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CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!

CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!

Congratulations Lorelei! We love watching you succeed in the classroom, on the field and on stage! Next stop middle school! ...
Scripps Ranch High School receives high rating

Scripps Ranch High School receives high rating

Scripps Ranch High School receives high rating Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) was ranked second among top high schools in ...
SRHS student will join the SDUSD board

SRHS student will join the SDUSD board

SRHS student will join the SDUSD board Scripps Ranch High School student Quinton Baldis was one of only two students ...
Orchestra performs at Organ Pavilion

Orchestra performs at Organ Pavilion

(courtesy of Russell Shedd) Orchestra performs at Organ Pavilion The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) orchestra performed live in concert ...
Students will sail into prom

Students will sail into prom

SRHS will hold its prom on a Hornblower harbor cruise. (courtesy of Hornblower) Students will sail into prom By John ...
Jerabek Elementary plans 44th Ranch Round Up

Jerabek Elementary plans 44th Ranch Round Up

The Jerabek Elementary School Ranch Round Up will be held May 17, 3:05-7 p.m. on the school campus. (courtesy photo) ...
‘Princess What’s Her Name’

‘Princess What’s Her Name’

The cast of Dingeman Elementary School’s production of “Princess What’s Her Name” includes (front row, from left) Carter Shatzko, Naomi ...
Lost & Found: The things students will lose

Lost & Found: The things students will lose

The coat fence holds an abundance of items left behind at Miramar Ranch Elementary. (courtesy photo) Lost & Found: The ...
Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Big Fish’ 

Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Big Fish’ 

The cast and team of the Falcon Playhouse production of “Big Fish.” (courtesy photo) Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Big Fish’  By ...
COLORFUL PARKING SPOTS

COLORFUL PARKING SPOTS

(photo by Lisa Shadburn) COLORFUL PARKING SPOTS Senor student drivers at Scripps Ranch High School used vibrant colors to decorate ...
SRHS marching band places 4th at State

SRHS marching band places 4th at State

The Scripps Ranch High School Falcon Corps and Color Guard performs its winning routine during halftime at a Falcons football ...
Falcon Playhouse presents another classic

Falcon Playhouse presents another classic

The cast and crew of the Scripps Ranch High School Falcon Playhouse production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” (photo courtesy ...
Marshall Music program getting back to normal

Marshall Music program getting back to normal

Cameron Brown directs the instrumental music program at Marshall Middle School. (photo courtesy of Cameron Brown) Marshall Music program getting ...
SRHS earns top awards at tourney

SRHS earns top awards at tourney

(photo by Jim Wick) SRHS earns top awards at tourney The Scripps Ranch High School Falcon Corps and Color Guard ...
SRHS makes Honor Roll

SRHS makes Honor Roll

SRHS makes Honor Roll Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) was named by the College Board as a gold member of ...
Local students win essay contest

Local students win essay contest

Essay contest winners were honored at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library’s 30th anniversary celebration. Pictured are (from left) Prasanna Madabushi, ...
Three local schools listed as healthiest

Three local schools listed as healthiest

Three local schools listed as healthiest Marshall Middle School, Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School and Miramar Ranch Elementary School are ...
CyberPatriot team ready for competition

CyberPatriot team ready for competition

CyberPatriot team ready for competition By Ashley Shah The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) CyberPatriot team, a subdivision of the ...
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Drew Bidermann, 5th grade and Luke Bidermann, 3rd grade, EBS Elementary (photo by Kristi Bidermann) FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL Parents ...
Mr. Benjamin’s Cotillion continues teaching etiquette

Mr. Benjamin’s Cotillion continues teaching etiquette

Peter Benjamin instructs his students during a class. (courtesy photo) Mr. Benjamin’s Cotillion continues teaching etiquette By Kaila Mellos Mr ...
New Marshall principal chosen

New Marshall principal chosen

New Marshall principal chosen The San Diego Unified School District announced that Stephen Olds is the new Principal of Thurgood ...
Jonathan McDade is new Jerabek principal

Jonathan McDade is new Jerabek principal

Principal Jonathan McDade   Jonathan McDade is new Jerabek principal By: Ashley Shah Jonathan McDade is the new Jerabek Elementary ...
Prepare your children for kindergarten

Prepare your children for kindergarten

Block building supports creativity, cognitive flexibility, planning and organization. Take some time to build with blocks using different shapes and ...
Tips for smooth back-to-school transition

Tips for smooth back-to-school transition

Simplify mornings as much as possible by packing backpacks, prepping lunches and planning outfits in the evenings to save yourself ...
Principals comment on 2023-24 year

Principals comment on 2023-24 year

Principals comment on 2023-24 year All principals of Scripps Ranch schools were asked to express their thoughts about the 2023-24 ...
Back-to-school shopping

Back-to-school shopping

Leaving the kids at home when shopping may help save money, according to a survey commissioned by Slickdeals and conducted ...
2023 SRHS Commencement

2023 SRHS Commencement

(photo by Jim Wick) 2023 SRHS Commencement The commencement ceremony for the 2023 graduating class of Scripps Ranch High School ...
TOP SCHOLARS

TOP SCHOLARS

Albert Liu TOP SCHOLARS By Ashley Shah Albert Liu, Kevin Zhao and Grace Li, graduating seniors at Scripps Ranch High ...
Women’s Club announces award recipients

Women’s Club announces award recipients

Winners of the Scripps Ranch Women’s Club scholarships are Melanie Calkins (left) and Grace Li, with Scholarship Chair Sally Anderson ...
CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!

CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!

Congratulations to our little graduate! We are the luckiest parents in the world to have such an amazing, intelligent, sweet ...
Marshall student places in contest

Marshall student places in contest

Marshall student places in contest Write Out Loud, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and ...
Dingeman Elementary holds its own World’s Fair

Dingeman Elementary holds its own World’s Fair

The 2022 Dingeman Elementary School spring fundraiser featured a selection of inflatable jumpies and games. (courtesy of Dingeman Elementary School) ...
Volunteers plan Jerabek Ranch Round Up

Volunteers plan Jerabek Ranch Round Up

Mehri Sadri Volunteers plan Jerabek Ranch Round Up By Ashley Shah Jerabek Elementary School’s (JES) annual spring fundraiser, the Ranch ...
Student earns Harry S. Truman Foundation scholarship

Student earns Harry S. Truman Foundation scholarship

Sandrien “Sandy” Mekany Student earns Harry S. Truman Foundation scholarship By Kaila Mellos Sandrien “Sandy” Mekany, a former Scripps Ranch ...
SRHS senior events

SRHS senior events

SRHS senior events Here are some of the remaining events as the 2023 senior class of Scripps Ranch High School ...
SRHS students host Model U.N. conference 

SRHS students host Model U.N. conference 

SRHS students host Model U.N. conference  By Ashley Shah The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Model United Nations (MUN) organization ...
Trishaa Camp named Teacher of the Year

Trishaa Camp named Teacher of the Year

Trishaa Camp, SDUSD 2023 Teacher of the Year Trishaa Camp named Teacher of the Year Trishaa Camp from Scripps Ranch ...
Bill to pay student reps advances

Bill to pay student reps advances

San Diego Unified School District student board member representative Lea Nepomuceno, a senior at Scripps Ranch High School, testifies in ...
SRHS band performs at the Rady Shell

SRHS band performs at the Rady Shell

(photo by John Gregory) SRHS band performs at the Rady Shell The Scripps Ranch High School Full Band and Orchestra, ...
SRWAC scholarships available

SRWAC scholarships available

Sylvia Ferrer-McGrade (far right) of the Scripps Ranch Women’s Athletic Club celebrates the 2022 SRWAC Scholarship winners: (from left) Olivia ...
ORDER IN THE COURT

ORDER IN THE COURT

Scripps Ranch High School Mock Trial Team prosecution attorneys were (from left) Jaclyn Macatee, Shivanshi Sharma and Jaeda O’Campo. (photo ...
FOAM PARTY

FOAM PARTY

(photo by Katie Mandalia) FOAM PARTY READY, SET, GLOW! The Miramar Ranch Elementary School FFA held a “glow in the ...
New info website opens for students

New info website opens for students

Lorena Ford New info website opens for students The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) recently launched a new Student ...
SRHS on list for VAPA funds

SRHS on list for VAPA funds

SRHS on list for VAPA funds The VAPA Foundation, whose mission is to increase access to and enhance the quality ...
 Falcon Playhouse prepares for musical ‘Anastasia’

 Falcon Playhouse prepares for musical ‘Anastasia’

SRHS Falcon Playhouse student actors rehearse for the upcoming production of “Anastasia.” (courtesy photo) Falcon Playhouse prepares for musical ‘Anastasia’ ...
Student accepted to prestigious program

