Longtime friends of The Preuss School – Chris and Pat Weil – were profiled in the San Diego Union-Tribune for their charitable work.
The school will be featured this spring on the new PBS statewide television series, Inside California Education.
Congratulations to Vivian Dinh and Jonathan Ventura for winning “ambassador scholarships” from Global Leadership Connection.
Students spoke about opportunities to learn from innovators such as UC San Diego professor Gentry Patrick.
La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club recently recognized one of our students at their regular meeting.
Two Preuss students and a teacher were interviewed for an upcoming INNOVATE 8 segment that will air on CBS 8 News.
Arturo Torres earned a special commendation and Franklin Hang eared Best Delegate at the North County Regional conference.
Preuss students participated in an education symposium on the brain as part of a gift from the Junior Seau Foundation.
Preuss was the site for the Mid-Coast Trolley Groundbreaking celebration which was attended by more than 4,000 people.
Preuss college adviser Jessica Resendez-Orozco was named one of the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Latino Champions.
Language teacher Viviana Zamora-Luna talks about Preuss and its students with La Prensa San Diego.
The San Diego Union Tribune profiles Access Youth Academy, which has worked with Preuss students for 10 years.
A few seniors spent six weeks in the lab full-time this summer thanks to Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute.
Three lucky students attended the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Space Camp thanks to scholarships provided by Fish & Richardson.
Leonard Comma of Jack in the Box Inc. shared words of wisdom with the Class of 2016 as this year’s special commencement speaker.
Van Nhi Huyn was named Grand Prize Winner and will serve as the Natural High Student Ambassador for 2016.
The Washington Post talks to Preuss teacher Anne Artz who offers insight into how AP classes benefit students at Preuss.
The Preuss Midnight Mechanics hosted a day of exploration for other young learners at the Kids Who Code event.
Congratulations to Preuss students Ihan Nunow, Stephanie Silvar and Carlos Pedroso who received scholarships from the Rotary Club of La Jolla.
The Washington Post ranked Preuss one of the most challenging high schools in California and #39 in the nation.
The chair of the Learning Resources Department was presented with a plaque and $1,000 award by the La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Preuss 9th in California and one of the top 100 high schools nationally. See the 10 News segment on Preuss’s achievement.
Now an immigration attorney in Northern California, Langarica will share how Preuss helped change her life.
Cristabel Otero Castaneda was one of 20 scholar athletes around the country recognized for being a leader in school, sports and the community.
The Preuss robotics team has a chance to go to the FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis. You can help them get there.
Congratulation to the Midnight Mechanics who made it into the elimination rounds of the recent FIRST Robotics competition.
Learn how to request that personal information be removed from California student records that are to be released to a private group as part of a lawsuit against the California Department of Education.
Preuss middle school students build sustainable cities of tomorrow as part of the Future City Competition.
Proceeds benefit scholarships for Preuss graduates who attend Thurgood Marshall College at UC San Diego.
The wonders of the night sky come alive thanks to the Terry Arnold Rising Stars Program.
Marsha Greco, an educator at The Preuss School UCSD in La Jolla, CA was selected as one of only 51 participants of the 2015 National Gallery of Art Teacher Institute on Art of the Renaissance held in Washington, D.C.
Cecil Lytle and Bud Mehan have been recognized with the most prestigious honor that can be bestowed upon a faculty member at UC San Diego.
Preuss alumna Reyna Pacheco is breaking stereotypes and beating the odds as a professional squash player and student at Columbia University.
Preuss hosted the inaugural conference to encourage girls to pursue an education and careers in STEM.
Fox 5 News highlights local organization, Bridge for Kids, which helps Preuss student athletes receive the tools they need to play and study at the collegiate level.
Preuss is cited as a model for teacher peer-to-peer learning in a recent Education Week commentary on the benefits of expanded learning time.
The law firm awarded full scholarships to three Preuss middle school students to attend the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Space Camp.
