June 17, 2011
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.sandi.net.
For a calendar of noticed public meetings, go to
www.sandi.net/meetingcalendar. Those meetings might not be included in
(*) New or revised this week.
20 -- Year-Round Schools Closed.
22 -- Summer Fun Café Kickoff Barbecue, Skyline Hills Community Park 8285
Skyline Dr. San Diego (92114). Sponsored by the San Diego Unified School
District and the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department. FREE
barbecue for children 18 and under. Parents accompanying children eat free
too. Barbecue features lots of activities and great food. Also on hand
will be valuable support service information. Participants receive a bag
of fresh fruits and vegetables to take home. CalFresh pre-screening
offered. Contact: Gary Petill, Food Services Director, (858) 627-7301.
Open to the public.
* 23 -- $223,000 Grant Announcement News Conference, 11:30 a.m., Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 6401 Skyline Dr. (92114). San
Diego Unified School District will be announcing the receipt of a major
grant for $223,000 at news conference. The City of San Diego and other
school districts have also received funds from this donor. Richard
Barrera, Board of Education president, and officials from the City of San
Diego and donor will be on hand for a news conference during the Summer
Fun Café barbecue at the Martin Luther King Recreation Center. Contact:
Jack Brandais, Communications Department, (619) 725-5570. Event is open to
* 23 -- ³Feeding the Mind Body and Spirit,² 6 p.m., Lincoln High School,
4777 Imperial Ave. (92113). The Community Wellness program presents:
Michael ³Mike² Carey, NFL Official; Adam Henderson, Director of Track and
Field; and Monique Henderson, Olympic Gold Medalist. They will discuss
improving students¹ academic success and mental health through exercise,
nutrition and sleep. Sponsored by the Lincoln High School Youth Health
Council and UCSD Center for Community Well-Being. Contact:
email@example.com. Free and open to the public.
29 -- Lincoln High School Center for the Arts Concord Blue Devils Drum and
Bugle Corp Show, 3 p.m., Lincoln High School Stadium, 4777 Imperial Ave.
(92113). After a weeklong workshop with the band students at Lincoln High
School, the world-champion Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corp of Concord,
Calif., will perform live in the Lincoln High Stadium. Contact: Kelli
Dower, Vice Principal. Information: (619) 266-6540.
http://bluedevils.org/. Open to the public.
4 -- Independence Day, all schools and offices closed.
21 -- Last day of year for Year-Round Schools
* 28 -- ³Music and the Mind,² 6 p.m., Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial
Ave. (92113). The Community Wellness program presents: Aniruddh Patel,
Ph.D, The Neurosciences Institute; and Sundiata Kata, Instructor San Diego
Youth Symphony. They will discuss the physiological and psychological
benefits of music on mental health and cognitive development preceded by
performances by San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory's Opus
Orchestra, Oak Park African Drummers, and International Youth Symphony.
Sponsored by the Lincoln High School Youth Health Council and UCSD Center
for Community Well-Being. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Free
and open to the public.
* 1 -- ³Managing Stress for Academic Success,² 6 p.m., Lincoln High
School, 4777 Imperial Ave. (92113). The Community Wellness program
presents: Chris Yanov; and Ben Carson, MD, Johns Hopkins University. A
guided discussion following a screening of "Race to Nowhere" regarding the
effects of stress on the cognitive, social, emotional and physical
development of children and adolescents. Sponsored by the Lincoln High
School Youth Health Council and UCSD Center for Community Well-Being.
Contact: email@example.com. Free and open to the public.
6 -- First day of 2011-12 school year.
* 20 -- ³Building Healthy Communities,² 6 p.m., Lincoln High School, 4777
Imperial Ave. (92113). The Community Wellness program presents: James P.
Comer, MD, MPH, a nationally renowned child psychiatrist, will discuss
promoting collaboration among parents, educators and the community to
improve social, emotional and academic outcomes for students. Sponsored by
the Lincoln High School Youth Health Council and UCSD Center for Community
Well-Being. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Free and open to the
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,
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to the public.
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.
Wednesday: Adams Avenue Farmers Market, 3- 7 p.m., Adams Elementary School
playground, 4672 35th Street, San Diego (92116). The Adams Avenue Business
Association coordinates the Farmers Market. A percentage of the proceeds
go to Adams Elementary for fieldtrips and to maintain the school garden.
Contact Principal Derek Murchison at email@example.com or (619)
284-1158. Open to the public.
Saturday: Scripps Ranch Farmers Market and Art Festival, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Scripps Mesa Conference Center, 10380 Spring Canyon Rd. (92131). Contact:
Bev Cassity, (858) 586-7933, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit
www.srfm.org. 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:
www.lajollamarket.com. Open to the public.
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