Ava August channels an ‘old soulness,’ Freddie Mercury vibes in latest ‘American Idol’ appearances

Ava August channels an ‘old soulness,’ Freddie Mercury vibes in latest ‘American Idol’ appearances

By CUSD Insider Staff Ava August’s life continues to be a dream — one broadcast on television coast to coast.
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Author shares real-life story of girl who fought racism and won

Author shares real-life story of girl who fought racism and won

By Cathi Douglas It’s wonderful to read about a heroine who changes the world – and especially memorable when the
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Marco Forster community takes ‘Blinding Lights’ Challenge

Marco Forster community takes ‘Blinding Lights’ Challenge

By Capo Insider staff The Marco Forster Middle School community has been doing a lot of dancing lately — and
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‘American Idol’ judge gives high praise for Ava August: ‘It was like watching Judy Garland up there’

‘American Idol’ judge gives high praise for Ava August: ‘It was like watching Judy Garland up there’

By CUSD Insider Staff Ava August had another eventful week on the 19th season of “American Idol,” tapping into a
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Dana Hills kicker is first female player to score in varsity game

Dana Hills kicker is first female player to score in varsity game

By Lou Ponsi Leah West made history recently when she became the first female football player ever from Dana Hills
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Newhart Middle School hosts baked potato bar for teachers, staff

Newhart Middle School hosts baked potato bar for teachers, staff

Newhart Middle School recognized teachers and staff members on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) with a Baked Potato Bar in
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Capo Unified debuts revamped College and Career Centers for a new generation of students

Capo Unified debuts revamped College and Career Centers for a new generation of students

By CUSD Insider staff The Capistrano Unified School District is in the midst of renovating and modernizing its College and
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It’s time to vote: Ava August progresses to top 24 round of “American Idol”

It’s time to vote: Ava August progresses to top 24 round of “American Idol”

By CUSD Insider staff Capistrano Unified student Ava August wowed audiences and celebrity judges on the 19th season of “American
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Dana Hills freshman Ava August progresses through ‘American Idol’ with ‘star-like’ quality, judges say

Dana Hills freshman Ava August progresses through ‘American Idol’ with ‘star-like’ quality, judges say

By CUSD Insider staff In her own words: “It’s getting real!” Ava August, the 15-year-old Dana Hills High School freshman,
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Trailblazing teacher: Women’s History Month honors pro surfer, Hankey leader for lasting impact on sports equality

Trailblazing teacher: Women’s History Month honors pro surfer, Hankey leader for lasting impact on sports equality

By Cathi Douglas Twin sisters Jolene and Jorja Smith couldn’t have known that their campaign for a women’s professional surfing
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