Student accepted to prestigious program

Frankie Kelly Student accepted to prestigious program San Diego resident Frankie Kelly, a sophomore quantitative economics major at Dickinson College ...
Student honored for high test performance

Student honored for high test performance

Mihir Majeti displays his certificate from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. (courtesy photo) Student honored for high test ...
Dingeman Honor Choir performs at showcase

Dingeman Honor Choir performs at showcase

(photo by Lisa Shadburn) Dingeman Honor Choir performs at showcase The Dingeman Elementary School Honor Choir, directed by Garner Saguil, ...
Old Pros open 2023 scholarships

Old Pros open 2023 scholarships

Don Robinson of the Scripps Ranch Old Pros congratulates MacKenzie Cain on receiving a scholarship. Graduating senior high school athletes ...
AFJROTC cadets earn prestigious scholarships

AFJROTC cadets earn prestigious scholarships

Xavier Rico (left) and Joshua Yang (courtesy photo) AFJROTC cadets earn prestigious scholarships By Jill Alexander While some high school ...
SRHS musicians recently honored

SRHS musicians recently honored

SRHS musicians recently honored The following students from the Scripps Ranch High School Music Program were recently selected to All-State ...
MMS Musical Theatre Class

MMS Musical Theatre Class

(photo by Lisa Shadburn) MMS Musical Theatre Class The Marshall Middle School musical theatre class put on an original winter ...
EBS Elementary among Distinguished Schools

EBS Elementary among Distinguished Schools

EBS Elementary among Distinguished Schools Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School in Scripps Ranch was selected for the California Distinguished Schools Program ...
Ohayon earns outstanding honor

Ohayon earns outstanding honor

Michael Ohayon (center) is flanked by his coaches: Gio Ayon (left) and Kat Welsch. (courtesy photo) Ohayon earns outstanding honor ...
Marshall music program is in tune and performing

Marshall music program is in tune and performing

Students in the Marshall Middle School music program perform in concert. (courtesy photo) Marshall music program is in tune and ...
Cyberknights headed to first championships  

Cyberknights headed to first championships  

The Cyberknights are prepared for the SoCal Championships to be held on Dec. 17. (courtesy photo) Cyberknights headed to first ...
<strong>Program empowers young women</strong>

Program empowers young women

Students in the Miramar Ranch Elementary School Girls on the Run team. (courtesy photo)  Program empowers young women By Ashley ...
<strong>Mustang Theatre actors prepare for ‘Roshambo’</strong>

Mustang Theatre actors prepare for ‘Roshambo’

Mustang Theatre student actors have been rehearsing to perform “Roshambo,” running Nov. 29-Dec. 2. (courtesy photo) Mustang Theatre actors prepare ...
SRHS marching band captures fourth at State

SRHS marching band captures fourth at State

The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Falcon Corps and Color Guard performs at the Falcon Invitational on Oct. 29. (photo ...
<strong>Falcon Playhouse president sets the stage</strong>

Falcon Playhouse president sets the stage

Mika’la Chiaco, Falcon Playhouse president (courtesy photo) Falcon Playhouse president sets the stage By Patricia Overton Drama students from the ...
<strong>COLORFUL PARKING SPOTS</strong>

COLORFUL PARKING SPOTS

(photo by Lisa Shadburn) COLORFUL PARKING SPOTS Many seniors at Scripps Ranch High School enjoyed the creativity and camaraderie of ...
SRHS students among <strong>Remarkable Teens</strong>

SRHS students among Remarkable Teens

Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) students Vedant Nahar and Lea Nepomuceno are among the 25 Most Remarkable Teens in San ...
Student spends year in North Macedonia

Student spends year in North Macedonia

Isabella Lastomirsky is spending her senior year of high school in North Macedonia as part of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange ...
MRE Halloween Carnival returns Oct. 22

MRE Halloween Carnival returns Oct. 22

(logo by Isabella & Tara Detchemendy/www.guilddesign.co) MRE Halloween Carnival returns Oct. 22 By John Gregory The entire Scripps Ranch Community ...
Miramar Ranch among healthiest schools

Miramar Ranch among healthiest schools

Miramar Ranch among healthiest schools Miramar Ranch Elementary School in Scripps Ranch was one of 18 schools in the San ...
Students prep for national cyber security competition

Students prep for national cyber security competition

Nathan Min (left) and Veer Chopra (right) Students prep for national cyber security competition By Ashley Shah The Scripps Ranch ...
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Sophialuz Lopez, Jerabek Elementary, 2nd grade (photo by Mom Lucy NDP) FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL There was plenty of anticipation, ...
Meet Rosy Barba: SRHS drum major

Meet Rosy Barba: SRHS drum major

Rosy Barba, SRHS lead drum major, oversees preparations for a halftime performance by the school’s marching band on Aug. 26 ...
Tips to raise your children to be kind and caring

Tips to raise your children to be kind and caring

Children can develop a sense of empathy, which can help them have positive interactionswith others anywhere. (Family Features) Tips to ...
FIRST DAY PHOTOS

FIRST DAY PHOTOS

FIRST DAY PHOTOS ATTENTION PARENTS: Send a special photo of your students on their first day of the 2022-23 schoolyear ...
Focus on building new social skills 

Focus on building new social skills 

Building these social skills now can help your children start the school year ready to learn and grow. (KinderCare) Focus ...
Cheer team preps for season

Cheer team preps for season

Sena Taborsky (photo by Lisa Shadburn) Jordin McCrory (photo by Lisa Shadburn) LaCorrea Dean (photo by Lisa Shadburn) Alexis Bernabe ...
Ways to support teachers this fall

Ways to support teachers this fall

Here are a handful of ideas about how parents can support teachers who go above and beyond the call of ...
Connect with the teacher

Connect with the teacher

When parents and teachers connect, they can create a stronger support system. (KinderCare) Connect with the teacher (Family Features) A ...
It's vax to school time!

It’s vax to school time!

(courtesy photo) It's vax to school time! By Fernanda Lopez HalvorsonCounty of San Diego Communications Office The start of August ...
SRHS senior joins school board

SRHS senior joins school board

Lea Nepomuceno was sworn in to the San Diego Unified Board of Education as a student member. SRHS senior joins ...
The Children of Tomorrow club runs successful eyeglass donation project

The Children of Tomorrow club runs successful eyeglass donation project

Some of the SRHS students involved in The Children of Tomorrow club. Officers pictured are President Youngji Kim (front row, ...
SRHS student joins Board of Education 

SRHS student joins Board of Education 

SRHS student joins Board of Education  Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) student Lea Nepomuceno is one of two new student ...
SRHS top scholars

SRHS top scholars

SRHS top scholars By Ashley Shah Kayla Xu and Vanessa Zhou, seniors at Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS), have the ...
Class of 2022 Car Parade

Class of 2022 Car Parade

(photo by Jim Wick) Class of 2022 Car Parade Happy graduates of the Scripps Ranch High School Class of 2022 ...
Class of 2022

Class of 2022

We are so proud of all your accomplishments, Olivia Ryley Bautista Pennington! CalPoly San Luis Obispo is getting an awesome ...
Schools have faced changes and challenges 

Schools have faced changes and challenges 

Schools have faced changes and challenges   By Ashley Shah Like most schools in the 2021-2022 school year, Scripps Ranch ...
SRHS Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Radium Girls’ in June

SRHS Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Radium Girls’ in June

SRHS Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Radium Girls’ in June By Kaila Mellos The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Falcon Playhouse is ...
SDUSD mask policy may change May 25

SDUSD mask policy may change May 25

SDUSD mask policy may change May 25 The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) sent a message to parents via ...
SCHOOL NEWS

SCHOOL NEWS

SCHOOL NEWS SRHS graduation The Scripps Ranch High School Class of 2022 commencement ceremony will be held June 14, 5-6:30 ...
SHRS band plays The Rady Shell

SHRS band plays The Rady Shell

(photo by John Gregory) SHRS band plays The Rady Shell The Scripps Ranch High School Full Band and Orchestra, under ...
Music program super volunteer 

Music program super volunteer 

Elaine Rosen (courtesy photo)  Music program super volunteer  By Ashley Shah Elaine Rosen, president of the Scripps Ranch High School ...
Legacy of longtime teacher honored

Legacy of longtime teacher honored

Leigh Morioka (courtesy photo) Legacy of longtime teacher honored By Kaila Mellos Longtime Dingeman Elementary School teacher Leigh Morioka passed ...
HONOR CONCERT

