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National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
1 month ago

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

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A number of local students were recently named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: Mt. Carmel High School students Kendra Gregg and Isaiah Kim, as …
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Speech Contest for High School Students
1 month ago

Speech Contest for High School Students

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Local high school students are invited to participate in American Association of University Women (AAUW) Poway-Peñasquitos branch’s annual speech contest. The contest will take place Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, with …
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Destination Imagination
3 months ago

Destination Imagination

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Destination Imagination (DI) develops critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through DI “Challenges,” published in September. Teams collaborate for several months to develop unique challenge solutions, which are then showcased …
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Local Students Attend Problem-Solving World Finals
8 months ago

Local Students Attend Problem-Solving World Finals

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Odyssey of the Mind

Black Mountain Middle School’s (BMMS) Odyssey of the Mind team recently qualified to represent Poway Unified School District in the organization’s world finals. Odyssey of the …
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Local Schools Recognized
10 months ago

Local Schools Recognized

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Poway Unified School District was recently named San Diego County’s California Exemplary District awardee for 2019, recognizing the district’s positive culture and emphasis on student and family engagement. “Poway Unified …
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Local School Wins International Award
12 months ago

Local School Wins International Award

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Adobe Bluffs Elementary School recently received the Confucius Classroom of the Year award, presented at the 13th Annual Confucius Institute Global Conference in Chengdu, China. Principal Edward Park and a …
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2019 Don Diego Scholarships
12 months ago

2019 Don Diego Scholarships

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Applications are open for the Don Diego Scholarship Foundation’s 2019 scholarships, offering a total of $66,000 to 28 outstanding students who reside in San Diego County and have participated in …
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Teacher of the Year
1 year ago

Teacher of the Year

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San Diego County Office of Education and San Diego County Credit Union recently named the five San Diego County Teachers of the Year at the 28th Annual Cox Presents: A …
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PUSD Volunteers of the Year Recognized for Years of Dedication
1 year ago

PUSD Volunteers of the Year Recognized for Years of Dedication

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Supporting Local Students

Poway Unified School District (PUSD) recently recognized community members who have made a big difference in local schools. The 2018 PUSD Volunteers of the Year are Krissa …
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Park Village Elementary Recognized
2 years ago

Park Village Elementary Recognized

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92129’s Park Village Elementary School, along with Monterey Ridge Elementary School and Willow Grove Elementary School in 92127, were recently honored by the California Department of Education’s Distinguished Schools Program. …
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