WATCH: San Diego Unified Leads Effort to Fight Summer Hunger

Posted: Monday, June 17th 2019

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When school in San Diego lets out for summer break, we think of the beach, vacation plans, and enjoying longer, warmer days in the sun with friends and family. In general, summer is a time for fun.

For many families, it can also be a time of additional hardship.

Food insecurity is not usually a prominent topic of summer planning, but for thousands of children in our city, it's one of the most important. 

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San Diego Unified Commemorates the “Other Class of 2019” at Celebration for New Retirees

Posted: Saturday, June 15th 2019

As schools bid farewell to the Class of 2019, it’s not just students who are poised to take on a new chapter of their lives.

Following a whirlwind of commencement ceremonies throughout the San Diego Unified School District, another group of “graduates” celebrated a rite of passage.   

San Diego Unified honored its 2019 retirees at the annual Retiree Celebration, which was held on the lawn at the Ed Center. Under the shade of the blooming jacaranda trees, 190 retirees celebrated with family, friends, and colleagues.

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NEWS RELEASE – Graduating Eighth Graders Proudly Celebrate Construction Milestone at Horace Mann Middle School

Posted: Tuesday, June 11th 2019

June 13, 2019

SAN DIEGO - Newly graduated eighth-graders who broke ground on the Whole Site Modernization project at Horace Mann Middle School in March 2017 commemorated the new three-story classroom and administrative hall with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday. 

Students spent their years learning growth, teamwork, and equity, but they also watched the debris of the old classrooms transform into a now modernized landmark on the border of the El Cerrito and Colina Del Sol communities. 

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They're on their way to shape the world - this is how the world shaped them first

Posted: Monday, June 10th 2019

For the first time in history, we are celebrating a graduating class almost entirely comprised of students born after the year 2000.

This week, more than 6,000 students graduated from San Diego Unified high schools, ready to take on the next challenge and make their mark on the world around them. But the world they’re entering is a far different one than that of their parents, and has shaped them in a distinctly 21st century way.

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Standout seniors: Meet some of the inspirational graduates from the Class of 2019

Posted: Thursday, June 6th 2019

They served as our founding Student Equity Ambassadors, working to improve the connection, involvement and inclusion of all students at their campuses. They sat alongside our elected Board of Education members at the dais to conduct the business of public education. And they demonstrated leadership as scholars, athletes, and community leaders.

Welcome to the San Diego Unified School District Class of 2019 and the more than 6,000 seniors who will graduate this year poised to make San Diego and the world a better place.

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100 years after earning the right to vote, women lead the way in San Diego

Posted: Friday, May 31st 2019

An important anniversary in women’s history is coming up next week. On June 4th, 1919, Congress passed the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. It would take another year for ratification, which came the following August. California was the 18th state to endorse the measure of the 36 states required to add the Amendment to the Constitution.

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NEWS RELEASE- Demolition begins on the Complete Rebuild of Emerson-Bandini Elementary School

Posted: Friday, May 24th 2019

SAN DIEGO - Construction crews began demolition last Monday at Emerson-Bandini Elementary, on what will become an entire site transformation.

The project team spent time planning a new vision for the school site; they gathered input from the community, staff, and parents on how to create a space where students could feel inspired. Crews plan to complete the demolition and begin building by fall of this year.

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