The Santa Ana Unified School District is continuing to gather input from our community as we work to create our SAUSD Graduate Profile, a set of core competencies that the SAUSD community believes students should possess when they graduate from our high schools. We are currently collecting feedback from staff on how to better assist our students. To get involved in these valuable conversations, please consider attending this week’s voluntary virtual session from 3:30-5 p.m. on March 7, 2023. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3IP9JFY
SAUSD TO HOLD CENTURY HIGH SCHOOL MODERNIZATION DEDICATION CEREMONY MARCH 8, 2023
SAUSD is holding a dedication ceremony to celebrate Century High School's new library, spider lab, office renovation, e-business suite, engineering lab, and ASB Room. Click here to RSVP by March 6, 2023.
SAUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION RECOGNIZES EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY 2023
The SAUSD Board of Education on Feb. 28, 2023 honored the District’s Employees of the Month for February 2023. Maria Hollingsworth is the Certificated Employee of the Month, while Lisa Lievanos is the Classified Employee of the Month. Congratulations to both! Read more about them here.
SAUSD’S MONICA MEJIA NAMED 2023 ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR
Monica Mejia, lead counselor at SAUSD’s Segerstrom High School, has been named Orange County High School Counselor of the Year by the Orange County Department of Education. Mejia was recognized at the 2023 Orange County School Counselor Symposium earlier this month. She is among five counselors and two counseling advocates who have been selected by OCDE as this year’s K-12 school counselors and school counseling advocates of the year. Congratulations!
SAUSD STUDENT RECOGNIZED AS 'STUDENT SUPERHERO' BY ACSA REGION 17
Eduardo Mora, a seventh grader at SAUSD's Heninger Elementary School, was recognized as a "Student Superhero" on March 3, 2023 by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 17. Mora was honored alongside scholars from across the region during the Every Student Succeeding Breakfast Celebration at Bowers Museum. Congratulations Eduardo!
VIDEO: FEB. 28, 2023 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
The Board of Education met Feb. 28, 2023 at the District office. Click here to watch a video of the meeting.
VIDEO: FEB. 21, SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
The Board of Education held a Special Board Meeting - Governance Workshop on Feb. 21, 2023 at the District office. Click here to watch a video of the meeting.
VIDEO: SAUSD REWIND, WEEK OF FEB. 27-MARCH 3, 2023
Join us in taking a quick look back at our top headlines of the week. Click here to watch.
PHOTOS: HUNDREDS OF SAUSD STUDENT ARTISTS PARTICIPATE IN ‘BOCA DE ORO’
SAUSD student artists from across the District showcased their talents during the 7th annual Boca de Oro Festival, held March 4, 2023 in downtown Santa Ana. Click here to view photos from the event.
PHOTOS: L.A. CHARGERS HOST KING ELEMENTARY SCHOLARS AT LITERACY EVENT
Thank you to the Los Angeles Chargers for inviting King Elementary scholars to a special literacy event March 2, 2023 at the team’s training facility! Students made crafts, were read to by team representatives, and even received goody bags to take home. Click here to view photos.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ADOPTS RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING FEB. 15, 2023 ‘WE CARE DAY’ IN SAUSD
The Board of Education at its Feb. 28, 2023 meeting adopted a resolution proclaiming every third Wednesday during the month of February as “We Care Day.” We Care Day is an extension of the “We Care. Get Help” District-Wide Campaign and is a day to promote mental health awareness and prevention efforts, including suicide. To read the resolution, click here. For more on the We Care campaign, visit the campaign webpage here.
SAUSD CELEBRATES NATIONAL SOCIAL WORK MONTH: MARCH 2023
March is National Social Work Month, a time to thank and recognize our school social workers and social work interns for all they do with and for our students and families! Follow SAUSD Support Services on social media for updates, and visit our website here to read about our Board of Education’s adoption of a resolution proclaiming March 2023 as Social Work Month.
CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES: ENROLL NOW TO LEARN ABOUT SAUSD'S TEACHING CREDENTIAL GRANT PROGRAM
Do you know of a Classified Employee who is interested in becoming a teacher? SAUSD has a grant that reimburses qualified expenses related to pursuing a teaching credential! Click here to enroll in a course that will teach you everything you need to know about becoming a teacher and participating in this grant program.
SAUSD TO HOLD SCHOOL BUDGET COMMUNITY TOWN HALL MEETINGS IN MARCH AND APRIL
The District is hosting a series of community town hall meetings on March 27 and April 17, 2023 to provide information and answer questions about the budget process and how schools are funded. Click here for more details. And click here to watch a video from Superintendent Jerry Almendarez inviting the community to these important meetings.
FLYERS: COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND MORE - WEEK OF MARCH 1-7, 2023
Looking to connect with groups that provide free groceries, fitness opportunities, tax filing services and more? Click here to view this week's flyer round up for information on these topics and others.
SHARE YOUR #PROUD2BESAUSD STORY WITH US
Are you a proud SAUSD parent, student, alumni, staff member or community member? We want to share your story on our District platforms! Click here to tell us all about your experiences and why you are #Proud2BeSAUSD.