San Diego Unified students ready for their holiday close-up

Posted: Thursday, December 13th 2018

There’s something about the holiday season that shines a special spotlight on the San Diego Unified community – showcasing exceptional performing artists throughout the district.

Students have been representing the district well throughout the city – on television, and on stages large and small.

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Scripps Ranch student named 'Inspirational Student of the Month'

Posted: Friday, July 21st 2017

Persistent, creative and optimistic are just a few of the words used to describe Amira Walia, a junior at Scripps Ranch High School, and NBC 7’s “Inspirational Student of the Month.” Hear what she does to inspire other girls to pursue their passions and dreams. 


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JROTC Holiday Food Drive nets nearly 40,000 pounds of food

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd 2017

On their own, each of the district’s 13 JROTC units gathered thousands of pounds of nonperishable food items for donation. 

Together, they amassed close to 40,000 pounds of food - 38,208 to be exact - as part of the JROTC annual holiday food drive. The drive is part of the JROTC Service Learning Project to support the city in collecting food during the holiday season. 

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Street renamed in honor of Scripps Ranch High

Posted: Thursday, September 22nd 2016

The section of Treena St. in front of Scripps Ranch High School is now known as Falcon Way in honor of the school’s outstanding academic and athletic achievements.

The project was a community effort.

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SCPA, students shine at Ben Vereen Awards

Posted: Monday, June 6th 2016

The San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, and one of its students, Jazley Genovese, were award winners at the 2016 Ben Vereen Awards, which selects the best of high school musical theater in San Diego county.

Genovese was selected as Best Actress, while SCPA's production of Chicago was the Best School Performance Winner.

Genovese, along with Cameron Chang from the Canyon Crest Academy in the San Dieguito High School District, will advance to the June 27 Jimmy Awards (National High School Musical Theatre Awards) at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City.

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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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Miramar Ranch school garden comes back to life

Posted: Tuesday, May 31st 2016

Next to a soccer field in the heart of San Diego's Scripps Ranch neighborhood grows a beautiful garden at Miramar Ranch Elementary School. About two years ago, the garden program began to bud due to the hard work of dedicated parents Jennifer Leader, Eric Morgan, and Mike and Somer Gates. Prior to this, the garden had lay fallow for ten years.

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