Friday, February 5, 2016

Post Board Meeting Agendas, February 9, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:

·         Closed Session Agenda—Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 3:30 p.m., Room 2249
Open and Closed Session Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/meeting-information

·         Regular Meeting Agenda—Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 5:00 p.m., Auditorium
BoardDocs Agenda Link: http://www.boarddocs.com/ca/sandi/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=9YLRK36D9855       

Please forward to staff and as appropriate, print notice(s) and/or agenda(s) and post in a prominent, publicly accessible location at your site.


In addition, please refer to the below links for upcoming meetings, agendas, and minutes of the board advisory committees:

·         ACUESP: https://www.sandiegounified.org/acuesp-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information.

·         Audit and Finance: https://www.sandiegounified.org/audit-and-finance-committee

·         CAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information and https://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         CSFC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/csfc-2015-meeting-schedule      

·         CTEAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cteac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information    

·         DAC https://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information and https://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         DELAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/delac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information  

·         ICOC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/icoc-meeting  

Thank you.

 

Josefina Viorato

Confidential Administrative Assistant II

Board Services Office

4100 Normal Street, Room 2231

San Diego, CA  92103

( (619) 725-5551

7 (619) 297-5624

* jviorato@sandi.net

 

 

 

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

 

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, February 5, 2016.

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, February 5, 2016.
Your coverage is invited of any of the following upcoming events on the campuses of the San Diego Unified School District. For more items, check out the calendar on the front of the district website at www.sandiegounified.org.

Please note that if items are listed as "not open to the public" or "open to families," accredited members of the media are invited, but the general public is not. These are usually items during the school day on the school campus.

For a calendar of noticed public meetings, as well as links to agenda items and other information, go to www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information. Those meetings might not be included in this listing.
MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, (619) 725-5578, lzintz@sandi.net.

* -- New item this week.

FEBRUARY

All Month -- Black/African American History Month, with events throughout the district. Contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

* 9 -- Board of Education meeting, 5 p.m., Auditorium, Eugene Brucker Education Center, 4100 Normal Street (92103). Open to the public. More information: www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information.

9 -- Astronomy Night, 6-9 p.m., Curie Elementary School, 4080 Governor Drive (92122). A longtime tradition at Curie shines again, as members of the San Diego Astronomy Association will bring their telescopes for a night of checking out the stars for families. Contact: Cara Ramsey, Principal, (858) 453-4184. Open to the public.

11 -- Kearny High Cluster Meeting, 4:30 p.m., Kearny High Complex Room 301, 7651 Wellington Street (92111). Parents, students and community members are invited to attend this meeting, which discusses educational issues at the high school and its middle and elementary schools. Schools in the Kearny cluster are: Angier, Carson, Chesterton, Cubberley, Fletcher, Jones, Juarez, Linda Vista, Ross, and Wegeforth elementary schools; Montgomery and Taft middle schools; and Kearny High. Contact: Andrew Gergurich, co-chair, agergurich@sandi.net. Open to the public.

12 -- Lincoln Day Holiday, all schools and offices closed.

15 -- Washington Birthday Holiday, all schools and offices closed.

17 -- Scripps Ranch Schools Committee, 4:30 p.m., Marshall Middle School Community Room, 9700 Avenue of Nations, (92131). Discussion and community dialogue with school staff, parents and community members in the Scripps Ranch High School area: Dingeman, Jerabek, Miramar Ranch, Ellen Browning Scripps elementary schools; Thurgood Marshall Middle School; Scripps Ranch High School. Contact: Luis Fregoso at luis@fregoso.co; Jen Marchesini, JMarchesini@san.rr.com. Open to the public.

18 -- Balboa Elementary Design Task Force, 6 p.m., Balboa Elementary School, 1844 S 40th Street (92113). The third Design Task Force meeting is for phase one of the Whole Site Modernization Project at Balboa Elementary School. You will join other key stakeholders and the architect to discuss the general design of the school, and how it can best serve the students and the community for years to come. Contact: Gabriela Soriano, (858) 573-5837. Open to the public.

18 -- Emerson-Bandini Elementary Design Task Force, 6 p.m., Bandini Elementary School, 3550 Logan Avenue (92113). The third Design Task Force meeting is for the Whole Site Modernization Project at Emerson-Bandini Elementary School. The site master plan provides a road map for the near- and long-term growth and redevelopment of your school. It will also assist in planning the capital facilities bond projects for your school. Contact: Bryan Ehm, (858) 637-6243. Open to the public.

