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Seaside High School Spartan Showcase

For Immediate Release

October 8, 2019

Seaside High School Spartan Showcase

Grand Opening of Library/Makerspace and New State-of-the-Art Classrooms

October 19 – 1 p.m. – Seaside High School


Seaside, CA – The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Seaside High School proudly present its Seaside Spartan Showcase - a grand opening and ribbon cutting of the high school’s new library media center/makerspace and new state-of-the art classrooms. The showcase will feature exhibits of student work, chalk art contest, face painting, workshops on mini-computer building, woodworking, and flag making.


“This is an exciting time for Seaside High School,” said PK Diffenbaugh, Superintendent, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District. “New principal Aaron Sanders is building on the proud tradition at Seaside and bringing a new energy to the school that will take it to the next level of excellence.”


“We are thrilled to open our doors to the entire community on October 19,” said Principal Aaron Sanders. “Our staff and students have been working really hard and we want all of Seaside to see first-hand the progress we have made, as well as feel the Seaside Pride our students and staff model each and every day.”


Run of Show


1:00 p.m.   Opening Ceremony: Preview of demonstrations and project showcases

1:15 p.m.   Seaside High School Band and Color Guard

1:25 p.m.   Opening Remarks: Board of Education, Superintendent, Seaside High School Principal

1:45 p.m.   Ribbon Cutting

1:50 p.m.   Showcase: Activities, Workshops, Food

2:45 p.m.   Showcase Activities Wrap Up

2:55 p.m.   Closing Remarks


Along with the new state-of-the-art classrooms and library media center/makerspace, Seaside High School has received new landscaping, new paint job, fortified the concrete structure throughout the campus, and is scheduled to replace a total of 18 old portable classrooms. 


“This is just the beginning,” said Diffenbaugh. “Thanks to the community’s support of Measure I, this winter we will break ground on the long-awaited new turf field and track.”


Seaside High School has been recognized as a School of Opportunity by the National Education Policy Center, the national champion school of Computer Science by and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and bronze award by the California PBIS Coalition.


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