Alameda High School Shelter in Place
Alameda High was in a "shelter in place" for about 40 minutes on Tuesday morning, due to a threat that was called in. Alameda Police Department investigated and found the threat wasn't credible. All students and staff were safe throughout the incident. The shelter in place was lifted around 9:00 am.
Donation Fund for Solana Henneberry's Family
Community members have set up a donation account to support the family of Board Member Solana Henneberry, who died on February 14, 2017. (The press release is here.) If you would like to contribute, please go to this site.
February 14: Board of Education Meeting Summary
At this meeting, the Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school year calendar, heard presentations on both the new state/federal accountability systems and minor changes to the district's enrollment procedures, and gave very moving tributes to Board Member Solana Henneberry, who died early Tuesday morning. The agenda is here; video will be uploaded shortly.
Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Enrollment
Welcome to AUSD! Online enrollment for 2017-18 kindergarten and transitional kindergarten is now open. Please visit our Enrollment page to find the enrollment portal as well as comprehensive information on what you need to submit. Open enrollment is in progress for Bay Farm School's 6-8 program, Wood Middle School, and Encinal Jr. & Sr. High School. Online enrollment for new 1st-12th graders begins February 28, 2017.
AUSD's Safe Haven Resolution
At the January 24 Board of Education meeting, board members voted 5-0 to approve a resolution declaring AUSD a "Safe Haven" school district that accepts and supports all children, regardless of race and nationality. For more information, please see the press release here.
Two Encinal Seniors Sign Receive Full-Ride Scholarships
Many congratulations to Encinal High School's Akil Francisco, who signed his letter of intent to attend the University of Hawaii on a full-ride football scholarship yesterday. Congratulations also go out to Lily Wilmot, who signed a letter of intent to attend Miami University on a full-ride softball scholarship. Your hard work is taking you both far!
English Language Arts and English Language Development Curriculum Adoption
AUSD is currently reviewing new materials for K-5 English Language Arts (ELA) and English Language Development (ELD) ...more
Otis Elementary School second graders created this wonderful art piece to illustrate "Everyone Belongs Here."
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AUSD is currently building a web page to help AUSD families understand the rights of immigrants and refugees in this changing political climate. Please let families know about our new "Immigration and Refugee Resources" page!
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We believe that our diverse community of students, given a rigorous academic program in an inclusive, safe and secure environment, will be prepared to be responsible citizens.
Our five year strategic plan (“AUSD Master Plan”) adopted in 2010 identifies eight core goals and strategies that have shaped the District’s work in recent years. Along with our Board’s guiding principles, that strategic work has produced many accomplishments and great progress that we intend to continue to build on in the future.
Family Engagement Programs
Spring Middle School Session, Wed. Mar. 22, 2017 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Wood Middle School, 420 Grand Street, Alameda
Register here: http://bit.ly/MiddleSchoolPU
Alameda Family Enrichment Series
Alameda Special Education Family Support Group
Resource Fair 2017