UC Davis Chicano Studies students in artist Maceo Montoya’s Mural Workshop class have created an inspirational mural for Cesar Chavez Intermediate School, which serves grades 4-6 in South Sacramento.
The themes of the mural were developed through interviews with students and their parents. Cesar Chavez serves neighborhood children with its traditional program and a dual-language Spanish language immersion track.
SCUSD kicked off its participation in the statewide “Rethink Your Drink” campaign today by unveiling a ”hydration station” at Ethel Phillips Elementary School.
“Rethink Your Drink” is aimed at building awareness of the importance of helping students opt for clean, safe water over sugary beverages. SCUSD’s partners in the campaign include United Way, Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance and Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center.
California Middle School’s math department is focusing in on Stanford Professor Jo Boaler’s book, “ Mathematical Mindsets.”
Teacher Kristi Ruddick is helping her students build a “growth mindset” about math.This year, Ruddick has two full sections of kids who chose to take a class to support their understanding of math reasoning, and number sense.
SCUSD has partnered with community organizations and the U.S. Green Building Council Center for Green Schools to bring you Green Week 2016!
Green Week is a district-wide event that empowers schools to engage in sustainability focused lessons, projects and activities during the first week in October. Sustainability themed days will be organized all week providing participating schools, classrooms or groups with activities and resources to join in the celebration.