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SAUSD E-Blast Newsletter, Week of May 16 - May 22, 2022

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SAUSD E-Blast Newsletter, Week of May 16 to 22, 2022
 
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DISTRICT NEWS

 

 

 

WEEKLY UPDATE FROM SUPERINTENDENT JERRY ALMENDAREZ: MAY 16, 2022

In his new weekly newsletter to the community, Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) Superintendent Jerry Almendarez shares information about local Covid-19 positivity levels, free Covid-19 testing for the community and more. Click here to read it.

 

 

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION RECOGNIZES 2022 SAUSD EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to all of the Santa Ana Unified School District’s 2022 Employees of the Year, who were recognized by the Board of Education on May 10, 2022. This year’s honorees are: Julie Jansz-Martinez, Cesar Vargas, Fabiola Ambriz, Yvette Cortes and Lorena Simerson. Click here to learn more about them.

 

 

 

SUPERINTENDENT JERRY ALMENDAREZ PENS LETTER OF APPRECIATION TO SAUSD STAFF

The month of May is designated as the recognition month for several school employee groups. These include principals, teachers, classified employees, school police, school nurses, school nutrition workers, and other school support staff. Please see this message from Superintendent Almendarez thanking our staff for their ongoing support and dedication to our students and overall community.

 

 

 

SAUSD INAUGURATES ROB RICHARDSON WELCOMING RESOURCE CENTER

The District on May 12, 2022 inaugurated the new Rob Richardson Welcoming Resource Center, named for long-time Board of Education member and supporter of Santa Ana schools, Rob Richardson. Click here to view photos from the event ceremony and to read more.

 

 

 

NEARLY 140 SCHOLARS PARTICIPATE IN 2022 SAUSD ROBOTICS INVITATIONAL

Nearly 140 scholars from across the District competed May 14, 2022 in the SAUSD Robotics Invitational at Lathrop Intermediate School. Students from four high schools and eight intermediate schools engaged in competition, while elementary school students participated in a fifth grade showcase. Click here for a list of winners.

 

 

 

SAUSD SENIORS: TELL US ABOUT YOUR POST-GRADUATION PLANS

SAUSD seniors: Tell us about your post-graduation plans! Whether you’re pursuing college, career, military or other avenues after high school, the Santa Ana Unified School District wants to share your story with our community. Log into your sausdlearns account, fill out this interest form, and upload your photo for a chance to be featured in our #SAUSDClassof2022 campaign!

 

 

 

SARA SHOREY MARIN SELECTED ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS REGION 17 PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

Sara Shorey Marin, principal at SAUSD’s Adams Elementary School, was honored May 9, 2022 by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 17 as the Elementary Principal of the Year! She was selected for her ability to build community, and create a schoolwide culture where all students are supported and welcomed. Click here for more.

 

 

 

SAUSD AVID STUDENTS HONORED AT ANGEL STADIUM

Twelve SAUSD eighth grade AVID Standout students were honored at Angel Stadium on May 12, 2022. Each student was presented on the field with an AVID medal, a certificate and a laptop computer. AVID Standouts embody the spirit of the AVID program both in and out of the classroom. In addition, Jose Juan Mendiola (Mendez Fundamental) and Audrey Cendejas (MacArthur Fundamental) were selected to receive the $10,000 Angels AVID 8th Grade Standout Scholarships. Read more here.

 

 

 

VIDEO: MAY 10, 2022 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

The Board of Education met May 10, 2022 at the District Office. Click here to watch the meeting.

 

 

 

SAUSD FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT (FACE) NEWSLETTER

Looking for free community resources? Check out our latest SAUSD Family And Community Engagement (FACE) Newsletter for information on events, workshops, meetings and more: EnglishSpanish.

 

 

 

MORE NEWS

 

FREE COVID-19 TESTING SCHEDULE: MAY 2022

SAUSD is continuing to offer free Covid testing to the community. Click here for the May 2022 schedule.

 

 

 

SAUSD TO LAUNCH COMPREHENSIVE SUMMER PROGRAM FOR 2022

SAUSD will launch a comprehensive Summer Program that will include enrichment, personalized learning camps, academic support, visual and performing arts, and other programs and services for students in all grade levels. Click here to view a preliminary schedule.

 

 

 

SAUSD COVID-19 INFORMATION & RESOURCES

Looking for Covid-19 resources? Click here for information regarding SAUSD’s facemask requirements, Covid-19 guidelines for students and staff, Covid-19 dashboard, virtual learning options, and Covid-19 services available for parents, students, and staff.

 

 

 

ROOSEVELT-WALKER ACADEMY ACCEPTED INTO ANAHEIM ANGELS ADOPT-A-SCHOOL PROGRAM

The Angels Baseball Foundation recognized Roosevelt-Walker Academy on May 10, 2022 for being selected to join the Angels Adopt-A-School program. The school community was treated to a special assembly featuring former Angel and World Series champion Adam Kennedy, radio program host Roger Lodge, and members of the Angels Strike Force. Click here to learn more.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

May 17, 2022 - CAC Resource Fair 
May 19, 2022 - SAUSD’s Top Seniors Recognition Event
May 21, 2022 - Intramural District Track Meet: K-8 and Intermediate 
May 23, 2022 - DAC/DELAC Meeting (see ParentSquare for zoom link)
May 25, 2022 - Intramural MVP Awards Ceremony (Hosted by Santa Ana Elks Club) 
May 30, 2022 - Holiday - Memorial Day - All SAUSD offices and schools closed.
May 31, 2022 - Godinez Fundamental H.S. Graduation Ceremony
May 31, 2022 - Middle College H.S. Graduation Ceremony 
June 1, 2022 - Century H.S. Graduation Ceremony
June 1, 2022 - Segerstrom H.S. Graduation Ceremony
June 1, 2022 - Educational Options (Chavez H.S., Independent Study, Lorin Griset Academy, REACH Academy) Graduation Ceremony
June 2, 2022 - Santa Ana H.S. Graduation Ceremony
June 2, 2022 - Santa Ana Valley H.S. Graduation Ceremony
June 2, 2022 - Last Day of Instruction
June 3, 2022 - Saddleback H.S. Graduation Ceremony
June 3, 2022 - Círculos at Advanced Learning Academy Graduation Ceremony
June 3, 2022 - Duty Day - Student Free Day

 

 
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