High school rivals become friends through shared love of beach soccer and of Capistrano Unified

High school rivals become friends through shared love of beach soccer and of Capistrano Unified

By Lou Ponsi For years, Lauren Leslie and Christine Yount were rivals on the soccer field, first competing against each
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Malcom fifth-grade teacher honored for ‘giving joy’

Malcom fifth-grade teacher honored for ‘giving joy’

By Cathi Douglas No one was surprised when fifth-grade teacher Todd Hoffman from John S. Malcom Elementary recently was honored
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CUSD board appoints 2021-2022 student advisor

CUSD board appoints 2021-2022 student advisor

San Clemente High School senior Kanei Padhya was recently selected to serve as Student Advisor to the Capistrano Unified School
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You’re invited: Open house for Newhart Middle School’s new STEAM building

You’re invited: Open house for Newhart Middle School’s new STEAM building

By Elysse James The CUSD community is invited to attend an open house event for Newhart Middle School’s new STEAM
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Statewide organization invites Shorecliffs teacher to speak on College and Career Week

Statewide organization invites Shorecliffs teacher to speak on College and Career Week

By Cathi Douglas For Shorecliffs Middle School teacher Robbin Carter, the school’s annual College and Career Week offers students invaluable
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Girls volleyball hits the courts after a short pandemic season

Girls volleyball hits the courts after a short pandemic season

By Lou Ponsi Girls’ volleyball may have been the most impacted high school sport during the coronavirus pandemic that wreaked
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Los Angeles Chargers name Aliso Niguel High coach their Football Coach of the Week

Los Angeles Chargers name Aliso Niguel High coach their Football Coach of the Week

By Lou Ponsi Aliso Niguel football coach Michael Calahan was named High School Football Coach of the Week by the
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Three CUSD schools earn platinum California PBIS awards, one earns gold

Three CUSD schools earn platinum California PBIS awards, one earns gold

By Greg Mellen Wagon Wheel Elementary in Coto de Caza has Mustang Pride. At Tijeras Creek Elementary, home of the
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Tesoro High greets students with a song and a dance on first day of school

Tesoro High greets students with a song and a dance on first day of school

Tesoro High School welcomed students for the fall semester with a performance by the Tesoro Varsity Song and Cheer teams
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Hugs, welcomes and a new mascot: The first day of school at Palisades Elementary

Hugs, welcomes and a new mascot: The first day of school at Palisades Elementary

Teachers, staff and even the school’s new mascot — Mr. Wave — were on hand at Palisades Elementary School on
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