September 18, 2017
Nicole Miller: Mission Vista High School
Our guest today is Nicole Miller, Principal of Mission Vista High School, a dual magnet high school that is the youngest of the high schools in Vista Unified. As a dual magnet school, Mission Vista offers students the ability to dig deeper into arts and communication, as well as science and technology.
From a celebrated, award-winning music program, to multiple levels of computer science and engineering classes, and innovative classes like the very popular Socioeconomic History of Rock & Roll, Mission Vista has earned a reputation as a place where deep learning and creative thinking go hand in hand.
September 7, 2017
Krista Berntsen, principal of Lake Elementary, joins the show to share her thoughts on the culture and traditions of Lake Elementary. With a rich legacy of family engagement and a connected community, Lake has established a culture that sees every teacher, staff member, administrator and volunteer working together to create the best learning environment for every child.
Lake is also a great example of a school that builds on its traditions by forging new paths of learning for its students. They are a leader in the district's shift to Personal Learning, building models for connecting foundational aspects of education to real world situations that engage and inspire students to become lifelong learners.
August 28, 2017
Episode 1: Chuck Schindler
On this, our debut episode, we talk with the Principal of Rancho Buena Vista High School, Chuck Schindler. Chuck will share about the special culture at RBV, the character of the school’s students and staff, as well as the remarkable number of opportunities for students to engage in learning.
From legacy strengths like RBV’s arts programs and the International Baccalaureate diploma pathway, to newer offerings such as robotics and coding, RBV is committed to developing well-rounded learners who can pursue their passions through any number of courses.