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School Stories

Stories and Information on local schools and students

Pepsi Challenge Grant Brings Science Night to EBS
6 years ago

Pepsi Challenge Grant Brings Science Night to EBS

By  •  School Stories

When the Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School (EBS) became a finalist for a grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project this past November, the community had to mobilize to get the …
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Offering a Progressive Education to Students
6 years ago

Offering a Progressive Education to Students

By  •  School Stories

With more families exploring the options of homeschooling, Danielle Strachman and Christine Kuglen decided to apply the successful elements of homeschooling to an institutional learning environment. In 2006, they started …
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Renaissance Village Academy: An Exciting Option for Gifted and Motivated Students
7 years ago

Renaissance Village Academy: An Exciting Option for Gifted and Motivated Students

By  •  School Stories

Even the name has special meaning at Renaissance Village Academy.

“We want to create and nurture ‘Renaissance’ men and women, citizens who understand the world around them in all its …
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SRHS Athletic Director Passes Away
7 years ago

SRHS Athletic Director Passes Away

By  •  School Stories

A memorial service is planned for Scripps Ranch High Athletic Director Denny Morrow, who died last week while on vacation in Hawaii.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, …
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Whooping Cough Case in Scripps Ranch School
7 years ago

Whooping Cough Case in Scripps Ranch School

By  •  School Stories, Local

The number of confirmed pertussis cases in the region increased by four this past week bringing this year’s total to 169, according to the County Health and Human Services Agency.


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Band Director Goes Any Length to Fund New SRHS Band Uniforms
7 years ago

Band Director Goes Any Length to Fund New SRHS Band Uniforms

By  •  School Stories

Russell Shedd, band and orchestra director at Scripps Ranch High School, wants new uniforms for his students – and he’s willing to work for them.

Well, better stated, he’s willing …
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High School Supply Drop-Off Night March 17
7 years ago

High School Supply Drop-Off Night March 17

By  •  School Stories, Events

Because the Scripps Ranch High School instructional supply budget was cut by 50 percent this school year, the SRHS Foundation is organizing a new event to provide items used every …
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Women’s Athletic Club Providing Scholarships
7 years ago

Women’s Athletic Club Providing Scholarships

By  •  School Stories, Businesses

Scripps Ranch Women’s Athletic Club (SRWAC) seeks nominations for scholarships awarded annually by the organization to local female athletes.

SRWAC is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide the …
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Scripps Ranch High Wins $25,000 for 2011 Prom
7 years ago

Scripps Ranch High Wins $25,000 for 2011 Prom

By  •  School Stories

Scripps Ranch High School has a real bonus available when planning its 2011 prom:  A $25,000 check.

In order to win the $25,000, schools across the nation had supporters register …
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SRHS Foundation Leader Uses Innovative Programs, Creativity to Gain Support
7 years ago

SRHS Foundation Leader Uses Innovative Programs, Creativity to Gain Support

by Zeena Gregg

In these days when all schools rely heavily on support and assistance from volunteers, Scripps Ranch High School Foundation President Shana Smith feels an innovative, …
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