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June 5, 1985 | JAMES QUINN, Times Staff Writer
A proposal to raise property taxes to improve public schools in Thousand Oaks was overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday by absentee voters, but proponents expressed cautious optimism that Measure K might still pass. "We've always been a long shot anyway," said Conejo Unified School District board member Ellyn Wilkins. "So I'm not any more discouraged by these early returns than I was before the polls closed."
February 9, 2002
In an effort to speed up kindergarten sign-ups this year, the Conejo Unified School District will allow parents to pick up packets of registration forms two weeks early. Packets will include several forms parents usually fill out on registration day and will be available at each of the district's 20 elementary schools starting March 1.
November 26, 1992 | PSYCHE PASCUAL
Conejo Valley Unified School District Supt. William Seaver has announced his retirement after 36 years of teaching and school administration. The 62-year-old superintendent announced his retirement at a school board meeting Tuesday night in Thousand Oaks, board President William Henry Jr. said. Seaver could not be reached for comment Wednesday. But Henry said the superintendent's retirement came as no surprise to school board members.
January 24, 1995 | Jack Searles
The Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Conejo Valley Unified School District have joined forces to host "Principal for a Day." The event, scheduled March 21, is being sponsored by Amgen Inc. and GTE California. It is designed to involve business leaders with the education process by inviting company executives to spend a day with school principals in Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and nearby communities.
September 21, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
The Conejo Valley Unified School District will hold a college information night from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Thousand Oaks High School, 222 N. Moorpark Road. The event is open to students from outside the district. Information will be available from 6 to 8 p.m. in the school gym, and workshops will be offered from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 496-7491.
June 11, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
A veteran English and journalism instructor at Westlake High School has been named Ventura County Teacher of the Year. County education officials announced Monday that Caron Battaglia, a 24-year employee in the Conejo Valley Unified School District, had been selected. Battaglia, 50, was told of the award during a surprise ceremony in her classroom. She will now compete in the California State Teachers of the Year program, in which five winners are selected.
September 22, 2000 | ANNA GORMAN
The Conejo Valley Unified School District invites students and parents to its annual college information night Tuesday. The event will be held at Westlake High School, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, from 6 to 9 p.m. Students can meet with representatives from various colleges in the gym from 6 to 8 p.m. They can also attend workshops on financial aid, college admissions, applications and scholarships from 7 to 9 p.m. For information, call 495-7491.
July 27, 2001
Jerry C. Gross, a veteran school superintendent from Ventura County, has been appointed superintendent of the Saddleback Valley Unified School District, the Board of Education announced Thursday. Gross, 61, led the high-performing Conejo Valley Unified School District for eight years. He succeeds longtime Saddleback district chief Peter Hartman, who died earlier this year. The board will vote to confirm Gross' appointment at its Aug. 2 meeting. Salary negotiations are still underway.
August 27, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Conejo Valley Unified School District trustees next month will interview four candidates for an interim superintendent job. The person selected will lead the district while officials search for a permanent replacement for Supt. Jerry Gross, who left last month for the top job at a larger district in Orange County. Richard Simpson, an assistant superintendent who is filling the job for now, said the ideal candidate would be a superintendent who has retired but lives in the area.
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