In the news: A new Spelling Bee champ, OC student is quoted by the first lady and more

It’s Friday, March 6, and here’s a weekly roundup of Orange County-related education stories you may have missed.

  • An emotional week comes to an end for students, faculty and parents at El Dorado High School in Placentia, as they continue to comfort and support one another after the loss of a much-loved teacher.
  • Get inspired by the cinematic work of young filmmakers from the Huntington Beach Union High School District as their 42 short films are featured on the big screen at the fifth annual Surf City Student Film Festival tonight.
  • And student scientists from Laguna Beach and Laguna Hills high schools presented an update on their grant-funded solar-water purification project as they continue working toward their goal of supplying clean water to a village in Kenya.