MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified Releases Latest Numbers On Its Outreach to Local Small Emerging Businesses at Sixth Annual Construction Expo

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th 2016


Media Advisory from San Diego Unified School District, July 19, 2016

San Diego Unified Releases Latest Numbers On Its Outreach to Local Small Emerging Businesses at Sixth Annual Construction Expo

WHAT: During the first half of 2016, over 43 percent of all San Diego Unified School District's construction contracts were awarded to local emerging business enterprises.

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'Eggcellent’ ideas win Kids Create Recipe Contest

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th 2016


Tater Egg-urito or Eggcelent Bowl anyone?

Sarah Pritchett, third-grader at Foster Elementary and Challenger Middle students Toni Anne Salamanca and Emily Ngov recently won the Kids Create Recipe Contest with these outstanding recipes.

These two winning items will be featured on the respective grade level breakfast menus next year.

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Principal assignments announced this summer

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th 2016


The following administrative assignments were announced by Superintendent Cindy Marten over the summer at the June 14 and July 12 Board of Education meetings. Principal biographies are below.

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Free Community College Pilot Program Launched

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd 2016


The free community college movement has officially arrived in San Diego with the selection of the first students to participate in the San Diego Promise. A pilot program of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD), the San Diego Promise will cover the costs of enrollment fees and provide book grants for 201 incoming freshmen at City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges during the 2016-17 academic year.

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Summer Fun Café has free barbecues around town

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st 2016


On special dates, there's a free summer barbecue for kids and families in many City of San Diego Recreation Centers this summer, in addition to the Monday-Friday Summer Fun Cafe.

Sponsored by the City and the San Diego Unified School District, the barbecues are free to kids and families. Fun activities, great food and valuable community support resources will be at each barbecue. Each family gets a free bag of fresh fruit and vegetables to take home, courtesy of the San Diego Food Bank and Feeding America San Diego.

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NEWS RELEASE -- San Diego Unified announces substantial expansion of arts and music programs for the fall

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st 2016


SAN DIEGO – Students in San Diego Unified schools will have access to more musical instruments, new band uniforms and a vast library of sheet music come the new 2016-17 school year. The focus on the arts was announced last week as part of the Superintendent’s priorities for the district’s 2016-17 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and 2016-17 budget, which are scheduled for a final vote by the Board of Education at their June 28, 2016 meeting.

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