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  • 8's Cool School: Oak Crest Middle School

    8's Cool School: Oak Crest Middle School

    Thursday, June 25 2009 7:26 PM EDT2009-06-26 00:26:51 GMT
    Laser technology, structural engineering - sounds like courses offered at a major university. But they're actually popular electives at a middle school in Encinitas.  
    Laser technology, structural engineering - sounds like courses offered at a major university. But they're actually popular electives at a middle school in Encinitas.  
  • 8's Cool School: Oak Valley Middle School

    8's Cool School: Oak Valley Middle School

    Thursday, May 28 2009 3:33 PM EDT2009-05-28 20:33:13 GMT
    The next Picasso or Monet might be discovered in 4-S Ranch. With the help of dedicated parent volunteers, students at Oak Valley Middle School are creating incredible works of art. 
    The next Picasso or Monet might be discovered in 4-S Ranch. With the help of dedicated parent volunteers, students at Oak Valley Middle School are creating incredible works of art. 
  • 8's Cool School: Live Oak Elementary

    8's Cool School: Live Oak Elementary

    Wednesday, May 13 2009 3:56 PM EDT2009-05-13 20:56:57 GMT
    Academic excellence is what teachers and students strive to achieve everyday across San Diego County. There's one North County school where students are learning the value of an education through a lesson in giving. 
  • 8's Cool School: Cubberly Elementary

    8's Cool School: Cubberly Elementary

    Wednesday, April 22 2009 3:53 PM EDT2009-04-22 20:53:01 GMT
    This year marks a milestone for Cubberly Elementary in Serra Mesa. The school is celebrating its 50th anniversary. 
    This year marks a milestone for Cubberly Elementary in Serra Mesa. The school is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Teachers, students and parents are taking pride in the school's history, along with its commitment to the arts. 
  • 8's Cool School: Urban Discovery Academy

    8's Cool School: Urban Discovery Academy

    Thursday, March 5 2009 6:18 PM EST2009-03-05 23:18:52 GMT
    Early last year, a group of passionate parents and teachers gathered with one vision - to open a community school in downtown San Diego.  
    Early last year, a group of passionate parents and teachers gathered with one vision - to open a community school in downtown San Diego. That dream became reality in a few short months when Urban Discovery Academy opened its doors last fall in the heart of Balboa Park. 
  • 8's Cool School: Canyon Crest Academy

    8's Cool School: Canyon Crest Academy

    Wednesday, December 17 2008 1:10 PM EST2008-12-17 18:10:16 GMT
    It's been called the gateway to Juilliard. Canyon Crest Academy in the San Dieguito School District is making a name for itself in the artistic world, offering courses to train and inspire future artists. 
    It's been called the gateway to Juilliard. Canyon Crest Academy in the San Dieguito School District is making a name for itself in the artistic world, offering courses to train and inspire future artists. 
  • 8's Cool School: San Dieguito Academy

    8's Cool School: San Dieguito Academy

    11-17-08 at 1:58PM2008-12-10 18:08:39 GMT
    You can call it on-the-job training in some North County classrooms. Students in the San Dieguito School District are being exposed to real-life careers. 
    You can call it on-the-job training in some North County classrooms. Students in the San Dieguito School District are being exposed to real-life careers. 
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    8's Cool School: High Tech High North County

    8's Cool School: High Tech High North County

    03-17-08 at 2:39PM2008-12-10 06:36:31 GMT
    Since San Diego's High Tech High School opened in 2000, by a coalition of business leaders and educators, it's made a name for itself - even capturing the attention of visitors like Oprah and Bill Gates.  
    San Marcos -- Since San Diego's High Tech High School opened in 2000, by a coalition of business leaders and educators, it's made a name for itself - even capturing the attention of visitors like Oprah and Bill Gates. Now, as News 8's Nichelle Medina reports, the movement is growing with the newest campus in North County. 
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    8's Cool School: Ocean Air Elementary

    8's Cool School: Ocean Air Elementary

    03-31-08 at 1:57PM2008-12-10 06:32:23 GMT
    It's the newest gem of the Del Mar Union School District. Ocean Air Elementary opened its doors last August. And once you step foot on campus, you'll immediately see it's a very special place. 
    It's the newest gem of the Del Mar Union School District. Ocean Air Elementary opened its doors last August. And once you step foot on campus, you'll immediately see it's a very special place. 
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    8's Cool School: Jackson Elementary

