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A UCLA professor suggests that schools could cut bullying if they make sure students aren't isolated. Patch file photo.
Community April 5, 2014 at 07:36 am
Teri Felker April 5, 2014 at 09:30 am
The destruction of child rearing began with Dr. Spock .........and has continued in a downwardRead More spiral while picking up momentum as it continues down the slippery slope.
Ray Russell April 5, 2014 at 10:10 am
Schools need to clean up their acts first before they can do anything about bullying. Teachers andRead More school administers need to stop bullying students by suspending them for expressing their patriotism for this country or for playing like children. Then and only then can they begin to educate about equality and the reasons why bullying is wrong! Clean house first!
Ray Russell February 19, 2014 at 11:46 am
Vito, there is still some lead in gasoline. And for years there was substatual amounts. How aboutRead More all the wiring ? As a contaminate in most of the metals, plastics, oils, etc! Not much in each car but put all of them together it adds up to a very large source. And yes in batteries!
Vito Spago February 19, 2014 at 12:58 pm
But batteries and old cars are recycled. All parts are reused or disposed of in an environmentalRead More manner. I doubt if any of the fuel has lead in it anymore. It would poison the catalytic converters which are required to last for 100,000 miles to meet polution requirements. Also the solar project in Nevada has been found to kill birds by frying them. Perhaps Nguyen needs to do a study on this and get it shut down. http://wattsupwiththat.com/2014/02/13/the-2-2-billion-bird-scorching-solar-project-at-californias-ivanpah-plant/
Ray Russell February 20, 2014 at 10:54 am
Vito even with recycling of auto s there is waste and and contamination. Just go visit your localRead More auto recycle yard. As for car batteries, have you visited or at least driven past a recycle center? The waste and loss is very large as is the contamination! If birds are dumb enough to fly into slow rotating windmills or into the hot rays of reflected light as you have mentioned, they also may be too dumb to servive in the wild as well. The real studies should look at the overall population to check for reduction in overall numbers not by counting the dead birds at the sites where the dumb ones may be killed!
Chuco Townsend January 27, 2014 at 05:11 pm
Sounds like a cool little food truck meet up. Hope to check out a few myself when I visit CA. ChucoRead More (www.eatthestreethawaii.com)
Guests welcomed Superintendent Dr. Taylor during the event held on January 15. Shown: Diamond Bar High School Instructional Dean David Hong. Photo Credit: WVUSD
Vito Spago January 23, 2014 at 10:30 am
Wait a few years. They will be cursing this guy and buying out his contract as he isRead More uncerimoniously booted out the door.
During the broadcast, two students from each of the tree participating schools asked questions. Shown: Steven Sakamoto reading the question near the projection screen with teacher Alice Chen. Photo Credit: WVUSD
Vito Spago January 18, 2014 at 03:14 am
President Obama won a Peace Prize. These kids need to ask Tutu or Gbowee if they have ever killedRead More anyone especially children like Obama has.
alan haskvitz January 18, 2014 at 10:50 am
Vito, You do realize how the money for the Nobel prize was earned by Nobel. As for the article,Read More good going Suzanne Middle School students and Mrs. Chen. To put this together in such a short period of time is a tribute to the school's administration, and flexibility of its students and teachers.
Vito Spago January 18, 2014 at 11:37 am
Yep. The award was given by Nobel who invented dynamite. And the fact that the Nobel committeeRead More gave the award to Obama who has killed hundreds of Afghani civilians with drones, shows they will give the award to anyone.
Cal Poly Pomona
Vito Spago January 17, 2014 at 06:08 am
That is because this school specializes in STEM majors. You make much more money in STEM jobs.Read More Frankly, you should be going to UC Berkeley or Irvine, but this school is there for the rejects.
Vito Spago January 15, 2014 at 10:35 am
Classified employees typically are 'honored' by being laid off first. Thanks for nothing. TheyRead More should be honored for being the sucker employees of the school district.
Photo Credit: Mt. San Antonio College/HMC Architects
Melanie C. Johnson (Editor) January 3, 2014 at 09:48 pm
Michael - President Scroggins says in a presidential message to the Trustees posted on the Mt. SACRead More website that the school sold some bonds this past summer, part of which will be used to build a parking lot for 2,200 cars. I will track that and keep you posted on when that will get underway.
