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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • Coach: Hacking won't hurt team

    The hacking and grade-changing scandal at Corona del Mar High School will not interfere with the Sea Kings' quest for a state title, school and CIF officials said Friday. CdM will battle Sacred Heart Prep of Atherton Saturday in the CIF Division 3 State...
  • Union disputes district claims

    The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers has issued a letter denying the school district's claims that the union was responsible for the elimination of a science enrichment program at Kaiser Elementary School in Costa Mesa. Kimberly Claytor, federation...
  • Student tip line considered for NMUSD

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is considering whether to implement a tip line that would allow students to privately report bullying, fighting, drugs and alcohol on campus, among other things. The goal of the proposed program is to give...
  • Commentary: Are you called to love your city?

    What do the following four influences have in common: a self-absorbed, inward focus, city ignorance, competing values and prejudice? Let me get you started. One will recognize that these influences are nonpartisan. They are readily found in both...
  • Scholarship open to Mesa, Estancia students

    A national scholarship started by a Newport Beach developer is coming to two schools in the Newport-Mesa district. Beginning next year, the Simon Scholars program will be available to 16 students a year, eight each from Costa Mesa and Estancia high...
  • Carnett: Giles T. Brown leaves quite a void

    Carnett: Giles T. Brown leaves quite a void
    Newport-Mesa has lost a bellwether and an icon. Retired Orange Coast College history professor Giles T. Brown died Saturday. He was 97. The 65-year Newport Beach resident was modest and unassuming. Brown was the college's last surviving charter...
  • Notable passings of 2013

    Notable passings of 2013
    This year saw the passing of many notable people from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. Whether they were lost to age, illness or tragedy, they are remembered here. Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan, 17; Nozad al-Hamawendi, 17; Cecilia Zamora, 17; Aurora Cabrera, 16,...
  • A song and a spark

    A song and a spark
    Brooke Allen was a late talker who blossomed into a young vocalist. Despite demonstrating speech delays as a toddler, the Newport Beach resident couldn't wait to turn 5 — the minimum age requirement for Young Singers of Orange County — so...
  • Common Core dissected

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District teachers and administrators spoke about the successes and struggles associated with implementing the new Common Core State Standards during a special board meeting Tuesday. The district's teachers have been...
  • UC Irvine students try 'speedfaithing'

    UC Irvine students try 'speedfaithing'
    You have 10 minutes to sell someone on Catholicism, no more than that to distill the teachings of the Koran or the foundations of Mormonism. It's speed-dating for religion, and in a burst of faith-driven curiosity, dozens of students at UC Irvine ...
  • District lets the dogs in

    While contraband sniffing dogs found one Newport-Mesa Unified School District student in possession of marijuana in October, a district report shows that most students are probably not bringing drugs and alcohol to school. However, students still...
  • Class conflicts vex students

    Several students at Costa Mesa High School are pondering a question that could affect the next four years of their education. Does Advanced Placement calculus or marching band look more impressive on a college application? Students at Mesa are...