It’s a brand new year, so why not a brand new title for our weekly post of Orange County education stories?
Introducing the weekly roundup.
- A student from Kennedy High School in La Palma who recently created a lamp powered by bioluminescent bacteria is building another helpful project that would be powered by the heat of the human hand.
- Offering a college preparatory program designed to help students fulfill University of California admission requirements, Early College High School in Costa Mesa celebrated its 10th anniversary.
- The Orange County Department of Education has received grant funding from the state to help 100 classified school employees become credentialed classroom teachers.
- As Juliette Low Elementary School in Anaheim seeks to become a visual and performing arts academy, its students presented personal stories about the campus’ arts programs to Magnolia School District board members.
- A Brea Olinda High School wrestler, who was the beneficiary of a referee’s generous call at a critical point during a match for first place, reportedly gave his opponent his gold medal.
- The students and staff of A.J. Cook Elementary School in Garden Grove gathered on the blacktop Friday with community partners and local dignitaries to celebrate becoming a National Blue Ribbon School. Cook is one of three schools in Orange County to have earned the prestigious honor in 2016.