North Coast Current

Student editor protests demise of newspaper class

Student editor protests demise of newspaper class

Jessica LaFontaine

May 13, 2013


Filed under Education, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

The student staff members of La Costa Canyon High School’s campus newspaper are struggling to keep the course alive for the next school year. After controversial coverage was published in MavLife, the school newspaper, the journalism course was removed for the fall because of low enrollment number...

Growing CSUSM campus enters its 20s

Growing CSUSM campus enters its 20s

Alex Groves

March 1, 2013


Filed under Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, San Marcos

At the time of its creation in 1989, CSU San Marcos was the first comprehensive university to be built in the nation in more than 20 years. It couldn’t have come soon enough for many North County community members, who had felt that a university was sorely needed for students in their area for a long...

Student sculptors vie for Kickstarter capital

Student sculptors vie for Kickstarter capital

Helen Hawes

January 18, 2013


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

Four San Dieguito Academy High School seniors did it without regard for the materials and the cost, with the intent of stirring up the community. But they have to pay for it now. And they’re running out of time. That’s because they’re part of a design team at the school that created a sculpture...

MiraCosta foundation rated among best

MiraCosta foundation rated among best

North Coast Current

January 18, 2013


Filed under Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Oceanside, Region

The MiraCosta College Foundation recently made the 2012 Top-Rated List at GreatNonprofits.org, the college announced Jan. 17. GreatNonprofits.org provides information and reviews about nonprofit organizations in association with GuideStar, which is a database of nonprofit organizations and funding agencie...

School district ready to start projects

School district ready to start projects

Alex Groves

January 15, 2013


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

The San Dieguito Union High School District is ready to move forward on its plan to modernize facilities and improve technology infrastructure since the passage of a $449 million bond measure. The measure – known formally as Proposition AA – was one of several on the ballot in November. Similar...

High school district incumbents win

North Coast Current

November 7, 2012


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

Voters in the San Dieguito Union High School District returned two incumbents to the Board of Trustees on Nov. 6, according to results from the county registrar of voters. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the results show that Joyce Dalessandro and Beth Hergesheimer will retain their seats...

High school, college bonds in doubt

North Coast Current

November 7, 2012


Filed under Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas City Election, Higher Education, K-12, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, Solana Beach

Bond measures in the San Dieguito Union High School and MiraCosta Community College districts were just under the 55 percent approval needed to win as of Nov. 7, according to results from the county registrar of voters. Proposition AA called for the San Dieguito district to issue and sell $449 million in general ob...

Bond key issue in trustees’ race

Bond key issue in trustees’ race

Ken Pagano

September 24, 2012


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

When the voters in the San Dieguito Union High School District go to the polls in November, they’ll be deciding the future of the community. Sharing the ballot this year: four candidates running for two seats on the school board and a $449 million school-construction loan. Proposition AA would...

More digital tools, more decisions for parents in education

StatePoint

September 14, 2012


Filed under Education, K-12, LATEST NEWS, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

As technology evolves, so do the ways children learn in and out of the classroom. With constantly changing tools and trends, teachers can do more to stay up-to-date to help children thrive. Understanding what these changes mean can help parents make important choices for their child’s education. Here...

School marks garden opening

School marks garden opening

North Coast Current

August 17, 2012


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

Paul Ecke Central School celebrates the opening of its garden and new produce shed with the start of school Aug. 20, the Encinitas Unified School District announced. The garden is designed to be a hands-on learning experience for the elementary school’s students, who will learn to grow food through...

Bond for an icon: District aims for balance

Bond for an icon: District aims for balance

Mike Lewis

August 16, 2012


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, Local History, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Politics, Top Stories

For the first time in more than 40 years, the San Dieguito Union High School District has placed a bond measure on the ballot for upgrades and construction at its campuses, including the 75-year-old San Dieguito Academy. The district Board of Trustees voted 4-1 on July 26 to place the general obligation...

Teen honored for environmental work

Teen honored for environmental work

North Coast Current

June 25, 2012


Filed under Carlsbad, Encinitas, K-12, LATEST NEWS, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

San Dieguito Academy student Gabrielle Posard recently received an Action For Nature 2012 International Young Eco-Hero honorable mention for her work with food recycling, the organization announced. Gabrielle, 14, started the nonprofit Donate Don’t Dump, which works with grocery stores to give u...

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