Did you miss any Orange County education stories this week? Let the OCDE weekly roundup catch you up. Take a look:
- Tustin’s Ladera Elementary hosted a Boosterthon Fun Run that not only taught students about the benefits of being an athlete, but also raised $15,000 for the school.
- The Anaheim Union High School District and Orange County United Way will give students the opportunity to work as paid interns for the summer in order to give them a broader perspective on the work force and future careers.
- OCDE Safe Schools and Support Services Program Specialist Steve Kim was awarded for his dedication to working with traumatized and abandoned youth.
A dedication ceremony was held at Estancia High School in Costa Mesa for the unveiling of a mural wall that honors Estancia’s veteran alumni.
The 2016 Music and Arts Commendation for Youth Awards recognized outstanding student and school performing arts talent from Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego counties.
The Santa Ana School Unified District has partnered with a program that facilitates online-tutoring sessions for elementary school students.
A 42-year veteran of education in the Tustin Unified School District leaves a legacy behind her as she retires from Beckman High School as its only school principal.