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Top Ten Stories for June 22 through June 28

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Navy successfully tests missile interceptor launched from Vandenberg Seal Beach hosting block party/car show to raise mo...
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Cypress School District responds to grand jury report

Cypress School District (District) was recently identified in an Orange County Grand Jury report titled: School Bonds – The Untold Story of Assessed Values. Our District is extremely grateful to the voters in our community fo...
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Jason Otto tested flying discs for his science fair project at Luther School, judged on Monday, May 19, 2014. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Luther students impress at school science fair

Fourth, fifth, and sixth graders at Luther Elementary School in La Palma put on quite a show at the school’s science fair this year. The variety among the projects truly astounds – they ranged the gamut from carnati...
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Local elementary schools recognized as ‘distinguished’ by State

According to the California Department of Education: The following local elementary schools have been recognized by CSRP for 2014: District School Cypress A. E. Arnold Elementary Los Alamitos Unified Francis Hopkinson Elementar...
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Joel Rosen, Director of Community Development, addresses concerned Buena Park residents on Feb. 18. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Cypress School District seeks new proposals for closed Dickerson School property

For the last two years, Cypress School District has worked exclusively with the City of Buena Park on a potential development of the city‐owned property known as Larwin Park and a subsequent exchange of that developed site fo...
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Top Ten Stories for March 9 through March 15

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Long Beach Police seeking public help in identifying assault suspects Man and woman die in Anaheim traffic accident Driv...
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The sign for Larwin Park at the northern edge along Ball Road just east of Valley View St. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Cypress School District land swap with Buena Park dropped

For the last two years, Cypress School District has worked exclusively with the City of Buena Park on a potential development of the city-owned property known as Larwin Park and a subsequent exchange of that developed site for ...
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Joel Rosen, Director of Community Development, addresses concerned Buena Park residents on Feb. 18. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Buena Park residents express anger, frustration about Larwin Park-Dickerson School land swap deal

Mayor Miller Oh of Buena Park met with an overflow crowd at Dickerson School on Feb. 18 to listen to their concerns about the proposed land swap deal between Cypress School District and the City of Buena Park. The audience most...
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How do I run for school board?

Editor’ note: A reader wrote in to question this article’s description of retiring school board members. From my experience over the last few years, board members often retire mid-term. The remaining board members t...
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The sign for Larwin Park at the northern edge along Ball Road just east of Valley View St. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Dickerson School property swap agreement to be addressed at Feb. 13 Cypress School Board meeting

According to the published agenda, the Board of Trustees of the Cypress School District has scheduled discussion and action on “Agreements to Effectuate Exchange of Dickerson School Site for Larwin Park Property” for its re...
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The sign for Larwin Park at the northern edge along Ball Road just east of Valley View St. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

South Buena Park residents feel Council and School District turning a deaf ear

When homeowners in the tidy neighborhood surrounding Larwin Park and the former Dickerson School site bought their vintage 1950s homes, the five-acre neighborhood park backing up to a shopping center and the elementary school w...
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Learn more about kindergarten in Cypress School District at upcoming informational meeting

The following information was released by the Cypress School District. If you want to learn more about our excellent educational opportunities in Cypress and meet staff members, you are invited to attend our Kindergarten Regist...
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Jacki Teschke, principal of Luther Elementary School in La Palma

Luther Elementary reopens after modernization upgrades

Steve Luther Elementary School in La Palma held a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 11, to celebrate its grand re-opening following a year-long modernization process. The many upgrades, courtesy of the Cypress School District’s on...
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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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