Earlier this month, California enacted new legislation that allows parents or guardians of high school students to request that one or more letter grades earned in the 2020-2021 school year be changed to a pass/no pass grade. We want to provide the information you need to help you determine if this option is best for your student.
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San Jose (May 21, 2019) – San José Unified’s Hoover Middle School has been named the winner of this year’s NFL Play 60 Challenge. Sponsored by the American Heart Association and the National Football League, the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge inspires kids to get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day.
Schools from across the Bay Area competed during the month…Read More Top
In an effort to provide equitable internet access to all higher division students, the San José Unified School District (SJUSD) has partnered with the 1Million Project for the third year in a row. Students in grades 9-12 who do not have reliable internet access in their homes will have the opportunity to obtain free Wi-Fi through the 1Million Project program. …Read More Top
Growing up in Silicon Valley doesn’t ensure a student will be tech savvy. In fact, many young people in the U.S. don’t have the opportunity to try computer science, even here in the shadow of high tech companies. To promote tech learning in school, San Jose Unified’s Lincoln High school teachers, volunteers and administrators worked together with Microsoft Philanthropies’ TEALS-(Technology, Education and Literacy in…Read More Top
Beginning in the Fall of 2017, San José Unified Food Services will introduce “cashless” breakfast and lunch lines in all of our schools. Our goal is to move to a completely cashless system by January 2018. We encourage you to use the MySchoolBucks online prepayment system to pay for your student’s meals.
Using MySchoolBucks is a safe, simple, and secure way to make…Read More Top
During the 2016-17 school year, Madeline Armacost, then a senior at Pioneer High, approached school administrators with concerns about the district’s student dress code policy. She had noticed inconsistencies in how the dress code was enforced that appeared biased against young women and caused unnecessary interruptions to their education. As a result of Madeline’s activism and input from other students, San…Read More Top