Twin Rivers School Board Member Pleads ‘No Contest’

Former TRUSD board member Cortez Quinn, right, was ordered by a Sacramento County judge to serve eight months in jail Dec. 8 for botching a paternity test. Quinn is shown here with actor Danny Glover, left, at a fundraising in Del Paso Heights in May 2012.
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NORTH SACRAMENTO – In a Sacramento County courtroom Wednesday, Oct. 15, Twin Rivers Unified School District board member Cortez Ledon Quinn plead no contest for allegedly conspiring to submit a fraudulent paternity test. An admission of no contest has the same effect as a guilty plea. Before Judge Laurel D. White in Department 8, Quinn […]

Twin Rivers Trustee, Quin Makes Second Court Appearance

Cortez L. Quinn plead no contest Oct. 15 to one count of obstruction of justice and accepting gifts and loans from a former Twin Rivers Unified School District employee. He will be formally sentenced on Dec. 1. 
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SACRAMENTO – Cortez Quinn appeared in a Sacramento County Courtroom again on Tuesday afternoon, but he still did not enter a plea in a multi-felony and misdemeanor case that also includes conspiracy in an alleged fraudulent paternity test. Quinn appeared before the Sacramento Superior Court Judge Laurel D. White in Department 8 along with his […]

Twin Rivers Asks For Community Input During Superintendent Search

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SACRAMENTO – Twin Rivers Unified School District (TRUSD) parents, community members, students and employees are invited to participate in four community forums as the search for a new superintendent moves forward. The community forums are designed to get input about the kind of leadership qualities the TRUSD community would like to see in the next […]

It’s Never Too Early! Twin Rivers Hosts Annual College Fair

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SACRAMENTO – Twin Rivers families are invited to attend I’m College Bound — a FREE event hosted to help students of all grade levels prepare for attending the college of their dreams! Representatives from the Universities of California (UC), California State Universities (CSU), independent colleges, California community colleges and out-of-state colleges will be in attendance. […]

Twin Rivers Board Delays Announcement of Interim Superintendent

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SACRAMENTO – The Twin Rivers Board of Trustees will announce their choice of a new interim superintendent on Tuesday, September 4 at the regularly scheduled board meeting. The board interviewed candidates on August 29 and 30, but will not publicly announce its selection until it first negotiates a contract with their selection, Board President Cortez […]

Twin Rivers Seeks Public Input During Search For New Superintendent

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – In a step toward stability, the Twin Rivers Unified School District is looking to hire a new Superintendent and is seeking the public’s help. According the the district’s web site, the Superintendent’s Office is responsible for working closely with the district’s Board of Trustees, community, and staff to create and uphold district […]

Twin Rivers Voters May Get To Change Election Process

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SACRAMENTO – In 2007 Sacramento County residents who were once a part of the Rio Linda, North Sacramento, Del Paso and Grant Unified School Districts came together to unite under the Twin Rivers Unified School District Banner. Trustees were elected to represent seven trustee areas, but were selected by voters from throughout the entire district. […]