C.K. McClatchy student Courtesy Clark had a great Spring Break. Clark was the primary stopper on the girls’ McClatchy Lions basketball team. She was named the Sacramento Bee’s Player of the Year and recently signed her Letter of Intent to play for San Jose State University. During her high school career she always played varsity but sat out her junior year after transferring from another high school, per CIF rules.
Students, parents, educators, organizers and administrators are invited to an open house to learn more about a STEAM Summer Camp open to students ages 14-9 years old. It is sponsored by the University of California’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Summer camp will focus on hands-on learning in STEAM skills to solve complex problems in food and agriculture. Themes will include food and nutrition, food safety and urban agriculture. Students will participate in trips, activities and demonstrations aimed at engaging and inspiring students in future career paths.
The Sacramento Unified Education Foundation is hosting its first ever Student Choice Awards program to honor inspiring teachers in the Sacramento City Unified School District at a gala on Thursday, May 18 at Memorial Auditorium.
National University named John Bidwell Elementary as a Sanford Harmony Champion School earlier this week. Sanford Harmony is a social emotional curriculum reaching more than 480,000 students in Sacramento and across the country. Social emotional learning (SEL) develops skills in communication, empathy, respect of differences and collaboration.
Three Sacramento City Unified School District schools are among the 20 winners for grants to fund education initiatives in technology, science, and the arts. Winners were determined by votes cast by parents, relatives boosters and community members.
State Treasurer John Chiang made the announcement at William Land Elementary on April 24. Principals from William Land, Leonardo da Vinci and Sutter were all present as were Board of Education President Jay Hansen, Board Member Darrel Woo and Superintendent José Banda.
On April 7, 2017 Sacramento City Unified School District began offering online registration to parents and guardians of new students.
Online Registration (OLR) is a web based enrollment system that allows parents or guardians to complete the majority of the registration process online. OLR is accessible from any computer connected to the internet or from a self-service kiosk in our Enrollment Center.
California Middle School and the School of Engineering and Sciences are among 275 middle and high schools honored by the California Department of Education under the Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program. State Superintendent Tom Torlakson announced the honorees on April 18. Only eight schools in Sacramento County were recognized.
An information session to help immigrants and their supporters is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Serna Center.
Participants will learn about their legal rights if stopped by immigration officers, ways to obtain legal status, how to protect children and property and how the school district protects student information.
The Serna Center is located at 5735 47th Avenue in Sacramento. Attorneys will be available to answer questions. Free childcare and snacks will be provided.
Rosemont High School librarian Christina Lanzaro works hard to keep students engaged in life-long learning and literacy by keeping her library titles new, vibrant and diverse. Lanzaro purchased a subscription service that brings in new books on a regular basis. She also creates Read posters, created by students, in the library and has a student working with her as part of a senior project.
LGBT students and allies will hold the annual National Day of Silence on April 21. According to organizers, the day is a student-led national event organized in thousands of schools to bring awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Students from middle school to college vow silence for the day to encourage schools and classmates to address the problem of anti-LGBTQ behavior.
Three Sacramento City Unified high school seniors were honored recently with financial scholarships at the annual Association of California School Administrators’ (ACSA) Every Student Succeeding banquet. West Campus students Destiny Stallings, Jaqueline Tejada and Gizzel Yanez were presented with their awards by their principal, David Rodriguez.
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is a priority for Sacramento City Unified. SEL teaches skills for success in school and in life. Students are taught how to build positive relationships and develop self-management. SEL is taught in 60 percent of Sacramento City Unified schools and is in its fifth year of practice in the district.
Sacramento City Unified School District’s Board of Education announced this week that they have narrowed their search for a new superintendent down to Mr. Jorge Aguilar. Mr. Aguilar currently serves as the Associate Superintendent for Equity and Access at Fresno Unified School District and is recognized as a state and national education leader.
Save Saturday, May 6 for the Annual Healthy Kids Day event. This year, the event which runs from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., will be held at the Golden 1 Center. Families can enroll for health insurance and receive free health services. Organizers expect to serve more than 2,500 people. Families can park their cars in the Serna Parking lot and take shuttle buses to the Golden 1 Center.
Sacramento’s NBA team, the Kings, have nominated Dwight Taylor as their pick for Jr. NBA Coach of the Year. The Albert Einstein Middle School boys’ basketball leader has worked in Sacramento for the past two seasons. Following each season, Coach Taylor also trained the All-Star team.