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  • Logo of Chino Valley Unified School District  

    Maintaining Excellence

    in Chino Valley Schools

    Frequently Asked Questions about Measure G

     

    Q:        What is Measure G?

    A:         On August 4, 2016 the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to place Measure G, the Chino Valley Unified School District Student Achievement, Repair and Safety Measure on the November 2016 ballot.  Measure G will make urgent and basic repairs to our aging schools, improve technology, and classrooms to help us to maintain the high level of academic excellence our schools provide.

     

    Q:        Why was Measure G placed on the ballot?

    A:         We are proud of our award-winning schools which significantly outperform the County and state average. Our teachers have been recognized as educators of the year on the County and the state levels. But most of our schools were literally built decades ago, with some built in the 1950s, and need basic health and safety improvements. If approved by voters, Measure G will provide the basic improvements our schools need.

     

    Q:        Will Measure G help improve education in our schools?

    A:         Yes. Full-service elementary and junior high schools are essential to meet children’s basic social, emotional and academic needs.  If approved by voters, Measure G will provide repaired and safe space for before- and after-school tutoring, computer, math and science labs, the arts and physical education, ensuring students and their families get the support they need to succeed.

     

    Q:        Will Measure G help local students prepare for jobs and careers?

    A:         Yes. Many students take part in our career education programs that train them for jobs in health care, computer science, and law enforcement. If approved by voters, Measure G will upgrade and expand classrooms and equipment necessary for quality job training opportunities, allowing students who do not go to college to acquire real-world skills and compete for good jobs when they graduate. 

     

    Q:        What basic school repair needs will Measure G address?

    A:         Our decades-old schools require basic improvements. Many have had past problems with lead found in the water of school drinking fountains and faucets. If approved by voters, Measure G will replace rusty, corroded pipes and old plumbing to continue to ensure safe, clean drinking water for students. Other health and safety improvements that Measure G was crafted to address include removing asbestos, lead paint and other hazardous substances, updating fire safety, repairing deteriorating classrooms and fixing leaky roofs.

     

    Q:        What priorities for our schools will be addressed by Measure G?

    A:         Residents believe strong communities and strong schools go hand-in-hand, with improvements to neighborhood schools strengthening local property values. Top priorities included in Measure G for our schools include:

    • Retaining and attracting quality teachers
    • Ensuring safe drinking water
    • Removing lead from drinking fountains and faucets
    • Repairing leaky roofs
    • Removing asbestos and lead paint
    • Replacing deteriorating, rusty pipes
    • Provide competitive, 21st century learning

     

    The full text of measure G, including project list, can be found online. Please click here to read the full text of the Chino Valley USD Ballot Measure.

     

    Q:        How much does Measure G cost?

    A:         Measure G is a $750 million education bond that will create a dedicated source of local funds to repair and upgrade our own neighborhood schools. Measure G will cost approximately $60.00 per $100,000 of assessed, not market, property value.

     

    Q:        When is the election?

    A:         Election Day is November 8, 2016.  The last day to register to vote is October 24, 2016.

     

    Q:        How can I get more information?

    A:         To learn more about Measure G or to request a factual community presentation, visit our website www.chino.k12.ca.us  or contact Julie Gobin at (909) 628-1201, ext. 1616 or julie_gobin@chino.k12.ca.us.


     

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  • Photo of dozens of teachers training in the Chino Hills High multi-purpose room Chino Hills High teachers use training time to focus on instructional collaboration

    Chino Hills High teachers dedicated their professional learning day on Sept. 21 to evaluating their Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), the time they collaborate to focus on student learning.

    For the complete story, click here.


     

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  • Photo of approximately nine Chino High Band members in uniform and with brass instruments. Chino High Band wins Grand Championship at L.A. County Fair competition; Don Lugo High Band takes third

    Chino High 77th Cavalry Marching Band and Pageantry took first place in the Los Angeles County Fair High School Marching Band Competition on Sept. 23, winning $10,000.

    Don Antonio Lugo High Marching Band of Chino took third place in the Class B of the competition, earning a $500 prize.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Photo of Ayala High English teacher Alexis King Ayala High’s Alexis King named one of four 2016 County Teachers of the Year

    Ayala High English teacher Alexis King grew up in a family of teachers, so early on she learned to love the idea of inspiring young minds.

    After seven years in the field, she has been named one of four San Bernardino County Teachers of the Year who will be honored at a ceremony on October 3 in San Bernardino.

    For the complte story, click here.


