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September 26, 1990 | JOHN PENNER
After a year that has seen a worsening budget crisis, the controversial departure of the superintendent and an exodus of other administrators and teachers, the Huntington Beach City School District is set for what promises to be a vigorously contested school board race. Seven candidates--three incumbents and four challengers--are vying for three seats in the Nov. 6 election.
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September 9, 2004 | Stanley Allison, Times Staff Writer
Setting the stage for selling a crucial piece of property to the state for inclusion in the environmentally sensitive Bolsa Chica Mesa, the Ocean View School District has declared 15 acres of the mesa it owns as surplus property. The school district, which has owned the land since 1966, had anticipated building an elementary school to accommodate a large development proposed for the mesa area.
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February 27, 1998 | NICK ANDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The high school board will meet Saturday to choose a temporary chief administrator after voting unanimously this week to oust Supt. Ronald G. Bennett for what was described only as a difference in management philosophy. The shake-up comes less than two years after Bennett, 55, took the helm of Huntington Beach Union High School District. Bennett is the second Orange County superintendent this year to part company with a school district.
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May 9, 2000 | Alex Murashko, (714) 966-5974
Westminster High School registrar Gwenn Hefley was named Classified Employee of the Year by the Huntington Beach School District recently. Hefley, who has worked for the district since 1982, served on many district committees, including those for disaster preparedness, crisis management and staff development.
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November 6, 1993 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 15-year-old high school sophomore faces expulsion and criminal charges for carrying a loaded gun and a knife on the campus of Ocean View High School, officials said Friday. The teen-ager, a student at Westminster High School whose name was not released because of his age, reportedly was meeting his girlfriend at the school Thursday afternoon when teachers stopped him and discovered the weapons.
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May 9, 2000 | Alex Murashko, (714) 966-5974
Westminster High School registrar Gwenn Hefley was named Classified Employee of the Year by the Huntington Beach School District recently. Hefley, who has worked for the district since 1982, served on many district committees, including those for disaster preparedness, crisis management and staff development.
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September 30, 1999 | Andrew Wainer, (714) 965-7172, Ext. 15
The Huntington Beach City School District has approved a resolution to issue a contract to Spectraturf Inc. to provide and install safety matting for four pieces of playground equipment at Huntington Seacliff Elementary School. The cost for the matting is $33,341, which was included in the district budget for the construction of the new school. Federal and state law requires that safety matting be installed under playground equipment, including slides, jungle gyms and other climbing equipment.
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March 9, 1990 | TONY MARCANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Teachers at a middle school in the Huntington Beach City School District are refusing to participate in extracurricular activities in hope of forcing district negotiators back to the bargaining table and settling a long and bitter contract dispute, union representatives said Wednesday. The slowdown, begun earlier this week at Isaac L.
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August 29, 1995 | BILL BILLITER
A decision on development proposals for a prime 11-acre parcel of school district property at Warner Avenue and North Golden West Street has been delayed until Sept. 19. Trustees of the Huntington Beach Union High School District, at a special weekend meeting, heard proposals from six developers for the district-owned land. The board decided, however, to delay a decision, Assistant Supt. Patricia Koch said.
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December 14, 1985 | Ray Perez \f7
The Huntington Beach Union High School District and its 700 teachers have tentatively agreed on a new contract, culminating 18 months of sometimes bitter negotiations, Supt. Marie Otto said in a statement Friday. The statement said the agreement was reached at 3 a.m. Thursday following a marathon bargaining session. The superintendent said terms of the agreement will not be released until the teachers and the board of trustees ratify the new proposal. A special board meeting was called for 7 p.
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September 30, 1999 | Andrew Wainer, (714) 965-7172, Ext. 15
The Huntington Beach City School District has approved a resolution to issue a contract to Spectraturf Inc. to provide and install safety matting for four pieces of playground equipment at Huntington Seacliff Elementary School. The cost for the matting is $33,341, which was included in the district budget for the construction of the new school. Federal and state law requires that safety matting be installed under playground equipment, including slides, jungle gyms and other climbing equipment.
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February 27, 1998 | NICK ANDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The high school board will meet Saturday to choose a temporary chief administrator after voting unanimously this week to oust Supt. Ronald G. Bennett for what was described only as a difference in management philosophy. The shake-up comes less than two years after Bennett, 55, took the helm of Huntington Beach Union High School District. Bennett is the second Orange County superintendent this year to part company with a school district.
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August 29, 1995 | BILL BILLITER
A decision on development proposals for a prime 11-acre parcel of school district property at Warner Avenue and North Golden West Street has been delayed until Sept. 19. Trustees of the Huntington Beach Union High School District, at a special weekend meeting, heard proposals from six developers for the district-owned land. The board decided, however, to delay a decision, Assistant Supt. Patricia Koch said.
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March 16, 1995 | BILL BILLITER
Despite pleas and protests from teachers and parents, trustees of the Huntington Beach Union High School District voted to cut about $600,000 from 1995-96 school expenses and to seek another $1.1 million reduction in pay or benefits given to employees. The district's overall budget for next year is about $78 million. The proposed pay or benefits cuts could only be effective if negotiated with employee unions.
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