22 -- University City Cluster Committee meeting, 4:30 p.m., University City High School media center, 6949 Genesee Avenue (92122). Discussion and community dialogue with school staff, parents and community members in the University City High School area: Curie, Doyle, Spreckels elementary schools; Standley Middle School; University High School. Contact: info@uccluster.com. Open to the public.

* 24 -- An Evening with UC San Diego, 6-8 p.m., Lincoln High School Performing Arts Center, 4777 Imperial Avenue (92113). High school students and parents are invited to receive information on navigating the college preparatory process, admissions, financial aid, career services, and hear from UC students and alumni. UCSD Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Juan Gonzalez is featured speaker. Contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-847-6637. Free, open to the public with pre-registration at sandiegocalsoap.com/events.

29 -- Mira Mesa Cluster School Council meeting, Mira Mesa High School Media Center, 10510 Reagan Road (92116). Discussion and community dialogue with school staff, parents and community members in the Mira Mesa High School area: Ericson, Hage, Hickman, Salk, Mason, Sandburg, Walker elementary schools; Challenger, Wangenheim middle schools; Mira Mesa High School. Contacts: Bob Turner, rturner4@san.rr.com; Jennifer Kvalvik, jkvalvik@sandi.net. Open to the public.

MARCH

All month: Arts Education Month, Women's History Month. For school activities or story ideas, media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

* 2 -- National Read Across America Day, with events at schools throughout the district. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

5 -- Cal-SOAP Career and College Expo, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Avenue (92113). Sponsored by Cal-SOAP, students can learn interviewing skills, engage in career workshops, discover career paths, meet business leaders and professionals, find internship opportunities, and see career demonstrations. More information: www.sandiegocalsoap.com Media contact: Linda Doughty, Cal-SOAP Director, (858) 569-1866, ext. 211, ldoughty@ucsd.edu. Free and open to the public.

* 7 -- Grad Nation Workshop, 5:30 p.m., Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Avenue (92113). Kickoff of San Diego Unified's participation in Grad Nation, a national effort to raise the high-school graduation rate in the US to 90 percent (it is currently 80 percent). The speaker is Aída Walqui, English learner scholar and director of the teacher professional development program at WestEd, anonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency working with education and other communities throughout the United States and abroad. Contact: Elizabeth Pappas, Office of Language Acquisition, epappas@sandi.net, (619) 725-7264. Open to the public.

7-11 -- National School Breakfast Week. For media story ideas, contact Tara McNamara, Marketing Director, Food and Nutrition Services, 858-627-7316.

13 -- High School Instrumental Honor Concert, 3 p.m., Copley Symphony Hall, Jacobs Music Center, 750 B St, San Diego, CA 92101. Concert brings together the top musicians from throughout the San Diego Unified School District for a performance of San Diego's best young artists. Contact: Mark Nicholson, mnicholson@sandi.net, (858) 256-2705. Free and open to the public.

19 -- Middle School Instrumental Music Concert. 7 p.m., Point Loma Nazarene University, Brown Chapel, 3901 Lomaland Drive (92106). Concert brings together the top musicians from throughout the San Diego Unified School District for a performance of San Diego's best young artists. Contact: Mark Nicholson, mnicholson@sandi.net, (858) 256-2705. Free and open to the public.

24 -- Elementary School Instrumental Music and Choral Concert. 7 p.m., Point Loma Nazarene University, Brown Chapel, 3901 Lomaland Drive (92106). Concert brings together the top musicians from throughout the San Diego Unified School District for a performance of San Diego's best young artists. Contact: Mark Nicholson, mnicholson@sandi.net, (858) 256-2705. Free and open to the public.

23 -- Special Olympics Soccer Tournament, 9 a.m., Balboa Stadium, San Diego High School, 1405 Park Boulevard (92101). Teams and athletes from Lincoln, Morse, Crawford, Hoover, Point Loma, and San Diego high schools with moderate to severe programs will be participating in a soccer tournament and soccer individuals skills. Contact: Dipakkumar Patel (Sunjay), San Diego High School, (619) 525-7455 ext. 4654. Not open to the public.

28-April 1 -- Spring break, all schools closed.

28-April 18 -- Spring break for year-round schools.

