Budget Impacts to Classrooms
Starting today, our principals will be working with the Education Center team to make adjustments at schools to ensure the right teacher with the proper qualifications is in a classroom with the correct number of students. This will result in changes to classes at some campuses, which we know can be difficult for staff and students. In making the adjustments, a number of teachers will be...
College Fair 2011
San Diego Cal -SOAP will be sponsoring the College Fair 2011 for High School Students at the Scottish Rite Center in Mission Valley on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 from 6PM to 8:30PM. Working under the direction of the California Student Aid Commission, the California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) has represented the educational community throughout the state since 1978. The...
SDUSD Teaching Positions
Nearly a month into the school year, classrooms throughout San Diego have yet to be assigned a permanent teacher as the district struggles to hire back laid-off educators while coping with an unexpected dip in enrollment. The San Diego Unified School District had planned to hire back up to 150 of the 400 teachers who were laid off last spring by now. Many of those educators have been working as...
Robert Oake Baker, Class of 1965 Passed Away on September 19, 2011
San Diego City Council Member Sherri Schuler Lightner, Class of 1968 presenting a proclamation to the president of the San Dieguito River Conservancy recognizing the group’s 25th Anniversary at River Fest, an annual fundraiser. The Event was held at the Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, Rancho Santa Fe on September 25th, 2011.
The Peer Helpers Student Club is sponsoring a blood drive at Crawford High. The goal is to collect 100 pints. Please come and save a life! Friday, September 30, 2011 from 7:30am to 2:30pm, Ms. Page, Advisor.
ASB Ball 1991
Kevin Tom, Class of 1991 and Marti Breier, Class of 1993… Will C. Crawford High 1991 ASB Ball.
Health, School Officials Urge Middle School, High School Students to Get Vaccinations
California Teachers Association
Represents and serves more than 295,000 members in the state’s more than 1,000 school districts. www.cta.org
Crawford Homecomimg Dance
2011 Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 8th, 2011 from 7PM to 11PM
Crawford Complex Announcements
*SAT - October 1st, 2011 *12th Grade CAH - October 4th, 2011 *12th Grade CAHSEE Math - October 5th, 2011 *SAT Registration Deadline - October 7th, 2011 *Term 1 Progress Report - October 7th, 2011 *Homecoming - October 7th, 2011 *Homecoming Dance - October 8th, 2011 *CSC - October 12th, 2011 *Open House - October 13th, 2011 *ACT - October 22nd, 2011 *CSC - October 26th, 2011
In San Diego Unified School District, Director of Food Services Gary Petill says of his Farm to School Specialist Vanessa Zajfen, “I’m so excited about her being here, I can’t even tell you!” Read more about the team of Petill and Zajfen at School Food Focus by clicking on the following link: http://www.schoolfoodfocus.org/?p=1199
2011 Celebrity Water Luncheon for Star/Pal United for Youth. In the group photo are City of San Diego Councilwomen Sherrie Schuler Lightner, Class of 1968 and San Diego County Sheriff William Gore, Class of 1965.
Class of 1962
The Class of 1962 Reunion Committee is looking for missing classmates for the 2012 - 50th Class Reunion. Click on the following link at the John Fry Alumni Website to view the Class of 1962 Missing List: http://www.johnfry.com/pages/Missing62.html
Walk to school
Mark your calendar for International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011.
Class of 1966… 2011 - 45th Reunion
Friday, October 7th, 2011 from 3PM to 6PM at The Stable
San Diego Unified School District Teacher Movement from 2004 to 2008.
Linda Austin, 1969 Homecoming Queen
Bill AB 165
Under the legislation, superintendents, at the beginning of the school year, would be responsible for conducting assessments of the legality of collected fees. Financial and compliance auditors would include a review of those findings in their annual report. If a fee were found to be illegal, the issue would be taken up at a local school board public meeting.
