Select Porter Elementary students get new bikes thanks to School Police program

Posted: Thursday, December 8th 2016


Nearly 30 students at Porter Elementary gathered on the school’s blacktop waiting for members of the San Diego Unified School Police Department to finish “shining their shoes.” What these officers were really doing was grabbing a new bicycle that each of these students was receiving – and delivering it to them, helmet and all.

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NEWS RELEASE: Select Porter Elementary students get new bikes thanks to San Diego Unified School Police Department program

Posted: Thursday, December 8th 2016


News Release from San Diego Unified School District, Dec. 8, 2016

Select Porter Elementary students get new bikes thanks to San Diego Unified School Police Department program

Nearly 30 students at Porter Elementary gathered on the school’s blacktop waiting for members of the San Diego Unified School Police Department to finish “shining their shoes.” What these officers were really doing was grabbing a new bicycle that each of these students was receiving – and delivering it to them, helmet and all.

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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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Fall sports playoff schedule

Posted: Friday, November 18th 2016


School is out so what better way to spend your time than rooting on your fellow high school students playing in the CIF sports playoffs? Two San Diego Unified teams remain in the playoffs - the Madison High School football team and the Point Loma High girls volleyball team. See below for their upcoming games. 

For update-to-date scores and highlights, please visit the San Diego Union Tribune or the CIF San Diego website. 

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Signing Day marks big step for high school athletes

Posted: Friday, November 18th 2016


Fall is an exciting time for many high school senior athletes. Not only are they starting their final year of high school, but many are signing letters of intent to play sports on a scholarship next fall at colleges and universities across the country. Many district athletes that have signed letters of intent to play their sport in college participated in the College Announcement & Signing Party event hosted recently by the San Diego Hall of Champions.

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Horton Elementary students receive backpacks, school supplies

Posted: Monday, October 24th 2016


Students at Horton Elementary recently received backpacks and school supplies, including notebooks, pens, markers and more, thanks to a grant from Ashford University.

The grant was given to the district's Children and Youth in Transition Department, which selected Horton to receive the backpacks and supplies. All students at the school received the back-to-school supplies.

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Grant helps Sequoia Elementary start STEM robotics program

Posted: Thursday, October 20th 2016


San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer recently joined students, staff and community members, as well as representatives from Chevron and Donorchoose.org, to kick off the new STEM robotics program at Sequoia Elementary School in Clairemont.

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