* 31 -- Cesar Chavez Day. Although schools are closed this week for Spring Break, teachers and schools will be honoring Cesar Chavez before spring break. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Linked Learning Conference features students, SD Unified Superintendent

Reporters and editors: The following event next week involves our students and schools. Your coverage is invited. If you have any questions, please contact the Linked Learning Alliance, Hilary McLean, Executive Vice President, 916-203-7274, Hilary@linkedlearning.org.

Not listed on this conference schedule is a visit to Clairemont High School from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3. Conference attendees will see the Linked Learning concept in action at the school, located at 4150 Ute Drive (92117). The school is showcasing students and teachers in its four academies — Academy of Business, Academy of Information Technology, Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and Academy of Engineering Design. Students and teachers can be made available for interviews. Your coverage is invited; should you have any questions, contact Ms. McLean or myself.

Linked Learning takes students areas of interest -- such as technology or health sciences -- and uses it as a basis for teaching all subjects. It's a very interesting option for many young adults and has been very successful.

Linda Zintz
Communications Director
San Diego Unified School District
619-725-5578 office
619-847-6637 mobile

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NEWS RELEASE
February 2, 2016

Media Contact: Hilary McLean, Executive Vice President, 916-203-7274 | E:Hilary@linkedlearning.org

Linked Learning Convention Speaker Lineup - UPDATED

SAN DIEGO, CA - Political and educational leaders from San Diego will headline the second annual Linked Learning Convention February 4-5. Nearly 1,000 participants from California and eight other states are convening in San Diego for professional learning, networking, and planning to support and expand high quality Linked Learning opportunities for many more young people. Featured speakers include San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten, and Congressmember Susan Davis.

Where: Paradise Point Resort and Spa, 1404 Vacation Road, San Diego, CA

When: February 4-5

This event is open to members of the media.

Linked Learning is an approach that integrates high quality, sequenced career-technical education with college preparatory academics, work-based learning, and supports for students to help prepare them for college, career, and life. The Linked Learning movement has been inspired by trailblazers like the Construction Tech Academy and Digital Media Arts Academy at Kearny High School in San Diego Unified.

This year's featured speakers at the Linked Learning Convention 2016 are:

Thursday Opening Plenary, Feb 4th (8:00AM - 9:30AM)

-- Karla Rodriguez, Senior at Clairemont High School, Academy of Business (approx. 8:34AM)

-- Superintendent Cindy Marten of San Diego Unified (approx. 8:45AM)

-- Tia Anzellotti, Director of Partnerships at the United Way of San Diego (approx. 8:53AM)

-- Mayor Kevin Faulconer (approx. 9:00AM)


Friday Breakfast Plenary, Feb 5th (8:00AM - 9:30AM)

-- Simon Tran, Junior at Kearny High School, School of Digital Media and Design (approx. 8:33AM)

-- Senator Marty Block (approx. 8:40AM)

-- Assemblymember Shirley Weber (approx. 8:49AM)

Friday Closing Plenary, Feb 5th (12:30PM - 1:45PM)

-- Congresswoman Susan Davis (approx. 1:10PM)


The convention theme is Unlocking the Promise of Linked Learning with Quality, Fidelity, and Innovation.


The Linked Learning Alliance is a statewide coalition of education, industry, and community organizations dedicated to improving California's high schools and preparing students for success in college, career, and life.

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Post Board Meeting Notice and Agenda, February 2, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:

 

·         Notice of Time Change for Special Closed Session Meeting/Agenda—Tuesday, February 2, 2016, Room 2249; time changed from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Open and Closed Session Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information  

·         Please forward to staff and as appropriate, print and post notice and agenda in a prominent, publicly accessible location at your site.


In addition, please refer to the below links for upcoming meetings, agendas, and minutes of the board advisory committees:

·         ACUESP: https://www.sandiegounified.org/acuesp-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information.

·         Audit and Finance: https://www.sandiegounified.org/audit-and-finance-committee

·         CAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information and https://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         CSFC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/csfc-2015-meeting-schedule      

·         CTEAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cteac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information    

·         DAC https://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information and https://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         DELAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/delac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information  

·         ICOC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/icoc-meeting  

Thank you.

 

Josefina Viorato

Confidential Administrative Assistant II

Board Services Office

4100 Normal Street, Room 2231

San Diego, CA  92103

( (619) 725-5551

7 (619) 297-5624

* jviorato@sandi.net

 

 

 

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

 

Friday, January 29, 2016

Post Notice of Date and Location Change: CTEAC Meeting, February 9, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:

·         Notice of Change of Date and Location: Career Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC), date changed from February 3 to February 9, 2016.
Committee Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cteac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information   

 

Please forward to staff and as appropriate print and post notice(s) and/or agenda(s) in a prominent, publicly accessible location at your site.

 

Thank you.

 

Josefina Viorato

Confidential Administrative Assistant II

Board Services Office

4100 Normal Street, Room 2231

San Diego, CA  92103

( (619) 725-5551

7 (619) 297-5624

* jviorato@sandi.net

 

 

 

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, January 29, 2016.

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, January 29, 2016.


Your coverage is invited of any of the following upcoming events on the campuses of the San Diego Unified School District. For more items, check out the calendar on the front of the district website at www.sandiegounified.org.


Please note that if items are listed as "not open to the public" or "open to families," accredited members of the media are invited, but the general public is not. These are usually items during the school day on the school campus.


For a calendar of noticed public meetings, as well as links to agenda items and other information, go to www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information. Those meetings might not be included in this listing.


MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, (619) 725-5578, lzintz@sandi.net.


* -- New item this week.


JANUARY

* 30 -- Screening of "Chosen," 5 p.m., Auditorium, Eugene Brucker Education Center, 4100 Normal Street (92103). "Chosen" is a documentary about teen sexual exploitation. The 30-minute film explores the true stories of two teen girls tricked into sex trafficking. Contact: Andrea Thrower, athrower@sandi.net, (619) 362-3440. Free and open to the public.


31 -- Mission Bay Cluster Schools Fair and Schoolyard Dash 5K, 8:30 a.m. to noon, De Anza Cove, Mission Bay Park. The third annual Fair and Dash kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with a Fun Run, 9 a.m. for the 5K Run/Walk, and the Mission Bay Cluster Schools Fair at 9:30. The Fair showcases the excellent public schools in the Pacific Beach neighborhood with information for parents and kids on the educational opportunities, plus fun activities. Sponsored by the Friends of Pacific Beach Secondary Schools. Media contact: Jennifer Tandy, jentandy@sbcglobal.net. Public contact: www.schoolyarddash.org. Fair is free and open to the public; entry fee for run/walk events.


FEBRUARY


* All Month -- Black/African American History Month, with events throughout the district. Contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.


1-2 -- John Lennon Educational Foundation Tour Bus Visit to Crown Point Junior Music Academy, open times to be announced, Crown Point Junior Music Academy, 4033 Ingraham Street (92109). The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit 501(c)(3) state-of-the-art mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility. With the assistance of three on-board engineers, students learn how to write, perform, record, and produce original songs, produce and shoot music videos and documentaries and complete a broadcast quality music video. Contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, (619) 725-5578; Fiona Leung, NAMM Foundation, 626-202-5480. Not open to the public.


* 1 -- Franklin Elementary Rain-Barrel Harvesting Program Installation, 11 a.m., Franklin Elementary School, 4481 Copeland Avenue (92116). The U.S.-Israel Center (USIC) at the Rady School of Management is funding this pilot program developed in Israel by former teacher Amir Yechieli, who installed Israel's first water catchment systems at elementary schools 16 years ago. Contact: Tony Manolatos, tony@apexstrat.com or 619-549-0137. Not open to the public.

2 -- Support Music Community Forum, 10:30 a.m., Crown Point Junior Music Academy, 4033 Ingraham Street (92109). Part of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Visit, the community forum will bring together leadership to discuss the importance of music in schools. Guests include Mary Luehrsen, Executive Director, National Association of Music Merchants Foundation; Mike McQuary, San Diego Unified School District Board President, Sub-District C; Cindy Marten, Superintendent, San Diego Unified School District; Steve Luchs, Violin Teacher, Crown Point Jr. Music Academy; Muriel Bartoloni, Principal, Crown Point Jr. Music Academy; Ernest Remillard, Principal, Mission Bay High School; Kimberly Meng, Principal, Pacific Beach Middle School; John O'Donnell, Music Director, Pacific Beach Middle School; Russell Sperling, Visual and Performing Arts Director, San Diego Unified School District; Performances by: Crown Point Jr. Music Academy, Pacific Beach Middle School, Mission Bay High School. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, (619) 725-5578. Open to the public.


* 3 -- Linked Learning Conference visits Clairemont High School, noon to 3:30 p.m., Clairemont High School, 4150 Ute Drive (92117). Clairemont High will showcase its four academies — Academy of Business, Academy of Information Technology, Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and Academy of Engineering Design — to more than attendees of the 2016 Linked Learning Convention. Contact: Hilary McLean, Executive Vice President, Linked Learning Allilance, (916) 248-4848, hilary@linkedlearning.org. Not open to the public.


4 -- Balboa Elementary Design Task Force, 6 p.m., Balboa Elementary School, 1844 S 40th Street (92113). The second Design Task Force meeting is for phase one of the Whole Site Modernization Project at Balboa Elementary School. You will join other key stakeholders and the architect to discuss the general design of the school, and how it can best serve the students and the community for years to come. Contact: Gabriela Soriano, (858) 573-5837. Open to the public.


4 -- Emerson-Bandini Elementary Design Task Force, 6 p.m., Bandini Elementary School, 3550 Logan Avenue (92113). The second Design Task Force meeting is for the Whole Site Modernization Project at Emerson-Bandini Elementary School. The site master plan provides a road map for the near- and long-term growth and redevelopment of your school. It will also assist in planning the capital facilities bond projects for your school. Contact: Bryan Ehm, (858) 637-6243. Open to the public.


* 9 -- Astronomy Night, 6-9 p.m., Curie Elementary School, 4080 Governor Drive (92122). A longtime tradition at Curie shines again, as members of the San Diego Astronomy Association will bring their telescopes for a night of checking out the stars for families. Contact: Cara Ramsey, Principal, (858) 453-4184. Open to the public.


11 -- Kearny High Cluster Meeting, 4:30 p.m., Kearny High Complex Room 301, 7651 Wellington Street (92111). Parents, students and community members are invited to attend this meeting, which discusses educational issues at the high school and its middle and elementary schools. Schools in the Kearny cluster are: Angier, Carson, Chesterton, Cubberley, Fletcher, Jones, Juarez, Linda Vista, Ross, and Wegeforth elementary schools; Montgomery and Taft middle schools; and Kearny High. Contact: Andrew Gergurich, co-chair, agergurich@sandi.net. Open to the public.


12 -- Lincoln Day Holiday, all schools and offices closed.


15 -- Washington Birthday Holiday, all schools and offices closed.


17 -- Scripps Ranch Schools Committee, 4:30 p.m., Marshall Middle School Community Room, 9700 Avenue of Nations, (92131). Discussion and community dialogue with school staff, parents and community members in the Scripps Ranch High School area: Dingeman, Jerabek, Miramar Ranch, Ellen Browning Scripps elementary schools; Thurgood Marshall Middle School; Scripps Ranch High School. Contact: Luis Fregoso at luis@fregoso.co; Jen Marchesini, JMarchesini@san.rr.com. Open to the public.


* 18 -- Balboa Elementary Design Task Force, 6 p.m., Balboa Elementary School, 1844 S 40th Street (92113). The third Design Task Force meeting is for phase one of the Whole Site Modernization Project at Balboa Elementary School. You will join other key stakeholders and the architect to discuss the general design of the school, and how it can best serve the students and the community for years to come. Contact: Gabriela Soriano, (858) 573-5837. Open to the public.


* 18 -- Emerson-Bandini Elementary Design Task Force, 6 p.m., Bandini Elementary School, 3550 Logan Avenue (92113). The third Design Task Force meeting is for the Whole Site Modernization Project at Emerson-Bandini Elementary School. The site master plan provides a road map for the near- and long-term growth and redevelopment of your school. It will also assist in planning the capital facilities bond projects for your school. Contact: Bryan Ehm, (858) 637-6243. Open to the public.


22 -- University City Cluster Committee meeting, 4:30 p.m., University City High School media center, 6949 Genesee Avenue (92122). Discussion and community dialogue with school staff, parents and community members in the University City High School area: Curie, Doyle, Spreckels elementary schools; Standley Middle School; University High School. Contact: info@uccluster.com. Open to the public.


* 29 -- Mira Mesa Cluster School Council meeting, Mira Mesa High School Media Center, 10510 Reagan Road (92116). Discussion and community dialogue with school staff, parents and community members in the Mira Mesa High School area: Ericson, Hage, Hickman, Salk, Mason, Sandburg, Walker elementary schools; Challenger, Wangenheim middle schools; Mira Mesa High School. Contacts: Bob Turner, rturner4@san.rr.com; Jennifer Kvalvik, jkvalvik@sandi.net. Open to the public.