Eleven Preuss students participated in an intensive two-week summer research program at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute.
Nearly the entire Preuss Class of 2015, 102 out of 103 seniors, has been admitted to a four-year college or university.
Indira Esparza, an alumna of Preuss and UC San Diego, will begin grad school at UC San Diego with the inaugural Weil Family Teacher Preparation Fellowship.
Four Preuss students completed a months-long animal husbandry project by releasing 40 tagged fish into Mission Bay.
The California business community recognized Preuss as a high-performing, high-poverty school whose students’ achievements outpace comparable schools.
The UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities’ Arts Outreach Program provides students from Preuss and other schools with first-hand experiences in the arts.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the school best in the county, 5th in California, 9th best charter school in the country and 39th overall in the nation.
Gold Ribbon schools “provide great examples of the things educators are doing right” says Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The Washington Post ranked Preuss California’s most challenging high school and #21 in the nation.
The event will be held May 16 immediately after the parent meeting at Preuss. A variety of free services and screenings will be offered.
Proceeds benefit scholarships for Preuss graduates who attend Thurgood Marshall College at UC San Diego.
See the video students made for the San Diegans Waste No Water campaign. You can do your part, too!
Our annual benefit helps ensure that we can continue to provide the transformative power of a Preuss education for years to come.
Preuss was one of several area schools that served as a model for a new specialty school set to open this fall.
Principal Scott Barton was one of 25 San Diegans highlighted in the special issue and advocated for a longer school day and school year.
Website Niche.com ranked Preuss in the top 30 best public high schools in California based on stats, test scores and school ratings.
Please take note that the new bus schedule will be in effect when students return to school from break.
A “versatile contributor to arts, philanthropy,” Fiona Tudor was a valued member of The Preuss School Founders’ Circle.
Hugh “Bud” Mehan, UC San Diego professor emeritus and one of the founders of Preuss, received the USD Remarkable Leaders in Education Award.
Preuss, like many other non-profits, can benefit greatly from company-sponsored volunteer programs.
Preuss was named the top “change-making” school in “America’s Top High Schools 2014,” a recently-released ranking by The Daily Beast.
Senior Daniel Million is one of two recipients of the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship. This year’s class has garnered over $1.6 million in award money. Read the article in Times of San Diego and a profile on Daniel Million and his family by KPBS.
Shannon Baird is one of 14 educators from across the nation to receive a Frontiers in Science Research Teaching Fellowship from the American Physiology Society.
A new report featuring The Preuss School examines how expanded learning time enables effective teacher development, and benefits student performance.
The Preuss Running Club joined the UC San Diego community to support student scholarships through the Triton 5K.
Preuss was named the best high school in San Diego County and a top 5 school in California according to recent rankings. Read the article in the UT San Diego.
The school was named the top school in San Diego County and #4 in California in the annual ranking by The Washington Post’s educational columnist, Jay Mathews. Mathews also cites Preuss as proof that schools full of low-income kids are not always at a disadvantage.
Monies will go to support Preuss’ longer school day and school year as part of the Campaign for Longer Learning Time.
Mark your calendars for the annual celebration to benefit our students.
Preuss student Bennett Miller discusses what it was like to participate in the recent U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee.
Indira Esparza ’11, a UC San Diego junior majoring in political science, discusses how the Chancellor’s Associates Scholarship has made a difference.
Acclaimed bass guitarist Nathan East, a UC San Diego alumnus, returned to his alma mater for a benefit concert. All proceeds went to scholarships for Preuss grads.
Preuss is cited in article that examines grades 6-12 high schools and how they help some schools boost student achievement.
Preuss is partnering with Farmers Insurance and the Century Club of San Diego to raise funds through the 2014 Farmers Insurance Open. You can help.
Preuss students released the fish as part of Hubbs-Seaworld Research Institute's Seabass in the Classroom program.