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  • SAT college admissions test logo SAT to be offered

    free October 19

    All Chino Valley Unified School District high school seniors will have the opportunity to take the SAT college admissions test free on Oct. 19 at their school sites.

    The District is paying for the cost of the test and pre-registered the seniors.

    Please make sure your child takes advantage of this great opportunity.

    Click on the following link to see a video about the SAT.

    https://youtu.be/5_8HeGnQF-4


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  • Art that says College Fair, with College spelled out with pennants Looking Ahead to College?

    Chino Valley Unified School District’s annual District-Wide College Fair will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 3 in the Avalanche Large Gym at Chino Hills High, 16150 Pomona Rincon Road.

    Representatives from more than 60 community colleges, universities, private colleges, and branches of the military will be in attendance.

    All students and parents are invited to the College Fair.

    Click here to see the College Fair flyer.


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  • Chino Hills High's Health Sciences Academy logo CHHS Health Sciences Academy publishes

    September edition of

    its online newspaper

    Chino Hills High’s Health Sciences Academy has changed the name of its online newspaper to HSA Times.

    It was previously known as the HSA Husky Howler: Student Edition, but the name was changed to eliminate confusion with the school’s newspaper, the Husky Howler.

    The September edition of the HSA Times includes stories about the name change, the academy’s banquet, field trips to the Los Angeles Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Norco College, a grant the HSA newspaper received from the California Press Foundation, and an update on an academy alumna.

    Click here to see the newspaper.


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  • Illustration of three students with graduation caps with the words Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow. Attendance Works. September is Attendance Awareness Month

    Good attendance helps children do well in school and eventually the workplace.

    Good attendance matters for school success, starting as early as prekindergarten and throughout elementary school.

    By junior high and high school, poor attendance is a leading indicator of dropout.

    Developing the habit of attendance prepares students for success on the job and in life.

    To learn more about what you can do to improve student attendance, visit: http://www.attendanceworks.org/


     

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  • The word future circled on a dictionary page CVUSD Board of Education approves Long Range Facilities Master Plan

    More than $1 billion in school construction projects have been identified in the Long Range Facilities Master Plan approved by the Chino Valley Unified School District Board of Education at its June 30 meeting.

    To see the complete story, click here.

    To see the PowerPoint presentation from the June 16, 2016 Board of Education meeting on the 2016 Long Range Facilities Master Plan, click here.

    To see the 2016 Long Range Facilities Master Plan, click here. (Download may take a few minutes)


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  • Odyssey of the Mind logo of a probile of a face with a plant growing inside Interested in Odyssey of

    the Mind competition?

    Two meetings are available in September for parents who want more information on the Odyssey of the Mind creative challenge competition for students.

    Meetings are planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22 or Tuesday, September 27.

    Both meetings will be held in the Liberty Elementary School multi-purpose room at 2730 South Bon View Ave., Ontario (between Riverside Drive and Walnut Avenue).

    There will also be a training from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15 in the Liberty Elementary multi-purpose room for adults interested in volunteering as Odyssey of the Mind coaches.

    Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem solving competition for students of all ages. Teams of students select a problem, create a solution and then present their solution in a competition against other teams working on the same problem and in the same division, which is determined by grade level.


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  • Illustration of six parents sitting at a round table, talking to one another Support group for parents of students with special needs

    to meet September 22

    Chino Valley Unified School District’s Family Engagement Center will offer a Parents as Partners support group for parents of students with special needs 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. and again 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22.

    The Family Engagement Center is located in room 25 at the Chino Valley Adult School campus, 12970 Third St., Chino.

    Future dates for Parents as Partners are October 13 and November 8 at the same time and place.

    For registration and more information about the September 22 meeting, click here.


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  • Logo for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress CVUSD students outperform state in second year of test

    Chino Valley Unified School District students overall outperformed the state in every grade level tested on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium last spring.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Helping Our People Everyday (HOPE) Family Resource Center logo of heart shape with two hands clasping inside Donations needed for HOPE Family Resource Centers

    Chino Valley Unified School District’s HOPE Family Resource Centers and its CARE Closet program have assisted more than 300 students since July with backpacks and hygiene items, but the centers now need help from the community.

    CVUSD families who are in crisis or have great need are assisted at the centers by case managers who provide referrals and services, including emergency hygiene supplies.

    Family Resource Center staff members are currently seeking 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, deodorant for men and women, toothpaste and toothbrushes, razors for men and women, and smaller bottles of laundry detergent.

