News HeadlinesSummerville High Tuolumne, CA News

Summerville High School News Submitted by Alumni

Summerville High School News From Around The Web

Tuolumne County Educators Honored For Excellence In Teaching  MyMotherLode.com

Around 175 people were at the Black Oak Casino Resort conference center Tuesday evening for the annual Board of Trustees Dinner and Excellence in ...



Shooting Scare At Summerville High  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA – A Summerville High School student was taken out of class today after threatening to shoot up the school. Calls from several parents to Clarke ...



Ditler Named Principal At Summerville High School  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA — Summerville High School did not have to look far to find its new principal. Kellene Ditler was hired today by the school's board of trustees to ...



Summerville’s New Superintendent From Calaveras High  MyMotherLode.com

Outgoing Summerville Union High School District Superintendent Robert Griffith announces that his successor has been chosen.



4 Students Arrested in Northern California, Suspected of Plotting Killings in High School  New York Times

Four Northern California high school students have been arrested in connection with what law enforcement officials called a highly detailed plan to shoot and kill ...



Update: Summerville High Was Put On Lockdown  MyMotherLode.com

Update at 3:06pm: Summerville High officials are further clarifying actions taken to call for a temporary campus lockdown earlier this afternoon. Superintendent ...



It was homecoming at Summerville  Union Democrat

Kat McKinstry was crowned homecoming queen Friday night at Summerville High. Escorted by her grandfather Richard McKinstry, who she calls Pappa, ...



Ditler named Summerville High and Connections Academy principal  Union Democrat

Kellene Ditler, new principal of Summerville High School and the Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy, taught at the community day school at ...



‘Every 15 Minutes’ Hits Home At Summerville High  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA -- As first responders converged in a central part of the Summerville High School campus, two smashed, overturned vehicles made for a grim ...



Summerville principal resigns to take director role at county office  Union Democrat

Diana Harford announced her resignation as Summerville High School principal Monday to take the position of director of school and district support beginning ...



Summerville High board to consider superintendent candidates  Union Democrat

The search for a new Summerville Union High School District superintendent is on schedule, and officials expect to announce the hire at a June 27 board ...



Summerville girls soccer snag championship in Sac-Joaquin Division 6  Union Democrat

It took one goal for the Summerville High School girls' soccer team to be crowned CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division 6 champions. “We played as a team, that ...



Long-time Tuolumne County educator to retire in June  Union Democrat

When Dave Urquhart was principal of Summerville High School in 2002 and awaiting heart transplant surgery in a Stanford-area hospital, he heard that a staff ...



Summerville High, Connections announce honor rolls  Union Democrat

Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy have announced honor rolls for the first semester of the 2018-19 school year: ...



Plans for Tuolumne 9/11 memorial resurrected by Summerville senior project  Union Democrat

Summerville High School senior Candace Olsen was only a few months old at the time of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Four years ago, sitting outside of ...



Summerville High superintendent to retire  Union Democrat

Robert Griffith on Friday announced his retirement after five years as Summerville Union High School District superintendent. Griffith, 63, a resident of Twain ...



Different goals: Summerville, Sonora varsity boys soccer close out seasons  Union Democrat

The 2018-19 seasons for the varsity soccer teams at Sonora and Summerville high schools couldn't be more different. Summerville High School is 7-0 in Mother ...



Tuolumne County Excellence In Teaching Award Winners  MyMotherLode.com

16 local teachers are being recognized for going above and beyond to educate local students in Tuolumne County.



High school wrestling: Summerville Bears prep to host Sonora Wildcats  Union Democrat

Rivalry matchups come early for wrestling teams as the Summerville Bears prepare to take on Sonora High School Wednesday at home. Summerville is coming ...



Summerville music teacher honored for decades of service and encouragement  Union Democrat

A Summerville Union High School District choir teacher and the director of the acclaimed and award winning jazz choir Jazz@8 was honored Tuesday night with ...



‘Harvey’ opens at Summerville High School  Union Democrat

Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy will introduce “Harvey” this week in Tuolumne. The play is about a man and his ...



