A two-and-a-half hour community workshop to discuss long-term fiscal planning for Ramona Unified School District ended with the promise that there will be more meetings.
“We thank you so much for being here, thank you so much for taking part of your Saturday to be here,” Bob Stoody, school board president said at the Aug. 17 morning meeting in the Olive Peirce Middle School performing arts center.
Students returning to Montecito Alternative High School for the 2013-14 school year may pick up their registration packets at the school through Friday, Aug. 16.
The school office at 720 Ninth St. is open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration packets must be completed and returned to the school office no later than Monday, Aug. 19.
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In her first Ramona Teachers Association report to the school board, Cori McDonald told trustees she is looking forward to communicating regularly with them and the superintendent, and that teachers are “happy to say goodbye to the past year of stress and move forward doing what we love — and that’s teaching the students of this community.”
McDonald, a Ramona High School algebra teacher, introduced herself as this year’s RTA president at the trustees’ July meeting, saying she also has taught at Olive Peirce Middle School and attended Ramona schools as a student.
News travels fast in a small town, so when people heard the new principal hired to replace Tony Newman at Ramona High School had once been a superintendent and was now a principal again, the question was why? The answer is simple.
Christopher King, Ph.D., started his career in education as a custodian in the Colorado school system while he worked his way through college. After earning his bachelor’s degree in English and his teaching
Adventurous and enthusiastic seem to describe the newest principal at Ramona Unified School District’s oldest elementary school.
Ramona Elementary Principal Daniel Paquette replaces Phyllis Munoz, who retired after nine years as the leader of the RE Mustangs.
In the latest administrative move at Ramona Unified School District, trustees selected Melissa “Missy” Cobian as Olive Peirce Middle School’s assistant principal, effective Aug. 5.
Cobian, the middle school’s librarian and technology leader since 1998, thanked the trustees for the opportunity and for their support at their special meeting Monday morning.
After 25 years in the Ramona Unified School District, Olive Peirce Middle School Principal Linda Solis retired, leaving what she refers to as “the best middle school in the inner-galactic planetary solar system” in the hands of her former teammate, Pauline Leavitt.
Priority seat selections for Ramona High’s annual football fundraiser, Friday Night Lights, are due before Aug. 9.
Reservations may be made with Joan “A.J.” Snelling at 760-518-3302 or firstname.lastname@example.org. She encourages reservations as soon as possible.
Ramona High School’s girls basketball program performed a community service when coaches and varsity players held a mini-camp and drop-in league in the school gym.
Participation in the four-day camp was free. And the girls even hosted a barbecue on the final night of the camp.
Greg Chick, one of the founding members of Friends of Ramona Unified Schools (FORUS) and owner of Ramona’s Plumber, was in the boys locker room at Ramona High School recently installing Vandalproof soap dispensers — at no cost to the school district.
The need for soap dispensers and soap in some student bathrooms in the Ramona Unified School District came to the attention of FORUS when teachers said they keep hand sanitizer in their classrooms because there sometimes is no soap in the student bathrooms. Reasons vary from students knocking soap dispensers off the wall or wasting all the soap in one use to a school just not having soap in a student restroom.