Tuesday, May 31, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY FROM THE SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: San Diego Unified Students Turn Tech Entrepreneurs

Media Advisory

May 31, 2016                                                                                                          

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Linda Zintz, 619-847-6637

Day of Contact: Tara McNamara, 209-233-1565

 

San Diego Unified Students Turn Tech Entrepreneurs

 

WHAT: A mobile phone app designed to help in the college athletic recruitment process, a 3D printing mobile phone case company, a podcast focusing on internet safety for young people -- these are just a few of the projects San Diego Unified students have been working on this school year. Point Loma High School students will give a sneak peek of their projects to celebrity/entrepreneur Nick Cannon prior to this evening’s College, Career and Technical Education Showcase.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, June 1

              10-11 a.m.

 

WHERE: Point Loma High School, Room 901

    2335 Chatsworth Blvd, San Diego (92106)

    Main parking lot accessible from Clove St. (located behind the school)

 

SPECIAL GUESTS/INTERVIEWS: Nick Cannon, celebrity/entrepreneur; students; teacher

 

VISUALS: Nick Cannon interacting with students, students showing off their products and business plans and preparing for the evening showcase

 

BACKGROUND: The Office of College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE) provides high quality, college and career-themed programs that enrich and engage students with state-of-the-art, dynamic and challenging courses. These courses integrate core standards and industry competencies with real-world applications that prepare our students for success. The instructional integration of academic and workplace skills provides career awareness and exploration, including internship opportunities. Over 60 CTE courses are approved for UC “a-g” college entrance credit.

The annual CCTE showcase provides a platform for students to share products they produce and business problems they solve in collaboration with members of the local business community. More than 300 industry professionals volunteered to be mentors, guest speakers, or advisors for our students in 2015-16. The showcase is scheduled for June 1, 4-6 p.m., at Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Laning Rd, San Diego (92106).

This year CCTE is collaborating with Nick Cannon Foundation to host the foundation’s America’s Teen Mogul Summit and Student Business Plan Competition designed to educate youth to the global career and entrepreneur opportunities.  Nick Cannon Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing leadership development and community service to at-risk youth in the San Diego Community. For more information, visit www.nickcannonfoundation.org.

 

Media Contact: Linda Zintz, Communications, 619-847-6637, lzintz@sandi.net

Day of Contact: Tara McNamara, 209-233-1565, tmcnamara@sandi.net

 

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·         Notice of Change of Time—District Advisory Committee for Compensatory Education (DAC) Executive Board, Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  Meeting time changed from 6:30 p.m. to a 6:00 p.m. start time.
Committee Meeting Information:  https://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information.

  

Please forward to staff and as appropriate print and post notice in a prominent, publicly accessible location at your site.

 


In addition, please refer to the below links for upcoming meetings, agendas, and minutes of all board advisory committees:

·         ACUESP: https://www.sandiegounified.org/acuesp-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information.

·         Audit and Finance: https://www.sandiegounified.org/audit-and-finance-committee

·         CAC: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         CSFC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/csfc-2015-meeting-schedule      

·         CTEAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cteac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information    

·         DAC: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         DELAC: General Membership and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/delac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information  

·         ICOC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/icoc-meeting  

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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.’ --Nelson Mandela

Monday, May 30, 2016

NEWS RELEASE - Online survey on the future of San Diego schools ends Tuesday night, May 31

News Release from the San Diego Unified School District, May 30, 2016

Online survey on the future of San Diego schools ends Tuesday night, May 31

San Diego Unified School District is asking for public input into its plans for the coming year through an online survey that ends at midnight on Tuesday night, May 31. The survey gives the public a chance to weigh in on the district's annual Local Control and Accountability Plan, or LCAP, which lays out major goals, actions and metrics for the school system for the coming year.

The draft 2016-17 LCAP proposal is the culmination of a process that has included hundreds of people in meetings across the district, including parents, staff, students and other stakeholders. More than 800 comments have already been received online and at cluster meetings, advisory committees, and the Associated Student Body presidents' meeting.

San Diego Unified has launched a multi-year strategy to deliver quality schools in every neighborhood. Each year, the district produces a detailed LCAP plan on how it plans to improve student academic achievement, school climate, parent engagement and other areas. The LCAP plan also addresses the needs of specific student groups, such as English-language learners, foster youth, and low-income students.

The San Diego Unified 2016-17 draft LCAP plan is available online in English, Spanish, Somali and Vietnamese. The link is:

https://www.sandiegounified.org/what-lcap

The public is invited to comment by sending an email to lcap@sandi.net or by completing an online survey in English, Spanish, Somali or Vietnamese. The survey is available here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCAP_Cluster

While the survey closes Tuesday night, there are other ways for the public to stay engaged in the school planning process.

1) Everyone is welcome to attend the special Board of Education meeting at 9 a.m. on June 14 when the proposed LCAP will be discussed in detail.
2) There will be an additional period of public comment open from June 14 through 28 when the Board is expected to approve the final LCAP.

Questions regarding the early draft LCAP can be emailed to lcap@sandi.net.

Media Contact: Linda Zintz, Communications, 619-847-6637, lzintz@sandi.net

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Post Notice of Time Change: DAC Executive Meeting, June 1, 2016

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Committee Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/district-advisory-council-dac-compensatory-education-programs    

 

Please forward to staff and as appropriate print and post notice(s) and/or agenda(s) in a prominent, publicly accessible location at your site.


In addition, please refer to the below links for upcoming meetings, agendas, and minutes of the board advisory committees:

·         ACUESP: https://www.sandiegounified.org/acuesp-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information.

·         Audit and Finance: https://www.sandiegounified.org/audit-and-finance-committee

·         CAC: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         CSFC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/csfc-2015-meeting-schedule      

·         CTEAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cteac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information    

·         DAC: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         DELAC: General Membership and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/delac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information  

·         ICOC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/icoc-meeting  

 

Thank you.

Melissa Hudson

Confidential Administrative Assistant II

Board of Education

4100 Normal Street, Room 2231

San Diego, CA 92103-2682

Office: (619) 725-5550

Fax: (619) 297-5624

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MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, May 27, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Media Calendar from the San Diego Unified School District, May 27, 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 www.sandiegounified.org.

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 www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information. Those meetings might not be included in this listing.

MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578, lzintz@sandi.net.

* -- New item this week.

MAY

27 -- Non-Instructional Day. All schools closed; offices open.

27 -- Adult School Commencement Ceremony, 5 p.m., Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, Pan American Road East, San Diego CA 92101. The Class of 2016 for the San Diego Unified School District Adult School is holding its graduation ceremony. Richard Barrera, Board of Education Vice President, is scheduled to officiate. Ceremonies are held in conjunction with the San Diego Community College District. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578. Open to the public.

30 -- Memorial Day, all schools and offices closed.

31 -- Transition Resource Fair, 6-8 p.m., Ballard Parent Center Auditorium, 2375 Congress Street, San Diego, CA 92110. Students with special needs continue to have those needs after high school graduation; this fair will give parents and students ideas on what support and options are available. Contact: Roxanne Navarro, Special Education Division, 619-725-7698, rnavarro@sandi.net. Open to the public.

JUNE

1 -- 12th Annual College, Career and Technical Education Showcase, 4 p.m., Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Laning Rd, San Diego, CA 92106. Actor-rapper-entrepreneur Nick Cannon is scheduled to host the 5:45 p.m. awards ceremony for this event, which highlights skills and projects created by students in San Diego Unified's College, Career and Technical Education program. Contact: Betty-Jo Acker, 619-847-4466. Free and open to the public.

1 -- Crawford High Benefit Featuring David Geist and Hannah Kornfeld, 7 p.m., auditorium, Crawford High School, 4191 Colts Way, San Diego, CA 92115. The Crawford High foundation is sponsoring a concert by pianist Geist, a 1980 Crawford graduate, and his daughter, Kornfeld, an actress, singer and dancer. Tickets: $27.37. More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crawford-high-benefit-concert-featuring-david-geist-hannah-kornfeld-tickets-24753880523 Open to the public.

* 4 -- McKinley Elementary Art Show, 3-7 p.m., Bread and Salt arts center, 1955 Julian Ave., San Diego CA 92113. Display of student artwork from McKinley Elementary School, with work from preschool through fifth-grade students on display, as well as a variety of activities and entertainment. Proceeds benefit the school's art program. Contact: Ashley Bruce, ashleybruce@me.com. Open to the public.

* 7 -- Board of Education Meeting, 5 p.m., Eugene Brucker Education Center, 4100 Normal St., San Diego CA 92103. More information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information. Open to the public.

9 -- Kearny High Cluster Meeting, 4:30 p.m., Kearny High Complex Room 301, 1954 Komet Way (92111). Parents, students and community members are invited to attend this meeting, which discusses educational issues at the high school and its middle and elementary schools. Schools in the Kearny cluster are: Angier, Carson, Chesterton, Cubberley, Fletcher, Jones, Juarez, Linda Vista, Ross, and Wegeforth elementary schools; Montgomery and Taft middle schools; and Kearny High. Contact: Andrew Gergurich, co-chair, agergurich@sandi.net. Open to the public.

* 11 -- Day of Compassion Celebration, 6-9 p.m., Henwood Memorial Park, 3799 44th St., San Diego CA 92105. Leaders from public schools, community partners, and diverse faith communities will join together to promote, teach, and demonstrate compassion as a part of the fourth-annual Day of Compassion. Hoover High School Jazz Band and Chamber Orchestra will perform. Cherokee Point Principal Godwin Higa, San Diego Unified Police Chief Reuben Littlejohn and San Diego Unified School Police Officer John Serrano are among those who will be honored. Contact: Rev. Jessica Strysko, Associate Pastor, First United Methodist Church of San Diego, 619-297-4366, ext. 131. Open to the public.

14 -- LCAP Board Workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ballard Parent Center Auditorium, 2375 Congress St. (92110). Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

20 -- Graduation ceremonies for Crawford, Hoover, iHigh, Mt. Everest, Muir and Serra high schools, times and locations vary. See https://www.sandiegounified.org/june-20-2016-high-school-commencements for details. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

20 -- Middle School Promotion Ceremony for Millennial Tech Middle School, 5 p.m., Lincoln High School Theater, 4777 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113. Ceremony marks eighth-grade students from the Lincoln Park campus as they transition to grade nine at Lincoln High. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578. Open to the public.

21 -- Graduation ceremonies for Clairemont, Garfield, Patrick Henry, Kearny, La Jolla, Lincoln, Madison, Mira Mesa, Mission Bay, Morse, Pt. Loma, San Diego Early/Middle College, San Diego, San Diego Met, SCPA, Scripps Ranch, Twain and University City high schools. See https://www.sandiegounified.org/june-21-2016-high-school-commencements for details. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

21 -- Middle School promotion ceremonies, various locations. Middle schools on the traditional school-calendar are holding ceremonies for their eighth graders as they get ready to move to high school. Most of the ceremonies are scheduled for 8-11 a.m. Media contact: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, 619-725-5578.

21 -- Last day of school, traditional calendar.

* 28 -- Board of Education Meeting, 5 p.m., Eugene Brucker Education Center, 4100 Normal St., San Diego CA 92103. More information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information Open to the public.

JULY

4 -- Independence Day, all schools and offices closed.

21 -- Last day of school, year-round calendar.

AUGUST

29 -- First day of school, all calendars.

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY FROM THE SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Continuing Education Celebrates Commencement for 1,000+ Local Adult Students

 

                 

 

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CELEBRATES COMMENCEMENT FOR 1,000+ LOCAL ADULT STUDENTS

 

What:                   Commencement ceremony in Balboa Park/Spreckels Organ Pavilion to honor adult graduates from San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) and San Diego Unified School District’s     Adult Education Program

 

When:                 Friday, May 27, 2016

 

Where:                Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park

 

Onsite contact:  Ranessa Ashton, 619-733-0122

Timeline: 

4:30 p.m.             Interview and photo opportunities as students primp at the glamour booth before lining up to walk across stage

5 p.m.                  Presentation of the colors and pledge of allegiance

5:15 p.m.             VIP Remarks:

·         Carlos O. Turner Cortez, Ph.D., President, San Diego Continuing Education

