Schools

Calvin Christian School to dedicate new building

Heritage Center Chapel & Auditorium will complete master plan

Calvin Christian School in Escondido has envisioned having an auditorium for a long time. In September of 2015, the school broke ground on the Heritage Center Chapel & Auditorium. On October 10, 2017, 6:30 p.m. the school community will gather for the dedication of the new building. The Heritage Center dedication fits with Calvin Christian School’s 2017/18 school year theme, […]

Escondido college and career fair – September 21

A free College and Career Fair will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at San Pasqual High School located at 3300 Bear Valley Parkway. Representatives from over 100 colleges and universities will be on hand to provide information to students and their parents about entrance requirements, application deadlines, and majors. Representatives also will be there for those interested in […]

EUSD to dedicate new science, technology, engineering, and math building

The Escondido Union School District (EUSD) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Math and Science Building at Mission Middle School (939 E Mission Ave, Escondido) on Thursday, September 14, at 3 p.m. The $7.5 million, 16,884 square foot, state-of-the-art Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) facility has six classrooms, four science labs, two project rooms, and two instructor […]

Various campuses have back to school nights

Back to School Nights help parents start the school year off right by giving them a chance to come on campus at their child’s school, and meet their child’s teacher(s). Each individual school has one Back to School Night, and each school’s night takes place on a different date. September 6 The schools and times for Wednesday, September 6 are […]

Escondido Union High School District welcomes students to new year

Classes at the Escondido Union High School’s campuses began August 16. The Escondido Union High School District Wednesday welcomed back students for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.  Teachers, aides, maintenance workers, counselors, support staff, nutrition personnel, administrators and others were busy preparing for the start of classes. Enrollment was about 7,439 students, fairly consistent with the previous year’s […]

Police will file no charges against P.E. teacher

Following an investigation of allegations by a female student that a male P.E. teacher had watched her changing into her P.E. clothes, Escondido Police Department has announced that no charges will be filed. On August 17, the Escondido Police Department began an investigation into an incident involving a male P.E. teacher and a female student at San Pasqual High School. […]

Kids flock to first day at Heritage

Monday parents at Heritage K8 Charter School brought their little ones for the first day of school. For some it was joyful, and for some first timers it was a little scary. But, we suspect, by the end of the day everyone was having a good time!    

New phlebotomy technicians’ course offered at Escondido Adult School this fall

Are you ready to go back to school? For those looking to further their education, or start a new and exciting career, fall enrollment has started at Escondido Adult School.  Classes begin September 5. The newest course offering at Escondido Adult School is Phlebotomy Technician. In addition to in-classroom instruction students will collect blood samples from real patients in clinical […]

Escondido teacher Darwin Bree reflects on 50 years in education

When former students of a certain age in Escondido—i.e. who graduated in the last thirty or forty years—are asked who was the most memorable teacher they ever had, often they will say, “Mister Bree.” They are talking about Darwin Bree, a teacher who has devoted most of his 81 years to education. He has been a teacher and substitute teacher […]

Retired teachers award scholarships

The CalRTA Scholarship Foundation of North San Diego County gives scholarships to deserving high school seniors who would like to be teachers and to those entering the teacher credentialing program. One Escondido resident was among the honorees. Its recipients were honored at a Scholarship Luncheon on May 24 at the Golf Club of California, Fallbrook. High school recipients were: Evelyn […]