K-12 schools will be closed Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30 for Spring Break. Class will resume on Monday, April 2nd. The district office will be closed March 29-30th.
Fans of beloved author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, will celebrate his birthday on Friday, March 2, 2018. The National Education Association (NEA) established Dr. Seuss’ Birthday as an annual nationwide celebration of reading known as Read Across America in 1998.
Sac City Unified students will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the twenty-first annual celebration. Many of our schools are hosting special events including:
The tragedy in Florida last Wednesday may have left some students feeling especially upset and vulnerable. Others may have questions and will look to adults for help.
Here are some suggestions on how to support your child:
1) Reassure children they are safe. Depending on the situation, point out factors that help ensure their immediate safety and that of their community.
February marks Black History Month, a tribute to African-American men and women. At Sac City, we remember the important contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout our history.
In 1894, Sarah Mildred Jones was the first African American woman in Sacramento to become principal of a fully integrated elementary school, Fremont Primary School (at 24th and N Street).
Kids eat free this summer
SCUSD’s Summer Food Service program is serving breakfast and lunch to anyone 18 or younger at 47 sites
School cafeterias may be closed this summer, but children and teens can still get nutritious breakfasts and lunches at no charge throughout the Sacramento City Unified School District beginning June 26.
Find summer lunches at the following locations or by texting FOOD or COMIDA to 877-877 or call 211 for a location near you.
Last night the Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Education hired Mr. Jorge Aguilar to lead the district as its next Superintendent. 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. He brings over twenty years of K-12 and higher education experience to the district, with a strong focus and background on issues of equity and student achievement. As a result of his work, Fresno Unified saw significant improvement in student achievement including:
Congrats to the West Campus Warriors! The West Campus girls basketball team beat the Los Osos Grizzlies to win the CIF Division IV championship at Golden 1 Center last weekend. West Campus became the second SCUSD school to win a CIF State basketball championship (McClatchy girls won Division 1 championship in 2015).
The McClatchy Girls Basketball played Windward in the Division I State Championships on Friday. They lost 53-41.
We are very proud of both teams!
Big cheers for the Lady Lions and Warriors as they advance to the CIF NorCal Girls Basketball finals this Saturday.
On Tuesday night, the McClatchy Lions beat Heritage (Brentwood) 76-46 in the Division 1 Semifinals. The NorCal Final game will be held this Saturday at Santa Clara University. McClatchy will play against Oak Ridge at 2 p.m.
The Division 4 West Campus Warriors beat Arcata 47-41 in their semifinal. West Campus will play St. Joseph at West Campus this Saturday at 6 p.m.
Fern Bacon Middle School recently hosted a High School Parent Informational Night to showcase the new online high school specialty program application process.
Counselors Yvette Oceguera and Thomas Avelar have presented a total of two sessions for our parents and students. Learn more about high school specialty programs here.
SCUSD works hard to be ensure that schools will have the funding needed to provide a high-quality education to students this year, next year and into the future.
The process to create a balanced budget that maintains fiscal stability over time is complex and can be confusing. (What costs are rising? What is one-time money?)
To help break down concepts, SCUSD created a video. Want more information? Visit www.scusd.edu/budget.
Sacramento City Unified School District is applying for the 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) and the 21stCentury Community Learning Centers Elementary and Middle/Junior High Students Cohort 10 Fiscal Year 2017-18 grant.
Sacramento City Unified offers families a portfolio of high-quality traditional neighborhood schools and specialty schools and programs — all aimed at preparing every student for success in college, careers and life.
During November, SCUSD’s Enrollment Center staff are available to help parents and students who live within the district but are not Sac City Unified families transition back to one of our excellent admission-free campuses. Tell your friends!
SCUSD is kicking off a series of event for all students interested in attending college.
On Saturday, September 17, John F. Kennedy High School will host the annual U-CAN Conference for juniors and seniors interested in attending a historically black college or university. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sacramento City Unified School District students showed progress in mastering the challenging Common Core State Standards last year, according to statewide testing results released last week.
Student scores in English language arts improved 4 percent over the previous year — from 35 percent of students meeting or exceeding standards to 39 percent. Scores in math rose 2 percent from 29 percent to 31 percent.
The West Campus High School boys basketball team defeated the Half Moon Bay High School Cougars Tuesday night to move on to the Nor Cal CIF Division IV finals.
The team will now play the Palma High School Chieftains of Salinas for the Nor Cal championship title. The winner of that game will play for the state championship against either Harvard-Westlake of Los Angeles or Viewpoint of Calabasas.
The playoff game against Palma is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Saturday (March 19) at American Canyon High School near Vallejo.