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MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING OF HELIX STUDENT

 
Suspect also approached two female students near Grossmont High, Police indicate
 
By Miriam Raftery
 
May 18, 2012 (La Mesa) – Daniel Hubbard of La Mesa has been arrested and charged with attempted kidnapping, false imprisonment and annoying a child following a joint investigation by La Mesa and El Cajon Police departments.  Hubbard is believed responsible for approaching three female high school students over the past week.   

FORMER EAST COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES HONORED AT CSUSM

 

Male Student-Athlete of the Year and co-Female Student-Athletes of the Year come from East County San Diego
By Ryan Schuler

April 27, 2012 (San Diego) -- It was an exciting night for several Cal State San Marcos student-athletes, who attended high school in East County San Diego.

 

GROSSMONT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT ANNOUNCES NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AT EAST COUNTY CAMPUSES

 Projects Funded by Proposition H, Proposition U School Bonds
 

El Cajon, Calif. (May 11, 2011) – Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD) announced today that it has awarded several new construction contracts, valued at over $50 million. Many of the projects are now underway at campuses throughout the district as part of the Prop H and Prop U bond programs. In the months ahead, the district projects it will award another $38 million in work.

SUSPECT DETAINED FOR PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION AFTER THREAT INVOLVING HELIX HIGH SCHOOL

 

STASH OF GUNS SEIZED AT SUSPECT'S HOME

 

January 14, 2011 (La Mesa) – This morning, the El Cajon Police Department received a call from an unidentified man at his residence in El Cajon. He made a vague comment about a shooting at Helix High School in La Mesa, then hung up upon being questioned by the dispatcher. El Cajon Police and La Mesa Police gathered information about the suspect to assess what was believed to be a potential threat.

PASSAGES: ACTOR AND DIRECTOR DENNIS HOPPER, 74, DIES AFTER BATTLE WITH CANCER

 

Easy Rider director had roots in East County

 

by Christopher Mohr

 
June 1, 2010 (La Mesa)-- Dennis Hopper, who won critical acclaim as director of the movie Easy Rider and as a supporting actor in Hoosiers, died Saturday (May 29) after losing a battle with prostate cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 74. 
 
Born May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, Hopper moved to Lemon Grove when he was 13. He attended Helix High School and was among the school's first class of graduates in 1954. In his youth he showed a love for acting and theater that led to a career spanning six decades. 

"CLEAN SHAVE DAY" NOV. 16 KICKS OFF MUSTACHES FOR KIDS FUNDRAISER IN LA MESA

 

 

November 16, 2009 (La Mesa) --Teachers at Helix Charter High School are growing mustaches for charity. Mustaches for Kids is a volunteer-run organization started in Los Angeles in 1999 to do good and have fun by growing mustaches for children's charities. Since its humble beginnings, Mustaches for Kids satellite chapters have spread across the continent, a steady expansion that is not unlike the measured, deliberate growth of a mustache.

GUHSD BOARD TO VOTE ON REVOCATION OF HELIX HIGH CHARTER AT MEETING THURS. JULY 9

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July 8, 2009 (San Diego’s East County) – Grossmont Union High School District’s Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on a notification to revoke Helix High School’s charter. The Helix High School Foundation and Alumni Association is planning a rally and urging supporters of Helix to attend the meeting at the East County Regional Educational Center, 924 East Main Street in El Cajon. Helix has drawn criticism from the Board at recent meetings for administrators’ handling of sexual abuse and misconduct cases, including four teachers convicted of having sex with students, as ECM has previously reported in two previous articles:
http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/?q=449_school_board_grills_helix_offic...
http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/?q=433_helix_hight_sex_scandal

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