Five schools win Garden 2 Cafe Harvest Contest

Posted: Thursday, July 12th 2018

Challenger Middle and Kumeyaay, Miramar Ranch, Ocean Beach and Valencia Park elementary schools harvested 251 pounds of produce for their school cafeterias this year to win the Garden to Café Spring Harvest Contest.

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JROTC Holiday Food Drive nets nearly 40,000 pounds of food

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd 2017

On their own, each of the district’s 13 JROTC units gathered thousands of pounds of nonperishable food items for donation. 

Together, they amassed close to 40,000 pounds of food - 38,208 to be exact - as part of the JROTC annual holiday food drive. The drive is part of the JROTC Service Learning Project to support the city in collecting food during the holiday season. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Mira Mesa High School Celebrates Opening of New Culinary Arts Facility

Posted: Monday, January 23rd 2017

Mira Mesa High School Celebrates Opening of New Culinary Arts Facility 

WHAT: San Diego Unified School District's Mira Mesa High School is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate its new state-of-the-art culinary arts facility. The Culinary Arts Program at Mira Mesa High offers career and technical education for the hospitality, food service, tourism and recreation industry sector. The program provides students with skills necessary to work in hotels, restaurants, theme parks and other tourism-related businesses. 

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Students explore photography profession at Photo 360

Posted: Thursday, January 12th 2017

More than 150 photography students from Morse, Mira Mesa, Lincoln, SCPA, Twain, Serra, La Jolla, Point Loma and Patrick Henry high schools got the chance to experience multiple aspects of the photography profession from professors at San Diego City College at the first Photo 360. Each student had a DSLR digital camera and rotated through four professional photo studio workshops during the day, which included photographing professional fashion models and learning about current photographic techniques as well as traditional film and darkroom processing methods.

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Hickman Elementary student collects books for kids in Mexico

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th 2016

Hayrum Rincon’s goal was to collect 100 books for kids in Mexico to help them learn English and avoid being bullied. 

With help from the community and other local schools, Rincon amassed more than 600 books to take with him to Mexico and distribute to kids over winter break. 

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City renames street to honor Mira Mesa High's 40th year

Posted: Monday, June 20th 2016

There's no more confusion over where the Home of the Marauders is located. Mira Mesa High School is now on Marauder Way.

As part of the school's 40th anniversary celebration, the City of San Diego has renamed a portion of Reagan Road that circles Mira Mesa High School to Marauder Way, in honor of the school's mascot.

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San Diego Unified schools sending more than 13,000 computers home with students next year

Posted: Saturday, June 18th 2016

Hosting the first of its occasional #FollowFriday Technology Days, School Board President Dr. Michael McQuary, and Trustees Kevin Beiser and Sharon Whitehurst-Payne joined San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten and Chief Innovation Officer Dan Stoneman to announce more than 13,000 students will get computers to take home for learning outside of school next fall. They made the announcement at Salk Elementary where the first class of kindergarteners completed their school year learning on computers at home and in the classroom.

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Business group salutes 120 SD Unified Schools

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd 2016

A national business group that identifies top-performing schools has placed 120 of San Diego Unified's schools on its California Honor Roll lists.

The Educational Results Partnership and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence partners with leaders in the business community in a shared mission to ensure all students are prepared to success in college and career, saluting 1,714 schools in California.

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Student-athletes shine as they head toward university life

Posted: Thursday, March 3rd 2016

The first official step on the road to a university education was taken by 30 student-athletes as they signed letters-of-intent with colleges and universities around the nation in a ceremony at the San Diego Hall of Champions.

The first day that high school athletes in fall sports can sign the NCAA Letter of Intent was Feb. 3 and student-athletes in sports that included football, girls soccer, field hockey, boys soccer and softball.

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