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February 3, 1999 | REGINA HONG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Three months after voters in the Buena Park School District passed the county's first school bond in more than two decades, another district hopes to replicate that success. Trustees of the Brea Olinda Unified School District agreed Tuesday to back a $27-million school bond to create new classrooms and modernize and renovate campuses. The June 8 bond measure is the first the district has pursued in several decades, officials said. Supt.
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August 18, 1998 | TINA NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Verifying that two separate cases of student cheating occurred at Brea Olinda High School in June, school administrators said they will review tonight disciplinary actions taken against some of the teenagers involved. The incidents involved a valedictorian who altered his overall English grade before graduation and a dozen incoming seniors who shared a stolen copy of an honors physics test.
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June 24, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Students and former colleagues of a Brea Olinda High School psychology teacher are hoping the school district will reverse a decision that has left Lesley B. Rodriguez jobless. The veteran teacher, who had retired in 1991 and returned as a part-time teacher a year and a half ago, is not coming back in the fall because Brea Olinda Unified School District administrators recently decided against renewing her contract.
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September 12, 1997 | J. J. POPE
The city's school board has appointed Pat Ahern, principal of Country Hills Elementary School, to the position of curriculum coordinator. She succeeds Linda MacDonnell, who left to accept a position in the County Department of Education. Ahern joined the Brea Olinda Unified School District in 1970 as a high school English teacher. She has been principal at Country Hills since 1993.
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August 24, 1997 | J.J. POPE
Students and teachers will return this fall to greatly improved access to the Internet and other computer technologies. "It's a significant wiring project," Assistant Supt. Peter Boothroyd said of the district's largest undertaking this summer. "It affects every classroom, every teacher and every kid." The $400,000 project was funded by federal grants and state lottery returns saved for the past two years, said Gary D. Goff, assistant superintendent.
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July 9, 1997 | LISA RICHARDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trustees of the Brea Olinda Unified School District on Tuesday selected businessman James R. "Budd" Reed to fill the seat of a member who resigned in June. The board chose Reed from six candidates to complete the 1 1/2 years remaining on the term of former trustee Carol L. Norum, board member Kenneth A. Kegel said. Reed, who is president and CEO of Standard Industries in La Mirada, particularly impressed the board with his professional background and community involvement, Kegel said.
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