Sunshine Awards add a special glow to special education in Capistrano

Sunshine Awards add a special glow to special education in Capistrano

By Greg Mellen There was a Big Kahuna at the Capistrano Unified School District offices in San Juan Capistrano the
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State policymakers hear from CUSD parent advocates during annual trip to Sacramento

State policymakers hear from CUSD parent advocates during annual trip to Sacramento

By CUSD Insider Thirty-one people from the Capistrano Unified School District visited the State Capitol recently to advocate for children
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Learning Mandarin keeps Huntington Beach kids (and their mom) immersed and on the go

Learning Mandarin keeps Huntington Beach kids (and their mom) immersed and on the go

By Greg Mellen “Are we there yet?” Twins Adam and Alia Hamdy make their displeasure known during their weekday drive
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Attendance rate climbs in face of declining enrollment

Attendance rate climbs in face of declining enrollment

By Greg Mellen Slowly but surely students are spending more school days in the classroom, increasing average daily attendance across
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Special guests read to CUSD students during Read Across America

Special guests read to CUSD students during Read Across America

Capistrano Unified School District invited special guests from the community to read to students as part of the nationwide Read
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Elementary students’ talents shine during ‘Bathgate’s Got Talent – Season 3’

Elementary students’ talents shine during ‘Bathgate’s Got Talent – Season 3’

By Theresa Cisneros Dozens of Bathgate Elementary students took to the stage during the school’s annual talent show, which helped
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San Clemente High AVID earns national recognition

San Clemente High AVID earns national recognition

By Greg Mellen The students in the AVID program at San Clemente High come from different backgrounds, but most share
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Anonymous angel delivers winter coats to the homeless through her charity

Anonymous angel delivers winter coats to the homeless through her charity

By Greg Mellen As Southern California emerges from one of the rainiest and coldest Februaries on record, Peyton Hitzler takes
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Middle-schoolers learn about wide array of potential future career paths

Middle-schoolers learn about wide array of potential future career paths

By Greg Mellen Administrators unveiled their new and improved Career Day at Ladera Ranch Middle School recently. In addition to
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Aliso Niguel student giving a voice to youth in education

Aliso Niguel student giving a voice to youth in education

By Greg Mellen Aliso Niguel High’s Katherine Verrando will have a chance to advocate for fellow students at the highest
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