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June 13, 2002
-- Jose Paul Corona Local firefighters earlier this month gave interested students a look at what it takes to become a firefighter or paramedic by visiting local schools. Firefighters made appearances at various career day programs in schools throughout Huntington Beach. Oak View Elementary School, Sowers Middle School and Marina High School were some of the schools that firefighters visited between May 30 and June 4. Firefighters told students about how they could start preparing for careers in firefighting or as paramedics.
NEWS
August 26, 2004
School gear giveaway set for Friday On Friday, incoming fifth-graders at Oak View Elementary School will be able to pick up free backpacks loaded with school supplies. The gear being donated by the Zonta Club of Newport Harbor, a women's group that works to benefit women and children, club member Barbara Sisson said. There will be 130 backpacks available, which will come loaded with paper, pencils, crayons and other items that can come in handy during the school year.
FEATURES
October 22, 2009
There will be more trick-or-treaters running around in full costume this Halloween, thanks to the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington Valley. The organization teamed up with toymaker JAKKS Pacific Inc.’s Halloween division to donate 1,000 costumes to Oak View Elementary School students. Kids were able to pick out their favorite costumes and, for some, their first. Kids could choose to be a beautiful Disney princess or a Power Ranger. Students could even dress up as the evil and slimy Davy Jones from “Pirates of the Caribbean.
FEATURES
September 17, 2009
The Huntington Beach Rotary Club helped more than 70 kids go back to school with confidence and school supplies. The club donated backpacks full of supplies to students from Oak View Elementary School on Aug. 25 and 26. They also donated backpacks full of school and basic supplies to a local youth shelter. ?It really gives them a nice, fresh start to the school year,? Rotary Club member Suzanne Beukema said. This is the second year the club has given away supplies, and it plans on making it an annual event, Beukema said.
NEWS
April 1, 2004
Recycling magic wows students Elementary school children in the Ocean View School District learned about the magic of recycling during a series of assemblies that ended March 26. Magician Timothy Wenk visited six Ocean View schools to perform his show, which mixes illusions with lessons on reusing paper and glass instead of throwing old items away. "He really explained all the ethics of recycling to the kids," said Karen Catabijan, principal of Oak View Elementary School.
NEWS
June 22, 2000
-- Angelique Flores ISSUE: BUDGET Vote: 5-0 Summary: The school board voted Tuesday night to accept the district's budget for next school year. The district anticipates revenue of nearly $41.2 million. Property taxes will cover a little more than $21 million, and the state will provide the rest. The budget includes repairs and modernization projects for the schools, and it will be revised throughout the year as changes are approved by the board, officials said.
NEWS
January 20, 2000
GAINS HONORING OUR VETERANS Mayor Guy Carrozzo is making good on his vow to honor veterans. Last week, bright red banners were hung in front of City Hall and along Brookhurst Street between Warner and Edinger avenues. They'll remain on display all year. OAK VIEW'S GUARDIAN Now almost halfway through her first year as Oak View Elementary School's liaison, Sherri Medrano has learned the ropes. "My job consists of being spontaneous," said Medrano, who took over the job in September after her great-aunt, Fran Andrade, retired after 30 years.
NEWS
October 31, 2002
HUNTINGTON BEACH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Ethel Dwyer Middle School 1502 Palm Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Phone: (714) 536-7507 www.dwyermiddleschool.com Grades: Sixth through eighth grade. Principal: Duane Cox John H. Eader Elementary School 9291 Banning Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646 Phone: (714) 962-2451 www.hbcsd.k12.ca.us/Eader/ Grades: Kindergarten through fifth grade. Principal: Dixie Arnold Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School 9682 Yellowstone Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92646 Phone: (714)
NEWS
October 25, 2001
"Affect not as some do that bookish ambition to be stored with books and have well-furnished libraries, yet keep their heads empty of knowledge; to desire to have many books, and never to use them, is like a child that will have a candle burning by him all the while he is sleeping." -- Henry Peacham, "The Compleat Gentleman" Ah, books. What would we do without them? Hopefully, we'll never know. But one thing we do know is many of the young children who attend the financially struggling Oak View Elementary School unfortunately don't know how or have a hard time reading them.
