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  • Frank D’Emilio kisses his wife Catherine as a special meeting of the CUSD Board of Education concludes Wednesday in Claremont. The board voted unanimously to rescind their earlier decision to terminate Mr. D’Emilio and offered him a position as a teacher

    Frank D’Emilio kisses his wife Catherine as a special meeting ...

  • Frank D’Emilio, right, and his wife Catherine applaud as the CUSD Board of Education announces that they have voted unanimously to rescind their previous decision to terminate the former principal of Sumner Elementary School.

    Frank D’Emilio, right, and his wife Catherine applaud as the C...

  • Frank D’Emilio, left, and his wife Catherine are congratulated by supporters after Mr. D’emilio’s employment with CUSD was reinstated on Wednesday following a special meeting of the Board of Education.

    Frank D’Emilio, left, and his wife Catherine are congratulated...

  • The CUSD Board of Education recesses into closed session on Wednesday during a special meeting to discuss the future employment status of former principal Frank D’Emilio.

    The CUSD Board of Education recesses into closed session on Wedn...

  • CUSD Board of Education President Jeff Stark addresses the audience before the board recesses to closed session on Wednesday during a special meeting to discuss the employment status of former principal Fran D’Emilio.

    CUSD Board of Education President Jeff Stark addresses the audie...

  • Claremont resident Lila O’Leary likes to read novels more than non-fiction and says her favorite book is The Hunger Games.

    Claremont resident Lila O’Leary likes to read novels more than...

  • Claremont Orioles pitcher Justin Deal winds up late in the game during the Claremont Little League City Tournament at College Park. Deal had a good day on the mound playing most of the game and earning a win.

    Claremont Orioles pitcher Justin Deal winds up late in the game ...

  • Claremont Orioles’ Jared Myles and Justin Deal celebrate scoring a run on Thursday during the Claremont Little League City Tournament at College Park. The Orioles defeated the Tigers 9-6 and move on to the next round in the Majors division.

    Claremont Orioles’ Jared Myles and Justin Deal celebrate scori...

  • Claremont Tigers catcher Lenny Davis tags Orioles runner Joseph Rogers out at home during their City Tournament game Thursday at College Park. Strong defensive plays kept the Tigers in the game but the first place Orioles still came out on top 9-6.

    Claremont Tigers catcher Lenny Davis tags Orioles runner Joseph ...

  • Claremont Orioles Jared Myles catches the ball while warming up with his team prior to their tournament match against the Tigers Thursday evening. The Orioles extended their winning streak to 16 games with a 9-6 victory over the Tigers.

    Claremont Orioles Jared Myles catches the ball while warming up ...

  • Claremont Tigers coach Kent West hits fly balls for his team as they warm up on Thursday prior to their game against the Orioles Thursday evening. Mr. West’s son Chad West had a good game with several key defensive plays.

    Claremont Tigers coach Kent West hits fly balls for his team as ...

  • Claremont Tigers’ Tommy Caravalho gets a solid hit early into the Tigers City Tournament match against the Orioles on Thursday at College Park in Claremont. The Tigers were the underdog team in the match but rallied late in the game coming within 3 runs.

    Claremont Tigers’ Tommy Caravalho gets a solid hit early into ...

  • Claremont Orioles’ Chase Little slides into third base under the tag of Tigers 3rd baseman Tyler Raby on Thursday during the City Tournament at College Park. The Orioles have had a great season with 17 wins in the regular season and a 15 game winning stre

    Claremont Orioles’ Chase Little slides into third base under t...

  • Jerry O’Sullivan helps Paul Phillips select a harmonica on Thursday at the Folk Music Center in the Claremont Village. Mr. Phillips, who is visiting from Illinois, has been thinking about learning how to play for sometime.

    Jerry O’Sullivan helps Paul Phillips select a harmonica on Thu...

  • The selection and variety of items at the Folk Music Center is quite large and varied. They also do a brisk business in repairing instruments.

    The selection and variety of items at the Folk Music Center is q...

  • A bust of Folk Music Center co-founder Charles Chase sits in the corner of the Claremont music store. In addition to selling instruments and music the Folk Music Center also has a museum and is a venue for concerts.

    A bust of Folk Music Center co-founder Charles Chase sits in the...

  • Evan Smith levels the frets on a new acoustic bass on Thursday at Folk Music Center in Claremont. One of the benefits of buying an instrument from Folk Music Center is that they check and adjust each one before it is sold.

    Evan Smith levels the frets on a new acoustic bass on Thursday a...

  • Folk Music Center manager Ellen Chase Harper is the daughter of the store’s founders Charles and Dorothy Chase. The Claremont institution, which first opened in 1958 has been recognized by Claremont Heritage with its 3rd annual Cultural Heritage Award.

    Folk Music Center manager Ellen Chase Harper is the daughter of ...

  • Karen Corrette, center right, embraces a colleague as she is named teacher of the year during the CUSD Board of Education meeting on May 17 in Claremont. Ms. Corette teaches kindergarten and first grade at Chaparral Elementary School.

    Karen Corrette, center right, embraces a colleague as she is nam...

  • Karen Corette smiles at a student in her kindergarten-first grade combination class during a science demonstration on Thursday at Chaparral Elementary School. Corrette taught her students about buoyancy by having them guess if materials would float.

    Karen Corette smiles at a student in her kindergarten-first grad...

  • Teacher Karen Corrette had both her first grade and kindergarten students write down something that made them special after they read “Elmer the Patchwork Elephant.” Including Madeline Leavitt and Matthew Veramontes.

    Teacher Karen Corrette had both her first grade and kindergarten...

  • Karen Corrette explains buoyancy to student Daniel Moore during a science lesson at Chaparral Elementary School on Thursday.

    Karen Corrette explains buoyancy to student Daniel Moore during ...

  • Karen Corrette, who’s taught elementary school for 29 years, won the CUSD Teacher of the Year Award for 2012. “It’s a big responsibility to represent elementary school teachers. There are so many of us that deserve to be recognized.

    Karen Corrette, who’s taught elementary school for 29 years, w...

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