School districts earn food grants
No Kid Hungry California recently announced $2.08 million in grants to nonprofits and schools across California providing free meals. In North County, grant recipients include San Marcos Unified School District, Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, Escondido Union School District and Vallecitos School District. Since March 2020, No Kid Hungry California has provided more than $12.1 million in grants to 206 school districts and community organizations to help ensure that California families have food, which also helps support students’ success in the classroom. This round of grants includes 43 grants totaling $2.09 million for schools and nonprofits across the state. The grants will fund food drives, meal services, and other related programs. Visit state.nokidhungry.org/california.
Local students graduate
Concordia University, Seward, Neb.: Denise Krummel of Carlsbad and Nanissa Madadi of La Jolla, Master of Education in education leadership; Madison Berman of Oceanside and Luz Salcido of Vista, Master of Education in curriculum and instruction
Palmer College of Chiropractic West, San Jose: Cheyenne McCarthy of Fallbrook, Doctor of Chiropractic degree
University of Maryland Global Campus, Adelphi, Md.: Renatta Foston and Joseph Manuel Arruda of San Marcos, Zachary Price and Sylvia Madison of Oceanside, Hector Fonseca and Lizeth Murillo of Fallbrook, Ashtyn Rybecca Lamb, Jasquon Bryant and Alexis Russell of Vista, and Lance Catanach of Camp Pendleton earned Associate of Arts degrees in general studies; Timoteo Camacho Barrientez of Oceanside, Bachelor of Arts, history; Nina Ridgley of Oceanside, Bachelor of Arts, humanities, magna cum laude; Andre Augustus Tyree of Oceanside, Bachelor of Science, criminal justice; Andrew J. Vanasse of Fallbrook, Bachelor of Science, management studies; Patrick Ray of San Marcos, Bachelor of Science, public safety administration; Jovan Rojas Aguilar of Oceanside, Bachelor of Science, computer networks and cybersecurity, magna cum laude; Michael Anthony Jackson of Oceanside, Bachelor of Science, computer networks and cybersecurity; Micah Joshua McRae of San Marcos, Bachelor of Science, psychology; Jamie Harold Moretz of Vista, Bachelor of Science, computer networking and cybersecurity and social science, summa cum laude; Kailey M. Agpaoa of Escondido, Bachelor of Science, humanities and psychology; Kimberly Lynn Schultz and Christopher James Houston of Oceanside, Master of Business Administration; Michael Brandon Rogers of Vista, Master of Science, digital forensics and cyber investigation; Nicholas Arico of Valley Center, Master of Science, cybersecurity management and policy.
Two new principals named for district
The Solana Beach School District has named two new principals for the 2021-22 school year. Angela Tremble, previously principal of the Online Scholars program in 2020-21, will be the principal at Carmel Creek School. Longtime educator and Solana Beach resident Lindsey Conley, whose children attended schools in the district, will be principal at Solana Highlands School. Tremble has served in the district for the past 17 years, first as a teacher, then as a Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA). During the 2019-2020 school year, she was promoted to assistant principal, serving the Solana Ranch and Solana Pacific schools. She was selected in 2020 to develop the district’s first-ever online learning model, eventually serving as the program’s principal. Tremble is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of San Diego. Her master’s degree is in teaching and learning, with an emphasis in literacy.
Conley is entering her 23rd year as a public school educator, with teaching and leadership experiences from kindergarten through seventh grade. She started teaching elementary school in Sacramento and later moved to San Diego to get her master’s from San Diego State University in language and literacy. She taught for 17 years in the Rancho Santa Fe School District and was also an administrator for several principals. In 2019, she completed her administrative credential through the San Diego County Office of Education Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program. Carmel Creek School is at 4210 Carmel Center Road in San Diego. Solana Highlands School is at 3520 Long Run Drive in San Diego.
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