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Encinitas to purchase Pacific View school site for $10 million

Encinitas to purchase Pacific View school site for $10 million

Ellen Wright

March 27, 2014


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, Top Stories

The Encinitas Union School District and Encinitas City Council revealed the terms of an agreement to purchase the Pacific View school property March 27. The city agreed to pay $10 million for the 2.8-acre site in order to keep it public under its current zoning. The city also agreed to keep the historic...

District to pursue Encinitas’ Pacific View offer

North Coast Current

March 21, 2014


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

Encinitas Union School District trustees will pursue an offer from the city of Encinitas to purchase the Pacific View Elementary School property, according to a district staff member on March 21. The district board met at 2:30 p.m. March 21 to consider a last-ditch, confidential bid for the long-closed...

City seeks meeting with district over Pacific View property

City seeks meeting with district over Pacific View property

North Coast Current

March 13, 2014


Filed under COASTLINE, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia

The Encinitas City Council unanimously agreed March 12 to seek a last-ditch meeting with the Encinitas Union School District before a planned auction of the shuttered Pacific View Elementary School property. The action came a day after residents converged on a school board meeting to call for the district to sell the property to the city rather than auctio...

Pacific View school site auction goes on despite protests

Pacific View school site auction goes on despite protests

Ellen Wright

March 12, 2014


Filed under COASTLINE, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia

Residents gathered at the Encinitas Union School District Board of Trustees meeting March 11 to express their concern over the sale of the long-closed Pacific View Elementary School. The bluff-top property was closed in 2003 due to aging facilities and low enrollment, district Superintendent Tim Baird...

No surplus of debate in Pacific View school quandary: Opinions differ on state act as online campaign builds

No surplus of debate in Pacific View school quandary: Opinions differ on state act as online campaign builds

Alex Groves

February 27, 2014


Filed under Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Region, Top Stories

The battle over an unoccupied Encinitas school site rages on as the Encinitas Union School District has set the property up for auction in March with a minimum bid of $9.5 million, sparking a grassroots movement to preserve the property that has City Council members and school district officials alike...

Pacific View options still murky for city of Encinitas

Pacific View options still murky for city of Encinitas

Jessica LaFontaine

January 24, 2014


Filed under Education, Encinitas, K-12, Top Stories

The Encinitas City Council discussed and voted on Jan. 15 to continue pursuing an ongoing topic – the purchase of the Pacific View School property currently owned by the Encinitas Union School District. The 2.6-acre seaside property is located at 608 Third Street. Discussions continued at a City...

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...

Getting to the Common Core: Local educators adopt new philosophy in learning

Getting to the Common Core: Local educators adopt new philosophy in learning

Paige Nelson

October 24, 2013


Filed under Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Solana Beach, Top Stories

STAR testing in California public schools is history, thanks to new legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Oct. 2. The bill eliminates the traditional standardized test and replaces it with a new, computerized assessment aligned with national Common Core standards. The former exams were administered...

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

School buys NCT building; open house Sept. 26

Alex Groves

September 22, 2013


Filed under Business, Education, ENTERPRISE, Escondido, K-12, Region

The sale of the old North County Times building to The Classical Academy of Escondido officially went through Sept. 12, and school officials are now working to prepare the facility to be a school. The sale comes following an extended escrow period. The school was waiting for the allocation of necessary...

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...

Yoga fight highlights ABCs of innovation: Area school officials weigh challenges of building programs

Yoga fight highlights ABCs of innovation: Area school officials weigh challenges of building programs

Paige Nelson

August 16, 2013


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, Olivenhain, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

In wrapping up a lawsuit that brought national media attention to Encinitas in recent months, Judge John Meyer of the San Diego Superior Court ruled yoga fit for public schools. Encinitas Union School District Superintendent Timothy Baird said it’s the first districtwide yoga program and also quite...

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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