Preuss is cited as a successful model for Rochester Institute of Technology’s effort to develop a university-affiliated charter school in Rochester next year.
Principal Scott Barton and Athletic Director Lisa Hawk are two of only 30 school leaders selected to participate in this unique opportunity. See a clip in the San Diego Metropolitan.
Skateboarder and filmmaker Amelia Brodka spoke recently at Preuss, sharing her story and inspiring students to pursue their dreams.
The success of Preuss is highlighted in the recent issue of Triton, UC San Diego’s popular alumni magazine.
Several Preuss students attended a recent public forum with interim San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria and Councilman Kevin Faulconer.
A new report by USC’s Center on Educational Governance ranked the state's top 10 charter schools at the elementary/middle and high school levels.
Preuss can receive up to $10,000 in Target GiftCards for any supplies our students need. You can help.
Preuss Founders' Circle and board member, Duane Roth, was a loyal and longstanding supporter of our school. His visionary leadership and friendship will be greatly missed.
Ten Preuss students conducted cancer research this summer at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute’s Continuing Umbrella for Research Experiences (CURE) Program.
Daisy Flores was selected to participate in Bank of America’s Student Leaders Program, winning a trip to Washington, D.C. and a paid summer internship.
Preuss student Belen Hernandez Garcia was one of 50 teenage delegates to Sister Cities International’s Youth Leadership Summit in San Antonio.
Thuy Hua has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct research abroad in the 2013-2014 academic year.
The UT-San Diego covers Preuss’ “Perfect 10” as the school’s tenth graduating class achieves a 100 percent acceptance rate to four-year colleges and universities.
All 96 students in the Class of 2013 have been accepted to a four-year college or university, marking a milestone for Preuss.
The Preuss yearbook received a blue ribbon in the Literary Publications division of the Student Showcase at this year’s San Diego County Fair.
Mandy Chan and Saron Goitom are the 25th and 26th Preuss students over the last seven years to receive the coveted “good through graduation” scholarships.
For the third consecutive year, Newsweek has lauded Preuss for its ability to prepare low-income and first generation students for college and beyond. Read the article in the U-T San Diego.
Lives are transformed when dedicated teachers, hardworking students, supportive families and a caring community work together.
Preuss was also ranked the best high school in San Diego County, the 7th best charter school in the nation and 30th overall in the nation.
Members of the La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary recently volunteered to prime and paint classrooms in six buildings.
Preuss is one of three local high schools whose graduates are eligible to receive newly-created Chancellor’s Associates Scholarships at UC San Diego.
The annual benefit supports our mission to transform lives and ensure a Preuss education is available for generations to come.
Artz, one of only 27 educators selected for the fellowship, will serve for an academic year in Washington, D.C. as a representative and promoter of STEM education.
An immersion program created by UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities introduces Preuss students to the rich arts programs at the university.
Preuss was honored with the Local Peacemaker Award by the National Conflict and Resolution Center, a San Diego-based nonprofit specializing in alternative conflict resolution services. The Presidio Sentinel interviews Cecil Lytle about the award and Preuss.
Preuss was invited to present at the National Association for Secondary School Principals Breaking Ranks School Showcase and share what makes the school a success.
The newspaper mentions Preuss and cites a new book on the school by one of its founders, UC San Diego professor emeritus Hugh “Bud” Mehan.
The UT San Diego profiles Peggy Preuss and shares how her passion for teaching and education helped make the school a reality.
Harry Zhou, Tony Chau and Sam Martin are the first Preuss recipients of awards from the H. William Kuni Scholarship & Mentoring program.
USC's Center on Educational Governance named The Preuss School UCSD as the top charter school in California based on financial health and academic performance.
For the second consecutive year, The Preuss School UCSD has been named the top transformative school in Newsweek's rankings of America’s Best High Schools.
The Preuss school UCSD was awarded the U.S. News & World Report Gold Medal as one of the top high schools in California (#8) and the Nation (#44).