Tag Archive for Terry Walker

IUSD still not talking about new toxic waste found at new Portola High School site

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It’s been more than a week since we left messages for IUSD superintendent Terry Walker to comment on Harvey Liss’s detailed article in the Irvine Community News & Views about significant new findings of toxic waste at the construction site for Irvine’s new Portola High School.  The district’s new Public Information Officer doesn’t start until…

IUSD Site A Poses Zombie Risk from Toxic Chemicals

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According to an independent study of Irvine High School Site A, funded by Irvine Council member Larry Agran, if the new high school is built on site A near the Musick Jail the chemicals found in the soil have the ability to turn Irvine High School students into Zombies. “The chemicals found on Site a…

Does Irvine need a Site C for the New High School?

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There’s an ongoing battle in Irvine about the site for the city’s 5th high school; site A which is favored by the IUSD school board and the superintendent located a near 1,000 yards from the Orange County Musick Jail and a capped landfill and site B near the Great Park support by the City Council members…

IPSF Launches a Dollar a Day for Education Campaign

Increasingly, our underfunded schools are turning to external fundraising organizations to make up the difference in educations funds provided by the state for what is needed to get our kids ready for the 21st century workforce.  I will be attending the 2nd annual IPSF Gala this weekend (sold out!) whic will raise a significant amount…