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 Friday, Dec. 18, 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.
Hey, guess what? It's Friday again, and that means we've got another roundup of stories you might have missed. Click through for the latest education recaps and links.
The CREATE Grants program is accepting applications now until Oct. 16 to provide Orange County teachers with classroom materials for visual and performing arts projects. [...]
Erik, now 18, has a high school diploma and something even more important -- people who believe in him. He earned both as a student at the Otto A. Fischer School, one of four detention and treatment facilities run by the Orange County Department of Education’s ACCESS program.
Back in March, the Newsroom previewed the 39th Annual VSA Festival, which represents a partnership between OCDE and the arts organization known as VSA California. Well, the all-day festival took place this past Saturday, drawing thousands of participants and spectators to Westfield MainPlace in Santa Ana. [...]
Renowned author, historian, curator and critic Sarah Lewis will be the featured speaker at the sixth annual Creative Edge Lecture Tuesday, April 21 at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. “Breakthrough! What We All Can Learn From The World’s Greatest Innovators” starts at 9:30 a.m., and tickets are available to the public at $35 each. [...]
More than 4,000 students and families from middle school through college will learn about careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the arts at the 2015 STEM and the Arts Career Showcase April 24-26. Organizers say the goal is to help students see how their interests and passions align with real-world jobs – and to motivate them to pursue higher levels of education. [...]
Celebrating creativity and inclusivity, OCDE and the statewide arts organization known as VSA California are once again partnering to deliver arts education and appreciation to people of all abilities at the 39th Annual VSA Festival. Thousands of children, parents, teachers and professional artists are expected to participate in the event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 at the Westfield MainPlace shopping center in Santa Ana. [...]