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  • Everyday Cheapskate: What kids need to know about thankfulness
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:38:04 GMT
    You can use financial principles to teach everything from math problems to social issues. That's because money is about values, relationships, choices and self-worth....
  • Santa Ana, Cypress colleges slated to offer 4-year degrees
    published on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:59:00 GMT
    In this December 2007 file photo, Cypress College Mortuary Science student Katherine Reck of Orange makes some final touches on a clay death mask. Santa Ana and Cypress community colleges are poised to be among the first in California to offer bachelor's degrees in two fields that are unavailable at other state four-year universities....
  • Lessons in service and kindness
    published on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:52:57 GMT
    Kimberly Bocardo, Yaiia Garcia, Rebecca Burciaga and Dulce Godinez, left to right facing the camera, are all seventh graders at South Junior High and painted some of the benches on campus during the Anaheim Union School District's Servathon. Rather than sleeping in, going to a family barbecue or hitting the beach on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, seventh-grader Julio Espinosa sanded splintered benches and painted tree planters at South Junior High School....
  • Cypress students blur line between art, dance
    published on Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Cypress High School dance students rehearse for their annual dance concert. The theme for this year's concert is “A Night at the Museum.” Cypress High School dance teacher Kerri Fenton lined the wall of her classroom with photos, drawings and papier-mA chA figures....
  • Students set to serve on Jan. 19
    published on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    More than 2,000 students from the Anaheim Union High School District will participate in a "Servathon" geared toward funding future good deeds. The event is set for Jan. 19 to coincide with the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and the National Day of Service....
  • Cypress High band on final road to Rose Parade
    published on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Winter break is not the time for members of Cypress High School's Centurion Imperial Brigade to step off the field or away from school. For them, winter break is crunch time as they prepare for their Tournament of Roses Parade debut on New Year's Day....
  • Boy, 15, with cerebral palsy aims to inspire with Rose Parade march
    published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Freshman French horn player Brent Dillard, 15, has worked very hard to march in the Rose Parade with his Cypress High School bandmates, despite his cerebral palsy affliction. He is following in the family tradition of being in the Cypress High Band....
  • Non-citizens: A right to vote, or not?
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:34:00 GMT
    To the editor : You bring up some very compelling arguments for voting rights for noncitizens who are in this country legally and pay local, state and federal taxes. The contemporary immigrant rights movement has commanded attention through civil disobedience, student walkouts and intensive lobbying....