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JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for CTEP Dental/Medical Assisting Programs

JT Healthcare Donates Uniforms for Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Career Technical Education Partnership Dental/Medical Assisting Programs.

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Poetry Out Loud 2019

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education has a strong partnership with the Arts Council Santa Cruz to bring the national Poetry Out Loud competition to our county.

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Lighthouse Student and Potential Eagle Scout Transforms School Garden

Students at Lighthouse High School are enjoying their new beautiful garden thanks to Senior Joe Briskey and his Eagle Scout project.

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California’s Updated Accountability System Released – California School Dashboard

The Dashboard provides school communities with a comprehensive view of how their schools are performing and serving students across a variety of measures.

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CTEP Logo Contest for Graphic Design Classes

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Career Technical Education Partnership program announced the winner of the contest to create the new program’s logo.

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Migrant Head Start Families Visit Watsonville Library

Our Migrant Head Start families saunter off after a long day at work to explore the treasures of the Watsonville Library Children’s Room.

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277 Students Recognized as Language Ambassadors

Language Ambassadors is an enrichment program started by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education in 2016-2017 to promote multilingualism.

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Student Authors’ Fair 2018

The Capitola Mall hummed with the excitement of student authors from across the county at the Student Authors’ Fair on May 5, 2018.  The annual event, organized …

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4th Graders Get a Taste of College

Santa Cruz County schools brought their students to the campus for the 7th annual custom college experience.

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Farmworker Families Explore the Rich Resources of the Watsonville Library

Migrant Head Start parents toured the beautiful Watsonville Library and families obtained their very first library cards for their toddlers and preschoolers.

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Carnegie Hall Link Up Music Education Program Transforms Elementary Students’ Lives

It was a cold, clear February morning, as we walked into the Kaiser Permanente Arena and beheld the Santa Cruz Symphony and Youth Symphony.

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The SCCOE Takes On Poetry Out Loud: A National Recitation Competition

On Thursday, February 1, high school student finalists from the county competed in the Poetry Out Loud competition at Bookshop Santa Cruz.