April 13, 2002
John Charles Hanscom and Marsha Hanscom of Newport Beach announce the engagement of their daughter Alison Hanscom of Newport Beach to Greg Osborne of Newport Beach. The bride-to-be graduated from Newport Harbor High School and UC Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree in history. The groom-to-be is the son of Dennis and Jeannie Osborne of Newport Beach. He graduated from Newport Harbor High School and UC Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree in sociology.
February 8, 2001
SCHOOL: Newport Harbor High School PRODUCTION: "Just Dance," a dance concert DESCRIPTION: The show will include several numbers choreographed by students. Among the styles performed will be tap, jazz, ballet, hula, break-dancing and Irish dance. PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Julie Simmons STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHERS: Taryn Shefflette, Amanda Knost, Harmony Davis, Kristy Briglio, Gianna Segretti, Lindsay Hill and Lydia D'Antoni DANCERS: Kristy Briglio, Katie Brown, Jessica Chae, Shannan Cherrison, Harmony Davis, Katy Espley-Jones, Daria Flour Scacchi, Erika Gambill, Shalane Gargan, Michele Hardee, Lindsay Hill, Amanda Knost, Mandy Medina, Angela Minnameyer, Ashley Reichman, Elizabeth Rosas, Jennifer Sakioka, Gianna Segretti, Taryn Shefflette, Tara Simmons, Christin Veloz and Tina Yaghjian MISCELLANEOUS: The Newport Harbor High School dance program has been renamed Arreis in tribute to Sierra Soto, a Costa Mesa 4-year-old killed in 1999.
February 20, 2008
Newport Beach police released a description this morning of a man wanted for sexually assaulting a woman by Newport Harbor High School after absolving their primary suspect Tuesday. Police are looking for a white male, 6-3, about 220 pounds with a muscular build, who was wearing a blue-hooded sweat shirt with white lettering across the front and blue jeans. Shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday, the 22-year-old victim was jogging on the Newport Harbor High School track. As she jogged toward the basketball courts where her car was parked, a man attacked her from behind and pinned her to the ground and groped her. Anyone with information regarding the incident or similar attacks is urged to call Newport Beach police at (800)
May 26, 2008
Local community members have a chance to give homeless dogs a home at an event in Newport Beach. Compassion in Action will host a dog adoption event from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 4 at Newport Harbor High School. The event will give individuals and families the opportunity to adopt dogs on-site and bring them back to a new home. The adoption will feature dogs of various breeds, ages and sizes. The event will also function as a fundraiser for Compassion in Action, with a silent auction, raffles, book signings, live music and organic food.
February 26, 2005
Two informational meetings to discuss a $3.5-million parking proposal for Newport Harbor High School will be held by St. Andrews Presbyterian Church officials Tuesday. The church is seeking a 30-year agreement with the Newport-Mesa Unified School District to share parking at the high school. In exchange, the church would spend $3.5 million to reconfigure the school's parking lot, and to pay for other projects at the school's discretion if money was left over.
August 6, 2007
Kindergarten through eighth grade girls are invited to participate in Newport Harbor High School's Junior Cheer Camp from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 through 23. The high school's 2007-2008 cheerleading squad will lead the four-day clinic, where campers will be taught dance routines, cheers and give a special performance for parents on the last day of camp. The junior cheer campers will also be invited to perform their camp dance at one of Newport Harbor High School's home football games in the fall.
February 27, 2013
A fundraiser for Newport Harbor High School will take place Thursday at the Newport Beach campus. The food truck event is from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., near the parking lot off 15th Street. It will benefit the school's California Scholarship Federation chapter and its scholarships. —Bradley Zint Twitter: @bradleyzint
June 6, 2012
A Newport Harbor High School parent has given a surprise gift of more than $600,000 to the campus as his children prepare to graduate. David Pyle, the founder and chief executive of American Career College, donated $610,000 to the Newport Harbor Educational Foundation and women's field hockey and men's lacrosse programs at the foundation's annual donor appreciation event. Pyle, who with last Friday's donation has given $1,153,000 to the school over the last 14 years, was being honored for his philanthropy.
May 31, 2013
Local high school theater students performed and were honored last week at this year's Childress MACY Awards ceremony — the first since beloved co-founder Lee Childress died in September . The MACYs, or the Music and Arts Commendations for Youth, are the longest-running awards program for high school theater in the country. For just the second year, Costa Mesa High School performed on stage Saturday at Segerstrom Hall. Newport Harbor High School also performed, and both schools won overall awards for their musicals.