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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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Deputy's Widow To Start Foundation

Jan 20, 2015 • Capital Public Radio News
She says her husband grew up in a poor neighborhood and it was a teacher at Grant Union High School who helped guide him away from trouble and into a career. "Some of the youth don't have guidance from someone like that. Maybe, how do we do more ... More

The Most Valuable Player in College Football

Dec 30, 2014 • Bleacher Report
A star at Grant Union High School in Sacramento, California, Thompson bounced around positions throughout his four years. His senior year, he threw for nearly 900 yards and eight touchdowns, averaging just under 20 yards per completion. His junior year ... More

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

Louisville Safety James Sample Will Enter 2015 NFL Draft

Jan 5, 2015 •
Sample was a 4-star recruit out of Grant Union High School in Sacramento, Calif. in 2011. He chose Washington out of high school over Oregon, Arizona, California and several other schools. He played in five games for the Huskies in his two years. The 6 ... 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

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

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

Student at Sacramento's Grant High School diagnosed with tuberculosis

Feb 24, 2014 • Sacramento Bee
Because of the low risk, the test – a needle prick just under the skin – is not mandatory. No students will be excluded from school if they don't take it, Kasirye said. If parents have concerns or questions, they may call Grant Union High School at ... More

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