San Diego Unified Students Find Inspiration, Resources at First African American Post-Graduation Summit

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th 2018

UCLA-bound Brittany Jasper will graduate from Morse High School this year feeling a bit less nervous and a little more confident about her future.
Brittany was among 650 graduating seniors from San Diego Unified high schools to participate in the first African American Post-Graduation Success Summit, an event at San Diego City College aimed at promoting success after high school and demystifying the college experience.

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Point Loma High's Barbara Buchanan named ‘Classified Employee of the Year’

Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

It was a celebration that had people dancing in the aisles as the district honored the countless contributions of its classified employees at the 2018 Classified Employee of the Year event.

Barbara Buchanan, school clerk at Point Loma High School, was named Classified Employee of the Year, and Rebecca Cisneros from Early Childhood Special Education and Euclid CDC, was named runner up. 

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2018-19 LCAP Draft and Community Input Survey now available

Posted: Monday, May 14th 2018

A draft of the 2018-19 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) has been posted on our website, and stakehoolders are encouraged to give their feedback.

Stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback on the new LCAP draft through a community input survey, which will remain open until June 18, 2018.

The new draft document and the survey link can be found here (Look below the orange box for "2018-19 LCAP Input."):

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San Diego Unified recognizes 2018 Teachers of the Year

Posted: Thursday, May 10th 2018

Georgeanne Gedney, early childhood special education teacher at Linda Vista Elementary, Sara Dickman, dance teacher at CPMA and Lynsey Littlefield, special education teacher/ASB advisor at Mission Bay High School are San Diego Unified’s 2018 Teachers of the Year.

The three teachers, along with three Teacher of the Year runners-up and more than 50 site teachers of the year, were honored at the annual Day of the Teacher event held at De Portola Middle School. 

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Serra High School Students Join WWII Veterans on A Trip to WWII Museum in New Orleans

Posted: Wednesday, May 9th 2018

A group of 22 San Diego area World War 2 veterans along with 19 students from Serra High School are getting the trip of a lifetime.

They are headed to New Orleans to visit the National World War 2 Museum. Each student will be paired up with a WWII veteran and they will experience the museum together through the eyes of someone who experienced it firsthand.

This trip is being made possible by Gary Sinise's foundation, Soaring Valor Program. This is the 9th trip like this that the foundation has put on.

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VIDEO: Refugee Students in the San Diego Unified School District Experience the Challenges and Rewards of an American Education.

Posted: Friday, May 4th 2018

San Diego continues to be one of the top counties for refugee and immigrant arrivals in the state. Because of this San Diego Unified is committed to assisting families and students new to our schools and the country.

San Diego Unified currently offers a variety of resources and programs within our schools that help bridge the education gap for international students.

For a peek at what an international english development class at Horace Mann Middle looks like, watch this video HERE

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VIDEO: College Signing Day! More Than 300 Lincoln High School Students Celebrate Their College Acceptance Offers

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd 2018

Lincoln High School students celebrated College Signing Day on Tuesday, honoring all graduating seniors who will attend college in the fall.
College Signing Day is a nationally recognized event created by former First Lady Michelle Obama under her Reach Higher initiative. The national event celebrates high school seniors choosing to pursue higher education at a professional training program, a community college, a four-year college or university, or the military.

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