San Diego Unified Approves School Climate Bill of Rights

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th 2017

San Diego (KGTV) - Holding students accountable for their actions without removing them from the classroom.

The San Diego Unified School district plans to change student discipline focusing more on conflict resolution.

"It helped me overcome a lot of the harm that was done to me,” said Larissa Galeana.

Larissa tells 10News she never got in trouble, but did benefit from the concepts of restorative justice.

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SDUSD Stories: Lincoln High Students Receive the Prom of a Lifetime

Posted: Monday, July 3rd 2017

When spring comes around and talk of Prom begins, most high school students begin thinking about their ideal night out. Who to go with, what color dress to buy, how to get the best table in town for dinner, even which color limousine to rent. But for those students who live with serious financial hardships every day, this topic invites anything but happiness and excitement.

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SDUSD Stories: The Central Elementary Camping Experience

Posted: Friday, June 30th 2017

This week, third grade students from Central Elementary School traded the noise and bustle of City Heights for the clear, open skies of Stelzer County Park, as they headed out to Lakeside for their school’s annual camping trip.

For most of the students, it was the first time they have ever been camping – or even seen a wide open natural space.

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SDUSD Stories: Lincoln High Graduates Diep Nguyen and Rawan Al Obaidi

Posted: Tuesday, June 20th 2017

Lincoln High School’s Class of 2017 recently made headlines for their incredible accomplishments, including 27 students who earned the prestigious Chancellor’s Associates Scholarship from UC San Diego. Two of these exceptional seniors also shared their personal stories with us, and they are nothing short of inspiring.

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District Celebrates 2016-17 Retirees

Posted: Friday, June 16th 2017

Employees, family members and honorees gathered Thursday to celebrate the careers of the more than 1,240 employees that are retiring from San Diego Unified this year. Many of the retiring employees had tallied 30 years of working for the district, and a handful had dedicated even more - over 40 years in some cases. Their legacy of service and dedication cannot be measured in these numbers alone, as the positive impact they made in San Diego schools will be remembered for years to come.

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SDUSD Stories: Bright Future Ahead for Madison High Grad Kevin Abel

Posted: Friday, June 16th 2017

When senior Kevin Abel graduated from Madison High School this past week, he left behind a legacy of athletic accomplishments as one of San Diego’s top baseball players of the decade – and he’s just getting started.

Abel, a right-handed pitcher on Madison’s baseball team since his freshman year, is taking his talents to a bigger stage. He will be attending Oregon State University on a three-year athletic scholarship, joining a baseball team that is ranked No. 1 in the country and a favorite to win this year’s College World Series.

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SDUSD Stories: Mission Bay High Valedictorians Emery Reyna and Alex Briski

Posted: Thursday, June 15th 2017

For anyone who's been following the exciting graduation coverage from our schools on social media this week, you'll recognize the theme "Dream Big." You've probably also heard us mention that the Class of 2017 is an exceptional graduating group of young men and women, and that they will be doing BIG things after high school. Well, these grads from Mission Bay High School are making this catchphrase a reality.

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