Concerned Parent January 4, 2014 at 08:36 am
It is a bit scary how the money spent on stadiums and not on education/academia, just like WalnutRead More High or DB High. Are we raising the smart people or athletes?
Michael January 4, 2014 at 08:51 am
Right, kids can't get the classes they need to get out in two years- no money for that, but plentyRead More of money for a "press box VIP room." Voters approved all this when they stupidly approved all those bonds, THEY are the real idiots.
Westhoff students lined up to make their donations to the Spark of Love toy drive. Shown with Teacher Kary Penzes. Photo Credit: WVUSD
Dave Zaccagnino December 15, 2013 at 03:45 am
Awwww, that's awesome!! Nice to hear/read stories about positivity for a change, especially thisRead More time of year. Way to go, kids!!!
Superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor swore in Walnut Valley’s newest Board Member, Y. Tony Torng, during the December 11 meeting. Photo Credit: WVUSD
Ray Russell December 13, 2013 at 10:24 am
Melanie, Vito is anti everything. I even think he's anti Vito at times! Keep up the good work andRead More learn to take his rants with a 10 lb. bag of salt like we try to do!
Melanie C. Johnson (Editor) December 13, 2013 at 10:39 am
Thanks Ray. I usually try to respond when people wonder or question in comments why Patch does orRead More doesn't do this or that. I figure they must be talking to me.
Vito Spago December 13, 2013 at 01:58 pm
Oh, Ray. Just chill. Read the article. These folks are going arthritic patting themselves onRead More the back. I think it might be the second coming, provided you do not count the person in the White House.
Dennis R. Paul Aquatic Center at Diamond Bar High School is unveiled. Dec. 11, 2013
Melanie C. Johnson (Editor) December 16, 2013 at 08:23 pm
Hi Concerned Parent. The bond money comes from property taxes of all residents in the district,Read More those in Walnut and Diamond Bar. That fact that it requires the increasing of taxes is the reason voters must approve it for it to move forward. If a resident lives in the Walnut area that serves Rowland Unified, they pay for the bond measure in Rowland Unified. If a resident lives in the area of Diamond Bar that serves Pomona Unified, those residents would pay for any bond measures approved for that district. Diamond Bar residents will be paying for any projects done in Walnut...the band building, school modifications...and Walnut residents will be paying for projects done in Diamond Bar. It's a district wide thing. I hope that helps to answer your questions.
Keith Murakami January 3, 2014 at 05:18 pm
Melanie: I don't have a problem seeing a portion of my property tax pay for the costs of theseRead More bonds for all the schools in the District just as long as the District is treating Walnut and Diamond Bar schools fairly and equitably. As a public service, could you request the District to provide a detailed breakdown of improvements and their related costs made to Chaparral Middle, Diamond Bar High, Suzanne Middle and Walnut High Schools, say in the last 10 - 15 years. This will alleviate any suspicion that I and some Walnut residents have, that the District is not fairly allocating funds raised from bonds to improve these schools fairly and equitably. Recently, Walnut residents are being asked to help pay for $58.4 million new facilities at Chaparral and Diamond Bar High, while Diamond Bar residents are only asked to help pay $13.5 million towards new facilities at Suzanne and Walnut High. That's a $44.9 million difference that Walnut residents are shouldering.
Lc April 3, 2014 at 11:21 pm
WHY are the residents of the north side of Diamond bar being punished to attend Pamona schools im soRead More very disappointed that my son would had to attend diamond ranch and the administration ... well lets not go there...I moved here because of the schools....
Math Teacher Denise Loera helped 7th graders as they explored computer programming. Photo Credit: WVUSD
Vito Spago December 11, 2013 at 12:46 pm
Wattage in insanely low. Wifi doesn't reach that far and the transmitter is not against yourRead More brain. A cell phone has to reach a mile or more and the transmitter is against your brain. Big difference.
Vito Spago December 11, 2013 at 05:36 pm
Interesting point. Still think kids have more risks, especially as teen, driving the familiyRead More automobile.
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