SDUSD administration looks at cuts
The budget for the San Diego Unified School District’s central office could be at least $7.5 million thinner this fall. Departments across the district have scoured their budgets for cuts to add to the list of the millions of dollars already on the table. Central office administrators are set to offer up 14 percent of their unfixed budget— most of it in job costs— during the board’s...
For the fourth year, San Diego Unified faces severe reductions in its state funding. Anticipating a cut of $120 million or more reduction in state funding for the 2011-12 school year, the Superintendent has submitted a list of cuts for the 2011-12 school year. This includes increased class size, eliminating Old Town, Balboa Park and Palomar camps, cutting School Police by half and GATE Program...
Crawford Complex Announcements
*12th Grade CAHSEE, ELA - February 1st, 2011 *12th Grade CAHAEE Math - February 2nd, 2011 *Saturday School - February 5th, 2011 *CSC - February 9th, 2011 *Love Fest, Extended Lunch - February 10, 2011 *Lincoln’s Birthday, No School - February 11th, 2011 *ACT Test - February 12th, 2011 *Washington’s Birthday, No School - February 21st, 2011 *Saturday School - February 26th, 2011 *Physical...
Senior Prom 1964
Fredrick Lewis, Class of 1964 and Barbara Lamb, Class of 1964… Will C. Crawford High 1964 Senior Prom.
ASB Ball 1971
Victor Perez, Class of 1971 and Gina Mattera, Class of 1972 Our Lady of Peace Academy… Will C. Crawford High School 1971 ASB Ball.
Colt now Aztec
Malcolm Thomas, Class of 2006
Class of 1972 - Girls Night Out
Several Lady Colts of the Class of 1972 recently held their yearly gathering. To view some of the photos from the 5th Annual Post-Holiday Re-gifting— visit the John Fry website at: http://www.johnfry.com/pages/Party7211.html
Executive Chef, Katherine Humphus
Katherine Humphus, Class of 2006 is featured in a Union-Tribune video titled: Bo-beau’s New Chef. Also, you can read a UT article on her published early this month at: https://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jan/06/first-bite-bo-beau-kitchen-bar/ titled: First bite: Bo-beau Kitchen + bar
Students Speaking Out Online
San Diego County Crime Stoppers has a new website for its Students Speaking Out program, which offers students safety tips and ways to report crimes and dangerous activity. The mission of Students Speaking Out is to empower young people to use their voices to make schools and communities safer. Students can make a difference in bringing an end to senseless violence and dangerous activities that...
Love Fest 2011
Crawford Educational Complex’s Annual Love Fest will be held on February 10, 2011 from 12:10 pm -12:54 pm at the Main Quad. 50 cents a ticket.
Crawford Students Make Gold
Crawford High students learned how to make pennies into gold, and burn ice by using their science savvy when the biotechnology class from Crawford High CHAMPs toured the chemistry and biology labs at the famed science center, Scripps Research Institute. Read about it on the SDUSD News Feed at: http://www.sandi.net/sandi/cwp/view.asp?A=3&Q=332741
Lady Colt has written another book
Susan Vreeland, Class of 1963 is a best-selling historical novelist and former high school English teacher. Click on this link to read the January 16, 2011 article in the UT at: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jan/16/the-guiding-light-behind-tiffany-lamps/
Key Club Returns to Crawford
Crawford’s CHAMPs students now have a Key Club. After more than a decade absent from the campus, the Kiwanis Club School Auxiliary is back. To learn more—just click on this SDUSD News link at: http://sdusd-newsfeed.blogspot.com/2011/01/key-club-returns-to-crawford-campus.html
Deadline to choose city schools approaches
Families that choose to send their students to city schools outside their neighborhoods have until February 15 to apply for their preferred campuses. Read more about his option in an article in the January 17, 2011 UT by clicking on this link: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jan/17/deadline-to-choose-city-schools-approaches/
Chief County paper shuffler Crawford Colt
Read the latest write-up in the Union-Tribune on Ernest Droneburg, Class of 1961 as the new County Assessor makes plans for reform. To learn more just click on this link: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jan/12/ernie-dronenburg-chief-county-paper-shuffler/
MVAS Students give support at Farmer’s Market
On October 30th, 2010 students of the Crawford Complex Multimedia and Visual Arts School (MVAS) braved the rain to help run a kids table at the annual City Heights Farmers’ Market Day of the Dead Festival. The event was sponsored by Say San Diego and organized by Claudia Baltazar. MVAS students ran their monthly Kids Art Activity Table with the theme of skulls. At the table, children were...
