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Coaches rally around Torrey Pines HS basketball player with cancer  Coast News

The “coach” is Nick Herrmann, a 17-year-old player from Torrey Pines High School who was diagnosed last year with an aggressive form of bone cancer.



SDUHSD 2019-2020 high school selection window to open Feb. 14  Del Mar Times

The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) high school selection window for the 2019-2020 school year will open on Feb. 14, 2019 at 8 a.m. and ...



Arrest Made In Threat Against Torrey Pines High School  Patch.com

Arrest Made In 'Threat' Against Torrey Pines H.S. - Del Mar-Carmel Valley, CA - The suspect, a former student, was arrested in Point Loma. School was canceled ...



Identical twins take divergent paths during summer basketball  Coast News

ENCINITAS — Torrey Pines High School seniors Bryce and Michael Pope are almost impossible to tell apart on the basketball court, which can be a gift and a ...



Torrey Pines JV basketball team goes undefeated  Del Mar Times

The Torrey Pines High School JV basketball team went 28-0 on the season.



District sues county to let student's expulsion order stand  Coast News

REGION — San Dieguito Union High School District has taken the first step to sue the San Diego County Board of Education in an attempt to appeal the county's ...



Principal of Torrey Pines High School Leaving for Superintendent Position in Neighboring District  Patch.com

Encinitas, CA - Principal David Jaffe's departure was announced Monday by the San Dieguito Union High School District.



Man who threatened Torrey Pines High School sent to jail, treatment -  KUSI

KUSI Newsroom. SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A former Torrey Pines High School student who posted threats targeting the school on his Instagram account was ...



Principal Selected For Torrey Pines High School Is 1986 Grad  Patch.com

Del Mar-Carmel Valley, CA - "I have always been a Falcon, and I will always be a Falcon, and I can't wait to be back," said Rob Coppo.



An institutional culture of expulsion and 'go along to get along'  Coast News

ENCINITAS — People stood in the hallway straining to hear the deliberations of the five-member board of the San Dieguito Union High School District on June 7 ...



Former Torrey Pines High student pleads guilty to making threats -  KUSI

KUSI Newsroom. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 100013). SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A former Torrey Pines High School student pleaded guilty ...



Torrey Pines Falcons 35, San Marcos Knights 28 -  KUSI

The Torrey Pines Falcons (9-0) were able to stay undefeated as they defeated the San Marcos Knights (8-1) by a final score of 35-28. The Falcons live to see ...



Hall of Famer Hoffman gives some 'Trevor Time' at Torrey Pines -  KUSI

When you're a baseball hall of famer, you're constantly in demand. Trevor Hoffman's jam-packed dance card taking him to Torrey Pines High School, where ...



Pop Warner numbers down, spirit still high  Coast News

CARMEL VALLEY — Once a thriving local sports program with as many as 650 kids participating in its football and cheer teams, Torrey Pines Pop Warner ...



Newport Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Newport Beach, CA Patch

Newport Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its ...



Attempts at scrutiny of San Dieguito are met with silence  Coast News

The financial future of San Dieguito Union High School District is one of projected deficits and rapidly eroding reserves. On June 21, the board voted 4-0 (with ...



Report: San Diego high school among best in US  10News

One of San Diego County's high schools has once again been named the county's top high school by U.S. News and World Report.



10 San Diego County Preps Win $1,000 Credit Union Grants for College  Times of San Diego

North Island Credit Union announced Monday that it awarded 10 scholarships, each worth $1,000, to high school seniors across the county who are headed to ...



Police say teen killed at Torrey Pines left suicide note  The San Diego Union-Tribune

When a 15-year-old summoned police to Torrey Pines High School early Saturday, he had a BB gun tucked in his waist band and a suicide note in his pocket, ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



Follow the yellow brick road: Parking at the San Diego County Fair  10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — You'll save yourself some grief if you follow the yellow brick road straight to the Del Mar Fairgrounds this summer for the fair.



North Island Credit Union Awards 10 Scholarships to San Diego County Students  Yahoo Finance

Credit union awards $10000 to college-bound students throughout greater San Diego area SAN DIEGO , April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- North Island Credit ...



Temecula School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Temecula, CA Patch

Temecula School Named Among Best Public Schools - Temecula, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Danville School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Danville, CA Patch

MVHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Danville, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Unease mounts over district finances, student well-being  Coast News

REGION — A Torrey Pines High School graduation flier recently emailed to parents advertised a $5,000 VIP package. Doubling as a donation to the TP ...



A prominent family matriarch remembered: Elisabeth 'Jinx' Ecke  Coast News

ENCINITAS — From helping to build a poinsettia plant empire to her many types of charity work, the late Elisabeth Joan “Jinx” Kenney Ecke, was a force to be ...



