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Sundance Elementary’s New STEAM Lab
3 weeks ago

Sundance Elementary’s New STEAM Lab

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Sundance Elementary School held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of its new science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) lab in March. Janet Hubka, CEO of Ilus …
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Westview Students Create Innovative Nonprofit
3 weeks ago

Westview Students Create Innovative Nonprofit

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San Diego Coding

Westview High School students Ronak Shah and Nir Levin have dedicated themselves to sharing their technical knowledge by founding San Diego Code (SDC), a nonprofit organization dedicated …
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PUSD District Classified Employees of the Year
3 weeks ago

PUSD District Classified Employees of the Year

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Sunset Hills Employees Receive District Honors

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) has named Sunset Hills Elementary School Administrative Assistant Bridgette Padilla and Finance Department Budget Analyst Linda Farmer as …
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St. Michael’s School Academic Decathlon Team Wins Competition
3 weeks ago

St. Michael’s School Academic Decathlon Team Wins Competition

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St. Michael’s School earned first place overall out of 21 schools at the 21st Annual San Diego Diocese Academic Junior High Decathlon Competition in March, qualifying them to compete in the …
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District Teacher of the Year
3 weeks ago

District Teacher of the Year

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Westview Teacher is One of Three to Receive PUSD Honors

Westview High School art teacher Keith Opstad was recently selected as one of the three 2017 District Teachers of the …
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PQ Students Read, Imagine, and Create
3 weeks ago

PQ Students Read, Imagine, and Create

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Two Mesa Verde Middle School students were recognized for their artwork at the 2017 Read-Imagine-Create awards ceremony in April. In the annual program, participating students read works of Emily Dickinson’s, re-imagine images and …
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PUSD Scores High on State Dashboard
3 weeks ago

PUSD Scores High on State Dashboard

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The California Department of Education recently released new evaluation rubrics and the California School Dashboard as a way to measure student performance and give a more comprehensive look at overall …
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MCHS Honored as Gold Ribbon School
3 weeks ago

MCHS Honored as Gold Ribbon School

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Mt. Carmel High School (MCHS) was one of four Poway Unified School District (PUSD) schools to be named a 2017 California Gold Ribbon School. The Gold Ribbon Awards, which are …
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MVMS Team Shines at Quiz Tournament 
3 months ago

MVMS Team Shines at Quiz Tournament 

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Mesa Verde Middle School was selected as the National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) Middle School Team of the Week in late January. The Mesa Verde team, which consists of eighth graders Andrew Jia, James …
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New PUSD Superintendent
3 months ago

New PUSD Superintendent

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After a nationwide search, the Poway Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Marian Kim-Phelps as the new superintendent from a pool of 91 applicants. She will not only …
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