The state’s new online tool reports how districts and schools are making progress. The Dashboard considers all factors, including academic achievement, school climate, parent involvement and college-career readiness.
SCUSD is pleased to be hosting these workshops in partnership with the Black Parallel School Board and the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence.
Sacramento Covered is sponsoring free medical, dental and vision screenings, a farmers’ market, games and other entertainment on Saturday, May 12, at the Golden 1 Center Plaza downtown from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
At Sacramento City Unified, we strive to teach students the skills they need to succeed in the workplace or higher education and to be an active participant in the community. One important way we can all contribute to our community is by voting.
Wednesday, May 9, is “California Day of the Teacher” and the Sacramento City Unified School District wants to take this opportunity to salute its 2,300 teachers! We also want to encourage students to click here and nominate an inspiring teacher for our upcoming Teacher Appreciation Gala at the Memorial Auditorium.
Washington Elementary cafeteria worker Charolette Broughton was officially presented with a hero’s cape and a check for $500 after the California School Nutrition Association’s Southern Chapter named her as a Primary Level winner of their School Lunch hero recognition program.
“Mrs. Charolette” learned that she won the recognition when students and staff surprised her last week with a school wide morning assembly, a check, flowers, cheers and her own cape presented by a student. The annual nutrition award is an annual event, and nominees’ names are submitted by a teacher.
Congratulations to Francisco Franco Torres, David Candia, and Michael Rafanan of Sacramento New Technology High School for winning the Forestry Challenge Championship! This group participated in the statewide forestry challenge in April at Camp Sylvester Resort. The students had the highest score and ranked number one out of 22 teams.
We are proud to share that Ms. Elizabeth Villanueva, a Spanish teacher at Luther Burbank High School is a finalist for the National Education Association’s 2018 Social Justice Activist of the Year award!
The award will be presented to the exceptional effort that demonstrates the ability to lead, organize and engage educators, parents and the community to advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students, fellow educators and the communities they serve.
May is National Bike month which is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encouraging communities to give biking a try. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of bicycles and an opportunity to come together with diverse stakeholders to raise awareness and inspire new riders.
The City and County of Sacramento, as well as local nonprofit organizations, are focused on developing more bike-friendly and walkable safe routes to help promote this increasingly popular form of transportation.
Leonardo da Vinci K-8 and William Land Elementary school students, parents and staff worked together to win California Treasurer dollar grants for the second consecutive year to enrich student learning experiences.
Friends and Alumni of John F. Kennedy High School are invited to the 50th Anniversary Celebration! Come join current and past students, teachers and staff for an afternoon of food, games, history and reconnecting.
The picnic will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at JFK.
Would your student like to recognize an inspiring teacher? Here is your opportunity!
The Sacramento City Unified School District is once again partnering with the Sacramento Unified Education Foundation to host the second annual Teacher Appreciation Gala Awards. The “TAG” awards ceremony will be held at the Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, May 31st, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Click here to download a flyer.
Community members are invited to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the East Sac Garden Tour on Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 - 13, and visit their seven beautiful gardens. The annual event helps raise funds for David Lubin Elementary.
The tour will include a visit to “The Blue House” garden from the Oscar-nominated movie Lady Bird. Locally-made crafts will also be available at the Artisan Boutique and make sure to stop by the ChalkTop featuring David Lubin Elementary School student’s chalk art.
Congratulations to Jeanie Young and Zauna Nuru-Bates, both seniors at the Met Sacramento High School, for making their senior project a success. They have collected donations with an estimated value of approximately $800.
They have seen first-hand how badly homelessness affects our youth and wanted to help create awareness of the problem.
They looked for a shelter that had a positive reputation in supporting our youth, and was committed to helping the LGBTQ youth.
It’s time to dust off your bikes, pump up your tires and join your neighbors and co-workers in bicycling for work, school, shopping, recreation or training this May during the Sacramento region’s annual May is Bike Month campaign.
In addition to the health benefits of bicycling, you can also pedal to avoid traffic congestion, save money on gas, help reduce air pollution and enjoy the beautiful May weather.
Congratulations to both the School of Engineering and Sciences and John F. Kennedy High School’s Robotics Teams who competed in the World Robotics Championships in Houston, TX last weekend! The World Championship hosted 400 teams representing 10 countries.
After the qualification round of 10 matches, JFK ranked 9th and SES 42nd. Kennedy was selected to move on to the Semifinals. Although their robot performed well, the team lost the first two matches. This is the farthest any SCUSD team as ever gotten in the championships.
Congratulations to students from Health Professions High School (HPHS) for being featured in Mental Health California Magazine for its University of California A-G mental health curriculum and their rigorous college preparation courses.
Health Professions is one of the most unique, innovative and challenging programs in the Sacramento area. At HPHS, students from around the region have the opportunity to experience the many careers in the healthcare field together with a traditional college prep curriculum.
Congratulations to our students and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) team for hosting another successful Art of Kindness event last Friday! Approximately 300 students, teachers, administrators and community members attended the culminating event which wrapped up a multi-month campaign to promote random acts of kindness and awareness about the value of social emotional learning.
We are pleased to share that Rosemont’s Wind Ensemble received unanimous superior ratings at the Golden Empire Festival at Sacramento State University this past Saturday, April 21. This is a Rosemont first!
The band is a performance-centered concert ensemble offered to Rosemont students playing woodwind, brass or percussion. Students prepare and perform contemporary and traditional wind music with the objective of expanding musicianship and technical facility, developing ensemble skills, and better understanding music literacy.
This story was provided to the district courtesy of the Pocket-Greenhaven Community Association.
Ms. Jacquie Skinner is an amazing English teacher at the School Of Engineering & Sciences. Emphasizing perseverance and collaboration, she oversees the school’s senior projects, challenging engineering assignments that serve as a launching pad into higher education and careers.