SUHSD Served More Than 1 Million Meals in South Bay Since Schools Shutdown

SUHSD Served More Than 1 Million Meals in South Bay Since Schools Shutdown

Since the COVID-19 pandemic made its way to San Diego County, no longer do the voices and laughter of students fill lunch areas in the South Bay. However, despite the lack of in-person traditional school, the Sweetwater Union High School District has hit a milestone in serving more than one million meals since the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools in March. In Sweetwater, where a large … Continue reading SUHSD Served More Than 1 Million Meals in South Bay Since Schools Shutdown

Class of 2020 Celebration

Sweetwater District Hosts Special Celebration to Honor Senior Class of 2020

Last week, more than 2,000 Sweetwater Union High School District Seniors took part in a parade of cars to celebrate the graduating class of 2020. The Sweetwater District organized the celebration hosted at and in partnership with Southwestern College, the City of Chula Vista and the Chula Vista Police Department. The graduation celebration was a unique way to honor and celebrate the class of 2020 … Continue reading Sweetwater District Hosts Special Celebration to Honor Senior Class of 2020

Castle Park High School senior Brittany Rodriguez, left, employed a strong defensive game to advance to the next level. Photo by Phillip Brents

News Clips – May 2020

ABC 10 (05/13/2020) California superintendent outlines plans for fall 2020 Bonita Vista Crusader (05/13/2020) Overcoming mental hardships during lockdown Ed Source (05/07/2020) Early school start time proposed by Governor Newsom not far from existing district calendars FOX 5 (05/21/2020) Eastlake Mountain Bike Senior Send-Off (05/14/2020) Otay Ranch Baseball Senior Send-Off (05/13/2020) Chula Vista Softball Senior Send-Off Star News (05/29/2020) Three South County alumni lead UCLA … Continue reading News Clips – May 2020

Alta Vista Academy Teacher of the Year Louie Marrone Aims to Help At-Risk Students

Alta Vista Academy Teacher of the Year Louie Marrone Aims to Help At-Risk Students

Louie Marrone, one of the Sweetwater Districts Teachers of the Year, hopes to change the image of at-risk teenagers in San Diego County one student at a time. Marrone is a teacher at Alta Vista Academy, a school that provides enriched education and related services to students from ages 12 to 18. The campus is located on the grounds of New Alternatives children’s residential treatment … Continue reading Alta Vista Academy Teacher of the Year Louie Marrone Aims to Help At-Risk Students

Granger Junior High Music Teacher Brett McCarty Named SUHSD Teacher of the Year

Granger Junior High Music Teacher Brett McCarty Named SUHSD Teacher of the Year

A high note has been reached for Granger Junior High School music teacher Brett McCarty, named one of the six Sweetwater District Teachers of the Year. As an educator for ten years, McCarty has spent the past seven at Granger Junior High as a Band, Concert, Jazz Guitar and Music Technology teacher. Under his direction, McCarty’s students can see that the music tools he provides … Continue reading Granger Junior High Music Teacher Brett McCarty Named SUHSD Teacher of the Year

Nicole Kranzberg Named Sweetwater High School Teacher of the Year

Nicole Kranzberg Named Sweetwater High School Teacher of the Year

The one thing that drives Dr. Nicole Kranzberg passion for teaching, is knowing she is preparing at-risk students to be college and career ready, and ahead of the curve. Staying “ahead of the curve” is exactly why Kranzberg was named this year’s Sweetwater High School Teacher of the Year. “I was always the underdog,” says Kranzberg. “The one who has what it takes, however needed … Continue reading Nicole Kranzberg Named Sweetwater High School Teacher of the Year

Tina Tom Selected as Chula Vista Middle Teacher of the Year

Tina Tom Selected as Chula Vista Middle Teacher of the Year

Tina Tom prides herself in empowering students with knowledge and opportunities to explore science and gain a better understanding of their educational capabilities. Tom, a 7th and 8th grade general and accelerated science teacher at Chula Vista Middle was recently selected by her colleagues as the 2020 Teacher of the Year. With fourteen years of teaching experience in the Sweetwater District, Tom says she sets … Continue reading Tina Tom Selected as Chula Vista Middle Teacher of the Year

Andrea Arroyo Named EastLake Middle Teacher of the Year

Andrea Arroyo Named EastLake Middle Teacher of the Year

A determined person with a passion for art, people, and life, are just a few ways to describe Andrea Arroyo, EastLake Middle School’s Teacher of the Year. For the past 17 years, Arroyo has dedicated her professional life to education, with the last nine specifically to educating students in the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD). “There could not be a job more perfectly suited … Continue reading Andrea Arroyo Named EastLake Middle Teacher of the Year

Alyssa Graham Named National City Middle Teacher of the Year

Alyssa Graham Named National City Middle Teacher of the Year

Alyssa Grahams colleagues and students at National City Middle School aren’t surprised to find out she was named Teacher of the Year representing the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD). As a former student at the campus she currently teaches seventh grade English, Graham feels “very fortunate to have the opportunity to teach there and essentially give back to the community she grew up in, … Continue reading Alyssa Graham Named National City Middle Teacher of the Year