Schools

News from University of San Diego

University of San Diego student Aruna Gossai and Andrew Hardie, both of Escondido  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. Gossai, is majoring in Economics, and plans to graduate in 2020. Hardie is majoring in […]

News from Biola University

Approximately 1,500 students were named to Biola University’s Dean’s List for academic excellence in Spring 2018. Students who achieved a grade point average of 3.60 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.20 are placed on the Dean’s List. The following local residents were named on the […]

Chamber honors “Rising Stars”

Wednesday the Escondido Chamber of Commerce held the kick off breakfast for the 2018-2019 Rising Star Student of the Month recognitions. The Rising Stars are seniors honored for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, community and school involvement. They are students who make a difference in their home, school and community with passion and sincerity. One student noted that he […]

EUSD celebrates “Your bond dollars at work” at Central Elementary

Escondido Union School District September 26 held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the modernization of facilities at Central Elementary School that was paid with Proposition E money.  The ceremony was held at the Central Elementary School’s kindergarten, preschool, and community center buildings. District administrators were joined by Board of Education members, Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee Members, community partners, teachers, parents, and […]

EUSD celebrates new facilities at Central Elementary

Escondido Union School District Wednesday held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the modernization of facilities at Central Elementary School that was paid with Proposition E money.  The ceremony was held at Central Elementary’s kindergarten, preschool, and community center buildings. District administrators were joined by Board of Education members, Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee Members, community partners, teachers, parents, and other supporters to […]

Two Palomar College students invited to National Technology Conference

Mikela Garza and Gerardo Perez, who are both pursuing degrees in Drone Technology at Palomar College, have been invited to attend the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) summit hosted by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in Washington, D.C. Known as the ATE Principal Investigators’ Conference, the event on Oct. 24-26 will give Garza and […]

Applicants needed for Bond Oversight Committee

The Escondido Union School District (EUSD) is accepting applications to fill vacancies on the Proposition E Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee (ICOC).  Voters in the Escondido Union School District approved Prop. E, a $182.1 million bond measure, in 2014 to modernize facilities. California Education Code requires an oversight committee for such bonds.  The ICOC has four vacancies – three Community At […]

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Football season kicking into high gear for local squads


Believe it or not, most of the local Escondido-based high school football squads  will have played a minimum of four games once this week’s slate has been completed.  And just think, we’re not even midway through September but with the season’s start having been greatly accelerated by a quirky circumstance, that’s the reality of things.   So let’s take a […]


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