·         Maria Nieto Senour, Ph.D., President, SDCCD Board of Trustees

·         Constance M. Carroll, Ph.D., Chancellor. SDCCD

·         Richard Barrera, Vice President San Diego Unified School District

·         Cindy Marten, Superintendent San Diego Unified School District 

·         Estefany Jacob, San Diego Continuing Education Student Speaker

·         Elyas Emami, San Diego Unified School District Student Speaker

6 p.m.                   Presentation of the Graduating Class

6:45 p.m.             Ceremonial turning of the tassels

 

The Numbers

·         1,000+ graduates honored; 300 to participate in the ceremony

·         188 High School Diplomas from SDCE, a 24% increase from 2015

·         4,850 certificates of completion for career technical education programs and English as a Second Language certificates from SDCE, a 28% increase from 2015

·         $24,000 in scholarships received by 66 students

·         189% increase in completion rates for SDCE’s Accelerated High School Diploma Program

 

About the Ceremony

The ceremony is a collaboration with the San Diego Unified School District Adult High School Diploma Program. The graduates are a collective group: many have, at some point, fallen through the cracks of the traditional education system and chose to re-enter classrooms and complete a High School Diploma or equivalency; some have completed specific job training skills as part of a certificate program and are eager to enter the workforce; and others have mastered English as their second language.

 

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

News Release: San Diego’s Burbank Elementary School Students Star In Music Video With Jason Mraz Supporting Access To Arts And Music Education For All Children

NEWS RELEASE from the San Diego Unified School District, May 25, 2016

 

 

SAN DIEGO'S BURBANK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS STAR IN MUSIC VIDEO WITH JASON MRAZ SUPPORTING ACCESS TO ARTS AND MUSIC EDUCATION FOR ALL CHILDREN

 

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President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities program, Turnaround Arts, infuses high-need schools with the arts as a strategy to help close the achievement gap and provide equitable access to arts and music education

 

Washington, D.C. (May 25, 2016) —During today's White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show, Turnaround Arts premiered a music video project featuring students from Burbank Elementary School in San Diego singing and dancing alongside their artist mentor, Jason Mraz. This new rendition of "Everyday People" by Sly and the Family Stone produced by Playing For Change makes the case that all children deserve to experience the power of the arts and music in school.

 

Local students join thousands of their Turnaround Arts peers and more than a dozen Turnaround Artist mentors including Jack Johnson, Chad Smith, Jason Mraz, Elizabeth Banks, Tim Robbins, Yo-Yo Ma, Keb' Mo', Josh Groban, Bernie Williams, Misty Copeland, Paula Abdul, Trombone Shorty, Alfre Woodard, Citizen Cope, Doc Shaw, Frank Gehry, John Lloyd Young and Carla Dirlikov in this Turnaround Arts music video.

 

Turnaround Arts, a signature program of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, empowers high-need schools with innovative arts, dance, theater and music programs; arts integration across subject areas; arts resources and musical instrument; and high-profile artist mentors, as a proven strategy to help address broader school challenges and close the achievement gap. Burbank Elementary School is one of 68 Turnaround Arts schools across the country and 16 in California.

 

"This music video illustrates that our students as well as our Turnaround Artists are all extraordinary, and that as ordinary people we can all shine as individuals, and as a collective community of people who benefit from participating in the arts," said Malissa Shriver, Executive Director, Turnaround Arts: California.

 

San Diego's Burbank Elementary School joined this signature program of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) in 2014. Since becoming a Turnaround Arts school, Burbank has expanded their music program, produced a school musical, held family arts events, and provided teachers with arts integration training. In that time, the school has seen increases in enrollment and student engagement, reductions in disciplinary referrals, and increases in family involvement. 

 

During the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that six additional California schools will join the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities signature program, Turnaround Arts. The schools will kick off the 2016 school year receiving Turnaround Arts intensive arts education resources and integration as a strategy to close the achievement gap.

