Upcoming Events in the
April 17, 2009
Your coverage is invited of any of the following upcoming events on the campuses of the
(*) New or revised this week.
18 -- Surfboard Recycling, 9-11 a.m.,
21-24 -- Closing the Achievement Gap, Third Annual Title I Parent (ESEA) Training Conference, Parent/Community Coordinator Training, Bahia Hotel,
*22-- Board of Education meeting, 5 p.m.,
*22 -- BeadForLife Party at Open House, 6-8 p.m., John Muir K-12 Magnet School for Global Citizenship,
*23 – Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration, 11 a.m.
25 -- RECESS Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
27 -- Open House, iHigh
28 -- Board of Education meeting, 5 p.m.,
*30 -- Lincoln High School College Fund Benefit, 6-9 p.m., Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Avenue. “Emeralds and Pearls” silent auction fund-raiser to benefit the Monique Palmer Scholarship Fund, established in memory of the slain Lincoln High student. Open to the public. Tickets: $25 Presale; $30 Night of Event. Contact: Daniel Camacho, (619) 266-6508 or www.emeraldsandpearls.com.
*30 – Budget Town Hall Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Kearny High School Auditorium, 7651 Wellington St, (92111). The public is invited to learn more about the state budget crisis and its impacts on public K-12 education. Attendees will have the opportunity to share ideas and opinions with the Board of Education and state representatives who have been invited to attend. Contact: Bernie Rhinerson, (619) 725-5578, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to the public.
1 -- Education Center Annual Spring Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
5 -- Teacher of the Year Celebration, 4:30 p.m.,
6-8 -- Drama Showcase, 7 p.m., Ole Kittleson Little Theatre,
7 -- District English Learner Advisory Committee, 6:30 p.m., Harold J. Ballard Parent Center at Fremont Elementary School, 2375 Congress Ave. (92110). Committee includes representatives from each school's English Learner Advisory Committee, a school-based committee required if there are more than 21 English Learners at that school. Information: Office of Language Acquisition, (619) 725-7264. Open to the public.
7 -- End-of-Year Community Recognition Event, 4-6 p.m., SeaWorld. Annual event recognizing district partners in education and volunteers. Contact: Janet Delaney, community relations director, (619) 725-5593. Not open to the public.
8 -- Mother’s Day Family Friday, 1:45 p.m., Horton Elementary School, 5050 Guymon St. (92102). Horton moms are invited to visit their child’s classroom and enjoy student Mariachis and Mexican dancers. Contact: Principal Robin McCulloch, (619) 264-0171. Not open to the public.
12 -- Board of Education meeting, 5 p.m.,
13 -- Junior Recorder Festival, 9:30 a.m. instruction; 11:15 a.m. concert, De Portola Middle School, 11010 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. (92124). The day begins with period recorder and dance instruction, followed by a concert with students from throughout the district. Contact: Karen Childress-Evans, Director, Visual and Performing Arts Program, (858) 539-5349. Open to the public.
13 -- District Advisory Council for Compensatory Education Programs, 6:30 p.m.,
16 -- Benefit Concert, 7 p.m.,
16 -- Bay Park Western Carnival Extravaganza, 3-7 p.m., Bay Park Elementary School, 2433 Denver St. (92110).
19 -- Classified Employee of the Year Celebration, time and location to be announced. Honoring San Diego Unified’s outstanding individual non-teaching workers for the 2008-09 school year. Open to the public.
19-21 -- Spring Music Concert, 7 p.m.,
20 -- Excellence Recognition, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Sea World Nautilus Pavilion,
21 -- 50th Anniversary Celebration, Cubberley Elementary School, 4:30 p.m., Cubberley Elementary School, 3201 Marathon Dr. (92123). Alumni, friends and current families will celebrate a half-century at the Serra Mesa school. Contact: Maria Edwards, email@example.com, or (619) 517-9358. Open to the public.
25 -- Memorial Day, all schools and offices closed.
27 -- GATE Distinguished Lecture Series with Eric Jensen, 7 p.m., Auditorium,
4-6 -- Spring Dance Concert, 7 p.m.,
4 -- District English Learner Advisory Committee, 6:30 p.m., Harold J. Ballard Parent Center at Fremont Elementary School, 2375 Congress Ave. (92110). Committee includes representatives from each school's English Learner Advisory Committee, a school-based committee required if there are more than 21 English Learners at that school. Information: Office of Language Acquisition, (619) 725-7264. Open to the public.
10 -- District Advisory Council for Compensatory Education Programs, 6:30 p.m.,
15 -- Traditional Calendar Last Day of School.
3 -- Independence Day Observed, all schools and administrative offices closed.
21 -- Year-Round Calendar Last Day of School.
30-31 -- Crawford High Class of 1959 50th Reunion, Town and Country Hotel,
Saturday: Scripps Ranch Farmers Market and Art Festival, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Sunday: La Jolla Elementary Open Air Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., La Jolla Elementary School, 1111 Marine St., La Jolla (92037). Proceeds benefit
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