San Diego service learning
Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary School in Clairemont has been named a Demonstration Center for The President’s Challenge Physical Activity and Fitness Awards Program by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. The school’s physical education programs and fitness lab were cited as excellent examples of a school program. Equipped with state-of-the-art spin cycles and weight [...]
Since its founding in 2007, Pacific Ridge School, a non-profit, independent middle and upper school in Carlsbad, has fostered academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement to prepare students for college and a purposeful life. Implementation of this mission is found in programs and practices throughout the school, such as service learning projects, annual global [...]
Pacific Ridge School Welcomes New Additions to its 2010-2011 Academic Leadership and Board of Trustees
Pacific Ridge School, an independent, non-profit middle and upper school in Carlsbad with a mission to foster academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, welcomes new additions to its academic leadership for the 2010-2011 academic year. In tandem with its eco-friendly campus expansion and a new high school building slated to open in September 2010, [...]
Pacific Ridge School Integrates Community Service into Academic Curriculum to Strengthen Communities Locally and Abroad
Service learning classes and activities in schools integrate meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, encourage lifelong civic engagement, and strengthen communities for the common good. Service learning at Pacific Ridge School begins in Middle School with the introduction to six different community organizations that address a local need. Through [...]
On Thursday, April 29, thirty-five 10th grade students from Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, in partnership with the City of Carlsbad’s Parks and Recreation Department, descended upon Lake Calavera preserve to plant 160 Coyote Brush and improve trail access for the community. As part of the school’s service learning curriculum, students provided over 50 hours [...]
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