Helix High School
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.
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.
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.
Easy Rider director had roots in East County
by Christopher Mohr
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.
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: