Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY FROM THE SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: High School Students Learn about Civil Rights Movement Up Close, Personal

MEDIA ADVISORY

May 24, 2016

Contact:    Linda Zintz, communications director, 619-847-6377 or lzintz@sandi.net

                    At Event: Mick Rabin, resource teacher, 619-985-5608 or mrabin@sandi.net

                               

High School Students Learn about Civil Rights Movement Up Close, Personal

Congressman John Lewis shares his experiences as a civil rights leader, politician, graphic novel author via Skype

 

 

WHAT:  Students from high schools across San Diego Unified will participate in a Skype session with Congressman John Lewis, civil rights leader and the last living speaker from the1965 March on Washington. Lewis will be talking about a variety of topics including his autobiographical graphic novel series: “March, Books 1-3.” In addition, he will be sharing his experience as a freedom rider, participant in a lunch-counter sit-in, and his friendships with key figures in the Civil Rights Movement including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bayard Rustin. Local comics artist—Eric Shanower—will attend in person to share his career in comics along with tips and pointers in the graphic story-telling medium.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, from 12:20 to 2:10 p.m.

 

WHERE:  Madison High School “auto-torium”

                4833 Doliva Drive, San Diego (92117)

WHO: Students from Madison, Clairemont, Kearny, SCPA, Lincoln, San Diego and Hoover high schools.

 

Interviews/Visuals: Students, Resource teachers, Congressman John Lewis, Eric Shanower

 

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Linda Zintz

Communications Director

8lzintz@sandi.net

(619-725-5578 office

(619-847-6637 mobile

 

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Salute To Excellence' For Top One Percent Of San Diego Unified High School Grads

MEDIA ADVISORY from San Diego Unified School District, May 24, 2016

'SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE' FOR TOP ONE PERCENT OF SAN DIEGO UNIFIED HIGH SCHOOL GRADS: Outstanding Students in Class of 2016 Honored at Annual Event

WHAT: 2016 "Salute to Excellence"

WHEN: 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Reception from 4-4:30 p.m.; ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Nautilus Pavilion, Sea World, 500 Sea World Drive, 92109

BACKGROUND: The event recognizes seniors ranked in the top one percent of their high school's Class of 2016. More than 75 students will be honored including all high school valedictorians. Principals, counselors, parents and other family members will be in attendance along with Board of Education members and Supt. Cindy Marten. Ed Abeyta, UCSD Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and

Director, Pre-College and Career Preparation Programs, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Laura Slanec, SeaWorld’s Director of Education and Conservation, will welcome the attendees. Karla Rodriguez from Clairemont High School is the student speaker. Musical entertainment is being provided by the Mission Bay High School Jazz Trio “The Last Minute.”

 

This annual event brings students together from all San Diego Unified high schools, where they receive a certificate and a medal marking their achievement. Some of these students are the first in their families to go to college.

 

PHOTOS/INTERVIEWS: Students and family members will be on hand to speak on their challenges in achieving academic excellence. Each principal will introduce his/her students, then move from the stage to outside the pavilion for photos; interviews can also be conducted there.

CONTACT: Jennifer Rodriguez | Communications| San Diego Unified School District | 619-847-6029

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Monday, May 23, 2016

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Post Board Meeting Cancellation Notice, July 5, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:

 

·         Notice of Cancellation of Regular Charter Meeting—Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information  

·         Please forward to staff and as appropriate, print notice and post in a prominent, 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

 

Friday, May 20, 2016

Post ACUESP Meeting Cancellation Notices

PLEASE NOTE:

·         Notice of Meeting Cancellation: Advisory Committee on Utilization of Excess School Property (ACUESP), Friday, May 27, 2016

·         Notice of Meeting Cancellation: Advisory Committee on Utilization of Excess School Property (ACUESP), Friday, June 24, 2016

Committee Meeting Information:  https://www.sandiegounified.org/acuesp-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information

 

Please forward to staff as appropriate and print notices and post 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

 

Post Board Meeting Agendas, May 24, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:

·         Closed Session Agenda—Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 3:30 p.m., Room 2249
Open and Closed Session Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/meeting-information

·         Regular Meeting Agenda—Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 5:00 p.m., Auditorium
BoardDocs Agenda Link: http://www.boarddocs.com/ca/sandi/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=9YLS6U6FB4A1        

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: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://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: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         DELAC: General Membership and Executive Boardhttps://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, May 20, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, May 20, 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.

