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Fairfield high school to change mascot from 'Indians'  SFGate

Critics of a Fairfield high school's mascot — the "Armijo Indians" — prevailed last night as the Fairfield-Suisun School District board voted unanimously to ...



Committee votes for Armijo mascot change  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — A special committee organized by the Fairfield-Suisun School District's governing board for the purposes of examining a potential change for the ...



Graduation 2019: Armijo High School Top Students  Fairfield Daily Republic

Highlights: Prom and getting to be second on the tennis singles ladder. Scholarships, awards: CAAP award of academic excellence, and top 10 percent of ...



Armijo High graduates look ahead to persevering over failure  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — As the name of the Armijo High yearbook would indicate, the 2019 Armijo graduation Thursday was a celebration of the diverse mixture that has ...



Community Calendar: Aug. 17, 2019  Fairfield Daily Republic

Young Eagles Airplane Rides: 7:30 to 10 a.m., Nut Tree Airport, 301 County Airport Road, Vacaville. Free. Parents or legal guardian must be present.



Fairfield-Suisun board hears process for Armijo mascot review  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield-Suisun School District governing board got a first look Thursday at the process to review whether or not the Armijo High School ...



Fairfield’s second police chief dies at 90  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Reading through the newspaper articles, letters of commendation and a personnel record of Raymond “Ding” DeGracia reads like a veritable ...



Feelings Mixed on Changing Name of Armijo Mascot Name  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Nestled near the intersection of Empire and Washington Street in Fairfield sits Armijo High School.



Graduation 2019: Armijo High School Graduating Class of 2019  Fairfield Daily Republic

Bassel Abu Sharkh, John Abu-Dawood, Mariah Acuna, Cindy Aguilar Duran, Marisol Aguilar Ramirez, Janathan Aguirre, Alvin Akpokli, Cristine Joy Alberva, ...



Community News: Armijo High Robotics Team qualifies for World Championships  Fairfield Daily Republic

By Alice Herston, Harjot Multani, John G. Siy, Leonardo Torres, Kaleb Ugalde and Joel B. Ward. FAIRFIELD — Indigo Dynamics from Armijo High School has ...



Committee to examine possible change to Armijo’s mascot name  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Fairfield-Suisun School District trustees directed Superintendent Kris Corey this week to begin the process of convening an advisory committee to ...



Community Calendar: Aug. 16, 2019  Fairfield Daily Republic

Aquatic Fitness: 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: 399-1999. Crafts: 9 a.m. ...



School board votes to replace Armijo Indian mascot  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The days of students at Armijo High School rooting for an Indian as their mascot are coming to an end following a unanimous vote Thursday by ...



California high school will change its mascot from 'Indians' — and some people are angry  Yahoo Lifestyle

A California high school is set to change the name of its mascot from the “Indians” after extensive criticism that the use of Native Americans as mascots is racist.



The Last Laugh: Q&A with the Armijo High School Indian  Fairfield Daily Republic

I was pleased to snag the first interview with the Armijo High School Indian since the decision to replace him as the mascot. TW: How are you holdin' up?



Solano Voices: Group recommends removal of Indian mascot at Armijo High School  Fairfield Daily Republic

By Angel Heart Quecha-Puna. We're honoring you! This is our tradition. If we didn't do this, you wouldn't be remembered. Why are you being so P.C.? Don't you ...



Solano grand jury raises concerns about safety of high school campuses  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The 2018-19 Solano County grand jury expressed concerns about the safety at the Fairfield-Suisun School District's three traditional high school ...



2 arrested after 16-year-old killed, 18-year-old critically injured in shooting near Armijo High in Fairfield  KGO-TV

A 16-year-old is dead and an 18-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting near Armijo High School in Fairfield Friday evening.



Armijo High School 50 Year Reunion  Fairfield Daily Republic

Armijo High School in Fairfield will be celebrating their 50th High School class reunion. Classmates of 1968 will be gearing up for 3 days of fun, food, and ...



Vacaville takes first – and second – in Armijo Invitational  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — A week after taking on some of the country's top programs in The Clash National Duals in Rochester, Minn., the Vacaville High wrestling team won ...



