eConnection Archive (2021-2022)
Dear Sacramento City Unified Families:
The following COVID-19 vaccine clinics are being held in our community. Please click on each link below for specific clinic details.
The Pfizer vaccine is available for anyone 5 and up. Parental consent is required. Multiple minors may be accompanied by one adult 18 years or older.
KEY DATES IN NOVEMBER
11/16 – COVID-19 Vaccine Safety & SCUSD Reporting Process Town Hall Webinar
See below for more details.
11/22-11/26 – Thanksgiving Break
Schools and District offices will be closed in observance.
11/30 – Deadline to Submit COVID-19 Vaccination Status
Visit scusd.edu/vaccinations to navigate our centralized process.
11/30 – High School Specialty Program Application Deadline for Incoming 9-12th Graders
Your participation in preschool is a wonderful way to begin what will be many years of involvement in your child’s education.
About the Program
Parents work in the classroom at least one day a week in collaboration and guidance of the preschool teacher to help children develop a variety of skills including social and emotional development, collaborative play, and self-directed learning.
Parents also attend separate parent education classes (usually held in the evening) to learn parenting techniques to use in the classroom and at home.
Dear Sacramento City Unified School District Families,
Please see the following updates for Friday, November 5th:
Key Dates in November
11/7 – Daylight Savings – Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour!
11/11 – Veterans Day – Schools and District offices will be closed in observance.
11/22-11/26 – Thanksgiving Break – Schools and District offices will be closed in observance.
If you are seeking financial assistance for college next year, we want to remind you that there are multiple scholarships for Sac City Unified students. Applying for scholarships is one of the most important steps students and families can take in paying for college.
Please visit our scholarship page at scusd.edu/scholarships for more information. The deadline to apply for district scholarships is April 1, 2022.
The High School Specialty Program Application is an opportunity for each student who resides permanently within the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) boundaries to apply for enrollment in a SCUSD high school specialty program, based on space availability for the 2022-2023 school year. SCUSD offers specialty programs at both our neighborhood and small specialized high schools.
As you may have heard, SCUSD’s Board of Education moved to pass a resolution (as of October 12, 2021) that all SCUSD students:
Dear Sac City Unified Families:
Our College and Career Readiness Department wants to ensure that their strategic plans align with community feedback. Please fill out their Community Interest Career Technical Education Form to help them plan Career Technical Education learning experiences and aligning grants with family interests.
Dear Sacramento City Unified Families:
The following COVID-19 vaccine clinics are being held in our community.
Please register for any of COVID-19 clinics listed below at the MyTurn.ca.gov website. Most clinics also offer walk-in appointments. Please click on each link below for specific clinic details.
The Pfizer vaccine is available for anyone 12 and up. Parental consent is required. Multiple minors may be accompanied by one adult 18 years or older.
We know that many members of our community celebrate fall holidays. With that in mind, we ask that families be safe and take steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
In a Special Board of Education Meeting last night, the Sacramento City Unified School District took action to require vaccinations against COVID-19 for both staff and eligible students (ages 12 and over) by November 30, 2021, in compliance with Governor Newson’s announcement on October 1. The resolution adopted by the SCUSD Board can be read in its entirety on the SCUSD website.
School looks a little different this year for all students. Navigating cyberbullying can be difficult, especially during COVID-19. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and bullying prevention is one way to support students to get the most from their education.
What is Bullying?
Bullying is an unwanted aggressive act that includes each of the following components:
ScholarShare 529, California’s official college savings plan, is pleased to offer the 2021 Matching Grant Program, helping to make the dream of attaining a higher education a reality for your student with a matching grant. For a limited time, get up to $225 for starting an account with the new Matching Grant Program.
Dear Sac City Unified Families:
The Sac City Unified Board had planned to hold a special board meeting next Tuesday, October 5 to consider the option of a vaccine mandate for the Sac City Unified School District. In light of Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement today about the implementation of a statewide vaccine mandate for students and school staff, the Sac City Unified special board meeting scheduled for October 5 has been postponed until October 12.
The Board’s regularly scheduled meeting on October 7 will be held as scheduled.
Sign Up for the California State Park Adventure Pass Program
Free Entry for Fourth Graders and their Families at 19 State Parks throughout California
Dear Sac City Unified Families,
As a parent/guardian of a fourth grader, we are happy to share a free opportunity for your family to enjoy the physical and mental benefits of connecting with the outdoors. The State of California believes in the right of all Californians to have access to recreational opportunities and enjoy the cultural, historic and natural resources found across the state.
Our district’s draft plan for using relief funds from the American Rescue Act (ARP) is now available for review and community input.
You can view the plan and provide input at www.scusd.edu/post/draft-esser-iii-expenditure-plan.
Join the California State University (CSU), University of California (UC) and California’s Independent Colleges & Universities in one virtual space at the same time!
Attendees will be able to join live sessions, watch campus videos and visit campus booths to live chat and/or meet with campus representatives. While fairs are scheduled in regions, students can attend any date that is best for them.
High School College Fair – North
October 2, 2021 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Youth in grades TK through 12 can take advantage of RydeFreeRT, the fare-free transit program for youth and students.
With RydeFreeRT, youth can ride the entire SacRT transit network, including SacRT buses, light rail, and SmaRT Ride on-demand microtransit service for FREE! RydeFreeRT is available all day, any day of the week during regular SacRT service hours.
Students just need a school student ID card or a RydeFreeRT card. No sticker is required to ride. Schools will be issuing new RydeFreeRT cards to all Sac City Unified students in the next few weeks.
Stay Connected on Student Progress and Important Announcements
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During the school year, communication is critical. We know you want the tools to stay updated on your student’s progress and to communicate with teachers and school staff.
We need all parents and guardians to update their Infinite Campus Parent Portal accounts with current emails and cell phone numbers.