e3 Civic High School

Freshman Class experience the Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Ana, e3 Alum, Class of 2017 with First Lady Michelle Obama

Getting those college applications out! 

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

WHO are we?

We are inspired. We are youth leaders. We are problem solvers. We are peacemakers. We are unstoppable. We are the gun violence prevention Thread.

Dr. Griffith invited by Congresswoman Susan Davis to attend the National Summit on Teacher Diversity

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Dr. Ward with alumni Ana Little-Sana at George Washington University where Ana is a rising sophomore. Ana says the e3 DT/project based learning environment along with tech integrated learning has been her biggest asset. It has helped her to be successful in both major class assignments and internships! 

Visiting Alumni come back to e3 to talk about the College Experience

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Increasing Women in STEAM fields

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

California Coast supports excellence at e3

WHO are we?

We are inspired. We are youth leaders. We are problem solvers. We are peacemakers. We are unstoppable. We are the gun violence prevention Thread.

WHO are we?

We are inspired. We are youth leaders. We are problem solvers. We are peacemakers. We are unstoppable. We are the gun violence prevention Thread.

e3 Named as one of the top 41 Most Innovative K-12 Schools in America, CNN Money, October, 2015

e3 Civic High Commencement Ceremony Class of 2016

MESA -Mathematics, Engineering & Science Achievement via SDSU

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Sustainable Urban Agriculture at SMARTs Farm

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Cheese making & kale chips


e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Our Scholars are attending the following colleges and universities:  California State Polytechnic -  California State University, East Bay - California State University, Fullerton - California State University, Monterey Bay - California State University, San Marcos - California State University, Maritime Academy - California State University, Northridge – Clark Atlanta University - Concordia University - Irvine - Cuyamaca College - George Washington University - Grambling State University - Grand View University - Grossmont College - Hawaii Pacific University -  Humboldt State University  - Newschool Of Architecture And Design -                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Northern Arizona University - Pacific Union College - Point Loma Nazarene University - Saint Martin's University - San Diego City College - San Diego Mesa College - San Diego Miramar College - San Diego State University - San Francisco State University - Southwestern College United Education Institute - Chula Vista - University Of Advancing Technology - University Of California, Berkeley - University Of California, Merced - University of California, Riverside -University Of California, Los Angeles - University Of California, Santa Cruz - University Of Phoenix - University Of The Pacific - Warren Wilson College

Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: 1/23/2019, 5 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Sullivan Commissioner's Room - Library, 9th Floor, (e3)-School Calendar

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2018-19 e3 Academic Calendar has arrived!

Download this calendar and post to your home or office bulletin board to stay engaged with this year's activities. This year features the return of the e3 Civic High Parent Training Institute.

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From the Desk of the Executive Director

Welcome to e³ Civic High!  It is our aim to offer a world-class educational program that we believe will prepare our students to excel in a 21st Century Global environment. It is our goal to create innovators, problem-solvers, and effective communicators who will become engaged in the business of making our city, our state, our nation, and our world a better place. We join with the educators who are passionate about making our students "future-ready" for success in the field for which they choose to pursue.

We invite you to join us in our revolution of the phenomenal as we create a model for public education in a world-class, nine-story public library!  

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Welcome to the 2019 Year of Promise...

This year brings us continued opportunities to fulfill our goals and dreams. The Helpful Handbook for 2019 recommends we take note of the following in this New Year:
Do the Right thing!
Get rid of anything that is not helpful, peaceful, or joyful.
Time will eventually allow healing.
However good or bad a situation, it will change; therefore take heart and hold on.
No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up!
When you awake each morning, you're alive; choose to be thankful!
Be assured that you are loved and needed; your life is full of purpose.
Know that the best is yet to come!

Take care of you, take care of each other, take care of e3...

2018 Empowerment to the Parents: The e3 Parent Institute

This year e3 will return to a new and improved, year-long Parent Institute. Here's the outstanding line up for this year's training. All sessions (listed below) will offer a simultaneous presentation in English and Spanish. Every parent who attends will receive a free training binder with all course materials and resources.

Inspirational Melodies + from Santana

Lead singer, Andy Vargas along with his band, Soulerous visited e3 to share his story of overcoming challenges and the triumph of success. Scholars heard a powerful message about the potential that resides within them to make change, leave a positive impact, and inspire others. That message was highlighted by the beautiful music that filled the entire 9th floor of the Shiley Suite. Oye cómo va mi ritmo...
Scholars were invited to volunteer at the Love Thy Neighbor event on Saturday. A Benefit Toy Drive was held at the East Village Courtyard to uplift the terminally ill children in hospitals just across our border. As usual, e3 showed up to give their time in service to others!

e3 Madrigals take Performance on the road...

Members of the Madrigal choir have been taking the beauty of song into the broader community of San Diego. They were invited to perform at the dinner for the Urban League's Celebration of Diversity for Women Leaders and at the San Diego Downtown Fellowship of Churches Holiday Luncheon. Both groups were inspired by the music and have donated to support the choir's trip to the Music Competition in Washington, DC. If you'd like the choir to perform at your event, contact mgibson@e3Civichigh.com.

The Blue Heart Foundation honors Dr. Griffith...

Congratulations to our CEO as she earned the Educator Activist of the Year Award from the Blue Heart Foundation for her work in the community of San Diego.

The Awards ceremony was emceed by members of the Blue Heart's Class 2019- 20. They shared their accomplishments of successful relationships as HEART members and their dreams as as they move to higher education. Blue Heart hopes to inspire the next generation to reach their highest potential and pursue exceptional educational goals.

The Blue Heart Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization benefiting underserved children of the community and foster youth. We salute the honorees and the leadership of the Blue Heart Foundation.

Early College Acceptances for e3 Seniors

Seniors at e3 have begun to receive their acceptance notifications to the colleges and universities of their choosing. We are honored to capture the excitement and share our joy!

e3 Board of Trustees Monthly Meetings

Monthly Board Meeting was held on:
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
4:30 - 6:00 pm
9th Floor Sullivan Commissioner Room
Central Library

Board meetings and updates are posted on our website.

This year, the e3 Civic High Trustees have added a Parent Liaison who will report out during each monthly meeting. The Chair of the School Site Council/School Advisory Committee is the Liaison to the Board. The Chair is a parent-elected position and will be responsible for represented our parent voice. The current SSC/SAC chair is Mr. Robert Dorsey.

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