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Encinitas leaders, regional expert weigh family ties on Nov. 8 ballot

Ernesto Lopez

October 30, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, ELECTION 2016, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, San Diego County

The Bushes have two U.S. presidents in their family. The Clintons may just have two, depending on the outcome of November’s election. And in the city of Encinitas, the Gaspars might also be in a position to join this form of family political lineage.

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


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

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


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

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.

Encinitas school farm program earns organic certification

North Coast Current

September 15, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, Encinitas, Food, Health, K-12, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Olivenhain

The Encinitas Union School District’s educational farms have marked a milestone with certification by the California Certified Organic Farmers group, the district announced Sept. 15.

County Fair’s Student Showcase says farewell to Neil Bruington

County Fair’s Student Showcase says farewell to Neil Bruington

Michele Leivas

July 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, NORTH COAST LIFE, North County, Region, San Diego County

San Diegans bid a fond farewell to this year’s San Diego County Fair, from the bacon-wrapped fried everything to the rides and games. This year, the Student Showcase says a more heartfelt goodbye to its coordinator, Neil Bruington.

San Dieguito district names interim superintendent

North Coast Current

June 2, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, K-12, La Costa, Leucadia, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, North County, Olivenhain, Rancho Santa Fe, Region

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


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

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...

San Dieguito adult education merges with MiraCosta

North Coast Current

March 22, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, LATEST NEWS, Oceanside, Region, Solana Beach

Longtime adult-education provider San Dieguito Union High School District is on track to merge its program with MiraCosta College’s continuing education division, MiraCosta announced March 22.

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...

La Costa Canyon football hoping team chemistry pays dividends

La Costa Canyon football hoping team chemistry pays dividends

Patrick Carr

November 4, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, K-12, La Costa, SPORTS

Every day is a busy day at La Costa Canyon High. Tennis matches, band practice and cheerleading practice are just a few things one sees on the 88-acre campus in south Carlsbad. Walk past the tennis courts and down to the right, and one finds themselves in the football stadium, where 2,000 home fans...

Carlsbad Educational Foundation names new executive

North Coast Current

February 18, 2015


Filed under Carlsbad, Education, K-12, LATEST NEWS

The Carlsbad Educational Foundation named Michelle J. Ginn as its new CEO on Feb. 17 following a unanimous board vote, the organization announced. Ginn brings a mix of business experience and community involvement to the position, according to the foundation’s statement. She was most recently dir...

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