All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa Middle School' (10)

La Mesa Schools

New Arts Academy Comes To Life

LA MESA -- The streets were busier. The school buildings were suddenly more full than they had been in years.

On Thursday, the new La Mesa Arts Academy at La Mesa Middle School opened for its first official day, bringing a new grade four through eight…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 14, 2014 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Philanthropy

Community Walk Saturday For Boys & Girls Club

LA MESA -- The effort to fund a new Boys & Girls Club on the campus of La Mesa Middle School is taking a different track this week -- literally.

Planners for a 5K Walkathon to be held Saturday were busy meeting Monday morning at…


Added by Gina Garcia on March 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

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Hearts Go Out To School's Supporters

LA MESA -- There is a lot of change in the air at La Mesa Middle…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

Arts Academy Displays First Program

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LA MESA -- All week, the participants in the new La Mesa Arts Academy moved from class to class,…


Added by Gina Garcia on July 12, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District

Board To Superintendent: Study "Magnet" Schools Now

LA MESA -- Attending La Mesa-Spring Valley School Board meetings in recent years has been painful - filled with layoffs and financial lamentations, rising class sizes and other struggles.



Added by La Mesa Today on October 2, 2012 at 9:38pm — 1 Comment

Police Arrest Teen In School Threats

Juvenile, 14, Arrested For School Threats

LA MESA -- La Mesa Police Thursday night arrested a 14-year-old La Mesa Middle School student who had made specific threats against teachers and other student.

Police said a gun was found in a search of the youth's home, but there was no evidence a gun had been ever taken to the school.…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 9, 2012 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

City Council

All Here Agree: Prop L Takes The Budget Cake

LA MESA -- City staff went through the annual ritual of presenting the budget -- a two-year forecasting document -- and it quickly became clear to all who were listening that Proposition L is shielding the Jewel of the Hills from some of the pain being suffered in other municipalities.

If there was any…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Car Show To Pay 100 Percent Of City Costs

LA MESA – The City Council approved an application for the Downtown Merchants Association to host the Thursday night car shows this…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 24, 2011 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa/Spring Valley Schools

Sixth Grades May Be Moving Back To Elementary Schools

LA MESA - The impact of the state budget crisis continues to take its toll on local schools.

In an appparent cost saving move, the La Mesa/Spring Valley school district is expected to move its sixth graders back to elementary campuses in September.

The move, which has not been officially…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 18, 2011 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Teaching Character One Play at a Time

By Chris Lavin

LA MESA – It is 7:30 a.m. and the first soccer game of the day has already begun on the La Mesa Middle School field just off Parks Avenue.

There was a time, not many years ago, when America associated sports with character development and discipline. That was before frantic specialization; overzealous parents and the quest for scholarships – not to mention professional sports anti-role model proliferation – tainted the games a… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on January 26, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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