Schools

San Pasqual Union students celebrate Garden Harvest Art Day

Students of the San Pasqual Union Elementary School District last week celebrated their annual Art and Garden Day.  Many volunteers spent the day working with students from the community including Berry Good Food Foundation, Jimbo’s, Marianne’s Heirloom seeds, Safari Park, Chef De Cuisine, Farmstand West, Deanna’s Gluten Free, El Plantio Nursery, San Diego Country Department of Entomology, San Diego Green […]

Middle Schoolers compete in Math Field Day

Fifth and 6th-graders turned out at Rincon Middle School on Saturday, March 2 for a morning of intense competition. More than 160 “mathletes” (a term that combines athlete plus math) took part in the annual Math Field Day, now in its third decade in the Escondido Union School District. Every EUSD school fielded a team, whose members together tackled hands-on […]

“School of Fish” at Escondido classes to release trout into North County waters

Over the next month, North County schools will be releasing classroom-raised trout into Lake Miramar to conclude the Escondido Creek Conservancy’s Trout in the Classroom program. Thanks to sustained funding from SDG&E, the program has expanded over the years.  When it was first funded in 2016, it launched in three schools. Now, in 2019, the program has aquariums in nine […]

ECHS robotics team heads to the World Championship in Houston


At the San Diego Regional FIRST Robotics Competition last weekend, the Escondido Charter High School robotics team, Daedalus, earned a wild-card slot in the FRC World Championship to be held in Houston, Texas, April 17– 20.  The team battled through eleven seed rounds to end up ranked seventh overall. During the final alliance selection, Daedalus became the captain of the […]

ESCONDIDO COLLEGE NEWS

News of Escondido students attending college here, there and everywhere! News from Azusa Pacific University  Several Escondido residents made the academic Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. These students are honored for a fall 2018 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,976 students receiving the same honor. The students are: Alisa Prewett,  Anna Van Solkema, Sara […]

Chamber honors February’s Rising Star students


We are half way through the second year of honoring Rising Star students at the monthly breakfast.  At the close of the school year, forty-two seniors will have received the Rising Star of the Month Award and will be eligible for the Rising Star of the Year Scholarship. Today reminded me of why we started this program and it will […]

ECHS History Night to Explore the impact of technology

Escondido Charter High School (ECHS) will host its sixth “History Night” on Thursday, March 28, from 6:30 — 9 p.m., in the American Spirit Theater on its main campus located at 1868 East Valley Parkway. The title of this year’s event is “Technology Through Time.” ECHS has hosted History Night annually since 2012. Since then, thousands of community members, elected […]

ESCONDIDO COLLEGE NEWS

News of Escondido students attending college here, there and everywhere! News from Azusa Pacific University  Several Escondido residents made the academic Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. These students are honored for a fall 2018 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,976 students receiving the same honor. The students are: Alisa Prewett,  Anna Van Solkema, Sara […]

Super Ibarra showcases district’s progress in annual address


Declaring “The state of the district is strong,” and emphasizing his brief but potent goal for success, “all means all,’ Supt. Dr. Luis Rankins-Ibarra’s 3rd annual State of the District Address Monday morning was a celebration of the progress the district’s schools and students have made in the past year.  The morning’s festivities were introduced by the high energy of […]

Spectacular new library opens at Palomar College

From the stunning fourth-story views to state-of-the-art computer labs to reference desks, book stacks and cozy study nooks on every floor, the new Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC) at Palomar College was bustling with students during the first week of the Spring 2019 semester. The first week of school was also the facility’s long-awaited campus debut, after library and facilities staff […]


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