Blossoming into a sustainable school garden

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th 2016

The school garden at Sherman Elementary School is nothing short of an oasis.  There are butterflies and fruit trees, moist soil and vibrant flowers, and thriving vegetable plants.  This little lot full of blooming life stands distinct among the surrounding limited healthy food options that students must navigate when not at school.

While in the garden, students get to “learn about gardening, eat fresh food, and appreciate the natural environment,” says school garden coordinator Christina Abuelo.

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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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SD High seniors encouraged to register, vote

Posted: Friday, April 22nd 2016

California's Secretary of State, Alex Padilla, encouraged more than 250 seniors at San Diego High School to help shape the future by registering to vote.

The state's first Latino Secretary of State, Padilla was in San Diego to kick off a statewide effort to encourage students to register to vote when they turn 18. San Diego County Registrar of Voters officials were also on hand April 18 so students could register.

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SD Unified high schools score in US News rankings

Posted: Tuesday, April 19th 2016

Three San Diego Unified high schools have received the prestigious Gold Award, with nine receiving Silver Awards in the 2016 national rankings of America’s Best High Schools by US News and World Report magazine.

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UC San Diego meets with SD High Cavers

Posted: Friday, February 19th 2016

San Diego High School students may be reconsidering their future after a visit from UC San Diego officials.

“We’re all here because we believe in you,” UC San Diego Chancellor of Student Affairs Juan Gonzalez told 660 students packed into the school gym. “We’re here because we believe in your dreams.”

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