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School Stories

Stories and Information on local schools and students

Fiske Family Foundation Donates $50,000 to the PUSD Foundation
2 weeks ago

Fiske Family Foundation Donates $50,000 to the PUSD Foundation

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The Fiske Family Foundation has donated $50,000 to the Poway Unified School District (PUSD) Foundation to support the district’s immediate nutrition and distance learning needs in the wake of the …
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Students Collaborate for Robotics Competitions
2 months ago

Students Collaborate for Robotics Competitions

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Technical Team-Up

Local FIRST Robotics students celebrated a number of successes late last year, winning multiple awards with their competitive robot. Mechanical Advantage Team 16884 finished in first place at …
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National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
4 months 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
4 months 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
6 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
6 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
8 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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