Madison High students win statewide culinary competition

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st 2018

With a menu that included ceviche, pork tenderloin stuffed with chorizo and cilantro pistou, and salted caramel cremeux, three Madison High School students cooked their way past 23 other teams to win the 16th annual California ProStart Cup.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Kearny High School to Introduce New Facility for Education to Employment (E2E) Career Development Program

Posted: Monday, March 19th 2018

Kearny High School to Introduce New Facility for Education to Employment (E2E) Career Development Program

San Diego Unified School District partnerships with the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the University of San Diego, the San Diego Workforce Partnership, and Booz Allen Hamilton help connect students with career advice and industry professionals. 

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Education to Employment program helps students identify career interests, connect with industry professionals

Posted: Monday, March 19th 2018

Would you be drawn to Pay-Doh, building blocks or an odd looking figure made of paper cups, tin foil, paper clips and other random items? Would an empty table with the word “lead” or “mentor” draw you in? 

As part of the Education to Employment (E2E) program at Kearny High School, students participate in lessons like “Let Them Play,” in which they tour 15 stations like “build,” “lead” or “mentor” and they choose which lessons interest them the most. The idea is that these lessons will ultimately lead students toward a career path most suitable for them.

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Students participate in peaceful demonstrations to honor Parkland, Florida shooting victims

Posted: Thursday, March 15th 2018

Thousands of students at schools throughout San Diego Unified School District joined students nationwide in stepping out of their classrooms to honor the 17 individuals killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida in February. 

Students participated in a variety of activities as part of the “Enough! National School Walkout” national movement to take action around gun violence.

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Bird Rock Elementary students changing world, themselves one good deed at a time

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th 2018

“Be Part of This World and Not Just in It” is the motto that Kristi Nelson’s first-grade students at Bird Rock Elementary practice each and every day.

The students have taken part in community outreach efforts that include gathering school supplies for students in Houston after the floods, to gathering clothes for needy children, raising funds for endangered animals and caroling for local businesses and senior centers.

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NEWS RELEASE: Morse High School Students Return to School With New Career Skills Thanks to Summer STEM Solar Work Experience

Posted: Monday, August 21st 2017

Morse High School Students Return to School With New Career Skills Thanks to Summer STEM Solar Work Experience; Innovative STEM program gives students the opportunity to practice their leadership skills with a hands-on experience in the green energy sector

San Diego, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 – In collaboration with the Morse High School STEM team, San Diego Unified School District and OpTerra Energy Services developed a five-session summer program for students in the school’s STEM Distinction Program. 

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Foster Elementary fifth-grader wins Bill Howe drawing contest

Posted: Thursday, June 8th 2017

Story provided by Bill Howe Plumbing

The culmination of our American Heart Association & Bill Howe Sponsored Drawing Contest; Why Bill Howe has a Mission to Give Back to San Diego. 

When we began Bill Howe Plumbing in San Diego, we had a clear goal to include community service in our mission. We have always believed that if we were to succeed in building Bill Howe into a great company, we had to commit to giving back. San Diego and the many communities from border to border are the places where we play, raise our children, and perform work. 

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East Village High student’s artwork to be featured on city bus shelters in June

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th 2017

Next time you are waiting for the bus in the City of San Diego, take a second look to your left and to your right. The colorful and innovative artwork on the bus shelters are courtesy of East Village High School junior Jon Harper, one of the three grand prize winners of the 14th Annual Laptop Scholarship Contest sponsored by MTS, Coca-Cola Refreshments of San Diego, and the San Diego County Office of Education. 

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