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Reporting live from Carlsbad High School: A spotlight on CHSTV

Reporting live from Carlsbad High School: A spotlight on CHSTV

Michele Leivas

October 18, 2016

Carlsbad High School's news channel — CHSTV — is not the first of its kind, but it is one of the best, as its award-winning coverage attests.

New building takes shape at San Dieguito as school marks 80 years

New building takes shape at San Dieguito as school marks 80 years


Michele Leivas

September 16, 2016

San Dieguito High School Academy students returned to many familiar sites when the new school year began at the end of August — including the now-familiar views of construction on campus. The ongoing construction is part of a master renovation project of the school, which began in earnest in January and is scheduled to continue through 2017.

San Dieguito district names interim superintendent

North Coast Current

June 2, 2016

San Dieguito Union High School District trustees named a current administrator June 2 to hold the superintendent’s seat as the search continues for a permanent leader. Eric Dill will begin his term as interim superintendent on July 1, according to a school district announcement. His selection is...

Carlsbad launches leadership academy for high school students

North Coast Current

June 2, 2016

The city of Carlsbad and local educational organizations and institutions have launched a Carlsbad Student Leader Academy. Carlsbad students in grades nine through 12 attending any high school can apply online for the inaugural session. The leadership development program is the result of a collaboration...

2016 kicks off major construction at San Dieguito Academy

2016 kicks off major construction at San Dieguito Academy

Michele Leivas

February 11, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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 10, 2014

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,...

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