Superintendent's Message on Cyber Bullying & Threats
In light of the threats made to schools via social media in the recent weeks, the superintendent has a message for all district stakeholders.
Recently, school districts throughout San Diego County, including San Diego Unified, have been addressing a troublesome social media phone app that many students are downloading and using called Burnbook. This app allows “anonymous” posts associated with high schools and universities throughout the county. Unfortunately, the purpose of this app is to post negative information, to post critiques of fellow students and mean things about people...
Parent Workshops: Common Core Assessments
Two workshop sessions offered to Point Loma Cluster parents that will offer more information about the upcoming California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) and Smarter Balanced Tests. Come find out more about the new tests your children will be taking this spring.
The Decoder: Restorative Practice
Restorative Practice can sound a bit frightening. Google it and you end up with some “interesting” sites on restorative justice. Delve in and it’s good. The approach has its roots in many ancient cultures including Celtic and Hebrew. Often we forget that our Middle/High School students are still developing and need a framework and discussions just like toddlers do albeit on a higher level.
Common Core Math
If you didn't have a chance to come to one of our Parent Ed nights on Common Core Math, please take the time to read through the Power Point, presented by Mindy Shacklett, Mathmatics Coordinator at San Diego Office of Education