Friday, November 4, 2011

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

Media Calendar -- Upcoming Events in the San Diego Unified School
District, November 4, 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
(Indicates new items added since last week.)

For a calendar of noticed public meetings, go to . Those meetings might not be included in
this listing.


5 -- Curie Elementary School Craft Fair, 4080 Governor Drive (92122).
Curie¹s 33rd Annual PTA Holiday Craft Fair is famous for its variety of
homemade items. Information: Kristen at or
call (619) 723-0304. Open to the public.

5 -- GLEE Club Sing Out, 7 p.m., Taft Middle School auditorium, 9191
Gramercy Dr. (92123). San Diego staff and students will show-off their
musical talents at the fundraiser to support Visual and Performing Arts
(VAPA) programs at the district. $10 per ticket. Contact: Karen
Childress-Evans, VAPA director, (858) 539-5349 or Open to the public.

* 7-9 -- Trombonist and Jazz Educator Delfeayo Marsalis at Correia Middle
School, 4302 Valeta St. (92107). Marsalis will be working with the
students in the Correia Jazz Ensemble on pieces to be performed during an
all-school assembly on Wednesday. Students from other schools can attend a
workshop from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7. Contact: Marc Dwyer, music teacher,
Correia Middle School, (619) 222-0476. Not open to the public.

* 9 -- Retired Admirals, Generals Warn on Obesity News Conference, 1:30
p.m., Sandburg Elementary School, 11230 Avenida del Gato (92126). Mission
Readiness, an organization that supports schools and is lead by retired
admirals and generals, will issue a report on childhood obesity. Sandburg
was chosen because of its outstanding fitness program. Contact: Jack
Brandais, Communications Department, (619) 725-5570. Not open to the

11 ­ Veterans Day, all schools and district offices will be closed.

16 -- 14th Annual Garfield High School Thanksgiving Luncheon, 12 noon, The
Prado, Balboa Park. Garfield High culinary arts students, under the
direction of the Prado chefs, will prepare a delicious Thanksgiving feast.
Tickets are $40 in advance; $50 at the door. RSVP by 10/30/11. Contact:
Karlene Dockery, or (858) 484-1597.

16 -- Scripps Ranch High School Cluster Meeting, 4:30 p.m., Scripps Ranch
High School, 10410 Treena St. (92131). Open to the public.

17 -- Clairemont Community of Schools Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Marston Middle
School, 3799 Clairemont Drive, San Diego (92117). Parents, staff, students
and community members interested in supporting the schools in the
Clairemont High School feeder pattern (Alcott, Bay Park, Cadman, Holmes
and Toler elementary, Marston Middle and Clairemont High schools) are
invited to join the Clairemont Community of Schools. Contact: Julee
Jenkins, Open to the public.

17 -- Henry High School Cluster Meeting, 4:30 p.m., Patrick Henry High
School, 6702 Wandermere Dr. (92120). Open to the public.

19 -- Lindbergh Schweitzer PTA Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, Lindbergh
Schweitzer Elementary, 4133 Mt. Albertine Ave. (92111). Information: Hope
Van de Wiele, Open to the public.

21 -25 -- Thanksgiving Break. All schools closed; district offices closed
to the public.


1 ­ Toler School Community Literacy Night/Book Fair, 3350 Baker Street
(92117), 5-8 p.m. Celebration of learning and literature, featuring guest
speaker Helen Foster James, author of four children¹s book including her
most recent, ³Little America.² Festivities also include student
performances, PTA Book Fair, free raffle and Student Council pizza sale.
Contact: Amy Murad,, (858) 273-0294. Open to the public.

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