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January 29, 2013 by Aimee Silk Smith (Register to contact)

Class of 1993 high school reunion is scheduled for August 2-4, 2013. Locations to be determined shortly.

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Kidnapping; Robberies; Crashes: Poway & Nearby Police Log  Poway, CA Patch

San Diego County Police Log - Poway, CA - A look at some of this week's police, fire and courtroom incidents from around Poway and across San Diego County.

Holiday Event Guide: Poway & Nearby 2018  Poway, CA Patch

Holiday Event Guide: Poway & Nearby 2018 - Poway, CA - When & where to find Christmas tree & menorah lightings, Nutcrackers, Santa breakfasts, parades, ...

Poway High School to punish student for off-campus racial slurs -  KUSI

Poway, California (KUSI) – The Poway Unified School District has confirmed the student making racial slurs in a video posted on social media is a Poway High ...

PUSD says farewell to 28 retiring high school teachers  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Profiles on the high school teachers retiring from Poway Unified School District in 2018.

Poway High School's Class of 2018  The San Diego Union-Tribune

These are the seniors expected to graduate on June 14 who had a media clearance on file with the school.

Poway School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

Poway School Year Calendar 2018-19 - Poway, CA - When's the first day of school in Poway? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.

Poway High student arrested for alleged threat - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station  CBS 8 San Diego

Reports of threats being made against students at Poway High School led to the arrest of one student, a sheriff's deputy said.

'Voice' contestant Jackie Foster visits Poway High  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Jackie Foster, a Poway High grad, former Miss Poway and current contestant on NBC's “The Voice,” returned to her alma mater on Wednesday.

Cold Hard Truth: Why San Diego County Schools Are In The Red  Poway, CA Patch

California Schools Struggle To Make Ends Meet - Poway, CA - Districts across the county facing deficits despite increased state funding. Poway Unified is ...

Poway Unified School District responds to racist video posted by student  KUSI

T.J. Zane joined Good Morning San Diego to discuss the district's response to a racist video posted online by a Poway High School Student.

Poway launches hotline for school threats  FOX 5 San Diego

A hotline dedicated to handling threats against Poway schools was launched by the city Tuesday to address the series of recent threats in the county.

Poway July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More: 2018 Guide  Poway, CA Patch

Poway July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More - Poway, CA - Your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events in Poway and ...

Racial Slurs In Video Linked To Poway Unified Students

Racial Slurs In Video Linked To Poway Students - Poway, CA - Poway Unified School District ​is investigating a video containing racial slurs and involving ...

Calif. assistant HS football coach resigns after physical confrontation with player  USA TODAY High School Sports

A California assistant high school football coach resigned after a disagreement he held with a student athlete turned physical during a Friday night game.

Assistant high school football coach resigns following on-field altercation  CBS 8 San Diego

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – A Friday night football game between Rancho Bernardo High School and Poway High School took a dramatic turn off the field after a ...

Email threatens violence at Rancho Bernardo High  FOX 5 San Diego

An online threat was made to Rancho Bernardo High School and prompted teachers to secure students in their classrooms Monday morning, according to ...

End of an era as Poway wrestling coach Wayne Branstetter retires  FOX 5 San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Wayne Branstetter will coach his final wrestling meet in San Diego this weekend when he leads Poway into the Masters Tournament. One of the ...

Twenty-year-old running for mayor in Poway  CBS 8 San Diego

A young North County woman is not asking what Poway can do for her, but what she can do for Poway.

Poway students call for more mental health counselors  FOX 5 San Diego

Students from Del Norte High School were demanding more mental health counselors on campus.

Kelly Clarkson picks a singer from Poway for her 'Voice' team  The San Diego Union-Tribune

What does it feel like to have Kelly Clarkson and Alicia Keys in a tug of war over you? Those two judges on NBC's “The Voice” vied to recruit homegrown Poway ...

High school teachers close book on careers  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway Unified School District is bidding farewell to 11 of its high school teachers who have decided to retire.

Poway School Calendar 2017-18: First Day Of School, Vacations, Conferences

Poway School Calendar 2017-18 - Poway, CA - When's the first day of school in Poway? That, and other must-know dates for parents, students and teachers.

Pranksters move Tony Gwynn statue to high school, mayor says in April Fools’ post  FOX 5 San Diego

The pedestal where the Tony Gwynn statue once stood was bare Sunday morning after pranksters moved it to Poway High School, the mayor stated in his ...

Legendary Poway coach Wayne Branstetter retiring after this year  CBS 8 San Diego

The most successful high school wrestling coach in San Diego history, Wayne Branstetter will retire at the end of the season in March 2018. The Poway High ...

