Internet Safety Parent and Community Meeting October 17
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Internet Safety Community Meeting on Monday night. It was a productive discussion, and a special thanks is due to Detective Sergeant Spears and his colleagues from the SJPD for sharing their expertise with us. Weren't able to make it or eager to learn more? Additional resources are available at the ICAC Task Force website.
If you have not already done so, we encourage you to read our update
about the district's response to the arrest at the YMCA Fammatre Child Care site.
Cambrian School District Board of Trustees approves resolutions in support of California Propositions 55 & 58
The Cambrian School District Governing Board has passed two resolutions in support of ballot initiatives that could potentially impact the district, and all public schools, in the coming election. Prop 55
would temporarily extend the income tax provisions of Proposition 30 for 12 years, with revenues split between K-12 education and health care. The sales tax provisions of Proposition 30 will not be extended. Extending these income tax provisions, which will otherwise sunset in 2018, could generate as much as $4 billion annually for K-12 education, including Cambrian schools. Read the full text of the supporting resolution here
, knowns as the LEARN Initiative, was designed by legislators to repeal the English-only immersion requirement and waiver provisions required by Proposition 227 of 1998. Instead, schools would be allowed to utilize multiple programs, including bilingual education, a method in which students learn from teachers who speak both their native language and English. You can view the full board presentation about the details of Prop 58
, as well as the supporting resolution
Fall festivities are just around the corner!
Each Cambrian school celebrates the fall season in its own distinctive way. See below for the date of each celebration, and contact your school directly for more details or to find out how you can become involved:
Halloween Fun Night
Saturday, October 22; 3:30-8 p.m.
Monster Boogie Bash
Friday, October 21; 5-8 p.m.
Friday, October 28; 3 p.m.
Monday, October 31; 2-3 p.m.
Thursday, October 13; 1:45 p.m.
Monster Boogie Bash
Saturday, October 22; 4-9 p.m.
Fall Festival & Chili Cook-Off
Friday, October 14; 4-8:30 p.m.
October Awards Recognize Cambrian Spirit
At the Oct. 6 board meeting we had the pleasure of honoring our first group of Students of the Month for the 2016-2017 school year! Congratulations to Price's Akunna Awuzie, Steindorf's Pascale Zanon, Farnham's Jacob Weber, Sartorette's Emma Amatori-Plunkett, Bagby's Tyler Craven and Price's JaQuan Barnes for getting the year off to a fantastic start! We were also thrilled to recognize nine outstanding volunteers with the Good Apple Award: Heather Prichard, Trazy Bozzo, Marc Carone, Heather Murphy, Aer Lee, Nina Reyna, Jennifer Malutta, David Calvert and Melissa Walker. Thanks for all that you do for our students and staff!
AED Training Keeps Students Safe
Throughout the month of October, our friends at Racing Hearts are conducting trainings for Cambrian staff to learn how to use the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) devices that have been installed at all school sites, as well as the district offices. These trainings help ensure that in the event of an emergency, personnel are prepared to respond and protect the safety of our students, staff and parents.
Welcome to 2016-17!
Read Superintendent Dr. Carrie Andrews' message for the new school year in both English