HONOR CONCERT

(photo by Lisa Shadburn)  HONOR CONCERT San Diego Unified School District Visual and Performing Arts Department held a Choral Honor ...
Josh Rosenberg named Teacher of the Year

Josh Rosenberg named Teacher of the Year

Josh Rosenberg (courtesy photo) Josh Rosenberg named Teacher of the Year By Ashley Shah Josh Rosenberg, biology and advanced biology ...
ROCKETEERS! The sky's the limit

ROCKETEERS! The sky’s the limit

Rocketeers from Together We Shine Horizons assemble a rocket in preparation for a test launch. (courtesy of Soontorn Banchongsirichareon)  ROCKETEERS! ...
Club collects 450 pounds of food

Club collects 450 pounds of food

Scripps Ranch Social Justice Club board members are (from left) Lara Cokie, Priya Kamath, Savannah Shuman, Katelyn Chu and Naomi ...
SCHOOL NEWS: JANUARY 2022

SCHOOL NEWS: JANUARY 2022

The Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band and Color Guard earned its way into the California State Band Championships Division ...
Mustang Theatre productions are back

Mustang Theatre productions are back

The Mustang Theatre cast of “Space Princess Wars.” (courtesy photo) Mustang Theatre productions are back By Kaila Mellos Thurgood Marshall ...
Curtain rises again for Falcon Playhouse

Curtain rises again for Falcon Playhouse

Students perform on the Falcon Playhouse set of “Working.” (courtesy of Falcon Playhouse) Curtain rises again for Falcon Playhouse By ...
Marshall Middle School music returns

Marshall Middle School music returns

The Marshall Middle School advanced symphony orchestra and band during class. (courtesy of Cameron Brown) Marshall Middle School music returns ...
SCHOOL NEWS

SCHOOL NEWS

SCHOOL NEWS Mutual Aid Drive set for December The Scripps Ranch Social Justice Club at Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) ...
SRHS marching band strives for perfection

SRHS marching band strives for perfection

  The Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band and Color Guard performs at Falcons football games and earns top scores at ...
Students hope to launch new magazine

Students hope to launch new magazine

Students hope to launch new magazine By Kaila Mellos Sahithi Lingampalli and Lea Nepomuceno, two Scripps Ranch High School students, ...
Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band

SRHS earns awards at field tournament

(photo by John Gregory) SRHS earns awards at field tournament The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Marching Band and Color ...
Newbreak Church: a good neighbor to Scripps Ranch High School

Newbreak Church: a good neighbor to Scripps Ranch High School

Volunteers from Newbreak Church deliver reams of paper to Scripps Ranch High School. (courtesy photo) Newbreak Church: a good neighbor ...
Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band and Color Guard

TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS: SRHS Marching Band and Color Guard

Leaders of the Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band and Color Guard display their awards from the Valhalla High School ...
HOMECOMING ROYALTY

HOMECOMING ROYALTY

SRHS Homecoming Queen Sarah Kogelman and King Dylan Kay were crowned at halftime ceremonies of the Homecoming football game on ...
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Jaxson Winter – 8th grade at Marshall Middle School (MMS), Travis Ridgway – 9th grade at Cathedral Catholic School, Ethan ...
Duo introduces arts to underprivileged kids

Duo introduces arts to underprivileged kids

Ashlyn Hunter and Sharisa You Duo introduces arts to underprivileged kids By Kaila Mellos Two young Scripps Ranch locals have ...
BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL Scripps Ranch High School • School days will begin at 8:45 a.m. and end at 3:33 p.m ...
Make math part of daily life

Make math part of daily life

When it comes to math, parents can help make the subject more fun, interesting and approachable by equipping kids with ...
Parents can help children build social skills

Parents can help children build social skills

Research shows that parents’ top learning priorities for their children prior to entering grade school are how to play well ...
Navigate feelings about returning to school

Navigate feelings about returning to school

Students who aren’t able to articulate their feelings might not be able to make the connection between new, uncertain situations ...
Information from San Diego Unified

Information from San Diego Unified

Information from San Diego Unified The following are excerpts from a San Diego Unified School District message regarding the new ...
Leigh Morioka

Popular Dingeman Elementary teacher retires

Leigh Morioka (courtesy photo) Popular Dingeman Elementary teacher retires By Kaila Mellos After 25 years, teacher Leigh Morioka has retired ...
Marshall is a Distinguished School

Marshall is a Distinguished School

Marshall is a Distinguished School Thurgood Marshall Middle School (MMS) in Scripps Ranch received the California Distinguished School designation from ...
Meet the top scholars

Meet the top scholars

Meet the top scholars By Ashley Shah Nolan Bowyer and Jordan Peranginangin, the top scholars in the Scripps Ranch High ...
Graduation car parade

Graduation car parade

(photo by Justin Fine) Graduation car parade Happy graduates from the Scripps Ranch High School class of 2021 celebrated as ...
Todd Durkin

Foundation still makes an IMPACT

Todd Durkin, founder of the Durkin IMPACT Foundation, recently announced the foundation’s 2021 scholarship winners. (courtesy photo) Foundation still makes ...
Congratulations, class of 2021!

Congratulations, class of 2021!

Congratulations Emily! We are so proud of you! Congratulations, class of 2021! Congratulations Mihika! You deserve it for all the ...
Seniors Corner: Thoughts on graduation events

Seniors Corner: Thoughts on graduation events

Seniors Corner: Thoughts on graduation events By Ashley Shah These seniors from Scripps Ranch High School share their perspective about ...
Marshall takes home Jr. Model UN honors

Marshall takes home Jr. Model UN honors

Marshall takes home Jr. Model UN honors Marshall Middle School (MMS) students attended the 44th annual San Diego Regional Junior ...
SRHS is a Distinguished School

SRHS is a Distinguished School

SRHS is a Distinguished School Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) received the California Distinguished School designation from the California Department ...
Seniors Corner: Nearing the end of senior year

Seniors Corner: Nearing the end of senior year

Seniors Corner: Nearing the end of senior year By Ashley Shah Seniors from Scripps Ranch High describe their thoughts about ...
Innovations Academy still thrives

Innovations Academy still thrives

The new location for Innovations academy is 5454 Ruffin Road. (courtesy Innovations Academy) Innovations Academy still thrives By Ashley Shah ...
First day of in-person school

First day of in-person school

Gia Iyer is excited for in-person Kindergarten at EBS Elementary. (photo by Ramesh Iyer) First day of in-person school Scripps ...
Foundation continues despite COVID-19 challenges

Foundation continues despite COVID-19 challenges

Foundation continues despite COVID-19 challenges By Alex Piscatelli Despite an unprecedented year, the Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Foundation is ...
Seniors Corner: Reflecting on senior year

Seniors Corner: Reflecting on senior year

Seniors Corner: Reflecting on senior year By Ashley Shah Kaylie ShadburnAssociated Student Body President “Serving as ASB president has been ...
SRHS College Series goes virtual

SRHS College Series goes virtual

Ginger Colletto, coordinator of the SRHS College and Career Series SRHS College Series goes virtual By Nick Ng Students at ...
Spring break caution is urged by leaders

Spring break caution is urged by leaders

Spring break caution is urged by leaders (March 26, 2021) The mayor of San Diego, the San Diego Unified School ...
SDUSD sets date for Reopening

SDUSD sets date for Reopening

SDUSD sets date for reopening (Feb. 23, 2021) The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) released an announcement about its ...
Seniors Corner: Coping with distance learning

Seniors Corner: Coping with distance learning

Nick Aguilar Four-year cross country runner Seniors Corner: Coping with distance learning By Ashley Shah Seniors at Scripps Ranch High ...
Committee celebrates high school seniors

Committee celebrates high school seniors

Jody Luke, Scripps Ranch High School Senior Parent Committee founder, with her SRHS senior daughter Annalee Luke. (courtesy of Jody ...
SRHS Students highlight career paths

SRHS Students highlight career paths

Michael Ohayon and Anush Salaniwal (photo courtesy of Michael Ohayon) SRHS Students highlight career paths By Ashley Shah Sophomores at ...
Seniors Corner: Activities slipping away

Seniors Corner: Activities slipping away

Seniors Corner: Activities slipping away By Ashley Shah Seniors at Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) express their thoughts about going ...
Popular student video: ‘Surfin’ USA’

Popular student video: ‘Surfin’ USA’

Dingeman Elementary School teacher Garner Saguil taught his students how to play the ukulele and posted a popular video of ...
Seniors Corner: Missing senior year

Seniors Corner: Missing senior year

Shea Richardson-Pepper Seniors Corner: Missing senior year By Ashley Shah Seniors at Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) provide their thoughts ...
SRHS club promotes social justice

SRHS club promotes social justice

Several members of the Social Justice Club at Scripps Ranch High School help during a shopping run for donations for ...
Concerns about mental health

Concerns about mental health

Julia McKane Concerns about mental health By Kaila Mellos As San Diego County experiences rising case numbers of COVID-19, public ...
Teachers face distance learning challenges

Teachers face distance learning challenges

Timothy Leonard Teachers face distance learning challenges By Kaila Mellos Scripps Ranch public schools, like many all over the county, ...
Students color parking spaces

Students color parking spaces

(photo by Justin Fine) Students color parking spaces Several Scripps Ranch High School seniors were able to continue a school ...
Seniors Corner: Missing  social activities

Seniors Corner: Missing social activities

Luke Durkin Seniors Corner: Missing social activities Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) seniors share their thoughts during this time of ...
SRHS club helps the homeless

SRHS club helps the homeless

Members of the 2019 SRHS Homeless Outreach Club. (courtesy photo) SRHS club helps the homeless Many Scripps Ranch High School ...
SDUSD continues online into January

SDUSD continues online into January

SDUSD continues online into January On Dec. 1, San Diego Unified School District issued a statement announcing that plans to ...
Quincy to the Rescue!