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By Anthony Clark Carpio | April 16, 2014
As soon as the turquoise base coat had dried on her foam egg, Magali Herrera carefully painted multicolored zigzag patterns. A few feet away, Carole Davis had a large grin on her face as she watched the 11-year-old girl perfecting her art at the Rodgers Seniors' Center in Huntington Beach. "Oh, look at that! That's fantastic," said Davis, who works at the senior center, as she waited for the paint on her own egg to dry. "I have to go copy some ideas from the kids. " Dozens of older adults and about 30 students from Oak View Elementary School gathered Monday for the second annual Egg Paint organized by Lake Forest resident Jack Knight.
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By Britney Barnes | March 25, 2010
Watching the fourth-grade students accept their maroon T-shirts with a handshake from their peers, Jose Rodriguez remembered when he went through the same ceremony ? and knows with certainty the path he would have gone down without that handshake. Gangs, drugs, bad grades. College would have been out of the picture. Yet now, Jose, a junior at Ocean View High School, is preparing to go to college ? to be a doctor, no less. It was eight years ago that Jose, along with 24 other students at Oak View Elementary School, were inducted into the El Viento Foundation.
FEATURES
By Britney Barnes | January 28, 2010
Pictures of monkeys, giraffes, a hippopotamus and exotic flora and fauna wowed the fifth-graders watching the video slide show in the dark, but it wasn’t until a photograph of an icy mountain came up that the whole room thrilled. Students, teachers and board members of El Viento came together Tuesday afternoon at Oak View Elementary School to welcome back fellow board member Joseph Chairez after he climbed a 19,300-foot mountain through five climatic zones for them. “Joe, we are here to celebrate your climb.
FEATURES
October 22, 2009
There will be more trick-or-treaters running around in full costume this Halloween, thanks to the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington Valley. The organization teamed up with toymaker JAKKS Pacific Inc.’s Halloween division to donate 1,000 costumes to Oak View Elementary School students. Kids were able to pick out their favorite costumes and, for some, their first. Kids could choose to be a beautiful Disney princess or a Power Ranger. Students could even dress up as the evil and slimy Davy Jones from “Pirates of the Caribbean.
FEATURES
September 17, 2009
The Huntington Beach Rotary Club helped more than 70 kids go back to school with confidence and school supplies. The club donated backpacks full of supplies to students from Oak View Elementary School on Aug. 25 and 26. They also donated backpacks full of school and basic supplies to a local youth shelter. ?It really gives them a nice, fresh start to the school year,? Rotary Club member Suzanne Beukema said. This is the second year the club has given away supplies, and it plans on making it an annual event, Beukema said.
NEWS
June 9, 2005
Andrew Edwards The streets of Oak View got a little cleaner recently after several neighborhood youths carrying bags, rakes and other tools prowled the sidewalks and blacktop looking for litter. The Saturday cleanup was part of the annual Oak View Pride Day, an event in which area youngsters go on a search-and-cleanup mission to keep trash out of the neighborhood. "There's no better way to show pride than to clean the community," said Elsa Greenfield, program director for Community Service Programs, Inc., a Santa Ana-based nonprofit that took the lead role organizing Saturday's event.
NEWS
February 3, 2005
Mike Sciacca There was no mistaking the voice -- that deep, soulful baritone. No, especially not once it bellowed out the famous line from the Star Wars movies, "May the force be with you!" Those were the first words spoken by acclaimed actor James Earl Jones as he addressed numerous city officials and an enthusiastic crowd that gathered Monday at the Huntington Beach Public Library. The library rolled out the red carpet to welcome the Tony-winning, Emmy- and Oscar-nominated actor, who came to Surf City to read to local youth and help bestow a generous grant to the Literary Volunteers of America-Huntington Beach Library.
NEWS
August 26, 2004
School gear giveaway set for Friday On Friday, incoming fifth-graders at Oak View Elementary School will be able to pick up free backpacks loaded with school supplies. The gear being donated by the Zonta Club of Newport Harbor, a women's group that works to benefit women and children, club member Barbara Sisson said. There will be 130 backpacks available, which will come loaded with paper, pencils, crayons and other items that can come in handy during the school year.
NEWS
April 1, 2004
Recycling magic wows students Elementary school children in the Ocean View School District learned about the magic of recycling during a series of assemblies that ended March 26. Magician Timothy Wenk visited six Ocean View schools to perform his show, which mixes illusions with lessons on reusing paper and glass instead of throwing old items away. "He really explained all the ethics of recycling to the kids," said Karen Catabijan, principal of Oak View Elementary School.
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