Poway students hold unity rally after racial taunts  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway students are calling for unity after school district officials said there have been some incidents of racial or religious harassment on Poway campuses since ...

Reported social media post threatens possible shooting at San Marcos High School  KUSI

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department was alerted Monday night to a reported post on social media threatening a possible shooting at San Marcos High ...

San Diego County students participate in National School Walkout Day to protest gun violence  10News

Students from dozens of San Diego County schools joined a national movement and walked out of classes at 10 a.m..

8th grader from Poway questioned after hit list found

An investigation was underway in Poway after a "hit list" with names of faculty and students was found Thursday.

Sig-Alert Issued For Serious Injury Crash In Poway  Poway, CA Patch

Sig-Alert Issued For Serious Injury Crash In Poway - Poway, CA - A Sig alert is issued for the area.

FOX 5’s guide to Independence Day celebrations  FOX 5 San Diego

Looking for your 4th of July celebration options across the county? We've got you covered.

Local 'The Voice' Fans Cheer on Poway's Jackie Foster at Local Watch Party  NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego's very own Jackie Foster continued her journey on NBC's “The Voice” Monday night with nothing but support back home.

Bomb hoax prompts Poway High School lockdown

POWAY, Calif. -- A phony bomb threat forced a lockdown at Poway High School Wednesday morning. The security measure went into effect at the Espola Road ...

Second Poway student found with hit list

A seventh-grade student at Meadowbrook Middle School in Poway was detained Friday after staff discovered the student had a so-called "hit list" of students' ...

Poway High student died of ecstasy OD  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway High student Blake Casale, 17, died of an ecstasy overdose, the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office said.

San Diego students walk out of school in protest of gun violence  FOX 5 San Diego

SAN DIEGO - For the second time in two months, thousands of students from across the country streamed out of class Friday as part of a National School ...

School Shooting Threat Increases Security At San Marcos High

Authorities Investigate School Shooting Threat - Escondido, CA - There will be increased law enforcement presence around schools in the San Marcos Unified ...

Ground Breaks On New Mixed-Use Development In Downtown Poway  Poway, CA Patch

Ground Breaks On New Mixed-Use Project In Poway - Poway, CA - The $35 million development called Outpost will include 53 residential units, an urban food ...

National School Walkout: San Diego County students plan walkout to protest gun violence  10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Students throughout San Diego are expected to take part in a widespread walkout Wednesday morning in protest of gun violence.

Death of Poway High senior probed  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Investigators are trying to determine why a Poway High School senior and past member of the wrestling team died suddenly Friday.

Sunny, Highs In The 70s: Poway Weather Forecast  Poway, CA Patch

POWAY, CA – Planning your week? Here's the weather forecast for Poway, according to the National Weather *Service*. Today Areas of blowing dust. Sunny, with ...

Six East County mat men qualify for state wrestling tournament ECC  The East County Californian

Six East County mat men will make the trek to Bakersfield's Rabobank Arena to compete in this weekend's boys state wrestling championships after successfully ...

Poway 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map  Poway, CA Patch

Poway 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Safety Map - Poway, CA - Find out where the registered sex offenders are living in Poway before the kids go out ...

Loaded gun confiscated from student at high school  FOX 5 San Diego

A student was caught with a gun Monday at a North Park continuation high school, authorities reported.

Showers Likely Through Saturday: Poways Weekend Weather  Poway, CA Patch

POWAY, CA – Planning your weekend? Here's the weather forecast for Poway, according to the National Weather *Service*.

Trial Date Set For Transient Charged In Poway Fatal Stabbing

Arraignment Set For Man Charged With Murder - Poway, CA - A trial date was set for Kevin Miles Talbott, 31, who is accused in the Jan. 14 death of Zubayr ...

4th of July 2018: Celebrations around San Diego - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station  CBS 8 San Diego

NOTE: All events listed are subject to change. Be sure to check the original website for the latest information. Events take place on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 ...

Sheriff’s deputies investigating two unproven school threats  FOX 5 San Diego

Authorities Friday were investigating reports of an apparently unfounded shooting threat at San Marcos High School and a separate unfounded threat of ...

Local high school discovers Ted Williams treasure trove

Summer renovations led to a shocking discovery for one local high school this week.

Poway was on fire 50 years ago - Pomerado News  The San Diego Union-Tribune

As many as 700 firefighters from near and far were involved in fighting the Woodson Fire back in 1967.

Poways Weekend Weather Forecast  Poway, CA Patch

POWAY, CA – Planning your weekend? Here's the weather forecast for Poway, according to the National Weather *Service*. Friday Cloudy through mid morning, ...

