Weekly roundup: MLK inspires Anaheim students’ service projects, volunteers scoop up trash in estuary, and more

Even though it was a school holiday, Anaheim Union High School District students headed to their campus or into the communities Monday for projects that included assisting seniors with their tech gadgets, putting together care packages for veterans and cleaning up district campuses.

The Orange County Register chronicled how district students were inspired to conduct service projects to honor Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the national day of service he inspired.

Orange County Education News logoAt Magnolia High, more than 200 students painted inspirational messages throughout the campus. Some students collected books and toys to donate to children.

The district helped students connect with community service projects as part of the annual Servathon, now in it fifth year.

Collectively, the junior high and high school students of the district were expected to complete about 100 projects.

Here are some other articles that made news from throughout the region for the week ending Jan. 25.

  • The California legislative analyst’s office released a detailed report explaining why Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget plan for early intervention of students with special needs is unlikely to meet its objectives.

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