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By Joanna Clay | October 12, 2012
Laguna Beach Unified School District board candidates put their stances on the table at Thursday's forum at Top of the World Elementary. Incumbents pushed consistency and practicality, while newcomers argued they would bring a fresh perspective to the board. The forum was hosted by the League of Women's Voters and Laguna Beach PTA. Jan Vickers and William Landsiedel are the incumbents. Vickers, a former educator and artist, has served a combined 22 years on the board, starting in 1981.
NEWS
November 5, 2004
Suzie Harrison The race for the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education favored incumbents Jan Vickers and El Hathaway over first-time candidate Mark Itnyre. Election results showed strong support to re-elect Vickers who received 6,942 votes or 42% and Hathaway with 6,409 votes or 39.5%. Itnyre lagged with 2,893 votes or 17.8%. The League of Women Voters results indicate that education leadership is a priority in Laguna Beach.
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October 22, 2004
Jan Vickers is running to be re-elected to the Laguna Beach Unified School District's Board of Education. Vickers has lived in Laguna Beach since the late `60s and has an education background. She now serves as treasurer for the board on which she has been a member for 14 nonconsecutive terms. "My first job here [in Laguna] was teaching adult education in the district in the 70s," Vickers said. "Then for 11 years I was the preschool director for Laguna Methodist School."
NEWS
August 19, 2005
Demystifying technology is the mission of Victor Guthrie, the Laguna Beach Unified School District's new director of technology. Guthrie will help build the district's technology department at all four school sites to augment the current classroom instruction and will be available for computer maintenance. Guthrie will also focus on information security. While students today are familiar with a variety of technological devices, Guthrie hopes to take students beyond their current level, and to enhance their educational experience.
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October 22, 2004
EDITOR'S NOTE: Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The Coastline Pilot talked to El Hathaway, Jan Vickers and Mark Itnyre about who they are, and asked questions about the district and what they would bring to the job. The candidates answered the following questions: 1. What are the biggest issues facing the district? 2. Why should you be re-elected/elected? 3. What programs are in place that enhance the students' learning experience?
NEWS
December 19, 2003
Suzie Harrison At the Laguna Beach Unified School District's school board meeting Dec. 9, the presidential gavel was passed from Kathryn Turner to El Hathaway. Jan Vickers is now clerk, while Turner, Robert Whalen and Betsy Jenkins remain on the board. Members said they are a cohesive board and they share common goals to enhance learning for Laguna children. JAN VICKERS Vickers said that the board's goals are regularly examined to make sure everything is on par. "It's a nice thing to have a cooperative spirit," Vickers said.
NEWS
December 12, 2008
The following is from Tuesday?s meeting of the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education. ? Swearing-in Jan Vickers and Bill Landsiedel were sworn in to the board. Both were returned to the board in a non-contested election that was not placed before voters. Vickers has served on the board continuously since 2000 and previously held a seat from 1981 to 1987, and again from 1992 to 1996. Landsiedel had served a term that was vacated when the late K. Turner stepped down due to illness in 2006.
NEWS
October 31, 2008
On the Nov. 4 ballot for two open seats on the Laguna Beach Board of Education are Bill Landsiedel and board incumbent Jan Vickers, who face no opposition in the election. ? BILL LANDSIEDEL I served as a member of the Laguna Beach Board of Education in 2006, after being appointed to the board. As a condition of my appointment, I promised not to seek election in November 2006. Now that I have fulfilled that promise, I have decided to run for an open seat this year.
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By Candice Baker | May 30, 2008
Kids at El Morro Elementary School love snakes. After celebrating their Distinguished School status Friday, they participated in a beloved tradition, the snake, in which they wove in and out of each classroom, single-file. While in each room, they were able to observe what other classes were working on. Young students viewed their future classrooms, wide-eyed, while older kids reminisced. “I remember this classroom!” a second-grader cried, while entering their first-grade classroom.
NEWS
July 15, 2005
For the first time in recent memory, the Laguna Beach Little League Junior All Star team won a game at the District 55 All Star Tournament. Not only did they win that opener against Saddleback, 5-1, but they did it in convincing fashion too. However, their ride in the tournament came to a halt Monday as Northwood ran away with a 23-6, mercy-rule victory at Windrow Park in Irvine. That loss came on the heels of a 21-9 setback Saturday to host South Irvine.
