NEWS RELEASE: California Unveils New Method For Measuring High School Graduation Rate; San Diego Unified Maintains Top Position Among Big-City Schools

Posted: Thursday, July 26th 2018


San Diego Unified School District once again has the highest high school graduation rate -- and the lowest dropout rate -- among big-city school districts in California, according to results released today by the California Department of Education (CDE). The new results were released today at the same time as the state unveiled a new method for tracking graduation, a change they have adopted in response to a federal audit.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Summer Commencement Ceremony to Recognize Class of 2018 Graduates

Posted: Tuesday, July 24th 2018


MEDIA ADVISORY                           
July 24, 2018
 
Summer Commencement Ceremony to Recognize Class of 2018 Graduates
San Diego Unified is proud to congratulate more than 100 high school seniors who worked hard throughout the Summer to earn their high school diploma.
 
WHAT: More than 100 district students who were unable to attend June graduation ceremonies with their high school class will get the chance to walk in San Diego Unified's annual Summer Commencement Ceremony.
 
WHEN: Friday, July 27, 2018 3:00 p.m.
 

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NEWS RELEASE: San Diego Unified Board of Education approves Neighborhood School Safety and Repair measure for the fall ballot

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th 2018


SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Unified Board of Education unanimously voted tonight to place the Neighborhood School Safety and Repair measure on the November ballot. The vote was 4-0 with Dr. Michael McQuary absent. The measure would provide $3.5 billion in funding to repair aging neighborhood schools and make critical safety improvements, including several aimed at confronting the issue of lead in school drinking water. This will mark the first time the district has asked voters to approve a bond since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan brought the lead issue to the national forefront.

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NEWS RELEASE: Board Considers Budget With Added Funds for School Safety

Posted: Tuesday, June 26th 2018


Board Considers Budget With Added Funds for School Safety
District Spending to decline 1 Percent, County Upgrades District Financial Standing to “Positive”

The San Diego Unified School District final 2018-19 budget will go before the Board of Education tonight with added funds for school safety, information technology services, and programs for homeless students.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten Continues Tradition of 12th Annual Student Camping Trip

Posted: Thursday, June 21st 2018


MEDIA ADVISORY
June 21, 2018
 
San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten Continues Tradition of 12th Annual Student Camping Trip
80 Central Elementary third-graders head to Stelzer County Park to experience camping trip for the first time with support from the Jarrett Meeker Foundation
 
WHAT: Central Elementary third-graders head to Stelzer County Park for outdoors experience with support from the Jarrett Meeker Foundation.
 
WHEN: June 27, 2018 – June 29, 2018

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified Kicks-Off Summer Fun Café with Free Family Barbecue

Posted: Tuesday, June 19th 2018


MEDIA ADVISORY

San Diego Unified Kicks-Off Summer Fun Café with Free Family Barbecue
 
Summer should be fun, carefree, and exciting for all kids. But for too many San Diego children, the end of the school year can sadly also mean hunger. Summer means the free and reduced price meals kids depend on throughout the year are gone, and many children find themselves wondering where their next healthy meal is going to come from.
 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified Graduation Schedule 2018

Posted: Friday, June 8th 2018


MEDIA ADVISORY                           
 June 8, 2018
 
San Diego Unified Graduation Schedule 2018
San Diego Unified is proud to congratulate more than 6,000 graduating high school seniors this June
 

WHAT: San Diego Unified Graduation ceremonies

WHEN: Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13, 2018

WHERE: Various locations

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NEWS RELEASE: San Diego Unified School Police Arrest Man Suspected of Sexual Battery Against Student at Bell Middle School

Posted: Friday, June 1st 2018



NEWS RELEASE
June 1, 2018

 
 

San Diego Unified School Police Arrest Man Suspected of Sexual Battery Against Student at Bell Middle School

 

SAN DIEGO (June 1, 2018) –  The San Diego Unified School District School Police Department arrested an individual Friday afternoon in connection with an incident involving a student at Bell Middle School.
 
A female student told school officials a man chased her as she walked to school Friday morning at approximately 7:30 a.m.
 

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