Ancient Chinese arts enhance Barnard language studies

Posted: Friday, January 19th 2018


Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School students don’t just learn the Mandarin language… they eat, breathe, sleep, and dance it, too. Barnard students are instructed for 50 – 80% of their day in Mandarin, including in-depth instruction in the ancient Chinese arts. 

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SD Unified High School Student Take Part in Computer Science Education Week

Posted: Tuesday, January 9th 2018


Crawford: More than 600 students at Crawford High School participated in the "hour of code" 2017.  The Crawford Cyber Colts Coding Club assisted and acted as technical support in various classrooms. The week started with Crawford Graduate Diana Nguyen, providing a presentation on the pathway to software engineering.

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SDUSD Police surprise Dewey Elementary third graders with bike giveaway event

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th 2017


Students in the SDUSD Police "True Blue Buddies" program were treated to an unexpected holiday surprise this Monday, in the form of brand-new bicycles and helmets.

At first, Chief Mike Marquez announced that they would be raffling away 5 bicycles - which was enough to get the students excited, even though there were 30 kids in the group. Then, the crowd spotted something in the sky.

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Barnard Elementary chess team brings home the gold

Posted: Friday, December 8th 2017


Barnard Mandarin Magnet Elementary School’s student chess team continues to collect trophy after trophy at local and national chess competitions. Six students spent Thanksgiving weekend at the American Open Tournament in Costa Mesa, one of the longest running chess tournaments in the USA.

Third grader Daniel M. took first place after winning all five of his games – an impressive clean sweep—in the K – 3rd grade U600 section. Second grader Jaxon W. competed in the K – 12th grade U1200 section and took second place after winning four out of five games.

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Hancock Elementary School honored by WWE bullying prevention initiative

Posted: Friday, December 8th 2017


On Tuesday morning, the World Wrestling Entertainment organization (WWE) honored the students and staff of Hancock Elementary School for their anti-bullying efforts with a special school-wide assembly.

Students got to meet WWE superstars Tye Dillinger, Dana Brooke and Sin Cara, and hear from the world-famous wrestlers about their own experiences with bullying.

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Student Equity Ambassadors Participate, and Help Lead, This Year’s First Student Equity Coalition

Posted: Thursday, November 30th 2017


The 2017-18 Student Equity Ambassadors joined community members and partners, families, district and school site staff at Mira Mesa High School to discuss and address ways to improve the connection, involvement, and inclusion of all students.  Johnny Nguyen from Madison High School and Maya Salameh from San Diego High School helped host the event alongside the Program Manager from the Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Department.

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