SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - San Diego Unified is proud to announce that 100 percent of its schools offer music instruction, an accomplishment that is the direct result of the District’s and Board of Education’s strong commitment to the arts.
As of now, more than 100,000 students in kindergarten through grade 12 attending every district school will have access to music education.
The variety of courses include band, orchestra, choir, guitar, jazz ensembles, music theory, piano, and composition.
News 8’s Ashley Jacobs takes us inside a local classroom to see why students are so excited about the change.
We know many of you will be traveling for the upcoming holidays. While it’s not always the most fun part of the season, there are some ways to make it more enjoyable.
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Why wait til Thursday when you can get your first taste of Turkey Day with their fan-favorite Thanksgiving burger!
Chance of light rain for Thanksgiving Thursday. Temperatures cool and onshore wind flow strengthens throughout the week.
More Malibu residents forced to flee the Woolsey Fire are back home Monday, in time to face a rain forecast for Wednesday that raises fears of possible mudslides as the estimated date for full containment of the fire was moved back to Thursday.