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Teachers are Heroes Award

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Los Pen Academy Receives 2011 Golden Bell Award

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Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher Visits Los Pen Academy

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Longer Hours, Longer School Year Paying Off For Local School
by 10news.com

President Obama said American schools need longer hours and a longer school year. At Los Penasquitos Academy in Rancho Penasquitos, they’ve been doing that for 10 years!

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School Loves Obama’s Plan
by NBCsandiego.com

Los Penasquitos Academy Foundation works to keep its extended-day program alive.

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Expanded Learning Time in Action by Elena Rocha
Center for American Progress, July 2008

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Hewlett- Packard Donates $25,000 for “HP Science Hour” at Los Pen Academy

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Award-Winning Teachers:

  • Kerri Kutzner, 2013-2014 Los Pen Elementary School Teacher of The Year
  • Jackie Smyers, 2010-2011 Los Pen Elementary School Teacher of The Year
  • Kara Myers, 2005-2006 Los Pen Elementary School Teacher of The Year
  • Laura D’Acquisto, 2003-2004 Poway Unified Teacher of The Year
  • Ed Sandstrom, 2002-2003 Los Pen Elementary School Teacher of The Year

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Other Articles about the Academy:

  • State Secretary for Education Richard Riordan Tours the Academy
  • Striving For Excellence (San Diego Union-Tribune 2003) by Blanca Gonzalez
  • State of the District Report (Poway Unified School District, 2003-2004)
  • Crazy About Studying (San Diego Union-Tribune, 2005) by Blanca Gonzalez
  • Whatever It Takes: How Professional Learning Communities Respond When Kids Don’t Learn  by Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour,  Robert Eaker, Gayle Karhanek. ISBN: 1-932127-28-3