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Newhall School District Officials To Host State Of The District Meeting

Santa Clarita Education News

Newhall School District officials are holding their biennial “State of the District” meeting for parents, staff and interested community members on Oct. 28, district officials announced Wednesday. The meeting allows attendees to gain an understanding of the “big picture” of the Newhall School District, with a variety of discussion topics and participation opportunities planned for the evening, according to a ...

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Valencia Valley Elementary Hosting Second Annual Car Show, Movie

Valencia Valley Elementary Hosting Second Annual Car Show, Movie

Valencia Valley Elementary School officials are gearing up for their second annual car show and movie on Friday, school officials announced Wednesday. The event features a variety of cars on display, several food trucks and an outdoor showing of the movie “Planes” on a big screen. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your ...

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Newhall School Superintendent Marc Winger Announces Retirement Plans

Newhall School Superintendent Marc Winger Announces Retirement Plans

Longtime Newhall School District Superintendent Marc Winger announced Friday his plan to retire in February, according to school district officials. Marc Winger told administrators, teachers and staff of his plans today in meetings, Winger said, of his plans to wrap up a 41-year career in education. Winger was named superintendent in 1997, it was a homecoming of sorts -- Winger was an elementary school teacher in the district for 10 years, starting in 1974.

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Newhall School District Looking At Moving Elections, Cumulative Voting

Newhall School District Looking At Moving Elections, Cumulative Voting

Newhall School District governing board members directed Superintendent Marc Winger to “investigate the process of initiating a change to cumulative voting and even-year elections in order to address potential concerns under the California Voting Rights Act,” an official said Tuesday. The election change was approved at the governing board’s meeting in response to the district’s monitoring of recent CVRA lawsuits in the area, according to district officials. The Newhall School District will change its elections “assuming recent settlement agreements initiating the transition to cumulative voting and even year elections are held to be legally valid,” according to officials.

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Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

The Castaic Union School District is looking at a pair of separate legal actions at a special board meeting Monday night, district officials said. A lawsuit against another school district and the potential for changing the election of the governing board are two items of discussion on the agenda. The meeting was called to formally approve the district’s Local Control Accountability Plan, a state-mandated spending plan the school district reviewed at a public hearing on Thursday. The district will also be adopting a general fund budget of $21.5 million.

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4 Santa Clarita Valley School Districts Sent Letters On Voting Rights Act

4 Santa Clarita Valley School Districts Sent Letters On Voting Rights Act

Four Santa Clarita Valley school districts, Newhall, Saugus Union, Castaic Union and Hart, were sent letters warning of California Voting Rights Act violation by a law firm Saturday. The letter was sent by the law firm Shenkman & Hughes, which represented two plaintiffs in three other similar Santa Clarita Valley lawsuits. The letters come days after the Santa Clarita Community College District disclosed the costliest Santa Clarita Valley settlement terms yet in three lawsuits over similar allegations.

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