Week of Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 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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Board of Education to Meet Sept. 26, 2023

The Board of Education is meeting Sept. 26, 2023 at the District office. Closed session is at 5 p.m.; public session is at 6 p.m. Visit our site here to read the agenda, submit a public comment, and watch the meeting live.

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. 

College & Career + Community Resource Fair Coming Sept. 28, 2023

Join us at the 2023 College & Career + Community Resource Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 28, 2023 at the Santa Ana Zoo! There will be entertainment, free zoo admission, the chance to speak with college and career representatives and much more. Click here for details.

School Budget Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Oct. 5, 2023

The District is hosting two community town hall meetings on Oct. 5, 2023 to provide information and answer questions about the budget process and how schools are funded. The first is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. at McFadden Institute of Technology, 2701 S. Raitt St. The second takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. in Century High School’s library, 1401 S. Grand Ave. Click here for more information. 

‘Amplifying Leadership’ Podcast Episode 3: Paying for Success: The Game-Changing Model of Outcomes-Based Contracting

New episode alert! SAUSD’s Amplifying Leadership, ‘3. Paying for Success: The Game-Changing Model of Outcomes-Based Contracting,’ is now streaming. Join us as we examine this revolutionary contracting model with special guest Jennifer Cisneros, Director of Expanded Learning. Our new podcast, hosted by Bianca Barquin - Assistant Superintendent K-12 Teaching and Learning - is tailored for education leaders, and our 20-30 minute episodes shine a light on the world of educational leadership. Download the episode wherever you find your podcasts or click here

Photos: Eight Recognized During 2023 Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Eight honorees were inducted into SAUSD’s Athletic Wall of Fame on Sept. 18, 2023 at the Santa Ana Public Schools Sports Complex. Congratulations to: Nina Alexander, Manny Herrera, Joseph (Shane) Holloway, Larry Lutz, Fernando Serratos, Brenda Steele Matthews, Alonzo Jamison, and the Kevin Armstrong, M.D. Memorial Sports Foundation! For photos and more information, click here

Flyers: Community Resources and More: Week of Sept. 20-26, 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 Rewind for the Week of Sept. 18-22, 2023

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

New Sports Complex and Stadium Debut at Saddleback High School

It’s official! A new sports complex and stadium have opened at Saddleback High School. Click here to watch a video highlighting the recent dedication ceremony for this Measure I-funded project.

State-of-the-Art Digital Media Lab Opens at Saddleback High School

The District recently celebrated the debut of a new state-of-the-art digital media lab at Saddleback High School, designed to equip scholars with future-ready video production skills. Click here to view the new space!