Sessions Elementary salutes military kids on 'Good Morning San Diego'

Posted: Tuesday, April 26th 2016

Sessions Elementary School in Pacific Beach hosted a live camera crew from KUSI-TV's "Good Morning San Diego" in honor of the Month of the Military Child. Many students at the school have parents/guardians in the US Navy, Marine Corps and other branches of the service.

Volunteers from San Diego's military community read to students and the school held a special breakfast for military families during.

"Good Morning San Diego" had live reports from the events.

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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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Bell Middle orchestra entertains Board of Education

Posted: Thursday, April 21st 2016

Bell Middle School's Advanced Orchestra performed before the Board of Education meeting on April 12, 2016. Under the direction of teacher Richard Opina, the budding musicians from this South Bay Terraces neighborhood school show their talents to the Board of Education and audience members. The Bell Middle School program is one of San Diego Unified's Visual and Performing Arts programs, which brings music education to schools throughout the district.

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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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Mission Bay High grad, Nobel laureate, meets with today's students

Posted: Friday, April 8th 2016

Years before he won the Nobel Prize for chemistry, Richard Schrock was a Pacific Beach kid with a chemistry set and a surfboard.

“That’s what I was doing at 15,” Schrock said to about 40 Mission Bay High School students Wednesday, as he described a chemistry experiment he conducted in his parents’ Grand Avenue home. “And I was also doing a little surfing.”

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After 65 years, Hoover High alum gets diploma

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th 2016

Jack Billings left Hoover HIgh in 1951 to join the Air Force, before completing his studies. After 65 years, he's received his diploma.

Billings, now 83, had completed the work to receive his high school diploma while in the Air Force, but never received the diploma. After contacting Jeremy Martin, Hoover's vice principal, he now has it in his home in Central Heights, Ala.

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Award goes to Lindbergh-Schweitzer Elementary special ed tech

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th 2016

Tracey Martinson, a special education technician at Lindbergh-Schweitzer Elementary School in Clairemont, has been recognized for her contribution to children by the Amgen Tour of California.

Martinson, a military wife and mother of two, is being saluted for her dedication to children and helping them focus on a healthy lifestyle.

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