Escondidans graduate from Army & Navy Academy

Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad announced the Class of 2020 that will matriculate to UC Berkeley, UCSB, UCSD, UCI, UCR, NYU, Rutgers, Texas A & M, Norwich, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Cal Poly, Boston College, and prep schools for the service academies.  Some seniors have chosen to serve our country in the various branches including the Navy, Air Force, and […]

High school board approves graduation plan

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Escondido Union High School District board, trustees approved a graduation plan that was created using responses from a survey taken by graduating seniors and their parents. EUHSD seniors will have a multi-phase graduation recognition which includes: Senior pick up of cap and gown via drive-thru style on campus. EUHSD Senior Celebration Video, not to […]

College public safe, first responder programs to reopen in May

Responding to guidance from state officials directing crucial first-responder training programs to continue, Palomar College will reopen several programs dedicated to meeting the demand for public safety personnel. The Palomar College Police and Fire Academies will recommence face-to-face instruction in May, following strict precautions, as will the Paramedic Training and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) programs.  “As we resume training to […]

Students’ message: flatten the curve

At the Escondido Community Child Development Center preschool classroom at the Lorraine Boyce Center, teachers are reaching out weekly to all students via zoom meetings. The B-4 classroom, led by teacher Veronica Romero, came up with this message in a clever way. Do Your part.  Wash your hands.  Stay at home.  Flatten the Curve.  The students are  (top row l […]

New EUSD COVID-19 webpage answers all your questions

The Escondido Union School District has introduced a new COVID-19 website ( It is an improvement over the existing district website when it comes to delivering up-to-the-date information to parents, teachers, staff and others to assist in such vital tasks as accessing low income meals for students or distance learning so elementary students can keep up with studies while campuses […]

Escondido School districts partner to feed children during closure

In the first 13 days of school closures mandated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 46,000 meals have been distributed to children by the city’s two public school districts.  The Escondido Union School District (EUSD) and Escondido Union High School District (EUHSD) are collaborating during this unprecedented public health crisis to ensure that the community’s most vulnerable children continue […]

Escondido schools provide free meals

Although, like all school districts in San Diego County, Escondido schools have closed to protect students from the spread of the Coronavirus, students will be able to get free meals during this period.  Any student age 2 to 18 can go to any school site providing meals and receive food. Daily prepared meals will be provided free of charge, distributed […]

Grace Christian School wins Air & Climate Challenge award

Grace Christian School in Escondido recently won the Middle School- Air & Climate Challenge contest which is sponsored by Lexus-Scholastic.  This is the first leg of the Lexus/Scholastic National Eco Challenge.  The team will split a $10,000 prize, and they have earned the opportunity to compete in a new challenge against the other fifteen winners from across the country. The […]

Calvin Christian School hosts spring admission open house events

Calvin Christian School, serving Christian families with students in preschool through grade 12, will host Admission Open House events in March and April.  Families exploring options for their students in grade 6-12 are invited to attend events from 9 – 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 9 or Monday, April 6. The school will also host two Admission Open House events […]

EHS alumni plan to celebrate 75th Golden Reunion May 16

Escondido High School plans its 50 plus Reunion Picnic on May 16 at Grape Day Park May 16, 11a.m. – 3 p.m. – cost $25 – lunch and beverages included. About 800 alumni and friends of Escondido High School will gather on May 16th in Escondido’s Grape Day Park to celebrate their school’s 75th Golden reunion – the longest running […]

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