If you missed any Orange County education news this week, have no fear, the OCDE weekly roundup is here! Take a look:
- Los Angeles Angels skipper Mike Scioscia stepped up to the plate to support OCDE in the journey to register one billion acts of kindness.
- The Irvine Unified School District teamed up with a group dedicated to organic landscaping solutions to coordinate a training event that will offer alternative options to pesticides, herbicides and other toxic lawn treatments.
- Students from Marina High School in Huntington Beach built a full-scale viking ship and set sail for the first time at Huntington Harbour.
- A school in Anaheim took home the top two spots at the 2016 USAD National Academic Pentathlon.
- Students were recognized for their outstanding theatrical performances and behind-the-scenes talent by the Orange County Cappies, which staged its 13th annual gala.
- The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Board of Education announced the selection of a new superintendent.
- High school and college students showcased high-efficiency gas and electric vehicles at the UCI Energy Invitational, which challenged teams to cover as much ground as possible in an hour using $1 worth of energy.
- A team of four students from Santiago High School in the Garden Grove Unified School District won first place at the Rescue Robotics Invitational, which challenged students to design and build autonomous robotic systems capable of locating disaster survivors.