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On stage at the Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom as Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens is honored as the Cypress College Foundation Americana Awards Citizen of the Year for 2015. Shown left to right: the Americana Eagle Award; Cypress Police Chief Jackie Gomez-Whitely, who presented Sheriff Hutchens with the Americana medallion; Sheriff Hutchens; and Cypress College President Bob Simpson. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens honored as Americana Woman of the Year

This year marked the 40th Annual Cypress College Foundation Americana Awards, sponsored by Union Bank. The Americana Awards is the signature fundraising event held by the Cypress College Foundation to underwrite scholarships fo...
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Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program nomination period ends March 13

Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. Kids ages six to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 ...
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Walker Junior High School explores education at the Disneyland Resort

Walker Junior High School from La Palma, Calif. used the Disneyland Resort as a classroom on Jan. 22, 2015 when they participated in the Disney Youth Education Series “Designing a Disney Story” at the Disneyland Resort in A...
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More than 77,000 Orange County students benefit from Chevron’s 2014 Fuel Your School program

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. today announced that its 2014 Fuel Your School program generated $1 million in Orange County, helping to fund 683 local public school classroom projects, 321 of which support science, technology, engineering...
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Club King Site Director Allison Valois and Cypress School District Superintendent Beverly Hempstead. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Rotarians learn about Club King program from Boys and Girls Club

The Cypress Rotary Club invited representatives from Boys & Girls Club of Cypress and King School to present information about the Club King afterschool program that serves a hundred students who attend King School. Club Ki...
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2015 LAEF King of Hearts Tom Lent and Queen of Hearts Tina Heeren. Courtesy photo.

Tom Lent and Tina Heeren crowned as 2015 LAEF King and Queen of Hearts

The Los Alamitos Education Foundation (LAEF) crowned the King and Queen of Hearts on Feb. 20 at The Grand in Long Beach. The Queen of Hearts is Los Alamitos High School counselor Tina Heeren and the King of Hearts is Tom Lent o...
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SBLA Student of the Month for February 2015. Show left to right are Dana Tomlinson, Jade Kaiser, Dr. Issaic Gates, and Darlene Kaiser. Photo courtesy of the Los Alamitos/Seal Beach Rotary Club.

LASB Rotary honors Los Al HS student Jade Kaiser as Student of the Month

The Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach recognized the February Student of the Month at its meeting on Feb. 17 at The Eagle’s Nest. Los Alamitos High School student Jade Kaiser was nominated by her ROP Video Production...
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GGUSD addresses Hare Continuation High School move controversy

As previously reported, during the meeting of the Cypress City Council on Feb. 9, residents addressed the Council during oral communications to express their concerns about Garden Grove Unified School District’s intent to...
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Cypress parents express concerns about GGUSD continuation school to Cypress City Council

During the regular meeting of the Cypress City Council on Feb. 9, concerned parents addressed the Council regarding Garden Grove Unified School District‘s (GGUSD) plan to move Hare Continuation High School to a location n...
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Fred Williams appointed NOCCCD Interim Chancellor

The North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred Williams to the post of Interim Chancellor for the period of March 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015. Chancello...
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Los Alamitos High School mentor breakfast was held in the gymnasium on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Los Alamitos HS breakfast connects students with adult mentors

Los Al students faced adult mentors at tables arranged across the (covered) gymnasium floor. Tables were labeled by interest: business, public safety, health, communications, public relations. Dave Boyer of Wells Fargo Advisors...
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Coaches take photos of students with their families on Signing Day at Cypress High School. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Signing Day at Cypress High sees eight student athletes commit

Parents and coaches were afforded ample opportunity to photograph both before, during and after eight student athletes signed commitment papers in the Medial Center at Cypress High School on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Attention was foc...
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Simon Youth Foundation seeks local applicants for scholarship program

For a 16th straight year, Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for at-risk high school students, is proud to support deserving students in the Orange County community through the ...
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Cypress SD general obligation bonds get AA rating from Fitch

Cypress School District today received an AA rating from Fitch Ratings Inc. on $46.6 million in general obligation bonds, with the added welcome notation that the rating outlook is stable. Fitch reported that the key rating dri...
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