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October 3, 1990
These are the candidates running for two seats on the Saddleback Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees in the Nov. 6 election.
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June 29, 2003 | Zeke Minaya, Times Staff Writer
The Saddleback Valley Unified School District's decision to allow parents to raise funds on a school-by-school basis to forestall increases in class size could lead to uneven teacher-student ratios districtwide and heavier teacher workloads at campuses that fail to raise enough money, according to district officials.
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April 28, 1990 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state has ordered the Saddleback Valley Unified School District to stop clearing and draining one of the last remaining natural wetlands in the growing South County or face possible criminal prosecution. The district allegedly violated state Fish and Game codes on March 27 when workers began clearing a marshy stretch of cattails and willows in a neighborhood of estate-sized homes in the Nellie Gail Ranch area, according to a state Department of Fish and Game report obtained by The Times.
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January 5, 2002 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police said Friday that they are investigating two school vandalism incidents in south Orange County to determine whether they were the work of two adults and a juvenile arrested on suspicion of trashing campuses in Capistrano Unified School District.
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October 23, 1996 | STEVE EMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate School, one class uses volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica as paperweights. Here, kids who want to use an encyclopedia turn on one of the school's 275 computers and connect to Britannica Online via the Internet. Finding information is as quick as typing in a keyword, and the articles, though somewhat abbreviated, are updated monthly. The question of whether the Internet has a place in schools is already settled, says Principal Robert W.
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March 13, 2000 | Alex Katz, (949) 574-4206
The city and the Saddleback Valley Unified School District will sponsor a trip for teenagers to inner-tube down snowy mountains and play miniature golf in Big Bear on March 25. To reserve a seat on the bus to the mountains, call the district before March 20 at (949) 768-0981, Ext. 3. The trip costs $35 per person.
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November 17, 1998 | Chris Ceballos, (949) 248-2155
High school students will soon be able to letter in roller hockey under a proposal expected to be approved tonight by Saddleback Valley Unified School District board members. Dozens of student athletes and parents have been packing board meetings in support of the proposal since the Irvine Unified School District approved roller hockey as a "club sport" in September. The board meets at 7 p.m. at 25631 Diseno Drive. Information: (949) 580-3330.
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July 27, 2001
A business relations specialist for the Saddleback Valley Unified School District has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and a discriminatory and hostile working environment that led to her demotion from public information officer. In a suit filed in Superior Court this week, Susan Wilson alleges that William Manahan, then-assistant superintendent, began sexually harassing her in 1999.
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July 27, 2001
Jerry C. Gross, a veteran school superintendent from Ventura County, has been appointed superintendent of the Saddleback Valley Unified School District, the Board of Education announced Thursday. Gross, 61, led the high-performing Conejo Valley Unified School District for eight years. He succeeds longtime Saddleback district chief Peter Hartman, who died earlier this year. The board will vote to confirm Gross' appointment at its Aug. 2 meeting. Salary negotiations are still underway.
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July 27, 2001 | From Times Staff Writers
Jerry C. Gross, a veteran school superintendent from Ventura County, has been appointed superintendent of the Saddleback Valley Unified School District, the Board of Education announced Thursday. Gross, 61, led the high-performing Conejo Valley Unified School District for eight years. He succeeds longtime Saddleback district chief Peter Hartman, who died Jan. 20. The board will vote to confirm Gross' appointment at its Aug. 2 meeting. Salary negotiations are still underway.
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July 27, 2001 | From Times Staff Writers
A business-relations specialist for the Saddleback Valley Unified School District has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and a discriminatory and hostile working environment that led to her demotion from public-information officer. In a suit filed in Superior Court this week, Susan Wilson alleges that then-assistant Supt.
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July 21, 2001 | DENNIS McLELLAN and JENIFER RAGLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A veteran schools superintendent from Ventura County is the finalist to lead the Saddleback Valley Unified School District. Jerry Gross, 61, the well-regarded superintendent of the high-performing Conejo Valley Unified School District, is expected to be named to the spot after the Saddleback board visits his current school district next week and negotiates a salary. Saddleback board member Nancy W.
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June 28, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A California affiliate of Focus on the Family, a conservative Christian group, held a 30-person protest Wednesday outside the Saddleback Valley Unified School District headquarters, decrying the district's decision to ban service clubs to avoid recognizing a Christian group. Earlier this month, the district announced that it would no longer recognize 29 service clubs at four high schools.
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June 28, 2001 | JESSICA GARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A California affiliate of Focus on the Family, a conservative Christian group, held a protest Wednesday outside the Saddleback Valley Unified School District headquarters, decrying the district's decision to ban service clubs in order to avoid recognizing a Christian group. "It's outrageous," said state Sen. Bill Morrow (R-Oceanside), who called on school board members to reverse the decision or step down.
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June 15, 2001 | JESSICA GARRISON and TINA BORGATTA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
To avoid having to recognize a Christian club at Mission Viejo High School, the Saddleback Unified School District this week said it will no longer endorse social and public service clubs. The new policy affects four south Orange County high schools and 29 student organizations, from the Girl's League to Students for Environmental Action.
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