SDUSD Stories: Crawford HS Seniors Aweyso Aweyso & Tin Nguyen

Posted: Monday, June 12th 2017

Two seniors from Crawford High will be attending Cal State schools this fall on soccer scholarships, and their stories are inspiring both on and off the field. Crawford students Aweyso Aweyso and Tin Nguyen helped lead their team to a storybook season, and earned rare recognition for their school by standing out as two of the best soccer players in San Diego this year.

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Students receive free mobile devices, wireless service through Sprint’s 1Million Project

Posted: Friday, February 3rd 2017

Photo and story courtesy of the San Diego Union Tribune

Keneshia Johnson is among 250 students at Crawford High School to get a free mobile hotspot device and wireless Internet access under a pilot project that took effect Thursday. It’s a big deal for the 17-year-old on a couple of fronts: It allows her to use her school-issued laptop at home for homework and even to surf YouTube at Netflix, and it will give her more time to sleep in the mornings. 

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Business group salutes 120 SD Unified Schools

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd 2016

A national business group that identifies top-performing schools has placed 120 of San Diego Unified's schools on its California Honor Roll lists.

The Educational Results Partnership and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence partners with leaders in the business community in a shared mission to ensure all students are prepared to success in college and career, saluting 1,714 schools in California.

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Ford dealers' scholarships go to Class of '16 students

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd 2016

San Diego County Ford dealers gave $1,000 scholarships to 27 San Diego Unified students from 11 schools as part of their annual Salute to Education Scholarships program.

Graduating seniors from Crawford, Hoover, La Jolla, Madison, Morse, Mission Bay, Patrick Henry, Point Loma, San Diego High, Scripps Ranch and University City high schools received the scholarships for their upcoming work at a college or university, part of a program that gives out 150 scholarships to San Diego County high school seniors every year.

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Crawford New Arrival Center has a special volunteer

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th 2016

The students from Crawford High School’s New Arrival Center call the silver-haired volunteer tutor, “Mr. H.” Technically, the “H” stands for Howard Oleff’s first name, but in reality, it represents so much more. Like “Help.” And “Heart.”

And for the new arrivals who come to Mr. H not knowing anything about their new country and its baffling language, it also stands for “Home.” Because when you are sitting at Mr. H’s table, that’s where you are.

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