Hundreds Show Up For Armijo High School Football Game Days After Nearby Shooting Prompted Lockdown  CBS Sacramento

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A Fairfield high school community came together days after a deadly shooting a block away from its campus. “I want to see these boys ...



‘Incredible:’ Armijo High graduate working on ‘Toy Story 4’  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — If you purchased “Incredibles 2” when it came out on digital format Tuesday, look closely at the credits, particularly the animators. Among them is ...



Fairfield Police Increase Patrols After Deadly Shooting Near Armijo High School  CBS Sacramento

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — Security at a Fairfield high school was increased after a deadly shooting near the campus prompted a lockdown on Friday. Fairfield ...



Police ID 16-year-old killed in shooting near Fairfield high school  KGO-TV

Police have identified the 16-year-old who was fatally shot Friday night near Armijo High School in Fairfield.



Fairfield-Suisun students share findings at science fair  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Students from all over the district came out Friday to Armijo High School for a friendly bit of competition. This was the fourth year for the ...



Grass Fire Destroys Several Vehicles At Fairfield Auto Shop  Patch.com

Grass Fire Destroys Several Vehicles In Fairfield - Suisun City, CA - A vegetation fire that broke out south of Armijo High School spread to an auto shop, ...



2018 Graduation: Armijo High School Top Students  Fairfield Daily Republic

Highlights: Going to prom with my friends and making into Highest Honors. Next year: Attending UC Davis in the fall. Career goal: Work within the medical field, ...



Back in the Day: Armijo High School history timeline  Fairfield Daily Republic

Armijo High School turned 125 this year and I made a video timeline accompanied by selections from the Armijo High Superband. The following is most of the ...



Back in the Day: Armijo’s 1970’s school newspaper The Joint Union holds treasures  Fairfield Daily Republic

The Armijo High School school newspaper has a long history. The first iteration was called The Armijo Student and debuted in 1905. The inaugural issue ...



Fairfield-Suisun board approves pursuit of $2.7M in grants to boost vocational ed  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield-Suisun School District governing board voted unanimously Thursday to move forward with an application for grant funding via ...



Armijo blanks Bethel in rescheduled contest  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — In a football game that was rescheduled due to Friday's fatal shooting one block from Armijo High just as the junior varsity game had gotten ...



Indian mascot at Armijo High School must end, speakers say  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Replace the Indian mascot at Armijo High School, speakers told Fairfield-Suisun School District trustees Thursday. Antonio Gonzales, director of ...



Special day for special children at Armijo High School  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High School gym was filled to capacity Thursday with plenty of cheering as a show of support for the Special Olympics Track and Field ...



Steve Haynes makes students’ lives better with a smile and a hello  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Custodial manager Steve Haynes initially hated coming to work at Armijo High School during the day. “At first, I thought I had made a mistake,” ...



Fairfield-Suisun Rotary honorees easily pass test  Fairfield Daily Republic

SUISUN CITY — As a high school student, there are some universal ways to be recognized within the community. Some of those include things like being a star ...



Teens make Christmas bright for peers, children  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — What started out as providing Thanksgiving dinner to low-income families has become a 26-year Christmas tradition. Denise and Bob De La ...



Armijo High School Top Students: 2017  Fairfield Daily Republic

Highlights: Going to sports games such as football and basketball, as well as participating in clubs such as robotics and ping pong. Plans next year: I plan to go ...



Solano students dance away morning at prom  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Isabel Gonzales-Lopez beamed as she was crowned queen of the prom Friday morning. She glowed in her diaphanous red dress and sparkling ...



Community News: Fairfield library, Armijo Art Club program focuses on black folk artist Traylor  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield Civic Center Library continues to host a series of art programs in collaboration with the Armijo High School Art Club. The next ...



125th graduating class bids farewell to Armijo High  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — No other school in Fairfield has celebrated more graduating classes than Armijo High School, hitting yet another memorable milestone in the ...



Perls of Wisdom: What’s in a name – besides racism  Fairfield Daily Republic

So the Fairfield-Suisun School District is in the initial stages of looking at a replacement mascot for Armijo High School. My sister and I, all of our neighborhood ...



