Saturday, June 15, 2019

Notations From the Grid (Special W-End Edition): On Those Who Make a Difference

Our annual Empowering Voices Awards will be held in Washington DC on June 15th. Learn more about how we celebrate people who champion pluralism, diversity, and inclusion.
Watch: Celebrating voices inspiring change


Mehdi Hasan
Journalist, Broadcaster, Author
Hasan exemplifies tenacity and courage in journalism with his commitment to exposing hypocrisy, and his steadfast support of transparency, pluralism and democracy.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren 
Congresswoman, CA-19
Rep. Lofgren has been a steadfast ally for American Muslims on Capitol Hill. She has vehemently opposed the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban policies and hardline stance on immigration.
Dr. Debbie Almontaser 
Activist, Entrepreneur, Author
A community activist, advocate, entrepreneur, and educator who works across sectors in New York City, Dr. Almontaser works to encourage interfaith activism and outreach.
Eric Treene
Special Counsel, DOJ
A longtime public servant, Eric Treene has been a steadfast champion of American Muslims. In his position at the Department of Justice, Treene manages efforts to protect marginalized communities.
Learn More

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Notations On Our World (Special Community Edition): Out & About On The Education Front Here in South Orange County

We hereby presented the latest from our Community as Summer has arrived for our Students:

June 7, 2019
Capistrano Unified School District:
An Unwavering Commitment to
Student Success 
End of Year Message from Superintendent Vital

Congratulations on another incredible school year in CUSD! Last night we celebrated the graduation of nearly 4,000 high school seniors. Yesterday, we also celebrated the end of the school year for over 47,000 young people who “graduated” to their next grade in their educational careers.

While we hope you all get to enjoy a relaxing summer with family and friends, we begin preparations for the 2019-20 school year.

Please enjoy the graduation coverage on CUSD Insider, along all of the incredible stories linked below. Happy Summer!

Introducing CUSD Insider!
It's easy to see the outside of our school buildings...
Now, you can experience what's happening inside:

Designed to educate and inform the community about CUSD's outstanding students, teachers, staff and schools!

Featuring recent news stories, celebrations, and accomplishments.

See the posts below for a sneak peak of what's currently featured on the site!

Visit CUSD Insider to check out the new site!
Comprehensive Coverage of High School Graduations
Congratulations CUSD Class of 2019!

Yesterday we celebrated the graduation of our high school seniors.

Click the links below to read each featured article, including photos of the event and a list of each graduating senior!

CUSD Athletes Sign Letters of Intent
Click the links below to read highlights of each high school's athletic season, including a list of the athletes who have signed letters of intent declaring where they will play at the next level!

Accomplishments & Celebrations
And So Much more!
Visit CUSD Insider to explore the site!

Have a student, teacher or staff member we should feature? Please send your ideas to!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Notations From the Grid (Special Weekly Edition): On Sustainability

Want to hear more about partnering to drive sustainability? 

If you’d like to learn more from Professor Matson and Professor Leape (along with other Stanford faculty) about leadership in sustainability, check out the Strategies for Sustainability Program.

The Stanford Center for Professional Development Team | 650-204-3984

Monday, June 10, 2019

Notations On Our World (Special Edition): IC3 Issues Alert on HTTPS Phishing

We hereby note this which we hereby release on all our properties immediately:

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Logo
National Cyber Awareness System:

06/10/2019 05:23 PM EDT

Original release date: June 10, 2019The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert on Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) phishing—a scheme which lures email recipients into visiting malicious websites that look legitimate and secure.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the IC3 Alertand the CISA Tip on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks. If you believe you are a victim of cybercrime, file a complaint with IC3 at

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