Sonora Union High School District trustee candidates seek a new direction for board  Union Democrat

Five candidates vying for three open seats on the Sonora Union High School District Board of Trustees intend to pivot the board toward an era of transparency.



New sign celebrates Tuolumne’s rich history  Union Democrat

A new map sign that stands at the northwest corner of Fir Avenue and Pine Street in Tuolumne helps guide people to present-day businesses and attractions in ...



Sonora Bach Festival series presents ‘Locals Concert’  Union Democrat

The Sonora Bach Festival will present the third event of its October festival at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21 at The Church of the 49ers, 11155 Jackson Street; ...



Mother Lode school superintendents respond to shootings, safety, and armed teachers  Union Democrat

Several superintendents in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties disagree with President Donald Trump's proposal to arm teachers to prevent school shootings.



Former Sonora High football player will fight for NFL selection at combine in Indianapolis  Union Democrat

The NFL was always a long shot for Kahale Warring, who stepped onto a football field for the first time as a Sonora High School senior. But at the NFL Scouting ...



Part One: Are Tuolumne County Schools Safe?  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA -- When mean locker notes and menacing texts escalate into an on-campus battery by a hooded attacker, are local schools as safe as they could be ...



Summerville girls soccer beaten by Ripon Indians  Union Democrat

The Summerville High School Bears were defeated by the Ripon High School Indians 3-0 during a rainy on-field battle Tuesday night in the first round of the ...



Foundations, donor team up to send Summerville students to ‘Mock Trial’ competition  Union Democrat

The Summerville High School Foundation recently partnered with Sonora Area Foundation and an anonymous donor to award a Bear Grant of $3100 to ...



Kirk and Sylwester square off to win votes in Tuolumne County’s 3rd District  Union Democrat

The two challengers vying to replace Evan Royce on Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors District 3, squared off Tuesday evening to debate and to try to ...



Summerville High twins advocate for those with special needs  Union Democrat

Twins from Sonora, now Summerville High School seniors, met their neighbor Sinclair Darr, who has Down Syndrome, over 12 years ago. “Sinclair has ...



Winter fun and a memorial in need | Home  Calaveras Enterprise

Early February brought a ton of snow to Tuolumne County. Though there were power outages and downed trees, it was a treat to watch the white stuff drift down, ...



Sonora, Summerville senior projects touch lives  Union Democrat

When deciding on a senior project, Summerville High School student Clare Caldera set out to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease. “My grandmother ...



The lights are bright on Friday night | Home  Calaveras Enterprise

For five seasons from 2006 to 2011, the TV drama “Friday Night Lights” focused on the small-town phenomena of Friday night football. I was a latecomer to the ...



Many seats, few candidates for November election  Union Democrat

Candidates aren't exactly lining up to compete for dozens of open seats on school boards and special districts in the Mother Lode that are up for grabs in the ...



Tuolumne couple will start over after fire;  Union Democrat

Marlin Heldstab stood in front of his garage Thursday afternoon and shuffled through a collection of smoke-laden debris salvaged from the Dec. 16 fire at his ...



Sonora headed to playoffs after win over Bears  Union Democrat

For much of the first half at Dunlavy Field in Sonora, Summerville High School was in contention for a shocking upset over the Wildcats, but a second half ...



Bullying still hot topic at Summerville High;  Union Democrat

A months-long discussion about alleged bullying at Summerville High School carried into a board meeting Wednesday, with parents urging trustees to continue ...



MLL Finals  Union Democrat

The Mother Lode League track and field finals took place Thursday at Summerville High School's Thorsted Field. The events started in the afternoon and went ...



Threat against “SHS” deemed a hoax, but law enforcement stood watch  Union Democrat

A shooting threat directed at an unspecified school with the acronym “SHS” circulated widely on social media Wednesday, but students at Sonora and ...



Four join competition for title of 2019 Roundup Queen  Union Democrat

Four young women will vie for the 2019 Mother Lode Roundup Queen crown. The contestants were introduced at a Roundup Queen Kickoff event held at the ...



