It’s the end of the week, and once again we bring you a roundup of education-related stories you may have missed.
- A teen scientist from Villa Park High School has earned a spot at the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair competition in Pittsburgh, where he’ll present his anti-malware program.
- A community comes together to bid farewell to Saylor Voris, a San Clemente High school student known for “her positivity and her smile” who lost her battle with leukemia this week.
- History and social studies teachers applaud the new educational standards, which include the study of historical documents in reading comprehension and stress the importance of research and analytic skills.
- The Orange County Community Foundation is hosting the first-ever i♥OC Giving Day on April 21 and April 22, with a goal of delivering $2 million to local OC nonprofits in a 30-hour period, and two OCDE programs are among the designated recipients. Let’s make it happen!