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CUSD Statement Regarding Uvalde School Shooting

  Dear CUSD Families, Teachers, Classified Staff, and Administrators, We join the nation in mourning the tragic loss of life in the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. These are always the moments where we seek answers to…
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Leslie Whitaker named finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence n Mathematics and Science Teaching

Full Release Esencia Elementary School teacher Leslie Whitaker was named a state finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). It is the second time Whitaker has been named a finalist for the national award,…
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Capistrano Unified Board of Trustees Appoint Castellanos to Trustee Area 5

Capistrano Unified Board of Trustees Appoint Castellanos to Trustee Area 5 The Capistrano Unified School District Board of Trustees appointed Krista Castellanos to fill a vacancy in Trustee Area 5 at its special meeting on September 9, 2019. Castellanos replaces…
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CAPISTRANO UNIFIED ALUMNA KATHRYN PLUMMER WINS PRESTIGIOUS JAMES E. SULLIVAN AWARD

Current Stanford University Junior and Aliso Niguel High School Alumna, Kathryn Plummer has been named the 89th James E. Sullivan Award winner. The prestigious award has been presented annually since 1930 by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) to the most…
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CAPISTRANO UNIFIED COUNSELING PROGRAMS RECEIVE NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Four Capistrano Unified schools have received national recognition by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) as Recognized ASCA Model Programs (RAMP). The RAMP designation identifies schools that are committed to delivering an exemplary comprehensive school counseling program. Honorees are awarded…
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