Categories for Youth Services

March 21, 2022

Samueli Academy celebrates completion of campus construction

It’s time to put the hard hats away at Samueli Academy. The Santa Ana-based public charter school recently completed its campus construction after a decade of a capital campaign, with the opening of a gymnasium and soccer field on the 7.1-acre campus. Samueli Academy is a program of nonprofit Orangewood Foundation, which also announced that the school’s 10-year, multiphase capital campaign is now complete. A total of $72 million was raised for the improvements.

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February 16, 2017

Ducks, City of Irvine Break Ground on Ice Complex

The growth of hockey in Orange County has been a priority for the Ducks organization has taken a step forward recently. On February 16, the Ducks, H&S Ventures, Irvine Ice Foundation and the City of Irvine officially broke ground on new public skating facility at the Orange County Great Park. The facility will open in June 2018, and at a staggering 280,000 square feet will be the largest in California and one of the largest in the U.S. It will include three NHL-standard ice rinks and one Olympic-sized, as well as a 2,500 seat arena.

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September 3, 2016

Samueli Academy Summer Work Program Highlighted

The Orange County Register shared the stories of several students participating in the Samueli Academy’s summer job program. Thanks to partnerships with 41 local businesses, all 115 incoming seniors were able to gain invaluable internship experience as part of this program.

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