MEDIA ADVISORY: Montgomery Middle School to Celebrate New Genius Lab and Partnership With Siemens

Posted: Tuesday, September 11th 2018


Montgomery Middle School to Celebrate New Genius Lab and Partnership With Siemens

WHAT: Montgomery Middle School will officially launch its new Genius Lab, a high-tech makerspace developed with support from Siemens. The new lab is outfitted with modern modular furniture, collaborative learning spaces, multiple 3-D printers, a Maker Bot Replicator, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and other state-of-the-art computer equipment used in the tech field and throughout the STEAM industries.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Hoover Cluster of Schools to host community ‘Fiesta’ for families, students to showcase academic, enrichment opportunities available in Hoover Cluster

Posted: Saturday, September 8th 2018


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Sept. 7, 2018

Hoover Cluster of Schools to host community ‘Fiesta’ for families, students to showcase academic, enrichment opportunities available in Hoover Cluster

WHAT: The Hoover Cluster of Schools is hosting the first ever “Fiesta” to showcase the great academic and enrichment opportunities available at Hoover cluster schools. 

WHEN: Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, 5-8 p.m.

WHERE: Monroe Clark Middle School, 4388 Thorn St., 92105

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified + San Diego Press Club present: September ED Talks

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th 2018


San Diego Unified + San Diego Press Club present: September ED Talks

San Diego journalists are invited to participate in the September Ed Talks, a casual forum hosted by the San Diego Unified School District in collaboration with the San Diego Press Club. The goal is to foster open and civilized conversations about public education.

Each forum will feature an educator, administrator, elected official or special guest, who will make opening remarks. Professional journalists will have an opportunity to ask questions and participate in on-the-record discussions.

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NEWS RELEASE: Public Media Release for Free and Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2018–19

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th 2018


School Year 2018–19

Public Media Release for Free and Reduced-Price Meals 

San Diego Unified announces its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household income is less than or equal to the federal guidelines.     

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Grants from Target to help students from two elementary schools buy clothes and supplies for school

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st 2018


Grants from Target to help students from two elementary schools buy clothes and supplies for school

In two separate events, select students from Rolando Park and Central elementary schools are receiving $100 gift cards to shop and purchase school supplies from Target, thanks to multiple grants from the store. Please see below for details.  

Event 1

WHAT: Rolando Park Elementary School received a $10,000 grant from Target that will provide 100 students in grades K-5 with $100 gift cards to purchase clothes and school supplies. 

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Supt. Marten shares district goals, tips for back-to-school

Posted: Monday, August 20th 2018


From Fox 5

Cindy Marten will continue to lead the way for San Diego Unified School District after signing a four-year contract extension. With it, she has her eyes set on achieving some hefty goals.

Marten is starting her sixth year as Superintendent of SDUSD and will remain in place through 2022.

“We have big goals,” Marten said Tuesday as she listed them during her interview with FOX 5’s Chris Murphy and Shally Zomorodi.

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Local nonprofit to provide school supplies to district students

Posted: Thursday, August 16th 2018


Article courtesy of KUSI

A local non-profit program called “We Got Your Back Backpack Program” is getting kids ready for school. Students from five district schools, Sherman, Porter, Perkins, Kimbrough and Logan will be receiving backpacks full of school supplies, thanks to the organization "One San Diego."

KUSI had first lady of San Diego and “One San Diego” executive director Katherine Faulconer, and San Diego Unified School District superintendent Cindy Marten in studio to tell us about it.

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It's time to get ready to go back to school

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th 2018


Story courtesy of CBS 8

Sharpen your pencils and zip up your backpack, it's time to get ready to head back to school! 

The San Diego Unified School District will open their classroom doors on Monday, August 27th this year and safety on campus is once again a top priority. 

Teachers, support staff, school police services and community organizations work together to prevent, prepare and respond to emergency situations. 

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