PB&J Club makes sandwiches for the homeless each week

The PB&J Club at Valley Center High School gathers every Wednesday after school to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless of Interfaith in Escondido.   Recently they took a field trip to Interfaith and toured the shelter, and even met some of the clients they’ve been providing for.  The tour gave the students a glimpse of what […]

Rotary honors firefighters

On Saturday, May 11, Escondido Fire Department Peer Support Team members Mike Mellon, Dom Polito, Craig Tebbe and Chaplain Miles DeBenedictis were honored by the Escondido East Rotary club for “Service Above Self” at their annual Deep Pit barbecue event at Kit Carson Park. The Peer Support Team is part of a trained regional group that provides peer counseling and […]

ECHS students donate to honor fallen firefighter

On May 8, members of CAL FIRE, Escondido Fire and Escondido Police were on hand at Escondido Charter High School when a check for $5,500 was presented to Ashley Iverson from the school’s criminal justice class. In March of this year, the Escondido Charter High School criminal justice class held a fundraiser at Blue Mug Coffee and Tea. Proceeds from […]

High school district addresses “insensitive photo” in SPHS yearbook

  The Escondido High School District this week sent out a statement addressing a page in the San Pasqual High School yearbook that contained a photo that portrayed the World Language Faculty in Mexican sombreros and moustaches. The statement follows in full below: INSENSITIVE PHOTO IN SAN PASQUAL HIGH SCHOOL’S YEARBOOK The 2019 yearbook for San Pasqual High School, “The […]