It’s Sac City Scroll time!
Dear Sac City Unified Families,
There is so much to celebrate this month as the end of the school year approaches!
- Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month
- Jewish American Heritage Month
- Mental Health Awareness Month
- Water Safety Month
- Bike Month
Special dates to give thanks…
- May 8 – 12: Teacher Appreciation Week
- May 10: School Nurse Day
- May 14: Hmong American Day (see link for a local celebration)
- May 14: Mother’s Day
- May 21 – 27: Classified School Employee Week
- May 29: Memorial Day (schools and district offices are closed)
Sac City Unified Teachers and Classified Champions of the Year
Congratulations to our 2023 Teachers of the Year Award winners! This year’s recipients announced at the Board of Education meeting last Thursday night are Angelia Brye-Jones, a 5th Grade Teacher from Parkway Elementary with 28 years of service, and Nicole Quinn, a 6th Grade Teacher from Washington Elementary with 20 years of service!
Congratulations to our Classified Champion Award Winners! At the Board Meeting last Thursday night, 58 SCUSD classified staff members were also acknowledged for their dedicated service to the district. Watch a video to see our award winners.
East Sac Garden Tour
Support David Lubin Elementary at their largest fundraiser event of the year, the East Sac Garden Tour. The event runs Saturday May 13 and Sunday May 14, from 10am-4pm. All funds raised provide enrichment programs to the students of David Lubin. Learn more.
Lettuce Source Locally
We’re so proud of The Central Kitchen and our Nutrition Services department. They were awarded a grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture to plant organic lettuces at Soil Born Farms for the next three years for our school’s salad bars. They are making strides toward localizing our students’ food supply. Way to go!
New Tech Spring Showcase
On Thursday, May 11 from 5-7:30pm, stop by New Tech High for their annual Spring Showcase, where you can check out student’s work, get community resources and enjoy live music and good eats from local food vendors! Our Human Resources team will be out connecting with families about job opportunities in our district, too!
Bret Harte 100-Year Anniversary
Bret Harte Elementary is celebrating its centennial on Friday, May 12! Students and families from the Bret Harte community will be celebrating with a picnic event, including community tables, a bounce house, self-guided tours of their new Wide Open Walls murals and more, from 5:30-7:30pm. Go Bears!
Food & Diaper Distribution at Rosa Parks
NorCal Resist will be out at Rosa Parks K-8 on Friday, May 19 to provide the community with food and diapers. This event takes place from 10am-12pm.
Sac City Unified Community Fair and Wide Open Walls: Uplifting Schools Event at Rosa Parks
Join us for our last Community Fair of the school year! We’ll be out at Rosa Parks K-8 on Saturday, May 20 from 12-4pm. The event will feature more than 40 Wide Open Walls artists transforming the campus with art. We’ll also be serving free meals, while supplies last and providing live entertainment, including Hmong dancing by Ntxhais Cia Siab, vertical dancing by TwoPoint4, local hip hop artists, Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus and SCUSD student performances with NorCal School of the Arts. Plus, enjoy free yoga workshops, rock painting, games, brake light repairs, community resource tables and so much more. Special thanks to SMUD for sponsoring this event!
Speaking of May is Bike Month, our amazing partners from Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates will be repairing bikes for free to get your wheels back on the road!
The Met’s Recognition at City Hall
Congratulations to The Met for being recognized for its 20th anniversary at City Hall last night! The Met is an SCUSD public charter high school and provides students with internship opportunities to help students learn and build relationships both inside and outside the classroom. Learn more.
Free Summer Programs
Give your child the opportunity to participate in a meaningful and engaging summer learning experience. Students in our summer programs will learn skills to transition and succeed in the 2023-2024 school year through collaboration, relationship building and social emotional learning. They will also enjoy enrichment activities that include music, dance, visual arts, theater arts, field trips, physical play and exercise.
All students will be provided with a daily breakfast and lunch. Our Summer Matters@SCUSD sites will serve as community schools, allowing all district students to enroll at any site. Summer Matters applications must be submitted by Monday, May 15, 2023. Parents will be notified of enrollment between May 30 and June 9. Learn more and apply today!
Online Public Comments
You can now send public comments for our Board members via email if you are unable to attend our Board of Education meetings in person. Click here to access the public comment submission form, or email the Board directly at email@example.com.
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