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Natomas Pathway changes schedule next year

Jack Fedor, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory October 20, 2021

Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School has pushed back its daily start time from 7:55 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for the 2021-22 school year. Classes will end about a half-hour later, at 3:35 p.m. The school...

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Should California students be “tracked” in math? 

GraceAnn Lesser, Rio Americano High School October 20, 2021

California’s Instructional Quality Commission is considering a rewrite of the California Mathematics Framework that would, among other things, recommend that all students take the same set of math classes...

Funding drives decision to open schools

Funding drives decision to open schools

Akshaj Mehta, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory September 14, 2021

Natomas Unified School District is resuming full-time in-person instruction after more than a year of online learning. A key motivation for the change: Funding. One big reason for the change: Funding.   For...

Ups and downs of being an educator through a pandemic

Ups and downs of being an educator through a pandemic

Hadia Ahmad, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory September 14, 2021

Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep (NP3) teachers share the highs and lows of teaching through a pandemic.  Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep teachers have experienced a wide range of emotions as they’ve...

New rules and practices as Sac City opens

New rules and practices as Sac City opens

Mirella Bennett, Kit Carson International Academy September 14, 2021

The Sacramento City Unified School start date was September 2nd meaning nearly all students returned to campus -- whether vaccinated or not. One of the biggest concerns for parents was what would happen...

Help is just a single click away

Help is just a single click away

Sample Student June 26, 2021

Having trouble with something on the site?  Help is only a click away. Click here to access all of our support materials and submit a support ticket if you can't find the answers you are looking for.

Avoid double story placement

Avoid double story placement

Sample Student June 26, 2021

If you place stories in more than one category, say both Showcase and Sports, the story will display in both of these sections on the homepage.  The recommend way of working with this is to place a story...

Completing the custom fields

Completing the custom fields

Sample Student, Staff Writer June 26, 2021

Each story has custom fields available for you to fill in as needed. Not all of these features will show up on the homepage, but they will show up on a story’s page. While the descriptions for each...

Add a story to your site

Add a story to your site

Sample Student, Staff Writer June 26, 2021

Adding a story is a simple process with SNO FLEX.  To get started, click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the...

Showcase area displays top stories in various formats

Showcase area displays top stories in various formats

Sample Student, News Editor June 26, 2021

This area at the top of the homepage is called the Home Top Story & Showcase Area. You can use this space to showcase your top stories. You have two options for this area: displaying a single Top...

Another headline goes here

Another headline goes here

Sample Student, News Editor June 26, 2021

This is sample body text.  To delete this and other sample content, click on Manage under the Stories tab in your WordPress dashboard and just trash the stories that you no longer want to see. It is probably...

Design your site to fit your publications style

Design your site to fit your publication’s style

Sample Student June 26, 2021

The SNO Framework is built around the idea of giving site owners complete flexibility with easy to customize options for every aspect of their sites. The SNO Design Options page, available under the...

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