Health Technician Janice Roy Named Classified Employee of the Year

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th 2016


In title, Janice Roy is a health technician. In practice, Roy is a nurse, mom, gardener, leader and ambassador. It’s those collective qualities that led Roy to be named San Diego Unified’s Classified Employee of the Year for 2016.

Roy and more than 100 other classified employees were honored by the district at its annual Classified Employee of the Year celebration at Kearny High School. The event is held during Classified School Employee Week, which is designated each year as the third full week of May.

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Teacher of the Year ceremony highlights Teacher Appreciation Week

Posted: Monday, May 2nd 2016


An elementary itinerant music teacher, a middle-school math and AVID teacher, and a high-school history teacher are San Diego Unified's 2016 Teachers of the Year.

The Board of Education celebrated Julie Szweda, Tara Jean and Jonathan Hash, as well as runners-up Allison Buell, Ebonee Weathers and Jennifer Roberts at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting, the annual Teacher of the Year ceremony. The event was held at Creative Performing Media Arts Middle School's new Performing Arts Center, 5050 Conrad Drive, San Diego, CA 92117.

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Bell Middle orchestra entertains Board of Education

Posted: Thursday, April 21st 2016


Bell Middle School's Advanced Orchestra performed before the Board of Education meeting on April 12, 2016. Under the direction of teacher Richard Opina, the budding musicians from this South Bay Terraces neighborhood school show their talents to the Board of Education and audience members. The Bell Middle School program is one of San Diego Unified's Visual and Performing Arts programs, which brings music education to schools throughout the district.

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