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Pictured are Boys & Girls Club members Mahayla V., Arlene H., Denise E., Samantha A., Summer W., Ryann H., Alyssa H., Kiyoko S., Sophia J., Hailey P., Souly A., Alexis P., and Maya R., along with dance team instructor Candice Brown and Cypress College dance students. Courtesy photo.

Boys and Girls Club Dance Team visits Cypress College

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress Dance Team visited the fine arts department at Cypress College as a special end-of-season field trip. The team got to try out several different dance styles and perform their own dances in a...
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Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Cypress thank Chick-fil-A of Seal Beach for its support. Courtesy photo.

Cypress Boys & Girls Club thanks Chick-fil-A Seal Beach

Youth members of the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress pose to say, “Thank you” to Chick-fil-A Seal Beach, which hosted a “Spirit Night” for the Club on Feb. 12, 2015 that raised over $250 to go towards after-school prog...
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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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Orange County Breeze editor Shelley Henderson gesturing while talking with the students in Room 29 during King Elementary School’s Career Day. I’m wearing my Winter work clothes — jeans, a polo shirt, a dark sweatshirt, and billed baseball cap. The kids wanted to know if I ever wear a dress. I told them sometimes, but not usually because I never know what sort of situation I’ll find myself in. I would rather feel underdressed at a business meeting than have to hike around a muddy field in high heels, nylons and a flippy skirt! Photo by the nice substitute teacher in charge that day.

Pay It Forward: Orange County Breeze takes part in Career Day

On Friday, Jan. 30, I showed up at the office of King Elementary school at about 8:15 a.m. so that I would be ready to take part in Career Day starting at 8:30 a.m. The efficient and polite higher-grade student who escorted me ...
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Shown left to right: Quynh Mai, Oxford Academy; Le Wen Chiu, Los Alamitos High School; Dylan Bach, Cypress High School; and Casey Montano, Cypress College.

Cypress Kiwanis Club awards scholarships, applauds Red Ribbon essayists

On Friday, May 16, the Kiwanis Club of Cypress hosted over seventy people at the Courtyard by Marriott to award annual college scholarships and applaud fifth-grade Red Ribbon Week essayists. Among the notables in attendance wer...
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Cypress School District headquarters

Cypress School District mails flyers on proposed development of District properties

Cypress School District mailed flyers to residents of Cypress with information about proposed development of two properties owned by the District, Mackay School and the District Office property. The following text is taken from...
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Pacific Symphony to support King School students in hands-on learning about classical music

The following information was released by Cypress School District. The Cypress School District has always recognized the importance of music and its link to student learning. In this time of budget and program cuts, one program...
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Cypress Kiwanis, Red Ribbon Week, essay winners

Cypress Kiwanis celebrates Red Ribbon Week essay winners

On Friday, Feb. 2, members of the Cypress Kiwanis celebrated the winners of this year’s Red Ribbon Week essay contest. The fifth-grade essay writers came with their families to the Cypress Community Center. A winner was chose...
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Clara King Elementary School "welcome back!" event

King Elementary School welcomes families back

Students, their families, faculty and staff of Clara King Elementary School in Cypress spent their 2010-2011 school year at the campus of Swain Elementary School while their own facilities were modernized. Construction workers ...
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Miss America plants a pizza garden

Cypress Boys and Girls Club plants Positive Sprouts at King School

This article was originally published in the News Enterprise. Miss America 2011 helps to plant a pizza garden Students, faculty and staff of Clara King Elementary School in Cypress spent last school year housed at Swain Element...
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