Final notices for the proposed layoffs at R. Roger School will be issued on May 15 and parents and teachers continue to speak out about the potential impacts of Rancho Santa Fe School District Superintendent Donna Tripi’s plan to “realign and reset.” On March 15, preliminary layoff notices went...
The San Diego Middle School Debate League is barely a year old, but it’s gained lots of momentum in that short time.
State judge to rule by May 7 on district’s proposal to reduce work force.
The theme for the Canyon Crest Academy fundraiser is MixTape and will feature ’80s music, a delicious catered dinner, a live auction, an online auction, and signature ’80s cocktails. Comedian London Brown is scheduled to appear at the gala.
Bishop's team headed to state championship.
Torrey Pines High School’s Freshman Academic Team finished the regular season undefeated (6-0) in the Inland Division of the North Country Academic League.
The Rancho Santa Fe School District will pay $424,000 for a system of electronic locks for classroom doors and perimeter fencing at its R. Roger Rowe campus.
A plan to balance the Rancho Santa Fe School District’s budget by laying off 17 full- and part-time teachers in the 2019-20 school year drew fire from a number of parents at a school board meeting on Thursday, March 14.
Last summer, Jeff Owen, a social science teacher at Torrey Pines High School and the head of the school’s PALs organization (an acronym for Peer Assistant Listeners) read 2002 grad and Encinitas resident Sebastian Slovin’s book “Ashes in the Ocean.”
Torrey Pines High School is hosting Coach C’s Walk Against Cancer on Saturday, March 30 honoring members of the Falcon family who have been impacted by cancer.
The San Dieguito Union High School District board approved a new agreement with the San Dieguito Faculty Association (SDFA), resulting in a 1 percent pay increase retroactive to July 1, 2018. At the board’s March 7 meeting, they approved both the salary increases and the second interim budget for...
Rancho Santa Fe community members have asked questions and expressed fears to the Rancho Santa Fe School District board following the layoff notices issued to 19 members of the certificated teaching staff at R. Roger Rowe School last week. At the board’s March 8 special meeting, President Sarah...
A Solana Santa Fe sixth grader successfully brought gaga pits to his school.
Students from Canyon Crest Academy won the Garibaldi Bowl Feb. 23, a regional ocean science academic competition that is part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB).
In its efforts to close a budget deficit, the Rancho Santa Fe School District board will consider layoffs of a number of certificated employees. Superintendent Donna Tripi made the recommendation to potentially eliminate all literacy teaching positions, three elementary school classroom positions,...
The Rancho Santa Fe School District will pursue an access control system, adding electronic locks to every campus door to help keep students, teachers and staff safe. A vote on a bid is expected to happen next month.
The Solana Beach School District is taking steps toward implementing a comprehensive and innovative social and emotional learning program in the coming school year that supports all students. The continuum of services aims to provide all students with relationship skills, connections to a trusted...
The Canyon Crest Academy Robo Ravens team 7159 recently participated in the San Diego FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) League Championship at San Diego Jewish Academy.
R. Roger Rowe School teachers are looking for a cost of living increase in their salaries as contract negotiations continue between the district and the Rancho Santa Fe Faculty Association (RSFA). At the school board’s Feb. 7 meeting, teachers told the board that as they make decisions regarding...
R. Roger Rowe School parents have expressed frustration that the plan to install electronic locks on all school doors and gates appears to have stalled. At the Feb. 7 Rancho Santa Fe School District board meeting, parents urged the board to move forward in implementing an access control system...
R. Roger Rowe fifth graders collected donations of blankets and funds to purchase supplies for the Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter.
Bela Gowda, a Rancho Santa Fe seventh grader at The Bishop's School, donated 1,000 books and $500 to The African Library Project.
This year, the Trojan League is sponsoring its first-ever gala called Trojans in the Paddock to mark its 50th anniversary and boost fundraising for more scholarship dollars. The event takes place Saturday, March 2, at 4 p.m. at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
Billing receives California School Boards Association’s inaugural Golden Quill Award, recognizing the essential role journalists play in increasing understanding of public schools.
