EUHSD appoints April Moore assistant super

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Dr. April Moore has joined the Escondido Union High School District leadership team as assistant superintendent, educational services. The EUHSD Board of Education approved the hiring of Dr. Moore who will begin her position on July 1,  following the retirement of Dr. Karen Rizzi. According to a statement from the district: “Dr. April Moore’s leadership style is one focused on … Continue reading “EUHSD appoints April Moore assistant super”

Students honored for water posters

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

Fourth grade Students of Reidy Creek Elementary School and North Broadway School were among 130 entries in the North County Water Agencies’ (NCWA) sponsored poster contest to encourage water awareness.  Other Escondido elementary schools that participated were Miller, Rock Springs and Bernardo. The top three entries are awarded gift certificates for $100, $75 and $50. The top three entries are … Continue reading “Students honored for water posters”

Escondido college news

By News Desk | May 25, 2017

News of Escondido residents attending college here, there and everywhere. Felix Receives Department Service Award Saint Mary’s College senior soccer student-athlete and Escondido, California native Liza Felix was named as the recipient of the 2017 Mary Fran Meekison ‘40 Service Award by the Department of Athletics. The award is presented for extraordinary service to Saint Mary’s College and the local … Continue reading “Escondido college news”

EHS hosts elementary students for Farm Day

By News Desk | May 11, 2017

The Escondido High School Future Farmers of America students hosted the annual Farm Day event May 3. Elementary students from Lincoln, Conway, Reidy Creek, North Broadway and Rock Springs enjoyed a fun-filled and educational morning. FFA students involved the over 900 young visitors to their farm in activities such as ways to recycle, how to plant vegetables and flowers, and … Continue reading “EHS hosts elementary students for Farm Day”

Del Lago’s Principal Nuthall to be honored

By News Desk | May 03, 2017

Classroom of the Future Foundation, a local nonprofit organization that works to ensure San Diego students are prepared to thrive in a competitive global society, will hold its annual Innovation in Education Awards on May 24 to recognize local educators using dynamic teaching practices that prepare students for the future. Principal of Del Lago Academy, Campus of Applied Science within … Continue reading “Del Lago’s Principal Nuthall to be honored”

Two Escondido campuses named ‘Gold Ribbon Schools’

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

When State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson announced 2017 California Gold Ribbon Schools last week, two Escondido schools were included in the 275 middle schools and high schools honored. They are the Classical Academy High School and Del Lago Academy Campus of Applied Science, both part of the Escondido Union High School District. “These terrific schools are leading the way in … Continue reading “Two Escondido campuses named ‘Gold Ribbon Schools’”

EUHSD hires new adult school principal and new director of special ed

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

At the April 18th meeting, the Escondido Union High School District board confirmed the selection of two management positions for the new school year. Superintendent Steve Boyle announced Sherri Pedersen will serve as Director of Special Education and Brian Head was chosen as the new principal for Escondido Adult School beginning on July 1, 2017. In a statement from Supt. … Continue reading “EUHSD hires new adult school principal and new director of special ed”

Path to Palomar Open House

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

Are you ready to go back to school? We’re inviting you to join more than 200 adult students on Thursday, April 27 for the first ever “Path to Palomar” orientation and college tour event at Palomar College hosted by Education to Career Network of North San Diego County. This is the first event designed exclusively for adult education students either … Continue reading “Path to Palomar Open House”

News from Azusa Pacific University

By News Desk | April 19, 2017

Eleven Escondido residents made the academic Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. These students were honored for a fall 2016 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 2,175 students receiving the same honor. The Escondido students are Shayna Cruz, Madeline Daane, Kelsey Geckeler,  Christopher Law,  Cole Mizel, Nicholas Pistotti, Alisa Prewett, Arianna Shell, Sara Wagenveld, Cailey Whittaker … Continue reading “News from Azusa Pacific University”

Andrew Friend Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

By News Desk | April 19, 2017

Andrew Friend of Escondido was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Friend was initiated at Arizona State University. Friend is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination … Continue reading “Andrew Friend Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi”