Esencia Elementary teacher recognized with prestigious state award

Esencia Elementary teacher recognized with prestigious state award

By Cathi Douglas For Leslie Whitaker, a third-grade teacher at Esencia Elementary, it’s surreal to be one of six California
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First elementary Virtual STEAM Night sees success

First elementary Virtual STEAM Night sees success

By Greg Mellen While in-person classes are in various stages of hiatus, “the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math)
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‘To Know Better’ video brings students together to spread kindness

‘To Know Better’ video brings students together to spread kindness

By Bradley Zint Students from Canyon Vista Elementary and Don Juan Avila Middle schools are working together to produce a
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Bernice Ayer Middle School honored as Model Professional Learning Community at Work

Bernice Ayer Middle School honored as Model Professional Learning Community at Work

By Cathi Douglas For Principal Nick Stever, Bernice Ayer Middle School’s recent recognition as a Model Professional Learning Community At
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Capistrano Unified honored with Golden Bell Award for outstanding Professional Learning Communities

Capistrano Unified honored with Golden Bell Award for outstanding Professional Learning Communities

By Elysse James The Capistrano Unified School District has been selected to receive the 41st annual Golden Bell Award, which
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Students at Don Juan Avila come out of pandemic with new skills: resiliency, flexibility and self-reliance

Students at Don Juan Avila come out of pandemic with new skills: resiliency, flexibility and self-reliance

By Lou Ponsi From no school, to virtual school to hybrid school, students and teachers have been among the groups
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One million meals and counting: CUSD continues serving food to children across the district

One million meals and counting: CUSD continues serving food to children across the district

By Lou Ponsi Thanks in large part to a waiver extended by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), schools
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By the numbers: How CUSD has provided safe learning during COVID

By the numbers: How CUSD has provided safe learning during COVID

By Mike Cisneros Since the pandemic first hit Orange County and schools were shut down in March, the Capistrano Unified
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Capistrano Unified: A year in review

Capistrano Unified: A year in review

With 2020 behind us, we are reflecting back on all the ups and downs we’ve weathered together at Capistrano Unified.
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Hoag, CUSD webinar shares tips for optimal health during holidays

Hoag, CUSD webinar shares tips for optimal health during holidays

Capistrano Unified leaders hosted a webinar Tuesday featuring the advice of a South County doctor on the coronavirus pandemic, general
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