Murrieta Valley USD announces board of education vacancy for Trustee Area 1 following Oscar Rivas’ resignation

Trustee Oscar Rivas of the Murrieta Valley Unified School District Board of Education resigns from his board position Monday, Nov. 22, due to a change in residency out of Trustee Area 1. Valley News/Courtesy photo
By Michelle GerstSpecial to Valley NewsThe Murrieta Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees announced this week their plans to replace a seat left empty after a Trustee resigned last month. Oscar Rivas was serving Area 1 but due to a recent move with his family, he could no longer represent his district.On Wednesday, Dec. 8, the school board voted according to a press release that they will replace Rivas with a provisional appointment. Trustee Area 1 covers, Murrieta Valley High School, Thompson Middle School, Cole Canyon and Murrieta elementary schools.Rivas said he is staying in Murrieta and his children will continue to attend schools in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. Although Rivas is no longer serving on the school board he plans to continue to b
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