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News, Health, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Superintendent Issues Message Regarding Measles Immunizations

Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 8:43 am

As a follow up to a communication you received last week from your school nurse regarding the importance of immunizations, I want to follow up with you on the concern of measles in our communities.

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News, Life And Arts, Samohi, Santa Monica, Smmusd, Seven Day

Santa Monica High Gallery To Host District Visual Arts Show Today

Posted Jan. 29, 2015, 8:15 am

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified's middle and high school students will showcase their work at the District’s annual visual art show this week at Roberts Arts Gallery.

Latest Santa Monica High School news.

News, Samohi, Health, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Santa Monica High School Freshman Baseball Coach Diagnosed With Measles

Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 10:02 am

A Santa Monica High School freshman baseball coach has been diagnosed with measles, but it is unlikely any of the coach’s players have caught the highly contagious virus, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Santa Monica-Malibu School District Encourages Immunization For Measles

Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:49 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is encouraging parents to have their students immunized against preventable diseases, such as pertussis and measles, currently on the rise in Southern California.

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News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation Receives $450,000 Gift

Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 9:05 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) announced last week that it has received a major bequest of over $450,000 from a local community supporter, making it one of the largest in the Foundation's 33-year history.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Appoints New Director Of Assessment, Research & Evaluation

Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 9:15 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has a new Director of Assessment, Research, and Evaluation following Thursday night's Board of Education meeting.

Former SMMUSD board member Ralph Mechur, who lost his seat at the November 2014 election, has been appointed to complete the remainder of Ben Allen's term.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Ralph Mechur, After Losing SMMUSD Election, Returns To Fill Ben Allen's Board Seat

Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 1:06 pm

Ralph Mechur has returned to his position on the Santa Monica-Malibu School District Board of Education just a little more than 10 weeks after placing fifth and losing his seat at the November 2014 election.

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News, Education, Smmusd

SMMUSD Parent Survey Nets Strong Response, High Satisfaction

Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:57 am

A District-wide survey of parents in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District elicited a strong response from participants and garnered across-the-board high marks for the District's performance on a wide range of parent engagement topics.

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News, Education, Smmusd

SMMUSD Schedules Special Board Of Education Meeting For Tuesday, Jan. 20

Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 9:59 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 4 pm at the district office, which is located at 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica.

Fifth-grade students from each of the 11 Santa Monica-Malibu elementary schools danced the tango, pictured here, at Barnum Hall, at the first-ever Ballroom Madness Competition on Friday, Dec. 19.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Fifth-Grade Students Dance Hearts Out At Ballroom Madness Comp

Posted Dec. 28, 2014, 9:42 am

Fifth-grade students from each of the 11 Santa Monica-Malibu elementary schools danced their hearts out, with their peers, parents, teachers and principals cheering, at the first-ever Ballroom Madness Competition on Friday, Dec. 19.

SMMEF Executive Director Linda Greenberg Gross (fourth from left) receives a check from Judy Hackett, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp. (on the far right).

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

SMMEF Meets Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. $100,000 Challenge

Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:33 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) has met Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.’s challenge to raise $100,000 by Dec. 31 and has secured a $100,000 matching gift from the Malibu-based company.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Creates New Community & Public Relations Officer Position

Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 9:25 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education on Dec. 12 approved the appointment Gail Pinsker as the new Community and Public Relations Officer, effective Jan. 12, 2015.

The new logo for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s Child Development Services (CDS) Department.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

New Logo Revealed For SMMUSD's Child Development Services

Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 9:22 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s Child Development Services (CDS) Department, which oversees the district’s preschool programs, has announced that it has a new logo.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Laurie Lieberman Elected SMMUSD Board Of Education President, Jose Escarce VP

Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 10:11 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education elected Laurie Lieberman to serve as Board President and Dr. Jose Escarce to serve as Board Vice President at is annual reorganization meeting on Thursday night.

Santa Monica City Clerk Sarah Gorman swears in Craig Foster, Oscar de la Torre, Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein, and Laurie Lieberman.

News, Smmusd, Santa Monica Election

Elected SMMUSD Members Look To Breathe New Life Into Board

Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 9:19 am

The four recently elected Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Board of Education members were sworn into office Tuesday evening with two new faces to the educational body keen to stir the pot.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

SMMUSD Hosts SECOND LCAP Webinar To Solicit Input From Public

Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:57 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will be hosting a series of LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Webinars to solicit input from parents, students, staff and community members.

News, Malibu, Smmusd

Story Pirates To Bring Student Stories To Life At Juan Cabrillo Elementary

Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 9:03 am

Students at Juan Cabrillo Elementary School in Malibu are in for a theatrical treat this Friday, Dec. 5 when Story Pirates, a performance art organization promoting literacy and creativity, will visit the school to act out student-written stories.

SMMUSD board member Ben Allen.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Application Period Open For Ben Allen's Vacant SMMUSD Board Of Education Seat

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 9:49 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s Board of Education will be accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the board that was created when Ben Allen was elected to the 26th District state senate seat at the Nov. 4 election.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board Appoints Two New District Administrators

Posted Nov. 23, 2014, 9:31 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved the appointment Dr. Mark Kelly as the new Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Student Services and Bertha Roman as the new Director of Educational Technology for 2014-15.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Community Challenged To Raise Funds To Match $100,000 Contribution

Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:31 am

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. earlier this month announced that it is challenging the Santa Monica and Malibu communities to raise funds to match its $100,000 contribution to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF).

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Roosevelt Elementary School To Rally To Reduce Waste This Friday

Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:29 am

For the first time in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District history, students at Roosevelt Elementary School are up to the challenge to reduce their lunchtime waste. They're kicking off their participation in Grades of Green's Trash-Free Lunch Challenge this Friday, now in its fourth year, with a "Prep Rally" to motivate and inspire students to make a positive impact on their environment.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Financial Oversight Committee Accepting Applications

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:29 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s Financial Oversight Committee (FOC) is seeking qualified candidates who will bring a depth of business and/or financial expertise to the committee.

Phoebe Benun (center), a second grader at Franklin Elementary, poses and smiles with her parents, Sue and Robert Benun, after Christina Garden's second grade class held a theatrical informance in front of parents on Nov. 13.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Santa Monica-Malibu 'Informances' Provide Interactive Learning

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:21 am

After weeks of learning rhythm and movement, acting and singing, and several mediums of visual arts, students in transitional kindergarten through second grade at five Santa Monica-Malibu Unified elementary schools will showcase what they’ve learned in a special "informance," an integrative learning experience for both parents and their children.

News, City Council, Election, Santa Monica, Smc, Smmusd

Santa Monica Local Election Results Hold As Provisional Votes Tallied

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 9:19 am

With thousands of provisional votes now part of the official count from the Nov. 4 election, it appears that all local results will hold in the races for Santa Monica City Council, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education, and Santa Monica College Board of Trustees.

Malibu, Opinion, Letters To The Editor, Election, Santa Monica, Smmusd, Politics

Letter To The Editor: Plea For Decency & Transparency Following SMMUSD Election

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:34 am

Dear Editor, The elections are over, people are assessing failures and successes and preparing to move on. Before we do, let’s ask ourselves: In this age of rampant dirty politics how much of our integrity are we willing to sacrifice to win?

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