Fireworks, parades set to take off in North County  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Parades, festivities and fireworks are set to go off for Independence Day throughout North County. Here's a roundup of 4th of July events and where to see ...

Where to watch fireworks in San Diego

SAN DIEGO - Independence Day fireworks displays will be held throughout San Diego County Wednesday evening, including what's billed as the largest ...

Best & Worst CA Cities For Families: See Where Poway Ranks  Poway, CA Patch

Best & Worst CA Cities For Families - Poway, CA - A new report ranked the best and worst cities in the state to raise a family.

Student arrested after shooting threat at Westview High School  FOX 5 San Diego

A student was taken into custody Tuesday after police say the juvenile threatened a shooting at Westview High School.

Poway students, staff have been bullied since election, superintendent says

Poway Unified School administrators sent a letter to parents Tuesday claiming that bullies have created an 'unsafe learning and working environment' for a few ...

Family accused in North County crime spree

Police believe two men arrested in Poway early this summer were connected to a string of burglaries in the North County -- and crime may have run in the family.

Fatal Plane Crash; Wrong-Way Wreck: Poway & Nearby Police Log  Poway, CA Patch

San Diego County Police Log - Poway, CA - A look at some of this week's police, fire and courtroom incidents from around Poway and across San Diego County.

Authorities Search For Hit-And-Run Suspect In Poway  Poway, CA Patch

Authorities Searching For Hit-And-Run Suspect - Poway, CA - The accident happened on Bonita Vista Street, officials said.

Poway DMV Will Be Open Saturday, June 23

Poway DMV Will Be Open Saturday, June 23 - Poway, CA - The local office is among 43 in the state that will operate two Saturdays a month beginning in July.

Expansion brings The Lipo Lounge to Ramona  The San Diego Union-Tribune

The Lipo Lounge is expanding from its home base in Poway to a remodeled home in Ramona where there are four private spa-like rooms and two larger rooms ...

SDG&E Activates New Transmission Line In North San Diego County

SDG&E Activates New Transmission Line In North Co. - Poway, CA - SDG&E officials say it will deliver more consistent *service* to Mira Mesa, Scripps Ranch and ...

7 Students Arrested in Drug Investigation at Westview High School

Poway, CA - Undercover San Diego police detectives took the students into custody Tuesday in Torrey Highlands.

4th Of July Fireworks In Poway, San Diego County: 2017 Guide

4th Of July Fireworks In Poway - Poway, CA - Here's your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events in Poway and ...

Poway USD Students Named 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

POWAY, CA — On Wednesday, officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in ...

Del Norte High School celebrates character, not popularity  CBS 8 San Diego

Instead of having their Homecoming Court based on popularity, Del Norte High School began a new tradition Friday night by selecting their royal court based on ...

Suburban Nightmare: Opiates in Poway, California

Parents think the disease of addiction is about them: what kind of parent they are, where they live, how much money they make. They see their kids with their ...

Poway students’ ‘hit lists’ sparks increased patrols at middle school

POWAY, Calif. -- School and law enforcement officials met with parents Monday morning outside Meadowbrook Middle School to answer questions and ...

Road-Rage Arrest; Bank Robberies: Poway & Nearby Police Log  Poway, CA Patch

San Diego County Police Log - Poway, CA - A look at some of this week's police, fire and courtroom incidents from around Poway and across San Diego County.

VCHS does well in ranking of high schools  Valley Roadrunner

In a ranking ranking by "2019 Best Public High Schools in California" Valley Center High School was ranked 50th in the County, and 394th in the state.

U-T: Rash Of Poway High Deaths Raise Questions  KGTV San Diego

In early November a Poway High School student was fatally shot in the head with a rifle after he and two friends smoked marijuana apparently laced with a ...

2nd teen arrested on suspicion of threatening Torrey Pines High School  FOX 5 San Diego

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Friday on suspicion of threatening a shooting at Torrey Pines High School, a day after a 14-year-old TPHS freshman was ...

Freshman questioned about possible threat at Torrey Pines High School  FOX 5 San Diego

Police are questioning a 14-year-old student about a possible threat to Torrey Pines High School.

North County School News, Aug. 12  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Student Leader applications due soon. Applications are being accepted for the fall session of the Carlsbad Student Leader Academy, a leadership development ...

Police investigate threat to Point Loma High

San Diego school police were investigating a threat made to Point Loma High Friday.

1 Killed In Poway Crash

1 Killed In Poway Crash - Poway, CA - Authorities have closed Community Road north of Metate Lane and south of Civic Center Drive.

Poway High grad running marathon in memory of good friend  The San Diego Union-Tribune

If it weren't for her hatred of running, Camille Carter might never have found herself preparing to run a marathon. Carter, who graduated from Poway High School ...

