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World  Peace.  During  Valencia's  fifth  year  in  December  of
                                           I 998,  a  World  Peace  monument  was  unveiled  in  the  small
                                           garden  by the  gym  in  order to  show  unity amongst the  campus.
                                           Where's  Dr.  Priesz?  The  student  body  and  staff  of  Valencia
                                           High  took  this  aerial  picture  in  1997- 1998  showing   first
                                           graduating  class  to  make  it  through  all  four  years  at  VHS.

   01          n1gn marks                                   A  New   Beginning.   September  4,
                                                            I 994  was  the  first  school  day  ever  at
                                                            VHS  as  freshman  and  sophomores
                                                            filled  the  campus  with  the  population
                                                            only  in  the  triple  digits.

  s campus between periods at the new Valencia High School, which opened Thursday with no
    High opens without problem

     sion,  Priesz  said  the  opening of  Vickason  Drive in  the Valencia   The new campus, which
     the $37.2 million campus went off   Industrial Center, features a state-  closed at lunchtime,  als,
     without  a hitch.  Bells  rang  on   of-the-art biology lab  and a com-  students a choice between
     time,  the  air conditioning  system   puter network that eventually will   cooked food,  In-N-Out  I
     worked  and  the  telephones  were   link tl1e entire school to one infor-  Taco Bell,  Primo Pizza c
     all up and running.   mation system.   pie's sandwiches. Once a 11
      "People want to be here, they're   Students can study robotics and   schoolwide barbecue will I
     excited  about  being  here,"  Priesz   computer-assisted drafting and ex-  The freshmen  and  sop!
            '   r al   _ ism.   atellite communications.   that make up the 800-stud,
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