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LA MESA -- Recognizing academic achievement, leadership skills, community service and financial need, the La Mesa Kiwanis Foundation this month awarded $12.000 in college scholarships to graduating seniors at Grossmont, Helix and Chaparral High…Continue
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LA MESA - Last year, La Mesa sixth graders Madeline Garrett and Julianna Mullen saw a man lighting candles and praying in front of their school, Magnolia Science Academy in San Carlos. Curious, the next day they looked more closely at where he had been…Continue
School Board Seeking Baber's Replacement
LA MESA -- Bill Baber's successful run for the La Mesa City Council has created an opening on the La Mesa- Spring Valley School District's Board of Education. On Tuesday, after swearing-in the winners in November's election, the board began the process…Continue
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Celebrating Students and Remembering…Continue
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LA MESA -- College Preparatory Middle School -- the little school that could -- has kept on chugging along. After posting the highest state test scores of all La Mesa schools last year, the charter middle school broke its own record this year, scoring…Continue
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,…Continue
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LMAAC Working Group From Left: Ginger Radenheimer, Beth Thomas, Mark Arapostathis and Jon Hayman.
New Performing Arts Magnet…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education program, College for Kids provides the perfect combination of fun and learning, with low-cost classes and activities for youth ages 8-14.…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on March 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Time To Start Thinking About HIgh School Choices
LA MESA -- It’s at this time of year when families begin thinking about where their 8th grader will attend high school next fall. Did you know that due to legislation, it is no longer required that families send their children to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Osborn on December 12, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
El Cajon Valley High School Completes Two Modernized Classroom Buildings
EL CAJON -- On Thursday, Oct. 25, El Cajon Valley High School celebrated the completion of its 700 North and 700 South classroom buildings with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and program showcase. The two…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on October 31, 2012 at 1:18pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The annual rivalry game between Helix Charter High School and Grossmont High School will take on a retro look tonight.
Jim Newland of the La Mesa Historical Society has led a community-wide effort to raise money to clad the two…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Monte Vista High Modernizes Four Buildings
SPRING VALLEY -- Monte Vista High School and Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD) representatives celebrated the completion of four modernized classroom buildings with a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The Monte Vista High School campus now has a new library, guidance center, special education suites, and visual arts and cosmetology classrooms.…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on October 24, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Little School That Could
LA MESA -- The value of standardized testing in schools is often debated by educators and politicians, but as long as…Continue
Tests scores are…Continue
JACKSON DRIVE -- The education industry is in a state of flux with new charter schools opening, private academies trying to innovate and the traditional public schools adjusting to a "new normal" of larger classes and fewer extras.
Added by La Mesa Today on March 14, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Student Wins Geography Bee At La Mesa College Prep
LA MESA --Matthew Ticknor, a 7th grade student at College Preparatory Middle School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on January 12 and has a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.…
Added by La Mesa Today on January 13, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
MT. HELIX -- Changes in the attendance boundaries for high schools in the Grossmont High School District are causing anger and frustration for families who don't support the…Continue
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A Celebration Of Foot And Pedal Power
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