MEDIA ADVISORY - San Diego Unified Dedicates New Multisport Field at Baker Elementary School

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd 2016


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Nov. 2, 2016

San Diego Unified Dedicates New Multisport Field at Baker Elementary School 

WHAT: Board Vice President Richard Barrera will join the students, parents and staff of Baker Elementary School as they celebrate the official dedication of the school’s new multisport turf field.   

WHEN: Tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 3), 8:45 – 9:15 a.m.

WHERE: Baker Elementary School turf field (east side of campus), 4041 T St., San Diego, CA 92113 (Phone: 619-334-4800)  Media parking available adjacent to the field. Enter the north gate from T Street.  

SPEAKERS/INTERVIEWEES: Fifth-grade students, Board Vice President Richard Barrera, Area 1 Superintendent Bruce Bivens; Principal Kathleen Gallagher, and Chief Facilities Planning & Construction Officer Lee Dulgeroff. (Interviews in Spanish will be available.)  

PHOTOS/VISUALS: Eight fifth-graders speaking (as a group), ceremonial ribbon cutting, students taking to the field after the ribbon cutting for fitness activities.   

BACKGROUND:  The new multisport field replaced a decomposed granite play area with a high-quality turf playfield for the students at Baker Elementary School. The construction project began summer 2016, and was completed in this fall. The new field represents an investment of more than $580,000 into the students at Baker ES and the Mountain View Community. The construction project was funded by San Diego Unified School District’s Proposition Z bond measure passed by voters in 2012. 

 

CONTACT: Cynthia Reed-Porter, facilities communications supervisor, Communications, 619-546-3378, creed-porter@sandi.net

 

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