    Donations can be dropped off at the HOPE Family Resource Center on the campus of the Adult School, 12970 Third Street, Chino or by calling (909) 628-1201, ext. 8960.


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  • School nurse Sherry Ma watches as Board President Andrew Cruz speaks about her at a podium. School nurse helps Buena Vista High students thrive

    Although Buena Vista Continuation High school nurse Sherry Ma was being honored at the Aug. 18 Board of Education meeting, she took the opportunity at the podium to thank district officials for helping to keep the Chino school’s Infant and Toddler Center open.

    For the complete story, click here.


     

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  • Photo of Chino High math teacher Diane Murillo at a podium. She is flanked by her former high school students. She makes math fun

    When Chino High math teacher Diane Murillo initially met with her Advanced Placement Calculus BC students, she remarked how great it would be if every one of them passed the test that could give them college credit or advanced placement. And they did.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Illustration of sign with the words Slow. School. And a stick figure of a student running. Chino Valley Unified

    School District Parents:

    Click here to see an important notice about drop-off, pick-up, and parking procedures around your schools.

    Thank you.

     

     


     

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  • Photo of district technology trainer Robert Jewett wearing sunglasses and holding a sign CVUSD technology trainer named Expert by Microsoft

    Robert Jewett, a technology trainer for the Chino Valley Unified School District, has been named a 2016-2017 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert by Microsoft.

    He is one of 4,800 educators worldwide to be designated an Expert.

    “These accomplished educators inspire peers and policymakers as they find new and innovative ways to incorporate 21st Century learning into their classrooms,” Microsoft officials said in a news release about the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) program. “They also provide Microsoft with valuable insights on new educational products, helping to ensure that we continue to give teachers and students the tools they need. And perhaps, most important, they share best practices and work together – both in person and as part of the Microsoft Educator Community.”


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  • Photo of several teachers training in a conference room New teachers learn about

    CVUSD’s Area of Emphasis

    Chino Valley Unified had the pleasure of welcoming 80 new teachers to the district on Tuesday, August 9 at a training session in the district’s new Professional Development Center building in Chino.

    For the complete story, click here.


     

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  • Art of calendar with the words Put this on your Calendar! above it Important parent meetings coming in September, March

    Two Parent Information Forums are planned for 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Don Lugo High in Chino, and Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Ayala High in Chino Hills.

    Topics to be discussed include drug trends, social media risks and concerns, and the provisional driver license laws.

    These are the only Parent Information Forums planned this school year, so don’t miss out!

    Click here for the flyer.

     


     

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  • Logo for the Advanced Placement test: Just two letters AP CVUSD students excel in Advanced Placement classes. Their average score is higher than California, the Nation.

     

    14% more CVUSD students had top score of 5 on AP tests when compared to those taking tests in 2015

    Not only are more Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) students taking Advanced Placement tests that allow them to receive college course credit, but their mean scores this spring are higher than the national and state average.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Photo of high school girl motivating high school students in the stadium bleachers Chino High throws

    a big welcome back

    day for students

    The first day of school was a day of surprises for Chino High students.

    For the first time, the school year began with a variety of events meant to inspire students to be the best they can be.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Chino Valley Unified School District logo of a rising sun with a book under it. Chino Valley Unified School District Board of Education

    Places Education Measure

    on November 2016 Ballot

    CHINO – The Chino Valley Unified School District Board of Education unanimously voted Thursday evening to place a local education bond measure on the November 8th 2016 ballot for voters’ consideration.

    For the complete story, click here.


     

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  • Head and shoulders photo of Superintendent Wayne M. Joseph A message from

    Superintendent

    Wayne M. Joseph:

    A heartfelt welcome to all of you as we begin the 2016-17 school year.

    Just a reminder that our students will start a week earlier this year, on Monday, August 15th.

    We are especially exuberant going into this year having recently concluded negotiations with both of our Unions. All of our employees are looking forward to providing exemplary customer service to our students and their parents.

    But let’s not forget that the most important key in the academic efficacy of our students is parental involvement. So parents we look forward to partnering again with you this year to ensure the success of all of our students.

    Again, welcome back, and have a great school year!


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  • Abstract illustration of two adults and two children raising their hands in the air New Family Engagement Center planning several parent workshops, academies

    Check out the exciting programs to be offered through Chino Valley Unified School District’s new Parent Engagement Center.

    The center is expected to open in September in room 25 on the Chino Valley Adult School campus, 12970 Third St., Chino.

    Click here for a flyer on the center’s four-week Kindergarten Parent Academy, to be held 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20, and 27.

