San Miguel Scene

San Miguel school board has an opening

Special to The TribuneJanuary 23, 2013 

The San Miguel school district board is seeking applicants for a short-term appointment to end in November 2014.

The vacancy was created by the resignation of board member John Green, who was recently elected to serve on the San Miguel Community Services District board. Serving on both boards was a conflict of interest, according to the school's attorney.

Applicants must be 18 years of age, a California resident living within school district boundaries, and must not be legally barred from holding office. To apply, submit a letter of interest, including a résumé outlining your educational background and detailing why you would be best qualified for the position, to Jan Brown, administrative assistant to the superintendent, by mail at Lillian Larsen School, 1601 L St., San Miguel, Calif. 93451; by email at; or by phone at 805-467-3216, ext. 203. Deadline for applications is Feb. 1.

Enrollment time at Almond Acres Academy

Almond Acres Academy Charter School is accepting enrollment for kindergarten through seventh grades for the 2013-2014 school year. Open enrollment started on Jan. 15 and will close March 15, at which time classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If applications exceed space, a public lottery will be held.

Applications are available on their web site,, along with information about the school.

A series of five Open Houses is planned. Morning events will be held at 8 a.m. on Jan. 29 and Feb. 12 and include tours of the classrooms. Evening events will be held at 6 p.m. on Jan. 24, Feb. 28 and Mar. 7 and focus on AACA's learning philosophies. Call 805-467-2095 or check the school's website for more information.

Lynne Schmitz' column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at (with "San Miguel News" on the subject line) or at 805-467-3565.

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