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District Teacher of the Year
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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 
1 year 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
1 year 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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Auction Helps Fund WHS Grad Nite
1 year ago

Auction Helps Fund WHS Grad Nite

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Westview High School’s PTSA is raising funds through an online auction for the Class of 2017’s Grad Nite. Grad Nite is an alcohol-and drug-free event hosted by the PTSA for all …
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PUSD Ranks 10th Highest in State 
1 year ago

PUSD Ranks 10th Highest in State 

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Poway Unified School District (PUSD) ranked 10th out of 455 on the 2017 Best School Districts in California list by Niche, an online resource that helps people discover schools and …
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PUSD Offers Parent Workshops
2 years ago

PUSD Offers Parent Workshops

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) Student Support Services Department is offering a number of affordable parent education classes throughout the school year. The highly acclaimed workshops are open to PUSD …
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Drama Workshop for Children
2 years ago

Drama Workshop for Children

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Westview High School senior Shreya Huigol created the Drama Workshop for Children at the Rancho Peñasquitos Library five years ago and has run it ever since. In the fifth grade, Shreya organized, …
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