Students Receive Over $1.3 Million in Scholarships at Black College Expo

Posted: Wednesday, February 7th 2018


San Diego High School Senior Khalayla was just one of the many San Diego Unified students that walked away with thousands of dollars in scholarship money, as well as multiple acceptance letters from the colleges on hand at the expo.

Representatives from 26 historically black colleges and universities were on hand to consult with San Diego students about their higher education options at the Black College Expo, a unique event that awarded over $1.3 million dollars in schoalrship money to students on Tuesday.

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San Diego Black College Expo

Posted: Friday, February 2nd 2018

The Black College Expo is coming to San Diego next Tuesday, February 6th! We've partnered with the SD County Office of Education and the National College Resources Foundation to bring this amazing opportunity for our high school students, where there will be seminars, workshops, and college reps on hand to answer questions and save hundreds in application fees.

Juniors and seniors will be able to get accepted to college and even win scholarships right there on the spot. That's right - bring your SAT/ACT scores and current transcripts, and walk away with college admission!

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JumpStart Theatre Program coming to San Diego Unified middle schools

Posted: Friday, February 2nd 2018

Middle school students in the San Diego Unified School District may be one step closer to their big break. 

The JumpStart Theatre Program is accepting applications from district middle schools to participate in a three-year, fully-funded musical theater program sponsored by La Jolla Playhouse and the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA).

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De Portola Middle School redesignated as a high-performing middle school by State Superintendent Tom Torlakson

Posted: Thursday, February 1st 2018

SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced that 22 new high-performing California middle schools have been recognized in the 2017–18 Schools to Watch-Taking Center Stage program. They join 24 previously chosen schools whose sustained progress will allow them to retain their “Schools to Watch” designation.

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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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