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  • 9th Graders Complete 10 Year Plan

    9th Graders Complete 10 Year Plan

    When you were a freshman in high school, did you have any idea where you would be in 10 years? One half of the 9th-grade class at San Leandro High School has not only an idea of what the year 2028 will look like for them, but they also created a plan to get there.

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  • Warm Wishes to Families in Need from John Muir Middle School

    Warm Wishes to Families in Need from John Muir Middle School

    Students from John Muir Middle School in partnership with the San Leandro Education Foundation (SLED) have been preparing for the holidays by giving back to their community. Students collected over $3,000 in cash donations which were used to purchase gift cards, clothing, toys, blankets, and other holiday items for 22 John Muir families in need.

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  • Measure I Steering Committee Recognized by San Leandro Unified

    Measure I Steering Committee Recognized by San Leandro Unified

    At Tuesday night’s SLUSD school board meeting, the members of the Measure I Steering Committee were presented with special recognition awards for helping secure overwhelming community support to restore essential school funding and protect the quality of education in the district’s schools. Measure I was approved by voters with a 75.08% approval rate, which is one of the largest percentages of “yes” votes in the district’s history.

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  • SLED Donates $100,000 for SLUSD STEAM labs

    SLED Donates $100,000 for SLUSD STEAM labs

    Students at Garfield and McKinley Elementary Schools are the fortunate recipients of newly remodeled science facilities, known as STEAM labs, thanks to a $100,000 donation from the San Leandro Educational Foundation (SLED). The donation will be officially presented to the San Leandro Unified School District during the December Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, December 11, at 7:00 pm.

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  • SLUSD 2017–18 California Dashboard Results

    SLUSD 2017–18 California Dashboard Results

    The California Department of Education (CDE) has released the 2017-18 performance reports for California districts and schools via the California Accountability Model & School Dashboard web page at https://www.caschooldashboard.org.

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  • San Leandro High School and Bancroft Middle School Win KNBR Grants

    San Leandro High School and Bancroft Middle School Win KNBR Grants

    SAN LEANDRO, CA: Last Thursday, San Leandro High and Bancroft Middle Schools were awarded generous donations towards their sports and music programs. World Champion Brandon Crawford and Jim Foley, EVP, and president of Wells Fargo’s Pacific North region presented checks to recipients of the KNBR Step Up to the Plate for Education grants program funded by Wells Fargo at AT&T Park.

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  • San Leandro High School’s Tony Farley Receives Mayor’s Award for Excellence

    San Leandro High School’s Tony Farley Receives Mayor’s Award for Excellence

    At the December City Council meeting, San Leandro High School teacher Tony Farley received the Mayor’s award for excellence for making a significant difference in San Leandro.

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  • SLUSD Celebrates “Inclusive Schools Week” December 3-7

    SLUSD Celebrates “Inclusive Schools Week” December 3-7

    San Leandro Unified School District is pleased to announce the 18th Annual Inclusive Schools Week will be celebrated December 3-7, 2018, throughout the district’s classrooms, schools, and communities. This year’s theme, “Kaleidoscope of Friends”, was chosen to reflect the beauty of diversity in our students.

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  • SLUSD Celebrates “Bay Area Unified Against Hate Week” November 11-18

    SLUSD Celebrates “Bay Area Unified Against Hate Week” November 11-18

    San Leandro Unified School District stands with other Bay Area communities in declaring the week of November 11-17 as “Bay Area Unified Against Hate Week”. “Every day our devoted staff shows their deep commitment to inclusivity, unity, and tolerance,” said District Superintendent Dr. Mike McLaughlin, “But we want to stand united with our fellow schools and communities in taking a moment to highlight the need for vigilance against the insidious increase in hate-related behavior. ”

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  • SLUSD Appreciates San Leandro Community for Measure I Support

    SLUSD Appreciates San Leandro Community for Measure I Support

    San Leandro Unified School District is celebrating a big win for their schools today. The San Leandro community came out to support their parcel tax, Measure I, which passed last night at 72.89%. Even though the celebrations are qualified, with 15% of ballots yet to be counted, the district expressed the need to be proactive in appreciating voters who responded positively to their financial need.

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  • Former San Leandro Student Among America’s Top Entrepreneurs

    Former San Leandro Student Among America’s Top Entrepreneurs

    NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) announced this year’s young business winners at the 13th annual NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, one of which was San Leandro’s own Simone Hufana.

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  • 2017–18 English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Summary Report Annual Release

    2017–18 English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Summary Report Annual Release

    SAN LEANDRO, CA: The California Department of Education (CDE) has announced the annual release of the summary reports for the 2017–18 English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC). The public will access to 2017–18 ELPAC reports on the CDE DataQuest reporting website at https://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/. The webpage will display the state, county, district, and school-level ELPAC reports for the 2017–18 administration.