September was proclaimed Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month for the City of San Diego by San Diego Council Member Sherri Schuler Lightner, Class of 1968.
Kevin Thai of Crawford High is one of two SDUSD students to advance onto the national BizFest Youth Entreneurship Competition this week in Miami Beach. BizFest, a signature initiative of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is an innovative and intensive entrepreneurial training program where Hispanic high school juniors and seniors learn how to turn their hobbies into...
$70 Million Training Center Opens
Congresswoman Susan Davis, Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences at UCSD David Brenner and City of San Diego Council Member Sherri Schuler Lightner (Class of 1968). Grand Opening of UCSD’s Medical Education and Telemedicine Center. The three-story center includes authentic mock-ups of emergency rooms, intensive care units, surgeries and treatment rooms where students, medical faculty and visiting...
School Districts Borrow $$$
For years now, the state has been getting further and further behind on its payments of tax revenues to schools. Faced with a constant shortfall in cash, Sacramento has steadily increased the amount it has to write in IOUs to school districts and is constantly behind by several months in delivering cash to schools. San Diego Unified alone is currently owed about $70 million. Other smaller local...
Class of 2001... 2011 - 10th Year Reunion
San Diego Education Association
Welcome back to a new school year! This new year brings some new structures at SDEA designed to better support site organizing and strengthen our union. If you have a workplace issue, your first and best advocate is your site Association Representative! He or she is the elected union representative at your site who can work with you to determine if your contractual rights have been violated,...
Lady Colt Honored by Padres
Irma Perez, Class of 1974 was honored by the ownership of the Padres (National League) with the Diamond MVP Award on September 16, 2011. The recognition ceremony took place at Petco Park before the San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks game.
Robin Sue Rhett-Henry, Class of 1974 Passed Away on September 2, 2011
Crawford High Reunions
Crawford High Class of 1991, 20th Year Reunion Reunion - Savanna Grill, El Cajon, November 12, 2011 Family Potluck - Sky Beach, November 13, 2011 Contact: Alex DjAl C Lopez website: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=209424762445509
State Wide Survey
In a recent survey of school personnel in more than 100 California school districts reports a significant percentage of student do not have internet access at home, and almost 99 percent of the responding educators felt students with broadband internet access at home had an advantage over students without such access.
How SDUSD Spends Money
The totals above represent $676 million of unrestricted money in the school district’s $1.1 billion operating budget. This money is the most flexible and is crucial during budget cuts. The totals don’t include spending on big building projects or federal and state grants tied to certain programs that the district can’t shift to cover normal costs like teacher salaries. Posted:...
Notable Lady Colt
In September of this year Melissa Moss was appointed for membership to the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Melissa Moss, Class of 1972 is the President of Moss Advisors, based in Washington, DC. From 2002 until 2009 she was a Senior Vice President at Capital Guardian Trust Company and previously served as the CEO of...
SAT Scores Down
More California students are taking the SAT, but scores are down. Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said fifty-three percent of California seniors took the test, which colleges use to evaluate applicants. That’s up four percent from last year. Among public school students, writing scores were down five points. Both math and critical reading scores were down six points....
Plans for School Closure
The San Diego Unified School District officials are laying the groundwork for potential school closures to cope with an ongoing fiscal crisis. On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 the Board of Education authorized protocols that will start with a series of community meetings and could lead to the closure of ten schools. Trustees want parents and teachers to have a voice in the daunting decision of...
The District’s Gamble on Finances
San Diego Unified’s 2010 labor deal was essentially a bet on the state’s finances turning around. The district negotiated two years of unpaid furloughs for teachers to deal with an immediate budget crunch, followed by a series of raises in the final year. But the state’s finances haven’t turned around, and now the district is tied into paying the raises, regardless of whether it gets any...
Class of 1976... 1986 - 10th Year Reunion
Gary C. Williams, Class of 1973 Passed Away on September 4, 2011
Crawford Educational Complex 2011