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Art Johnson

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  • The Valley Line: It's burger night in support of the float

    The big Labor Day celebration that always marks the transition from summer to fall has just flown by us. In the old days, the men and women of fashion had to put away their white clothes and shoes until the next June. Here in Southern California, the old...
  • The Valley Line: A warm evening for a hot Happy Hour party

    The Valley Line: A warm evening for a hot Happy Hour party
    We are headed for August sizzle as the thermometer begins its climb upward. However, that is not the only thing sizzling — the Tony Award-winning musical “Memphis” is setting the Pantages Theatre on fire. The show, set in Memphis in...
  • The Valley Line: Black-tie benefit boasts bamboo and ikebana

    The Valley Line: Black-tie benefit boasts bamboo and ikebana
    “East Meets Fete” was the theme chosen for “Only at Descanso,” the recent fundraising gala held at Descanso Gardens. Heather Sturt Haaga, a Descanso trustee, seamlessly chaired the gala that raised $202,000 in support of the...
  • The Valley Line: Summer's a time for art and Rose Parade 'floaters'

    The Valley Line: Summer's a time for art and Rose Parade 'floaters'
    Summer is humming lazily along in its happy way. I’ve been enjoying the soft rhythm as the days and evenings unfold. The only thing that would make summer better would be if we had lightnin’ bugs that flitted by with their tiny illuminations...
  • The Valley Line: Dominigo stars in a night at the opera

    The Valley Line: Dominigo stars in a night at the opera
    It's hard to believe, but the first day of spring, March 20, is nearly here. We have already sprung an hour ahead and we are now thankfully into daylight saving time. I love having the sun shine later into the evening. An afternoon performance of...
  • Boca Raton considering measure to take over schools

    Boca Raton considering measure to take over schools
    Boca Raton's public schools could be the subject of a takeover attempt by the city government, starting with Boca Raton High despite strong teacher opposition. The City Council on Monday began considering whether to sponsor a proposal for converting...
  • 'Former' school chief academic officer still has title

    Jeffrey Hernandez is retaining his title as chief academic officer of Palm Beach County schools, despite his highly publicized "reassignment" more than two weeks ago after a semester of controversy. "He's on the job," school district spokesman Nat...
  • Palm Beach County teachers union head announces illness, blasts school district

    Palm Beach County teachers union head announces illness, blasts school district
    Robert Dow, the fiery Palm Beach County teachers union president, revealed in a stirring hospital-room speech Wednesday that he is battling acute leukemia. But the illness hasn't stemmed his desire to keep fighting for teachers. Wearing a sport jacket...
  • Palm Beach County schools chief revises disputed academic programs

    Palm Beach County students returned from Winter Break on Tuesday with educators chewing over new academic guidelines that could calm a storm of protests from teachers and parents. In a memo sent late Monday, Superintendent Art Johnson outlined...
  • School district leaders promise to listen as curriculum meetings start

    Palm Beach County high school teacher Jane Kirkland on Monday issued a stinging attack on the school district's controversial academic initiatives. "There is a lot of money being thrown away that should go back in the classroom," said Kirkland, of John...
  • Familiar face fills void left by ousted chief academic officer

    Familiar face fills void left by ousted chief academic officer
    Ann Killets had a front row seat to the failures of former Palm Beach County Chief Academic Officer Jeffrey Hernandez. Killets, chief of staff for Superintendent Art Johnson, on Tuesday began the heavy task of helping the school system reboot after the...