Education

  • Taking students out into nature’s classroom

    Taking students out into nature’s classroom

    The view from the heights of Elfin Forest offers a sweeping vista: to the north lay the paved-over gray of San Marcos and Escondido

  • Play by CCA teen explores political climate

    Play by CCA teen explores political climate

    When Phillip Magin observed animosity and disagreements among political parties in the recent election, he was inspired to try to make the groups come together through art. The 18-year-old Del Mar playwright, who graduates from Canyon Crest Academy this month, will present a self-written and self-produced...

  • Board member suggests halting CIF sports in San Dieguito district

    Board member suggests halting CIF sports in San Dieguito district

    San Dieguito Union School District board trustee John Salazar voted against the district high schools competing in CIF sports in the 2017-18 school year until the district fixes what he believes is “broken.” At the June 8 board meeting, Salazar said that the CIF has 16 operating principles of “Pursuing...

  • New Skyline School breaks ground in Solana Beach

    New Skyline School breaks ground in Solana Beach

    The Solana Beach School District (SBSD) celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Skyline Elementary School under sunny skies on Friday, June 9. “This is an exciting day for the Solana Beach School District, for our Skyline students and parents and for the whole community of Solana Beach,” said...

  • Parents call for special education overhaul in San Dieguito district

    Parents call for special education overhaul in San Dieguito district

    Parents of special education students made their voices heard on June 8, protesting before the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) meeting and continuing on to the SDUHSD board room where they handed over a petition alleging unequal treatment and facilities for special education students....

  • Carmel Valley students request Chinese courses at Canyon Crest

    Carmel Valley students request Chinese courses at Canyon Crest

    A group of Carmel Valley students and parents came to the May 11 San Dieguito Union High School District board meeting to encourage the board to add Chinese language courses at Canyon Crest Academy. “A different language is a different vision of life,” said Julia Liu, a Carmel Del Mar sixth grader,...

  • SD Jewish Academy employee takes school message of charity to heart

    SD Jewish Academy employee takes school message of charity to heart

    In his 20 years at San Diego Jewish Academy, head custodian Juan Suaste has learned a lot about Tikkun Olam, repairing the world. He has watched as students participate in Tikkun Olam community service programs that teach the young students that it is their responsibility to make the world a better...

  • San Dieguito to review cost of College Fair

    San Dieguito to review cost of College Fair

    As the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) begins planning for next year’s College Fair Night, it will look at ways to scale back and reduce where possible due to concerns about the cost of hosting the event at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. At the May 11 SDUHSD board meeting, board member...

  • San Dieguito takes a stand on youth access to marijuana

    San Dieguito takes a stand on youth access to marijuana

    At the May 11 board meeting, the San Dieguito Union School District (SDUHSD) board approved a resolution opposing youth access to marijuana through commercial storefronts and commercial cultivation. Since the passage of Proposition 64, public agencies have been working on establishing regulations...

  • Student wellness a priority at San Dieguito Union High School District

    Student wellness a priority at San Dieguito Union High School District

    Throughout last week, a memorial grew in the parking lot in front of Torrey Pines High School, where in the early hours of Saturday, May 6, a 15-year-old Torrey Pines student was fatally shot by police officers after brandishing a BB gun. The student had a suicide note in his pocket. Coming together...

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