Tag Archive for Westminster School Board

Westminster School District is First in State to Offer Vietnamese/English Dual Immersion Program

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Hot off the press from Jamison Power, a Westminster School Board member, about news of his district’s new Vietnamese/English Immersion program which is the first of its kind in California. WESTMINSTER SCHOOL DISTRICT TO OFFICIALLY BECOME FIRST SCHOOL DISTRICT IN CALIFORNIA WITH A VIETNAMESE/ENGLISH DUAL IMMERSION PROGRAM ANNOUNCMENT DETAILS: When:         Thursday, December 11, 2014 at…

Jamison Power Announces Westminster School Board Campaign

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Jamison Power, an attorney and Orange Public Library Foundation Board member, has announced his campaign for a seat on the Westminster School District Board of Trustees. Jamison is currently a practicing attorney with the Newport Beach law firm Hewitt Wolensky LLP. Jamison Power has received the endorsements of numerous OC elected officials.

Support Sergio Contreras for Westminster School Board!

This just came in over the transom, and I thought you’d all appreciate this… Especially all of you in the Westminster School Distict. Sergio Contreras is a good Democrat, a great advocate for the kids of Westminster, and a fine school board trustee. Let’s make sure he continues to fight for a better education in…

Check Out the New Beach Cities Democratic Club!

Wow! Another Democratic Club is coming to OC! Thanks to the hard work of the California Democratic Council, the Democratic Party of Orange County, and some great Dem activists out in West OC, we have a new Democratic Club for all of you in the Huntington Beach/Westminster/Seal Beach area. The Democratic Party of Orange County…

Mendez vs. Westminster Postage Stamp Celebrated

This Friday, September 14, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. at the Gonzalo and Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School in Santa Ana (on Bristol and 17th) the release of the Mendez vs. the Westminster School District U.S. postage stamp will be celeberated. Mike Lawson covered Mendez vs. Westminster decision earlier this year HERE.  Few are aware that…

Mendez v. Westminster 60th Anniversary

Tomorrow marks the 60th anniversary of one of the pivotal early moments of America’s Civil Rights Movement. Yet few are aware that the court decision that laid the groundwork for Brown vs. Board of Education happened right here in Orange County. On April 14, 1947 a court ruled in Mendez vs. Westminster that it was…

You get what you vote for

I told you so. Last fall I wrote that voting for Andrew Nguyen, Mary Mangold, and Dave Bridgewaters in the Westminster School Board race was a bad idea for progressives. Even though all three were backed by the teacher’s union, I said they were “pawns of special interests.” [Link] I thought that the Our Children,…