SAN DIEGO – Charter public school leaders, supporters, and community members gathered at the University of San Diego on Thursday night to honor the 2023 Charter Star Award winners. Presented by the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) and the North County Education Foundation, the Charter Star Awards recognize, highlight, and celebrate local leaders making the most significant impact in charter public education in the San Diego region.
SAN DIEGO – March 29, 2023 – The Cal Coast Cares Foundation has announced that over $185,000 in student scholarships will be awarded this year to support college-bound high school seniors, current or former foster students and current college students in San Diego or Riverside Counties. The application period is now open, and the submission deadline is April 30.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (March 6, 2023) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of Southern California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is providing educational resources for the community in support of National Consumer Protection Week, March 5-11. On Wednesday, March 8, SDCCU will present two free webinars aimed at educating the community on how to keep themselves, their loved ones and their finances safe. Webinar topics include Current Scams and How to Protect Your Finances, and Elder Financial Abuse Prevention.
MiraCosta College and Arizona State University Partner to Offer College Students Transfer Pathways with MyPath2ASUTM Collaboration
MiraCosta College is pleased to announce a new alliance with Arizona State University (ASU) to provide students a seamless transfer experience with the MyPath2ASUTM program. MyPath2ASUTM allows students to take the steps needed, at the start of their college experience, to successfully plan their transfer to ASU, ensuring a smooth transition process and student success.
Build and launch a rocket, view the surface of the sun, and discover how chemistry is better than magic! These are just a few of the more than 75 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage thousands of attendees at Super STEM Saturday, March 11 at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). This rain-or-shine science festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Children of all ages are invited to attend.
MiraCosta College has received a state grant of almost $2.9 million that will be used to offer internships, mentoring, and financial support to encourage students to pursue careers in stem cell research and manufacturing.
OCEANSIDE, Calif,: Congratulations to October’s Rising Stars: Thomas Carramusa from Surfside Educational Academy, Elizabeth Danielson from Oceanside High School, Alejandra Santos from El Camino High School
Putting Community Before and Above Self
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We are proud to announce our 4th Quarter initiative that is intended to encourage and invite for profit community to actively support those who help our communities through community service.
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MiraCosta College has been awarded a $3 million federal grant that will increase academic and social supports for Latinx students and better connect their education as a pathway to high-demand careers. The MiraCosta College Foundation has also stepped up to match a portion of the annual grant funds to create a longer-lasting endowment to ensure the grant will have impact beyond its five-year term.
Extensive construction, renovation, and design activities are underway at MiraCosta College, part of the District’s comprehensive capital improvement program, providing major facility transformations, new construction, upgraded instructional technology, and safety and accessibility enhancements.
Every year more than a thousand community college students from all over the country apply for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship. The Undergraduate Scholarship helps transfer students cover the final two or three years necessary to earn bachelor’s degrees. From this year’s pool of 1,200 applicants from 35 states, five MiraCosta students were selected as semi-finalists for the scholarship.
The new facility will serve as the campus’s arts hub with an art gallery, media arts lab, and display area
for student works.
The design of MiraCosta’s future new Arts and Media Building at the Oceanside Campus is underway, creating a state-of-the-art hub on campus and bringing together arts programs currently located in multiple buildings.
Source: City of Oceanside
Applications for the 2022 City of Oceanside Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program are now available at local high schools, at the Oceanside Public Library, and on the City website.
Winners will be recognized and receive a $250 SDCCU Visa® gift card
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (February 1, 2022) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proudly honoring San Diego County teachers through SDCCU Classroom Heroes, launched in partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education.
The MiraCosta College Board of Trustees elected a new President and Vice President during the regularly scheduled board meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Anna Pedroza will assume the role of president and Frank Merchat as vice president. Board President Pedroza will preside over the Board meetings beginning January 27, 2022.
U.S. Early Education Provider Develops Caring Series to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Other Viruses
Supports Children, Educators, Preschool and Daycares, and Communities by Increasing Operational Efficiency
San Diego, CA - Children’s Paradise Preschool and Infant Centers (“Children’s Paradise”) announced today the release of an operational system of posters, signage and tags that outline how to combat COVID-19 and other viruses in settings that care for children from infant to five years of age.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (October 1, 2021) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proudly honoring San Diego County teachers through SDCCU Classroom Heroes, launched in partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that local school districts in North County San Diego and South Orange County are estimated to receive a total of $125 million from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to reopen safely and help students catch up on lost learning during the pandemic. Earlier this week, the Department of Education announced that the State of California will receive more than $15 billion to support K-12 schools.
On Time Sports (OTS) is working on the game day t-shirts for Oceanside High School for the Fall Season. They gather sponsors/advertisers to feature on the back of the t-shirts. The featured advertisers are helping in a few ways. They help by providing the school their t-shirts and raising funds for the Athletic programs. The school can also sell t-shirts to make additional funds if they choose too.
The T-Shirts go out to a wide variety of people, they go out to Athletes, faculty, and out to spectators at the Home games/events. When you do an ad you're reaching out to Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Coaches, etc.
Below is the price list. There are discounts available for multiple seasons if you choose to sponsor more than one season.
Those interested in 2021-2022 enrollment are invited to attend a virtual Open House at the dates and times below. The Zoom access link and virtual lottery slip will be uploaded to the website on the day of the open house. Please visit this page for updated information.The public lottery will be held virtually.
As you may know, San Luis Rey and Garrison Elementary Schools were combined during the 2019/2020 school year. During that process, it was determined that the two communities would remain together and undergo a rename and rebrand to unite as one. We have organized a formal citizens advisory committee to navigate this rebranding process, and we are seeking name suggestions from the Oceanside community at large.
Write On, Oceanside! is an annual literary festival to celebrate and inspire local authors, hosted by Oceanside Public Library and the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF). This year's celebration will be online and will take place on January 14, 2021 at 11 a.m. The event will feature an announcement of the top three “Ode to Oceanside” Writing Contest submissions, along with a reading of the winning ode, announcement and reading of the top three submissions for the 6 Word Story Contest, the results of the Never-Ending Story Community Writing Project, and a Local Author Showcase. Hear from these Oceanside authors about their latest titles:
San Diego, Calif. – Cox Charities is offering $75,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors in the San Diego area. The Cox Scholars scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000. Recipients must be a 2021 graduating high school senior living in Cox’s Southern California service area.
Businesses, public can donate unwanted computers for refurbishment for students in need.
To meet the need of San Diego County students and families without home computers for distance learning during the pandemic, Cox Communications, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, the San Diego County Office of Education, and San Diego Councilman Chris Cate, District 6 are joining together with Computers 2 Kids to rally businesses and the public countywide for a month-long computer drive to benefit local students.
NEW CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FIGHTS CALIFORNIA’S EFFORT TO WITHHOLD MILLIONS FROM HUNDREDS OF GROWING PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Lawsuit urges Governor Newsom and State Legislature to fully fund the education of every student, including thousands enrolling in non-classroom based public schools.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, three public school leaders are taking the lead in a class action lawsuit that will impact thousands of students in California. The lawsuit filed today challenges the state for breaking its agreement with public schools by changing the rules on how children are funded at charter schools after enrollment decisions were made. In doing so, California is now refusing to fund newly enrolled students at any of the hundreds of non-classroom based public charter schools in the state.