    Click here for a flyer on the center's Homework workshops, to be held 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 14 and Sept. 21.

    Click here for the Fall Catalog of programs (English).

    Click here for the Fall Catalog of programs (Spanish).


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  • Photo of police officer looking at a mock intruder with a toy gun, entering a classroom Chino Police Officers:

    Action is better than just

    ducking for cover in

    active shooter situations

    Seconds after hearing gunshots on campus, Ayala High Principal Diana Yarboi crouched behind a student desk, pulled off a sneaker and prepared to hurl it toward the classroom door.

    She and dozens of other Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) administrators and secretaries were learning to fight back against an armed intruder. They were participating in the ALICE (active shooter) training offered by Chino Police officers on July 29 at Rhodes Elementary School in Chino. The event was coordinated by Officer Robert Troncoso, a school resource officer at Buena Vista High in Chino.

    For the complete story, click here.


     

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  • Illustration of SAT (college entrance exam) logo CVUSD juniors score better

    than State, nation on SAT

    Chino Valley Unified School District 11th-graders taking the SAT in March scored significantly better than similar students statewide and nationally on the standardized test that is widely used for college admission.

    Districtwide, the 2,009 CVUSD 11th graders taking the test (evidence-based reading and writing, and math) had a mean score of 1,005. The State mean score was 965, and the national mean score was 971.

    Chino Valley’s mean score on the evidence-based reading and writing portion of the test was 505. The State’s mean score was 486, and the national mean score was 490.

    Chino Valley’s mean score on the math portion of the SAT was 501. The State mean score was 479, and the national mean score was 481.

    The “new” or redesigned SAT was administered for the first time in March. The redesigned test is scored differently as well as on a different scale, so comparisons between results on this test and previous versions cannot be immediately drawn, according to Julian A. Rodriguez, Director of Assessment and Instructional Technology.

    Participation in the test by Chino Valley 11th-graders greatly increased from previous years because the SAT was offered to all students, the District paid the students’ test fees and took care of the registration process.

    Ayala High had 89% of its 11th-graders taking the test; Chino High, 83%; Chino Hills High, 77%; and Don Lugo High, 64%.

    Prior to the 2013/2014 school year, CVUSD student participation in the SAT “hovered around 45%, consistently,” Rodriguez said. The district’s highest percentage of participation was 48.3% in the 2013/2014 school year, according to Ed Data Education Data Partnership. Participation percentage rates were formerly calculated for students who took the test at any time in their high school careers.

    Now that the district is a part of the SAT School Day program, it can begin tracking participation numbers based on students who take the test that single day.


     

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  • Illustration of  school meal on a tray, including milk, salad, bread, orange, meat patty, and bowl of fruit Chino Valley Parents

    and Guardians:

    Applying for free or reduced school meals is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Click on the Online Meal Applications icon at the bottom of this page
    2. Complete the online application
    3. Submit!

    An application must be completed every year, regardless if your child has previously received free or reduced school meals. Only one application is required when applying. No proof of income is required when applying. A Social Security number is not required to apply (select NONE in that field of the application). All student information will remain confidential. Other students will not know if your child is receiving this benefit.

    Free computer access is available at the Chino Public Library, 13180 Central Ave., Chino, for parents or guardians who do not have access to a computer at home. Paper applications are available at the District Office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino (Board Room lobby, Nutrition Services Department, or foyer to the Business Services Department).

    For information about the free or reduced school meals program, call (909) 628-1201, ext. 1500.


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  • Illustration of an alarm clock ringing, with a conversation bubble above it that says Take Time for School Breakfast Breakfast program expanding for the 2016/2017 school year

    Chino Valley Unified School District will add five new school sites to its breakfast program in the 2016/2017 school year, bringing the program to 29 sites.

    For the complete story, click here. 

     

     

     


     

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  • Ayala High logo featuring a large A with a flame on top and the word Ayala underneath More great news!

    All 24 students in Lin Guo’s Advanced Placement Chinese Language class at Ayala High passed the Advanced Placement test.

    Of those 24, 19 got the highest score of 5 points; four had a score of 4 points; and one had a 3 point score.

    The students are eligible to receive college credit for this achievement.

    Congratulations!

     


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  • Illustration of a circle filled with colorful balloons and the word Congratulations 100 percent pass!

    Congratulations to the 22 Chino High students who took the Advanced Placement Calculus BC test this year. All 22 passed the test, and 19 of those received a score of 5, the highest that can be achieved.

