MEDIA ADVISORY: University City High School Marks Construction Milestone As Investment In Campus Transformation Continues

Posted: Wednesday, September 20th 2017


University City High School Marks Construction Milestone As Investment In Campus Transformation Continues 

WHAT:  District leaders and UCHS students will celebrate the official grand opening of recently completed Fabrication and Design program space, new athletic facilities and site improvements with a ribbon cutting ceremony before a varsity home game against Mar Vista. 

WHEN:  Friday, September 22, 6:15 p.m. – Media tours available earlier by request.

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MEDIA ADVISORY - San Diego Unified Dedicates New Multisport Field at Baker Elementary School

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd 2016


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Nov. 2, 2016

San Diego Unified Dedicates New Multisport Field at Baker Elementary School 

WHAT: Board Vice President Richard Barrera will join the students, parents and staff of Baker Elementary School as they celebrate the official dedication of the school’s new multisport turf field.   

WHEN: Tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 3), 8:45 – 9:15 a.m.

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Safety improvements, new athletic fields for UC High School

Posted: Friday, September 23rd 2016


University City High School students not only started the new school year in new classes, but amid newly completed facilities upgrades.  Like many of the district's high schools, there are major changes occurring inside and outside of the classrooms.  

The student and staff parking lot facilities at UC High were completely renovated, and solar carport systems were constructed in the parking lot. Safety upgrades included driveway improvements, new bus drop-offs, and a new pedestrian ramp. Lighting, irrigation and landscaping were upgraded as well.  

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NEWS RELEASE -- San Diego schools, US Defense Department make major announcement in time for Fourth of July

Posted: Thursday, June 30th 2016


The San Diego Unified School District and the US Department of Defense are releasing good news for military families in time for the Fourth of July weekend. The county’s largest school system plans to spend $52 million renovating schools in the Tierrasanta community, which largely serve the children of our nation’s Armed Forces. Construction will begin this month, thanks in part to a large grant from the Department of Defense.

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City Heights celebrates construction of new science education center

Posted: Tuesday, June 7th 2016


Superintendent Cindy Marten and Board Vice President Richard Barrera joined hundreds of City Heights residents and other dignitaries at a community “Construction Party” last Saturday to celebrate the construction of the new Living Lab, an education science center in City Heights. The Living Lab is a joint venture between San Diego Unified School District and Ocean Discovery Institute (ODI) of San Diego. The lab will be an educational facility where students are able explore different fields of science, as well as define their college and career aspirations.

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Construction begins on new McKinley Elementary School Joint-use Park

Posted: Friday, May 13th 2016


Superintendent Cindy Marten, Board Trustee Richard Barrera and the City Councilmember Todd Gloria joined Principal Debra Ganderton, students, parents and community members at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new McKinley Elementary School Joint-use Park in the North Park Community.  The May 9 event marked the beginning of construction on the new joint-use park that’s an approximately 1.34-acre site at McKinley Elementary School.

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Bond program is transforming schools

Posted: Thursday, March 17th 2016


The teaching and learning environment in San Diego Unified School District has improved significantly since the passage of Propositions S (2008) and Z (2012). Not only do all K-12 students in district schools have access to 21st century technology via individual computing devices, but 5,477 classrooms have interactive white boards, audio-visual systems and other technology that enhances teaching and learning.

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