Quincy to the Rescue!

Teacher Susan Beisel's service dog, Quincy, displays his official Golden State Service Dog vest certifying his accreditation. (courtesy of Susan ...
SRHS teens launch free tutoring online

SRHS teens launch free tutoring online

Anjali Koganti (left) and Sumana Srinivas, founders of Homework Help Network, launched their free tutoring program for Marshall Middle School ...
Seniors Corner: Missing Friday night lights

Seniors Corner: Missing Friday night lights

Annalee Luke Seniors Corner: Missing Friday night lights Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) students have ...
EBS plans Fall Family Festival

EBS plans Fall Family Festival

EBS plans Fall Family Festival Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School plans to hold a Drive-Thru Fall Festival at the school’s ...
Movie Night a big success

Movie Night a big success

Jerabek Elementary School volunteers passed out goodie bags in advance of the school's Virtual Movie Night. (courtesy of Laura Stephens) ...
A special teacher for wonderful kids

A special teacher for wonderful kids

Eva Forgeron, a student of Joe Marsella, is all smiles as she enjoys time on the playground. (courtesy of Emily ...
Education leaders request virus tests

Education leaders request virus tests

Education leaders request virus tests San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten and San ...
SDUSD removes letter from food baskets

SDUSD removes letter from food baskets

SDUSD removes letter from food baskets (Oct. 6) San Diego Unified School District is removing a letter from President Donald ...
Kindness Week continues  at Jerabek

Kindness Week continues at Jerabek

Kindness Week continues at Jerabek After four years of bringing students together to preach the importance of kindness at Jerabek ...
Team Inspiration scores international victory!

Team Inspiration scores international victory!

RoboSub is an international underwater autonomous robotics competition in which college, high school and middle school students design and build ...
Jerabek holds Movie Night

Jerabek holds Movie Night

Jerabek holds Movie Night Jerabek Elementary School will hold a virtual Movie Night on Saturday night, Sept. 26. All families ...
District warns against K gap year

District warns against K gap year

District warns against K gap year The San Diego Unified School District is emphasizing to families that children who turned ...
Robotics team wins 2020 world title!

Robotics team wins 2020 world title!

Robotics team wins 2020 world title! Team Inspiration, a second year middle and high school team based in the Stonebridge ...
Teacher prepares  for online classes

Teacher prepares for online classes

Julie Callahan Teacher prepares for online classes As the upcoming school year comes to a kickoff, teachers, students and parents ...
Lawson takes the reins at SRHS

Lawson takes the reins at SRHS

Lawson takes the reins at SRHS Most people would hardly consider Matt Lawson's timing in the position to be lucky ...
In-person learning for challenged students

In-person learning for challenged students

In-person learning for challenged students As San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) prepares to open the 2020-21 school year with ...
New principal  leads the way

New principal leads the way

Marshall Middle School Principal Joshua Way (courtesy of Joshua Way) New principal leads the way Joshua Way was hired to ...
The beginning of a unique school year

The beginning of a unique school year

The beginning of a unique school year The new classroom: online learning from home The 2020-21 school year will open  ...
SDUSD announces health standards

SDUSD announces health standards

SDUSD announces health standards (Aug. 10) The physical reopening of schools in the San Diego Unified School District hinges on ...
SRHS valedictorians

SRHS valedictorians

Valedictorian Sophia Milanov SRHS valedictorians This year's valedictorians at Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) are Sophia Milanov and Shravya Sanigepalli, ...
SDUSD calls to extend evictions ban

SDUSD calls to extend evictions ban

SDUSD calls to extend evictions ban (July 26) Leaders from the San Diego Unified School District have called on the ...
SDUSD classes will be online only

SDUSD classes will be online only

SDUSD classes will be online only (July 13) The San Diego Unified School District announced it will hold online classes ...
SDUSD budget sets reopening

SDUSD budget sets reopening

SDUSD budget sets reopening (June 30) The San Diego Unified Board of Education unanimously approved a balanced budget for the ...
Universities adjust for fall semester

Universities adjust for fall semester

Geisel Library at UCSD. (UC San Diego Publications/Copyright Regents of the University of California) Universities adjust for fall semester This ...
Scripps Ranch Promotions

Scripps Ranch Promotions

Scripps Ranch Promotions Scripps Ranch News congratulates all the students who are promoting to the next school level this week. The future ...
SRHS senior shares outlook

SRHS senior shares outlook

Alyssa Winkelman SRHS senior shares outlook Alyssa Winkelman is one of the Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) seniors caught in ...
Principal explains new challenges

Principal explains new challenges

Principal Liz Sloan Principal explains new challenges Liz Sloan, principal of Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School (EBS), recently described the ...
Teacher copes with distance learning

Teacher copes with distance learning

Sarah Watkins Teacher copes with distance learning Sarah Watkins, a sixth grade math teacher at Marshall Middle School, offered some ...
Joint statement: not enough funding

Joint statement: not enough funding

Joint statement: not enough funding (May 29) A joint statement from Los Angeles Unified and San Diego Unified School Districts ...
Key Club collects letters for heroes

Key Club collects letters for heroes

The SRHS Key Club collected more than 800 letters of appreciation for Sharp Healthcare workers. (courtesy photo) Key Club collects ...
Jerabek celebrates Kindness Week

Jerabek celebrates Kindness Week

Kindness Week included an Artwork & Letter Drive for Sharp HealthCare heroes. (courtesy of Jerabek Elementary School FFO) Jerabek celebrates ...
Keep math skills up to date

Keep math skills up to date

Formal class may not be in session, but that doesn’t mean the learning needs to be put on hold. Leveraging ...
Districts issue joint statement

Districts issue joint statement

Districts issue joint statement (May 7) San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten and Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner issued ...
Home schooling: Go beyond curriculum

Home schooling: Go beyond curriculum

Adjusting to this new normal is challenging. However, there are many creative ways families can go above and beyond the ...
SRHS AMONG TOP 100 HIGH SCHOOLS

SRHS AMONG TOP 100 HIGH SCHOOLS

SRHS AMONG TOP 100 HIGH SCHOOLS Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) is listed at number 88 on the list of ...
Distance learning links, info available

Distance learning links, info available

Distance learning links, info available The San Diego Unified School District emailed a message to parents of students this weekend ...
From classrooms to computers

From classrooms to computers

From classrooms to computers As San Diegans continue to navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19 and follow the stay-at-home order, ...
Nearly 90% of students connected

Nearly 90% of students connected

Nearly 90% of students connected (April 23) The San Diego Unified School District announced nearly 90 percent of students have ...
Keep kids engaged while distance-learning

Keep kids engaged while distance-learning

Parents, teachers and children are facing unique challenges during this unprecedented time. But with the right balance of education and ...
SDUSD sends laptop pick-up schedule

SDUSD sends laptop pick-up schedule

SDUSD sends laptop pick-up schedule (April 4) Parents of children attending public school in Scripps Ranch received the following notice ...
Distance learning soft launch set

Distance learning soft launch set

Distance learning soft launch set (April 3) The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) issued the following announcement today: A ...
SDUSD announces transition to distance learning

SDUSD announces transition to distance learning

SDUSD announces transition to distance learning The San Diego Unified School District announced today its plan to implement distance learning, ...
A vast canvas

A vast canvas

Kyla Yu-Swanson puts the finishing touches on one of her creations. (courtesy photo) A vast canvas Kyla Yu-Swanson brings art ...
Robotics Team Inspiration  advancing to World Championship!

Robotics Team Inspiration advancing to World Championship!

