Two Hiram Johnson High School Law Academy students won first and second places in the California Criminal Justice Skills USA competition. Adrian Morales placed first and Jacob Lee placed second. Adrian will advance to the national completion in Louisville, KY scheduled for June 19-23.
C.K. McClatchy High School student Sebastian Rosas is hoping to be among the final five competitors in the eighth annual Vans Custom Culture Design Competition with his shoe designs. Rosas is now one of the 50 semifinalists hoping to advance to the final round through an online voting system which ends May 10. Rosas is a student in the Visual and Performing Arts program at McClatchy.
GATE-identified students entering Grades 2-8 can register online for a summer school program on June 26-30 at Phoebe Hearst Elementary School. The academic program will offer academic enrichment in reading, math, science and social studies and is a collaboration of the SCUSD GATE Department and the California Association for the Gifted.
Families may register directly at www.cagifted.org. Limited scholarships are available via the GATE Department. Contact the district’s GATE office for more information at 916-643-9427.
Albert Einstein Middle School boys’ basketball coach Dwight Taylor has been selected as a Jr. NBA Coach of the Year semifinalist.
It’s now time to vote for the top three finalists. You can vote for Coach Taylor on Twitter by using the hashtag #JrNBACOYSAC. Voting is open from May 8 – May 22, 2017 on Twitter only. Each time you tweet or retweet #JrNBACOYSAC it counts as a vote. There is no limit on the amount of times users can vote per day.
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.
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.
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.
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.