Spotlight Schools – May 10, 2022


Helping you better understand, navigate and participate in the TK-12 public school experience in Orange County.

Local writer Jeannette Andruss has published her latest Spotlight School’s newsletter.  In this week’s newsletter she covers…

  • FIRST BELL 🔔 Primary Election coverage: Three candidates running for the Orange County Board of Education share their views.  jeanette begins her interviews with candidates Mari Barke, Martha Flour and Christopher Ganiere.
  • SECOND BELL 🔔What you need to know about CAASPP testing — (More than you ever wanted to know abut California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress tests or CAASPP, the state academic testing program.)
  • 💙 Support for local TK student battling brain cancer.
  • EXTRA CREDIT 📌Details on a FREE summer program for kids.
  • RECESS 👏🏼Graduating seniors are getting ready to roll in Rossmoor. 🚘 What’s new for this year’s parade honoring the class of 2022.

View the entire newsletter here.

Other Stories Worth Reading

  • Police record reports Mater Dei football players allegedly sexually assaulted teammate // L.A. Times
  • Bill advances to allow Californians 12 and older to be vaccinated without parental consent // CalMatters
  • Long Beach passes ‘kid zone’ law barring adults from parks who are not supervising children // Long Beach Post
  • O.C. high seniors land paid internships after taking part in summer cybersecurity program // OCDE Newsroom
  • Seal Beach student is editor of local newspaper for the day // The Sun Newspapers
  • O.C. schools earn honors for engaging students in civic learning // California Dept. of Education
  • Magnolia High School to open agriscience community center this week // O.C. Breeze
  • Malachi Nelson and the Los Alamitos High School football team will open the 2022 season in a game on ESPN2 //


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