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San Diego Oasis wins $5,000 grant from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change

San Diego Oasis wins $5,000 grant from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change

North Coast Current

June 11, 2019


Filed under Escondido, NEIGHBORS, North County, Region, San Diego County

Local community organization San Diego Oasis, with a North County base in Escondido, received a $5,000 grant as a Top 5 regional nonprofit from Harrah’s All-In 4 Change program, the group announced June 11.

Fun ways to keep kids’ minds active in summer

Fun ways to keep kids’ minds active in summer

StatePoint

June 8, 2019


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

A vacation from school is no excuse for a vacation from thinking. Not only can learning be made fun, but you can avoid a rusty return to school in the fall by keeping kids’ minds active all summer long. Here are a few fun ways to make thinking and learning a priority, while not detracting from the...

High-speed internet access critical for students and job seekers

High-speed internet access critical for students and job seekers

StatePoint

June 8, 2019


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

The job market is rapidly changing thanks to new and emerging technologies. As a result, job training has become highly specialized, even at the high school level. While young people living in urban and suburban communities often benefit from onsite access to the specialized education that they will...

CARLSBAD: Jimmy and Enrique perform at June 20 library event

CARLSBAD: Jimmy and Enrique perform at June 20 library event

June 7, 2019


Filed under Carlsbad, CURRENT EVENTS, Education, K-12

CARLSBAD — A concert by Jimmy and Enrique headlines the Carlsbad City Library Learning Center’s Summer Reading Festival on Thursday, June 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Library Learning Center, 3368 Eureka Place. Admission is free. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Jimmy and Enrique will perform a mix of wo...

Rhoades School announces second Encinitas campus for middle grades

Rhoades School announces second Encinitas campus for middle grades

North Coast Current

May 25, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Education, Encinitas, K-12, Leucadia, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Olivenhain, San Diego County

An additional campus is in the works for The Rhoades School in Encinitas, the school announced May 23. The new 5,300-square-foot middle school facility is set for opening Sept. 3.

SOLANA BEACH: Music education event Feb. 24 features Gregory Page

SOLANA BEACH: Music education event Feb. 24 features Gregory Page

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts, CURRENT EVENTS, Solana Beach

SOLANA BEACH — Local nonprofit Guitars and Ukes in the Classroom hosts a benefit concert in partnership with internationally recognized Irish-Armenian singer-songwriter Gregory Page on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Solana Beach. Tax deductible donations from the event will support free...

Rhoades School students win awards for their Future City designs

Rhoades School students win awards for their Future City designs

North Coast Current

February 19, 2019


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

Students from The Rhoades School in Encinitas recently received awards for their work in a regional competition that gave them the chance to create potential solutions to real-world city problems.

Why vocational education is critical for many young people

Why vocational education is critical for many young people

StatePoint

February 11, 2019


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In this high-tech era where a college degree is positioned as a necessity for success, vocational education is often overlooked. But experts say that a vocational education provides the right experience for many jobs that are currently vacant. Indeed, there are 30 million jobs nationwide that don’t...

How to find and apply for scholarships

How to find and apply for scholarships

StatePoint

February 10, 2019


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Savvy students and families know that scholarships can play an integral role in meeting college costs. To help students and families find and apply for scholarships, Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning and paying for college company, is offering six tips: Get an early start. Apply for schola...

How families today are paying for college

How families today are paying for college

StatePoint

February 10, 2019


Filed under MERCHANTS' SQUARE

The way families pay for college is a good indicator of how much planning takes place before the first tuition bill arrives. A new study by Sallie Mae suggests that while families are feeling confident in their decision-making, nearly 40 percent do not have a plan to pay for college. Last year, family...

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