Prep boys tennis: Doubles sweep helps lift Vanden past Armijo, 5-4  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Vinz Perez rallied for a three-set win at No. 6 singles and Vanden High swept the doubles to pull out a 5-4 Monticello Empire League boys tennis ...



2018 Graduation: Armijo High School Graduating Class  Fairfield Daily Republic

Briana Abarca-Cervantes, Muhamad Abu Sharkh, Reem Abughannam, Whisper Ackles, Melanie Acuna, Sandra Adame Silva, Destiny Adams, Greg Alarcon, ...



Back in the Day: Honoring Armijo’s Ed Hopkins: Coach of coaches  Fairfield Daily Republic

In 1940, recent University of California, Berkeley graduate Edward Manley Hopkins was just about to accept a coaching position at Modesto High School.



Fairfield teen boy brings marijuana, loaded stolen gun to high school  KRON4.com

FAIRFIELD (KRON) — A 16-year-old boy is in juvenile hall on Thursday night accused of bringing marijuana and a loaded, stolen gun to school in Fairfield.



Community News: Rodriguez band earns honors at Fairfield competitions  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Members of the Rodriguez High School Entertainment Unit Winter Programs competed March 2 at back-to-back events and took home several ...



Officials report officer hurt; 3 arrested after Armijo fight  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield police officer was injured and three people were arrested in connection with a fight on the Armijo High School campus Wednesday.



Prep badminton: Armijo opens season with 12-3 win over former MEL rival  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High badminton team won seven of eight singles matches with the loss the only one going three games en route to a 12-3 ...



Community News: Fairfield PAL, Solano First Credit Union honor Armijo student  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Fairfield Police Activities League member Knowah English has been selected as the Solano First Federal Credit Union Student of the Month for ...



2018 Graduation: Armijo grad looks for new life in Nebraska  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Chyna Rodriquez is hanging up her Armijo High School Indians mascot to become a Midland Warrior wrestler. That might be the easiest journey ...



Google it: Armijo High students experience augmented reality  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — High school students staring off into space is nothing new. But hundreds of students over the past two days at Armijo High School experienced ...



Rodriguez tops Armijo 33-21 in marathon battle  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Three hours later . . . The Rodriguez High football team shook off being penalized 19 times, failing to recover two onside kicks, having a star ...



Ron Beverly remembers ‘friend, mentor’ Ed Serpas  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Ron Beverly knew Ed Serpas for more than 60 years. First as his student at the old K.I. Jones Elementary and Center Elementary when the latter ...



Late rally propels Rodriguez past Armijo  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — In front of a near-capacity crowd that remained vocal throughout Friday's prep boys basketball game, Rodriguez outscored the Armijo Indians 21-6 ...



Judge postpones civil lawsuit against Falati to June  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — A sexual harassment and sexual battery civil lawsuit accusing a longtime local resident referred to by some as “Mr. Fairfield” was put on hold ...



Curry first woman to hold county counsel’s seat in Solano  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield native and an 18-year veteran of the Solano County County Counsel's Office on Tuesday was officially announced as the county's top ...



Prep girls tennis preview: Wadsworth, Armijo look for fourth straight MEL titles  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — “Repeat after me” could be a theme in city high school tennis this season. Armijo's Laura Wadsworth is looking to become a four-time Monticello ...



Armijo High graduates look forward by looking back  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — While most high school graduations tend to focus on the future and the days ahead, the graduating Class of 2017 at Armijo High School took a ...



Armijo High School draws students countywide for prom  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — White string cheese and red grapes, a DJ playing “Gangnam Style” and photographers taking pictures – the 2017 prom Friday at the Armijo High ...



Women Making a Difference 2019: Violet Richardson winner making her mark in Fairfield  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Arianna Mestas, an Armijo High School senior, is an example of actions speaking louder than words. Her contributions earned her the Violet ...



Can Fairfield’s cash-for-tips gun program save kids like Ahmar Willis?  San Francisco Chronicle

On his first day at a new high school in Fairfield, Ahmar Willis texted his mother: “In school now. I love you.” Gina Wright replied that she loved him, too. But when ...