Team Inspiration includes (front row, from left) Colin Szeto, Shruti Natala, Mabel Szeto (back row, from left) Noah Tang, Shreyas ...
Cards for those quarantined at Miramar

Cards for those quarantined at Miramar

Cards for those quarantined at Miramar Jean Chalupsky, eighth grade English teacher at Marshall Middle School, asked her students to ...
Official SDUSD school closure statement

Official SDUSD school closure statement

Official SDUSD school closure statement The San Diego Unified School District announced that it is temporarily closing all schools within ...
SRHS stays open for the time being

SRHS stays open for the time being

SRHS stays open for the time being Scripps Ranch High School Interim Principal Matt Lawson sent an email message to ...
SRHS Falcon Playhouse presents 'Grease'

SRHS Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Grease’

Scripps Ranch High School student actors will perform in the Falcon Playhouse production of “Grease” on March 5, 6, 7, ...
Situation at Marshall defused by staff

Situation at Marshall defused by staff

Situation at Marshall defused by staff An early morning incident involving a youngster who ran onto campus exhibiting unusual or ...
Program educates, provides healthy options

Program educates, provides healthy options

San Diego Unified School District’s Farm to School Program allows students to become excited about healthy foods, eat what they ...
Principal DeWitt will leave SRHS

Principal DeWitt will leave SRHS

Nicole DeWitt Principal DeWitt will leave SRHS Parents of students received an email notification on Monday morning, Jan. 27, announcing ...
New start time set for SRHS fall classes

New start time set for SRHS fall classes

New start time set for SRHS fall classes Beginning this fall, Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) classes will start at ...
SCHOOL NEWS: Jan. 22, 2020

SCHOOL NEWS: Jan. 22, 2020

SCHOOL NEWS: Jan. 22, 2020 SRHS Music E-Waste Recycling Fundraiser Bring old and unwanted electronics, computers, video game consoles, cell ...
Series brings colleges to SRHS

Series brings colleges to SRHS

Ginger Colletto (center, in burgundy) spearheads the Wednesday College Series at Scripps Ranch High School in which college counselors visit ...
Girls on the Run give back

Girls on the Run give back

The Girls on the Run program at Miramar Ranch Elementary School helps girls develop confidence and learn about giving back ...
Dingeman Elementary's Dorothy in Wonderland

Dingeman Elementary’s Dorothy in Wonderland

“Dorothy in Wonderland” cast members are (back row, from left) Jadelynn Doan as Glinda, Rohan Balam as Scarecrow, Enzo Kublinski-Kopp ...
SRHS marching band hosts colorful tourney

SRHS marching band hosts colorful tourney

(photo by John Gregory) SRHS marching band hosts colorful tourney An abundance of color, pageantry and music resonated from the ...
Falcons football team wins in the classroom

Falcons football team wins in the classroom

Scripps Ranch High School head football coach Marlon Gardinera said he insists that his players put academics first. (photo by ...
Personalized parking for Falcons seniors

Personalized parking for Falcons seniors

Scripps Ranch High School ASB President Sophia Ippolito colors her space in the school parking lot. (photo by Ralph LoVuolo) ...
SRHS marching band readies for competition

SRHS marching band readies for competition

The Scripps Ranch High School marching band prepares for a busy season of competition. (photo by John Gregory) SRHS marching ...
The kindness bug catches on

The kindness bug catches on

David Charbonnet, CEO of VIP NeuroRehabilitation Center, speaks to students at Jerabek Elementary School about the importance of positivity and ...
Fall festivities support schools

Fall festivities support schools

The public is invited to attend special seasonal fundraising events at Dingeman Elementary School and Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School, ...
Falcons celebrate  Homecoming 2019

Falcons celebrate Homecoming 2019

(by John Gregory) Falcons celebrate Homecoming 2019 Scripps Ranch High School students enjoyed activities before and during the traditional Homecoming ...
MRE hosts 46th annual Halloween Carnival

MRE hosts 46th annual Halloween Carnival

The annual Miramar Ranch Elementary School Halloween Carnival will be held at the school on Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m ...
Principal reportedly  exiting middle school

Principal reportedly exiting middle school

Principal reportedly exiting middle school Parents of students attending Thurgood Marshall Middle School received an email on Monday, Oct. 14, ...
Fall Traditions

Fall Traditions

(photo by Ralph LoVuolo) Fall Traditions Scripps Ranch High School resumed traditional activities as the school year got underway. Cheerleaders, ...
Cushman Foundation donates golf carts

Cushman Foundation donates golf carts

Joaquin Sanchez, Jerabek Elementary School lead custodian, accepted the gift of two golf carts from the Cushman Foundation as Principal ...
After school program offers enrichments

After school program offers enrichments

Instructors for Enrichments365 pose at Miramar Ranch Elementary School, one of the schools now offering before and after school programming ...
Students help students

Students help students

Scripps Ranch High School Peer Tutor Club Secretary Melinda Luo (left) helps Ellice Wang at one of the club’s free ...
Chabad Hebrew Academy  provides sense of self

Chabad Hebrew Academy provides sense of self

Mora Keren Bradshaw and Merav Green are pictured at the Chabad Hebrew Academy. (courtesy of Chabad Hebrew Academy) Chabad Hebrew ...
School News: Sept. 25,2019

School News: Sept. 25,2019

School News: Sept. 25,2019 EBS holds Fall Fest Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School, 11778 Cypress Canyon Road, will hold its ...
Robotics team impresses at RoboSub event

Robotics team impresses at RoboSub event

Team Inspiration RoboSub competitors include (back row, from left) Eric Silberman, Ashiria Goel, Pahel Srivastava, Ashika Palacharla, Raina Shapur, (middle ...
Whooping cough reported at SRHS

Whooping cough reported at SRHS

Whooping cough reported at SRHS The San Diego Unified School District sent a message to families with students at Scripps ...
First day of school 2019

First day of school 2019

Kamryn Sablad is prepared for fourth grade at Dingeman Elementary School. (by Catherine Sablad) First day of school 2019 Readers ...
Academy teaches students one-on-one

Academy teaches students one-on-one

Two Futures Academy middle school students concentrate on their frog dissection project while in the lab. (photo by Carol Rupp) ...
What to know about vaccinations

What to know about vaccinations

Be sure to check your immunization status and stay up to date with vaccines before the school year begins. (copyright ...
Public schools prep for first day of class

Public schools prep for first day of class

Public schools prep for first day of class The new school year is fast approaching for students in Scripps Ranch ...
MRE Garden Club grows helpful lessons

MRE Garden Club grows helpful lessons

Hilliard Harper (from left), Janelle Manzano, Liberty Morgan and Eric Morgan prepare rabbit fences at the Miramar Ranch Elementary School ...
Wall of Dads Makes Running Fun

Wall of Dads Makes Running Fun

Members of the Wall of Dads display their special shades along with shirts printed by Joji Queja of Wetside Inkwork ...
Grad credits local links to success

Grad credits local links to success

Alexandra Kotsos served as SRHS cheer captain during the 2108-19 year. (courtesy photo) Grad credits local links to success When ...
Mustang runners sweep mile run

Mustang runners sweep mile run

Thurgood Marshall Middle School Mustangs Olivia Teates, Gracie Haas and Chloe Adams finished first, second and third at the Chelsea ...
SRHS GRADUATING CLASS OF 2019

SRHS GRADUATING CLASS OF 2019

(photo by Ralph LoVuolo) SRHS GRADUATING CLASS OF 2019 Scripps Ranch High School held its commencement ceremonies for the class ...
Kindness Week spreads message of compassion

Kindness Week spreads message of compassion

This aerial view of the playground area at Jerabek Elementary School shows the students lined up to spell "be kind" ...
Looking to the future

Looking to the future

Michelle He and Ashwin Kumar, Scripps Ranch High’s valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. (photo by Laura Hogan) Looking to the future ...
SRHS student wins scholarship competition

SRHS student wins scholarship competition

Sydni Silverstone winning billboard design. SRHS student wins scholarship competition Scripps Ranch High School student Sydni Silverstone is a winner of ...
STEAMing ahead into the future

STEAMing ahead into the future

Jerabek Elementary School Principal Dr. Angelia Watkins cuts a ribbon to signify the opening of the school’s STEAM Lab. (courtesy ...
SRHS honors 2019 seniors

SRHS honors 2019 seniors

(photo by Ralph LoVuolo) SRHS honors 2019 seniors Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) held its Class of 2019 Senior Awards ...
Excitement grows as prom nears

Excitement grows as prom nears

SRHS Senior Class ASB officers (from left) Amber Almond, Grady Dok and Alexandra Kotsos are responsible for planning the senior ...
Team places first in world LEGO meet

Team places first in world LEGO meet

Team places first in world LEGO meet Brick by brick, four Dingeman Elementary School students found success at the FIRST ...
Principal Crane says goodbye

Principal Crane says goodbye

Principal Peggy Crane (photo by Hoyt Smith) Principal Crane says goodbye Miramar Ranch Elementary School is losing something precious: an ...
SCHOOL NEWS: April 26, 2019

SCHOOL NEWS: April 26, 2019

John Perry Wishchuk SCHOOL NEWS: April 26, 2019 Guardian songwriter and scientists flourish The Missionary Childhood Association’s annual song writing contest ...
Therapy dogs spread love at EBS

Therapy dogs spread love at EBS

Local Love on a Leash volunteers who take their therapy dogs to visit Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School are (from ...
Philanthropist's Club sends vets to D.C.

