Ethan Collier 19-20 Student Representative

Get to know Sweetwater District Student Board Representative Ethan Collier Q & A:

What made you decide to run for the Sweetwater District Student Board Representative position? I decided to run for the student board representative position because I wanted to be an advocate for underrepresented students, specifically our LGBTQ students. I wanted to show that we, as LGBTQ students, still have a voice in what happens in the world around us. As well, I wanted to advocate … Continue reading Get to know Sweetwater District Student Board Representative Ethan Collier Q & A:

Don Dumas, AP U.S. History Teacher, (Bonita Vista High School)

Don Dumas – One of Five Educators Named 2019-20 San Diego County Teachers of the Year

Teaching is an art. On a daily basis, teachers all across the country and in the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) prepare lessons to strive to bring out the best in their students and achieve academic and personal success. Meet Don Dumas, Advanced Placement U.S. History Teacher and Boys Varsity Basketball Coach at Bonita Vista High School in the Sweetwater District. Dumas was recently … Continue reading Don Dumas – One of Five Educators Named 2019-20 San Diego County Teachers of the Year

Sweetwater District Receives New AED Machines for School Sites

What can start off as just another day on the playground or regular activity in the school gym, can suddenly turn into a child unexpectedly going into cardiac arrest and in worst cases, a tragedy. 1 in 300 young hearts are at risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and in most cases parents are not aware. A simple heart screening is peace of mind, in … Continue reading Sweetwater District Receives New AED Machines for School Sites

Sweetwater District Hosts Welcome-Back Event to Kick-Off 2019-20 School Year

Sweetwater District Hosts Welcome-Back Event to Kick-Off 2019-20 School Year

The Sweetwater Union High School District kicked-off the 2019/20 school year with a powerful vision and message of persistence from district Superintendent Dr. Karen Janney and Keynote Speaker Liz Murray. The American inspirational speaker who is notable for having been accepted by Harvard University despite being homeless in her high school years has gone on to become a motivational speaker and the founder and director … Continue reading Sweetwater District Hosts Welcome-Back Event to Kick-Off 2019-20 School Year

Education Advocate Valerie Ruiz – Sweetwater District Champion for Students with Special Needs

Education Advocate Valerie Ruiz – Sweetwater District Champion for Students with Special Needs

Meet Valerie Ruiz, passionate champion and educational advocate for Special Education students in the Sweetwater Union High School District. For more than 20-years, Ruiz has worn several hats in the Sweetwater District, most recently as a Resource Teacher at East Hills Academy and District Unified Champion Schools Coordinator. Since her 9th grade year in high school when her father, a Navy veteran took her to … Continue reading Education Advocate Valerie Ruiz – Sweetwater District Champion for Students with Special Needs

ASB Camp 2019

ASB Camp 2019

SUHSD ASB Leadership Camp – “Taking Leadership to Infinity and Beyond” was total excitement, positive energy, and deliberate intention to make 2019-20 the best year ever! We have amazing student leaders and dedicated assistant principals of student activities who make it their goal to be inclusive and provide extra-curricular activities/events that connect students to their school. Thank you for planning early to make this coming … Continue reading ASB Camp 2019