Month: January 2016

Former NFL player and Edison graduate returns to present Chargers with “gold

On Jan. 27, Edison High School (EHS) alumnus and former NFL offensive lineman, Glenn Parker, presented the school with a Wilson Golden Football as a part of the Super Bowl 50 High School Honor Roll. This exclusive football is an honor bestowed only upon the high schools of NFL players and head coaches who once were or currently are on an active Super Bowl roster. The program was developed by the NFL to recognize schools and communities that have contributed to Super Bowl history and positively impacted the game of football. Even though Parker’s football career did not launch...

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Annual HBUHSD Classified Staff Development Day

On Jan. 25, the Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) took advantage of the non-student day and participated in the 27th Annual Professional Development Day. Early in the morning, classified employees met at Ocean View High School (OVHS) to be welcomed by Board of Trustees President, Duane Dishno, Personnel Commission Chairperson, Ms. Bonnie Bruce, and keynote speaker, U.S. Navy Seal and Huntington Beach High School (HBHS) alumnus, Chad Williams. Williams shared many stories about his road to becoming and serving as a U.S. Navy Seal – an accomplishment not many achieve. Throughout his speech, he circled back to...

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Susan Henry to serve as CSBA 2016 President-elect

Congratulations to our very own Board of Trustees member, Susan Henry, for being elected to serve as the 2016 President-elect for the California School Boards Association (CSBA). CSBA is a non-profit education association representing the elected officials who govern school districts and county offices of education.  In total, the association represents over 5,000 school board members and six million students throughout the state. According to CSBA, in Henry’s new position, she will, along with the other Executive Committee members, provide leadership to the association between meetings of the Delegate Assembly and Board of Directors. Additionally, the committee will serve...

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