The 59th Annual Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair was held from March 19-24 at Balboa Park Activity Center. Eric Chen, a junior from Canyon Crest Academy, was named a 2013 ISEF Finalist at the San Diego Science Fair in addition to receiving the Senior Sweepstakes Award.

The 2013 Southern California MATHCOUNTS was held on March 11 at UC Irvine. Venado Middle School edged out Rancho San Joaquin Middle School for the state championship, a title Rancho had held for the past five years. Congratulations to Lia Tian, Phil Chen, and Daniel Lin of the Venado team and Jason Ye and Sandeep Kambhampati of the Rancho San Joaquin team for their accomplishments.