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June 2, 2003
Gary Moskowitz Technical Sgt. Earl Hintz, after 23 years of active duty in the Air Force and 23 years as a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor, is ready to relax. Hintz, who has been the JROTC instructor at Crescenta Valley High School for 15 years, will retire from teaching this year. Friends, family, colleagues and JROTC cadets threw a farewell party for Hintz on Thursday at the school. Lt. Colonel David Worley, 49, will replace Hintz.
LOCAL
By Mary O’Keefe | June 5, 2009
On Saturday the Crescenta Valley High School JROTC held its end-of-year awards banquet. The event took place at Clark Magnet High School and was catered thanks to volunteer parents. Twenty-six cadets received Nationally Recognized Awards from 19 different organizations. CVHS is the only active JROTC in the Glendale district and the cadets are kept busy all year attending services throughout the district and several school events. They also work before, during and after school in training and discipline.
NEWS
August 27, 2002
Janine Marnien He just can't seem to tear himself away. Sgt. Earl Hintz was set to end his 14-year career with the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Crescenta Valley High School at the end of the 2001-2002 school year. That was before the enrollment numbers dropped below the required 100, the Air Force placed the program on probation and the district threatened to transfer it to another school. "It was kind of a reality check," Hintz said.
NEWS
February 26, 2002
Janine Marnien LA CRESCENTA -- The Crescenta Valley Town Council has voted to write a letter to the Glendale Unified School District detailing the community's positive relationship with the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Crescenta Valley High School. The motion was approved Thursday night after Jennifer LeMay, a Crescenta Valley High School senior and four-year member of the JROTC program, made a presentation to the council on the program's behalf.
NEWS
February 16, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman LA CRESCENTA -- The cadets in the Crescenta Valley High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps admit the program has seen better days. In October, they were put on probation by the Air Force for falling short of the required 100 students. At 66 cadets, enrollment is half what it was a few years ago. But taking the program out of the school is premature, they say. The Glendale school board is set to discuss a proposal on Tuesday to move the program to Glendale High.
NEWS
August 24, 2002
Janine Marnien Faced with the threat of being shut down, cadets in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Crescenta Valley High School moved into recruiting action. Their goal was to raise their enrollment from 66 to 150 -- the number required by the Glendale Unified School District to keep the program at Crescenta Valley High School. They focused a large amount of their energy on Rosemont Middle School, hoping to attract incoming freshman to the program.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | June 12, 2009
On Tuesday a solemn ceremony to retire over 30 faded and tattered American flags was held on the Crescenta Valley High School baseball field. The ceremony was conducted by the school’s JROTC with support from members of the American Legion Post 288 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1614. “The American flag represents who we are as a nation,” said Lt. Col. Dave Worley, JROTC senior aerospace science instructor. The ceremony consisted of cadets first cutting the stripes and blue field from the flag, and then handing them to a veteran who in turn placed the material on a bonfire in the middle of the field.
LOCAL
March 19, 2004
The 95 cadets of the Crescenta Valley High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps will present an exhibit Saturday at CVHS celebrating 100 years of flight. The centerpiece of the exhibit will be a 1:2 replica of the glider that the Wright Brothers used in their early nonpowered test flights. Retired Sgt. Earl Hintz, a JROTC instructor at CVHS for 16 years before his retirement last year, provided the detailed model, which cadets spent over 250 combined hours helping to build.
LOCAL
By Jennifer Berry | February 11, 2005
The Crescenta Valley High students involved in the Air Force Junior ROTC program picked up sponges and soap to raise money for their military ball by having a car wash Saturday at the school. "It's a very unique dance, because it has a drilling ceremony," said 10th grade student and JROTC member Krystal Llera as she dried a car Saturday afternoon. A handful of students washed cars from early morning until early afternoon as a way to lower ticket costs and increase purchasing power for the group's annual Military Ball.
FEATURES
By Monica Lee | November 21, 2008
The Crescenta Valley High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program commemorated Veterans Day with its annual school-wide assembly on Thursday, Nov. 13. The assembly honored three local veterans, informed the student body of the five military branches and raised awareness for Operation Gratitude, a letter-writing project hosted by the JROTC program. The day started off with a formal reveille ceremony on Community Avenue at the school flagpole. Students, school office staff and guest speakers somberly observed as JROTC cadets methodically raised the United States flag to the top of the pole.
