Porter Elementary Students Receive New Bikes From San Diego Unified School Police Dept.

SAN DIEGO–Nearly 30 students at Porter Elementary gathered on the school’s blacktop waiting for members of the San Diego Unified School Police Department to finish “shining their shoes.” What these officers were really doing was grabbing a new bicycle that each of these students was receiving – and delivering it to them, helmet and all. […]

San Ysidro School District Holds Annual Blanket Drive For Students In Need

SAN YSIDRO–San Ysidro School District is looking to collect 1,500 blankets for children and families in need during its annual blanket drive “Project Dream.” The District is asking for adult-sized blankets to cover those of all sizes. “The San Ysidro School District is committed to supporting all of our students and families,” SYSD Superintendent Dr. […]

San Ysidro School District Expands Locally Sourced Recipes For Students

SAN YSIDRO–San Ysidro School District and a local fishery have created a new locally sourced dish for the District’s 5,200 students as part of California Thursdays, a program that brings locally sourced produce and food products to San Ysidro each week. The new recipe, a parmesan crusted corvina fish fillet and freshly baked potato wedges, […]

Boeing Provides $50,000 Grant To Workshops For Warriors

SAN DIEGO–Workshops for Warriors (WFW), a nonprofit school providing Veterans free training and nationally recognized industry credentials in CAD/CAM programming, CNC machining and welding, announced it received a $50,000 grant from Boeing. The grant is crucial in allowing Workshops for Warriors to support workforce development by providing quality training, accredited STEM educational programs and opportunities […]

Oceanside School District, City Build Community Of Zero Waste

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside Unified School District, in partnership with the City of Oceanside, has been on the Road to Zero Waste since 2012. In fact, the school district became the first school district in the nation to formally commit to a goal of Zero Waste with the adoption of the Oceanside Unified School District Zero Waste Resolution […]

UC San Diego Film Of Visit To China To Be Screened

SAN DIEGO–In the fall of 1979, just a few months after the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China and the United States, the Chinese Ministry of Education invited the UC San Diego leadership for an official visit to hash out an agreement to enable the exchange of scholars and students […]

La Jolla Elementary School Named National Blue Ribbon School

LA JOLLA–La Jolla Elementary School is one of 329 schools across the nation to be named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School, U.S. Secretary of Education John King said last Wednesday. The National Blue Ribbon School designation for La Jolla Elementary recognizes that it is a campus where students achieve very high learning standards, according […]

San Diego Board Of Education To Vote On New Arts Plan

SAN DIEGO–Already in the middle of an increased focus on the arts, the San Diego Unified School District has released a dramatic new plan that promises to transform young lives through the arts. The just-released Strategic Arts Education Plan calls for expanded access to dance, music, theatre, and visual arts across San Diego Unified, including […]

La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools Captures $2.5 Million In Proposition 39 Funding

LA MESA–(PRNewswire)–La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools (LMSV) has approved a District-wide energy efficiency program with OpTerra Energy Services and is poised to take full advantage of California Proposition 39 funds before they conclude at the end of next year. Starting in fiscal year 2013-14, the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) spelled an opportunity for […]

Antarctic Mystery Solved?

(Newswise)–Tiny ocean fossils distributed widely across rock surfaces in the Transantarctic Mountains point to the potential for a substantial rise in global sea levels under conditions of continued global warming, according to a new study. The study, led by Northern Illinois University geologist Reed Scherer, indicates the massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS) has a […]