    8's Cool School: Jackson Elementary

    05-02-08 at 2:48PM2008-12-10 06:26:35 GMT
     There's one school in San Diego that's recently been honored for raising the bar for under-achieving students. It combines hard work and the belief that every child can succeed. 
    City Heights -- There's one school in San Diego that's recently been honored for raising the bar for under-achieving students. It combines hard work and the belief that every child can succeed. 
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    8's Cool School: Black Mountain Middle School

    8's Cool School: Black Mountain Middle School

    05-12-08 at 2:37PM2008-12-10 06:21:56 GMT
    Some local students put on a show over the weekend for anyone in the mood for some high-flying entertainment. Middle school plays are reaching spectacular new heights. 
    Poway -- Some local students put on a show over the weekend for anyone in the mood for some high-flying entertainment. Middle school plays are reaching spectacular new heights. 
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    8's Cool School: Teri Learning Academy

    8's Cool School: Teri Learning Academy

    06-23-08 at 10:53AM2008-12-10 06:15:14 GMT
    Oceanside -- Summer school has a new twist for some students from the Teri Learning Academy in Oceanside, where their classroom is definitely paradise. 
    Oceanside -- Summer school has a new twist for some students from the Teri Learning Academy in Oceanside, where their classroom is definitely paradise. 
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    8's Cool School: Christa McAuliffe Elementary

    8's Cool School: Christa McAuliffe Elementary

    10-27-08 at 3:13PM2008-12-10 06:05:06 GMT
    If you want to change things, it's been said "Start early with young minds." That's the philosophy of Christa McAuliffe Elementary School, especially when it comes to the environment. 
    If you want to change things, it's been said "Start early with young minds." That's the philosophy of Christa McAuliffe Elementary School, especially when it comes to the environment. 
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    8's Cool School: Millennial Tech Middle School

    8's Cool School: Millennial Tech Middle School

    10-27-08 at 3:17PM2008-12-10 05:59:06 GMT
    Students at the newest magnet school in the San Diego Unified School District are getting some high-tech help when it comes to learning at Millenial Tech Middle School in Chollas View.  
    Chollas View -- Students at the newest magnet school in the San Diego Unified School District are getting some high-tech help when it comes to learning at Millenial Tech Middle School in Chollas View. In Ms. McIntosh's humanities class, students are learning with the help of a giant high-tech promethean active board. 
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    8's Cool School: Del Sur Elementary

    8's Cool School: Del Sur Elementary

    11-03-08 at 1:44PM2008-12-10 05:54:56 GMT
    Global seminars, teleconferencing, it sounds like the daily agenda for San Diego's leading bio-tech firms.  
    Global seminars, teleconferencing, it sounds like the daily agenda for San Diego's leading bio-tech firms. Think again, it's actually the curriculum at Poway School District's newest campus Del Sur Elementary - home of the Explorers. 
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  • Local mother really did Adopt 8

    Local mother really did Adopt 8

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:10:12 GMT
    A local woman who set out to become a foster mom more two decades ago, said she never intended to adopt.But then she ended up adopting one daughter, then another, and another, until she had adopted eight girls. Maryann, really did – Adopt 8. 
    A local woman who set out to become a foster mom more two decades ago, said she never intended to adopt.But then she ended up adopting one daughter, then another, and another, until she had adopted eight girls. Maryann, really did – Adopt 8. 
  • Mentors needed for local foster youth

    Mentors needed for local foster youth

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:31:46 GMT
    If you've always wanted to help a foster child, but aren't in the position to adopt, being a mentor could be the perfect fit. 
    If you've always wanted to help a foster child, but aren't in the position to adopt, being a mentor could be the perfect fit. 
  • William hopes to find a forever home before he's 18

    William hopes to find a forever home before he's 18

    Monday, August 4 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-04 20:15:07 GMT
    There's an urgent need to find a forever family for a 15-year-old boy who is living in an emergency children's shelter. 
    There's an urgent need to find a forever family for a 15-year-old boy who is living in an emergency children's shelter. 
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