San Marcos Rotary Club Supports Reading

SAN MARCOS–The San Marcos Rotary Club has purchased 950 popular Mo Willems books Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.  Club members will be reading it to first grade students in seven San Marcos Unified School District schools during the month of February. Each student will then receive the book to take home. Through this Literacy Project, […]

California’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2017 Selected By National Program

SACRAMENTO–Two San Diego county students were named California’s top two youth volunteers of 2017 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Meghana  Reddy, 17, and Kenan Pala,12, each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense-paid trip in early May […]

UC San Diego Extension To Open Innovative Cultural, Education Hub San Diego

LA JOLLA–The University of California San Diego announced it plans to open an Innovative Cultural and Education Hub in downtown San Diego at the corner of Park and Market to connect its wide range of programs to the downtown innovation community and to diverse neighborhoods throughout San Diego’s urban core. UC San Diego Extension will […]

Ten Music Teachers Nominated For Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator Award

SANTA MONICA–A total of ten music teachers from ten cities across seven states have been announced as finalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation. The initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states. The list of finalists include four music teachers from California schools. The list of […]

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 […]