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Valley, Mt. Lagu; Volume 26 - Issue 15 Wednesday November 24, 2010 Julian, CA. ISSN 1937-8416 Country Christmas Tree Lighting Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, yuletide carols being sung by the fire and folks dressed up like Eskimos. At over 4500 feet elevation, Julian is one of the few places in san Diego County where "it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas" and the chance of real snow is always in the air. continued on page 3 Cross Country Teams Finish #1 And #2 Headed For State Meet The proud coach, Rich Wolf with his girls. The girls team fnished second in Division 5, qualifying the team for the State CIF meet in Fresno over the Thanksgiving holiday. Annie Chien, McKenna Vandewalle, Charlie Beatty, Lonna Kelly and Katie Newgard. The Boys finished first in Division 5. Julian's FFA- More Than Just Fun With Animals Written by: Lladira Gonzalez, Christina Martinez and Virginia Turnbull  t" . Vincent Pellegri, FFA State President and the Julian FFA: Tina Martinez, Beatriz Gonzales, Lladira Gonzales, Vicci Germain, Virgina Turnbull The Julian FFA has been very busy this month, from the Hog Drawing during Homecoming to coming up with this years motto and the themes for our monthly chapter meeting. At this year's homecoming game, played against the Borrego Springs Rams, during half time we announced the winners of this year's Hog Drawing. First place went to Becky Hatch, winning the main prize of a half of a hog. Second place went to the Booth Family, taking home the prize of an eight pound ham. Third place went to the Ramano Family, receiving the final prize of ten pounds of wholesome American Sausage. Our chapter made a profit of $350.00, which will be spent on this year's fair expenses. The top seller for our chapter, Lladira Gonzalez, a junior at Julian High Scl;}ool, will receive a complimentary lunch provided by our FFA. This month, our chapter put on our Annual Food and Clothing Drive which will go though till November 18th. All the food donated will be given to the San Diego Food Bank for families during the holiday season. The clothes donated will be given to the Wounded Warrior Foundation fo r all those in need. On November 5th, Vincent Pellegri, FFA State President, and Ben Granholm, FFA State Treasurer, visited our Ag. classes to show the student's leadership presentations and teach team building skills. We had lots of fun playing games and doing different team building activities. Although they were only here for one school day, they taught us skills we will use in our everyday lives. As we move on to the end of the year 2010, we hope the Julian FFA continues our success to the incoming year. Our Julian FFA 2010 Motto: Leaders Leaving A Legacy we're looking forward to building more success for Julian FFA in 2011. We are currently planning our next leadership trip. On January 14th, sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be able to attend the Made for Excellence Conference (MFE) and the Advanced Leadership Academy (ALA). MFE is designed to help FFA members identify their personal values and teach them how to set priorities and their goals. The ALA helps JR. and SR. learn how to become an advocate for agriculture as they learn about the important issues that ag currently faces. Permission slips are due to Mr. Fullerton by December 3rd. We know that ybu will encourage your kids to attend this valuable conference. Julian FFA is a youth organization designed to develop leadership and agricultural science skills. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. For more information about FFA Leadership Conferences or how you can support our Julian FFA, please contact Mr. Dale Fullerton, Chapter Advisor at (760)-765-0606 ext. 213. Wednesday, December 15 8am Pine Hills Lodge Julian, CA. 92036 Change Service Requested Julian, CA ] Pemlil No. 30 III II'h,h,h,,,Ih,lh,lh,,,,Ih,l,llh,,I,,h,,hhlh,,h,ii Small Town Papers vF, 5026 California Ave SW Seattle WA 98136-1208 JUHS District Board Moves Forward The final meeting for this board at Julian High School District (standing) out going members: Stacy Peyakov, Mark Bakken, Frank Spevacek. (seated) current board clerk; Erik Fleet and Board President, Susan Seiferth. Responding to the November 2, 2010, where the voters within the Julian Union High School District ("District") voted to approve Proposition L and authorized the District to issue general obligation bonds to finance certain specified capital projects and facilities. The board authorized, the provisions of District Resolution No. 101101. Under Proposition 39 , Proposition L having gathered more than the required 55% yes vote (based on preliminary results available from the San Diego County Registrar of Voters' office). The board moved forward. The next step will be left to the  incoming board (all of whom wer  in attendance at the November 18th meeting). Under the requirements of Proposition 39 and related State law, the District is required to form a Citizens' Oversight Committee ("Committee") and to appoint the initial members of the Committee within 60 days after certifying the results of the Proposition L bond election. The certification of the election results for Proposition L is currently expected to be adopted at the Governing Board ("Board") meeting in January or February, 2011 (which will thus require appointing the initial members of the Committee March or April of 2011). The resolution (101110) passed adopts a set of policies and regulations ("Policy") to govern the Committee, its membership, its actions and support for the Committee by the District. The Policy has been prepared by the District's Bond Counsel to conform with the provisions of State law concerning the Committee, its required membership, number of Committee members, its activities and actions and support of the Committee by the District. The Policy has been prepared based on State law and District Bond Counsel's experience with the citizens' oversight committees of other school districts which have passed Proposition 39 bond propositions. This Resolution also authorizes District staff to proceed with solicitations for applicants and applications to fill