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March 15, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
Fifteen La Vista High School students, working under the supervision of local artist Emigdio Vasquez Jr., recently completed a mural, "Educated Choices." Vasquez designed the mural, which is on a classroom wall facing the center of campus. The project was an effort of the Fullerton Museum Center and the high school to depict several positive paths students can take, and is intended to deter youths from violence, drinking and drugs.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
Fifteen La Vista High School students, working under the supervision of local artist Emigdio Vasquez Jr., recently completed a mural, "Educated Choices." Vasquez designed the mural, which is on a classroom wall facing the center of campus. The project was an effort of the Fullerton Museum Center and the high school to depict several positive paths students can take, and is intended to deter youths from violence, drinking and drugs.
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May 23, 1994 | JODI WILGOREN
La Vista High School in Fullerton was honored recently for having the outstanding high school Peer Assistance Leadership program in Orange County. La Vista, a continuation school, has had an active PAL program with students helping needy children celebrate Christmas, offering an Easter egg hunt at an elementary school, bringing retirement home residents Valentine's Day gifts, hosting a Mother's Day luncheon, and performing a play at a school district PAL conference.
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May 12, 1995 | MIMI KO
The principals of Troy and La Vista high schools said they will retire at the end of the school year, bringing to three the number of top-level vacancies at the Fullerton Joint Union High School District. Principals Jerry Atkin of Troy and Duane Clizbe of La Vista High School announced their retirements this week.
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January 11, 1993 | WILLSON CUMMER
The Fullerton Union High School District wants more students in its adult classes in English as a second language. There are now 17 sites--at schools, a civic center and a garage in La Habra--where more than 1,800 adults learn to speak, read and write English. The classes are free. The district could accommodate more students, said Duane Clizbe, principal of La Vista High School, who is in charge of the 12-year-old program.
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August 30, 1994 | MIMI KO
Eight Latino high school students will be traveling to Mexico next week to participate in a solidarity conference sponsored by the Mexican government's Children's Services.
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November 11, 1993 | WILLSON CUMMER
More than 200 teachers and school workers met Wednesday at Fullerton High School to talk with police, probation officers and county officials about gang prevention. "You are my eyes and ears," Fullerton Police Sgt. Joe Klein told the school workers. "When you hear kids talk about being afraid and threatened, you have to take that seriously." Klein said the city schools are sometimes the scene of gang violence that endangers students and disrupts education.
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July 13, 1993 | WILLSON CUMMER
Former Mayor Frances Wood has organized a public meeting Wednesday at police headquarters to discuss the gang situation in Fullerton and the success of an ongoing gang-intervention program. Police Sgt. Joe Klein will explain the Community United for Fullerton Safety program, which began last fall with state funding. The program joins the Police Department and city with schools and numerous county agencies to work against gang activity.
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May 13, 1993 | WILLSON CUMMER
Students joined with professional actors Wednesday to explore causes of drug abuse in a play performed by the Stop Gap theater group at La Vista Continuation High School. In the play, called "Under Pressure," four young actors told the story of Mark, the son of an abusive alcoholic. To escape home pressures, Mark turned to drugs, which his mother eventually discovered. The 30-minute formal play ended with Mark leaving home to seek refuge at his uncle's house.
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March 25, 1992 | BOB ELSTON
Although many Orange County school districts are girding for possible cuts in teaching and administrative jobs for the 1992-93 school year, the Fullerton Joint Union High School District has not sent out a single layoff notice, has recently raised salaries and boasts a virtually balanced budget. "We are on the right track," said Christine Hoffman, principal of Buena Park High School. "It is nice to work in a district . . .
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February 14, 2004
Today Lincoln: Mission San Juan Capistrano will honor the 16th president with reenactments and displays of documents signed by Lincoln. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $4-$6. Ortega Highway and Camino Capistrano. Information: (949) 234-1300. Walking Tour: The Orange County Historical Society will offer walking tours of Old Towne Orange at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m., as well as Sunday at 1 and 3 p.m. Tour begins at 201 E. Chapman Ave. in front of the antique mall. $5 donation.
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