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Monarch School for Children Expands Executive Team

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Monarch School for Children Expands Executive Team

Monarch School, a San Diego public K-12 school for children impacted by homelessness and the only school of its kind in the country, is expanding its executive team with the addition of Erin Spiewak as the new CEO. Spiewak has a proven track record of nonprofit leadership and joins current CEO Ronne Froman, who is […]

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Science Highlights at Grant K-8 School

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Science Highlights at Grant K-8 School

The Grant K-8 School community had a fantastic kick-off to science adventures for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Over 350 attended a Family Science Night which featured geckos, snakes and other reptiles brought by Herpetology Culturist Cheryl Smith, the “Lizard Lady,” from Cheryl’s Reptiles and  by Ashley Riley from Freedom Reptile Rescue.  Jim Berrian, […]

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Grant School Students Set Their Sites on Science Olympiad

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Grant School Students Set Their Sites on Science Olympiad

Grant K-8school, participating in its second year with the San Diego regional Science Olympiad, will send two teams to compete on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Rancho Bernardo High School and Bernardo Heights Middle School.  They roll out of town to represent their school among 28 schools, with 90 teams, from around San Diego County. […]

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Former Head of Francis Parker Upper School Receives Award

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Former Head of Francis Parker Upper School Receives Award

The High School Sports Association has selected Mr. Patrick Mitchell as a recipient of the Service to Sports Award.  The former Head of the Francis Parker Upper School will be honored at the 24th Annual Winter Awards Night on Monday, February 6, 2012.  The event will be held at the Seaside room in Marina Village. […]

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Planting of Edible Fruit Trees

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Planting of Edible Fruit Trees

Stretch Island Fruit Co., makers of all-natural fruit snacks, and The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to planting edible fruit trees and plants to benefit communities, introduced their joint program Fruit Tree 101 at Smythe Elementary School and O’Farrell Community School in San Diego this past December. During the official […]

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San Dieggan Earns KFC Colonel’s Scholars Scholarship

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
San Dieggan Earns KFC Colonel’s Scholars Scholarship

Today, a photo is worth more than a thousand words – it’s worth a college education. Kentucky Fried Chicken has announced that Daniel Galuppo from Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, California won a $20,000 KFC Colonel’s Scholars® scholarship based on a single photo shared on Twitter. KFC selected Daniel Galuppo from high school […]

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Jimmy Johnson Foundation and Lowe’s Program Contributes to School District

| December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Clairemont High, Pt. Loma High and SciTech at San Diego High are recipients of nearly $100,000 in total grants from the Jimmy Johnson Foundation/Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Champions Grants programs. Clairemont received $30,680.41 to replace half-century old woodshop equipment. Pt. Loma’s $25,342 will purchase a fuel-injected engine trainer and other equipment for their automotive technology […]

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2012 Science Olympiad

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
2012 Science Olympiad

Grant K-8 School has started its 2nd year with the Science Olympiad, nationally organized around an annual, single day competition.  This year’s Olympiad will be held Saturday, February 4, 2012.  Each student, competing in pairs, is eligible to prepare in up to 4 of 23 events covering all areas of science:  biology, chemistry, physics, earth […]

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Lichtman Named to U.S. Volleyball Woman’s National Team

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Lichtman Named to U.S. Volleyball Woman’s National Team

Cassidy Lichtman, a graduate of Francis Parker School in 2007 and of Stanford University in 2011, was one of 12 players selected to represent the United States on the Women’s National Volleyball Team in the XVI Pan American Games at Guadalajara, Mexico. The competition took place from October 14-30 at the Pan American Volleyball Stadium. […]

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San Diegans Participated in Statewide Earthquake Drill

| November 21, 2011 | 5 Comments
San Diegans Participated in Statewide Earthquake Drill

At the sound of a bell, a recording came over the loudspeaker telling students the Great California ShakeOut had begun. More than 500 students at Taft Middle School dropped out of their desks and scooted underneath to protect their heads as part of the statewide earthquake drill today. “More San Diegans participated in the ShakeOut […]

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