you can still see some good 'ol daytime baseball with the stands casting those autumn shadows onto the field.
Halloween is close so here are some treats: October 30th the school children from Knights Ferry School and preschoolers will parade down Main Street at noon. The street will be lined up with candy deliverers! It is always fun to see the costumes and the children get enough candy they don't have to go at night. That evening is free movie night at the clubhouse. Showtime is 6:45 with the doors opening at 5:30. The movie is "Hotel Transylvania." Come in costume and bring blankets, beanbags, and chairs etc. to be comfy. You could bring candy to ...
You are invited this Friday, October 30th our Valley Home students will show their Halloween spirit as they parade through downtown Valley Home. The annual parade will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. and wind its way from the school, past the General Store, around the corner, and back to the school. Community support is much appreciated by our youngsters as they show off their most prized Halloween costumes! Special thanks to Susan and the General Store, our firefighters and community members who in the past have passed out trick or treat goodies to our students during the parade ...
Mark the calendar for Thursday, Nov. 5 and plan to attend the inaugural Business Women's Symposium, presented by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Stanislaus Business Alliance. The symposium is planned at Greens on Tenth Street, 953 10th St., Modesto.
As the mommy of the group it only seems fitting that I pen the piece about the ever so popular Halloween Holiday. Our staff hosts a number of parents, as well as grandparents whom are proving to create all new memories and milestones for staffers. Part of the fun of working alongside one another is watching families grow, both figuratively and literally.
Even if you've never smoked in your life, it's still breathtaking to hear Victor DeNoble's story about taking on the multi-billion dollar tobacco industry. His story sounds like a good spy novel; thick black covered windows, rat murders, betrayal and FBI debriefing in an underground warehouse.
Top spellers from area schools will compete in Stanislaus County Spelling Championships in November. The Elementary Spelling Championship, for children in grades 4-6, is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Gregori High School, 3701 Pirrone Road, Modesto. The Junior High Spelling Championship, for those in grades 7-8, is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education and Dot Foods, both events are open to the public and begin promptly at 5 p.m.
Fences are decorated, ribbons are hung, bracelets passed out and Oakdale Joint Unified School District has once again embraced Red Ribbon Week. The annual event is held nationally every year during the last full week of October. The 2015 Red Ribbon Week runs from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30.