Ex-Torrey Pines High student sentenced for online threats

SAN DIEGO -- A former Torrey Pines High School student who posted threats targeting the school on his Instagram account was sentenced Friday to a year in ...

Increased security expected at Monte Vista High School after school threat

Vague but threatening graffiti was found scrawled at Monte Vista High School Monday, prompting heightened security at the campus.

Student arrested after threat against La Jolla High  FOX 5 San Diego

A student was arrested in connection with a threat against La Jolla High School, according to the school's principal Friday.

Sheriff: Detective was offered sex for pay at North County spa  FOX 5 San Diego

Police say an undercover detective was offered a sexual act in exchange for money from a woman working at a Poway day spa after a tip that the spa was used ...

One teen stabbed, another loses finger in fight at high school beach party

A young man faces charges Tuesday for allegedly stabbing a 14-year-old boy from Poway and slashing his face during a fight at a high school party at La Jolla ...

Mark J. Johnson  Valley Roadrunner

Mark J. Johnson, aka Bones, passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer on July 9 at the age of 61. He graduated from Poway High School and ...

MAP: Fourth of July fireworks shows around San Diego County  10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - If there's one holiday San Diego is great at celebrating, it's July 4th. With fireworks displays and parades around the county, there are ...

New wave of school threats spurs heightened security  FOX 5 San Diego

Unsubstantiated online threats against San Diego High School and a middle school in Paradise Hills, plus a threatening message discovered in a bathroom stall ...

Westview Among Top Public High Schools in U.S.: Newsweek

Poway, CA - BREAKING: The list of "America's Best High Schools," released Thursday by Newsweek, ranks the 500 best high schools in the country for 2016.

Threat prompts increased security at Escondido High football game  FOX 5 San Diego

Escondido police are investigating a threat of violence at Escondido High School's football game Friday night.

PHS Launches Hall of Fame to Honor Noteworthy Alumni

Poway, CA - The first four Hall of Fame inductees will be honored May 25.

Parents Call For Solution After Poway Student's Death  KGTV San Diego

Parents are calling for a solution to what they call a substance abuse problem following the death of a 17-year-old Poway High School student who was shot ...

‘Unspeakable Sadness’: Chelsea King’s Parents Mark 7 Years Since Teen’s Killing  NBC 7 San Diego

The parents of a San Diego teenager who was kidnapped and murdered while out on a run exactly seven years ago paid tribute to their daughter with a ...

Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks in San Diego in 2018  NBC 7 San Diego

With patriotic parties aplenty, there will be no shortage of fireworks in San Diego this 4th of July. Here's our guide to the dazzling shows that will illuminate our ...

San Diego County July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More: 2018 Guide  San Diego, CA Patch

San Diego Co. July 4th Fireworks, Parades & More - San Diego, CA - Your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and other festive events ...

WATCH: SoCal music teacher arrested after brawl with student

A high school music teacher in Maywood was arrested Friday after a classroom fistfight between him and a student was caught on video, officials said.

Sheriffs: Julian High student posed no credible threat  FOX 5 San Diego

Deputies questioned a male student at Julian High School on Friday in relation to a threat that authorities determined was not credible.

Sisters deliver babies on same day, in same hospital, with same doctor  CBS 8 San Diego

The *content* of this article is sponsored by Palomar Health. To find out more, please visit the Palomar Health website. [Lara and Taliyah show off their newborns ...

Serra High student arrested after threatening message found on bathroom wall  FOX 5 San Diego

A Serra High School freshman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of scrawling a threat about a school shooting in a restroom at the Tierrasanta campus.

Weekly Crime Report: Poway & Nearby Police Log  Poway, CA Patch

San Diego County Police Log - Poway, CA - A look at some of this week's police, fire and courtroom incidents from around Poway and across San Diego County.

Police arrest man suspected of threatening Torrey Pines High

Police say they've arrested a 21-year-old man named Kevin Gregory Matlak in connection with a shooting threat to Torrey Pines High School that cancelled ...

Threat made to Florida school causes concern for some Chula Vista parents  FOX 5 San Diego

Parents of students at Eastlake High School received a notification from school officials Friday morning stating extra security would be on campus after a threat ...

Poway High School Hosts Marching Band Tournament  Patch

Poway, CA - Local high school marching bands will compete in the 18th annual Poway Invitational Field Tournament.

Fundraiser Launched For San Diego Olympian Battling Cancer  San Diego, CA Patch

California Olympian Battling Cancer - San Diego, CA - Zhang Ouying, also known as Coach O by her students, was recently diagnosed with lung cancer.

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