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INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL'S Student Council holds up a sign as the school was named a California Model Continuation High School. Standing left to right are school Principal Alison Gennai, Jerry Chavez, Michael Ornelas and Associated Student Body Director Russ Hayden. Bottom row, left to right, is Crystal Floyd, Brandon Reece, Nicole Dredge and Deshawn Jones. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum


State praises Independence HS

The California Department of Education has awarded the prestigious designation of California Model Continuation High School to El Dorado Union High School District’s Independence High School, located in Diamond Springs. A total of 24 model continuation high schools were selected in the state for 2014, each school holding this distinction for three years. Since 2012, a total of 62 schools have received this distinction.

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