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Friends of LAE celebrate 10 years of fundraising for Los Alamitos Elementary students

This was the 10 year anniversary for the Los Alamitos booster group, Friends of LAE, to bring the community of Los Alamitos out to raise money for technology in the school. The Starry Night fundraiser is now part of the school ...
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Los Alamitos Elementary Ambassadors take a break from weighing candy collected after Halloween 2014. Courtey photo.

Los Alamitos Elementary Ambassadors give back through community service

Community service continues to be the focus of the Ambassadors at Los Alamitos Elementary (LAE), fourth and fifth grade students in the school’s leadership program. Thirty-one students joined the residents at Katella Manor in...
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Winter Wonderland vendor Cub Scout Pack 601, based at Los Alamitos Elementary School, was giving away fresh mistletoe and accepting donations to the the Pack's activities. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Winter Wonderland vendor: Cub Scout Pack 601

The organizers of the 2014 Winter Wonderland at the Plaza would like to extend sincere thanks to vendor Cub Scout Pack 601 for participating in and supporting the community event. The participation and support of sponsors and v...
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Los Alamitos Elementary School Principal Songhie Okino at a Chamber of Commerce event in 2011. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Los Al Elementary Principal Okino honored as among America’s Best

Sunghie P. Okino is among 61 outstanding elementary and middle school principals from across the nation and abroad who have been named as 2014 National Distinguished Principals (NDP) by the National Association of Elementary Sc...
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Los Alamitos bumps up speed limit on Bloomfield between Cerritos and Katella

To reach Orange County Breeze World Headquarters on Los Alamitos Blvd. from Cypress, staff members usually drive south on Bloomfield St. to Green Ave., then turn west. (The reverse trip takes Green Ave. east to Lexington Dr., t...
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LAEF’s Enrichment Institute succeeds in keeping kids learning over summer break

LAEF’s Summer Enrichment Institute ends on Friday, July 25, but everything students have learned and experienced will last a lifetime! The Los Alamitos Education Foundation (LAEF) is proud to have provided 54 classes this sum...
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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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Long Beach based Epson joins with DonorsChoose to boost classroom tech

The following information was released by Epson America Inc. Epson America, Inc. today announced it has partnered with for a second year in a row for its 2013 holiday season initiative. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 24, ...
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Los Alamitos Unified School District Board incumbents running unopposed for re-election

The following information comes from the online candidate filing log of the Orange County Registrar of Voters. This year, there are three incumbents running unopposed for Los Alamitos Unified School District Governing Board: Da...
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Modernization projects to effect summer use of Los Alamitos school facilities

The following information was released by the Los Alamitos Unified School District. The Hopkinson and Rossmoor Elementary School Modernization Projects began on June 16, 2011. These projects consist of modernizing all of the bu...
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CIF-SS releases boys soccer pre-flips

The following information was released by the Southern Section of the California Scholastic Federation (CIF-SS). The Division 1 quarter final 2012 boy’s soccer pre-flips for Los Alamitos High School: Servite vs *Thousand Oaks...
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Landell Elementary School in Cypress

Cypress and Los Alamitos elementary schools rank in Register special report

The Orange County Register has released its 2011 ranking of public elementary schools: One-third of the schools awarded medals are in Los Alamitos Unified or Cypress School District. Here are the schools in Orange County Breeze...
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