Back in the Day: Meanwhile back in Fairfield-Suisun in 1956 …  Fairfield Daily Republic

In 1956, Ike was the president, Richard Nixon was the veep and several notable things happened that year. The words “under God” were added to the Pledge of ...



Boys basketball: Falcons slip past Armijo for first MEL win  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield Falcons picked up their first Monticello Empire League basketball win of the season with Friday's 52-50 thriller at Armijo's at E. Gary ...



Armijo High School Inspiring Engineers One Student At A Time  Fairfield Daily Republic

This year, Armijo's FRC robotics team went to the World Wide robotics competition in Houston, Texas. Even though the team was formed last year, they have ...



Prep boys tennis: Pair of three-set wins lifts Armijo past Vacaville, 5-4  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Proving every match is important, Elijah Ibraham at No. 6 singles and the team of Alec Merodio and Carlos Ruiz at No. 3 doubles won their ...



Back in the Day: History of Bunney Hospital, Fairfield Hospital and Intercommunity Hospital intertwine  Fairfield Daily Republic

In late 1939, the Solano Republican newspaper announced that Dr. Gordon Bunney, who had moved to Suisun City the previous year with his wife, Esther (yes, ...



Officials evacuate Armijo High after bomb threat  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Armijo High School students got their day disrupted Thursday when they had to evacuate the school after someone called in a bomb threat, ...



2018 Solano Life: Public schools across county landscape  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Public schools in central and eastern Solano County: Dixon School District. Linford L. Anderson Elementary 415 E. C St., Dixon 693-6360



Prep badminton: Indians dominate at Rodriguez  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High School badminton team only dropped two matches – one in singles and one in doubles – Wednesday as it rolled to a 13-2 ...



Prep badminton: Armijo can’t overcome three-game losses, falls to Davis  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High badminton team dropped five of six three-game matches and that was the difference as the Indians fell 9-6 to Davis in Monticello ...



Missing Persons; Fire Spreads: Solano Co., North Bay Police Logs  Dixon, CA Patch

Solano County, North Bay Police Logs - Dixon, CA - Grass fire spreads to auto shop; pet rabbit stolen; multiple missing person searches; and other North Bay ...



Armijo High School Top Students 2014  Fairfield Daily Republic

Alexandra Azzopardi. Plans for next year: Attending University of California, Davis, majoring in neurobiology, physiology and behavior. Career goals: I plan on ...



Thousands of Dollars in Band Equipment Stolen from Armijo High School  FOX40

Police are investigating a burglary at Armijo High School in Fairfield, in which band equipment and instruments worth an estimated $90000 were stolen.



Armijo High School band room suspect arrested  ABC10

The person who allegedly stole equipment from the Armijo High School band room has turned himself in and has been arrested.



Surge in third quarter helps lift Vanden past Armijo, 40-13  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — A defensive stop in the red zone to end the first half and a successful onside kick to start the second helped make the Vanden High football team's ...



Good News: Students receive scholarships totaling $30K  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Solano Community Foundation awarded seven 2019 college scholarships to students at Fairfield and Armijo high schools. Six students from ...



Fairfield-Suisun school year kicks off with day of many firsts  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — It was a day of many firsts on the first day of the 2017-18 school year in the Fairfield-Suisun School District. For Atreyu Jilpas, it was his very first ...



Armijo High School grad list 2014  Fairfield Daily Republic

Amelia Aislinn Abayan, Joy Cruz Acuyong, Cristobal Gonzalez Aguilar, Diego Aaron Alcantar, Janine Lydia Alcordo, Yecenia Aldava-Roman, Juana Yazmin ...



Armijo robotics team gears up for national competition  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Armijo High School freshman Joel Ward held the remote for the 824Z, robot demonstrating its ability to pick up small cones and stack them one on ...



Military Notes: Recent graduates hail from Dixon, Fairfield  Fairfield Daily Republic

Trent J. Baker recently graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Baker's family includes parents, Brad and Angie Baker; sister, Paige Baker; ...



