San Jose, CA, March 19, 2019 - What’s the best way to encourage kids to eat healthy snacks? Have them make it themselves! That’s the idea behind Sodexo’s Annual Future Chefs Challenge. Now in its 9th year, the Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge encourages 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students nationwide to take an active part in making healthy food choices while being creative in the…Read More Top
Who: San José Unified School District (SJUSD) will host the second of three community town halls during the 2018-2019 school year. Members of the community are invited to attend the event along with San José Unified staff, parents, students and community leaders. Attendees are encouraged to bring forth any questions, comments or feedback regarding San José Unified.
What: An open forum, members…Read More Top
Dear San José Unified Community,
On January 1, 2019, a vacancy on the Governing Board of the San José Unified School District occurred when Pamela Foley commenced her term of office as a member of the San Jose City Council.
Consistent with all applicable laws and policies, the Board of Education has completed the public announcement and appointment process. That process concluded with…Read More Top
San Jose, CA, January 10, 2019 - Beginning in 2019, the San José Unified School District (SJUSD) will partner with the Department of Special Education at San José State University in a first-of-its-kind special education teacher credential program in an effort to address the current shortage of special education teachers felt nationwide. Called “Rise into Special Education (RISE),” the program creates a…Read More Top
Who: San José Unified’s (SJUSD) Enrollment Center along with representatives from six SJUSD Middle Schools: Bret Harte, Burnett, Castillero, Hoover, John Muir, and Willow Glen Middle School
When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
What: Special information night for students and their caregivers to learn more about transitioning from elementary school (PreK–5th grade) into middle school (6th – 8th grade). …Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ CA – It’s not every day that high school students have the opportunity to gain an audience with United States Senators and Representatives in Washington D.C. This past September, a delegation of ten Lincoln High School students not only met with staff members from California Representatives Anna Eshoo and Adam Schiff ‘s offices and members from the office of…Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ CA – The San José Unified School District continued to see improvement on statewide results for a fourth consecutive year of Smarter Balanced (SBAC) assessment exams, outperforming many comparable school districts according to a recently released California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) report by the California Department of Education (CDE).
San José Unified students exceeded statewide assessment results at…Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ, CA - San José Unified recognized the outstanding achievements of its employees during the 2017-18 school year at the district’s annual Employee Service Awards at Gunderson High School on May 15th. This event recognizes the contributions of teachers as well as classified and other employees.
The following individuals were named San José Unified Employees of the Year for 2017-18:
- Missie Clemons,…
SAN JOSÉ, CA – United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a naturalization ceremony at San José High School on Tuesday, May 22, to confer citizenship on ten immigrants, including Principal Gloria Marchant. Ms. Marchant, a citizen of Chile, came to the U.S. as a bilingual science teacher and has been principal of San José High since 2014. USCIS San…Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ, CA – On Tuesday, March 13th, the San José Unified School District Board of Education voted to appoint data scientist Michael Melillo to fill a vacancy from Board Trustee Area 4, which became vacant on February 12, 2018, with the resignation of Paymon Zarghami. Mr. Melillo will take the oath of office at the next regular board meeting on…Read More Top