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Local students named as 2015 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Today officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an ...
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Cypress High School celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new logo

Last year a committee was developed in order to look at rebranding the Cypress High School logo, comprised of Alumni, ASB, Athletics and Administration. As the process progressed, it was evident that multiple images and logos w...
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CIF-SS adjusts criteria for balancing divisions in basketball

The CIF-SS Basketball Advisory Committee and SCIBCA Executive Committee have reviewed the basketball division criteria that we have used the previous 6 seasons. The following recommendations to adjust the current mechanics of t...
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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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Brandon Law Group wins Cypress Chamber Players Choice Golf Tournament

The Brandon Law Group won the Chamber Cup after finishing two-strokes ahead of the competition in the recent Cypress Chamber Players Choice Golf Tournament at the Navy Course in Cypress. A portion of the proceeds from the tourn...
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Shown left to right: RLA RWF Advocacy Chairwoman Nancy Hathcock; students Madelyn Joseph, Angela Yi, Kaitlyn Haga, and Kelly McCone; and RLA RWF President Margene Walz. Courtesy photo.

Republican Women to hear scholarship students and Board of Ed candidate at May meeting

Four local high students will speak at the May 17 Rossmoor-Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated meeting at the Courtyard by Marriott (5865 Katella Ave. at Valley View St.). They are: Kaitlyn Haga, Pacifica High School Madely...
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Three Cypress students win National Merit $2500 scholarships

Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists i...
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Tournament of Roses President Richard Chinen and his wife Kim are honored with a poster signed by all the members of the Cypress High School Marching Band, here represented by their drum majors: junior Trilina Mai and seniors Julia Martyn and Nathan Sacamay, accompanied by Band Director James Quirion. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Tournament of Roses presents official invitation to Cypress HS Marching Band

Richard Chinen, President and Chairman of the Board of the Tournament of Roses, presented the Rose Parade flag to the Cypress High School Marching Band as an official invitation to march in the 2015 Rose Parade in Pasadena. Thi...
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Cypress High School hosting e-waste drive to support Grad Nite event

The following information was released by Cypress High School. Support Cypress High seniors by donating electronic devices at the school parking lot (9801 Valley View St.) on Saturday, March 15, 9am to 1pm. Accepted items inclu...
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Cypress High teacher among those honored by OC Engineering Council

Five teachers were recently recognized by the Orange County Engineering Council with Outstanding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Service and Program Awards. The awards were bestowed at the annual banquet spons...
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Cypress High School student Kayla Briet.

Cypress High student places second in White House Student Film Festival

Cypress High School senior Kayla Briet is being honored for placing second in the White House Student Film Festival. Kayla traveled to the White House, where her 3-minute video, “Stay Curious: Technology in the Classroom!” ...
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North Orange County Community College District Chancellor Dr. Ned Doffoney. Courtesy photo.

NOCCCD Chancellor to speak at Cypress Student and Business Mentoring Breakfast

North Orange County Community College District Chancellor Dr. Ned Doffoney will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Cypress Chamber of Commerce 28th annual Student and Business Breakfaston Thursday, March 20 at the Cypress C...
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Anaheim Union High School District surveys for superintendent search

After the abrupt dismissal of its previous superintendent, Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) is now searching for a replacement. Local schools in AUHSD include Lexington and Walker Junior High Schools plus Cypress High...
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Local high school basketball picks up after holiday break

This coming week will see local high school basketball teams return to the court. School Opponent Date Cypress Centurions (boys) Loara Saxons Tuesday, Jan. 7 Kennedy Fighting Irish Friday, Jan. 10 Cypress Centurions (girls) Ken...
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