Two Orange County school districts have received the College Board AP District Honor Roll distinction for 2015 -- Huntington Beach Union High School District and Los Alamitos Unified School District. [...]
An OCDE librarian with the unique ability to connect with students who are incarcerated through her love of reading and her passion for learning has received the prestigious I Love My Librarian Award. Sylvia Cieply, who works at the Otto A. Fischer School within Orange County Juvenile Hall, is one of only 10 librarians in the U.S. to be recognized this year out of 1,300 submissions. [...]
Last week, the Orange County Department of Education honored the 2016 Orange County Teachers of the Year nominees and finalists at a dinner celebration at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Click through for a short video with highlights of the event.
Voting is now open for the State Farm Celebrate My Drive video contest, which has a pair of Orange County high schools in the running for its $100,000 grant prize. Canyon High School and El Modena High School in the Orange Unified School District are both in the final 100 after producing safe driving videos promoting "2N2" – short for two eyes on the road and two hands on the wheel. [...]
If you’re a local teacher in need of funds to buy classroom supplies and materials for hands-on activities and project-based lessons, Chevron’s Fuel Your School program wants to help. For every eight gallons of gas purchased at participating Chevron and Texaco stations in Orange County in October, the Fuel Your School program donated $1 to help fund eligible classroom projects ─ and those dollars have added up. [...]
Santa Ana College hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday to mark the start of construction on a new central plant and utility infrastructure project designed to make its facilities more energy efficient. [...]
In honor of the Diamond Celebration, the Disneyland Resort has launched the Disneyland Resort “Dreamers & Doers” program. High school students driving positive change in their homes, schools or communities are invited to share their good deeds. [...]
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson this week named the five California Teachers of the Year for 2016, along with six finalists and eight semifinalists — one of whom is Orange County’s own Lisa Moloney from Huntington Beach. [...]
More high school students graduated with a State Seal of Biliteracy in 2015 than ever before - 31,816 to be exact - according to a press release by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. [...]
The Laguna Beach Unified School District launched its new site earlier this year to strengthen communication with parents and the community, and the redesign hasn’t gone unnoticed — it’s already been named a winning entry in the Web Marketing Association’s long-running WebAward Competition. Click through to read more.