SAN DIEGO–Phoebe Hearst Elementary hosts its 50th anniversary school picnic for students, alumni, and staff, past and present, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 22 at the school’s Upper Field, 6230 Del Cerro Blvd. in San Diego. The event is open to public. For more e-mail Lori at Hearst50@cox.net.
CARLSBAD–Several dozen middle and upper school students from Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad traveled to Anaheim, Calif., to participate in the Heritage Festival where they won top placement out of 17 competing schools internationally. The students’ April 27 musical performances were judged by professional choral conductors based on a national set of performance standards and criteria, […]
SAN DIEGO–(Businesswire)–The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University announced today that the university’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. This grant will be disbursed starting this fall through 2014. The overall mission of the national CIBER program is to […]
SACRAMENTO–The State of California allocated $960.7 million for school construction projects across the state this week, the largest distribution of school facility funds in more than a year. These state matching funds will help finance 185 school construction projects by local school districts. At its monthly meeting the State Allocation Board also approved the funding […]
SAN DIEGO–Dozens of high school students today learned how to eat healthy at home and “on-the-run” during the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency’s (HHSA) Healthy Counties Month event. The students also learned about the benefits of physical activity and the consequences of unhealthy behaviors such as smoking, drinking and other drug […]
OCEANSIDE–MiraCosta College hosted its 5th annual Math and Science Fair Saturday for North County residents and their children. The free event featured interactive activities and learning booths for both elementary and middle-school children.
By Rex Graham UC San Diego has been rated once again as one of the country’s most environmentally responsible universities, this time by The Princeton Review. The education services company selected UC San Diego for inclusion in the Princeton Review’s “Guide to 286 Green Colleges,” a resource for college applicants. In 2009, the Princeton Review […]
By Laura Margoni When student-athletes at The Preuss School at the University of California, San Diego—a charter school for motivated, low-income students—had to attend an off-campus game, it would be up to their coach or another volunteer driver to shuttle them to and from the game in his or her personal car. Typically, only about […]
San Diego Unified School District’s Prop. S Program was honored by the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) at its sixth annual San Diego Excellence in Energy Awards on March 25. The Prop. S program earned the “Special Achievement in Energy Education (SANDEE) Award” for the installation of an energy-efficient air conditioning system and improved […]
CARLSBAD–Darren Lawlor, athletic director of Pacific Ridge School, received the Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) award from the National Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association. The CAA designation is awarded to educators for the purpose of improving performance, maximizing the benefits received by the school community through effective leadership, and promoting professional standards, practices and ethics. Last year, […]