Artesana residents feel that they are being “pushed out” of the Pacific Highlands Ranch community and sent to Solana Santa Fe Elementary School in Rancho Santa Fe rather than their neighborhood school.
A group of Canyon Crest Academy students have set out to help their younger peers find educational success by volunteering for tutoring services on the weekends. CCA's Tutor Outreach Club was founded last year after the students were influenced by an East Coast nonprofit called Inspire, which works...
The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) high school selection window for the 2019-2020 school year will open on Feb. 14, 2019 at 8 a.m. and will close on March 1, 2019 at 4 p.m. During the high school selection window, all current SDUHSD 8th grade students must select the high school...
Cathedral Catholic High School dedicated the new Daniel and Mary McSweeney Engineering building at a ceremony on Jan. 9.
The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is offering $66,000 in 2019 college scholarships to 28 outstanding students who reside in the San Diego area and have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
R. Roger Rowe Middle School student Luke Renda recently won third place in the countywide Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation essay contest.
R. Roger Rowe student Luke Labrum's artwork was picked to be featured in the San Diego County Air Pollution Control District's 2019 calendar.
Beth Hergesheimer will remain president of the San Dieguito Union High School District board as the board voted in favor of her continuing in the leadership role at its organizational meeting on Dec. 13. Mo Muir, who will continue to serve as the board vice president, made the motion for Hergesheimer...
Amid ongoing conversations around the supervision of students on the playground, the Rancho Santa Fe School District board approved the hiring of new part time paraprofessional position to help with playground supervision at its Dec. 13 board meeting. Interim Superintendent Kim Pinkerton made the...
The Rancho Santa Fe School District board approved a three-year contract for new superintendent Donna Tripi at its Dec. 13 meeting. Tripi, who has over 30 years of experience in education, has been the principal of La Jolla Elementary School since 1999. Tripi will be paid $190,000 in annual salary...
Sarah Neal is the new president of the Rancho Santa Fe School District board
Solana Santa Fe third graders show off their park designs at Parktopia exhibition.
Principal Donna Tripi was selected from a nationwide pool of 23 candidates to lead the Rancho Santa Fe district, which enrolled 639 students last year and consists of one elementary school and one middle school.
The San Dieguito Union School District board and staff walked out of the board room during a meeting on Nov. 1 as SDUHSD President Beth Hergesheimer said she could not get control over public comment. This was not the first time where public comment led to an issue at a meeting, but leaving the...
Rancho Santa Fe elementary and middle school continued to outperform the county and state on their 2018 Smarter Balanced Assessment tests.
At the San Dieguito Union High School District’s Nov. 1 meeting, parents, students and staff had some tough conversations following two tragic incidents at Canyon Crest Academy. The high school experienced the suicide of a student on Oct. 25 and an incident in which a student harmed himself on...
A R. Roger Rowe School parent has requested that the RSF District not only hire additional paraprofessionals to provide proper supervision of students at recess but also that all playground supervision staff is professionally trained on social and emotional issues.
The unofficial results from the races from the Nov. 6 election.
The Rancho Santa Fe School District board will be interviewing the top candidates for its vacant superintendent position from Oct. 30 through Nov. 6. At the Oct. 16 board meeting, RSF School Board President Tyler Seltzer said they are looking for excellence. A total of 23 candidates applied for...
Three seats are up for election Nov. 6
The Rancho Santa Fe School District is considering the installation of an access control system at R. Roger Rowe campus.
SDUHSD President Beth Hergesheimer said that Haley was selected after a nationwide search this summer due to his leadership qualities, school finance acumen, special education background, and curriculum and program development capabilities.
The Solana Beach School District board has opted not to move forward with building an eighth school in Pacific Highlands Ranch in order to handle the influx of students coming from accelerated home-building in the community.
Three of the five Rancho Santa Fe School candidates took part in a forum moderated by the League of Women Voters on Oct. 9.
Five candidates are vying for two seats on the Rancho Santa Fe School District board.
A Rancho Santa Fe School board candidate forum will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 9 a.m. at the R. Roger Rowe Performing Arts Center.