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PUSD Ranks 10th Highest in State 
2 months 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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Nighthawk Insider
2 months ago

Nighthawk Insider

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Paving New Career Pathways

By February, Del Norte High students are already gearing up for the next school year by choosing which classes they will be taking. Course Request Forms, …
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Nonprofit Installs Donation Meter at Westwood Elementary
2 months ago

Nonprofit Installs Donation Meter at Westwood Elementary

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Making it Count

A high school student-run nonprofit organization called Make Change Count for Schools (MCCFS) recently installed a donation meter at Westwood Elementary School. The meter is a repurposed …
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DNHS Teacher in the Running for Prestigious Award
2 months ago

DNHS Teacher in the Running for Prestigious Award

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National Teacher of the Year

Del Norte High School (DNHS) special education teacher Megan Gross – who last year won DNHS Teacher of the Year, PUSD Teacher of the Year, …
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Oak Valley Teacher Honored
2 months ago

Oak Valley Teacher Honored

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Oak Valley Middle School math teacher Traci Jackson was named the winner of the Rosenthal Prize for Innovation in Math Teaching, a national contest held by the National Museum of …
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Open House at St. Michael’s School
4 months ago

Open House at St. Michael’s School

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In celebration of Catholic Schools Week, St. Michael’s School invites the public to attend an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will be …
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Local Students Teach Financial Literacy
4 months ago

Local Students Teach Financial Literacy

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Del Norte High School students Gleb Shevchuk, Ariel Crabbe, Jose Corella, Catherine Xi, Isaac Li, Hanna Donovan, and Brianna Mortl started FinLit Learning, an organization that introduces financial literacy to …
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Nighthawk Insider
4 months ago

Nighthawk Insider

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Best Buddies Against Stereotypes

Best Buddies is one out of one hundred clubs at Del Norte, but it proves to be the most inclusive.

What makes Best Buddies so inclusive …
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MCHS Students Compete for National Merit Scholarships
4 months ago

MCHS Students Compete for National Merit Scholarships

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Local Semifinalists

Maranatha Christian High School (MCHS) students Antonio Partida and Jessica Xu were among approximately 165 students from San Diego who were named National Merit semifinalists by the National …
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Turtleback Elementary Receives Education Grant
4 months ago

Turtleback Elementary Receives Education Grant

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Creating Opportunities

Turtleback Elementary School recently received a $5,000 Barona Education Grant from the Barona Band of Mission Indians. The school will use the grant to establish a maker space, …
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