 

As part of the program, high-profile artists adopt each school as the students' Turnaround Artist mentor. For Turnaround Arts: California schools, these mentors include Frank Gehry, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Tim Robbins, Carla Dirlikov, Chad Smith, Forest Whitaker, Kerry Washington, Jason Mraz, Russell Simmons, Barbara Kruger, Nigel Lythgoe, Herbie Hancock, Smokey Robinson, Jackson Brown, Jane Fonda and Whoopi Goldberg. They provide students with a motivational morning greeting, guidance in their artistic endeavors, annual visits to check in on progress, and special arts integration projects.

 

Six million children still do not have access to arts or music instruction in their schools, and millions more school children have only minimal exposure to the arts. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which President Obama signed into law in December 2015, provides more funding and new guidelines for states and districts to invest in arts and music education for all children as part of a well-rounded education.

"The arts are central to who we are as a people, and they are central to the success of our kids. This is not an afterthought," said President Obama. "This is not something you do because it's kind of nice to do. It is necessary for these young people to succeed that we promote the arts."

Research conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton revealed an average 12.6% improvement in reading proficiency and 22.5% improvement in math proficiency, increases in attendance and significant decreases in suspensions following Turnaround Arts' infusion of the arts into struggling schools. The program's success is leading to another expansion, as the number of Turnaround Arts schools will increase to 68 at the start of next school year.

 

The program launched in 2012 as a pilot program with eight schools. Nationally, Turnaround Arts is made possible through the collaboration of government agencies, non-profit partners, and generous corporate and private donations. Locally, Turnaround Arts: California was initiated with financial support from Berta and Frank Gehry and the California Arts Council. Turnaround Arts: California is also supported by The Eisner Foundation, The Herb Alpert Foundation, Rosenthal Family Foundation, Elizabeth Segerstrom, Jane Fonda, Facebook, the Wonderful company, and Susan and Daniel Greenberg. Local partners include AOL and AOL Charitable Foundation, Sunset Center, GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live and Get Lit Words Ignite.

 

Getty Photos from the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show photos for editorial use: http://assignments.gettyimages.com/mm/nicePath/gyipa_public?nav=pr410202657 (will populate by 7PM EST on May 25)

 

Video from the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show for editorial use: Available late afternoon on May 25

 

Music video for sharing/embedding: Available on YouTube May 26

 

Download B-roll from the music video (for TV use only, not uploading to a .com): https://vimeo.com/playingforchange/review/167090261/c986f6c4bb (password: everydayteaser) 

 

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Local Turnaround Arts Media Contact: Rachel Bauch, Polskin Arts and Communications Counselors, Rachel.Bauch@finnpartners.com, 323.841.4139

 

National Turnaround Arts Media Contact: Lora Bodmer, lora@deep-communications.com, 307.690.1630

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY FROM THE SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: High School Students Learn about Civil Rights Movement Up Close, Personal

MEDIA ADVISORY

May 24, 2016

Contact:    Linda Zintz, communications director, 619-847-6377 or lzintz@sandi.net

                    At Event: Mick Rabin, resource teacher, 619-985-5608 or mrabin@sandi.net

                               

High School Students Learn about Civil Rights Movement Up Close, Personal

Congressman John Lewis shares his experiences as a civil rights leader, politician, graphic novel author via Skype

 

 

WHAT:  Students from high schools across San Diego Unified will participate in a Skype session with Congressman John Lewis, civil rights leader and the last living speaker from the1965 March on Washington. Lewis will be talking about a variety of topics including his autobiographical graphic novel series: “March, Books 1-3.” In addition, he will be sharing his experience as a freedom rider, participant in a lunch-counter sit-in, and his friendships with key figures in the Civil Rights Movement including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bayard Rustin. Local comics artist—Eric Shanower—will attend in person to share his career in comics along with tips and pointers in the graphic story-telling medium.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, from 12:20 to 2:10 p.m.

 

WHERE:  Madison High School “auto-torium”

                4833 Doliva Drive, San Diego (92117)

WHO: Students from Madison, Clairemont, Kearny, SCPA, Lincoln, San Diego and Hoover high schools.

