Zamorano Elementary celebrates ‘Wellness Week’ with daily activities

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th 2018


Article courtesy of SDSU graduate student Russell Donaldson, who is working with Nursing & Wellness on Wellness efforts

After years of incremental changes toward healthier practices on campus, Zamorano Fine Arts Academy has found a way to coordinate their efforts into a new week-long event called “Wellness Week.” 

Guided by Principal Derek Murchison and school psychologist intern Courtney Meiers, every day of “Wellness Week” introduced a new health-related theme, each with corresponding activities and discussions for students, families and staff.

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Zamorano Elementary student artwork on display in Skyline

Posted: Thursday, November 16th 2017


Zamorano Fine Arts Academy students like to make a mark on the world around them.

They've already claimed their own campus through vibrant and visually stunning murals which adorn many of the school's walls and common areas. Now, they're bringing their artistic flair to the Skyline Hills Library in southeastern San Diego.

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Zamorano fourth graders receive big surprise at recent Padres game

Posted: Monday, June 5th 2017


They didn't know it yet, but the Zamorano Elementary fourth graders making their way to Petco Park were in for quite a surprise. 

The four students and their families were heading downtown to a recent Padres game after being selected to take part in a special on-field ceremony. Before the game, the kids and their school's principal, Derek Murchison, were brought out on the field, joining Padres star player Wil Myers in front of the cheering crowd. 

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