Zamorano Elementary celebrates ‘Wellness Week’ with daily activities

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th 2018


Article courtesy of SDSU graduate student Russell Donaldson, who is working with Nursing & Wellness on Wellness efforts

After years of incremental changes toward healthier practices on campus, Zamorano Fine Arts Academy has found a way to coordinate their efforts into a new week-long event called “Wellness Week.” 

Guided by Principal Derek Murchison and school psychologist intern Courtney Meiers, every day of “Wellness Week” introduced a new health-related theme, each with corresponding activities and discussions for students, families and staff.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Students from Morse High School Automotive Program Help Develop Paint Design for New 2018 Ford Mustang, F150 Truck; Vehicles on Display Friday at Morse

Posted: Thursday, May 24th 2018


Students from Morse High School Automotive Program Help Develop Paint Design for New 2018 Ford Mustang, F150 Truck; Vehicles on Display Friday at Morse                    

WHAT: The new 2018 Ford Mustang and F-150 Truck will be on display at Morse High School, featuring a paint design that students from Morse High’s automotive program helped create.

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Zamorano Elementary student artwork on display in Skyline

Posted: Thursday, November 16th 2017


Zamorano Fine Arts Academy students like to make a mark on the world around them.

They've already claimed their own campus through vibrant and visually stunning murals which adorn many of the school's walls and common areas. Now, they're bringing their artistic flair to the Skyline Hills Library in southeastern San Diego.

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Zamorano fourth graders receive big surprise at recent Padres game

Posted: Monday, June 5th 2017


They didn't know it yet, but the Zamorano Elementary fourth graders making their way to Petco Park were in for quite a surprise. 

The four students and their families were heading downtown to a recent Padres game after being selected to take part in a special on-field ceremony. Before the game, the kids and their school's principal, Derek Murchison, were brought out on the field, joining Padres star player Wil Myers in front of the cheering crowd. 

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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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Pacific View Leadership Elementary officially unveiled

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th 2016


Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez, Superintendent Cindy Marten, Board Trustee Sharon Whitehurst-Payne, Principal Silvia Martinez, students and staff gathered recently for the ceremonial unveiling of the new name for the former Lee Elementary School - Pacific View Elementary School. 

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Media Advisory - New Name Unveiled for Former Lee Elementary School

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th 2016


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Oct. 19, 2016

New Name Unveiled for Former Lee Elementary School 

WHAT:  Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez will join Superintendent Cindy Marten, Board Trustee Sharon Whitehurst-Payne, Principal Silvia Martinez, students and staff for the ceremonial unveiling of the new name for the former Lee Elementary School tomorrow afternoon.   

WHEN: 1:30-2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19

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SCPA, students shine at Ben Vereen Awards

Posted: Monday, June 6th 2016


The San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, and one of its students, Jazley Genovese, were award winners at the 2016 Ben Vereen Awards, which selects the best of high school musical theater in San Diego county.

Genovese was selected as Best Actress, while SCPA's production of Chicago was the Best School Performance Winner.

Genovese, along with Cameron Chang from the Canyon Crest Academy in the San Dieguito High School District, will advance to the June 27 Jimmy Awards (National High School Musical Theatre Awards) at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City.

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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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