Our K-12 schools will be closed Monday, April 15th through Friday, April 19th for Spring Break. Class will resume on Monday, April 22nd. The district office will be closed to the public on Thursday, April 18th and Friday, April 19th.
To help make sure students who need a nutritious meal over the break have healthy options available to them, our district will open up their cafeteria doors over the break to offer FREE federally funded meals during the lunch hour between April 15 through April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to Noon.
In 2010, The California Endowment (TCE) launched a 10-year Building Healthy Communities initiative in 14 different communities, with Sacramento being one of them. The goal of the initiative is to improve the health of boys and young men of color and to address the systems of oppression that negatively impact them by empowering youth, dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline and shifting government resources from incarceration to prevention.
On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Kennedy High Juniors Amare Sabillo and Billie Dee Scott testified in support of AB 751–The Pathways to College Act and contributed to the effort to get the bill passed by the Assembly Education Committee by a unanimous vote!
They were both vital student voices in the Assembly hearing, ensuring that the bill passed out of committee unopposed (5-0). Prior to the Assembly hearing, they both participated in a press conference in support of the bill, sharing their personal stories and participating in interviews with members of the media.
On the weekend of March 23, 2019, at the UC Davis robotics competition, the School of Engineering and Sciences Robotics team won the Inspiration Award and earned a return trip to the World Championships in Houston. The team will travel to the World’s next month during the spring break. Please join us in wishing these impressive young team members all the best as they compete in the World’s competition!
Scholarship application time is here! To help keep high school seniors and their families aware of available scholarship opportunities, the district website is listing scholarship information as it becomes available at scusd.edu/scholarships. The site includes links to online applications, eligibility requirements and deadlines. Click here to visit our scholarships page!
The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center, located on 5451 Lemon Hill Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95824, is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
The center wants to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on the institutions qualifications. Anyone can send a written statement regarding this qualification to Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350.
Below is a chronological timeline of communications between the Sacramento City Unified School District and leaders of the Sacramento City Teachers Association in response to the announcement of a potential teacher strike on Thursday, April 11. This page will be updated as correspondence is exchanged between the parties.
April 11, 2019
The Sacramento City Unified School District issued the following statement this afternoon after the conclusion of the one day teachers strike:
We understand that our budget situation demands transparency and fiscal accountability. That is why moving forward we want to make sure members of our community have access to as much information as possible about how we are spending taxpayer dollars.
Dear 8th grade families, we want to notify you that decision letters have been sent out to students who applied to one or more of the District’s high school specialty programs. The decision letters were sent out on Monday, February 25th via U.S. Mail. If you applied to a specialty program, please check your mailbox in the coming days for your decision letter.
For the first time in C.K. McClatchy High School history, the school has a two-time state champion. This is after senior Tavi Heidelberg won the state wrestling championship for the second year in a row.
Wrestler Cristina Santoyo advanced to the finals at 235 pounds, but was no match for Tavi Heidelberg in a 10-1 win by the McClatchy standout student-athlete.
The win took place this past weekend at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield. Congratulations Tavi on making history!