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THIS WEEK IN CULVER CITY SCHOOLS...
All Week: No Use of CCHS Field Due to Graduation Set-up/Tear-Down

MONDAY (6/11)
CCHS Senior Fin als Begin

Eighth-Grade Breakfast and Yearbook Signing
8:20 - 10:30am @ CCHS Cafeteria/CCMS Patio

CCMS Girls Soccer Banquet
5:30pm @ CCHS Cafeteria

CCHS Booster Club Meeting
7pm @ CCHS Library

TUESDAY (6/12)
CCHS Senior Activities Slide Show
8am - 12pm @ CCHS Gym

WEDNESDAY (6/13)
CCHS Senior Breakfast
8:30am @ CCHS Patio/Quad/Cafeteria

THURSDAY (6/14)
El Rincon Promotion Ceremony
9am @ Veterans Memorial Building

La Ballona Promotion Ceremony
9am @ La Ballona

El Marino Promotion Ceremony
9:15am @ El Marino

Linwood E. Howe Promotion Ceremony
9:15am @ Linwood E. Howe

Culver City Adult School Graduation
6:30pm @ Farragut Cafetorium


FRIDAY (6/15)
Farragut Promotion Ceremony
8:45am @ Veterans Memorial Building

Culver City Middle School Promotion Ceremony
11am @ Chabola Stadium

Culver City High School / Culver Park High School Graduation
4pm @ Chabola Stadium       

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Graduates, Join the CCEF Class of 2018 Legacy Gift by Donating Today
All graduating high school seniors and their families are invited to participate in the Class of 2018 CCEF Legacy Gift.

The Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) has proudly supported your students and their education ever since they first entered CCUSD schools, raising money for their school gardens, classroom computers, theatre experiences, microscopes, musical instruments, and so much more.
As a gesture of gratitude for the excellent education that you have received, graduating students are encouraged to make a donation of $20.18 in honor of your class year to the Culver City Education Foundation. All donations will be added to the CCEF Endowment Fund to help provide the exceptional educational experiences that make Culver City public schools so special.

Names of participating students received by June 11 will be displayed during graduation activities and in the high school front office.

Making a gift is a meaningful way to celebrate your important milestone by paying tribute to your CCUSD experience and ensuring that future generations have the same incredible opportunities.

Make an investment in our schools and pay it forward for Culver City students to come at www.ccef4schools.org
A Year to Remember
for CCUSD Student-Athletes
The 2017-2018 school year was one to remember for Culver City High School's student-athletes. Culver City High School sports teams earned two CIF Championships, and athletes continued to make history on many fronts. Here is a list of some of this year's athletic highlights:

Fall Sports

Girls Volleyball CIF Champions for the second consecutive year, marking the first time in school history it earned back-to-back CIF championships. The team earned the top spot in the Ocean League for the second year in a row and advanced to the second round of state.

Football – Reached the CIF semi-finals and notched an 11-2 record on the season.

Girls Cross Country – Reached the CIF finals and finished 12th in CIF, the first time in many years the team advanced so far.

Boys Cross Country – Earned a third-place finish in the Ocean League and advanced to the CIF playoffs.

Girls Cross Country – Finished second in CIF

Girls Tennis – Earned a third-place finish in the Ocean League and beat arch-rival Beverly Hills first time in 25 years.

Winter Sports

Girls Water Polo CIF Champions for the first time in the school's history, defeating Valencia 4-3 in the CIF finals.

Boys Basketball – Earned the Ocean League Championship for the first time since 1986 and advanced to the CIF quarterfinals.

Girls Basketball – Earned the Ocean League Championship for the sixth time in the last seven years, advanced to the CIF semifinals and qualified for the state playoffs.

Girls Soccer – Earned the Ocean League Championship for just the third time in the school's history and advanced to the second round of the CIF playoffs.

Boys Soccer – Finished in fourth-place in the Ocean League.

Spring Sports

Softball – Finished in second place in the Ocean League and advanced to the CIF semifinals, defeating Palos Verdes, Linfield Christian and St Joseph of Santa Maria before losing to eventual champion, Chaminade, in the semis.

Baseball – Finished third in Ocean League play, and while the team lost to Palos Verdes in the first round, this season marked the 17th straight year the team has made it to the CIF playoffs.

Girls Lacrosse – Finished second in Ocean League play and advanced to the semifinals in the Invitational division of the lacrosse playoffs.

