Another week is in the books, and we’ve got a recap of some of the education news you might have missed.
- The Super Quiz Relay marked the final event of this year’s Orange County Academic Decathlon, and the Orange County Register had it covered with a story and photos.
- OCDE’s new College and Career Preparatory Academy is designed to fill gaps in services available to young men and women who have aged out of the school system but still need to complete graduation requirements.
- A pair of students — one from Santa Ana High School and another from Beckman High in Tustin Unified — are in very select company, having earned perfect scores on the notoriously challenging Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Culture Exam.
- About 35 fifth- and sixth-grade students from Newport Coast Elementary School are taking coding classes offered by a local nonprofit.
- The famous Harlem Globetrotters trotted through Orange County this week to spread a message of anti-bullying at several schools, including Richmond Elementary in Fullerton, Star View Elementary in Midway City, St. Joachim Catholic School in Costa Mesa and St. Anne School of Santa Ana.
- A Fullerton School District board member who would have been up for re-election in November will have to wait two years to run again as a result of Fullerton’s transition from an at-large election system to geographical trustee areas.
That’s all for now.