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Director of Fiscal Services Renee Arkus. Courtesy photo.

LAUSD hires new director of fiscal services

It is with great pleasure that the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Education announces that Renee Arkus has been named the District’s new Director of Fiscal Services.  Renee comes to Los Al after 14 years in va...
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LAUSD Superintendent Sherry Kropp

LAUSD Superintendent Kropp welcomes families to the new school year

Welcome to a new school year and another exciting time in Los Alamitos Unified! Last year, we saw tremendous gains in student achievement in academics, athletics, activities, and the arts. We appreciate the hard work and dedica...
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Dr. Jeffrey I. Barke, candidate for Los Alamitos School Board. Courtesy photo.

Candidate statement: Jeffrey I. Barke, M.D., Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees

Dr. Jeffrey I. Barke is running for re-election to the Board of Trustees of the Los Alamitos Unified School District. Dr. Barke responded to our invitation to all local candidates to send us a photo and a statement for publicat...
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Diana D. Hill, incumbent candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees.

Candidate statement: Diana D. Hill, Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees

Diana D. Hill is running for re-election to the Board of Trustees of the Los Alamitos Unified School District. Mrs. Hill responded to our invitation to all local candidates to send us a photo and a statement for publication her...
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Los Alamitos School District

Los Alamitos School Board incumbents face challengers in November

In contrast to come local school boards, Los Alamitos Unified School District Board will see a real contest this November when two incumbents face two challengers. Seeking re-election this year are Jeffrey Barke and Diana D. Hi...
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Los Alamitos Education Foundation

LAEF awards $7000 in program scholarships already in 2014

LAEF is moving closer to accomplishing the goal of enhancing the education of every student in Los Al Unified! Through the support of organizations like the Miller Foundation and Run Seal Beach, as well as ongoing partnerships ...
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Volunteers from Bundles of Books and Summer Harvest at The Youth Center in Los Alamitos. Courtesy photo.

Summer Harvest and Bundles of Books team up to help families this summer

Two local non-profits, Summer Harvest and Bundles of Books, teamed up this summer to support local families in need in Los Alamitos and Cypress. Founder Amy Payne of Summer Harvest and Founder Charmaine Alvarado of Bundles of B...
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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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LAUSD recognizes Johnson as 2014 Administrator of the Year

Dr. Mark Johnson, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, was recognized by the Los Alamitos Unified School District (LAUSD) at the June 10 Board of Education meeting for being selected as the Administrator of the Yea...
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LAUSD 2014 Teacher of the Year Justin Padilla and members of the Board of Rossmoor Community Services District. Photo by Elizabeth Deering.

RCSD honors LAUSD 2014 Teacher of the Year Justin Padilla

The Rossmoor Community Services District Board honored Los Alamitos Unified School District’s 2014 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Justin Padilla at their June 10, 2014, regular meeting. President Maynard presented a framed proclama...
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Los Alamitos High School teacher selected to attend Google Teacher Academy

Google has selected Dan Bennett as an attendee at the next Google Teacher Academy, to be held in Mountain View, CA on July 30-31, 2014. The Google Teacher Academy is a two-day intensive program that recognizes educators who are...
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Los Alamitos School District

Los Alamitos Unified School District ends another great year

Thank you for your continued support ensuring that the 2013-14 school year was an outstanding experience for our students.  Because of your commitment to children, their education, and the community, our students continue to t...
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Shown left to right are LAEF Executive Director Carrie Logue, LAEF Board Member Michelle Boos-Stone, Kristi Wilhelm of the Young Americans, LAEF Program Lead Teacher Katie Miraglia. Photo by Emeline Noda.

Young Americans donates $7000 to Los Alamitos Education Foundation

The Los Alamitos Education Foundation (LAEF) received a check in the amount of $7000 from the Young Americans on Sunday, April 27, during the finale performance of the performing arts workshop conducted that weekend. The Young ...
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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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