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Altus Loses Treasured Friend, Mentor
The Altus Schools family recently lost a valued friend and advisor. Mr. Pat Hyndman passed away March 9, 2013. Mr. Hyndman was a staunch supporter of Altus Schools’ Vision, Mission, and Values from the very beginning and was involved in guiding the schools’ senior leaders as they carved innovative ways to better serve students.
Altus Founder, President and CEO Comments on SDUSD Superintendent's Resignation
Immediately following San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Bill Kowba's resignation Tuesday night, Altus Founder, President and CEO, Mary Bixby, shared with the Board of Education that the charter schools in San Diego would be losing a friend. To see more of her comments, click on the press release provided below.
CSSD Holiday Spots to Hit Airwaves

CSSD Holiday Spots to Hit Airwaves Tis' the season to be jolly. Looks like Mary (CSSD Founder, President and CEO) and Jackie (CSSD Communication Specialist and Assistant to the Office of the President) are at it again. They just helped produce a new radio enrollment spot for stations Magic 92.5 and 91X . It will be airing several times during the holiday season. Listen and let us know what you think! Please direct all comments to jrobertson@charterschool-sandiego.net.
Altus Loses Friend, Board Member
It is with great sadness that we must report to you that John Nersesian passed away May 29, 2012. John worked closely with Altus Schools in an advisory role. He was a current member of The Charter School of San Diego’s Board of Directors.
URGENT: SB 81 to cut Charter School funding
There is a bill pending today in the legislature that is called SB81 and it is moving FAST. It is $42 per student mid-year cut to every charter school’s 2011-12 budget. This cut would impact your student’s charter school funding NOW.
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