MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified School District and City of San Diego Celebrate New Garden at Cherokee Point Elementary School

Posted: Thursday, March 8th 2018


San Diego Unified School District and City of San Diego Celebrate New Garden at Cherokee Point Elementary School

WHAT:  District and city leaders and the Cherokee Point Elementary School community will celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony the completion of construction on a brand new campus garden.

WHEN: Friday March 9, 2018  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Cherokee Point Elementary School, 3735 38th Street, San Diego, CA 92105.
Media parking available on Wightman Street.
(Map: Media parking location outlined with green box. Event location marked with star).

VISUALS: Students will initiate the ribbon-cutting ceremony with a song and ukulele performance. City and district dignitaries will make brief remarks about how the garden enhances city and district sustainability initiatives, followed by the ribbon-cutting ceremony. To conclude, students will offer a demonstration of gardening activities, including planting and mulching.

GUEST SPEAKERS/INTERVIEWS:  San Diego Unified School District Board of Education Trustee Richard Barrera, Superintendent Cindy Marten, City Councilmember Georgette Gomez, City of San Diego Environmental Services Director Mario Sierra, Cherokee Point Elementary School Principal Quyen Corral

Media Inquiries: Isabella McNeil, San Diego Unified School District, 619-341-2343 Imcneil@Sandi.net

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