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November 25, 1999
Danette Goulet The 1940s were a tremendous time of growth for schools in the area. Not only were schools in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa popping at the seems with students, but Orange Coast Community College was born. During the mid-1940s, Supt. Everett Rea announced record enrollments year after year, and in 1946 voters faced the ever-present question of a school bond. "Enrollment of the Costa Mesa Elementary School has swelled to the 1,100 mark," Rea was quoted as saying in the Costa Mesa Globe Herald, as he advocated a bond issue to expand the schools.
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By Tom Ragan, tom.ragan@latimes.com | January 4, 2011
Nicolas Jaber is now a member of the jet set. The junior at Newport Harbor High School will serve on the California School Board Assn. as a student representative for its legislative committee. Translation: At 16, Jaber will occasionally fly to Sacramento to review legislation that affects school districts across the Golden State, including his own district, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District. "Basically, the legislative committee looks over legislation that affects schools throughout California and it lobbies either for it or against it on behalf of the school board association," Jaber said in a phone interview Tuesday.
NEWS
August 24, 2003
EDUCATION Harbor View Elementary to open one week late District officials announced Tuesday that Harbor View Elementary School in Newport Beach would start a week late. This prompted some parents to ask the district to move the student body to another campus since construction will also continue for the first few months of school. Supt. Robert Barbot said he didn't think that was necessary, but suggested concerned parents meet with an assistant superintendent to monitor the situation.
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By Jeremiah Dobruck | April 25, 2013
A UC Irvine fraternity is trying to distance itself from a member-produced video featuring a man in blackface. But UCI's Black Student Union says it's an example of racial insensitivity that is common on campus. This month, members of Lambda Theta Delta, a historically Asian-American fraternity, filmed four students lip-syncing to the Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z song "Suit and Tie. " The fraternity member portraying Jay-Z wears blackface throughout. OC Weekly first reported on the incident.
NEWS
November 3, 2000
DISTRICT'S BIGGEST CHALLENGES Planning for the unexpected increase in student numbers over the next decade is the biggest challenge, Kittredge said. "This includes appropriate land use, with strong public input and maximal use of existing resources. The district must be a good neighbor while at the same time expand the class offerings and meet the needs of business for a well-educated work force." The colleges were designed before the advent of computers, and the use of computers in many classes has put a strain on the space available, he added.
NEWS
By Tom Ragan | May 18, 2010
Two Newport-Mesa Unified schools scored a pair of “10” rankings each based on the state’s Academic Performance Index, and they were the only schools in the district to do so. Mariners Elementary School in Newport Beach and Early College High School in Costa Mesa were notified last week of their outstanding state rankings and measurements on the index, or API. It is a yardstick used to measure how well students in California are...
NEWS
August 30, 2008
Sage Hill School recently broke ground on an $18-million arts facility that will feature a theater, a film studio, state-of-the-art sound technology and more. The 31,000-square-foot facility, known as The Studio at Sage Hill, is scheduled to open in time for fall 2009. For those keeping track, that will be nine years after Sage Hill first opened its doors to students, and 11 years after founding Head of School Clint Wilkins began laying out plans for the nondenominational private school — on about 180 Post-it notes, which he stuck to the walls of a tiny office near John Wayne Airport.
NEWS
November 14, 2001
A canceled trip to New York because of the terrorist attacks has inspired a theatrical production by Ensign Intermediate School students. "The Spirit of America" will be performed on Friday and Saturday at Newport Harbor High School. The production is special because it was written, choreographed and produced by the students. The idea for the show was generated after an advanced choir from Ensign had to cancel its plans to visit New York City in the aftermath of the Sept.
NEWS
February 9, 2005
Ninth-grader Michelle Y. Ha and 11th-grader Alexander S.B. Ha of Newport Beach earned high honors at Phillips Exeter Academy for the fall term. They are the daughter and son, respectively, of Dr. K. Ha and Mrs. H. Moon. The academy, located in Exeter, N.H., is a coeducational, independent, preparatory school where the diverse student body comes from a wide variety of geographic, economic, racial and religious backgrounds. ... Cristina Guccione, a 2000 graduate of Corona del Mar High School, recently graduated from California State University, Sacramento, with a major in government and a minor in communications.
NEWS
April 24, 2003
INSIDE THE DISTRICT Here are some of the decisions coming out of Tuesday's school board meeting. SONORA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRESENTATION Parents, teachers, students and administrators at Sonora Elementary School in Costa Mesa shared their experiences and celebrated the school's diversity during a presentation to the school board. Christine Anderson, the principal at Sonora, shared with the board the school's academic accolades and highlighted the importance of its multicultural student body.
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