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April 30, 1991 | JOHN PENNER
Duane Dishno, who formerly spent a decade as a principal and administrator in the Huntington Beach City School District, was hired back Monday as the district's new superintendent. The school board voted unanimously to appoint Dishno, now superintendent of the Bonita Unified School District in La Verne, to the top school post. Dishno, 49, will take over July 1 from interim Supt. Gary Burgner, who assumed the job temporarily after Diana Peters resigned in August.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1991 | JOHN PENNER
Duane Dishno, who formerly spent a decade as a principal and administrator in the Huntington Beach City School District, was hired back Monday as the district's new superintendent. The school board voted unanimously to appoint Dishno, now superintendent of the Bonita Unified School District in La Verne, to the top school post. Dishno, 49, will take over July 1 from interim Supt. Gary Burgner, who assumed the job temporarily after Diana Peters resigned in August.
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August 14, 1988 | JEFFREY MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Lois Shade is questioning the validity of an agreement requiring a Glendora industrial plant next to a San Dimas school to move some of its operations in light of suggestions that the school be closed. Plato Products Inc. agreed in January to move its metal-plating operations out of its Glendora plant after noxious acetic acid fumes escaped through an open door at the plant, causing 100 children at Arma J. Shull School to become ill.
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August 14, 1988 | JEFFREY MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Lois Shade is questioning the validity of an agreement requiring a Glendora industrial plant next to a San Dimas school to move some of its operations in light of suggestions that the school be closed. Plato Products Inc. agreed in January to move its metal-plating operations out of its Glendora plant after noxious acetic acid fumes escaped through an open door at the plant, causing 100 children at Arma J. Shull School to become ill.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 18, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
The Huntington Beach City School District is searching for a new superintendent after Duane Dishno announced he will retire at the end of the school year. Dishno, who has headed the elementary school district for the last 10 years, will see his institution through a June 5 election for a $25-million school bond and then will begin "the next phase of my life." Ron Cooper, superintendent of the Fullerton School District, also recently announced his retirement.
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May 2, 1991
The superintendent of the Bonita Unified School District in the eastern San Gabriel Valley on Monday accepted a job as superintendent of the Huntington Beach City School District in Orange County. Duane Dishno, 49, is expected to resign formally at the May 11 Bonita school board meeting. He will remain as its superintendent until July 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 1997 | JENNIFER LEUER
Attendance boundary changes that would affect more than 640 students will be considered next week by Huntington Beach City School District board members. Trustees have expressed support for one of three scenarios presented by a parents boundary realignment committee. Under the plan, most of the students to be transferred would go to Peterson Elementary School, which the district has decided to reopen this fall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
City School District trustees voted this week to dedicate a new wing at Ethel Dwyer Middle School, when it is completed in 1995, in honor of longtime science teacher Mike Case. Case, 67, taught at Dwyer from 1958 until he took early retirement until 1988. He continued to work on Dwyer science programs as an independent contractor until 1991. He and his wife, Katie, who taught at Perry School, together have 60 years of teaching service in the district.
NEWS
August 11, 1988
An elementary school principal has been named interim superintendent of the El Monte Unified School District. Jeffrey Seymour, formerly the principal of the district's Columbia Elementary School, will serve as superintendent through June, 1989, or until a permanent replacement is found, according to Eva Campos of the district's business office.
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September 5, 1985
The El Monte City School District has adopted a $29.3-million budget for the 1985-86 school year, up from $26.8 million last year. About $21 million is expected to come from property taxes distributed by the state, and the rest will come from grants for special projects and programs, Supt. Duane Dishno said. The budget increase reflects an extra $900,000 in revenue from state and federal sources and a $1.5-million surplus from 1984. Dishno said about $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1992 | JOHN PENNER
The Huntington Beach City School District is seeking suggestions for what to name an elementary school that will be built. Supt. Duane Dishno said he will accept residents' ideas for the new school name at least through the end of May. The Board of Trustees is expected in June to name the new school, to be built in the heart of the massive Holly-Seacliff development. All of the district's schools are named after former district officials or prominent community members.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1994 | BILL BILLITER
The Huntington Beach City School District Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to oppose pending state legislation that would make it harder to expel unruly handicapped students. The trustees voted 5 to 0 at their meeting last week for a resolution that opposes any new law "which requires school districts to provide educational services to handicapped children after they are expelled, even when it is determined that the conduct was not a manifestation of the child's handicap."
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