Philanthropist’s Club sends vets to D.C.

Lola Wall, President of the Philanthropist’s Club at Marshall Middle School, meets World War II Veterans. The vets were able ...
Marshall students place 1, 2, 3

Marshall students place 1, 2, 3

Eighth-grader Alec Malcangio won the regional Science Championship in Los Angeles. (photo by Michael Malcangio) Marshall students place 1, 2, ...
Students dazzle at Science Olympiad

Students dazzle at Science Olympiad

Thurgood Marshall Middle School’s Science Olympiad team placed fifth in the regional competition. Pictured here are the members competing in ...
Falcon Playhouse presents 'Anything Goes'

Falcon Playhouse presents ‘Anything Goes’

SRHS Falcon Playhouse’s production of “Anything Goes” includes (bottom floor, from left) Aryan Behyan, Hunter Cotton and Diosdado “Dean” Biscofloor, as ...
SCHOOL NEWS

SCHOOL NEWS

A community-wide chess tournament for youngsters is scheduled for Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School on Thursday, Feb. 28. SCHOOL NEWS ...
Byte Sized Falcons: Cyber Cup champs!

Byte Sized Falcons: Cyber Cup champs!

Scripps Ranch High School's Byte Sized Falcons (from left) Brandon Nguyen, Shane Donahue, Valerie Ho, Evan Decker and Alex Roh hold ...
SRHS alumna sets sights on the stars

SRHS alumna sets sights on the stars

Lauren Potterat is part of the USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory. (courtesy photo) SRHS alumna sets sights on the stars A ...
A vast array of culture

A vast array of culture

(photos by John Gregory) A vast array of culture A full house was on hand at Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary ...
Aquabots Team Wins First Place

Aquabots Team Wins First Place

The Miramar Ranch Elementary School Aquabots won first place in Strategy and Innovation for Best Robot Design in the First ...
SDUSD REPORTS MAJOR DATA BREACH

SDUSD REPORTS MAJOR DATA BREACH

SDUSD REPORTS MAJOR DATA BREACH Families with students attending schools in the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) received email ...
Robotics program teaches life skills

Robotics program teaches life skills

Team “Inspiration” is an award-winning FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team comprised of students from eight local-area middle schools and high ...
Visit the Boo-Bash

Visit the Boo-Bash

Visit the Boo-Bash Families are encouraged to attend a fun-filled evening full of good food, music, dancing, contests and more ...
EBS Fall Festival set for Friday

EBS Fall Festival set for Friday

EBS Fall Festival set for Friday Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary (EBS) School’s Fall Festival will take place on the school ...
School tradition: parking spots

School tradition: parking spots

As part of the SRHS annual senior parking space fundraiser, students showcased their creativity and individuality through unique, colorful designs. (photo ...
Halloween Carnival brings frights and fun

Halloween Carnival brings frights and fun

A young star trooper adjusts his helmet during last year’s Halloween Carnival at Miramar Ranch Elementary. Halloween Carnival brings frights ...
The 'Butterfly Effect' flies high at SRHS

The ‘Butterfly Effect’ flies high at SRHS

SRHS seniors (from left) Victoria Mellow, Natalie Delos Santos and Jerry Yang are members of a student board that manages ...
Community invited to Homecoming game

Community invited to Homecoming game

(photo by Ralph LoVuolo) Community invited to Homecoming game The entire Scripps Ranch community is encouraged to attend the traditional ...
First day of school 2018

First day of school 2018

Twins Jackson and Veronica Rol are ready for fourth grade at Innovations Academy. (by Jennifer Ott-Rol) First day of school ...
Girl Scouts' mural awaits students

Girl Scouts’ mural awaits students

Members of Troop 2067 pose in front of their completed mural project as they seek to become Junior Girl Scouts ...
Teacher brings learning to life

Teacher brings learning to life

Members of the Scripps Ranch community are making an effort to help the declining population of monarch butterflies thrive. (photo ...
Is your child ready for school?

Is your child ready for school?

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The Super 5 Back-to-School Power Moves can help you get a more complete picture of where your child is on ...
Innovations Academy begins 2018-19 year

Innovations Academy begins 2018-19 year

Scripps Ranch has been home to Innovations Academy since 2011. With the San Diego Unified School District board’s recent approval ...
Tips to create a good carpool

Tips to create a good carpool

Keep safety and portability top-of-mind when organizing school carpools. (StatePoint) Tips to create a good carpool (StatePoint) It’s time to ...
Back to school, back to you

Back to school, back to you

This back-to-school season, stay focused on the fact that you still need time for you. (copyright lordn/stock.Adobe.com) Back to school, ...
Whiz Kids gets youngsters moving!

Whiz Kids gets youngsters moving!

Whiz Kids owner/instructor Ruth Burr is pictured with Violet Grover (left) and Olive Grover at Jerabek Elementary School. (photo courtesy ...
Volunteers help keep school choir alive

Volunteers help keep school choir alive

Students in the Miramar Ranch Elementary School Choir program show their smiles following one of their recent performances. (courtesy photo) ...
Class of 2018 GRADUATION DAY

Class of 2018 GRADUATION DAY

Top students and class leaders stand just before graduation ceremonies begin for the 2018 class of Scripps Ranch High School ...
Marshall Middle Choir gains recognition

Marshall Middle Choir gains recognition

Marshall Middle School Choirs received high marks at the Forum Music Festival on June 1. (photo by Pam Werner) Marshall ...
Jerabek Elementary celebrates 40 years

Jerabek Elementary celebrates 40 years

Students, staff, faculty, administrators and volunteers attend Jerabek Elementary School's 40th anniversary ceremony on June 1. (photo by John Gregory) ...
Graduations and Promotions

Graduations and Promotions

Fifth grader Riley O'Day was promoted to sixth grade and will attend Marshall Middle School. Principal Liz Sloan still will ...
Marshall Middle holds Open House

Marshall Middle holds Open House

Images created by student artists adorn a wall in the Marshall Middle School Multi-Purpose Room during the school’s annual art ...
Two journeys of academic excellence

Two journeys of academic excellence

Seniors Jonathan Luo (left) and Joon Lee (right) have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the SRHS Class of ...
Colorful display greets parents

Colorful display greets parents

The halls of Miramar Ranch Elementary School were alive with student art works May 31 for the school’s Student Art ...
Gearing up for graduation

Gearing up for graduation

SRHS seniors look ahead to year-end activities and the future that awaits them after high school. (Photo by Cynthia Kurose) ...
EBS holds its first International Night

EBS holds its first International Night

Allison Baik and Hadley Parker are resplendent as they model traditional garb at Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School’s first International ...
SRHS seniors prepare for prom

SRHS seniors prepare for prom

SRHS Senior Class ASB officers (from left) Ashley Lo, Nina Suomi and Bryn Tannone are responsible for planning the senior ...
Leading by example

Leading by example

Jennifer Leader has served as FFA President at Miramar Ranch Elementary School from 2016-2018. Leading by example “Leader” is more ...
SCHOOL NEWS

SCHOOL NEWS

The Marshall Middle School Open House includes an impressive student art show. SCHOOL NEWS Marshall Middle holds Open House Marshall ...
SRHS choir: practice makes perfect

SRHS choir: practice makes perfect

SRHS choir: practice makes perfect Scripps Ranch High School has always offered a wide variety of experiences to its thousands ...
Jerabek registration is now underway

Jerabek registration is now underway

Jerabek registration is now underway Jerabek Elementary School, 10050 Avenida Magnifica, announced important dates regarding registration and orientation: TK, kindergarten and ...
Shop the Maven and Mason Exchange

Shop the Maven and Mason Exchange

Shop the Maven and Mason Exchange The Maven & Mason Exchange, San Diego’s latest urban-style artisan market, is coming to Innovations ...
Principal shares pride in school's feats