Arcadia School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

AHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Arcadia, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



2 Cerritos Schools Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Cerritos, CA Patch

2 Cerritos Schools Among Best CA High Schools - Cerritos-Artesia, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



San Dieguito Union High School District and Canyon Crest Academy rank #1 in Niche School Rating  Del Mar Times

San Dieguito Union High School District and Canyon Crest Academy continue to climb in the school ratings, recently being named the number one district and ...



40 Arlington High School fans ejected from game against Torrey Pines HS for 'unruly behavior'  KUSI

Roughly 40 Arlington fans were ejected Tuesday night from a Southern California Regional soccer game between Torrey Pines High School and Arlington High ...



SDUHSD board adopts resolution for student safety  Del Mar Times

The resolution aimed to improve the physical safety of the district's five high schools by installing new fences at certain campuses, ordering new lockblocks for ...



School board bombarded by recall effort, deficit spending and lack of transparency  Coast News

ENCINITAS — Joyce Dalessandro has been a San Dieguito Union High School District board member since 1996. No, that is not a typo. Her sixth-consecutive ...



‘From fail to Yale': Sunset graduate overcame adversity to reach his goals  Del Mar Times

When Torrey Pines High School teacher Don Collins wanted to teach students a lesson in resiliency, he could think of no better instructor than his former student ...



Great Oak High In Temecula Among 100 Best Public High Schools  Temecula, CA Patch

Great Oak High Among 100 Best Public High Schools - Temecula, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California. Two schools ...



Former North County running coach poised to reach 200000 miles  Coast News

CARMEL VALLEY — There are milestones and then there are milestones. While some can boast they have hit an age milestone, and others a marriage ...



PHOTO GALLERY: Top 10 San Diego County public high schools in 2018  10News

U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 list of the best California public high schools and San Diego County was well represented.



Consider Joining the Encinitas Guitar Orchestra  Coast News

Consider Joining the Encinitas Guitar Orchestra. ENCINITAS — Feel like you can strum a guitar chord pretty good? If so, guitarists of all skill levels are invited to ...



13th annual inclusion/adapted physical education basketball tournament  Del Mar Times

The 13th annual inclusion/adapted physical education basketball tournament took place Nov. 15 at La Costa Canyon High School.



International Baccalaureate coming to San Dieguito  Del Mar Times

One of the most exciting developments in years for the San Dieguito Union High School District is the advent of an International Baccalaureate program at La.



California Department of Ed: No pay for play at Torrey Pines  Del Mar Times

The California Department of Education found no evidence of unlawful student fees at Torrey Pines.



Marijuana initiative looms with plenty of questions, concerns  Coast News

SOLANA BEACH — In 2020, Solana Beach voters will get to decide whether pot shops will be permitted in the city. The City Council unanimously voted at a Nov.



VCHS does well in ranking of high schools  Valley Roadrunner

In a ranking ranking by "2019 Best Public High Schools in California" Valley Center High School was ranked 50th in the County, and 394th in the state.



Suicide Note Found On Teen Shot, Killed At Torrey Pines H.S.: SD Police  Patch.com

SAN DIEGO, CA – Students and staffers at Torrey Pines High School began their week Monday under a pall of grief and sorrow over the death of a suicidal ...



SDUHSD selects map for district elections  Rancho Santa Fe Review

The San Dieguito Union School District selected its new by-trustee area map, influenced by lots of input from Pacific Highlands Ranch residents.



SDUHSD Superintendent to Leave for Job in NorCal  Patch.com

Encinitas, CA - Superintendent Rick Schmitt has accepted a position with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.



Oceanside Pirates 35, Mission Hills Grizzlies 31 -  KUSI

Chris Hauser has a reputation for getting the most out of his bye weeks, posting a 6-2 record over the past eight seasons with Mission Hills High School.



Former teacher trades classroom for printed page  Del Mar Times

During a 32-year-career as a high school English teacher, Robert Pacilio figures he performed roughly 28000 one-hour "shows" before his students.



TPHS student mural unveiling at Heritage Museum  Del Mar Times

The San Dieguito Heritage Museum June 10 held an unveiling and celebration of a mural depicting flowers and plants once grown in the San Dieguito area.



How Candidates in the 49th Free-for-All Are Making Their Final Pitches  Voice of San Diego

Sixteen candidates are competing to succeed Republican Rep. Darrel Issa. The 49th is one of several districts in Southern California where Republicans ...



San Dieguito to vote on district map Dec. 14  Del Mar Times

The San Dieguito Union High School District board will pick one of six maps for its transition to “by-trustee areas" at its meeting on Dec. 14.



San Diegan sculptor, Manuelita Brown, visits CSUSM  The Cougar Chronicle

Manuelita Brown says on her website that her goal as an artist is to “edify and give expression to the human spirit, and to convey the strength, character and ...