From Superintendent Bill Kowba
While our new governor, Jerry Brown, came out strongly in favor of education in his budget message, the district is still expecting another year of cuts— possibly $120 million — to the 2011-12 general fund. This is on top of the $400 million cut over the last three years. In his budget message, the governor pledged to keep funding at its current levels, stating “Schools have...
Ronald Marc Bankhead, Class of 1963 Passed Away on January 11, 2011
School Choice Fair
Back by popular demand, the 3rd Annual School Choice Fair will take place on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Balboa Park Recital Hall. More than 1,500 families attended last year’s event. The school choice open enrollment period ends Feb.15, 2011 for school year 2011-12. For more information, visit www.sandi.net/enrollmentoptions.
Crawford Complex Announcements
*Saturday School - January 15, 2011 *Martin Luther King Day, No School - January 17, 2011 *Ice Skating Night, 5 to 9PM - January 21, 2011 *SAT Test, Saturday School - January 22, 2011 *Term 3/Semester 2 Begin - January 31, 2011 *CSC, Regular School Day - January 26, 2011 *End of Term 2 & Semester 1 Minimum Day Schedule - January 28, 2011 *Saturday School Day - January 29, 2011
MLK Can Food Drive
Support the Crawford Educational Complex 2011 MLK Jr. Freedom From Hunger Food Drive - January 18th to 27th, 2011.
SDUSD's Prop S Improves Technology- Saves $35...
To support its 21st Century Interactive Classroom Initiative (known as “i21”), San Diego Unified School District is upgrading technology infrastructure at its schools. The digital learning environment for students and teachers is being enhanced with high-speed, wireless internet connectivity in classrooms throughout the district. Over the next three years, this work will...
Changing the Way School Budget Decisions are Made
How much money will schools get for the next school year and how will it be spent? There is good news and bad news, according to the San Diego Unified School District, which is changing the way budget decisions are made. The District says it’s stepping back and giving schools more flexibility in how money is spent. That’s the good news, according to the district. The bad news is that...
Focus on API at Crawford Complex
During a Wednesday Professional Development day in December, several teachers met to discuss the formation of an API (Academic Performance Index) team at the Crawford Educational Complex. Encouraged by the tremendous growth in the API scores last year (64 points at MVAS, 43 points at CHAMPs, and 65 points at IDEA), the team is assembling to ensure that this type of growth continues. Combined...
Colts Baseball Pre-season Banquet
The event will be held on February 25th, 2011 at the Crawford Educational Complex Gym. *Photo is of the 1965 Will C. Crawford Varsity Baseball Team. Open to the public by invitation only… doors open at 5PM.
The next session of Teen Court is set for January 20, 2011 at 3:00pm in the Center for Social Justice, LAB Rm. 206. The community is welcome to observe on the condition they subscribe to an oath of confidentiality. For more information contact Steve Lutbeg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAT at Crawford Complex
The next SAT test date at the Crawford Educational Complex is January 22, 2011. For questions about SAT administration at the Crawford Educational Complex and/or Mu Alpha Theta, please contact SAT site administrator Becky Breedlove at (619) 990-0248 or email@example.com.
Area 9 superintendent Dr. Tony Burks II had his first of several Walk-in-Wednesdays at the Crawford Educational Complex on December 8, 2010. Dr. Burks set up a temporary office in the foyer of the Crawford Educational Complex auditorium and propped open the door. Students, parents, teachers, and community members were invited to come in and have a conversation.
Crawford Complex Announcements
*Love Fest - The Crawford Educational Complex’s Annual Love Fest will be held on February 10, 2011 from 12:10 pm to 12:54 pm at the Main Quad of the campus. *Cal SOAP - On January 12, 2011… Cal SOAP will be giving a financial aid presentation and discussing about FAFSA. *JROTC - On January 12, 2011… The JROTC will be having a Promotion and Awards Ceremony at 12:30 pm...
Jeffery David Garrison, Class of 1968 Passed Away on January 1, 2011
Happy Holidays from the Crawford Complex!