Schools

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 […]

Frank Huston joins EUSD board

Escondido Police Officer Frank Huston (right) was unanimously selected to fill the vacant seat for Trustee Area 5 in the Escondido Union School District board. Huston has lived and worked in Escondido for nearly 30 years. He has extensive experience cultivating positive interactions between students and law enforcement, from his volunteer work as a Police Athletic League coach to his […]

School District breaks ground on new STEM building

Tuesday morning Escondido Union School District (EUSD) held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new STEM building at Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences. This Prop. E construction is part of the Del Dios Academy Master Plan. EUSD administrators were joined by Board of Education members, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Members, community partners, educators, and other supporters to celebrate the […]

State of the school District address: accentuating the positives


The Escondido Union School District held its 4th annual State of the District address on Monday, with Supt. Luis Rankin-Ibarra leading the celebration of the schools’ positives. Held in the smaller of the two California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s auditoriums, it began with a performance by the Rose Elementary Schools’ dance troupe: Ignite.  Deputy Supt. Leila Sackfield introduced the […]

Bear Valley MS students raise money for two-story mural

At Bear Valley Middle School, the ASB team saved money for three years in order to make their raging bear mural happen.  “It was a long journey to raise the money, get approval, and finally see the production of our stunning mural,” said ASB, AVID, and Yearbook teacher Denise Van Doorn. “The end production was even more spectacular than we […]

Dr. Martin Casas honored as Secondary Principal of the Year

The Escondido Union High School District this week announced that Dr. Martin Casas is being honored as Secondary Principal of the Year by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), Region 18 for San Diego and Imperial counties. He will receive the award at the 18th Annual ACSA Honoring Our Own Awards Dinner in San Diego on April 25. According […]


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