e3 Civic High School

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 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

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.

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Cheese making & kale chips

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

Getting those college applications out! 

Increasing Women in STEAM fields

California Coast supports excellence at e3

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

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! 

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Sustainable Urban Agriculture at SMARTs Farm

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

MESA -Mathematics, Engineering & Science Achievement via SDSU

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

Freshman Class experience the Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

e3 Civic High Commencement Ceremony Class of 2016

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

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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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e3CH News

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.

California State University (CSU) Application Deadline Extended for all

The Cal State University (CSU) deadline for applications has been EXTENDED to DECEMBER 15th at 11:59 pm for ALL applicants. e3 Counselors will continue to host college workshops after school and during advisory everyday.

The UC Campuses did NOT extend their deadline. Congratulations on getting your UC applications submitted Friday, November 30!
We are proud of you!!

East Coast College Tour Spring 2019

Attention Families! In Spring 2019, we head to Boston and
New York for the east coast college tour. This is an immersive college orientation program for scholars in grades 9, 10 and 11.

The agenda covers 11 college campus tours, meeting admissions representatives, talking with current college students, exploring a new part of the country, and more!

Contact Ms. Colon or Ms. Couperus for more information.

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. Click here for the complete schedule. Hoping to see you there!
Grade Level Necessities 9th, 10th, and 11th
Powerschool Management Training
Understanding the Senior Year
School Finance and the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
College Prep Series 101, 102...
The e3 Way of Curriculum and Instruction
Mom, Dad, e3 and Me: Adolescent Development Part 1 and 2
Data and Assessment to Empower
Design Thinking in the Curriculum
Substance Abuse Awareness
Parents & College: Navigating Timelines
CyberSafety: Making Wise e-Choices
Summer Enrichment Opportunities

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