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Lowenthal announces Class of 2019 appointments to service academies

Congressman Alan Lowenthal today announced that five of his Congressional nominees to the nation’s service academies for the Class of 2019 have successfully received appointments. “Each year, it is a distinct honor to n...
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Students in Oxford Academy’s Korean Language Program design unique video contest

Oxford Academy will hold their first “Nongshim Video Bowl” contest on Thursday, March 12. David Kim, Korean language teacher, sought to connect language to culture with the contest. Although there are many local Korean-owne...
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Cypress Chamber looking for mentors to attend student breakfast

As the 29th annual Student & Business Mentoring Breakfast (March 18, 7-8:45 a.m., Cypress Community Center) fast approaches, we are trying to match the interests of our 200+ students with mentors in the community who might ...
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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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Back-to-school night for parents of Oxford Academy students tonight

The Taco Truck will arrive at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon for Oxford Academy’s Back-to-School Night. Although the truck is scheduled to be on site until 8 p.m., those wanting food are strongly urged to arrive early because the f...
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Oxford Academy students to put on free concert

On Monday, June 9, music teacher Deanna Miner and her students from Oxford Academy will be offering a free string and jazz concert. This event will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Cypress Public Library, located at ...
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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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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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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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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 for a second year in a row for its 2013 holiday season initiative. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 24, ...
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