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The South Bay Union hosted the Third Annual Innovation Expo to Highlight the Innovation, Creativity, and Imagination Happening in, and around, the District on Wednesday, April 24th

Apr 26, 2019 08:34PM ● By Paul Spear
South Bay Union Innovation Expo District Event Celebrates Creativity and Imagination

Imperial Beach, CA – On April 24, 2019, South Bay Union hosted the Third Annual Innovation Expo to highlight the innovation, creativity, and imagination happening in, and around, the District.


The event included interactive booths from all twelve of the District’s campuses. Participants had the opportunity to fly a drone with the Bayside STEAM Academy, build a maze with Sunnyslope School, create wooden bookmarks with staff from Nicoloff School, and join the team from Oneonta School to build a boat, among many others. Several community organizations also hosted booths including BAE Systems, Computers 2 SD Kids, Energy Coalition, PEGG, Port of San Diego, Rick Engineering, San Diego Tracking Team, SCST, LLC,. SDSU Engineering, Southwestern College, Southwest Middle School, and WSP USA.


In addition to an art gallery displaying student work, student speakers and group performances were featured in Burress Auditorium. Thank you to Ms. Lockwood’s Kindergarten Class from Imperial Beach Charter; the Emory Academy Dancers; the Berry School Choir; the First Grade Students from Imperial Beach Charter; Valeria Felix from the Emory Academy; and Panabi Hyson Free, Zoe De Los Santos, Vianca Garcia, Angelica Lopez, Jose Lopez, and Jessica White from Imperial Beach Charter.


Refreshments were provided by Just Smother It!, King Cream Ice Cream, and water stations from Sparkletts. It was an amazing afternoon of experimentation, inspiration, and innovation. Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support of South Bay: North Island Credit Union, Mission Federal Credit Union, Rich’s, Kona Ice, and Sparkletts.

You may see lots more photos from the Innovation Expo here.


About the South Bay Union School District: The award winning South Bay Union School District proudly serves over 7,500 students in Imperial Beach, San Ysidro, and south San Diego. The District is comprised of twelve campuses, including nine K-6 schools, two K-8 charter schools, and one Preschool. South Bay offers several specialized programs including Dual Language, Instrumental Music, Leader in Me, Global Leadership and Empowerment,

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