Gun violence vigil in Sonora draws over 100 people  Union Democrat

People started arriving at Courthouse Square in downtown Sonora just after 4:30 p.m. Sunday, about a half dozen at first, but the number quickly doubled within ...



Record number participate in 5th annual Luc’s Run  Union Democrat

A record 500-plus people registered for the fifth annual Luc's Run held Saturday in the township of Tuolumne, an event honoring the legacy of fallen U.S. Air ...



Columbia College preps for 50th anniversary celebration  Union Democrat

Columbia College students, staff, faculty and generations of graduates are preparing for the school's 50th anniversary celebration community picnic this ...



Black Oak Casino Brings New Music To The Foothills  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA -- Music lovers in the Mother Lode can kick-up their heels as a new concert series featuring mostly country acts kicks off in May. Black Oak ...



Praise And Promotions For Calaveras Sheriff’s Staff  MyMotherLode.com

San Andreas, CA – Three members of the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office are moving up the ranks. Nineteen year veteran of the force, Lt. Rachelle Whiting, ...



Summerville High Special Meeting  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA -- The Board of Trustees for Summerville High School have called for a special meeting this afternoon to hire an engineer for the stadium's.



Preps Round-Up: Swimming and Softball  Union Democrat

Swimming Josh Martin, Sonora High School swimming coach for the past four years, said his team went undefeated in league this year — the fourth consecutive ...



Summerville Bears stung by the Hilmar Yellowjackets  Union Democrat

ed/mb The Hilmar High School Yellowjackets buzzed by the Summerville High School Bears with a 47-3 victory in the opening CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football ...



Small town, big decision — Four vie for two seats on the Sonora City Council in Tuesday’s election  Union Democrat

Although the size and population of the City of Sonora is relatively small, many Tuolumne County residents can be affected by the decisions made within the ...



Fire destroys house of well-known Tuolumne family  Union Democrat

A fire on Woolworth Street in Tuolumne consumed the home of a family well-known to the Tuolumne education community on Saturday, prompting a ...



Schools name high achievers for March  Union Democrat

Tuolumne County schools have announced Students of the Month for March: Ahna Bell, second grade, Belleview Elementary — Ahna, the daughter of Eric and ...



Tuolumne County Sheriff Race Looks To Be Competitive  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA -- On the same day that Tuolumne County Undersheriff Bill Pooley filed his election papers to officially become a candidate to replace Jim Mele, a.



Outgoing TCEDA board member chastises public, media in farewell speech  Union Democrat

Jim Gianelli gave a farewell speech to the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority Governing Board on Thursday in which he chastised the public ...



Four vie for Roundup crown, one for junior crown  Union Democrat

The Mother Lode Roundup is just around the corner, and the contests for 2018 Mother Lode Roundup Queen and Junior Roundup Queen have begun.



Mother Lode schools receive threatening message believed to be a hoax  Union Democrat

An email sent to Calaveras County school administrators and others throughout the state that threatened to bomb schools and shoot students and staff has been ...



Schools name November’s star students  Union Democrat

Tuolumne County schools have announced Students of the Month for November: Ronan Kennedy, sixth grade, Belleview Elementary — “Ronan Kennedy is a ...



Sonora Film “The Other Kids” Hitting Festivals Across Country  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA — A highly anticipated film shot in Tuolumne County, featuring local students, is starting to make the rounds at film festivals. “The Other Kids” is ...



Summerville Parent Nursery School averts a shut down  Union Democrat

On a recent sunny Monday morning, in the hills outside Tuolumne, the Summerville Parent Nursery School perched serenely a few dozen feet off Tuolumne ...



Richard Evans Wise  Union Democrat

On June 6, Richard Evans Wise left the arms of his beloved wife, Kathy, stepped out among the stars and into the arms of God, ending a long battle with cancer.



Sonora High School Students Witness “Every 15 Minutes” Crash  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA — A large group of Sonora High School students witnessed the consequences of an impaired driver crash this morning. A mock collision, as part of ...



WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Attempted murder and relatively quiet Mother Lode Roundup Parade  Union Democrat

Attempted murder in Sonora A Sonora woman was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of attempted murder after authorities say she shot her ex-boyfriend ...



Thirteen candidates face voters on June 5  Union Democrat

There are 13 local candidates in four contested races to be decided by Tuolumne County voters in the June 5 primary election. The Board of Supervisors and ...



Sonora, Summerville take their shots at annual Columbia College tournament  Union Democrat

Columbia College is hosting their annual boys basketball tournament. Eight high school teams are in action, including Summerville and Sonora. Final round The ...



Students present ‘Grease’ musical at Summerville  Union Democrat

Students from Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy will present the musical “Grease” this week in Tuolumne.



Tuolumne entertainment venue to stage first show May 25  Union Democrat

A piece of land that fueled the township of Tuolumne's economy for the first half of the 20th century will be host to nationally renowned entertainers beginning ...



Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office: Four Arrested In School Shooting Plot  Capital Public Radio News

In Tuolumne County, four students at Summerville High School have been arrested for plotting a school shooting.



MLL boys basketball players earn all-league picks  Union Democrat

The Sonora Wildcats ended their regular season with a 12-0 record. And two of the players who helped get them there ended their high school careers as ...



Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians opens new Public Safety Building  Modesto Bee

The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians has opened a new Public Safety Building near Black Oak Casino on the Tuolumne Rancheria. The building houses the ...



Author to share hiking highlights  Union Democrat

Her adventures hiking more than 70 trails in order to write a local guidebook will be shared by Katherine Joye at a 2 p.m. program at the Tuolumne City Museum ...



Urquhart Retiring After 41 Years In Education  MyMotherLode.com

Groveland, CA -- A longtime local educator will retire at the end of June, and a transition plan is already in place for his leadership role in the Big Oak Flat.



Bret Harte team to go to state | School News  Calaveras Enterprise

The Bret Harte High School Academic Decathlon team earned enough points to dethrone the Summerville High School Bears from a six-year run as regional ...



Tuolumne County FFA students to benefit from homegrown meal  Union Democrat

Community members will get a taste, literally, of the work of agriculture students from throughout Tuolumne County at a Community Farm to Table Dinner on ...



Curtis Creek, Sonora strongest at youth track meet  Union Democrat

The Curtis Creek boys and the Sonora Elementary girls were the strongest teams Thursday at the Tuolumne County Middle School Track Meet. Curtis Creek and ...



Inmates At Work Outside Tuolumne County Jail  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA – The Tuolumne County Jail outside inmate work crews program is almost a year old -- so how is it working? "So far, we have not had one issue with ...



Summerville grad escapes harm in Vegas massacre  Union Democrat

After the first round of gunshots rattled above the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, Taylor Gempler fled for her life. Gempler, 19, a Summerville High ...



Hundreds celebrate life of Lucas Gruenther;  Union Democrat

Tears, laughter and applause erupted intermittently Sunday as friends and family celebrated the life of Tuolumne County native and Air Force Major Lucas ...



Michael ‘Mike’ James Christ  Union Democrat

Husband. Father. Brother. Officer. Friend. Mike was born in Inglewood, California, and was the fifth of seven children born to Charles and Ruth Halligan Christ.



Thousands line Washington Street for Roundup parade  Union Democrat

The 61st annual Mother Lode Roundup Parade was held Saturday morning in downtown Sonora. More than 100 entries marched or rode down Washington ...



Forest Service cancels astronomy programs at heliport  Union Democrat

Planets, stars, constellations and galaxies in the night sky are one of the free benefits for people who spend nights high in the Central Sierra, and for people who ...



County kids are back in class  Union Democrat

A portion of Tuolumne County schools began classes on Tuesday and administrators all agreed that an atmosphere of optimism and zeal descended on their ...



CREEK RULES TRACK  Union Democrat

Curtis Creek dominated the Tuolumne County Elementary School Track Meet Monday at Summerville High School's Thorsted Field in Tuolumne. The Curtis ...



