Schools

School district honors students, staff and community peacemakers at annual event

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Middle school students, staff, and a community member, were honored at the Escondido Union School District’s 18th Annual Season for Nonviolence Commemorative Event on Wednesday, March 15, at Hidden Valley Middle School.  This year awardees were honored for showing kindness towards others, being inclusive and respectful, and serving as an example of peace and nonviolence for others at their school … Continue reading “School district honors students, staff and community peacemakers at annual event”

Lupe Sanchez honored as Classified Employee of the Year

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Escondido Union High School District has honored Lupe Sanchez as the EUHSD Classified Employee of the Year 2017. For over 18 years, Lupe Sanchez has arrived early in the morning to greet students attending Orange Glen High School. As the Student Attendance Technician, she frequently interacts not only with students, but often with parents, teachers and counselors. She is very … Continue reading “Lupe Sanchez honored as Classified Employee of the Year”

New job for Escondido HS principal

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Escondido High School Principal Rich Watkins, who has served in that position since 2009, will be taking the job of director of pupil services and intervention with the Escondido Union High School District. The change was announced by school officials earlier this week. He will take over at the new job on July 1. This job includes supervision of school … Continue reading “New job for Escondido HS principal”

Supt. Luis Ibarra gives first ‘State of the District’ address

By News Desk | March 01, 2017

Escondido Union School District Supt. Luis-Rankins-Ibarra Monday gave the district’s first ever “State of the District” address since taking the district’s reins in 2014. It was upbeat and optimistic while recognizing the many challenges that the district faces, chief among them declining enrollment, aging facilities, poverty among the great majority of its students, and less than stellar test scores. The … Continue reading “Supt. Luis Ibarra gives first ‘State of the District’ address”

John Paul the Great launches blog “Impacting Culture”

By News Desk | March 01, 2017

John Paul the Great Catholic University (JPCatholic) has launched a new blog “Impacting Culture.”  Our professors and community contribute original content to the site by examining issues of media, culture, and theology. Viewers can find everything from faculty interviews on current events and movie reviews, to scripture reflections and updates on alumni achievements. An example: one of the blog’s writers/movie … Continue reading “John Paul the Great launches blog “Impacting Culture””

Escondido College News

By | February 16, 2017

News of Escondido residents who are attending college, here and around the country. Two Escondido residents joined a total of 11,758 students enrolled during the 2016 fall semester at The University of Alabama who were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). … Continue reading “Escondido College News”

Escondido Union School District honors young writers

By | February 09, 2017

The Escondido Union School District held its annual Young Authors Celebration of Writing on Wednesday, February 1 from 4– 5:30 p.m., at Rincon Middle School. Students from each of the district’s 23 schools were recognized. This year’s exhibition and reception will highlight exemplary writing from each grade level (TK – grade 8) at all EUSD schools. Honorees, whose writing is … Continue reading “Escondido Union School District honors young writers”

Escondido college student named to leadership program

By | February 09, 2017

Morningside College senior Tracy Gates from Escondido is one of 22 emerging student leaders selected to be part of the inaugural class of the Connie Wimer Women’s Leadership Program. Gates, a senior, is a biology major. The new leadership program is named in honor of alumna Connie Wimer, an active Iowa business leader and member of the Morningside College Board … Continue reading “Escondido college student named to leadership program”

Escondido College News

By | February 02, 2017

News of Escondido residents attending college here and around the country. Local student named to USF Dean’s List The University of Sioux Falls has released its Dean’s List for fall semester 2016. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Brent Bern Griffing-Jarvis, Escondido, made … Continue reading “Escondido College News”

Escondido College News

By | January 26, 2017

Local Students Serve with Mexico Outreach Azusa Pacific University students served with Mexico Outreach during the fall semester. They were Kaitlin Estelle, Cole Mizel and Kelsey Geckeler, all of Escondido. Mexico Outreach was founded on the principle that young people of all ages can be effective in sharing the Gospel. APU sends 17 student teams to Mexicali to serve in … Continue reading “Escondido College News”