The award-winning San Dieguito Union High School District is one of the nation's finest districts, offering a wealth of academic and extracurricular opportunities in which its students can engage and excel. The SDUHSD educates students from the coastal North San Diego County communities of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, Leucadia, and Olivenhain in the City of Encinitas; the cities of Del Mar and Solana Beach; the community of La Costa in the City of Carlsbad; the community of Carmel Valley in the City of San Diego; and the communities of Rancho Santa Fe and Fairbanks Ranch.
State Superintendent Thurmond Announces
Math teacher, Brian Shay of Canyon Crest Academyannounced as a finalist in the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in a newsrelease from theCalifornia Department of Education OCT. 14 2019 SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today congratulated six outstanding mathematics and science teachers who are finalists from California for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
“These teachers are bright stars in our educational system, and they’re being nominated for this prestigious award because they serve as role models for other teachers, inspire students to study math and science, and serve as leaders in their school communities,” Thurmond said. “We want more teachers like them all across California so that all students can enroll in great STEAM and computer science programs to prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow.”
The California Department of Education partners with the California Mathematics Council and the California Science Teachers Association to recruit and select nominees for the PAEMST program. Each applicant must display subject mastery, appropriate use of instructional methods and strategies, lifelong learning, and leadership in education outside the classroom. Each candidate is also required to submit a 30-minute video lesson in support of their application. Check out Mr. Shay's Video Here
Two high school seniors from Canyon Crest Academy among 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars By Morgan Cook
Two students at Canyon Crest Academy are among 161 high school seniors picked for this year’s class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday, May 7. Read the whole story here
San Dieguito district high schools named among best in US