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March 23, 1990 | AMY JOHNSON
Maximum class size of 12 students . . . class officers who organize strong activities . . . a 4-H club . . . Friday activities that attract the entire student body. . . . The stuff of any public school administrator's dream. But at Jordan Secondary Learning Center in Garden Grove, this dream is a reality. "The school itself is not different," said Bill Langan, Jordan Center principal. "It's different in the clients we're working with."
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March 23, 1990 | AMY JOHNSON
Maximum class size of 12 students . . . class officers who organize strong activities . . . a 4-H club . . . Friday activities that attract the entire student body. . . . The stuff of any public school administrator's dream. But at Jordan Secondary Learning Center in Garden Grove, this dream is a reality. "The school itself is not different," said Bill Langan, Jordan Center principal. "It's different in the clients we're working with."
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November 5, 1997 | CATHY WERBLIN
More than 450 students from 13 schools will participate in the Orange County Special Olympics volleyball tournament Friday at Jordan Secondary Learning Center. The 9 a.m.-to-1-p.m. tournament is a preliminary competition for the California Special Olympics. Jordan Secondary Learning Center is at 9915 Woodbury Road in Garden Grove. Information: (714) 663-6486.
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November 2, 1999 | Chris Ceballos, (714) 966-7440
The Orange County Special Olympics will be holding a volleyball tournament Friday at Jordan Secondary Learning Center. The tournament is a preliminary competition for the California Special Olympics and will include more than 265 students, ages 10 to young adult. The competition is from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 9915 Woodbury Road. Information: (714) 663-6486.
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June 13, 1996 | HOPE HAMASHIGE and LORI HAYCOX and DEBRA CANO
Bill Langan, principal of Jordan Elementary School and Jordan Secondary Learning Center, has been appointed director of special education and student services for the Garden Grove Unified School District. In his new position, Langan will oversee programs for the district's 4,200 special education students and direct health and child welfare services. He also will manage the district's discipline committee.
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May 16, 1992 | JON NALICK
Hundreds of disabled students from the Garden Grove Unified School District competed Friday in a day of races and other sports events as part of the district's 21st Annual Olympic Games. Students as young as 5 years old competed at the Bolsa Grande High School stadium, in sprints, relay races, standing long jump and softball throw. Students represented 11 district schools, including Loyal H. Barker, Dr. Merton E.
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November 16, 1996 | CATHY WERBLIN
More than 400 special education students from 12 Orange County schools gathered Friday at Jordan Secondary Learning Center in Garden Grove to compete in the Orange County Special Olympics' annual volleyball tournament. Matches among 33 teams of disabled youngsters narrowed the competition to three six-person squads competing today in the Southern California Special Olympics volleyball tournament in San Bernardino.
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November 13, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
About 300 disabled young people competed in the Orange County Special Olympics Volleyball Tournament in Garden Grove on Friday, one of the largest sporting events of the year for special education students. The students, ranging from 10 to 22 years of age with varying mental and physical disabilities, had an incentive to perform well: The top competitors were vying for spots on next year's statewide Special Olympic volleyball team.
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December 13, 1993
Four local people recently won Outstanding Contributions to Education awards from the Orange County Department of Education. Bonnie Weiss, a health clerk at John F. Kennedy High School in La Palma, has picked up many duties usually performed by a registered nurse since funding for school nurses was cut several years ago. She has worked in the Anaheim Union High School District for more than 15 years and received the Parent-Teacher-Student Assn. award.
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November 25, 1995 | SARAH KLEIN
With the help of the Special Olympics of Orange County, some local schools are fielding volleyball teams made up of disabled students and youngsters from mainstream programs--with benefits for both groups. "It is amazing," said Gayle Santiago, coach for a team of students from Jordan Secondary Learning Center and Donald S. Jordan Intermediate School in Garden Grove. "Things we had been trying to teach [the disabled students] for a while--bumps and spikes--just didn't sink in."
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March 23, 1985 | G. M. BUSH
It was Olympic fever all over again Friday when 20 medalists from the California Special Olympic Winter Games took to the ice at a Costa Mesa rink. With television's familiar musical theme of the Olympics ringing out through the Ice Capades Chalet, the Parade of Champions honorees were all smiles and glory, raising their arms in the familiar victory salute so common to U.S. athletes last summer.
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