Solano tri-city homicide count down in 2018  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The number of homicides in Fairfield dropped significantly in 2018 from 2017 when there were 11 reported homicides. In neighboring Suisun City, ...



Armijo grad: ‘One milestone down, a lifetime to go’  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — On one side of the chain-link fence stood about 500 graduates donning purple and gold caps and gowns. On the other, a sea of humanity hoping ...



Armijo football preview: Indians hope change of pace will lead to big things  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High football team's first season under coach Anthony Gonzalez was a vast improvement over the year before, the Indians tripling their ...



Back in the Day: Fairfield fast food timeline – Part 2: 1970-1979  Fairfield Daily Republic

Last November I wrote Part 1 of the Fairfield fast food timeline (http://bit.ly/FFFTIMELINE1). Most dates are precise, some are approximate and it's not meant to be ...



National Nurses Week 2019: Emergency care always Hervey’s focus  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — For NorthBay Medical Center emergency nurse Greg Hervey, the great thing about nursing is the myriad opportunities available in the profession ...



Armijo, Public Safety Academy celebrate academic achievements  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Armijo High School and the Public Safety Academy proudly took possession Wednesday of the banners that announced them as 2017 Gold ...



Teen killed after shootout near Fairfield high school  ABC10.com KXTV

Authorities say two teens were shot during what they're calling a "gun battle" near Armijo High School in Fairfield. A 16-year-old male was killed and an ...



Armijo graduates its Class of 2013  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Armijo High School's Class of 2013 has entered the world of adulthood, college and jobs. Its 500 students ended their stays Thursday in the ...



Prep softball: Bulldogs avenge loss, blast Armijo, 15-2  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Kasey Davis belted two home runs and drove in six runs, while Acacia Anders had five RBIs as the Vacaville High softball team avenged ...



Back in the Day: Fairfield fast food timeline – Part 1:1951-1970  Fairfield Daily Republic

I know what you're thinking: Who the heck cares about the history of fast food restaurants in Fairfield? Glad you asked. Fairfielder Gina Antonelli Conyers posted ...



Prep girls tennis: Armijo one step closer to MEL championship  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo Indians moved within one win of clinching the Monticello Empire League girls tennis title, posting a 7-2 victory over Rodriguez to push ...



Appreciating teachers of long ago  Fairfield Daily Republic

“If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They are society's heroes.” – Guy Kawasaki. May 2-6 is Teacher Appreciation Week. My first teacher ...



Salute to Veterans 2018: Nicanor Rios receives diploma 51 years after being drafted  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Nicanor Rios, a rifleman with the 196th Light Infantry Brigade, does not remember which of the firefights he was in during 1968 for which he ...



Carly Perales named new Heritage High School boys basketball coach  thepress.net

Carly Perales was hired earlier this year to fill Pat Cruickshank's physical education position at Heritage High School.



A place for veterans to call home: Habitat for Humanity, Community Action North Bay pair up for build  Fairfield Daily Republic

DIXON — The sound of hammers and power saws begin about 8 a.m. at least three mornings a week on South Jackson Street. A bevy of volunteers, including ...



Find respectful way to keep Armijo mascot  Fairfield Daily Republic

When I read about and watched the speakers at the Fairfield-Suisun School District board meeting calling for the “decolonization” of Armijo's Indians mascot, ...



Parents of homicide victims share experiences at Matt Garcia monument ceremony  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Students at the Matt Garcia Career and College Academy on Tuesday heard personal and sometimes graphic accounts of brutal killing in the ...



Highlights: Armijo Swimmer Qualified for CIF State Swimming Championships  Fairfield Daily Republic

Abby David, a Junior and Armijo High School, qualified for the CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships. The competition will be held at Clovis West High ...



Review: Missouri Street Theatre’s production of ‘Hair’ a hippie hit  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — I tuned in, turned on and dropped out last weekend at Missouri Street Theatre's production of “Hair.” Specifically, I tuned in to the “American Tribal ...



Back in the Day: Driver’s education, driver’s training, DMV driving test  Fairfield Daily Republic

It's funny the things you remember and the things you don't about stuff that happened 40 years ago. When I was a freshman at Armijo High School in 1978-79, ...



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