Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero Unified School District’




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Atascadero teen sentenced to year in jail for 9/11 stunt

An Atascadero teen has received a one-year jail sentence for a stunt that brought the bomb squad out to San Gabriel Elementary School and shut down the campus for two weeks. Bret Stephen Landen, 18, carried out the stunt on... (Continue reading)

Atascadero prank suspect drops out of Cuesta College

The 18-year-old man accused of an elaborate prank that shut down an Atascadero elementary school has dropped out of Cuesta College. Bret Stephen Landen, 18, stopped taking classes at the community college after his enrollment became the focus of a... (Continue reading)

Whooping cough reported at Atascadero Junior High School

Atascadero Unified School District officials are warning parents about an Atascadero Junior High School student who has been diagnosed with whooping cough. “Pertussis is a serious disease that can be passed easily from person to person,” the warning letter says.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero car thief flees to elementary school

An intoxicated car thief fled authorities onto the campus of an Atascadero elementary school on Monday, according to the city’s police department. The elementary school, as well as a neighboring continuation high school went into lockdown. Around 12:18 p.m., Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Teen arrested for fake WMD at San Gabriel Elementary

Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Atascadero boy who they say placed a fake weapon of mass destruction at San Gabriel Elementary School. Police say the teen acted alone. On Sept. 11, the San Luis Obispo County bomb squad removed a... (Continue reading)

San Gabriel Elementary to reopen Monday

San Gabriel Elementary School will reopen Monday, a little more than two weeks after closing due to the appearance of dangerous chemicals and threatening letters. On Sept. 11, the San Luis Obispo County bomb squad removed a suspicious jar from... (Continue reading)

Dangerous chemicals left on Atascadero school playground

The object left on the San Gabriel Elementary School playground Friday contained dangerous chemicals, according to an Atascadero Unified School District press release. The elementary school has been closed indefinitely as law enforcement agencies look into multiple threats made late... (Continue reading)

Fire delays Santa Margarita Elementary School opening day

Classes at Santa Margarita Elementary School will not start on Wednesday as previously planned, the Atascadero Unified School District announced Tuesday. Approximately 1,000 firefighters are battling a blaze burning on the southwest side of the town. The last estimate, on... (Continue reading)

Atascadero superintendent retiring

The superintendent of the Atascadero Unified School District is retiring this month after four years on the job. [Tribune] Deborah Bowers will retire on June 30. As superintendent, she oversees the education of more than 4,700 students and the operation... (Continue reading)

Backyard target practice prompted shutdown of Atascadero area

An early morning target practice session led to the closure of an Atascadero neighborhood and the arrest of two residents Wednesday. Shortly before 3:30 a.m., Atascadero police responded to calls of shots fired in the 11000 block of Halcon Road... (Continue reading)



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