MEDIA ADVISORY: Chinese Education Bureau to Visit La Jolla High School to learn about San Diego Unified’s Exemplary Academic Practices

Posted: Monday, September 25th 2017

WHAT: A group of Chinese Dignitaries from San Diego’s Friendship City Huzhou, China will visit La Jolla High School on Tuesday. The visit was requested by the Vice-Mayor of Huzhou to review the best practices employed by the San Diego Unified School District that resulted in La Jolla High School being ranked within the top 50 best schools in California.  

San Diego Unified is honored to host the Chinese Delegation which will include a group of six educators led by the Vice-Mayor of Huzhou, the Education Bureau of Huzhou City, the Education Bureau of Changxing County, Education Bureau of Wuxing District, Party Secretary of Huzhou High School, and the Principal of Zhejiang Information Engineering School.

Students from San Diego Unified’s Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy will welcome the Chinese Dignitaries with traditional Chinese songs, music and dance.

The Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy is just one of three San Diego Unified schools that offer a Mandarin language program.

San Diego Unified is proud to offer several dual-language options for students to acquire a second language or grow in their native language in order to be better prepared citizens of a global economy.

In addition to offering world language pathways from elementary through high school in Mandarin, San Diego Unified currently offers world language programs and courses in American Sign Language, Arabic, Filipino, French, German, Japanese, Latin and Spanish.

Media is invited to cover the welcome performance as well as the La Jolla High School tour.

Please confirm your coverage prior to attending.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 11:00 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: La Jolla High School, 750 Nautilus St, La Jolla, CA 92037

 Media Contact: Isabella McNeil, San Diego Unified School District, 619-341-2343






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