    All of the students will receive college credit for two calculus classes because of their achievement.


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  • Don Luog High logo featuring Spanish conquistador Don Lugo High’s lengthy

    self-study reveals

    why it earned a

    six-year accreditation

    This spring, Don Lugo High received a six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the longest accreditation granted by the organization to an educational institution.

    For the complete story, click here.

     


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  • Art of a crane holding up the letter U in the word Budget Board of Education approves 2016/2017 budget

    Chino Valley Unified School District’s combined budget of $273.8 million for the 2016-2017 school year was approved by the Board of Education at its June 30 meeting. The combined budget reflects both restricted and unrestricted funding.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • The word Success in differetn colors rising up stair steps Updated Local Control and Accountability Plan approved

    Chino Valley Unified School District’s annual plan to increase academic performance for all students was approved by the Board of Education at its June 30 meeting.

    The Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is required of California school districts each year as part of the State’s effort to allow districts to have more control over the State money they receive, as well as to increase support to English Learners, foster youth, and low-income students. It must be updated each year and reflects the academic goals for a three-year period.

    Chino Valley Unified School District’s LCAP is available on the District’s website at www.chino.k12.ca.us (click on LCAP/LCFF under District Shortcuts on left side of page, and then click on the 2016/2017 LCAP link).

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Photo of Measure M booklet Link available to

    book highlighting

    Measure M projects

    It is 14 years since the Measure M school construction and modernization bond was approved by voters. In that time, the $150 million bond was leveraged to more than $330 million using a combination of funds from the State Office of Public School Construction, the Deferred Maintenance Fund, and interest earned.  With those funds, the District built five new schools, numerous multi-purpose rooms, a high school science wing, classroom buildings, lunch shelters, computer labs, playground structures, new and renovated athletic facilities, renovated front offices, and performed major overall renovation at several schools. All 30 schools on the original list benefited from Measure M funding.

    Thank you for the support of our students and the Measure M Bond which has now concluded. Below is a link to the book that details the major projects accomplished with the bond.

    Hope to see you at an upcoming meeting!

     

    Measure M Book link:

    https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/4e985954-c040-49d3-867f-f9bc9c13a1a8


     

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  • Art of children playing with the words Play, Learn and Grow Together! Interest forms sought

    for Preschool Readiness

    inclusion program

    Chino Valley Unified School District is now accepting interest forms for the Preschool Readiness Educational Partnership (PREP) inclusion program for the 2016-2017 school year.

    PREP Program is designed to promote success in language, pre-academics, and social development for all preschool students, including those with special needs. It is a three-hour morning or afternoon program with the option of attending two to four days a week.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Art of a blue ribbon with the words Honor Roll in the middle Ten Chino Valley schools named to prestigious honor roll by business leaders

    Ten Chino Valley Unified School District schools have been named 2015 California Honor Roll schools by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business & Education Excellence.

    For the complete story, click here.


     

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  • Silhouette of a jubilant high school graduate raising his arms in the air Graduation rates on

    the rise in Chino Valley

    Unified School District

    Chino Valley Unified School District’s graduation rate for the 2014-2015 school year was much better than both the state and county, according to reports released by the state this week.

    For the complete story, click here.


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  • Art of Twitter bird logo with the words follow us on twitter For breaking news

    and features:

    Follow Chino Valley Unified School District on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CVUSDNews

     

     

     

     


     

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  • Art featuring the names of different types of careers Spotlight on Chino Valley Unified School District’s Career Preparation academies

    For the complete story, click here.

     

     


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  • Illustration of man standing at podium while audience listens Stay informed by watching School Board meetings

    on YouTube

    Chino Valley Unified School District is now posting the videos of all School Board meetings to YouTube.

    The direct link to the videos is http://www.chino.k12.ca.us/Page/15639.

    You can also find the link to the meetings on the District website (under the Board of Education page). The District website is at www.chino.k12.ca.us.


     

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  • Photo of the backs of young children as they look at an old bi-plane. The words plan a trip are in the right lower corner. FairKids Field Trip coming this fall; learn more about it

    For more than 15 years, the FairKids Field Trip Program has allowed students and teachers to enjoy an interactive educational experience, or what Fairplex officials call "A Full Day of Learning Cleverly Disquised as Fun!"

    For more about the program and how to participate, follow the link below.

    http://tlcfairplex.org/fair/home

     


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  • Looking for a Past Announcement?

    Click on What Used to Be New

    under District Shortcuts

    (top left of the website).


     

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