Six SDUSD high schools recognized for athletics success, CIF championships

Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

The auditorium was packed for the January 22nd Board of Education meeting as six San Diego Unified high schools were recognized for their athletic teams' accomplishments.

Student athletes, coaches, family members, and school staff were on hand to celebrate the spectacular Fall 2018 atheltics season, which produced six CIF Champion teams from San Diego Unified. Among these teams were the 2018 California State Champion San Diego Cavers football team and the Mira Mesa Marauders Cheer squad, who recently won the first ever CIF championship in cheerleading.

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Sky's the limit for San Diego students in "Girls Take Flight" program

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th 2019

San Diego's newest commercial drone pilots are ambitious, young, and changing the face of a historically male-dominated field. On January 11th, nine female students from Crawford, Hoover and Morse high schools graduated from "Girls Take Flight," a 32-week training and internship program managed by the Elementary Institute of Science. Seven of these girls also earned their FAA certification, meaning they are now qualified to operate certain drone aircraft for commercial use.

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Three Morse High alumni make history with football championships

Posted: Thursday, November 29th 2018

It’s a historic year for high school football in San Diego – and for the three coaches leading their teams into regional title games this weekend.

For the first time in history, three San Diego Unified high schools will be vying for a shot at the CIF State Football Championship. Lincoln, Morse, and San Diego High have all advanced to the 2018 SoCal Regional Championship round, after each team earned the title of San Diego section champion in their respective divisions last week.

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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Recounts Personal Experiences, Encourages Students to Vote in Visit to Morse High

Posted: Friday, September 21st 2018

Congressman John Lewis urged a gym full of Morse High School students on Friday to vote, letting a generation largely unfamiliar with his sacrifices know he was beaten bloody while fighting for their right.

“Never give up. Never give in,” Lewis said to the students. “Get registered and vote, and we must vote like we’ve never ever voted before. People gave their lives for it. Only thing I gave, I gave a little blood.”

Read more in the San Diego Union Tribune.

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District honors top graduates at ‘Salute to Excellence’

Posted: Thursday, May 31st 2018

More than 80 high school seniors graduating in the top of their class were honored at the annual “Salute to Excellence” celebration at Sea World.

Honorees were joined by their families, as well as principals, administrators and Board trustees to celebrate and reflect on their accomplishments. Each student was introduced by their principal, and received a medal and certificate. 

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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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Knox Middle hosts Martin Luther King Jr. March

Posted: Thursday, January 19th 2017

Not even rain could dampen the spirits and message of the 40th annual Martin Luther King Jr. March at Knox Middle School.

Students from Knox, as well as Lincoln and Morse high schools and nearby elementary schools, participated in the program and March.

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District teachers named San Diego County Teacher of the Year, Finalist

Posted: Monday, October 12th 2015

Morse High School’s Shirley Miranda was named one of five County Teachers of the Year and Mary Lou Baranowski of Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary was recognized as a finalist at the 25th Annual Salute to Teachers event hosted by the San Diego County Office of Education and Cox Communications.

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