MAY

*23 -- Civic Learning Award of Distinction Award Ceremony, 10 a.m., Pacific Beach Middle School Library/Media Center and Auditorium, 4676 Ingraham St., 92109.
  Associate Justice from the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Joan K. Irion, will visit the school to present the California Civic Learning Award of Distinction. PB Middle was one of six schools in California selected to receive the award, the second highest honor for the Civic Learning Awards. Contact: Jennifer Rodriguez, communications, jcornelius@sandi.net. Not open to the public.    

 

23 -- Mira Mesa Cluster Council, 5:30 p.m., Mira Mesa High School, 10510 Reagan Road, San Diego, CA 92126. 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. Contact: Bob Turner, rturner4@san.rr.com. Open to the public.

25 -- Salute to Excellence, 4:30 p.m., SeaWorld Nautilus Pavilion, 500 Sea World Dr. , San Diego, CA 92109. This event honors the top one percent of graduating seniors. Contact: Stacey Seiders,
sseiders@sandi.net. Open to the public.

25 -- Fiesta de Mayo, 5-7 p.m., Spreckels Elementary School, 6033 Stadium Street, San Diego, CA 92122. Come see how we celebrate the school's Spanish language program and diversity through dance, food, song and entertainment. Contact: Michel Cazary, Principal, 858-453-5377. Open to the public.

27 -- Non-Instructional Day. All schools closed; offices open.

27 -- Adult School Commencement Ceremony, 5 p.m., Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, Pan American Road East, San Diego CA 92101. The Class of 2016 for the San Diego Unified School District Adult School is holding its graduation ceremony. Richard Barrera, Board of Education Vice President, is scheduled to officiate. Ceremonies are held in conjunction with the San Diego Community College District. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578. Open to the public.

29 -- Memorial Day, all schools and offices closed.

31 -- Transition Resource Fair, 6-8 p.m., Ballard Parent Center Auditorium, 2375 Congress Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Students with special needs continue to have those needs after high school graduation; this fair will give parents and students ideas on what support and options are available. Contact: Roxanne Navarro, Special Education Division, 619-725-7698,
rnavarro@sandi.net. Open to the public.

JUNE

1 -- Crawford High Benefit Featuring David Geist and Hannah Kornfeld, 7 p.m., auditorium, Crawford High School, 4191 Colts Way, San Diego, CA 92115. The Crawford High foundation is sponsoring a concert by pianist Geist, a 1980 Crawford graduate, and his daughter, Kornfeld, an actress, singer and dancer. Tickets: $27.37. More information:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crawford-high-benefit-concert-featuring-david-geist-hannah-kornfeld-tickets-24753880523 Open to the public.

1 -- 12th Annual College, Career and Technical Education Showcase, 4 p.m., Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Laning Rd, San Diego, CA 92106. Actor-rapper-entrepreneur Nick Cannon is scheduled to host the 5:45 p.m. awards ceremony for this event, which highlights skills and projects created by students in San Diego Unified's College, Career and Technical Education program. Contact: Betty-Jo Acker, 619-847-4466. Free and open to the public.

9 -- Kearny High Cluster Meeting, 4:30 p.m., Kearny High Complex Room 301, 1954 Komet Way (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.

 

*14 -- LCAP Board Workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ballard Parent Center Auditorium, 2375 Congress St. (92110). Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

20 -- Graduation ceremonies for Crawford, Hoover, iHigh, Mt. Everest, Muir and Serra high schools, times and locations vary. See
https://www.sandiegounified.org/june-20-2016-high-school-commencements for details. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

20 -- Middle School Promotion Ceremony for Millennial Tech Middle School, 5 p.m., Lincoln High School Theater, 4777 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113. Ceremony marks eighth-grade students from the Lincoln Park campus as they transition to grade nine at Lincoln High. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578. Open to the public.

21 -- Graduation ceremonies for Clairemont, Garfield, Patrick Henry, Kearny, La Jolla, Lincoln, Madison, Mira Mesa, Mission Bay, Morse, Pt. Loma, San Diego Early/Middle College, San Diego, San Diego Met, SCPA, Scripps Ranch, Twain and University City high schools. See
https://www.sandiegounified.org/june-21-2016-high-school-commencements for details. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

21 -- Middle School promotion ceremonies, various locations. Middle schools on the traditional school-calendar are holding ceremonies for their eighth graders as they get ready to move to high school. Most of the ceremonies are scheduled for 8-11 a.m. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

21 -- Last day of school, traditional calendar.

JULY

4 -- Independence Day, all schools and offices closed.

21 -- Last day of school, year-round calendar.

AUGUST

29 -- First day of school, all calendars.

 

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