Friday, April 22, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, April 22, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, April 22, 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

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 Those meetings might not be included in this listing.

MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, (619) 725-5578,

* -- New item this week.


25 -- Mira Mesa Cluster School Council meeting, Mira Mesa High School Media Center, 10510 Reagan Road San Diego, CA 92116. 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. Contacts: Bob Turner,; Jennifer Kvalvik, Open to the public.

* 26 -- Board of Education meeting, 5 p.m., Auditorium, Eugene Brucker Education Center, 4100 Normal Street (92103). Open to the public. More information:

27 -- Screening of "Paper Tigers," 4:30 p.m., Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Ave., San Diego, CA 92113. San Diego Unified School District's Office of Children and Youth in Transition will be sponsoring a community event screening of "Paper Tigers," a film about students with chronic and adverse stress, as well as a resource fair and student panel. Contact: Vanessa Peters, Program Manager, Office of Children and Youth in Transition, 619-725-7054. Open to the public.

* 30 -- Mission Bay High Music Jazz on the Green, noon to 3 p.m., Mission Bay High School, 2475 Grand Ave, San Diego CA 92109. The nationally renowned Mission Bay High School Music Program will hold its sixth annual Jazz on the Green outdoor music festival, which includes food from Tacos El Unico, Salsa dancing, and activities for the entire family. The featured guest artist this year is Grammy Award-Winning conguero, percussionist and educator Javier Cabanillas. Media contact: J.P. Balmat, - 858-273-1313 x113, Open to the public.


1 -- Muirlands Rocks, 2-5 p.m., Muirlands Middle School, 1056 Nautilus Street, La Jolla, CA 92037. Fundraiser features student performances, games and activities, food and prizes. Proceeds benefit the Muirlands Middle School Foundation. Contact: Muirlands Middle School Foundation, 858-459-4211. Open to the public.

3 -- Day of the Teacher Celebration, 4:30 p.m., Creative Performing Media Arts Middle School Performing Arts Center, 5050 Conrad Ave., San Diego, CA 92117. Event honors the teaching profession. At the ceremony, all site teacher of the year honorees, Teacher of the Year candidates and district Teacher of the Year winners and runners-up will be recognized, along with Future Educator Scholars, and Mashin and STEM Scholarship recipients (selected by the San Diego Education Fund). Contact: Jennifer Rodriguez, District Communications, Open to the public.

6 -- Deadline for submission of PrimeTime applications for 2016-17 school year. The program offers income-eligible families the opportunity for before- and after-school care. More information for public: Media-only contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Department, 619-725-5578.

* 6 -- Taste of the Triangle, 7 to 10:30 p.m., UCSD Faculty Club, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla (92093). Annual fundraiser by the EdUCate foundation, which includes unlimited taste-testing from 16 different local restaurants. All proceeds benefit the public schools in University City. Contact EdUCate, at 858-677-0989 or

13 -- Rhapsody on the Point, 7 p.m., Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, 2241 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego CA 92106. Ninth annual highlight of the year for the Pt. Loma High School music program, with a classical music program performed by Pt. Loma HIgh musicians. More information: Media contact: Hans Becker, Principal, Pt. Loma High School, 619-223-3121. Open to the public.

17 -- Classified Employee of the Year Celebration, 4:15 p.m., Kearny High School Auditorium, 1954 Komet Way, San Diego, CA 92111. This event recognizes the invaluable efforts of the district's classified employees who work every day to create and sustain a healthy school environment for all students. At the ceremony, all site/department honorees as well as the district's 2016 Classified Employee of the Year winner and runner-up will be recognized. Contact: Jennifer Rodriguez, District Communications, 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 1 percent of graduating seniors. Contact: Stacey Seiders, Open to the public.

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