“I’m going to grab every opportunity I can succeed in life. And GATE is the way to do that.”
— Jamie Lam, a Wicklund School seventh-grader, on the advanced after-school classes offered to Gifted and Talented Education students in the Lammersville School District.
“Tracy always tries to ‘out-nice’ the other side. And it works.”
— Tracy High School senior Brooke McCarthy, on courtroom competition for the San Joaquin County mock trial trophy.
“And this is great, because we still have a war going, and there are people who go out to protect our freedoms while we go to the mall.”
— Marilyn Chorley of Military Moms of Tracy, on the Tracy City Council approving the hanging of banners in downtown Tracy that honor deployed Tracy service members.