Lincoln High dedicates new courtroom facility for mock trials, criminal justice classes

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th 2017

Students, staff, and respected professionals from the legal field recently came together to celebrate the opening of a new courtroom facility at Lincoln High School. 

Built with the help of a generous donation from Sony Electronics Inc., the courtroom will be used by Lincoln’s Mock Trial Team and for criminal justice classes as well as the SAY San Diego Teen Court diversion program.

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Changes to Special Education focus on better quality instruction, serving more students across district

Posted: Monday, February 13th 2017

In order to ensure that students have access to quality instruction, opportunities for peer interaction and social development, and are able to engage as a member of a robust classroom community, the district has announced that some elementary school and K-8 moderate-severe classrooms will be combined into neighborhood cluster classrooms beginning with the 2017-2018 school year.  

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Golden nugget tangerines on school salad bars each Wednesday this month

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th 2017

Students (and school staff!) across the district can enjoy golden nugget tangerines on their school salad bars every Wednesday this month. Golden nugget tangerines are easy to peel, golden in color and have a bumpy texture. These sweet citrus come to us from Rockwood Ranch at Rancho Guejito in Escondido. Rancho Guejito has been farmed on since 1845 making the farm older than the state of California. 

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Students receive free mobile devices, wireless service through Sprint’s 1Million Project

Posted: Friday, February 3rd 2017

Photo and story courtesy of the San Diego Union Tribune

Keneshia Johnson is among 250 students at Crawford High School to get a free mobile hotspot device and wireless Internet access under a pilot project that took effect Thursday. It’s a big deal for the 17-year-old on a couple of fronts: It allows her to use her school-issued laptop at home for homework and even to surf YouTube at Netflix, and it will give her more time to sleep in the mornings. 

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Love is the theme for Kindness Week at Kumeyaay Elementary

Posted: Friday, January 27th 2017

As a way to kick off its week of kindness, Kumeyaay Elementary gathered all students for its annual rainbow picture and honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by selecting “love” as its theme for the week. 

To promote equity and equality, the school selected a quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

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