Coffee with school board member
The Chino Valley school board will meet at 6 p.m. starting Thursday, Sept. 5. The board voted last month to move meetings up one hour earlier from the previous start time of 7 p.m. School board meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino.
School board member Christina Gagnier has announced the dates, but not the locations, of her next three informal meetings with community members. Community Coffees with Christina will be held Saturdays from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on Sept. 21, 10:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 12 and 10:30 to noon on Nov. 16.
The Measure G Citizens Oversight Committee will receive a report from district staff on school facilities projects at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. The meeting at 5130 Riverside Drive in Chino is open to the public.
The Chino Valley school board on Aug. 15 awarded an $83,000 bid to Moreno Brothers Distributing for bread products for the school district. Three bids had been received. The board also awarded a bid for fresh produce products in the amount of $83,000 to Loewy Enterprises dba Sunrise Produce.…
School resource officers and district staff will present information on drug abuse trends, social media, technology and mental health at a Parent Information Forum, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 28) at Chino High, 5472 Park Place. A light dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. and free childcar…
The Chino Valley school board on Aug. 15 approved the appointments of Gabriel Ramirez as assistant principal of Don Lugo High in Chino, Vanessa Freedman as assistant principal of Butterfield Ranch Elementary in Chino Hills, Linda Mackessy as assistant principal of Ayala High in Chino Hills a…
The Chino Valley school district is offering a free, six-week education program for parents and caregivers of children and teens who have symptoms of or have been diagnosed with a mental illness such as ADD, ADHD, anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.
Woodcrest Junior High in Ontario has been designated a Microsoft Showcase School for the second year in a row and is one of five school sites in California to receive this distinction.
The district will pay $25,200 to Emergency Management Safety Partners for consulting services to assist with the school district’s Comprehensive School Safety Plans and Emergency Management programs.
Claire Burris, a teacher at Rolling Ridge Elementary in Chino Hills, retired this month after 29 years of service to the Chino Valley Unified School District. Deborah Prough, a special education teacher at E.J. Marshall Elementary in Chino, retired in June after 15 years with the district.
The Chino Valley school district’s first Parent Information Forum of the 2019-20 school year will include information about drug abuse trends, social media, technology issues and mental health resources at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 in the multipurpose room at Chino High, 5472 Park Place.
During May, which is Mental Health Awareness month, the Champion puts the spotlight on how high school students are supporting their peers.
The school board awarded on May 2 a low bid contract of $187,400 to TSR Construction to expand the parking lot at Walnut Avenue Elementary in Chino. The work will begin in the next few weeks and is expected to be completed before school starts in mid-August.
Ayala High is hosting a Latin Jazz Dinner at 6 p.m. today (Saturday, May 18) with jazz ensembles from Ayala, Chino Hills and Rowland high schools, professional trumpet player Serafin Aguilar and a Latin dance instructor.
Students who represented Chino High on the San Bernardino County Student Advisory Panel during a recent presentation to county school board members and politicians on solutions to problems that affect local teens are shown, not in order, Vincent Hamby, Joselyn Ayala, Christina Gurule, Noah N…
Don Lugo High is seeking United States veterans of all military branches to be interviewed by junior year students at the school’s annual “We Remember Veterans” event on Wednesday, April 17.
The Chino Valley school district reported successful completion of a $38,470 contract by Premier Paving Inc. to fill cracks and resurface asphalt at the Chino Valley Adult School in Chino.
A Magnolia Junior High team placed second in the middle school division at the March 9 Odyssey of the Mind competition. Shown are Mia Mijares, Bella Navares, Dominic Alameda, Elena Rossen, Lily Monk, Joaquin Gaston, Coach Christina Rossen and Principal Matt McCain. The team will compete in t…
The school board was asked this month to review proposed student attendance calendars for the next three school years. For the 2020-21 school year the proposed start date is Aug. 10 and last day of school is May 27; for the 2021-22 school year, Aug. 9 is the proposed first day and May 26 is …
The school board approved the appointment of Doris Dickson Elementary principal Randal Buoncristiani as principal at Chino Hills High, effective Feb. 22. Current Chino Hills High principal Isabel Brenes was named director of human resources for the school district in November. Mrs. Brenes ha…
Sally Wachtel, a teacher at Cal Aero K-8 Preserve Academy, will retire on March 14 and Don Lugo science teacher Thomas Ciccone retired in February. Each had been employed for 16 years with the school district.
A parent workshop designed to improve collaboration during individual education plan (IEP) meetings for special education students will be held in two sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Chino Valley school district nurse Jenny Mott will lead a six-week series of classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 7 through March 14 for parents and guardians whose children exhibit behaviors that may interrupt learning.