Category: Education

Celebrando el Día de la Independencia de México

Estudiantes, padres y el personal de la Secundaria Wilson celebraron el Día de la Independencia de México el 16 de septiembre con una variedad de actividades. Estudiantes de la clase de español recorrieron los salones presentando una breve charla acerca…

Living Lab construction set

The Living Lab is envisioned as a 12,000-square-foot, cutting-edge facility with 35,000 square feet of outdoor, natural features in Manzanita Canyon. The facility will be built within walking distance for thousands of students at several City Heights schools.

Construction is set to begin early next year on a state-of-the-art science center at the edge of Manzanita Canyon that will include ongoing educational programs to serve some 20,000 students in City Heights annually. The Ocean Discovery Institute announced it…

Programada construcción del Laboratorio Viviente

Se programa que la construcción del moderno centro científico comience a principios del próximo año en el borde del Cañón Manzanita. Incluirá programas educativos continuos que atenderán a unos 20,000 estudiantes de City Heights al año. El Instituto Ocean Discovery…

Big dreams at Hoover High School

Hoover High School Principal Joe Austin says a key benchmark of success is seeing fewer City Heights families opting to send their students away from Hoover.

Hoover High School is creating a community Wellness Center on its El Cajon Boulevard campus that will bring together under the same roof a student medical clinic, the Community Law Project, a burgeoning restorative justice program and other community services.…

Grandes sueños en la Preparatoria Hoover

La Preparatoria Hoover creará un Centro Comunitario de Bienestar en su campus de El Cajon Boulevard que tendrá bajo un solo techo una clínica médica para los estudiantes, el Proyecto Legal Comunitario (exitoso proyecto de justicia reparadora) y otros servicios…

A jump start for freshmen

For the past eight years, Hoover High School has operated a special summer day camp called Cardinal Camp, which gives freshmen – there are more than 600 incoming ninth-graders this year – the skills they need to excel in high…

Buen comienzo para estudiantes de noveno grado

Durante los últimos ocho años, la Preparatoria Hoover ha ofrecido un campamento de verano diurno llamado Cardinal Camp que enseña a los estudiantes de noveno grado—este año son más de 600 estudiantes—las destrezas necesarias para tener éxito en la preparatoria.…

Hoover gets a facelift

Hoover students after cleaning the main quad. Photo courtesy of Bob Battenfield.

Hoover High School students returned this semester to find freshly painted benches, new landscaping and a campus free of trash and other debris. The work was directed by the student-led campus club, Urban Youth Collaboration, and was supported by 120…

Embellecimiento de Hoover

Los estudiantes de Hoover que regresaron este semestre se encontraron con bancos recién pintados, nuevas áreas verdes y un campus sin basura o desperdicios. El trabajo estuvo a cargo de un club del campus liderado por estudiantes, Urban Youth Collaboration…

September spells school

Reading to your kids: The most important 20 minutes of your day

Back-to-school isn’t just for kids. Parents, too, can always use a few tips on how best to prepare their children to get the most out of their educational opportunities. The City Heights Partnership for Children wants to ensure that all…