Space is still available in the Early Kinder programs for the 2018-2019 school year at H.W. Harkness, John Sloat, Pacific and Tahoe elementary schools.
Early Kinder is a unique program for students who will turn 5 years of age between September 2, 2018 and December , 2018. The program is designed to give these children an extra year of learning before they start traditional kindergarten.
Superintendent Jorge Aguilar is always looking for opportunities to hear from parents, students, staff and community members about the various projects, meetings and great work being done in our schools and community.
If you would like to get in touch with Superintendent Aguilar, please click here to send him a message.
After decades of playing on an old field, student athletes at Hiram Johnson High School can finally celebrate the groundbreaking of a new $5.3 million athletic field and facility that will be funded with voter approved bond money.
To celebrate the start of the construction phase, a groundbreaking ceremony was held on Tuesday, June 12, with members of the Sacramento City Unified Board of Education, student athletes at the school, coaches, teachers, parents and community members.
SCUSD is interested to find out how you feel about using district-supported sustainability curriculum.
Please use the link below to take the survey. Respondents must use an SCUSD email address to complete the survey. Any respondent who completes the survey before June 15, 2018 will be entered to win a $20 Starbucks gift card. One entry per person maximum.
Help save a life by taking the free Youth Mental Health First Aid training.
Two training dates are available for all district and school staff in June: Monday, June 18, from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, June 22, from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This 8-hour certified training will teach the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in youth and how to respond to a youth experiencing a mental health challenge using a 5-step approach.
The district cafeterias will be open this summer at 29 school sites. Children and teens will be able to eat nutritious breakfasts and lunches at no charge beginning June 18. To find schools open for breakfast and lunch, text the word FOOD or COMIDA to 877877 or call 211 for the most updated dates and meal time information.
Our Congresswoman Doris Matsui would like to share this special end of school year message with all of our Sacramento City Unified students and graduates! Thank you Congresswoman Matsui for these parting words as we prepare for the summer.
Are you a credentialed teacher passionate about helping students get closer to grade level readiness over the summer? Good news…we still have some part-time job openings for teachers in our Expanded Learning Summer Program! High School Math and English Language Arts teachers are highly desired.
On June 2nd, the College and Career Readiness department hosted a celebration for the district’s FIRST Lego League Jr. Program participants. It was a fun filled day with activities, robotics celebrations and pizza to end out the school year. Students also demonstrated their extensive knowledge to team reviewers. This year’s program was AQUA Adventure and students not only took a look at water usage in the Sacramento Valley, they learned critical thinking and basic coding skills.
Students, family members, colleagues and Sacramento City Unified Board members and administrators gathered at Memorial Auditorium last week to recognize and celebrate the inspiring contributions of district teachers.
The event, organized by the Sacramento Unified Foundation, was started last year to celebrate and recognize the inspiring work of our teachers and as a means to provide students with an opportunity to express their appreciation for their teachers and what good teaching and learning means to them.
Join SCUSD youth and educators this Sunday, June 10, to march in the Sacramento Pride Parade. Meet the group at 10:00 a.m. at 201 N Street. The Parade March starts at 11:00 a.m. at 3rd and N Street then ends at 10th and N Street.
The Sacramento City Unified School District is pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 Green Apple Awards. Each spring the Green Apple Awards seek nominations of our dedicated staff, students and community that go above and beyond their daily tasks and responsibility to help make our learning environments more green and sustainable. Nominations were accepted in the categories of Green Team of the Year, Green Administrator of the Year, Green Educator of the Year and Green Operations Staff of the Year.
The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission has awarded Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services more than $2 million dollars in grant funding as part of Senate Bill (SB) 82 Investment in Mental Health Wellness Act third round crisis triage grant funds.
Sam Brannan Middle School and Albert Einstein Middle School will receive service through this grant. The funding will allow for mental health triage staff to work within the schools – identifying and linking students to the existing mental health system.
Sacramento New Technology High School Design Pathway students Alondra Santana-Isidro and Jesus Escamilla Legglew recently won awards for Access Sacramento’s 2017-18 High School PSA Contest. Santana-Isidro won 2nd Place Overall for her bilingual PSA for the League of Women Voters while Escamilla-Legglew was awarded a Certificate of Merit for his bilingual PSA for Bradshaw Animal Shelter.
All districts in California write a state plan (called the Local Control and Accountability Plan, or LCAP) for supporting students, with a focus on increasing or improving services for students who are low income, English learners, Foster Youth or Homeless. It is critical for our district to learn from the input that we receive from our community on the proposed LCAP.
The public hearing of the district’s Local Control and Accountability Plan will be held on Thursday, June 7, at the Board of Education meeting.