Week of Nov. 6-12, 2023

Official newsletter of the Santa Ana Unified School District, designed to inform the community about District related news, opportunities, and resources. 

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2023 State of the District Breakfast Highlights SAUSD’s ‘Future-Ready’ Offerings 

The SAUSD community gathered Nov. 3, 2023 at Godinez Fundamental High School for the 2023 State of the District Breakfast, held by the District and the Santa Ana Public Schools Foundation. The event highlighted the many ways that SAUSD is providing a “future-ready” education for our students. Click here for photos.

Board of Education to Hold Special Board Meeting Nov. 7, 2023

The Board of Education is holding a special closed-session only meeting at 5 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2023 at the District Office. Click here for more information.

Registration for Afterschool Enrichment Programs Now Open

The Expanded Learning Department is excited to announce that registration is now open for Afterschool Enrichment Programs. Site enrichment selections will vary per site. Please refer to your school’s flyer for more details. Registration closes on Nov. 10, 2023. Learn more about Expanded Learning here.

SAUSD Seeks Public Input on Facilities Master Plan

SAUSD is seeking input on its Facilities Master Plan, which identifies construction needs for schools. This survey will help the District better plan for future upgrades and renovations across SAUSD. Click here to participate in English; click here to take the survey in Spanish. The community is also encouraged to give its input on how we can best improve physical learning environments. Click here to participate via Thought Exchange.

Episode 8 of ‘Amplifying Leadership’ Podcast Focuses on Bridging Voices

SAUSD’s Amplifying Leadership, ‘8. Bridging Voices: Hector Bustos’s Journey from SAUSD Student to Transformative Board Member’, is now streaming! Find us at https://bit.ly/3ExmiTk or wherever you listen to podcasts. Join us as guest Hector Bustos, SAUSD’s youngest ever and first openly LGBTQ+ Board member shares his remarkable story, which began as a student in the district he now serves.

Flyers: Community Resources and More: Week of Nov. 1-7, 2023

Looking for Covid resources and to connect with groups that provide free groceries, diapers, parenting workshops and more? Check out this week's flyer round-up here for details on these and other helpful resources.


Video: SAUSD to Open Nine Elementary CTE STEAM Exploratorium Labs 

Have you heard the news? SAUSD is opening CTE STEAM Exploratorium Labs at nine elementary schools across the district! Click here to learn more about the hands-on learning that will take place in these innovative new spaces.

Video: SAUSD Honors Nearly 60 Employees During 2023 Longevity Recognition Ceremony

SAUSD honored nearly 60 staff members for 25-40 years of service during a recent Longevity Recognition at Villa Fundamental. Click here to watch a video of the event.

Video: SAUSD Rewind for the Week of Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2023

Join us in taking a look back at our top headlines of the week. Click here to watch.