2014 Calendar


September, 2013 – September, 2014


Registration was collected for 70 students , K – 8th grade.

Homework program was open 3:00 – 7:00pm, Monday – Thurs.

12 Tutors translated for Wilson & Sycamore Back-to-School Nights.

11 tutors returned from last year, 4 new tutors, 7 professional volunteers

Eighth Grade girls attended the CSUC Hispanic Girls Leadership Conference

“Computers For Classrooms” updated the 10 computers in the Lab.

G.U.S.D. Board meetings were attended by 21 parents & 5 college students

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4 tutors assisted the Gridley Recreation Department Fall Harvest Festival

7 Third Graders went to Bishops Pumpkin Farm

Halloween Pizza Party. Costumes judged by Butte County Firemen,

cookies provided by Ladies Guild of the Latter Day Saints.


Annual Appreciation Dinner:

  • 210 guests and family members served
  • Power point by Alma Luna, and certificates of recognition were presented
  • Certificate of Recognition presented by Ed Mayer of the Housing Authority of Butte County.
  • Food was prepared and presented by 30 families

40 Thanksgiving food boxes were distributed to families of active students & tutorsIMG_2211


10 student translators helped with Wilson School Parent Conferences

The hall was decorated and Christmas gifts were exchanged.

Tutors shopped, wrapped and prepared for Santa’s gifts to their students.

2 Butte County firemen represented Santa to distribute the presents.

Students wrote and decorated thank you Christmas cards for sponsors and partners.


First Aide training presented by the Fire Dept for 14 students and tutors

3 Eighth Grade Boys attended the CSUC Hispanic Boys Leadership Conference

5 Eighth Grade girls attended the AAUW Career Trek at Butte College

8 Second Graders went to the Snow Goose Festival in Chico

Avalos Family Foundation presented $1000 to the parents for their students’ academic A.  13 students’ parents received scholarships


21 Fourth Graders went to Sacramento Museum Day

Visited the Governor’s Mansion, Air Force, Railroad, and Old Sacramento Museums.

Valentine’s Day party with cookies baked by the Women’s Guild


Easter egg coloring, hunting, and carnival games

Movie night for all students


4 students went to U C Davis Picnic Day with Jose Orozco as docent guide

Awards for outstanding reading achievements and attendance were presented

Barbara Clark organized many families from the Mormon Church to sheet rock and paint the storage room. Shelves were re-configured for efficient storage. The gardens were weeded and cleaned.

Walkathon information and publicity were electronically distributed on Facebook and the Website by Flora McCormick and Ricardo Ramirez


Mothers were honored with student-made gifts

Marched in the Red Suspender’s Day Parade

Walkathon from Casa Ramos in Chico to Casa Lupe in Gridley by Simeon Allison (our largest/most successful fund-raiser to date!)

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[one_half_last]May 24th, Simeon Alison (a local teacher) helped us raise over $7,000!

Learn more on our Facebook page.

Simeon completed his 50k walk to support Mi C.A.S.A. with many students present.

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Closing awards and celebration.   2 tutors and 4 past students graduated from GHS.

IXL outstanding students; Calixto Hernandez, Nancy Tena, Hugo Mayorga, Angel Torres and Ricardo Ramos

Reading outstanding students: Diane Corona, Fernanda Rodriguez, Jose Rodriguez, Dyana Garcia, Maritza Garcia, Katherin Corona, Oscar Perez, Julieta Corona.


Avalos Family foundation parent awards, $750 presented to parents of 7 students

At high school awards night Avalos Aspire and Farm Labor scholarships were presented

Kite Day was presented to all families by the tutors.

The iPAD lab was donated by John Burghardt and installed by Jose Orozco as recommended by Ricardo Ramirez


Summer School was offered to 60 students for 5 weeks. Tutors taught academic centers.

Breakfast and lunch were prepared by Migrant Education in Yuba City.

Margaret Wilburn was director.

21 Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Grade students went to Cal Adventures (kayaking), Adventure

Playground, and the Avalos home (barbecue and swimming)

Proficient readers went to Six Flags Marine World

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