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Dear Sac City Unified Families,
Mark your calendars for two school holidays in February: there is no school on Monday, February 13 and Monday, February 20 in observance of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday and Presidents Day. We hope your student enjoys the consecutive long weekends!
February is Black History Month! We celebrate Black history, culture and stories while recognizing the adversity and oppression that have shaped Black experience in our country. Through understanding our past, we can transform our future together.
K-8 Open Enrollment Begins TODAY!
K-8 open enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year begins TODAY, February 1, 2023, and closes February 15 for students residing within Sac City Unified boundaries. Check out participating schools here. Visit SCUSD’s School Finder to explore all of our school options and find the perfect fit based on your student’s needs. Learn about our school tours here. To be eligible to register for kindergarten for Fall 2023, children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2023.
Steps to College
This Saturday, February 4, from 9am-3pm, visit the Mexican Consulate at 2093 Arena Blvd. for the largest bilingual university fair in Northern California! Talk to college and university counselors and get support with navigating your path to college.
Black Parent Involvement Day
We welcome all parents to participate in this annual parent engagement day! Black Parent Involvement Day is organized by the Black Parallel School Board and takes place on Tuesday, February 21 this year. Register for their parent involvement training session at bit.ly/BPID2023 to learn how to show up for your young scholar.
Nominate Your Favorite Educator
Do you know an educator who goes above and beyond to engage students that you’d like to see celebrated? Now through March 9, you can let us know who you think should be named a Sac City Unified Teacher of the Year! Tell us who your favorite SCUSD teacher is here.
You can also nominate your favorite Classified Champion! SCUSD classified employees are all of our staff excluding managers and credentialed staff like teachers, and include our custodians, office staff, bus drivers, instructional aides and nutrition staff.
Wide Open Walls Comes to Hiram Johnson High
Join us on Saturday, February 21 from 12-4pm at Hiram Johnson High School (6879 14th Ave) for WOW US: Wide Open Walls Uplifting Schools, an SCUSD Community Fair! Enjoy mural painting, live music and dance performances, free meals by The Central Kitchen*, free grocery boxes from Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services*, free bike repairs by Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates, community resources tables, a bounce house and games, and more! This event is free to everyone in our community and great for all ages! Learn more.
*while supplies last
Apply to Join Our Measure H Bond Oversight Committee
We’re recruiting members to join our Measure H Bond Oversight Committee. This committee of volunteers reviews the spending of the $750 million bond fund that was approved by voters in 2020 and our Facilities Master Plan, which outlines planned capital projects for improving the safety, sustainability, functionality and aesthetics of our schools. Learn more about the committee and apply here.
Library Prom Drive
Donate your gently used formal dresses, suits, shoes, and accessories to the Sacramento Library Prom Drive. You can drop off your items at any Sacramento library location now through March 30. Local teens will then select and take home the formalwear to reuse! Get more details here.
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.
Social Science Instructional Material Review
Sacramento City Unified is in the process of adopting new instructional materials for History and Social Sciences, starting with the 2023-24 academic year. Teachers, students, parents/guardians and community members have the opportunity to review and provide input about the instructional materials being considered for adoption, and we want your feedback. Learn the differences between instructional material options here or visit Serna Center’s second floor to review materials in-person.