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School Stories

Stories and Information on local schools and students

Pacific Ridge School Turns 10
7 months ago

Pacific Ridge School Turns 10

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Pacific Ridge School is celebrating its 10th anniversary with 10 weeks of themed festivities. Themes include ethical responsibility, arts, academic excellence, athletics, community, science and technology, and global engagement, among …
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Carlsbad Schools Excel in Journalism Competition
7 months ago

Carlsbad Schools Excel in Journalism Competition

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Highest Honor

Students from Carlsbad High School (CHSTV), Valley Middle School (VMSTV), and Aviara Oaks Middle School (Falcon News) received top national honors at the 2017 Student Television Network (STN) …
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Plant, Grow, and Eat at the San Diego County Fair
7 months ago

Plant, Grow, and Eat at the San Diego County Fair

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The San Diego County Fair’s Plant*Grow*Eat program teaches elementary school students about the connection between agriculture and nutrition. After planting their seeds, watering, weeding their plants, and watching their garden …
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Local Students Fundraise for Girls’ Education in India
7 months ago

Local Students Fundraise for Girls’ Education in India

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A Million Knots

Pacific Ridge School students who are part of a student-led service learning group called A Million Knots recently raised approximately $10,000 at their fashion show to fund …
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2017 Don Diego Scholarships
10 months ago

2017 Don Diego Scholarships

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The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation will offer a record total of $65,000 in 2017 college scholarships to 27 outstanding students who reside in San Diego County and have participated in …
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Leadership Academy Accepting Applications
10 months ago

Leadership Academy Accepting Applications

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Carlsbad residents in 9th through 12th grade attending any high school are invited to apply for the spring session of the Carlsbad Student Leader Academy (CSLA). The program strives to address issues …
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Local Students Take a Different Kind of Final Exam
12 months ago

Local Students Take a Different Kind of Final Exam

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The Gratitude Workshop

Sage Creek High School English teachers Corrie Myers and Sarah Hunter took a leap of faith and created a new kind of final exam for their senior …
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Local Teens Win Don Diego Awards
1 year ago

Local Teens Win Don Diego Awards

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Carlsbad residents Amy Gload and Courtney Ouellette were two of 12 recipients of Don Diego scholarships this year. The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation has awarded a total of $40,500 in college …
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Local Students Win Honorable Mention at National Gala
1 year ago

Local Students Win Honorable Mention at National Gala

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A Safer World

Two Aviara Oaks Middle School students won an honorable mention for their project at the ProjectCSGIRLS National Gala this summer. The ProjectCSGIRLS competition challenges participants in sixth …
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Youth Leadership Council
1 year ago

Youth Leadership Council

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The Mitchell Thorp Foundation (MTF) is now accepting applications for their Fall 2016 Youth Leadership Council, a group which seeks to help local students grow life skills through community service …
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