Tuolumne County champs  Union Democrat

Soulsbyville had four individual champions and two runners-up Saturday, Dec. 10, and won the Tuolumne County Elementary Schools Wrestling Meet at ...



Sierra Xplosion Champion Athletes Head To U.S. Vegas Finals  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA -- "It's Vegas, baby" next month for the Mother Lode's all-star competitive cheerleading teams whose recent wins have qualified them for the U.S..



Deputies, CHP chase stolen car suspect to Oakdale  Union Democrat

It was the law enforcement pursuit heard from the foothills to the valley, a 50-plus mile chase that ended in a dramatic finish with a highway patrolman busting ...



Four vie for Twain Harte school board  Union Democrat

Besides the countywide Tuolumne Utilities District race, the second-most competitive local contest on the Nov. 8 ballot is for the board of a small school district in ...



Students celebrate famous Miranda court case for Law Day  Union Democrat

On March 13, 1963, Ernesto Miranda, a criminal suspect in the kidnapping and rape of an 18-year-old girl, was led by officers through the doors of a Phoenix ...



Summerville students build 300-pound car  Union Democrat

When Summerville High School rolled out its “Cardboard Car Challenge” more than eight years ago, it didn't suspect the cars would get so big. This afternoon at ...



Marching to the beat  Union Democrat

Several Tuolumne County school bands participated in the annual band review Wednesday evening at Thorsted Field in Tuolumne. The review is one of many ...



Richard (Rick) Kuebler Jr.  South Platte Sentinel

Richard (Rick) Arthur Harry Kuebler Jr., (formerly of Sterling), died suddenly on Fri., Oct. 9, 2015 at his home in Twain Harte, Calif. at the age of 68. At Rick's ...



Thousands attend downtown Sonora parade  Union Democrat

The day was picture perfect for the 60th anniversary of the Mother Lode Parade in downtown Sonora Saturday. More than 100 entries drifted down Washington ...



Coaching in the Mother Lode isn't easy!  Calaveras Enterprise

A little after 9:30 p.m. on a typical fall Friday night in the Mother Lode, high school football players and their families head to their favorite postgame spots ...



Juvenile hall leaders describe benefits of program  Union Democrat

Pay now or pay later. That was one of the messages a team from the Mother Lode Regional Juvenile Detention Facility made to Tuolumne County Board of ...



MLL teams battle at cluster meet  Union Democrat

Summerville High School's Thorsted Field was the sight of the first Mother Lode League cluster track meet and a Bear freshman had possibly the most ...



Tattoos taboo? Acceptance of employee body art growing over time;  Union Democrat

Whenever Danny Wandersee, 38, extends a hand to greet a client at Black Oak Casino, a small bit of tattooed scripture peaks out from his right cuff. The suit the ...



Brian Kent Taylor  Union Democrat

On Aug. 5, 2017, Brian Kent Taylor passed away in Emmett, Idaho, at the age of 65. He was born in Oakland and moved to Mi-Wuk Village at a young age.



Bears rally to beat Coyotes in Denair  Union Democrat

DENAIR — The first time the Summerville Bears touched the ball and the last time had the same result – Zach Marquez punched it in for six. The 5-foot-6 senior ...



Pokémon Go descends on the Mother Lode;  Union Democrat

When Troy Lockwood moved to Sonora around early June to take a job as a cook at Black Oak Casino Resort, he mostly stayed inside. “I didn't have any friends, ...



Twins have passion for orienteering  Union Democrat

There are three things that paternal twin sisters Katie and Sarah Petersen need to put distance between themselves and the majority of high schoolers: a ...



Former Tuolumne woman forging fame  Union Democrat

A letter, a Skype interview and a passel of questions earned Knights Ferry resident Kelly Vermeer Vella one of four spots to compete on the reality show “Forged ...



News headlines by Google News for Summerville High School Tuolumne CA

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Summerville HS . This site has been created to offer a place for SHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Summerville High Tuolumne, CA alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.