November 4, 2013
O.C. Register Family article: 'Schooled In Success'
Spotlights Orangewood's new charter high school
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September 8, 2012
Orange County Register publishes follow-up article on The Academy
Entitled 'The Academy gets Santa Ana's backing'
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September 2, 2012
Orange County Register publishes article on The Academy
Entitled 'Charter school would serve foster, at-risk teens'
Writer Ron Gonzales writes an extensive article on The Academy in the Local section of the paper.
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August 14, 2012
Planning Commission approval
The Santa Ana Planning Commission approves all phases of the building plans.
July 2, 2012
Head of School, Anthony Saba, is hired.
Anthony Saba, officially started today as the Academy's Head of School. Mr. Saba's credientials include a Bachelorís Degree from the University of Miami and a Masterís Degree in Education Administration from Point Loma University. His experience includes teaching math and business courses, coaching, and being Dean of Instruction, Dean of Students, and Assistant Principal at various schools. Most recently, Mr. Saba was the Principal of Frazier Mount High School in Kern County, CA.
February 1, 2012
Demolition is completed.
February 15, 2012
The Orange County Department of Education today approved our petition for a charter high school.
November 1, 2011
Demolition of the existing buildings on the parcel began this month.
July 10, 2011
Architectural firm, LPA, is hired
Architectual firm LPA is hired to design The Academy. LPA is renowned for designing more than 50 high schools in California.
July 1, 2011
Escrow closed this month on a 7.1 acre parcel of land at 1901 Fairview St. in Santa Ana, CA on which The Academy will be built.