OCDE to hold Youth Suicide Awareness webinar for parents to learn early warning signs

OCDE to hold Youth Suicide Awareness webinar for parents to learn early warning signs

By Lou Ponsi According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second leading cause of death
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CUSD hosts Strategies for School Anxiety and Refusal webinar Sept. 30

CUSD hosts Strategies for School Anxiety and Refusal webinar Sept. 30

By Lou Ponsi With some students on the verge of returning to school campuses for in-person learning, the Capistrano Unified
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STEM/STEAM buildings at Aliso Niguel High, Newhart Middle start taking shape

STEM/STEAM buildings at Aliso Niguel High, Newhart Middle start taking shape

By Greg Mellen The Capistrano Unified School District is doubling down on its commitment to STEM and STEAM teaching with
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Capo Valley High’s digital photography featured on George Lucas Foundation’s Edutopia

Capo Valley High’s digital photography featured on George Lucas Foundation’s Edutopia

By Cathi Douglas Teaching photography in the midst of the COVID-19 health crisis posed significant challenges for Wendy McElfish –
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San Juan Elementary student honored with regional award

San Juan Elementary student honored with regional award

By Cathi Douglas With her whirlwind summer schedule of skateboarding and gymnastics, it’s impossible to see that fifth-grader Janeza Oseguera
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Capistrano Unified teens fight hunger with gift card donation

Capistrano Unified teens fight hunger with gift card donation

Aliso Niguel High School seniors Sam Rafizad and Zohal Noorzayee lead a school club called “Teens Fight Against Hunger.” They
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San Clemente High School culinary program sets students up for success

San Clemente High School culinary program sets students up for success

By Michael Cisneros To say that the Intro to Culinary Arts class at San Clemente High School puts you on
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Capistrano Unified alumna’s chalk art brings message of hope to CVHS graduates

Capistrano Unified alumna’s chalk art brings message of hope to CVHS graduates

By Greg Mellen Anyone who has taken up walking for exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic has likely seen them. Mostly
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San Clemente High teacher was ‘a phenomenal educator’

San Clemente High teacher was ‘a phenomenal educator’

By Lou Ponsi Longtime San Clemente High School teacher Joseph Moros was described by his daughter, Amanda Leiva, as a
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First-year teacher shares her distance learning experience

First-year teacher shares her distance learning experience

By Arielle Freleaux My first year teaching hasn’t been exactly as I had always pictured it. I started teaching 6th and
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