Daniel Crenshaw and other 2016-17 Sacramento County Teachers-of-the-Year were honored at “Impact Night” at the Kings vs. Nuggets basketball game on March 11.
Fans joined the Kings Foundation for a special Salute to Educators, where Mr. Crenshaw and others were honored for their accomplishments as powerful agents of change in the community.
Mr. Crenshaw was selected to shoot free throws, and his name was posted around the arena! He won Jamba Juice for the entire crowd! SCUSD and Rosemont High School couldn’t be more proud of this amazing, dedicated teacher.
The state has developed a new accountability system, the California School Dashboard, that will report on the progress our school and our district is making. The system launched today at www.caschooldashboard.org.
These exciting changes taking place in education will take time to fully implement. The California School Dashboard is integral to our continuous improvement efforts, and we will be using the Dashboard in our ongoing conversations with our families and community.
Summer Matters at SCUSD begins their online registration today for its four programs running June 26 - August 3: Summer Quest (incoming 1- 6 grades), Summer of Service (incoming 7-12 grades), Summer Ambassador Program (current 9-11 grades) and Summer at City Hall (current 9-10 grades).
One of the most important responsibilities of a school board is to hire a superintendent that will carry out the strategic plan, vision and mission of the district. As part of the hiring process, the school board wants to seek community input through townhall meetings and:
A new grant program from Treasurer John Chiang and ScholarShare plans to award $300,000 to California’s K-8 public and charter schools in 2017. The ScholarShare Scholar Dollars grant program can support extracurricular and enrichment programs, such as new science lab equipment, band uniforms, tutoring programs and more. Help your local school by voting for them at http://www.myscholardollars.com/. Based on your school’s size, this grant can offer $5,000 to $25,000 in critical funds.
The Sacramento City Unified School District announced yesterday the launch of a campaign to protect its undocumented students and staff amid growing fears of deportation in immigrant communities. The campaign is the first of its kind in California and is the next step in SCUSD’s national leadership on protecting and standing up for undocumented students and their families. District leaders were joined today by State Assemblymember Jim Cooper, City Councilmember Eric Guerra and dozens of students, teachers and community members.
Fans of beloved author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, will celebrate his 113th birthday on Thursday, March 2, 2017. His iconic books and influence on readers far and wide is recognized each year by The National Education Association. The NEA established Dr. Seuss’ Birthday as an annual nationwide celebration of reading known as Read Across America. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens and books.
Scissors, Paper & Glue features artwork from Xico González’s studio art classes at the Met Sacramento High School. In this exhibit, the viewer will see social justice, portrait collages and silhouette collages, linoleum block prints (hallway) and drawings using a grid.
Adam Wadhwani, an eighth grader at Sutter Middle, is currently a contestant on the 5th season of MasterChef Junior. MasterChef Junior is a culinary competition series featuring home cooks between the ages of 8 and 13. The show premiered on February 9. Adam has currently made it to the top 20 contestants by winning his challenges.
We sat down with Adam to ask him a few questions about his experience and his love of food.
C.K. McClatchy High School hosted the first of seven townhalls on February 21 to gather input on what our community wants to see in a new superintendent. Students, parents, community members, teachers and other staff attended.
Technology Services would like recognize Joanne Rollin as a recipient of the 2015-16 CALPADS Training Recognition Award. This award recognizes an individual’s effort in learning how to use CALPADS and increasing their CALPADS proficiency.