 

Interviews/Visuals: Students, Resource teachers, Congressman John Lewis, Eric Shanower

 

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Linda Zintz

Communications Director

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(619-725-5578 office

(619-847-6637 mobile

 

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Salute To Excellence' For Top One Percent Of San Diego Unified High School Grads

MEDIA ADVISORY from San Diego Unified School District, May 24, 2016

'SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE' FOR TOP ONE PERCENT OF SAN DIEGO UNIFIED HIGH SCHOOL GRADS: Outstanding Students in Class of 2016 Honored at Annual Event

WHAT: 2016 "Salute to Excellence"

WHEN: 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Reception from 4-4:30 p.m.; ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Nautilus Pavilion, Sea World, 500 Sea World Drive, 92109

BACKGROUND: The event recognizes seniors ranked in the top one percent of their high school's Class of 2016. More than 75 students will be honored including all high school valedictorians. Principals, counselors, parents and other family members will be in attendance along with Board of Education members and Supt. Cindy Marten. Ed Abeyta, UCSD Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and

Director, Pre-College and Career Preparation Programs, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Laura Slanec, SeaWorld’s Director of Education and Conservation, will welcome the attendees. Karla Rodriguez from Clairemont High School is the student speaker. Musical entertainment is being provided by the Mission Bay High School Jazz Trio “The Last Minute.”

 

This annual event brings students together from all San Diego Unified high schools, where they receive a certificate and a medal marking their achievement. Some of these students are the first in their families to go to college.

 

PHOTOS/INTERVIEWS: Students and family members will be on hand to speak on their challenges in achieving academic excellence. Each principal will introduce his/her students, then move from the stage to outside the pavilion for photos; interviews can also be conducted there.

CONTACT: Jennifer Rodriguez | Communications| San Diego Unified School District | 619-847-6029

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Monday, May 23, 2016

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·         Notice of Cancellation of Regular Charter Meeting—Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/board-meeting-information  

·         Please forward to staff and as appropriate, print notice and post in a prominent, accessible location at your site.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Post ACUESP Meeting Cancellation Notices

PLEASE NOTE:

·         Notice of Meeting Cancellation: Advisory Committee on Utilization of Excess School Property (ACUESP), Friday, May 27, 2016

·         Notice of Meeting Cancellation: Advisory Committee on Utilization of Excess School Property (ACUESP), Friday, June 24, 2016

Committee Meeting Information:  https://www.sandiegounified.org/acuesp-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information

 

Please forward to staff as appropriate and print notices and post in a prominent, publicly accessible location at your site.

 

Thank you.

 

 

Josefina Viorato

Confidential Administrative Assistant II

Board Services Office

4100 Normal Street, Room 2231

San Diego, CA  92103

( (619) 725-5551

7 (619) 297-5624

* jviorato@sandi.net

 

 

 

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

 

Post Board Meeting Agendas, May 24, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:

·         Closed Session Agenda—Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 3:30 p.m., Room 2249
Open and Closed Session Meeting Information: https://www.sandiegounified.org/meeting-information

·         Regular Meeting Agenda—Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 5:00 p.m., Auditorium
BoardDocs Agenda Link: http://www.boarddocs.com/ca/sandi/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=9YLS6U6FB4A1        

Please forward to staff and as appropriate, print notice(s) and/or agenda(s) and post in a prominent, publicly accessible location at your site.


In addition, please refer to the below links for upcoming meetings, agendas, and minutes of the board advisory committees:

·         ACUESP: https://www.sandiegounified.org/acuesp-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information.

·         Audit and Finance: https://www.sandiegounified.org/audit-and-finance-committee

·         CAC: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/cac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         CSFC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/csfc-2015-meeting-schedule      

·         CTEAC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/cteac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information    

·         DAC: General Membershiphttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-general-meeting-schedule-and-information; and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/dac-2015-16-executive-meeting-schedule-and-information 

·         DELAC: General Membership and Executive Boardhttps://www.sandiegounified.org/delac-2015-16-meeting-schedule-and-information  

·         ICOC: https://www.sandiegounified.org/icoc-meeting  

Thank you.

 

 

Josefina Viorato

Confidential Administrative Assistant II

Board Services Office

4100 Normal Street, Room 2231

San Diego, CA  92103

( (619) 725-5551

7 (619) 297-5624

* jviorato@sandi.net

 

 

 

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams