All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Schools' (39)

La Mesa Kiwanis News

Kiwanis Awards College Scholarships

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

La Mesa People

Girl Scouts Learn, Honor History

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…


Added by Gobigal on January 19, 2015 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Schools

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 12, 2014 at 5:01am — No Comments


Celebrating Students and Remembering…


Added by Jay Steiger on October 2, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

College Prep Charter Scores Even Higher

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on September 4, 2013 at 6:00pm — 2 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 Schools

LMAAC Working Group From Left: Ginger Radenheimer, Beth Thomas, Mark Arapostathis and Jon Hayman.

New Performing Arts Magnet…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

What to do with the kids over spring break? Send 'em to college!

College for Kids, a summer enrichment program a t Cuyamaca College, is now available during spring break, March 25-28, 2013.

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.…


Added by Della Elliott on March 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Helix Charter High School

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…


Added by Jennifer Osborn on December 12, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

El Cajon Schools

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…


Added by Gina Garcia on October 31, 2012 at 1:18pm — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

Helix-Grossmont Rivalry Goes Retro Tonight

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Monte Vista High School

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.…


Added by Gina Garcia on October 24, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

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…


Added by Gina Garcia on October 20, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Schools

Growing School Faces Limits

LA MESA -- In many ways, things couldn't be better for the fledgling College Preparatory Middle School on Jackson Drive.

Tests scores are…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 7, 2012 at 9:09am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Schools

Middle Schoolers Build Robot And Compete

JACKSON DRIVE -- Eight students from College Preparatory Middle School (CPMS) competed in the Greater San Diego Botball Tournament…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 22, 2012 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Education

New School Opens In Failed School's Wake

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.

The latest…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 14, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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

College Prep Middle School

            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

La Mesa Education

Boundary Changes Anger Parents

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Walk To School Day

A Celebration Of Foot And Pedal Power

LA MESA -- Students all over La Mesa rose a bit earlier and met up with friends and teachers to walk or ride bikes to school under threatening skies today.…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 5, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

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