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Kandis Carper

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Homes built at summer school

Paint isn't cheap. Conner Hohenberger found that out when his 250-square-foot master bedroom required three gallons of paint at $34-per-can.
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WVHS remodeling nears completion

The final phase of an extensive two-year remodeling project at West Valley High School should be wrapped up on schedule and within budget before school begins Sept. 5, and work to add classrooms and gymnasiums to the district's four elementary schools is under way. West Valley voters approved a $35 million construction bond for these projects in 2004.
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Horrors of war brought home

Ericson Weah spent five of his 17 years in a displacement camp in Africa. Civil war meant that Weah, a Central Valley High School junior, his mother, two brothers and sister were forced to flee their home in Liberia, escaping war by traveling in and out of several northern Africa countries.

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EV teaching position cuts proposed

Christine Burgess, superintendent at East Valley School District, presented the board of directors and a standing-room only crowd Tuesday a list of recommendations for $1.8 million in reductions for the 2007-08 school year. Seven years of declining enrollment, unfunded state mandates, higher expenses and less revenue than expected will leave the district with an estimated fund balance of $50,000 to $60,000 at the end of this school year.
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East Valley School District outlines plans to cut teachers

Christine Burgess, superintendent at East Valley School District, presented the board of directors and a standing-room-only crowd Tuesday with a list of recommendations for $1.8 million in reductions for the 2007-08 school year. Seven years of declining enrollment, unfunded state mandates, higher expenses and less revenue than expected will leave the district with an estimated fund balance of $50,000-$60,000 at the end of this school year.
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Culminating project combines ideas, dreams

Emily Matthews has learned that it's always good to have a Plan B, and maybe even a Plan C. The University High School senior learned several life lessons while working on her culminating project, a graduation requirement in the Central Valley School District.
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Mock crash at WV illustrates real danger

Heather Fitzgerald sat at a high school assembly and heard a speaker talk about the consequences of drinking and driving. She dismissed the advice, thinking it wouldn't happen to her. That was 12 years ago.
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WV set to OK building bid

Garco Construction of Spokane is the apparent low bidder for the second phase of West Valley High School's $35 million construction bond, approved by voters in 2004. The first part of the plan, an extensive remodeling project at West Valley, is on budget and scheduled for completion before school starts next fall.
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School misconduct cases relatively rare

Reports of teachers involved in sexual misconduct with their students nearly always make headlines, but in truth, those cases are rare, state education officials say. There are 16 open cases of teacher misconduct in Idaho, according to the state Department of Education. Of those, six involve sexual contact with a student or are sexual in nature. There are almost 15,000 teachers in Idaho.

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