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Salinas Valley News Briefs | April 9, 2021


GREENFIELD — Greenfield Union School District Superintendent Zandra Galvan said the district continues to plan for the return to in-person instruction beginning April 26, as announced in her April 1 message to families. The first grades that will return on April 26 will be transitional kindergarten, preschool, followed by kindergarten and first grade. Other grades will follow with specific details shared at each school’s town hall meetings happening after spring break. A 75-member reopening task force will continue to plan guidelines and protocols for the safe transition.


GONZALES — Applications for the state preschool program at Gonzales Unified School District open on May 3. Children who will be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the current school year are first priority, then as space is available, children age 3 will be enrolled. The preschool lead teacher is Neyfy Fernandez, with technicians Norma Perez and Erika Valitierra. Applications can be picked up at 550-B Fifth Street. For more information, call 831-675-2519.


KING CITY — Veterans of Foreign Wars in King City are planning a Memorial Day drive-thru barbecue for the upcoming holiday on May 31. The VFW branch will celebrate its 75th year this month, but pandemic shutdowns mean a normal celebration will not take place. However, members are planning the barbecue to not only have an event for the community, but also as a way to pay tribute to veterans and celebrate the group’s 75 years of supporting veterans in the community.

Sean Roney
Sean Roney
Sean Roney is the reporter for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers education, government and general news for the Salinas Valley communities in South Monterey County.


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