Dear Editor:Congratulations to Nancy Treser Os-good, David Nemer and Steven Llanusaon their election to the Claremont schoolboard. I extend my thanks to them and JoeSalas for a campaign that represented thebest of Claremont. Though disappointed in the results, Iwas proud of the mutual respect the can-didates showed me and each otherthroughout the election. I am grateful to my family for their sup-port and offer my deepest thanks to thosewho helped me with my campaign, con-tributed towards the expense and every-one who cast their votes.It was an honor to share my thoughtsabout our schools with so many of youand I appreciate your thoughtful consid-eration. I am more thankful than ever fora political system that allows the public toelect those that best represent their best in-terests.
Hooray for Claremont
Dear Editor:Congratulations are due to NancyTreser Osgood, David Nemer and StevenLlanusa. Each one of you, and Mr. PaulSteffen, conducted yourselves in a digni-fied and professional manner. Each can-didate displayed a thoughtful andarticulate presentation of the issues af-fecting our learners, families and staff inthe Claremont Unified School District. There were many blessings along the journey. I am grateful to my fiancée, myfamily and friends for their support andevery citizen who believed in the messageof the campaign. I am grateful for all thenew acquaintances I met on the campaigntrail. Thank you to everyone who listenedto my ideas about making CUSD a betterplace for our learners. As a resident of Claremont, I look for-ward to helping Claremont schools reachthe next pinnacle of excellence for all of our learners.
Thank you, Claremont
Dear Editor:I am deeply grateful to the Claremontcommunity for electing me to the CUSDBoard of Education. As the only candidateto be endorsed by the Claremont teachers,staff and the Claremont COURIER, I havea directive to work alongside our diversecommunity to enhance our excellent edu-cational experience. With the Common Core curriculum im-plementation, in addition to the develop-ment of the Local Control FundingFormula, we will have the opportunity tobe engaged in the largest shift in educa-tion in the last 40 years. I am honored tohave an important role in that process.I would like to thank my incrediblecampaign manager, Tracey Stoll, for hertireless work the past three months. Shewas capably assisted by Mary Weis, MelBoynton and Don Pattison as co-chairs.Leslie Negritto volunteered as our cam-paign treasurer, and Linda Elderkinpresided as our honorary chair. Therewere scores of other volunteers whoopened their homes for campaign events,reached out to their friends and neighborsabout the election, and engaged me inconversations about the future of our dis-trict.I would like to thank Paul Steffen andJoe Salas for their commitment to our dis-trict. They care deeply about our students,and it was a privilege to get to know themduring this campaign. And my congratu-lations to Dave Nemer and StevenLlanusa on their election. I am lookingforward to working with them to supportour students, staff and teachers.Finally, a sincere thanks to those of youwho voted. Casting a ballot is a cherishedprivilege, and we all must continue to ex-ercise our right to vote.
Nancy Treser Osgood
Claremont COURIER/Friday, November 8, 2013
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