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  • Poinsettias key to season, horticulture program

    Poinsettias key to season, horticulture program
    The greenhouses in Orange Coast College's horticulture department had been cleaned out of all but a few brightly colored poinsettias by Friday afternoon. Just a few days before OCC's 36th annual poinsettia sale, the college's five greenhouses had been...
  • Teachers bring attention to education woes

    Teachers bring attention to education woes
    Drivers in the area of Arlington Drive and Fairview Road in Costa Mesa on Monday afternoon honked in support of the nearly 30 local teachers and community members huddled on the street corner and waving signs to encourage reform in public schools. The...
  • District denies parent's claim

    The school board voted unanimously this week to deny a claim alleging the Newport-Mesa Unified School District failed to accommodate the needs of a disabled middle school student. Rebecca Martens filed the claim on behalf of her son, a seventh-grader at...
  • Apodaca: Parents should give their kids a break for the holidays

    As winter break approaches, giving students a needed rest after a pressure-filled fall, I'll bet that a lot of kids are hoping Santa stuffs some chill pills into their parents' Christmas stockings. Whether Mom and Dad would be willing to take the...
  • School records sought in abuse case

    A defense attorney for a Newport Beach man accused of sexually abusing seven boys over more than 15 years has subpoenaed the confidential school records of an undisclosed number of students. Legal counsel has specifically asked about times the...
  • District makes mandated facilities repairs

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District has made the numerous repairs identified by the Orange County Department of Education in September, the board of trustees acknowledged this week. A report from the department outlined 40 problems at five...
  • Health professions for students of color is conference topic

    The new faces of medicine will be at UC Irvine Saturday. The Latino Medical Student Assn. and the Student National Medical Assn. from the UC Irvine School of Medicine are hosting a conference to discuss the admissions process at health professions...
  • Composting converts

    Composting converts
    A donation by the Costa Mesa Sanitary District inspired a group of kindergarteners at Woodland Elementary to keep their class gardens healthy by composting. Francene Kaplan, a contractor with the Sanitary District, presented the $30 composting bin to...
  • Students take a swipe at debit card

    Coast Community College District students expressed concern during a board meeting last week about a controversial debit card used to disperse financial aid. Beginning this fall, students have the option of using the My Coast Colleges Card, which acts...
  • Reality as a warning

    Reality as a warning
    From his wheelchair in the Corona del Mar High School gym, Aaron Rubin held up one finger to indicate "yes" and two fingers for "no" as he answered questions about a drug addiction that led him to a catastrophic overdose. "This is Aaron," said his...
  • Editorial: Common Core is for the common good

    Last weekend one our reporters produced a good story about a Newport Elementary School teacher implementing the state's new Common Core curriculum into her classroom. There has been much debate regarding this approach to teaching, which emphasizes...
  • Apodaca: Is cursive cursed to end?

    An unlikely controversy has erupted in education regarding, of all things, cursive writing. The debate over cursive is reaching full throttle courtesy of the new Common Core State Standards and its top-to-bottom overhaul of K-12 curriculum, which is now...