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Thompson among Shaq-tastic prospects

Jan 2, 2012 •
The contractions were coming, but that didn't matter to Patrice Thompson. She wanted to watch the game. The Orlando Magic were on television on that spring day in 1994, so it was a chance for Patrice to see her favorite player, second-year NBA star Shaquille O'Neal, have a moment on the national st More

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Popular Grant drum line prepares for prized D.C. appearance

Oct 14, 2014 • Sacramento Bee
But the school doesn't have a band. The roaring beat was courtesy of the Grant Union High School Drum Line. The drum line's 15 members, each wearing a white T-shirt with a giant “G,” have become a common sight throughout the Sacramento region, from ... More

64 Grant Union High School students diagnosed with latent tuberculosis

May 14, 2014 • Sacramento Bee
Sacramento County public health officials say 64 more Grant Union High School students have been diagnosed with latent tuberculosis. This brings the total number of students and staff with the diagnosis to 111 since February. Latent tuberculosis has no ... More

More TB Exposure Patients After Latest Round of Testing at Grant Union High ...

Aug 28, 2014 • FOX40
There were four students who had active cases of TB, they were treated and according to Sacramento health officials, are not infectious. There have been no infectious cases of TB discovered at Grant Union High School since the initial exposure in March. More

As Students Return to Grant High School, So Does Tuberculosis Testing

Aug 14, 2014 • KTXL
As students return to school at Grant Union High School in Sacramento, they will have a chance to be tested for Tuberculosis, after an infected student started multiple rounds of testing earlier this year. Confidential testing will be offered to any ... More

Tuberculosis Testing Expanded at Grant Union High School

Apr 30, 2014 • KTXL
The Sacramento County public health officer says 500 additional students and staff will be tested for tuberculosis at Grant Union High School. The school reported in February that a student had an active case of TB. Because the disease is transmitted ... More

Twin Rivers removes broken HVAC units from Grant Union High

Jun 19, 2014 • Sacramento Bee
A 75-foot crane lifted broken heating and air conditioning units off the roof at Grant Union High School on Thursday, easing fears that students will have to spend another school year in classrooms that are too cold in winter and too hot in the summer ... More

Hear them go boom!

Aug 21, 2014 • Sacramento News & Review
In the middle of the room, Grant Union High School teacher James Van Buren hunches over a drum, trying to tune it. “They really have to be anchored down,” he utters. ... Grant's drum line has emerged in a matter of years as one of the premier music ... More

TB screening available Friday at Grant Union High

Jun 11, 2014 • Sacramento Bee
Responding to parents' calls for expanded TB screening at Grant Union High School after one student had active tuberculosis this year, the county's health department will offer a final TB test on Friday. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., anyone who has not been ... More

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