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School Stories

Stories and Information on local schools and students

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
1 month ago

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

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Five Poway High School students were recently named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: Katherine Downs, Nicholas Middelberg, Diego Rios Brady, Joseph Salamy, and Christine …
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Speech Contest for High School Students
1 month ago

Speech Contest for High School Students

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Local high school students are invited to participate in American Association of University Women (AAUW) Poway-Peñasquitos branch’s annual speech contest. The contest will take place Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, with …
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Poway Student Engineers Awarded
3 months ago

Poway Student Engineers Awarded

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Poway High School Society of Women Engineers Next Club (PHS SWENext) recently won the Design Lab Community Engagement Challenge Grand Prize Award. The challenge asked teams to develop a …
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Michele Ward Joins Tierra Bonita Elementary School
3 months ago

Michele Ward Joins Tierra Bonita Elementary School

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PUSD Welcomes New Principal

Poway Unified School District’s Tierra Bonita Elementary School began the new semester with a new principal. Michele Ward previously served as Assistant Principal and CoPrincipal at …
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Local School Recognized
5 months ago

Local School Recognized

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Maranatha Christian Schools (MCS) was recently voted the #1 Best Private School in the Best of North Inland 2019 Reader’s Poll, hosted by the Pomerado News.

“It is a high …
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Creekside Robotics Achievements
12 months ago

Creekside Robotics Achievements

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Creekside Elementary School’s FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Team Astrobots recently competed at the Southern California FLL Championship. Team Astrobots includes Anika Bose, Sonia Dingankar, Deren Erdem, Zoe Reich, Shreya Risal, …
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2019 Don Diego Scholarships
12 months ago

2019 Don Diego Scholarships

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Applications are open for the Don Diego Scholarship Foundation’s 2019 scholarships, offering a total of $66,000 to 28 outstanding students who reside in San Diego County and have participated in …
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Local Students Succeed in Robotics Competitions
12 months ago

Local Students Succeed in Robotics Competitions

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Designed to Win

Meadowbrook Middle School’s robotics program has had a very successful season competing in FIRST LEGO League. Head Coaches Stacy Ganzer and Vaidehi Puntambekar oversaw a record eight …
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Abraxas High School Receives Garden Club Awards
1 year ago

Abraxas High School Receives Garden Club Awards

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School Garden Recognized

Abraxas High School’s garden recently won a number of awards recognizing the hard work and outstanding results by students, staff, and community volunteers. Poway Valley Garden Club …
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New Poway Principals
1 year ago

New Poway Principals

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Two Poway schools are welcoming new principals for the upcoming school year. “Poway Unified School District is proud to have such talented, passionate, and inspirational educators joining our school district …
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