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  • San Leandro Unified School District State of the District Breakfast and Bus Tour Success

    San Leandro Unified School District State of the District Breakfast and Bus Tour Success

    Friday, October 12th, San Leandro Unified School District school board trustees, personnel, families and community members came together to celebrate successes from the past year at the annual State of the District address. This year, the event was reorganized as a breakfast and bus tour, in hopes of allowing a more intimate look into the school district, and to provide more of an opportunity to interact with the public.

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  • PSAT is Free in SLUSD

    PSAT is Free in SLUSD

    Last Wednesday marked the 4th annual Free PSAT in San Leandro Unified School District. Almost 1,000 10th and 11th-grade students took the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) during the school day on the district’s dime.

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  • San Leandro High School Announces National Merit® Scholar Semi-Finalist

    San Leandro High School Announces National Merit® Scholar Semi-Finalist

    San Leandro High School is pleased to announce this year’s National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist Lee Dason Lam. He is one of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists nationwide who will continue on in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program to complete for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring

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  • San Leandro Unified Announces New Food Services Director

    San Leandro Unified Announces New Food Services Director

    San Leandro Unified School District is pleased to welcome Clell Hoffman as the district’s Director of Food Services. Mr. Hoffman comes to SLUSD from the Albany Unified School District where he currently serves as the Food Services Director. He also currently serves as the chairman of the State Child Nutrition Advisory Council and is a credentialed teacher of Culinary Arts

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  • California Assessment of Students Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Summary Report Annual Release

    California Assessment of Students Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Summary Report Annual Release

    The California Department of Education (CDE) has announced the release of the California Assessment of Students Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Summary Report.

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  • San Leandro High School Marching Band Uniform Debut

    San Leandro High School Marching Band Uniform Debut

    Friday, October 5th at Burrell Field marks the inaugural run for the SLHS Marching Band in their new official uniforms. “The students have been waiting for this moment for the last two years,” said band director and music teacher Jarrett Hansen, “We are so excited to share this proud moment with our community.”

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  • Global Education Study Comes to San Leandro High School

    Global Education Study Comes to San Leandro High School

    A delegation of educators and business leaders from the Toyama Prefecture in Japan came to tour San Leandro Unified School District and San Leandro High School. The delegation was part of a Global Education Study Mission focused on learning about the education system and pedagogy in the United States and how local businesses can work with schools.

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  • James Monroe Elementary Featured on ABC7 for Nationwide Healthiest School Award

    James Monroe Elementary Featured on ABC7 for Nationwide Healthiest School Award

    The news crew from ABC7 came to James Monroe Elementary to learn more about being named one of "America's Healthiest Schools" by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. As one of only 10 schools in the Bay Area to make the list, PE teacher Lynette Watkins was understandably proud of the hard work the school has put into supporting the health and wellness of their students.

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  • San Leandro Unified School District Announces State of the District Breakfast and Bus Tour

    San Leandro Unified School District Announces State of the District Breakfast and Bus Tour

    The 2018-2019 San Leandro Unified School District State of the District will be held Friday, October 12 in the Fred T. Korematsu gymnasium at San Leandro High School. This annual event has changed format this year, to become a breakfast and bus tour of several SLUSD schools.

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  • San Leandro Unified School District Recognizes September as Attendance Awareness Month

    San Leandro Unified School District Recognizes September as Attendance Awareness Month

    The San Leandro Unified School District voted this week to proclaim September as Attendance Awareness month. Resolution 18-40 identifies the crucial link between daily school attendance and student achievement.

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  • Every Approved School Lunch Application Could Be Worth Thousands of Dollars for SLUSD

    Every Approved School Lunch Application Could Be Worth Thousands of Dollars for SLUSD

    School lunches represent more than fuel for young bodies and minds. The math behind those meals feeds revenue streams that can benefit all students. State and federal funding for school districts is determined by the number of students qualified for free and reduced lunch, regardless of whether or not those students participate in the school meal program.

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  • New Student Safety Protocols for San Leandro High School

    New Student Safety Protocols for San Leandro High School

    Proactive efforts at improving student safety and traffic flow along Bancroft Avenue are underway at San Leandro High School for the 2018-19 school year. Administrators and campus supervisors met during the summer to address ongoing concerns with student travel between campuses during passing periods.

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  • Welcome Back SLUSD Students, Families and Staff!

    Welcome Back SLUSD Students, Families and Staff!

    Welcome to another exciting year of learning, connecting and achieving in the San Leandro Unified School District. As a community, we are focused on building a “Culture of Excellence” as detailed in our three-year Strategic Action Plan. With year one complete, we are proud of our many accomplishments including receiving the distinguished AP District of the Year Award from the College Board, expanding opportunities for early bilingual education and infusing socio-emotional learning in our classrooms. Our ultimate goal is to prepare students, both academically and socially, to be life-long learners, effective communicators and responsible and involved citizens.

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