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By Mary O’Keefe | June 12, 2009
On Tuesday a solemn ceremony to retire over 30 faded and tattered American flags was held on the Crescenta Valley High School baseball field. The ceremony was conducted by the school’s JROTC with support from members of the American Legion Post 288 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1614. “The American flag represents who we are as a nation,” said Lt. Col. Dave Worley, JROTC senior aerospace science instructor. The ceremony consisted of cadets first cutting the stripes and blue field from the flag, and then handing them to a veteran who in turn placed the material on a bonfire in the middle of the field.
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LOCAL
By Mary O’Keefe | June 5, 2009
On Saturday the Crescenta Valley High School JROTC held its end-of-year awards banquet. The event took place at Clark Magnet High School and was catered thanks to volunteer parents. Twenty-six cadets received Nationally Recognized Awards from 19 different organizations. CVHS is the only active JROTC in the Glendale district and the cadets are kept busy all year attending services throughout the district and several school events. They also work before, during and after school in training and discipline.
FEATURES
By Monica Lee | November 21, 2008
The Crescenta Valley High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program commemorated Veterans Day with its annual school-wide assembly on Thursday, Nov. 13. The assembly honored three local veterans, informed the student body of the five military branches and raised awareness for Operation Gratitude, a letter-writing project hosted by the JROTC program. The day started off with a formal reveille ceremony on Community Avenue at the school flagpole. Students, school office staff and guest speakers somberly observed as JROTC cadets methodically raised the United States flag to the top of the pole.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | March 14, 2008
The community enjoyed a sunny and green Saturday afternoon on March 8 as it gathered for the annual Arbor Day celebration at Two Strike Park. The day, sponsored by county Supervisor Michael Antonovich and the Crescenta Valley Town Council, showcased community members, local schools and area churches including the CV high school JROTC. One of the highlights of the day was the musical entertainment. The Valley View Elementary School Choir, conducted by Lisa Jenks, performed two songs for the crowd.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | June 22, 2007
Flag Day was remembered at Crescenta Valley High School with a flag retirement ceremony. Close to 70 flags were honorably retired by the JROTC at the CVHS softball field. When the United States flag becomes worn, torn or faded, it should be retired with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation's flag, said Lt. Col. David Worley, mentor of the JROTC program at the high school. JROTC members solemnly cut the blue star background from the first tattered flag, then laid it on top of the bonfire that had been prepared earlier.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | May 25, 2007
The Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps [JROTC] of Crescenta Valley High School has been awarded the JROTC Distinguished Unit Award. The award is given to units that have been recognized for going above and beyond normal expectations and have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while continuing to meet the Air Force Junior ROTC mission of producing better citizens for America. "We were recognized for all the service the unit does," said Lt. Col. David Worley, CVHS JROTC mentor.
LOCAL
By Mary O'Keefe | June 16, 2006
Twenty-three cadets received awards last week for their high standards and dedication to the CV High School JROTC officer training program. Presenters included Crescenta Valley High School Principal Mike Livingston, Donald Ecker from the Audie Murphy and Brigadier General Richard Pierce. Pierce told the cadets that as they grow and leave CVHS they will be asked daily to make choices. "You will face these choices, what you do will determine where you go in life," Pierce said.
NEWS
May 26, 2006
The Crescenta Valley High School JROTC has received the 2005-2006 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award. The award recognizes JROTC units that have performed above and beyond normal expectations and have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the JROTC mission of producing better citizens. The objectives of the program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; and to provide instruction in air and space fundamentals.
LOCAL
By Jennifer Berry | February 11, 2005
The Crescenta Valley High students involved in the Air Force Junior ROTC program picked up sponges and soap to raise money for their military ball by having a car wash Saturday at the school. "It's a very unique dance, because it has a drilling ceremony," said 10th grade student and JROTC member Krystal Llera as she dried a car Saturday afternoon. A handful of students washed cars from early morning until early afternoon as a way to lower ticket costs and increase purchasing power for the group's annual Military Ball.
NEWS
November 16, 2004
Crescenta Valley JROTC sets bar high As a Crescenta Valley High School graduate, and a teacher in the district for more than 20 years, I was proud to see my alma mater hold an assembly honoring United States veterans. Thank you for your article informing your readers of the tribute these dedicated JROTC students paid to alumni, guests, POW/MIAs and all U.S. veterans. The article made me wish I were there to be part of such a dignified tribute.
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