When you ask Carmel Valley Middle School (CVMS) principal Laurie Brady how a school with 1,550 stays on track and provides an exceptional education she will answer without hesitation, “We have a staff of cutting-edge educators who promote a culture of adaptation. They have a can-do attitude with regard to new technology, allowing our students to be prepared for the 21st century.” The school’s debut of a new assembly schedule is a clear example. The change is in accordance with strategic planning guidelines which outline the shift this year to the Common Core standards.
Dec 11, 2013 | Posted in Schools
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More than 1,500 volunteers, including the roughly 1,000 K-12 students at Santa Fe Christian Schools, assembled more than 200,000 meals Nov. 21 and 22 at the Solana Beach-based school.
“UNLIMITED” was the message and the theme shared with more than 400 students from schools around the county who convened at Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) Nov. 24 for this year’s TEDxYouth@San Diego, an independently organized TED event.
Canyon Crest Academy students (from left) Audrey Gascho, Casey Moylan and Rosa Brotherton display their winning art installation outside the construction site of the new Critical Care Building at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
Del Mar Hills Academy participated in the PTA Reflections competition this fall, in which students created entries in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. These entries contained each student’s interpretation of the theme of “Believe, Dream, Inspire.” People were recruited from the community who had the talents and interest necessary to judge the student submissions. The results were on display in the school’s Performing Arts Center in November, along with the judge’s comments, and the efforts of the students were celebrated.
The Del Mar Union School District is about two-thirds of the way through the process of preparing its Facilities Master Plan, expected to be presented to the board on Jan. 22, 2014.
Torrey Hills School Principal Barbara Boone is leaving the Del Mar Union School District (DMUSD) after being selected as the new director of curriculum and instruction for the San Diego County Office of Education.
The crash occurred at about 6:45 a.m., when an eastbound 2005 Honda Pilot driven by a 45-year-old Solana Beach man crossed a double yellow divider line on Elfin Forest Road at Fortuna del Este in the path of a 2000 Nissan Frontier pickup truck, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Nov 18, 2013 | Posted in Del Mar
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Visitors wanted to learn about the Del Mar Union School District’s integration of technology.
At the Oct. 29 Del Mar Union School District outreach group meeting, the committee looked at new options to tackle low enrollment at Ashley Falls School and enrollment far exceeding capacity at Sycamore Ridge due to the campus housing part of the district’s Child Development Center (CDC) and preschool.