Added by Kellee Hearther on March 6, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
Superintendent Jeffrey Felix. School Board President Dawn Ovrom is standing behind him
Issuing temporary layoff notices to teachers and staff to prepare for the possibility that there may not be enough money in the budget to pay them is a March ritual other schools district in California have performed many times. In the past, Coronado Unified avoided this step, but not this year.
The Coronado Unified School District is the latest local district to issue pink slips. On Tuesday, the school board voted to lay off 24 teachers and staff members.
“Our total count of employees is approximately 300, so it's a little less than ten percent in terms of numbers of employees,” Assistant Superintendent Keith Butler, Ph.D, said. “But still, any employee that has to face this it’s too much."
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School board president Dawn Ovrom
Speaking of the environment, John Muir once said “when we try to pick out anything by itself we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” The same could be said of school budgets. In looking at ways to cut expenses, Coronado Unified’s trustees are faced with a similar truth. Cutting one job in any area makes it adds more work to those working in other areas.
“If we get rid of the print…Continue
The beach volleyball program is now coed. We didn't have the numbers for an indoor spring boys volleyball team at the Middle School ages, so we've opened up the beach program to boys and girls.
The Islander Sports Foundation offers middle school age beach volleyball for girls. The program begins March 3rd 2014 at Central Beach. Middle School Volleyball coach Del Callanta, a CBVA certified coach and tournament director will lead the program. All levels of skill are…Continue
Added by Steve DaLuz on February 25, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
With all the success and popularity of his photographs, you would think that CHS alumni Will Holder is a trained and seasoned professional photographer. His ocean inspired photography has been making splashes into different homes, cafes, and bars around San Diego. Holder has nearly 900 followers on Instagram and 760 likes on his Facebook photography page. A couple months ago his pictures were on display at Bottlecraft in Little Italy.…Continue
Coronado Women’s Water polo defeated Mar Vista in the CIF Quarter-finals winning 13-1. The Islanders advance to the semi-finals, which will be played on Wednesday February 27th, at 7:30 p.m. at La Jolla High School.
Please come out and support the team.
Added by Coronado Women's Water Polo on February 23, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Our School Board last night voted to place a $29 million dollar school bond proposal on the local June 3, 2014 ballot. I am proud of their courage to take this step toward lowering class sizes and keeping our exceptional teachers and classified staff. Hopefully with a 55% approval by voters, our faculty and staff can continue to provide the quality education we have provided for generations of Coronado children.
The bond proposal is really quite unique among the…Continue
CSF is seeking a Director of Development to work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to cultivate new donors and major gifts, thank those who give so generously, and oversee the Business Partner and Events Coordinator. Click here for a complete job description and more information about the…
Added by eCoronado on February 13, 2014 at 7:17pm — No Comments
THANK YOU CORONADO! The Junior Optimist Club at Coronado Middle School is happy to thank all those who so generously donated to the Pasta for Pennies fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In person and online donations this year totaled over $4,300. Way to go CMS students and families!
On Monday, February 3rd all Coronado Middle School students…Continue
Added by Kellee Hearther on February 11, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Coronado Middle School Advanced Performing Arts (APA) returned to Fullerton College to compete in the National Musical Theatre Competition this past weekend. Students competed in individual areas such as Set Design, Costume Design, Solo, and Duet categories. They also entered in two group categories: Ensemble- a very condensed excerpt from one musical; and Review- a medley of songs from at least three different shows written by the same composer.
In the past, CMS APA has…Continue
On January 27, 2014 the CHS Boys and Girls Lacrosse programs held a golf tournament fund raising event in preparation for the upcoming lacrosse season. We wish to express our many thanks to our generous sponsors who enabled our event to be a huge success! Please patronize our sponsors that generously support programs in our community. They include: Glorietta Bay Inn, Coronado Fitness Club, Wag’n Tails Coronado, Blue Jeans and Bikinis, Alexander’s Pizza, Coronado Hot Yoga, USS Midway…Continue
Added by Kevin Schulte on February 10, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Keith Butler, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Facing draconian cuts in state funding, the Coronado Unified School district plans to ask taxpayers to pass a bond measure this June to eliminate it’s $2.8 million dollar structural deficit, to maintain classroom and upgrade security and information technology.
The move was in response to the adoption of state funding formula that gives more money to districts…
Celebrating its 20th anniversary year, the 2014 Nations of San Diego International Dance Festival returns to the Coronado Performing Arts Center (650 D Avenue) later this month. Five shows are scheduled for the event, including
Friday, February 21 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 22 at 2:00 and 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 23 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
In honor of the 20th anniversary, an extra evening performance on Sunday and 30 dance companies with over 300…Continue
Added by Community Manager on February 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
Thursday, January 30th, the Coronado Islanders faced Cathedral Catholic. Early in the game the islanders went up 4-1. Then we lost our focus, letting Cathedral come back on us to tie the game by the end of the 3rd quarter. The Islanders scored quickly in the 4th quarter and then were able to hold off Cathedral for a final score 5-4. Goals were scored by Cassidy Wiley (2) and one each for Victoria Rose Meek, Jaicey Tyler and Mackenzie Wiley.…Continue
Super Bowl of Caring
The Coronado High School Octagon Club will be sponsoring a canned food collection. Canned goods and non-perishable items will be collected and tallied by Octagon club members. All canned goods that are collected will be donated to the San Diego soup kitchen at the first Presbyterian Church in downtown San Diego.
Our goal for this year is to collect at least 500 cans. We will be holding a blitz on the day of the super bowl going from house…Continue
Added by Jordyn on February 2, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Sensei David Adams, Owner and Chief Instructor of Martial Arts America, congratulates it's newest Golden Dragon. Congratulations Jake!
If you have a child at Coronado Middle School, get out your calendar and make the time to attend this special evening. Rachel Joy Scott was the first person killed at Columbine High School April 20, 1999. Rachel Scott left some six journals with words of wisdom described as "beyond her years". Since her premature death at age 17, her father and step mother have set up the non-profit Rachel's Challenge. The…Continue
Coronado High School announces NEW student opportunity:
Through a partnership between the City of Coronado and the Coronado Unified School District, CHS and CoSA are now responsible for creating and scheduling up to 8-hours of programming for the Coronado community TV station,…Continue
Coronado High School, located on D Avenue. Photo courtesy Sophia Zaller.
Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28, the counselors at Coronado High School will host three College planning sessions. Parents are invited to attend the event in the CHS multipurpose room at 6:30 p.m. Tomorrow night is specifically geared towards the parents of high school freshman (9th graders).
Wednesday, January 29 is…Continue
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