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Solano Grand Jury reports analyze high school safety, conflict of interest policies in Fairfield  TheReporter.Com

Two separate Solano County Grand Jury reports, regarding concerns of school safety at Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District's high schools and a potential ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Press Release: FSUSD’s Citizens Bond Oversight Committee for Measure J Releases Annual Report  Fairfield Daily Republic

The Measure J Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee has released its 2018 annual report, and copies are now available for public review at the Fairfield-Suisun ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



‘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 ...



Don't let this happen to us as well  Napa Valley Register

Napa High alumni, I need your help. The "Not Your Mascot" people are at it, again. They tried to eliminate the Indian name from Armijo High School in 2015, but.



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 ...



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 ...



Event: FAIRFIELD CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY AND ARMIJO HIGH ART CLUB: YOUNG AT ART SERIES  Fairfield Daily Republic

The Fairfield Civic Center Library will be hosting a series of art programs this spring in collaboration with the Armijo High School Art Club. The next program ...



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: 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-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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Prep baseball: Big third innings lifts Armijo past Vanden, 4-3  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High baseball team did all of its scoring in the bottom of the third inning and made it stand up for a crucial 4-3 Monticello Empire ...



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 ...



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: 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The Other Side: Say goodbye to Armijo Indians  Fairfield Daily Republic

A special committee has voted 11-4 to recommend to the school board that Armijo High's mascot be changed from Indians to something else. As for the ...



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 ...



Health officials tie tuberculosis case to Armijo High  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Families of Armijo High School students with their own serious health conditions attended a press conference Thursday to hear what county ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



California school comes together at rescheduled football game after nearby shooting  USA TODAY High School Sports

Just four days after a nearby shooting, the high school football teams in California reconvened to pick up where they left off.



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 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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



More people to be tested for TB in Armijo High case  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Solano County Public Health officials on Wednesday will begin testing nearly 300 people who were identified as “close contacts” to a person ...



Indians retain trophy with 33-12 victory over Falcons  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The 53rd installment of the Rivalry With No Name between the Armijo High Indians and the Fairfield Falcons took place under the autumn sun ...



Fairfield-Suisun schools safer with new defibrillators installed  Fairfield Daily Republic

Medic Ambulance vice president Jimmy Pierson shows off a donated defibrillator, which was given to the Fairfied-Suisun School District, Monday, June 25, 2018 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Medic, Fairfield-Suisun district partner to install AEDs at school sites  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield-Suisun School District and Medic Ambulance *Service* Inc. are collaborating on a plan to install 18 Automated Electronic Defibrillators ...



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, ...



Teen killed, another injured in gun battle near Fairfield school  KCRA Sacramento

A deadly gun battle in downtown Fairfield forced a nearby high school to be locked down and then evacuated Friday evening, police said. The shooting ...



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 ...



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.



2 men wanted in Fairfield robbery, shooting  San Francisco Chronicle

Fairfield police are searching for two men wanted for a robbery that culminated in a shooting Saturday evening. The clash occurred at 8:41 p.m. in a restaurant ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



2 dead, 3 injured in shootings outside high school football games in 3 states  ABC News

A spate of shootings outside high school football games in three states on Friday night left two dead and at least three injured. The football season is just getting ...



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 ...



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.



Willis family, friends gather to bid farewell, remember slain teen  Fairfield Daily Republic

Emanuel Davis is consoled during the funeral of Ahmar Willis Jr. at Bethel Community Church in Fairfield, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Phoenix Spark Challenge issues call for Solano students to advance skills  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The Solano County Office of Education in partnership with Travis Air Force Base is once again launching the Phoenix Spark Challenge.



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 ...



Fairfield school officers deliver 72 dinners, dinner vouchers  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — School resource officers for the Fairfield Police Department, in partnership with Grocery Outlet, IHOP and the staffs of Armijo and Vanden high ...



Suspect In High School Band Instrument Thefts Turns Himself In  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — A teen wanted in connection with the theft of numerous musical instruments stolen during a burglary at Armijo High School in Fairfield ...



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 ...



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 ...



Political icon Tom Hannigan dies at 78  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Tom Hannigan, a former assemblyman and father of Solano County Supervisor Erin Hannigan, died Tuesday, his daughter announced in a post ...



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 ...



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 ...



Matt Garcia’s legacy flourishes a decade after the 22-year-old was shot, killed  Fairfield Daily Republic

Teresa and Raymond Courtemanche, Matt Garcia's mother and stepfather, stand next to a sign with Matt Garcia's picture at the Matt Garcia Career and College ...



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 ...



Young runners swarm Laurel Creek Park for Doug Butt Run  Fairfield Daily Republic

Children warm up before competing in the 42nd annual Doug Butt Run at Laurel Creek Park in Fairfield, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily ...



Back in the Day: Take my old-school Fairfield quiz and win a prize! Part 2  Fairfield Daily Republic

Thanks to all those who sent me their answers to the quiz. The winner will be announced Friday. The answers follow and I offer some comments as well. 1.



FSUSD English Learner Reclassification Celebration  Fairfield Daily Republic

The Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District is excited to announce its first ever, district wide English Learner Reclassification Celebration! On April 24, 2018 at ...



Police: Gun found on Sem Yeto student was loaded  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The handgun found Wednesday on a 16-year-old Sem Yeto student was loaded, the Fairfield police confirmed Thursday. The .40-caliber ...



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 ...



Hundreds fill Armijo gym in name of science  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Hundreds of students and their accompanying projects filled Armijo High School's E. Gary Vaughn Gymnasium to participate Friday in a science ...



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, ...



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, ...



Relay for Life battles cancer one step at a time  Fairfield Daily Republic

Shawheen Kennerson discusses her sister, Wanda Garrett's, journey undergoing cancer treatment during Relay for Life at Armijo High School in Fairfield, ...



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 ...



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