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PUSD Volunteer of the Year
2 years ago

PUSD Volunteer of the Year

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WVHS Volunteer Among Those to Receive District Honors

Cathy Rongey of Westview High School is among the three recently named 2017 PUSD Volunteers of the Year. Rachel Allums of Twin …
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MVMS Quiz Bowl Team Excels in Nationals
2 years ago

MVMS Quiz Bowl Team Excels in Nationals

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The Mesa Verde Middle School (MVMS) Quiz Bowl team placed 21st out of 160 teams from across the country at the Quiz Bowl National Championship Tournament in Dallas, TX, in …
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Sundance Elementary’s New STEAM Lab
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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