Principal shares pride in school’s feats

Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School Principal Liz Sloan is proud of the school’s collaborative faculty and positive relationships with parents ...
Students compete at state science fair

Students compete at state science fair

Patrick Ngo, an eighth-grader at Thurgood Marshall Middle School, is one of six students from Scripps Ranch who was selected ...
SRHS Grad Night tickets available

SRHS Grad Night tickets available

Scripps Ranch High School Grad Night Committee Chair Nina Salinas (left) and Treasurer/Co-Chair Sandra Coimbra sell Grad Night tickets at ...
Student musicians earn trophies, awards

Student musicians earn trophies, awards

Marshall Middle School Instrumental Music Program Director Cameron Brown hoists the Sweepstakes trophy. (photo courtesy of Stephanie McDade) Student musicians ...
SCHOOL NEWS: April 10-14, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS: April 10-14, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS: April 10-14, 2018 Scripps Ranch High School sandiegounified.org/schools/scrippsranch (858) 935-6969 10410 Falcon Way SDSU visit: Seniors who have been ...
SCHOOL NEWS: April 4-6, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS: April 4-6, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS: April 4-6, 2018 Scripps Ranch High School sandiegounified.org/schools/scrippsranch (858) 935-6969 10410 Falcon Way SDSU visit: Seniors who have ...
Two local schools earn CDS awards

Two local schools earn CDS awards

Two local schools earn CDS awards State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that Jerabek Elementary School and Miramar ...
Students display art at local show

Students display art at local show

Mia Radici (left) and Emma Henning Students display art at local show They are student artists at Scripps Ranch High ...
Program urges artistic freedom

Program urges artistic freedom

Program urges artistic freedom The art program at Scripps Ranch High School emphasizes creativity and turns out some very talented ...
Guardians finish 4th at Academic Decathlon

Guardians finish 4th at Academic Decathlon

A team of 10 decathletes and three alternates from St. Gregory the Great Catholic School finished fourth overall out of ...
SCHOOL NEWS: March 7-11, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS: March 7-11, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS: March 7-11, 2018 Marshall Middle School marshallmiddle.org (858) 549-5400 9700 Avenue of Nations Hula Palooza: Hula Palooza is the ...
St. Gregory's preschool opens

St. Gregory’s preschool opens

A colorful, clean and orderly room awaits youngsters in the classroom for three-year-olds at the new preschool at St. Gregory ...
Music program thrives at Marshall

Music program thrives at Marshall

Student musicians in the Instrumental Music program receive applause following a night time performance at Marshall Middle School. (photos by ...
Ambitious student is future journalist

Ambitious student is future journalist

Arjun Suri published 28 issues of The Penguin Weekend Post while at Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School. (photo by John ...
SCHOOL NEWS Feb. 6-11, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS Feb. 6-11, 2018

Clifford The Big Red Dog was on hand to help promote the "Paws for Books" Book Fair fundraiser that ran ...
SCHOOL NEWS Jan. 23-28, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS Jan. 23-28, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS Jan. 23-28, 2018 Marshall Middle School marshallmiddle.org (858) 549-5400 9700 Avenue of Nations Minimum Day: Thursday, Jan. 25, ...
Exhibition Night: a student showcase

Exhibition Night: a student showcase

Sixth-grade teacher Keith Fowler beside student Gavin Dunn who proudly displayed a primitive yet sturdy temporary shelter. (photos by John ...
A focus on enrichment

A focus on enrichment

Gail Faber is the Academic Fundraising Partnership president at Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School. (photo by John Gregory) A focus ...
Kindness Week another success

Kindness Week another success

Students and volunteers staff an Appreciation Station where students could turn in their Caught Being Kind Cards for colorful bracelets ...
Penguin Parade a bright success

Penguin Parade a bright success

(photos by John Gregory) Penguin Parade a bright success Principal Liz Sloan, positioned behind the school’s banner, helped lead the ...
SCHOOL NEWS Jan. 9-14, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS Jan. 9-14, 2018

SCHOOL NEWS Jan. 9-14, 2018 Monday is a holiday All public schools in Scripps Ranch will be closed on Monday, ...
Whooping cough at Marshall

Whooping cough at Marshall

Whooping cough at Marshall A case of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, has been reported at Marshall Middle School ...
See's Candy sales benefit Grad Night

See’s Candy sales benefit Grad Night

Deanna Salinas helps sell See's Candy at a fundraiser for Scripps Ranch High School's Grad Night. (photos by John Gregory) ...
SCHOOL NEWS Nov. 14-18, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Nov. 14-18, 2017

The Miramar Ranch Elementary Hawk mascot is greeted by students before the beginning of a morning assembly on Friday, Dec ...
Band students perform brilliantly

Band students perform brilliantly

The Marshall Middle School Instrumental Music Program presented its Winter Band Concert featuring the school's Intermediate Band and Advanced Band ...
Mustang Theatre students perform live productions

Mustang Theatre students perform live productions

Student actors perform in the recent production of "Elf the Musical, Jr." at Marshall Middle School. (courtesy of Jeff Russell) ...
SRHS Marching Band impresses at State

SRHS Marching Band impresses at State

The Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band placed second in the California State Band Championships division finals and advanced to ...
<i>SCHOOL NEWS</i><br />Nov. 14-18, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS
Nov. 14-18, 2017

The Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band will compete in the CSBC Division Finals on Saturday, Nov. 18, in Huntington ...
'The Outsiders;' It's golden!

‘The Outsiders;’ It’s golden!

The Scripps Ranch High School Falcon Playhouse presents "The Outsiders." 'The Outsiders;' It's golden! This week the Scripps Ranch High ...
IA field trip program enhances education

IA field trip program enhances education

Genia Basile helped organize a Saturday morning swap meet to raise funds for the Innovations Academy active field trip program ...
Meet Nicole DeWitt, new SRHS principal

Meet Nicole DeWitt, new SRHS principal

Nicole Dewitt begins her first day as principal of Scripps Ranch High School today, Nov. 6. (photo courtesy of Nicole ...
Kindness is cool at Jerabek school

Kindness is cool at Jerabek school

Faculty, parent volunteers and students all participate in making Kindness Week at Jerabek Elementary School a popular and successful event ...
Fall Band Performance was sensational

Fall Band Performance was sensational

Students in Marshall Middle School's Instrumental Music Program, under the direction of Cameron Brown, offered nearly flawless performances on the ...
SCHOOL NEWS Oct. 25-28, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Oct. 25-28, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Oct. 25-28, 2017 All public schools in Scripps Ranch are remaining in session under regular schedules and hot ...
MRE Carnival was a ghostly good time

MRE Carnival was a ghostly good time

This pooch was decked out in a super hero costume for the 44th Annual Miramar Ranch Elementary School Halloween Carnival ...
<i>SCHOOL NEWS</i><br />Oct. 17-21, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS
Oct. 17-21, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Oct. 17-21, 2017 Scripps Ranch High School sandiegounified.org/schools/scrippsranch (858) 935-6969 10410 Falcon Way Golf Champions: The Falcons women’s ...
Elaborate pomp and pageantry

Elaborate pomp and pageantry

The Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band delivers its performance at the 20th annual Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band ...
State of the District Address is Oct. 17

State of the District Address is Oct. 17

State of the District Address is Oct. 17 Parents of students in the San Diego Unified School District and district ...
<i>SCHOOL NEWS</i><br />Oct. 10-14, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS
Oct. 10-14, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Oct. 10-14, 2017 Scripps Ranch High School sandiegounified.org/schools/scrippsranch (858) 935-6969 10410 Falcon Way PSAT: Wednesday, Oct. 11 is ...
SRHS Marching Band earns top trophies

SRHS Marching Band earns top trophies

Student leaders of the Scripps Ranch High School Marching Band display their trophies earned at the SRHS Marching Band & ...
<i>SCHOOL NEWS</i> Oct. 3-7, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Oct. 3-7, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Oct. 3-7, 2017 Scripps Ranch High School sandiegounified.org/schools/scrippsranch (858) 935-6969 10410 Falcon Way Water polo team fundraiser: The ...
SRHS Water Polo  team holds fundraiser

SRHS Water Polo team holds fundraiser

SRHS Water Polo team holds fundraiser The Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) men’s water polo team is holding a fundraiser ...
SCHOOL NEWS Sept. 26-30, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Sept. 26-30, 2017

SCHOOL NEWS Sept. 26-30, 2017 Scripps Ranch High School sandiegounified.org/schools/scrippsranch (858) 935-6969 10410 Falcon Way Help Hurricane Victims: AFJROTC is ...
Cards for Humanity: Students take action

