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Travel Trailer For Helix Charter Music Kids Stolen

Travel Trailer For Helix Charter Music Kids Stolen

The trailer is used to transport equipment for Helix Highlander Marching Band and Drumline to participate in competitions.
SDSU to Start Construction on South Campus Plaza

SDSU to Start Construction on South Campus Plaza

No state funds, tuition or fees are being used, according to SDSU.
9,300 Students to Graduate from SDSU on Friday

9,300 Students to Graduate from SDSU on Friday

Commencement ceremonies will be held at San Diego State University on Friday.
La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools Will Close for Thursday Due to Fires

La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools Will Close for Thursday Due to Fires

More than two dozen school districts have announced closures in San Diego County.
Did You Attend the 1964 MLK Jr. Speech at SDSU?

Did You Attend the 1964 MLK Jr. Speech at SDSU?

Seth Mallios, chairman of the SDSU Anthropology Department and the school's historian, is hoping to collect both memories and memorabilia from the talk nearly 50 years ago.
County Grand Jury Report Looks at Improving School Security

County Grand Jury Report Looks at Improving School Security

The report stresses that physical barriers and even armed guards do not necessarily prevent school violence, and those measures should be viewed as a supplement to, but not a substitute for,
Area High School Student Dies from Suspected Meningitis

Area High School Student Dies from Suspected Meningitis

The student, whose name was not released, attended Patrick Henry High School.
San Diego Researcher Explains Why We Trash-Talk Opponents

San Diego Researcher Explains Why We Trash-Talk Opponents

Researchers led by UC San Diego behavioral economist Uri Gneezy have shown that competitors tend to deliberately anger their opponents when it will give them an advantage.
Grossmont Union High School District Awarded $50K Grant

Grossmont Union High School District Awarded $50K Grant

The funds will help the district develop advanced instruction programs in a variety of subjects.
UC San Diego Study Finds Total Smoking Bans Help Smokers To Quit

UC San Diego Study Finds Total Smoking Bans Help Smokers To Quit

California has the second-lowest adult smoking rate in the nation.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Murray Manor, Grossmont Students Test Positive for Pertussis

Murray Manor, Grossmont Students Test Positive for Pertussis

Cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, were detected at Murray Manor Elementary School and Grossmont High School following a case of pertussis at Helix Charter High School last mo