Mrs. Siegert McGill is now qualified to compete in the state teacher of the year competition
Mrs. Rebecca Siegert McGill of Rosemont High School was selected on Friday, August 25th as Sacramento County Teacher of the Year at the County Office of Education’s annual teacher of the year competition.
District employees: remember to log into Google with your SCUSD credentials to be able to watch the YouTube videos.
In response to the President’s announcement yesterday that he would be ending the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Superintendent Aguilar, on behalf of the district, issued the following statement:
Thank you to all that have submitted back to school photos! Here is a collection of some of the photos submitted by the SCUSD community using the social media hashtag #SacGoesBack. We will continue to add more photos to the gallery as they come in! Please continue to share your photos with us on social media throughout the school year. Our pages:
“I applaud Superintendent Aguilar and the Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Education for taking bold and decisive action to address inequities in our schools. This urgently needed task force will guide our community to improve opportunities and outcomes for all students in Sacramento City Unified schools. I look forward to working with the new superintendent and the task force to make Sacramento’s schools stronger and more effective for all students at every stage of their education.”
At a back to school press conference this morning new Superintendent Jorge Aguilar announced he is forming a Graduation Task Force in response to a three-year decline in graduation rates. Joined at Hiram Johnson High School by the Board of Education and dozens of community leaders, parents, students and advocates, Superintendent Aguilar asked the community to come together and work collaboratively with him in a “moral call to action” to address the inequities that lead to low graduation rates.
Whether it marks the start of the kindergarten or signals the beginning of senior year — or something in between — the first day of school is always special. Tag your first day photos using the hashtag #SacGoesBack and we will share them on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Superintendent Jorge Aguilar will be kicking off the school year, and his tenure as Superintendent, with a first day of school press conference on Thursday, August 31st. The event will be at 10 a.m. at Hiram Johnson High School in the Little Theater. Superintendent Aguilar is expected to announce at the press conference his approach for improving graduation rates in the district, as well as issue a call to action to community members.
Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and Cresleigh Homes have completed a transaction allowing a trade of district-owned land at 16th and N Streets in exchange for the developer’s property at 7050 San Joaquin Avenue in the Tahoe Park area of Sacramento.
The land swap allows the district to acquire property that will be used to build a central kitchen facility to improve meal service to the districts’ more than 43,000 students. The district also received $179,572.01 in proceeds after closing escrow.
August usually means lines of parents and guardians circling outside the district’s Enrollment Center, but not this year. For the first time, Sacramento City Unified offered online registration, and the long lines became a memory. Ken McPeters, Director of the Enrollment Center, said, “The whole process ran much smoother.”
Sacramento City Unified School District’s 2017-18 Teachers of the Year: Mrs. Rebecca Siegert McGill of Rosemont High School and Mrs. Elizabeth Henrikson of Sutter Middle School have been nominated for Friday’s Sacramento County Office of Education Teacher of the Year Awards at the Hilton Arden West starting at 6:30pm. Both will be introduced by former students who can attest to the effectiveness of their teaching abilities. Below is some background information about Mrs. Siegert and Mrs. Henrikson.
Fifteen days and counting until school starts on August 31. Are you ready? To help you prepare, below are reminders about enrollment schedules, immunizations and other information to help you prepare for that first day.
Enrollment is necessary only if your family has moved or your child is entering a new school.
SCUSD operates a “one-stop” enrollment center for parents throughout the year. Services include Kindergarten – 12th Grade Enrollment, Open Enrollment, Intra-and Inter- District Transfers, Immunization Clinic, Family Services, McKinney-Vento Families in Transition Services and Translators.
The SCUSD Volunteer Program believes that parents, grandparents, neighbors and community partners have a wealth of ideas and talents to share with our students and our schools. Volunteers help foster stronger school/community relationships by creating a common ownership in the success of our schools and demonstrate the importance of community service to our students.
The violence and tragedy of Charlottesville was watched by children as well as adults. Adults find the emotions of loss, anger and sadness difficult to deal with. For children dealing with those same feelings can be overwhelming.
Our office of Support Services compiled some tips to help parents through this time if their students are having difficulty in the aftermath of the West Va. horror. They advise being a good listener, reassuring, truthful and loving.
To review the full list of tips, please click below to expand.
With two weeks to go until the first day of school, the district is pleased to report it has filled over 96 percent of its teaching positions and is continuing to fill positions daily. Despite a nationwide and statewide teacher shortage, SCUSD is faring better than most districts in its teacher recruitment efforts.