February 28, 1985
Three schools in the Garvey School District have received $32,000 in state funding for development of high-tech instructional programs. The funds for Garvey and Fern intermediate schools and Emerson Elementary School will be used to purchase videotape and computer equipment for the program to improve students' language skills.
July 30, 1992
Bernie Tooksberry, general manager of Durham Transportation's terminal in Rosemead, which provides student transportation to school districts in the San Gabriel Valley, has received the Golden Merit Award from the National School Transportation Assn. for dedication to the safe transportation of schoolchildren. Tooksberry was honored for his excellence in service, safety programs and community responsibility.
August 10, 1989
Roger Temple, popular superintendent of the Garvey School District, was remembered by friends and colleagues this week as a compassionate man and a crucial unifying force for the once-divided district. Temple, a San Gabriel resident who began working for the district in 1966 and became superintendent a year ago, died of a brain tumor Sunday. He was 51.
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May 14, 1986 |
Barney Davis, administrator of business services in the city's school district, will become the district superintendent in September. The school board earlier this month chose Davis to succeed Don Stuckey, who will retire in the fall after a 33-year career with the district. Davis received his bachelor's degree from Pepperdine University and his master's degree from USC.
December 10, 1992
The Garvey School District will fill by appointment the vacancy on the Board of Education created when Diane Martinez was elected to the Assembly in the 49th District. Appointment, rather than a special election, to fill the term that expires next November will save the district $42,000, officials said. Prospective appointees must be at least 18, a registered voter and a resident of the district, which serves portions of Rosemead, San Gabriel and Monterey Park.
March 5, 1992
A Los Angeles sales office of AT&T is donating money and employee volunteers to the Garvey School District to help boost student academic achievement and physical fitness. AT&T has donated $2,000 for equipment for the district's physical education program. Twenty employees of the company's Majors Branch for Business Network Sales will be mentors, classroom aides, guest readers and counselors for students at high risk of becoming dropouts.