MEDIA ADVISORY: With Singers, Ribbon, and Running, Marvin Elementary School to Celebrate First Completed Joint-Use Field of the New Year

Posted: Tuesday, March 3rd 2020


MEDIA ADVISORY 

With Singers, Ribbon, and Running, Marvin Elementary School to Celebrate First Completed Joint-Use Field of the New Year 

WHAT:                

Choir students, school staff, and families will join district and city leaders to celebrate the first completed joint-use field of the new year. Fourth-grade and fifth-grade vocalists will kick off the event, followed by a  brief speaking ceremony. Then, students will cut the ribbon, followed by a ceremonial run around the new field.  

WHEN:                

Thursday, March 5, 2020

8 - 8:30 a.m. 

WHERE:            

Marvin Elementary School 

5720 Brunswick Ave., San Diego, CA 92120

VISUALS:          

8 a.m. -  School choir performs 

8:10 a.m.  - Speakers

8:15 a.m.  - Ribbon-cutting, followed by celebratory lap around the field 

GUEST INTERVIEWS:

Cindy Marten, Superintendent, San Diego Unified

Andy Field, Director, City of San Diego Parks and Recreation

Lee Dulgeroff, Chief Facilities Planning and Construction Officer, San Diego Unified 

Armando Tovar Jr., Principal, Marvin Elementary School 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Marvin Elementary School joint-use field includes a new grass playfield, a walking/running path, a drinking fountain, security gates, irrigation, fencing, and a new parking lot.

As part of the Play All Day partnership with the City of San Diego, the joint-use field will be accessible to the community as a local park after school hours, and during school breaks. 

BACKGROUND

San Diego Unified’s capital projects are funded by San Diego Unified School District’s Propositions S and Z, which are local bond measures approved by San Diego voters to repair, renovate and revitalize neighborhood schools. 

PARKING:            

Media will be limited to street parking. The parking lot is reserved for staff and dignitaries. Below is an event map for planning purposes. Please note: this aerial map was taken prior to construction.    

MEDIA CONTACT:

Jamie Ries, Facilities Communication Liaison, San Diego Unified, 619-855-9283, jries@sandi.net 

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