All Blog Posts Tagged 'schools' (601)

Community Voices: Time to Audit CUSD Finances

Time for an audit of Coronado school financing, because CUSD is anything but transparent with the public. If we don’t ask the right questions, or research the right websites, CUSD only tells taxpayers what they want us to know. 

Do you know you’ve been paying Prop KK parcel taxes since 2000, and will continue paying every year until 2026? (Look at your prop tax statement.) And in addition to that $17M, CUSD borrowed about $100M more…


Added by Jim Newhall on April 12, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

CUSD Connect-a-Thon Tally Tops $200,000

Thanks to the continued generosity of many and to a Rotarian who rallied to help Coronado Schools Foundation reach it highest goal ever, CSF now projects a final tally for the March 13
th student-produced event of just over $200,000.  "Last year we raised $182,000 and were thrilled with that record tally.  This year, with our schools needing our financial support more than ever, we raised the bar and the community…


Added by eCoronado on April 11, 2014 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Proposition E - Websites Provide Information - Vote is June 3rd

The election for Prop E isn't until June 3rd, but signs on lawns are already appearing throughout Coronado.  The community is buzzing with questions and trying to figure out how they should vote.  

The San Diego County Taxpayers Association summarizes the prop with these words:

The Coronado Unified School District is proposing a Proposition 39 Bond Measure that would authorize the issuance of $29 million in general obligation bonds.  …


Added by eCoronado on April 11, 2014 at 2:56pm — 11 Comments

Class of 2015: College Admissions Boot Camp Returns to CHS Library this June

College-bound next year? The application process can be confusing, complicated, and time consuming.  Rising seniors can get a jump on college applications at the third annual Coronado College Admissions Boot Camp.  This dynamic, customized one-week summer boot camp will prepare new seniors for all aspects of the college search/apply process, help them maximize their outcomes, and significantly reduce stress for both students and families. Classes will…


Added by Carolyn Muehlenbeck on April 11, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Enroll Your Child in CSF Summer Enrichment Starting April 7th

Looking for fun, innovative summer programs for your kids this summer? Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF) is offering fun and innovative STEAM-inspired (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) classes through its Coronado Summer Enrichment Program from June 16th to July 3rd. Back for the third year, these classes will now be held in three one-week sessions – sign your kids up for one, two, or all three!  Classes will be held at Coronado Middle…


Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on April 4, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Local Christ Church Student to Compete in National Geographic Bee

Christ Church Day School sixth grader, and Coronado resident, Sophie McLellan has qualified to participate at the state level of the National Geographic Bee sponsored by Google and Plum Creek.  Only the top 100 students in California advance to the state level.

Nearly 600 schools from the Oregon border to the Mexican border competed this year in school Bees representing thousands of students from grades four through eight. One winner…


Added by Christie Tugend on April 2, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Eighth Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser set for Thursday, April 10 at CHS

The 8th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser is coming!  Visit the Coronado High School Quad Thursday, April 10 from 5-7p.m. to experience this amazing effort.  The CHS Ceramics Department is ready to provide a meal you will remember, a meal to make a difference.

CHS ceramics students, invited artists, and ceramics teacher Eric Rempe are making over 1,000 ceramic bowls. Guests who make a $20 donation will receive soup, bread, and water. They also get to take an empty…


Added by Kellee Hearther on April 2, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Dancing with Sacred Heart at the Del

Sacred Heart Parish invites the community to “Dancing with Sacred Heart”, a fundraiser that debuts at the Hotel del Coronado Crown Room on Friday, May 9, 2014.

Adapted from a popular television dance contest, Dancing with Sacred Heart features 12 couples who are parishioners, school parents, and teachers competing for awards after an evening of gourmet dining with silent and live auctions.

Following weeks of instruction by Mary Murphy Champion Ballroom…


Added by Martha Spiers Lepore on April 1, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Visits Silver Strand Elementary School

Silver Strand Elementary School welcomed a very special visitor recently. On Friday, March 14, 2014, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Michael Stevens and his wife, Theresa, visited with students and staff at Silver Strand Elementary during a weeklong visit to San Diego.

MCPON Stevens is the highest-ranking enlisted sailor in the Navy, and serves as an advisor to the CNO and CNP. His wife, Theresa, holds the position of Ombudsman at Large and serves as an…


Added by Mary Douglas on March 23, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Coronado CAN!: "$100,000 Club" for CUSD Pensioners / Administrators

According to the website for the California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility (CFFR), four former Coronado Unified School District employees are members of what they call the "$100,000 Club" for California pensioners that draw in excess of $100,000 annually in pension payments.