Top 12 San Diego public high schools  10News

With back-to-school season around the corner for millions of students across the country, it's a perfect time to recognize the very best schools in all of San Diego ...



For Ben Higgins, a stand-out sportscasting career that started at TPHS  Del Mar Times

It's a Tuesday evening at KGTV's San Diego newsroom and Ben Higgins has a close eye on the night's Padres game in advance of his sportscast for the night's ...



GALLERY: Top 12 public high schools in SD County  10News

It's almost back-to-school time for millions of students across the country and so it's a perfect time to recognize the very best schools in all of San Diego County.



28th Annual Torrey Pines Holiday Classic -  KUSI

SAN DIEGO – It's that time of year again, for the 28th annual Torrey Pines Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament. We are hoping that you would assist us in ...



SDUHSD pool committee urges district to build high school pools  Del Mar Times

The San Dieguito Union School District (SDUHSD) board has agreed to do a deeper dive into exploring the possibility of building a district pool or pools to ...



San Diego County school boards — do they need training?  San Diego Reader

#The county's grand jury put out two reports in May concerning school boards. One discusses elections and term limits while the other points to inconsistent ...



2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California - Walnut Creek, CA - Here's the complete list of California students awarded $2500 scholarships.



San Diego high schools in the old days  San Diego Reader

#“I think my eyes were opened freshman year [at Torrey Pines]. People think that when you go here, you've got this, like, perfect life made out for you, and, you ...



Sweet stop: Getting to and parking at the San Diego County Fair  10News

The Del Mar Fairgrounds will be buzzing from June to July during the San Diego County Fair. So before you head out, naturally, familiarize yourself with these ...



5/16/18 Boys Golf: CIF Championship Final Round -  KUSI

The 2018 CIFSDS Golf Championships ended the same way it has ended 21 other times, with Torrey Pines High School raising another section title.



Brett Killeen selected as new Canyon Crest Academy principal  Del Mar Times

The San Dieguito Union High School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Rick Schmitt recently announced that Brett Killeen, assistant superintendent ...



San Diego Countys Most Challenging High Schools: New List  Patch.com

San Diego County's 'Most Challenging' High Schools - La Jolla, CA - The Washington Post released its 2017 "Most Challenging High Schools in America.



West Hills High School student arrested for posting threat on social media  KUSI

A West Hills High School student was arrested overnight by sheriff's deputies in Santee after allegedly posting a threatening message on social media.



Crossroads' last gun show at Del Mar Fairgrounds?  San Diego Reader

#A month after gun show opponents Ira and Rose Ann Sharp and their advocacy group helped convince the Del Mar Fairgrounds board that public land was no ...



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



SDUHSD Superintendent Rick Schmitt honored by county on last day  Del Mar Times

As Superintendent Rick Schmitt conducted his last piece of business, overseeing Thursday night's San Dieguito Union High School District meeting, County ...



Fifteen years later, Wofford family reflects on life-changing 'Extreme' home makeover  Del Mar Times

If you were a TV watcher in 2004, chances are you remember the Wofford family of Encinitas.



‘For us, the journey just starts to begin’: Carmel Valley coach shares story of drunk driving’s impact  U-T San Diego

One of the worst moments of Will Cunningham's life was captured by television news cameras: His panic, his horror as he stood on the side of the 52 freeway ...



The First Goal: Eliminating Fear, Bringing Tijuana and San Diego Together  SoccerNation.com

The First Goal is a non-profit organization based in Tijuana and San Diego which prides itself on promoting education and empowering under-privileged youth ...



North Coas Rep Theatre School to present 'The Secret Garden'  Del Mar Times

North Coast Rep's newest Theatre School play, The Secret Garden adapted by Pamela Sterling, comes to the stage on May 17 through May 20.



2016 Top 100 Public High Schools in California  Patch.com

Redlands-Loma Linda, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Progressive Activist Calendar for San Diego – March 9-19, 2018  OB Rag

By Doug Porter / San Diego Free Press Check out this week's Progressive Calendar listings below. Following those listings are upcoming events of national ...



Family life inspires Solana Beach woman's book  Del Mar Times

Jan Secrist's 'Gullible Travels' is a compilation of stories from pre-Internet days.



OUR READERS WRITE: Letters from the March 22 issue: 7,000 pairs of shoes ... enough!  La Jolla Light

As I watched the TV commentators document the protest by thousands of school children on March 14, I was impacted by the students' demeanor, their strength, ...



Education Matters: Tracking teacher absences  Del Mar Times

Data provided by the U.S. Department of Education show that teacher absenteeism may be more of a problem than student absenteeism, which receives more ...



