Students, district raise awareness during National Bullying Prevention Month

Posted: Friday, October 9th 2015


Eliminating bullying and hate from school campuses is a district priority year-round, but one that takes center stage during National Bullying Prevention Month in October.

Schools throughout the district are holding events and activities that support diversity, encourage tolerance and discourage bullying while the district is working this month to strengthen its efforts to support the LGBTQ student population.

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Save the Date: November 4 - Public Education Funding Town Hall

Posted: Friday, October 9th 2015


The district is planning to hold several Public Education Funding Town Halls in the upcoming year with local stakeholders to discuss the long-term advocacy plan to address adequate funding approved in October by Superintendent Cindy Marten and the Board of Education.

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NEWS RELEASE: Two more schools to serve free meals for all students

Posted: Tuesday, October 6th 2015


SAN DIEGO – San Diego Unified School District announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs for the 2015-16 school year at two sites. All students at Morse High School and Epiphany Prep Charter School will now be served lunch and breakfast at no charge. 

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October’s Harvest of the Month: Red Flame Grapes

Posted: Monday, October 5th 2015


The Harvest of the Month for October is the Red Flame Grape from Old Grove Orange farm in Redlands, California. These seedless grapes are vine-ripened by the sun, and produce medium-sized clusters of large, crisp grapes. Find these bite-size treats on school salad bars every Wednesday during October.

Watch our virtual field trip to learn more about Red Flame Grapes!

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Student CAASPP results to be mailed week of Oct. 12

Posted: Friday, October 2nd 2015


Individual student results for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) will be mailed home to San Diego Unified families starting the week of Oct. 12. All results should be mailed by Oct. 23.

School sites will also receive a copy of the individual results starting the week of Oct. 5. If parents have questions about their child’s results, they can contact their child’s teacher and/or principal.

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Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of Sept. 29, 2015

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th 2015


Marne Foster, John Lee Evans, Richard Barrera, Kevin Beiser and Mike McQuary were present.

B.2. Presentation of colors by Hoover High School JROTC

D.1. The following management appointments were announced:

        Director, Office of Language Acquisition, Sandra Cephas
        Human Resources Officer, Kristine Morshead
        Business Manager, Food Services, Jennifer Marrone

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Supt. Marten’s Statement Regarding Leadership Changes at SCPA

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th 2015


As a former Principal and now Superintendent I clearly understand the critical role that the Principal plays in leading our schools.  As Superintendent, it is my responsibility to lead, instruct, supervise and – when the situation warrants – reassign or remove Principals. This is a responsibility I take very seriously.  Over the last two years I, alongside my instructional team, have worked to build a team of exceptional site Principals.  We have built an exemplary school leadership team that is second to none in the nation. 

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September Harvest of the Month: Black Splendor Plum

Posted: Thursday, September 10th 2015


The Harvest of the Month for September is the black splendor plum from Kingsburg Orchards located in Kingsburg, Calif. Find this fabulous stone fruit on school salad bars every Wednesday this month.
 
Watch the latest Harvest of the Month video to learn more about how local farmers are providing our students with delicious, healthy fruits and vegetables every month.

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