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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UC High Student is 'Inspirational Student of the Month'

Posted: Tuesday, May 10th 2016


He attends University City High School and has been named the Inspirational Student of the Month by NBC 7 San Diego and the San Diego County Office of Education.

David Ashirov has a love of learning, life and laughter. Find out all about him in the story from reporter Rory Devine.

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Ford dealers' scholarships go to Class of '16 students

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd 2016


San Diego County Ford dealers gave $1,000 scholarships to 27 San Diego Unified students from 11 schools as part of their annual Salute to Education Scholarships program.

Graduating seniors from Crawford, Hoover, La Jolla, Madison, Morse, Mission Bay, Patrick Henry, Point Loma, San Diego High, Scripps Ranch and University City high schools received the scholarships for their upcoming work at a college or university, part of a program that gives out 150 scholarships to San Diego County high school seniors every year.

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UC High sophomore is one of nation's top Rubik's Cube solvers

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th 2016


University City High School Sophomore Henry Helmuth competes in Rubik’s Cube competitions and is one of the top-ranked solvers in the country.

Helmuth first started solving Rubik’s Cube a few years ago.

“Back in middle school, a friend brought one to school and I was interested in learning how to solve it and wanted to get a faster time than him,” said Helmuth.

Helmuth soon began competing after his first few experiences with the Rubik’s Cube.

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Student-athletes shine as they head toward university life

Posted: Thursday, March 3rd 2016


The first official step on the road to a university education was taken by 30 student-athletes as they signed letters-of-intent with colleges and universities around the nation in a ceremony at the San Diego Hall of Champions.

The first day that high school athletes in fall sports can sign the NCAA Letter of Intent was Feb. 3 and student-athletes in sports that included football, girls soccer, field hockey, boys soccer and softball.

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