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Corporate-sponsored National Merit scholarships announced

Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 1,000 distinguished high school seniors have won corpora...
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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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Oxford Academy recognized by Cypress City Council for being named a national blue-ribbon school. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Oxford Academy recognized at Cypress City Council meeting for academic excellence

Oxford Academy received a certificate of recognition at the Jan. 13 meeting of the Cypress City Council as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2013. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program was created by the U.S. government in t...
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Oxford Academy's #33 Zihad Amin fights a Crean Lutheran player for a jump ball during the home game on Thursday, Jan. 10. Photo by George Rodriguez.

Oxford Academy boys cagers fall to Crean Lutheran

The following information was pulled from MaxPreps. The game photo is by George Rodriguez for Orange County Breeze. The Oxford Academy Patriot’s varsity boy’s basketball team lost to the Crean Lutheran Saints 74-29 in a hom...
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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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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 DonorsChoose.org for a second year in a row for its 2013 holiday season initiative. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 24, ...
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Cypress, Los Al make Division 1 in basketball

The following article is based on information released by CIF-SS. The Southern Section of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF-SS) announced divisions for varsity basketball. Both Los Alamitos and Cypress High Schools...
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Local high school football round-up for week of September 29 to October 5

Here is a round-up, courtesy of MaxPreps, of local high school football results for the week of Sept. 29 to Oct. 5. Los Alamitos vs. Kennedy The Los Alamitos High School Griffins beat the Damien Spartans 27-13 in an away non-co...
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Oxford Academy in Cypress named 2013 National Blue Ribbon School

After producing an astonishing bumper crop of National Merit semi-finalists, Oxford Academy in Cypress has another accolade to boast about — being named a national Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Oxfor...
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Oxford Academy astounds with twelve National Merits semifinalists

An astonishing 12 students from Cypress’s Oxford Academy are semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship. Oxford Academy is an academically rigorous school, and the students who attend must work hard to achieve and m...
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Ben Sanchez replaces Kathy Scott as principal of Oxford Academy

Orange County Breeze knew about Cypress High School getting a new principal, Dr. Jodie Wales. We did not know that Kathy Scott had left Oxford Academy for Corona del Mar High School. We wish her well in her new position. Her re...
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Teen driver convicted for killing Steven and Douglas Uselton sentenced

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A drunken teenage driver was sentenced today to 30 years to life in state prison for murdering a father and son in an early-morning high-speed crash...
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Oxford Academy student receives Disney scholarship

The following information was released by Oxford Academy, 5172 Orange Ave. in Cypress. Katya Sutil from Oxford Academy in Cypress has been awarded a $7,500 scholarship for her leadership, academic excellences and contributions ...
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