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‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

Adam Burkhart

June 17, 2015

On a recent Sunday, a couple of hours before the hosts and crew of “The IntelleXual Podcast” were to celebrate their 100th episode with a live taping at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego, they gathered at the Palace Bar just around the corner. “Stimulating conversations is what...

Point of View: Principals, principles and politics

Roman S. Koenig

November 7, 2014

This season’s election netted some interesting results, from the campaign for Encinitas’ first elected mayor to the unseating of a longtime high school board trustee. Are these contests — the mayor’s seat and the San Dieguito Union High School District board — a sign of what’s to come in...

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,...

Teen honored with special award: Donate Don’t Dump program continues to help those in need

Teen honored with special award: Donate Don’t Dump program continues to help those in need

Debbie L. Sklar

August 20, 2014

Encinitas teen Gabrielle Posard’s mission to feed the hungry may have started out as a small project sketched on a napkin in 2009, but today her organization, Donate Don’t Dump, distributes more than 20,000 pounds of donated food monthly to struggling families and seniors. Gabrielle, 17, has d...

Youths’ nonprofit earns national award

North Coast Current

August 12, 2014

Donate Don’t Dump, a campaign to get surplus and short-dated food to the hungry rather than sending it to landfills, received the Environmental Protection Agency’s President’s Environmental Youth Award, the EPA announced Aug. 12. The effort is the brainchild of San Dieguito Academy student Gabrielle...

New field ready for play at San Dieguito Academy

New field ready for play at San Dieguito Academy

Jessica LaFontaine

January 23, 2014

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...

Student sculptors vie for Kickstarter capital

Student sculptors vie for Kickstarter capital

Helen Hawes

January 18, 2013

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...

School district ready to start projects

School district ready to start projects

Alex Groves

January 15, 2013

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

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

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

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...

Bond for an icon: District aims for balance

Bond for an icon: District aims for balance

Mike Lewis

August 16, 2012

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...

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