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January 14, 1995 | CATHERINE SAILLANT
The international leader of the St. Augustine order of Catholic priests will visit Ojai on Monday and Tuesday to meet with fellow clergyman and to celebrate Mass. Father Miguel Angel Orcasitas will attend a private luncheon today at Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai. He will say a public Mass at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Ojai, said Father John Pejza, a priest at Villanova. Orcasitas will also meet individually with members of the Augustinian Order at Villanova and at St.
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January 14, 1995 | CATHERINE SAILLANT
The international leader of the St. Augustine order of Catholic priests will visit Ojai on Monday and Tuesday to meet with fellow clergyman and to celebrate Mass. Father Miguel Angel Orcasitas will attend a private luncheon today at Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai. He will say a public Mass at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Ojai, said Father John Pejza, a priest at Villanova. Orcasitas will also meet individually with members of the Augustinian Order at Villanova and at St.
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November 7, 1990 | THIA BELL
Former Secretary of the Interior William P. Clark Jr. will return to his Ojai high school Thursday to dedicate a new gymnasium to be named in his honor. The 1949 graduate of Villanova Preparatory School is one of its most distinguished alumni and strongest supporters, school President Father John P. Pejza said. The Catholic school has 240 day and boarding students from around the world.
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November 7, 1990 | THIA BELL
Former Secretary of the Interior William P. Clark Jr. will return to his Ojai high school Thursday to dedicate a new gymnasium to be named in his honor. The 1949 graduate of Villanova Preparatory School is one of its most distinguished alumni and strongest supporters, school President Father John P. Pejza said. The Catholic school has 240 day and boarding students from around the world.
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November 26, 1987
Thirty-nine Ventura County high school seniors have been selected as semifinalists in the competition for 6,000 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $23 million, the National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced. They are among the 15,000 semifinalists who achieved outstanding scores on tests administered in 19,000 secondary schools across the U.S. More than 1 million students took the tests. The educational group also announced that Anthony K.
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June 23, 1998 | REGINA HONG
Former Ojai Unified School District Supt. Andrew C. Smidt will temporarily serve as headmaster at Villanova Preparatory School while the school conducts a national search for a permanent headmaster. Villanova is a Catholic high school in Ojai. Smidt left his position as superintendent in 1996. He will retire at the end of this month from a position as deputy superintendent of the Santa Barbara County education office. Smidt replaces Brother D.
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May 19, 1995 | CATHERINE SAILLANT
Thirty-six seniors will graduate from Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai on Saturday in commencement exercises on the school lawn, educators said Thursday. The Rev. Patrick J. Keane, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Ojai, will preside over the ceremony at the Catholic high school. Student speakers will be Alejandro Patchett and Kristin Mueller, both of Santa Barbara.
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May 27, 1995 | LISA M. BOWMAN
Congressman Elton Gallegly (R-Simi Valley) has appointed eight Ventura County students to attend U. S. military academies in the fall. The students were recommended by a panel of academy graduates. Appointed to the Air Force Academy were Daniel Hendrix, an Oxnard High School student; Clifford Torrijos, a Villanova Preparatory School student from Oxnard, and Jayme Carter, a Florida high school student from Camarillo.
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September 22, 1996
Five students at Villanova Preparatory School who took the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test last fall have been named as semifinalists in the scholarship program. The students are Michael Ferrante of Ojai, Alissa Irion of Santa Paula, Claire Luna of Camarillo, Shelley Rowland of Oak View and Nicholas Begley of Los Angeles.
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September 5, 2001 | Tina Dirmann
Investigators are searching for an arsonist who has set a series of vending machine fires at schools across Ventura County. Thousand Oaks High School administrators called fire officials after 11 of their machines were burned Monday night, said Sandi Wells, a Ventura County Fire Department spokeswoman. Similar fires were also set Monday night at Thousand Oaks' Colina Middle School and Westlake High School, Wells said.
NEWS
November 26, 1987
Thirty-nine Ventura County high school seniors have been selected as semifinalists in the competition for 6,000 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $23 million, the National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced. They are among the 15,000 semifinalists who achieved outstanding scores on tests administered in 19,000 secondary schools across the U.S. More than 1 million students took the tests. The educational group also announced that Anthony K.
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July 28, 1991 | MAIA DAVIS
More than 200 descendants of Dominick and Bridget McGrath, two of Ventura County's earliest settlers, converged Saturday at the family's first reunion in 13 years. On Friday, family members began arriving at Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai. The numbers were expected to swell to about 400 this morning, said Tom McGrath, 45, of Oxnard. Dominick and Bridget McGrath, who arrived in Ventura County from Ireland in 1876, started with a 5,000-acre ranch.
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November 11, 1990 | THIA BELL
The Ojai Valley Inn and Country Club will suffer great financial harm if the city rezones its property, its owners said. The city drafted the Maricopa Specific Plan to drastically cut commercial development allowed on 1,100 acres of public and private land surrounding Maricopa Avenue. The plan is proposed for adoption into the city's General Plan next year.
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