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May 17, 1999
Recently, we asked how you handle news of grim or tragic events with your children. Most replied that the key is to talk. Parents as well as high school students sent some thoughtful responses: If grim or tragic news events are an important topic of conversation or a very interesting subject, I would bring them up in a regular conversation in the course of a day.
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June 6, 1999 | MARTIN HENDERSON, From Staff Reports
Valley View, known for its pitching, did it all in defeating defending champion Mater Dei, 5-0, Saturday night in the Southern Section Division I softball title game before about 2,200 at Mayfair Park in Lakewood. The Eagles got their typical outstanding pitching performance from Keira Goerl, who struck out seven, walked two and allowed only one hit. Goerl (23-1) retired the first 16 batters before surrendering a sixth-inning single to Casie Phillips.
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June 6, 1999 | MARTIN HENDERSON, From Staff Reports
Valley View, known for its pitching, did it all in defeating defending champion Mater Dei, 5-0, Saturday night in the Southern Section Division I softball title game before about 2,200 at Mayfair Park in Lakewood. The Eagles got their typical outstanding pitching performance from Keira Goerl, who struck out seven, walked two and allowed only one hit. Goerl (23-1) retired the first 16 batters before surrendering a sixth-inning single to Casie Phillips.
NEWS
May 17, 1999
Recently, we asked how you handle news of grim or tragic events with your children. Most replied that the key is to talk. Parents as well as high school students sent some thoughtful responses: If grim or tragic news events are an important topic of conversation or a very interesting subject, I would bring them up in a regular conversation in the course of a day.
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May 4, 1990 | MAJA RADEVICH
Twenty-three Simi Valley schoolteachers picketed in front of Valley View Junior High School on Thursday to protest proposed layoffs that would affect 32 temporary teachers, four librarians, seven nurses and 34 administrators. Faced with an $8.5-million shortfall in its proposed $76-million budget for 1990-91, the Simi Valley Unified School District has proposed the layoffs to help lower the deficit.
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October 8, 1995 | LISA BOWMAN
The Simi Valley Unified School District is offering a series of meetings to inform parents and students about plans to make a transition to four-year high schools and open a new magnet school next year. The school board voted last year to add freshmen to district high schools, close Sequoia Junior High School, and open a magnet school specializing in performing arts and technology on its site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1990
Teams from schools in Ventura County and the San Fernando Valley compete today in a test of knowledge of the Pacific Rim, with winners receiving a seven-day, all-expenses-paid trip to Hong Kong. Teams from Valley View Junior High School in Simi Valley, Reed Junior High School in North Hollywood and Heschel Day School in Northridge are among 10 Southern California schools selected to compete in the Ambassadors to Asia competition sponsored by Cathay Pacific Airways and The Times.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1990
Teams from San Fernando Valley and Ventura County schools were among five teams that won trips to Hong Kong on Thursday in an academic competition testing students' knowledge of Pacific Rim countries. Reed Junior High School in North Hollywood and Valley View Junior High School in Simi Valley finished among the top five in the finals of the Ambassadors to Asia contest, sponsored by Cathay Pacific Airways and The Times.
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December 19, 1994 | TRACY WILSON
A December hearing date for the American Civil Liberties Union's federal lawsuit against Simi Valley school officials has been postponed until Jan. 9, lawyers representing the school district said. Attorneys for both sides have suggested a Jan. 17 trial date, but U.S. District Court Judge Irving Hill has not set a date.
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November 28, 1991 | CAITLIN ROTHER
A caldron of oil left on the stove in a home economics classroom caught fire Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of about 1,050 students, authorities said. Ventura County firefighters responded to the 11:35 a.m. call at Valley View Junior High School in Simi Valley, fire and school officials said. By 11:49 a.m., firefighters had put out the blaze, but not before it caused $2,000 damage to the $500,000 building, and $500 damage to the classroom's contents, county fire spokeswoman Sam Meyer said.
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February 11, 1995 | TRACY WILSON
Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union and the Simi Valley school district will meet March 2 to discuss settling a federal lawsuit against the school district. The settlement hearing was ordered by U.S. District Judge Irving Hill, ACLU attorney Marvin Krakow said, "to see if there is a way to resolve this without a lawsuit."
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