Over the next two Saturdays, more than 500 students from 43 local high schools will participate in the 48th annual Orange County Academic Decathlon, which concludes with the rousing Super Quiz Relay on Feb. 6. ... Read More
For the second straight year, the Orange County Department of Education has been awarded a sizeable grant to support the efforts of youth leaders in the Friday Night Live program as they implement campaigns des... Read More
Does your child have a star teacher? Or do you work with an educator who is doing extraordinary things in the classroom? Either way, Parenting OC magazine is seeking nominees for its third annual Top Teacher... Read More
It’s Friday, Jan. 22, and the OCDE Newsroom has got a new batch of education headlines for the week. Click through to catch up on stories you might have missed.
This week, Lydia Romero-Cruz Elementary School in Santa Ana became the latest Orange County campus to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand new Fit Kid Center. As we’ve previously reported here, Fit K... Read More
While many commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with parades and ceremonies, students from OCDE’s Inside the Outdoors program annually celebrate the legacy of Dr. King by hosting their own MLK Day of Service ... Read More
A waste-reduction partnership between the Orange County Department of Education's Inside the Outdoors program and OC Waste & Recycling has received the state’s highest environmental honor. On the heels of ... Read More
This March, tech-minded teachers and administrators will once again gather in Palm Springs for the annual CUE National Conference, featuring the latest educational technologies and innovations. But what about those who can’t make it out to Palm Springs? Well, now there’s a way to participate remotely from right here in Orange County. [...]
In October, we read an intriguing story about an ambitious project over at Marina High School, home of the Vikings. Students at the Huntington Beach campus, led by their enterprising wood shop teacher Bob Meade, were building a full-scale Viking ship -- and planning to launch it in Huntington Harbour. Naturally we had to check the thing out for ourselves. [...]
It's a new year, and we've got brand new headlines. Click through for our weekly roundup of local education stories.