Boys Lacrosse – Finished third in Ocean League play before losing in the first round of the Invitational Lacrosse playoffs.

Girls Track – Went undefeated in Dual meets and earned a first-place finish in the Ocean League for the fourth consecutive time. Girls 4x100 came in 8th in CIF, 4X 400 came in 9th in CIF and hurdler Ayanna Bahati came in third-place in CIF.

Boys Track – Won the Ocean League for the second time in a row and the 4x 400 relay team came in third-place in CIF.

Boys Swimmer Bart Salvetera finished second in the 50-meter freestyle in CIF and 8th in the 100-meter.

Boys Golf Austin Davis won the Individual Golf League Championship

Boys Volleyball – Finished third in Ocean League play, losing in the first round of the CIF playoffs.

Boys Tennis – Finished third in Ocean League play.

In addition, CCUSD athletes excelled in the classroom:

  • 53 Seniors won the Dave Sanchez award for having a 3.5 GPA or better for four years at CCHS
  • Davis Dumas, Boys Tennis (UCLA), and Lena Johnson, Girls Volleyball (UCLA), won the Scholar Athlete of the Year Award
  • The following teams earned a team GPA of over 3.5: Girls Cross Country (3.90), Girls Tennis (3.74), Girls Soccer (3.56) and Boys Cross Country (3.51).

Congratulations to all of CCUSD's outstanding student-athletes for a year that will go down in history!
CCUSD Gearing Up for Sixth Annual FREE Summer Lunch Program
Because our kids need to remain healthy, connected, safe and “whole” during the summer months, CCUSD has created a free lunch program complete with a variety of daily activities for students under 18! The program, a first come/first served lunch program, begins June 18 and includes, not only free lunch, but a great line-up of activities, games and more – all for free!
 
  • What:  Sixth Annual Free Summer Lunch and More (the “more” is the fun part – with books, board games, special guests, arts and crafts, physical activities, etc.)
  • Where: La Ballona Elementary School
  • When: Monday – Friday, June 18 – July 27 NOTE: NO PROGRAM ON JULY 4, 2018
  • 11 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Activities
  • Who: Anyone under the age of 18 (no forms to fill out)
  • Why: It has been proven that some students not only miss out on meaningful growth opportunities in the summer, but actually regress and lose academic, social and behavioral skills. This opportunity to eat a free healthy meal becomes even more impactful with the opportunities for students to learn, play games, connect with peers, connect with caring adults, participate in a summer reading program, and learn new skills.
 
The site is OPEN to all teens and children, 18 and under, and is FREE of charge. All food must be eaten on-site. Parents are more than welcome to stay and partake in interactive activities while their children eat and play. The site will be open to the public daily at 11 am and closed at 1 pm, at which time all students must clear the school site.
 
For more information, please call (310) 849-1731.
 
ln accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
 
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. lndividuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
 
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Proqram Discrimination Comolaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: htto://www.ascr.usda.qov/complaint filinq cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA
and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
 
(1) mail:  U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 lndependence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-941 0;
(2) fax:    (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email:  program.intake@usda.gov .
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Please Take the Safe Routes to School Survey
Whether you drive, walk, bike, carpool or take transit to school, we want to hear from you.

Please take our Parent Survey and help us find ways to make your route to school safer.

Plus you might win a free brunch at the Culver Hotel, free week at Cycle Bar, Menchies gift card or Walk ’n Rollers goody bag. Visit our home page for links in English and Spanish: http://www.ccwalkandroll.com/welcome
CCPD Advisory: Guns and Children
Firearms Safety
As part of our partnership with the Culver City Police Department, CCUSD is pleased to share this important advisory from our police department:

Summary of Safe Storage Laws Regarding Children
You may be guilty of a misdemeanor or a felony if you keep a loaded firearm within any premises that are under your custody or control and a child under 18 years of age obtains and uses it, resulting in injury or death, or carries it to a public place, unless you stored the firearm in a locked container or locked the firearm with a locking device to temporarily keep it from functioning.

You Cannot Be Too Careful with Children and Guns
To prevent injury or death caused by improper storage of guns in a home where children are likely to be present, you should store all guns unloaded, lock them with a firearms safety device and store them in a locked container. Ammunition should be stored in a location separate from the gun.
Your Bond Dollars at Work
Your Culver City bond dollars are hard at work improving facilities throughout the Culver City Unified School District. Follow the latest updates on Instagram at www.instagram.com/measureccbond/ or @measureccbond on Instagram
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