Doug Paulson elected EUSD board president

Trustee Doug Paulson has been elected president of the board of the Escondido Union School District. A lifelong resident of Escondido, Paulson has spent the past 20 years as a high school math, science and English teacher in Escondido. A former deputy sheriff, National Park ranger and Peace Corps volunteer, Paulson spends his time working on social justice issues and […]

Escondido elementary schools recognized with Golden Bell Award

Escondido Union School District was recognized with the top statewide educational award, the Golden Bell at a special awards celebration Thursday evening at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina on Harbor Drive. The district was chosen by the California School Boards Association (CSBA) as one of 56 recipients of the state’s leading educational honor.  EUSD received the award and […]

College hires assistant super

Palomar College has announced the hiring of Dr. Lisa Norman as the new assistant superintendent/vice president, human resource services. The governing board voted unanimously at their October 10 meeting to appoint Dr. Norman, and she began in her new position on October 16. Superintendent/President Dr. Joi Lin Blake said, “Having someone with Lisa’s credentials combined with her interpersonal skills and […]

Del Lago Academy to host 2nd annual Strides in Solidarity Saturday

Del Lago Academy will be hosting their second annual Strides In Solidarity Run/Walk Fundraising event Saturday, December 2. The event will be held on campus (address below) and all proceeds from the event will be donated to Partners in Health, an organization that specializes in treating the sick in impoverished areas of the U.S., Mexico, and around the world. Last […]

Escondido Union School District recognized with Golden Bell award

The Escondido Union School District (EUSD) has been chosen by the California School Boards Association (CSBA) as one of 56 recipients of the state’s leading educational honor, the Golden Bell Award.  EUSD will receive the award and a $1,000 sponsorship from the Principal’s Exchange at the CSBA Award Ceremony on Thursday, November 30, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at […]

School district bonds earn high rating

Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an Aa2 rating to the Escondido Union School Districts’ $55 million Election of 2014 General Obligation Bonds, Series B. Moody’s took into consideration the fact that the district is both large and growing. The rating was issued November 20. The Aa2 rating reflects the district’s large, growing tax base that benefits from its location within […]

Chamber honors November “Rising Star” students

November the Escondido Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2nd  Rising Star Student of the Month breakfast where seven high school seniors were honored by their school principal, teacher and parents. Elected officials also presented certificates of achievement to each of the students. Rorie Johnston, Chamber chief executive officer, commented, “Though this event is meant to honor students, everyone in attendance […]

News from University of San Diego: Rachel Dotterweich

News of Escondido college students here, there, and everywhere.

Rachel Dotterweich of Escondido, a Biophysics major at the University of San Diego, recently participated in the USD Career Development Center’s signature Torero Trek program. Torero Treks are opportunities for USD undergraduate students to engage in career exploration by visiting leading companies across the nation. The Biotech and Healthcare Torero Trek program on October 6, gave Rachel and other students […]

News from Biola University: Abbey Danskin, Nathaniel Marcus and Matthew Roberts

News of Escondido college students here, there, and everywhere.

Biola University awarded 153 incoming freshmen with one of the school’s highest scholarships – President’s scholarship – for the 2017/2018 academic year. The following local Escondido residents received the award: Abbey Danskin, Nathaniel Marcus and  Matthew Roberts. Freshmen are eligible for the President’s Scholarship – $18,000 per year – if upon entering the university, they meet the requirements of the […]

Students open time capsule to celebrate school’s 25th anniversary

On Monday, October 23, at exactly 8:10 a.m., students from Pioneer Elementary, located at 980 N Ash St. in Escondido, opened a time capsule from 1992 in celebration of the school’s 25th anniversary. In 1992, students, Principal Royce Moore, and school staff buried a time capsule next to the cornerstone of their new school. On Monday, Principal Moore, three former […]

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