District honors top graduates at ‘Salute to Excellence’

Posted: Thursday, May 31st 2018


More than 80 high school seniors graduating in the top of their class were honored at the annual “Salute to Excellence” celebration at Sea World.

Honorees were joined by their families, as well as principals, administrators and Board trustees to celebrate and reflect on their accomplishments. Each student was introduced by their principal, and received a medal and certificate. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Top One Percent of San Diego Unified High School Graduates to be Honored at 'Salute To Excellence'; Outstanding Students in Class of 2018 Honored at Annual Event

Posted: Friday, May 25th 2018


Top One Percent of San Diego Unified High School Graduates to be Honored at 'Salute To Excellence'; Outstanding Students in Class of 2018 Honored at Annual Event

 

WHAT: Salute to Excellence is the district’s annual event to honor and celebrate the top one percent of graduating seniors.

WHEN: 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2017. Reception from 4-4:30 p.m.; ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Nautilus Pavilion, Sea World, 500 Sea World Drive, 92109

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Point Loma High's Barbara Buchanan named ‘Classified Employee of the Year’

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd 2018


It was a celebration that had people dancing in the aisles as the district honored the countless contributions of its classified employees at the 2018 Classified Employee of the Year event.

Barbara Buchanan, school clerk at Point Loma High School, was named Classified Employee of the Year, and Rebecca Cisneros from Early Childhood Special Education and Euclid CDC, was named runner up. 

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San Diego Unified recognizes 2018 Teachers of the Year

Posted: Thursday, May 10th 2018


Georgeanne Gedney, early childhood special education teacher at Linda Vista Elementary, Sara Dickman, dance teacher at CPMA and Lynsey Littlefield, special education teacher/ASB advisor at Mission Bay High School are San Diego Unified’s 2018 Teachers of the Year.

The three teachers, along with three Teacher of the Year runners-up and more than 50 site teachers of the year, were honored at the annual Day of the Teacher event held at De Portola Middle School. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified 2018 Day of the Teacher Celebration; Hundreds expected to attend the annual celebration in honor of National Teacher Day

Posted: Friday, May 4th 2018


San Diego Unified 2018 Day of the Teacher Celebration; Hundreds expected to attend the annual celebration in honor of National Teacher Day

WHAT: The Day of the Teacher event honors three outstanding educators who have been named San Diego Unified Teachers of the Year at the elementary, middle and high school levels for 2018. The three Teacher of the Year runners-up and more than 120 Teachers of the Year from individual school sites will also be recognized.

WHEN:  May 8, 2018, 4:30 to 5 p.m. Reception; 5-7 p.m. Day of the Teacher Special Board of Education Celebration

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NEWS RELEASE: San Diego Unified’s National Assessment Scores Increase in Reading and Mathematics

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th 2018


Results from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), known as the Nation’s Report Card, released today by the U.S. Department of Education show San Diego Unified School District outperformed other large urban districts by demonstrating significant grade-level gains in both reading and mathematics.

San Diego Unified is the only large urban district in the nation to register significant test score increases compared with 2015 in both reading and mathematics in fourth grade, with notable gains made by students eligible for subsidized meals.

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NEWS RELEASE: Serra High School threat investigation concludes with arrest

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st 2018


San Diego Unified School Police today announced the arrest of a juvenile at Serra High School for allegedly making a threat against the school. 

The alleged suspect reportedly told School Police the comment was not meant to be taken seriously. School Police believe the threat to be non-credible, but determined it meets the definition of a criminal threat. 

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