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November 6, 2012
With all precincts reporting late Tuesday night, Planning Commissioner Bob Whalen and former City Councilman Steve Dicterow were the top vote-getters for the two open seats on the Laguna Beach City Council. According to data from the Orange County Registrar of Voters, at midnight Whalen led all five candidates with 4,583 votes, or 27.5%. Dicterow had 4,339 votes, or 26.1%. Council incumbents Verna Rollinger and Jane Egly were in third and fourth place, each with about 21% of the vote.
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By Joanna Clay | October 12, 2012
Laguna Beach Unified School District board candidates put their stances on the table at Thursday's forum at Top of the World Elementary. Incumbents pushed consistency and practicality, while newcomers argued they would bring a fresh perspective to the board. The forum was hosted by the League of Women's Voters and Laguna Beach PTA. Jan Vickers and William Landsiedel are the incumbents. Vickers, a former educator and artist, has served a combined 22 years on the board, starting in 1981.
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By Joanna Clay | September 20, 2012
Laguna Beach residents will make the choice Nov. 6 whether to keep familiar faces on the five-member Laguna Beach Unified school board or vote in favor of two newcomers. * The incumbents William Landsiedel and Jan Vickers are both hoping to keep their seats. Landsiedel has been with the board for four years and served a six-month term in 2006. "Everything is going great. I haven't heard a compelling need to change," Landsiedel, 62, said. "When you look at this record, from my perspective, it doesn't make any sense to change.
NEWS
December 12, 2008
The following is from Tuesday?s meeting of the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education. ? Swearing-in Jan Vickers and Bill Landsiedel were sworn in to the board. Both were returned to the board in a non-contested election that was not placed before voters. Vickers has served on the board continuously since 2000 and previously held a seat from 1981 to 1987, and again from 1992 to 1996. Landsiedel had served a term that was vacated when the late K. Turner stepped down due to illness in 2006.
NEWS
October 31, 2008
On the Nov. 4 ballot for two open seats on the Laguna Beach Board of Education are Bill Landsiedel and board incumbent Jan Vickers, who face no opposition in the election. ? BILL LANDSIEDEL I served as a member of the Laguna Beach Board of Education in 2006, after being appointed to the board. As a condition of my appointment, I promised not to seek election in November 2006. Now that I have fulfilled that promise, I have decided to run for an open seat this year.
NEWS
By Candice Baker | May 30, 2008
Kids at El Morro Elementary School love snakes. After celebrating their Distinguished School status Friday, they participated in a beloved tradition, the snake, in which they wove in and out of each classroom, single-file. While in each room, they were able to observe what other classes were working on. Young students viewed their future classrooms, wide-eyed, while older kids reminisced. “I remember this classroom!” a second-grader cried, while entering their first-grade classroom.
NEWS
August 19, 2005
Demystifying technology is the mission of Victor Guthrie, the Laguna Beach Unified School District's new director of technology. Guthrie will help build the district's technology department at all four school sites to augment the current classroom instruction and will be available for computer maintenance. Guthrie will also focus on information security. While students today are familiar with a variety of technological devices, Guthrie hopes to take students beyond their current level, and to enhance their educational experience.
NEWS
July 15, 2005
For the first time in recent memory, the Laguna Beach Little League Junior All Star team won a game at the District 55 All Star Tournament. Not only did they win that opener against Saddleback, 5-1, but they did it in convincing fashion too. However, their ride in the tournament came to a halt Monday as Northwood ran away with a 23-6, mercy-rule victory at Windrow Park in Irvine. That loss came on the heels of a 21-9 setback Saturday to host South Irvine.
NEWS
November 5, 2004
Suzie Harrison The race for the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education favored incumbents Jan Vickers and El Hathaway over first-time candidate Mark Itnyre. Election results showed strong support to re-elect Vickers who received 6,942 votes or 42% and Hathaway with 6,409 votes or 39.5%. Itnyre lagged with 2,893 votes or 17.8%. The League of Women Voters results indicate that education leadership is a priority in Laguna Beach.
NEWS
October 22, 2004
EDITOR'S NOTE: Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The Coastline Pilot talked to El Hathaway, Jan Vickers and Mark Itnyre about who they are, and asked questions about the district and what they would bring to the job. The candidates answered the following questions: 1. What are the biggest issues facing the district? 2. Why should you be re-elected/elected? 3. What programs are in place that enhance the students' learning experience?
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