Young performers rise to the top in La Jolla Symphony & Chorus competition  La Jolla Light

The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) held its 57th annual Young Artists Competition Jan. 28 on the UC San Diego campus. Ten winners, ages 14-29, were ...



Local beach volleyball team represents U.S. in Cyprus  Del Mar Times

The dynamic beach volleyball duo, Alexis Filippone (a senior at Torrey Pines High School) and Megan Muret (a senior at La Costa Canyon), are in Larnaca, ...



Education Matters: Gun resolution misfires in Del Mar  Del Mar Times

How did it come to this? Children worry about being gunned down at school. Parents fear for their children's lives when they send them off to be educated in ...



13 Questions: Shauna Smith shares her story and thoughts on things  La Jolla Light

Shauna Smith has been homeless in La Jolla for more than eight years, most of them as Sean Smith, her identity until about a year ago — the point at which she ...



Encinitas Gold Award Girl Scouts honored  Del Mar Times

Girl Scouts Agnes Lin, sisters Julie and Jaycie Roshala, and Katherine Weinzierl — all from Encinitas — have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest ...



Weekly protests at General Atomics pass the one-year mark  San Diego Reader

August 15 marked a milestone for a group of local protesters, as San Diego Veterans for Peace celebrated one year of Thursday afternoon demonstrations near ...



Encinitas Teen Killed in Crash  NBC San Diego

A 16-year-old boy was killed and three others were injured in a car crash in Fairbanks Ranch.



Threat on App Forced Canyon Crest Academy Lockdown  NBC 7 San Diego

A second school lockdown order was issued Thursday, this time for Canyon Crest Academy.



Father of three helps others as he copes with losing wife from cancer  Del Mar Times

If Andy Laats learned anything while taking care of his wife, Liz, during her struggle against ovarian cancer, it was that he should have reached out more to ...



CIF Division 3 Championship: Southwest EC Eagles 35, Santa Fe Christian Eagles 28  KUSI

The El Centro Southwest Eagles are this year's CIF Division III Champions, thanks to their tremendous team performance in the 35-28 victory over Santa Fe ...



Recruits who committed to Power 5 schools this week  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...



SD's Best Neighborhoods  San Diego Magazine

Some are calling it the year of the neighborhoods, when it's never been trendier'to push for better parks, cleaner streets, and more community programs.



North Park memorial for 1978 PSA crash that killed 144  San Diego Reader

#Aside from the 22 newer homes and buildings in North Park, a newcomer to San Diego would never know that on September 25, 1978 a total of 144 people ...



Finalists selected in 12th annual Concerto Competition for SD Youth Symphony  La Jolla Light

Carolyn Lee, a junior at Westview High School, performed Hungarian composer Béla Bartók's “Violin Concerto No. 2” to win The San Diego Youth Symphony ...



Succulents are far from dry subject for Solana Beach nursery owner turned author  Del Mar Times

After selling succulents for more than two decades, Solana Beach's Jeff Moore is finally sharing his tips and tricks with the greater community. The owner of ...



Super 25 State Boys Lacrosse Rankings - Week 4  USA TODAY High School Sports

Each week USA TODAY High School Sports will release Super 25 State Lacrosse Rankings provided by 3dRising. Rankings are based on results from the 2015 ...



Taking a Look in the Bears History Book: John Allred  Windy City Gridiron

John Allred is the focus of this week's Taking a Look in the Bears History Book. Come check out a little bit about this previous Bear!



Big Bang bucks  San Diego Reader

#The popularity of the show, The Big Bang Theory has given nerds and their careers a boost with the five main characters earning a living as physicists, ...



10 Coastal Dragons Rugby Team members chosen for all-star squad  Encinitas Advocate

With the recent success of the U16 Coastal Dragons Rugby Team winning the Boys Southern California Youth Rugby Championship, 10 players have been ...



Best of San Diego 2016  San Diego Magazine

Our annual and completely subjective guide to SD's best.



In Best High Schools Lists, Numbers Don't Tell All  New York Times

This is the time of year when the lists of best high schools in the United States are published. For anxious consumers, the number of lists can be daunting, ...



Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito celebrates 50th anniversary, Youth of the Year  Del Mar Times

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito has served the community for a half-century. Coinciding with the nonprofit organization's 50th anniversary, the Boys ...



Alyssa Jacey Saying Goodbye San Diego, Hello Nashville  San Diego Reader

On January 10, newly-turned-30 singer/songwriter Alyssa Jacey is moving to Nashville, where she recorded most of her upcoming full-length with ...



Grounds for success: Lofty Coffee opens shop in Solana Beach  Del Mar Times

A popular Encinitas coffee shop has opened a branch in Solana Beach. Nearly four years after the company established its original café in Encinitas, Lofty ...



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