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Mission Hills Branch Library

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

March 2012 Events    Mission Hills Book Group 3/1, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. The Mission Hills Book Group will discuss “Teacher Man” by Frank McCourt. New members are always welcome to attend and participate! Please read the book beforehand. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk while supplies last. Dr. Seuss’s Birthday […]

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Science Family Day at Balboa Park

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Science Family Day at Balboa Park

Weeklong series of science and engineering events Over two dozen Balboa Park institutions and community partners will come together to demonstrate how much fun learning science can be at the Science Family Day. The park-wide Family Day, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 17 will kick off the weeklong San Diego Festival of […]

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School for Homeless Children Is Expanding

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
School for Homeless Children Is Expanding

A  celebration took place this past month  to showcase the new Monarch School campus at 1625 Newton Avenue, just south of Petco Park. The current site will be undergoing a massive remodel to become a state-of-the-art school serving homeless youth. The community has supported a long campaign to find the best site for the school […]

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Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

by Denise Montgomery Anna Robitaille gestures with a seahorse puppet while singing an ocean-themed song. Enthusiastic toddlers follow her lead, singing and waving seahorse finger puppets while sitting in parents’ and nannies’ laps. She tells the kids they will get to dance under a large blue parachute, which they will pretend is the ocean, and […]

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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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