VASQUEZ HIGH DELAYS OPENING BY SIX DAYS.Byline: Jim Skeen Staff Writer
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District A unified school district is a school district which includes both primary school (kindergarten through middle school or junior high) and high school (grades 9-12). In Illinois, these districts are called unit school districts. officials delayed by six days the opening of Vasquez High School's new campus.
High school students won't start school until Sept. 14 - instead of Tuesday - because regulatory inspectors ordered the district to reroute a water main and change fire alarms, the district superintendent District Superintendent may be:
``We were on a very fast-track schedule, and a Sept. 7 opening would have been great, but common sense dictated dic·tate
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1. To say or read aloud to be recorded or written by another: dictate a letter.
a. we wait another week,'' said Superintendent Don Banderas.
District administrators and a bargaining team from the Acton-Agua Dulce Teachers Association developed a plan to add minutes onto each school day to make up for the four lost days. The school year still will end June 18.
The plan to make up for the four days must be approved by the school board and by the state education department.
The $2.5 million temporary Vasquez High School will allow ninth-graders through 12th-graders to move out of classrooms on the High Desert Junior High School campus.
Serving about 450 students, the new high school will comprise more than 20 modular classrooms Modular Classrooms are portable classrooms, also called temporary or relocatable classrooms, which are frequently used by schools in need of additional rooms or in emergencies.
Modular construction is performed in a factory with the efficiencies of assembly-line techniques. , a gymnasium gymnasium
In Germany, a state-maintained secondary school that prepares pupils for higher academic education. This type of nine-year school originated in Strasbourg in 1537. and a computer-equipped multimedia center.
Students will use the multimedia and library rooms during school hours for research, and the rest of the community will be able to use them three nights a week, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. school officials.
Although the new high school site will have a football practice field immediately, its athletic teams will continue to use fields at Palmdale and Quartz Hill high schools Quartz Hill High School is a public, co-educational high school located in Lancaster, California. Founded in 1964, it is the third oldest comprehensive high school in the Antelope Valley High School District (AVHSD). until bleachers and lights are installed on the Vasquez campus.
Officials expect to begin hosting home football games by fall 2000, after lights and bleachers have been installed.
The school district plans to develop a conceptual master plan for the district next school year, which would include plans for a permanent high school. A new permanent high school is expected to cost between $16 million and $18 million.