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School Stories

Stories and Information on local schools and students

New PUSD Leadership
2 weeks ago

New PUSD Leadership

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) recently named new principals at seven of its schools, including Poway’s Abraxas High School. Principal Alain Henry joins Abraxas with a 25-year career in …
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Gayle Kennedy Memorial Scholarship
2 weeks ago

Gayle Kennedy Memorial Scholarship

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Applications for the 2017-2018 Gayle Kennedy Memorial Scholarship will open this November. Offered by the Poway Chapter of the National Charity League Inc., the scholarship is open to high school …
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NCSFA Scholarship Winner
3 months ago

NCSFA Scholarship Winner

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Poway High School student Leif Proctor was one of six recipients of the 2017 North County Society of Fine Arts (NCSFA) scholarships. NCSFA awards scholarships each year to deserving North …
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Volunteer or Donate to Get Involved with Poway High’s Grad Nite
5 months ago

Volunteer or Donate to Get Involved with Poway High’s Grad Nite

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The Poway High School PTSA is preparing to host the Monte Carlo Masquerade-themed Grad Nite for the Class of 2017 on Thursday, June 8. Graduation night is historically one of …
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PUSD Scores High on State Dashboard
5 months 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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St. Michael’s School Academic Decathlon Team Wins Competition
5 months 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 …
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PUSD Names Teachers and Classified Employees of the Year
5 months ago

PUSD Names Teachers and Classified Employees of the Year

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School District Stand-Outs

The Poway Unified School District recently recognized a wide range of local teachers and district employees for the work they do to support local education. Every school …
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New PUSD Superintendent
8 months 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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Titan Insider
9 months ago

Titan Insider

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How Poway Gets Its News

Poway high school’s newspaper has been around since the schools founding in 1961. Its name is The Iliad, named after an ancient Greek text; it …
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PUSD Ranks 10th Highest in State 
10 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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