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December 11, 1996 | TINA NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The family of a former Huntington Beach developer presented a local school district Tuesday with $5 million for scholarships, a gift that officials said may be the largest donation of its type in Orange County. The Frank M. Doyle Foundation will make scholarships available to Huntington Beach Union High School students to continue their education, whether at a vocational school or an Ivy League university, Doyle's widow said.
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July 24, 1996 | ENRIQUE LAVIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A superintendent with a "strong student-centered philosophy" from a San Bernardino County school district Tuesday was named head of schools for the Huntington Beach Union High School District. Ron Bennett, 53, superintendent of the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District, will replace David Hagen, 51, who resigned in May to follow his wife to her new job in Pennsylvania. Bennett, who lives in Coto de Caza, won the unanimous approval of the trustees after a three-month nationwide search.
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June 11, 1996 | ENRIQUE LAVIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Young students broke into laughter after a classmate responded "si" instead of "naam" when asked for the word "yes" in the Arabic language. "I can't help it," the student said, "I've taken too many years of Spanish." A dozen students, most of them in high school, drilled themselves with basic conversation routines during their last day of instruction recently.
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June 9, 1996 | ENRIQUE LAVIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Young students broke out into laughter after a classmate responded si instead of naam for the word "yes" in the Arabic language. "I can't help it," the student said, "I've taken too many years of Spanish." A dozen students, seven of whom are in high school, drilled themselves with basic conversation routines during their last day of instruction Tuesday night.
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May 11, 1996 | LESLEY WRIGHT
David Hagen, the popular superintendent of the Huntington Beach Union High School District, has announced that he is resigning his post to follow his wife to her new job in Pennsylvania. "I know that I could not have pursued my professional goals without her support the past 27 years, and--although it is difficult to leave Huntington Beach--she deserves my support at this time in her career," Hagen said in a prepared statement.
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March 22, 1996 | BILL BILLITER and DEBRA CANO
Home Depot plans to build a large store on 10 acres of land at Golden West Street and Warner Avenue that the company has agreed to lease from Huntington Beach Union High School District, school officials confirmed this week. The land, formerly the site of an alternative school, is near the district's Ocean View High at Warner and Gothard Street. School officials said Home Depot will relocate athletic fields now on part of those 10 acres to other school property near Ocean View.
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March 6, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
A local company has given $400,000 in scholarship money to college-bound students at Los Amigos High School in Fountain Valley and to the Huntington Beach Union High School District. The donation from Kingston Technology Corp., a designer and manufacturer of computer memory modules, will benefit students who might otherwise face financial challenges in planning for college, school officials said.
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November 21, 1995 | BILL BILLITER
High school students are learning about the business end of the building industry by trying their hand at designing, advertising and marketing new homes. For the second year, local home builder Seacliff Partners/New Urban West Inc. is working with the Huntington Beach Union High School District to offer training to students in search of a business career, said Connie Young, a spokeswoman for Seacliff Partners/New Urban West.
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September 26, 1995 | BILL BILLITER
After months of negotiations, a new contract calling for a 2% pay raise for teachers and other employees in the Huntington Beach Union High School District has been tentatively agreed upon, officials announced. Officials for both the school district and the teachers' union Monday praised the contract. "I think our teachers are going to be happy with the package," said Jim Harlan, executive director of the District Educators Assn.
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