Friday, August 13, 2010

NEWS RELEASE -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District

Media Calendar -- Upcoming Events in the San Diego Unified School District,
August 13, 2010

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 new district website at

(*) New or revised this week.


14 -- Military Parents' Resource Enrollment Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Farb
Middle School, 4880 La Cuenta Dr. (92124). Military families new to the area
are invited to register for any San Diego Unified school, plus learn about
the various resources available to them from the district, the Navy, Marine
Corps and the San Diego community. Contact: Shannon Milder, (619) 991-2509.
Open to the public.

* 16 -- Release of 2010 Test Scores, time to be announced, 4100 Normal St.
The 2010 state of California tests are being released by the state
Department of Education. Following the release, Nellie Meyer, Deputy
Superintendent, will be available for comment to the media. Contact: Jack
Brandais, (619) 725-5570; interview open to media only.

* 17 -- Prop. S Training Class, 1-4 p.m., Harold J. Ballard Parent Center,
2375 Congress St. (92110). Learn about processes and procedures needed to
bid on Proposition S projects, funded through the 2008 vote. Contact: George
Harris, (858) 637-6269. Open to the public.

21 -- 2010 New ERAA Back to School Conference, Rally for Education and
Festival, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Ave. (92113).
Annual event that kicks off the school year and energizes students and the
educational community. Contact Pazzaz, (619) 264-6897. Open to the public.


6 -- Labor Day, all schools and offices closed.

7 -- First Day of School.

* 7 -- Board of Education Meeting, 5 p.m., Eugene Brucker Education Center
Auditorium, 4100 Normal Street, (92103). Charter Schools and Proposition S
Quarterly Report. Information: (619) 725-5550. Open to the public.


9 -- Hoover High 80th Anniversary Celebration, 5 p.m., Hall of Champions,
2131 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park (92101). Connect with Hoover alumni and
friends and support today's students while celebrating a historic
anniversary. Contact: Dona Lynn Clabby, (619) 466-8631.


Tuesday: Powwow Workshop Soaring Eagles, 6 p.m. Ballard Parent Center, 2375
Congress Ave. (92110). Enjoy free potluck supper and practice for Soaring
Eagles student dance troupe, and pitch in to help the children learn
history, heritage and performance lessons. Part of Parent Outreach's
American Indian Education Program. Contact: Chuck Cadotte or Vickie Gambala,
(619) 994-0392. Free and open to public

Tuesday: Mira Mesa Farmer¹s Market, Mira Mesa High School, 3-7 p.m., 10510
Reagan Road (92126). Some proceeds go to the Mira Mesa High School
Foundation. Contact:

Saturday: Scripps Ranch Farmers Market and Art Festival, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School, 11778 Cypress Canyon Road (92131).
(92131). Contact: Bev Cassity, (858) 586-7933,, or
visit Open to the public.

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 La
Jolla Elementary School. Market hotline, (858) 454-1699. Web site: Open to the public.

Monday: Yoga at Crawford, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Crawford High Educational
Complex, 4191 Colts Way (92115). Free yoga classes open to all, students as
well as community members. Contact Lara Gutierrez, or Open to the public.

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