Carlsbad Unified School District

CUSD cancels contract with law firm, plans new building projects

CUSD cancels contract with law firm, plans new building projects

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) Board of Trustees voted to cancel its contract with the law firm that hired a former trustee and prioritized Prop P infrastructure projects at its Sept. 11 meeting.

FPPC complaint filed over CUSD Board’s vote

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) Board of Trustees candidate Sage Naumann filed a complaint with California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) over a board member’s vote on a contract with a law firm that later hired her.

Sage Creek opens with freshman class

Sage Creek opens with freshman class

CARLSBAD — Sage Creek High School opened its classroom doors for its first day of school to a freshman class of about 300 students on Wednesday.

School board to revote on law firm contract to avoid potential conflicts of interest

School board to revote on law firm contract to avoid potential conflicts of interest

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) Board of Trustees will be re-voting on, and potentially curtailing, the district’s contract with a law firm after it had hired one of the board members shortly after the original vote.

District to increase campus access for cops

District to increase campus access for cops

CARLSBAD — After a campus robbery weeks prior, Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) officials agreed to look into providing Carlsbad Police officers with keys to schools to enhance security.

School board approves Carlsbad Village Academy renovations

School board approves Carlsbad Village Academy renovations

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Unified School District Board of Trustees agreed to spend $345,000 to upgrade portable classroom facilities for the district’s continuation high school, Carlsbad Village Academy, at their May 8 meeting.

Waiver would excuse school district from state penalties over class sizes

Waiver would excuse school district from state penalties over class sizes

CARLSBAD — A waiver brought forth during the Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) Board’s April 17 meeting sparked teacher and parent frustration over class sizes that surpass the state’s maximum student to teacher ratios. 

Charter school makes appeal to county board

Charter school makes appeal to county board

CARLSBAD — Claiming that its petition was not given fair consideration, OPA (Oxford Preparatory Academy) is appealing to the San Diego County Board of Education over the Carlsbad Unified School District’s denial of their petition to run a charter school.

Unique program teaches youngsters the world’s languages

Unique program teaches youngsters the world’s languages

CARLSBAD — When Chad Lund learned students were saying things like, “German rocks,” and “I love French,” the Jefferson Elementary School principal knew his world language program was a hit.

Carlsbad denies charter school

Carlsbad denies charter school

CARLSBAD — After less than two months of review and a three-hour public meeting on Dec. 4, the CUSD (Carlsbad Unified School District) Board of Trustees unanimously denied the Oxford Preparatory Academy’s petition to open a charter school this fall.