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2016 kicks off major construction at San Dieguito Academy

2016 kicks off major construction at San Dieguito Academy

Michele Leivas

February 11, 2016


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Students, faculty, administration and staff of San Dieguito High School Academy will see some major changes at their campus this year. The campus, which dates back to the 1930s, is undergoing extensive construction that will result in a new math and science building. The new classroom facilities are...

Carlsbad High School dance team earns top honors in competition

Carlsbad High School dance team earns top honors in competition

North Coast Current

February 6, 2016


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Carlsbad High School’s varsity dance team won top honors the weekend of Jan. 30 and 31 during the World School Cheer/Dance Competition at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida, the team announced. The Lancer Dancers received first-place world rankings as the overall highest scoring team...

MiraCosta College announces plans to hire 14 full-time faculty this year

North Coast Current

February 5, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Education, Encinitas, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Oceanside, Region

MiraCosta College seeks 14 tenure-track faculty members this year as it works to support a growing student population, the college announced in a Feb. 5 news release. MiraCosta reported its largest credit enrollment ever at more than 15,000 students this spring, according to the announcement. With...

Encinitas school district wins $688,000 water awareness grant

North Coast Current

June 11, 2015


Filed under Encinitas, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

The Encinitas Union School District received a $688,000 grant for the Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools, aimed at reducing storm water runoff and encouraging conservation efforts, the district announced June 9. All projects under the grant, also known as DROPS, must have an education/outreach...

Grauer School expeditions offer much more than ‘chalk and talk’

Grauer School expeditions offer much more than ‘chalk and talk’

Debbie L. Sklar

November 21, 2014


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

For some schools, building a rigorous education model requires a meticulous balance — and more. Take the Encinitas-based Grauer School, which is best known for balancing Socratic and discovery-based learning with rigorous college preparation. Founded in 1991, the school has 150 students and offers...

Longtime high school district trustee loses seat; replacement to serve on two boards

North Coast Current

November 5, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, K-12, Leucadia, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Olivenhain, Politics, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, Solana Beach

Longtime San Dieguito Union High School District Trustee Barbara Groth lost her seat in the Nov. 4 election, according to preliminary returns from the San Diego County registrar of voters. Groth came in fourth in a race for three seats on the Board of Trustees. Her replacement, Maureen “Mo” Muir,...

MiraCosta College marks 80th anniversary with new facilities, reflections on success

MiraCosta College marks 80th anniversary with new facilities, reflections on success

Debbie L. Sklar

September 9, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Oceanside, Region

In 1934, actress Jean Harlow was starring on the silver screen, Time magazine’s Man of the Year was Franklin D. Roosevelt and the St. Louis Cardinals were the World Series champs. In North County, the new MiraCosta College was opening its doors to slightly more than 100 excited students. Today,...

Ada Harris band finishes year strong with concert

Ada Harris band finishes year strong with concert

Stephanie Malone

May 31, 2014


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Education, Encinitas, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Proud parents and supporters filled the Ada Harris Elementary School auditorium, clapping as the lights dimmed and members of the Wildcat Band made their entrance through the side doors. Dressed in their black and white formal best, the Beginning Band members took their seats on stage and waited for...

New field ready for play at San Dieguito Academy

New field ready for play at San Dieguito Academy

Jessica LaFontaine

January 23, 2014


Filed under Encinitas, High School Sports, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

San Dieguito Academy students recently played their first game on a new athletic field, constructed thanks to the recent series of school construction bonds issued by the San Dieguito Union High School District in April 2013. Voters in the district approved Proposition AA – a $449 million bond measure...

School’s journalism class back this fall

School’s journalism class back this fall

Jessica LaFontaine

September 5, 2013


Filed under Education, K-12, La Costa, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

La Costa Canyon High School will no longer be removing the journalism class that produces the school newspaper, MavLife, from the class schedule. Instead, the class will be combined with the broadcasting journalism class, which produces the school television newscast. Classes resumed Aug. 27. Anthony...

San Dieguito superintendent set to retire

San Dieguito superintendent set to retire

Heather Rushall

May 24, 2013


Filed under Education, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

San Dieguito Union High School District Superintendent Ken Noah says he’s excited to travel and do volunteer work following his retirement at the end of June. Noah joined the district as superintendent in July 2008 after spending 33 years in the education system in Oregon. After completing his undergraduate...

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