City Heights celebrates construction of new science education center

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th 2016

Superintendent Cindy Marten and Board Vice President Richard Barrera joined hundreds of City Heights residents and other dignitaries at a community “Construction Party” last Saturday to celebrate the construction of the new Living Lab, an education science center in City Heights. The Living Lab is a joint venture between San Diego Unified School District and Ocean Discovery Institute (ODI) of San Diego. The lab will be an educational facility where students are able explore different fields of science, as well as define their college and career aspirations.

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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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Wilson Middle School future oceanographers kick off SeaWorld program

Posted: Tuesday, March 22nd 2016

Future oceanographers from Wilson Middle School in City Heights have helped San Diego Unified, SeaWorld San Diego and the San Diego Workforce Partnership kick off a new program that will bring students to the Mission Bay Park attraction to study and explore the planet's oceans.

The Ocean Link Lab started with 30 students from Wilson, who are exploring possible career paths, and is scheduled to expand to more schools this fall.

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Lewis Middle School, Qualcomm combine for Thinkabit

Posted: Friday, December 4th 2015

Lewis Middle School in Allied Gardens is one of three San Diego County schools that now has a dedicated space for STEM education inspired by the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab.

The replication of the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab at Lewis will inspire young generations from all backgrounds to explore and pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, as well as its commitment to contribute to San Diego’s development as a center of innovation and educational excellence. It also reinforces Qualcomm’s commitment to the next generations of San Diegans.

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San Diego in salt dough at Muir K-12

Posted: Friday, November 20th 2015

Salt dough was the medium of choice of third-grade students in Barb Waller's class at Muir K-12 as they learned about the important land forms and landmarks in San Diego, including the Clairemont location of the school.

John Muir School is a magnet school that implements the Paideia teaching philosophy in all grades, K–12. Our mission is to create a community of empowered learners who are productive global citizens. As a dedicated magnet, Muir attracts students from all over the city of San Diego.

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