Cards for Humanity: Students take action

Marshall Middle School art students participating in the Cards for Humanity fundraiser are (back row, from left) Rory Long, Sadie ...
School News: Sept. 19-22, 2017

School News: Sept. 19-22, 2017

School News: Sept. 19-22, 2017 Here is a brief listing of happenings at Scripps Ranch public schools: Scripps Ranch High ...
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Scripps Ranch School News

Scripps Ranch School News The 2017-2018 school year is well underway in Scripps Ranch and there are plenty of upcoming ...
A festive homecoming halftime

A festive homecoming halftime

Homecoming royalty were presented during halftime of the Scripps Ranch High School varsity football game Friday night, Sept. 8. (photos ...
Whooping cough reported at Marshall

Whooping cough reported at Marshall

Whooping cough reported at Marshall Thurgood Marshall Middle School sent a message to parents this week reporting it has determined ...
Falcons Homecoming set for this weekend

Falcons Homecoming set for this weekend

The Scripps Ranch High School Falcons varsity team will play the annual Homecoming football game against University City High School ...
A world of exploration

A world of exploration

Christine Collins serves as the director of Scripps Exploring Academy and oversees the day-to-day operations. (photos by John Gregory) A ...
Facts about germs at school

Facts about germs at school

When it comes to germs, separating myths from facts can help you have a happier, healthier school year. (copyright Syda ...
First Day of School 2017

First Day of School 2017

Dingeman Elementary School students Kamryn Sablad, second grade, and Nathan Sablad, fifth grade, display their wide smiles on their first day ...
First Day of School Photos

First Day of School Photos

Chloe Veca is all dressed up and ready to start first grade at Miramar Ranch Elementary. (Photo by Jenny Veca) ...
First day of school 2017

First day of school 2017

First day of school 2017 Anxious teachers will not be alone in greeting students and parents on the first day ...
Tips for upgrading students' devices

Tips for upgrading students’ devices

Whether you are purchasing a device as a gift or for yourself, this back-to-school season, consider upgrading devices in a ...
Back to School Part 2

Back to School Part 2

Back to School Part 2 Preparations for the first day of school, Aug. 28, are well underway for the public ...
Back to School Part 1

Back to School Part 1

Back to School Part 1 It’s hard to believe, but the first day of school is nearly upon us, as ...
Back to School organization tips

Back to School organization tips

Staying organized is not easy. There might be occasional disarray, but making just a few small changes will help you ...
Books to get kids excited for School

Books to get kids excited for School

Help make this school year a success by offering kids fun learning opportunities outside the classroom. (copyright Andrey Kiselev/Fotolia.com) Books ...
Technology can help remove stress

Technology can help remove stress

Alleviate back-to-school stress with new tools that help you keep kids safe and streamline your day. (copyright Lightfield Studios/Fotolia.com) Technology ...
Go green when packing lunches

Go green when packing lunches

Protect the environment while having a positive impact on your wallet and your kids’ health when preparing school lunches. (StatePoint) ...
Tips to save time and money

Tips to save time and money

Back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to be overwhelming. With a few easy strategies, families are sure to have a smooth transition ...
Sanity-saving tips for college moves

Sanity-saving tips for college moves

Making the move to a college residence can be both exciting and frustrating. (BPT) Sanity-saving tips for college moves (BPT) ...
Back-to-school budgeting ABCs

Back-to-school budgeting ABCs

These five budgeting tips can help cut the financial stress out of the process and kick the school year off ...
College costs are challenging

College costs are challenging

More parents than ever are socking away money to finance their children’s college educations. (NewsUSA) College costs are challenging (NewsUSA) ...
String music camp highly recommended

String music camp highly recommended

String music camp highly recommended The last recommended local summer music camp for Marshall Middle School (MMS) music students is ...
Reduce stress for back-to-school time

Reduce stress for back-to-school time

Find a few systems that help keep mental and physical stress low, and work hard to keep them in place ...
Humble volunteer achieves results

Humble volunteer achieves results

Karla McCalmont served as the art show coordinator for Miramar Ranch Elementary School’s annual Art Show and Open House for ...
Alliant Foundation names executive committee

Alliant Foundation names executive committee

Alliant International University campus at twilight. (photo by Cathy Radcliffe) Alliant Foundation names executive committee On July 18, Alliant International ...
New ways classrooms are changing today

New ways classrooms are changing today

Classrooms that keep up with the pace of technological innovation offer their students more opportunities to connect and collaborate with ...
SRHS principal seat still empty

SRHS principal seat still empty

SRHS principal seat still empty It was recently announced that a permanent hire for Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) has ...
Make practicing music fun for kids

Make practicing music fun for kids

To help your children develop a long-lasting appreciation for music, you can provide them with opportunities to learn and play ...
Court rejects attempt to force release of AP scores

Court rejects attempt to force release of AP scores

Court rejects attempt to force release of AP scores On Friday, a federal court denied a request by the San ...
More details about last week's AP meeting

More details about last week’s AP meeting

School district outside legal counsel William Low (from left), District Boardmember Kevin Beiser and Superintendent Cindy Marten attend a July ...
Parents and students protest during meeting

Parents and students protest during meeting

Students and parents protest a decision by the college Board to invalidate Advance Placement tests taken by Scripps Ranch High ...
School board will pursue legal action

School board will pursue legal action

Parents and Scripps Ranch High School students rallied outside Marshall Middle School in protest of a ruling that invalidated AP ...
SDUSD administrators face angry crowd

SDUSD administrators face angry crowd

Superintendent Cindy Marten addresses an angry crowd. Area 6 Superintendent Fabiola Bagula stands behind her and District B School Board ...
Forum to address SRHS AP exam glitch

Forum to address SRHS AP exam glitch

Forum to address SRHS AP exam glitch A huge glitch in the way Advanced Placement (AP) exams were administered to ...
Books for kids to enjoy this summer

Books for kids to enjoy this summer

Create a love of learning and literature during the preschool years by providing kids with great reading material all year ...
Tips to avoid<br />summer brain drain

Tips to avoid
summer brain drain

Read with your children and discuss the topics in the book. Ask questions that help build critical thinking skills. (copyright ...
Is your school prepared for the next year?

Is your school prepared for the next year?

Getting involved with fundraisers is one of the best ways help ensure your school is equipped with the academic tools ...
SRHS Class of 2017 completes graduation

SRHS Class of 2017 completes graduation

Eleven members of the Scripps Ranch High School graduating class of 2017 show their celebratory smiles after earning their diplomas ...
Middle school holds promotion ceremony

Middle school holds promotion ceremony

Joyful eighth-graders, soon-to-be-freshmen, take a triumphant moment to pose for photos following the Marshall Middle School promotion ceremony. (Courtesy of ...
Miramar Ranch holds a big Movie Night

Miramar Ranch holds a big Movie Night

Youngsters settle in to view "Moana" on a pleasant evening during the Miramar Ranch Elementary Movie Night on June 9 ...
Colorful characters perform at SRHS Band Night

Colorful characters perform at SRHS Band Night

These frightful characters who dressed in costume were among the performers at the Scripps Ranch High School Music Department's end ...
Jerabek holds Ranch Roundup

Jerabek holds Ranch Roundup

Youngsters in the Whiz Kids exercise group, led by fitness instructor Miss Ruth, performed their routine at the 37th annual ...
Miramar Ranch holds Open House

Miramar Ranch holds Open House

A clever cat has his eyes on a couple of goldfish in a bowl. This colorful drawing, created by fifth-grader ...
About the Schools section

About the Schools section

Scripps Ranch High School (courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/photo by Tamhuynh0511) About the Schools section Scripps Ranch News intends to place ...
Marshall musicians perform at concert

Marshall musicians perform at concert

Members of the Marshall Middle School Intermediate Band focus on playing their instruments as they perform during the May 31 ...
Marshall holds Open House

Marshall holds Open House

This highly detailed pen and ink drawing by sixth-grader Jessica Nguyen is titled "Animal Zendoodle." Marshall holds Open House Thurgood ...
BOGO Book Fair and Movie Night

BOGO Book Fair and Movie Night

BOGO Book Fair and Movie Night Miramar Ranch Elementary School will hold a free Movie Night to reward its students ...
4 ways to help raise kids' grades

4 ways to help raise kids’ grades

From music to muscles to math: consider taking a holistic, multi-pronged approach to academics. (copyright Jacob Lund — Fotolia.com) 4 ...
Alliant Names Valin Brown CEO

Alliant Names Valin Brown CEO

Valin Brown Alliant Names Valin Brown CEO The Alliant Education Foundation (AEF) has named Valin Brown as its new chief ...

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