MARCH


* 5 -- Cal-SOAP Career and College Expo, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Avenue (92113). Sponsored by Cal-SOAP, students can learn interviewing skills, engage in career workshops, discover career paths, meet business leaders and professionals, find internship opportunities, and see career demonstrations. More information: www.sandiegocalsoap.com Media contact: Linda Doughty, Cal-SOAP Director, (858) 569-1866, ext. 211, ldoughty@ucsd.edu. Free and open to the public.


13 – High School Instrumental Honor Concert, 3 p.m., Copley Symphony Hall, Jacobs Music Center, 750 B St, San Diego, CA 92101. Concert brings together the top musicians from throughout the San Diego Unified School District for a performance of San Diego's best young artists. Contact: Mark Nicholson, mnicholson@sandi.net, (858) 256-2705. Free and open to the public.


19 – Middle School Instrumental Music Concert. 7 p.m., Point Loma Nazarene University, Brown Chapel, 3901 Lomaland Drive (92106). Concert brings together the top musicians from throughout the San Diego Unified School District for a performance of San Diego's best young artists. Contact: Mark Nicholson, mnicholson@sandi.net, (858) 256-2705. Free and open to the public.


24 – Elementary School Instrumental Music and Choral Concert. 7 p.m., Point Loma Nazarene University, Brown Chapel, 3901 Lomaland Drive (92106). Concert brings together the top musicians from throughout the San Diego Unified School District for a performance of San Diego's best young artists. Contact: Mark Nicholson, mnicholson@sandi.net, (858) 256-2705. Free and open to the public.


23 – Special Olympics Soccer Tournament, 9 a.m., Balboa Stadium, San Diego High School, 1405 Park Boulevard (92101). Teams and athletes from Lincoln, Morse, Crawford, Hoover, Point Loma, and San Diego high schools with moderate to severe programs will be participating in a soccer tournament and soccer individuals skills. Contact: Dipakkumar Patel (Sunjay), San Diego High School, (619) 525-7455 ext. 4654. Not open to the public.


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Thursday, January 28, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Monday News Conference Unveils Rain Barrel Harvesting Program at Franklin Elementary

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, January 28, 2016

MONDAY NEWS CONFERENCE UNVEILS RAIN BARREL HARVESTING PROGRAM AT FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY

Reporters and editors: Your coverage is invited at an event at Franklin Elementary School on Monday morning. Below is the media advisory from the UC San Diego Rady School of Management US-Israel Center on Innovation and Economic Sustainability. For more information, please contact Susan Lapidus, USIC, sjlapidus@ucsd.edu or 858-246-1971, or Tony Manolatos, Apex Strategies, tony@apexstrat.com or 619-549-0137.

Linda Zintz
Communications Director
San Diego Unified School District
619-725-5578

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What: News conference to unveil new rain barrel harvesting program at 3 local schools: Franklin Elementary, Pacific Beach Middle School and Encinitas Union District Farm Lab.

When: Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Time: 11AM

Where: Franklin Elementary in City Heights
4481 Copeland Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116

Who: The U.S.—Israel Center (USIC) at the Rady School of Management is funding this pilot program developed in Israel by former teacher Amir Yechieli, who installed Israel's first water catchment systems at elementary schools 16 years ago. Today, Mr. Yechieli's business, Rain Harvest, serves over 140 schools in Israel, including 40 in Jerusalem.

Speakers:
Susan Lapidus, Executive Director, U.S.—Israel Center (USIC) at the Rady School of Management
Don Whisman, Principal, Franklin Elementary
Students and teachers, Franklin Elementary
Amir Yechieli, Owner, Rain Harvest in Israel

Social media: @USIsraelCenter #isRADYrainbarrels

See attached fact sheet on rain barrel program for additional info, photos, etc.

About: The U.S.—Israel Center (USIC) at the Rady School of Management creates meaningful interaction and long-term collaboration between Israelis and Americans around science, technology, innovation and economic development. It aims to create scholarship and classroom offerings that would otherwise be unlikely. It accomplishes its goals with programs such as visiting scholars, academic conferences, funding research, student immersion programs and community outreach. It is USIC's greatest hope that its collaborative efforts result in breakthroughs that change the world.

Contacts:
Susan Lapidus, USIC, sjlapidus@ucsd.edu or 858.246.1971
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