the membership of the Committee. The membership requirements of the Committee are further discussed within the Policy and State law. The members of the Committee will be selected by the Board as required under State law (subject to the representation requirements set out in State law). The date for making the initial appointments to the Committee will lie with the Board, subject to the time limitations discussed above. The purpose of the Oversight Committee shall be to actively review and inform the public regarding the expenditure of bond proceeds from bond measures proposed and approved by the voters pursuant to Proposition 39 and the Oversight Committee shall convene for specific purposes limited to providing oversight for such bond proceeds expenditures, including providing oversight for the following: (a) To ensure that Proposition 39 bond proceeds are expended only for the purposes described in paragraph (3) of subdivision - (b) of Section 1 of Article XlIIA of the California Constitution, as set forth in Section V and IX of the Policy and Regulations; and (b) To ensure that no Proposition 39 bond proceeds are used for any teacher or administrative salaries or other school operating expenses. In furtherance of its specifically enumerated purposes, the Oversight Committee may engage in any of the following activities relating solely and exclusively to the expenditure of the Proposition 39 bond proceeds as set forth in the Policy and Regulations: (a) Receive and review copies of the annual, independent financial audits performed by an independent consultant selected the District. (b) Receive and review copies of the annual, independent performance audits performed by an independent consultant selected by the District. (c) Inspect school facilities and. grounds to ensure that Proposition 39 bond revenues are expended in compliance with applicable law. (d) Receive and review copies of any deferred maintenance proposals or plan developed by the District. (e) Review efforts of District to maximize Proposition 39 bond revenues by implementing cost- saving programs. The Oversight Committee shall terminate as set forth in the Policy and Regulations. All Oversight Committee proceedings shall be open to the public and notice to the public shall be subject to the provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code Section 54950 et seq.). All members of the Oversight Committee shall not be subject to, or have, any conflict of interest in the matters which they review as set forth in the Citizens' Oversight Committee Policy and Regulations. The Board hereby reserves the right to amend the Citizens' Oversight Committee Policy and Regulations for various purposes including, but not limited to, changes occurring in State law or rulings and determinations made by State courts or the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The Committee shall be established upon the certification of election results of the successful general obligation bond election called pursuant to the provisions of Proposition 39 and related law. The appointment of members to the Committee shall be made by this Board as set forth in the Citizens' Oversight Committee Policy and Regulations. A copy of the policy is available upon request at the High School District office. The Julian News will have the notification when application will be available. ) 2010 by ng Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved. Time Is Running Out To Appeal Property Tax Assessment Public Must Submit Application by Nov. 30 Deadline. The last day taxpayers may file protests concerning their 2010- 2011 property assessments is in less than two weeks. Applications to appeal property tax assessments must be received by the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Office (COB) no later than 5 p.m. on Nov. 30, or postmarked by midnight that date. The regular filing period for an appeals application for your 2010-2011 property assessment is July 2 to Nov. 30. Free, simple applications can be obtained on the County Clerk of the Board web site at http:llwww.sdcounty.ca.govl cob/docs/aab/aabadobeapp.pdf. Residents may also speak with staff and access applications and information booklets at the COB office located in the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 402 in San Diego. Property owners must provide their parcel number or tax bill number, the property address and they must state their opinion of the property's market value on the application. An informational video is available online that explains the assessment appeals process and provides helpful tips. The video can be viewed on the County's YouTube page at http:// bit.ly/3HmgdF. For additional information on the assessment appeals process, call the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Office at (619) 531-5777. Wildcats Capture First Ever League Championship On Saturday, November 13, 2010, proud parents, students and community members from Warner Springs shed tears of joy as the Wildcats avenged their earlier season loss to Kuyper Prep of National City to score a resounding 60 to 14 victory in the Citrus League Championship game held at Calvin Christian in Escondido. "We have seen them put their hearts into their football practices and games and it all paid off. They have made school history and we are very proud of this year's team. They have set the bar high for the upcoming years. Congratulations to Warner Wildcats on behalf of your school, parents, friends, and community members. We are all very proud ':' !'!i00iiii of you guys." Maria Lopez Final Citrus League Standings Warner 9-1-0 Christian Life Academy 7-2-0 Kuyper Prep 5-2-0 Maranatha Christian 2-5-3 Calvary Christian 3-7-0 playoff scores 11/05 vs Maranatha Christian 52-6 (W) 11/13 vs Kuyper Prep 2010 Citrus League Champion - 8 man football - Warner Wildcats 3 Greg Rincon, 6 Chris Whitting, 12 Hecter Barton, 13 Charley Zittle, 20 Brandon Tyler, 25 David Streamer, 31 Matt Evans, 39 James Cruz, 43 Colton Smart, 44 Tony Martin, 55 Dominick Chapparosa, 65 Jesus Carachure, 66 Jesse Anaya, 77 Hecter Hernadez, 78 Alex See, 81 Domitruis Tavare, 95 Jacob Norte Cocntrg Cbri00tmQ00 Hgl3t00 'l'be 'l00e SQtQrdcg l00ovember 27 stQrtinff Qt gpm