MEDIA ADVISORY: Teacher, student being recognized by American Heart Association for student’s use of Hands-only CPR to save a life

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th 2018


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Aug. 29, 2018

Teacher, student being recognized by American Heart Association for student’s use of Hands-only CPR to save a life

WHAT: A former Golden Hill K-8 student recently used her Hands-only CPR training to save the life of a young relative. The student received training last year from her teacher at Golden Hill, Robin Carby. Carby is receiving an award from the American Heart Association for her efforts to teach this life-saving technique (the student has chosen to be recognized privately). 

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AASD recognizes ‘Distinguished Leaders’ for 2017-18

Posted: Monday, July 16th 2018


Administrators from across the district have been honored for their leadership and work ethic by the Administrators Association of San Diego (AASD), the organization that represents many of San Diego Unified's managers, including principals.

Honorees for 2017-18 include: 

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Five schools win Garden 2 Cafe Harvest Contest

Posted: Thursday, July 12th 2018


Challenger Middle and Kumeyaay, Miramar Ranch, Ocean Beach and Valencia Park elementary schools harvested 251 pounds of produce for their school cafeterias this year to win the Garden to Café Spring Harvest Contest.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Students from Morse High School Automotive Program Help Develop Paint Design for New 2018 Ford Mustang, F150 Truck; Vehicles on Display Friday at Morse

Posted: Thursday, May 24th 2018


Students from Morse High School Automotive Program Help Develop Paint Design for New 2018 Ford Mustang, F150 Truck; Vehicles on Display Friday at Morse                    

WHAT: The new 2018 Ford Mustang and F-150 Truck will be on display at Morse High School, featuring a paint design that students from Morse High’s automotive program helped create.

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Madison High students win statewide culinary competition

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st 2018


With a menu that included ceviche, pork tenderloin stuffed with chorizo and cilantro pistou, and salted caramel cremeux, three Madison High School students cooked their way past 23 other teams to win the 16th annual California ProStart Cup.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Kearny High School to Introduce New Facility for Education to Employment (E2E) Career Development Program

Posted: Monday, March 19th 2018


Kearny High School to Introduce New Facility for Education to Employment (E2E) Career Development Program

San Diego Unified School District partnerships with the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the University of San Diego, the San Diego Workforce Partnership, and Booz Allen Hamilton help connect students with career advice and industry professionals. 

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Education to Employment program helps students identify career interests, connect with industry professionals

Posted: Monday, March 19th 2018


Would you be drawn to Pay-Doh, building blocks or an odd looking figure made of paper cups, tin foil, paper clips and other random items? Would an empty table with the word “lead” or “mentor” draw you in? 

As part of the Education to Employment (E2E) program at Kearny High School, students participate in lessons like “Let Them Play,” in which they tour 15 stations like “build,” “lead” or “mentor” and they choose which lessons interest them the most. The idea is that these lessons will ultimately lead students toward a career path most suitable for them.

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Students participate in peaceful demonstrations to honor Parkland, Florida shooting victims

Posted: Thursday, March 15th 2018


Thousands of students at schools throughout San Diego Unified School District joined students nationwide in stepping out of their classrooms to honor the 17 individuals killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida in February. 

Students participated in a variety of activities as part of the “Enough! National School Walkout” national movement to take action around gun violence.

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