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EGUSD offers Open Enrollment at 14 secondary schools

EGUSD offers Open Enrollment at 14 secondary schools

On January 21, 2014, the Elk Grove Unified School District’s Board of Education gave staff direction to open enrollment at seven middle schools and seven high schools for the 2014-2015 school year.  The open enrollment applications are posted on the District’s website and are available at all EGUSD schools.

Open Enrollment applications for students currently enrolled in the 6th and 7th grades for the 2013-2014 school year will be accepted for the following middle schools: Harriet Eddy, Edward Harris, Samuel Jackman, Joseph Kerr, Elizabeth Pinkerton, James Rutter and T.R. Smedberg. 

Open Enrollment applications for students currently enrolled in the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grades for the 2013-2014 school year will be accepted for the following high schools: Cosumnes Oaks, Elk Grove, Florin, Laguna Creek, Monterey Trail, Sheldon and Valley.

EGUSD receives $50,000 grant for Digital Media Academy at Pleasant Grove

EGUSD receives $50,000 grant for Digital Media Academy at Pleasant Grove

The Elk Grove Unified School District has received a $50,000 Specialized Secondary Programs (SSP) grant to be used to enhance the Digital Media Academy at Pleasant Grove High School (PGHS).  SSP grants help school districts develop innovative programs to help students learn and develop real-world, 21st-century skills.  These programs can cover a variety of subjects, including English language arts, math, science, history/social science, foreign language and visual/performing arts.  The programs may include Linked Learning pathways, career academies and arts-integrated models.

With the SSP grant, PGHS will build a sequence of two new animation courses and two new academic core classes integrated with career technical education (CTE). The PGHS Digital Media Academy’s goal is to develop a two-year animation sequence.  The academy will offer Animation I beginning with the 2014-2015 school year.

Registration for EGUSD Virtual Academy closes on Jan. 31

Registration for EGUSD Virtual Academy closes on Jan. 31

Registration for the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) Virtual Academy will close on Friday, January 31.  Current registration is for kindergarten through 8th grade students for the second half of 2013-2014 school year. The online academy is open to students living in Sacramento, Amador, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter and Yolo counties.

The EGUSD Virtual Academy offers an innovative learning experience for the 21st century student. This free online academy allows students in kindergarten through 8th grade to experience teaching and learning from virtually anywhere a computer will take them. All courses are aligned to the State of California’s standards and benchmarks and have a strong emphasis on building skills and critical thinking.

Black Parallel School Board Meeting Jan. 4

Black Parallel School Board Meeting Jan. 4

A CALL TO ALL PARENTS, STUDENTS, GRANDPARENTS AND COMMUNITY

Black Parallel School Board Meeting

January 4 2014

Saturday at 10:00am

Oak Park United Methodist Church

3600 Broadway

Sacramento, CA 95817

A presentation on SCUSD Core Waiver by Koua Franz, SCUSD Chief of Staff

For more information call (916) 484-3729

www.blackparallelschoolboard.com

check out BPSB on Facebook

Source: Sacramento Black Parallel School Board

Food Network Challenge winner Chef Ray Duey to visit Florin High School

Food Network Challenge winner Chef Ray Duey to visit Florin High School

Lucky Elk Grove Unified School District ROP Culinary Arts students will take advantage of an exciting opportunity to learn the art of food carving firsthand from master food carver Ray Duey on Thursday, December 5. 

Sacramento Film Works Live Audience

Sacramento Film Works Live Audience
Sacramento Film Works Live Audience
11-16-2013 - 11-16-2013
Northern California Filmmakers Coalition (NCFC)
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 502-7068
info@tru-talent.com
 
Start Time(s): Sat 7:30pm-9:30pm
Are you interested in film, TV, video, or media? Come be a part of Sacramento Filmworks live studio audience!
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Stranger Danger Alert - EGUSD School District

Stranger Danger Alert - EGUSD School District

ELK GROVE, CA - The Elk Grove Police Department is investigating another report of a stranger approaching and offering a ride to a youth in our community. The incident took place at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, near the corner of Matina Drive and Gilliam Drive.

A Toby Johnson Middle School student was walking home from a relative's house when a man pulled up alongside him and asked if he wanted a ride. The boy went onto the bike trail and the man drove away. The student did the right thing and reported the incident when he got home. His father reported the incident to the Elk Grove Police Department.

The man described as an African-American adult in his 40's with close-shaved hair, a scar under his right eye, a thin moustache and patches of facial hair. He was driving a full-sized utility-style van, with two front doors and a 3rd sliding door. The van appeared to be model from between 2000 to 2013.