They are Susan Coyle, Nancy Girvin, Robert McLaughlin and Joyce Weaver.

None of the four are listed in the Coronado Telephone Book presently and presumably have chosen to enjoy…


Added by eCoronado on March 23, 2014 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Coronado School of the Arts- Visual Art Exhibition

Coronado School of the Arts’ Visual Art department is filled with talent, innovation, and creativity. Students in grades 9- 12 are being independently contracted to create everything from installations to surfboards! So Coronadans will not want to miss the opportunity to see these young stars present their works in the Black Box theatre.

The exhibition will open on Wednesday April 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and run on April 17 & 22 from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. For more…


Added by CoSA on March 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CHS Tennis: Sophomore soaks up grandfather’s game

Count on Coronado High tennis player Billy Rowe to call the score before bouncing the ball on his serve.

Just as his grandfather taught him.

In addition to displaying correct etiquette, the grandson of Lionel “Grumpy” Rowe has developed his game the proper way. As a freshman last season, he went unbeaten during the regular season and helped the…


Added by eCoronado on March 19, 2014 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Village Elementary Students Jog to raise funds

The annual Village Elementary Jog-a-thon, sponsored by PATT (Parents and Teachers Together), is set for March 19 and 20. One of the biggest fundraisers of the year, the Jog-a-thon encourages students to collect pledges for the thirty minutes they will walk/jog around the track. Generously sponsored, once again, by local Orthodontist Dr. Diane Milberg, this year’s jog-a-thon proves to be…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 18, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

CoSA Instrumental Music Recital: Beethoven, Bach, Beatles- Tuesday 3/18 at 7:00 pm

CORONADO, CA-  On Tuesday March 18, the award-winning CoSA Instrumental Music conservatory will present a recital showcasing their unique soloistic talents, as well as ensemble pieces. From Romantic to Jazz to Baroque music, there will be pieces to delight every musical palate.

The CoSA Woodwind Quintet, Brass Quartet, Jazz Band and String Ensemble will be featured playing works by Beethoven, Bach, and The Beatles. Additionally, soloists including Robert Kwiatkowski and…


Added by CoSA on March 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Record Breaking Amounts Given at Annual Connect-A-Thon as Donations Continue to Flow

Last night's Coronado Schools Foundation Annual Connect-A-Thon finished with overwhelming success.  The 100 Year Community Choir, under the direction of Brook Binns, provided a moving opening as the school district's 100th anniversary was celebrated.  Final totals from the event are still moving upward, but the foundation announced at the end of the production that the community donated a record-breaking $187,000 with donations still being made.  Patty…


Added by eCoronado on March 14, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Friday Night on the Strand is this Friday, March 14

Calling all 6th, 7th and 8th graders...come on down to the Coronado Community Center this Friday from 6-9pm for games, dancing, Rock Wall and a costume contest.  See details above.

1845 Strand Way, Coronado, CA 92118

Added by Kellee Hearther on March 13, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Stranger Awareness Event this Friday for Coronado Parents

Stranger Awareness: Keeping Our Coronado Children Safe


Have the recent suspicious incidences brought concern to you and your family?


Join Coronado SAFE’s Parent Advisory Council and our partners at the Coronado Police Department, and Martial Arts America for a free…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 13, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Coronado Schools Foundation Connect-A-Thon March 13th from 5pm-9pm at CHS

Help us reach our goal of $200,000 to benefit our local public schools.  All donations of $300 or more (payable over four months), will get your name entered in to win a surfboard, generously donated by Emerald City Surf and a limited edition "Proud to be an Islander" Yard Sign! 

If you've already donated, THANK YOU!  Learn more about CSF here.…


Added by eCoronado on March 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Urban Cycling Class - Improve your bicycling skills

Break out your bicycle and enjoy our wonderful evenings. Take the Urban Cycling Class - learn new riding skills and maintenance tips. Call the School, sign up today, and "Join the Fun!!"  Click here to learn more.…


Added by Larry Hofstetter on March 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Applications for Crown Preschool being accepted until March 14, 2014

Crown Preschool fulfills the original vision for Coronado Unified School District (CUSD) to provide a complete education continuum as a lifelong foundation for our community’s children. The curriculum integrates with existing CUSD curricula and combines it with learning designed to enhance cognitive development and establish…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 6, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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