Annual camping trip a treat for Central Elementary students

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th 2018


The year is just not complete until select third graders from Central Elementary School in City Heights attend their annual camping trip. 

This year, more than 80 students got the chance to experience an overnight camping trip at Stelzer County Park, thanks to the Jarrett Meeker Foundation. In addition to experiencing the fun of camping, students learned about Kumeyaay Indian history, storytelling, artifacts and games; saw a presentation on birds of prey and dissected owl pellets. They also learned about native plants and composting.

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AASD recognizes ‘Distinguished Leaders’ for 2017-18

Posted: Monday, July 16th 2018


Administrators from across the district have been honored for their leadership and work ethic by the Administrators Association of San Diego (AASD), the organization that represents many of San Diego Unified's managers, including principals.

Honorees for 2017-18 include: 

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Five schools win Garden 2 Cafe Harvest Contest

Posted: Thursday, July 12th 2018


Challenger Middle and Kumeyaay, Miramar Ranch, Ocean Beach and Valencia Park elementary schools harvested 251 pounds of produce for their school cafeterias this year to win the Garden to Café Spring Harvest Contest.

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District celebrates 2018 retirees

Posted: Tuesday, July 10th 2018


It was a small gathering, but not one short on excitement.

San Diego Unified recently celebrated its 2018 retirees at the annual Retiree Celebration held at the Ed Center. 

Link to photos

Collectively, the district’s 92 retirees have given a total of 2,115 years of service.

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Board Approves Budget With Added Funds for School Safety, Technology

Posted: Wednesday, June 27th 2018


District Spending to decline 1 Percent, County Upgrades District Financial Standing to “Positive”

The San Diego Unified School District’s Board of Education approved the district’s 2018-19 budget that will include funds for school safety, information technology services, and programs for homeless students.

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CBS Sunday Morning features Hoover worker's kindness, new car

Posted: Monday, June 25th 2018


During the day, Debra Davis is a beloved food service work at Hoover High School. After school, she spends her spare time delivering home-cooked meals to the homeless. Ms. Davis received a big surprise recently - on June 4, 2018, Morse High School students surprised Ms. Davis with a newer car. During May, students from Mr. Leonardo Zarate’s auto body technician program have been preparing this vehicle for Ms.

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VIDEO: Congratulations Class of 2018

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th 2018


On behalf of the San Diego Unified School District and Superintendent Cindy Marten, we would like to extend a BIG CONGRATS to the class of 2018!

We look forward to seeing the ways you'll change the world! PROUD to end the year with a video that shares a few of our inspiring grad stories!

WATCH VIDEO HERE

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VIDEO: San Diego Promise Program Offers Free College Tuition to All San Diego High School Graduates

Posted: Monday, June 11th 2018


All San Diego high school graduates who are first-time college students can receive free community college tuition under an expansion of the San Diego Promise Program announced Monday.

 

“We’re announcing the ultimate expansion of our program,” said Constance Carroll, chancellor of the San Diego Community College District. “A college education is key to economic advancement.”

 

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