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June 20, 1999
We salute the nearly 80 Ventura County high school students graduating as valedictorians this year and offer a special thumbs-up to the winners of The Times' annual high school journalism awards. With smart and passionate young leaders such as these, Ventura County can be confident of a bright future. The best news, laid out in a report in today's edition of The Times, is that most of this year's valedictorians say they want to remain or return here after college.
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April 22, 1992 | CAITLIN ROTHER
As fighter and bomber planes buzzed overhead, 26 high school students set off homemade missiles Tuesday in an attempt to hit a remote-controlled aircraft at Point Mugu Naval Air Weapons Station. But officials at the Science Challenge competition, in which 120 students from the Oxnard Union High and Conejo Valley school districts participated, said they were not teaching pupils war games.
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September 18, 1990 | MACK REED
A Camarillo High School teacher who is being tried on charges of making improper advances to his students was described by a prosecutor Monday as "a 40-something-year-old man going on 16." Deputy Dist. Atty. Kathleen O'Brien made her closing argument to jurors in the Ventura County Municipal Court trial of William Fisher, 42. Defense attorney George Eskin's closing argument was postponed until this morning after a juror became ill during a break in Monday's proceedings.
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April 28, 1992 | CARLOS V. LOZANO
Following the defeat of a $45-million school bond, the Oxnard High School District board of trustees will hold a study session this morning to discuss what options they have left to deal with overcrowding in the district. District officials were hoping to use money from the bond measure to build a seventh high school. But tax-weary voters rejected the measure in a special election April 14. Supt. Ian Kirkpatrick said the board will meet at 8 a.m. today to discuss what to do next.
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March 20, 1993 | MAIA DAVIS
The board of the Pleasant Valley Elementary School District has decided to call a community meeting to discuss how the district could annex Camarillo High School. The board voted 3 to 2 Thursday to hold a public meeting to present a report on how Pleasant Valley could unify with at least one local high school to become a kindergarten-through-12th-grade district. A date for the meeting has not yet been set.
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October 9, 1997 | FRED ALVAREZ
Rio Mesa High School counselor Betty Bright has been named certificated employee of the year at an awards ceremony to honor last year's top staff members in the Oxnard Union High School District. Two Camarillo High School employees were also honored. Fujiye Endo, a cafeteria worker, was named classified employee of the year, while teacher's aide Maria Carmen Partida was named para-educator of the year. The awards were handed out Tuesday at a reception in Oxnard.
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February 11, 1995 | BARBARA MURPHY
La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks has won the 12th Ventura County Mock Trial Competition and will move on to the state contest in Sacramento beginning March 31. Camarillo High School was the runner-up in the county competition, and finalists were Santa Paula, Thousand Oaks, Rio Mesa and Channel Islands high schools. The competition, held at the county Hall of Justice in Ventura, was the culmination of four months of intense preparation by 15 high school teams from throughout the county.
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March 10, 1996 | NICK GREEN
Correctly determining the nation's most populous state capital allowed a Camarillo High School team to win Geography Bowl VII on Saturday at Oxnard College. "We took first and second for the second year in a row," said Bill Miles, a social studies teacher at the school, which entered three teams in this year's tournament. It took 18 tiebreakers, he said, to separate the top two teams.
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April 3, 1987
A 15-year-old Camarillo boy is being held on suspicion of attempted murder after he tried to strangle his high school English teacher in her home, police said. The youth, whose name was withheld because of his age, is suspected of breaking into the home of Catherine Nichols, a Camarillo High School teacher, and attacking her with knotted shoelaces after she returned from school Wednesday afternoon, Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Paul Oechsle said.
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