Changes to Special Education focus on better quality instruction, serving more students across district

Posted: Monday, February 13th 2017


In order to ensure that students have access to quality instruction, opportunities for peer interaction and social development, and are able to engage as a member of a robust classroom community, the district has announced that some elementary school and K-8 moderate-severe classrooms will be combined into neighborhood cluster classrooms beginning with the 2017-2018 school year.  

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Golden nugget tangerines on school salad bars each Wednesday this month

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th 2017


Students (and school staff!) across the district can enjoy golden nugget tangerines on their school salad bars every Wednesday this month. Golden nugget tangerines are easy to peel, golden in color and have a bumpy texture. These sweet citrus come to us from Rockwood Ranch at Rancho Guejito in Escondido. Rancho Guejito has been farmed on since 1845 making the farm older than the state of California. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified School District Announces Major Construction Projects for 2017

Posted: Monday, February 6th 2017


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Feb. 6, 2017            

San Diego Unified School District Announces Major Construction Projects for 2017

WHAT: Press conference announcing major 2017 capital improvement projects funded by the school district’s Propositions S & Z 

WHEN:  Tuesday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Kearny High School’s New School Stanley E. Foster School of Engineering, Innovation and Design facility, 7651 Wellington Street, San Diego 92111 (Media parking adjacent to construction site.) 

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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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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego High School Students to Receive Free Mobile Devices and Wireless Service through Sprint’s 1Million Project

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd 2017


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Feb. 2, 2017

San Diego High School Students to Receive Free Mobile Devices and Wireless Service through Sprint’s 1Million Project

San Diego Unified School District chosen as one of only 11 pilot markets nationwide; Initiative aims to close the “homework gap” for 250 Crawford High School students

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MEDIA ADVISORY: 13th Annual Teen Iron Chef Competition

Posted: Wednesday, January 18th 2017


13th Annual Teen Iron Chef Competition

WHAT: Tofu? Tarragon?  Wasabi? What is the secret ingredient? Find out at the 13th Annual Teen Iron Chef Competition. San Diego Unified School District Culinary Arts and Management students battle each other in preparing a three-course meal that incorporates the secret ingredient. Celebrity judges include:

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Articulation patterns strengthened with optional area phase-out, K-6 schools reconfigured

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th 2017


For students in eight areas of San Diego, the articulation pattern from elementary to middle and middle to high school is becoming clearer.

Students in these areas will soon have a single feeder pattern to follow from elementary to high school, which supports the continuity of K-12 programs for neighborhood students. Starting in 2017-18, students living in these optional areas will follow a single path from elementary to high school. The change was approved by the Board of Education at its Jan. 10 meeting

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