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Stefanie Suffolk.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd, Lincoln Middle School

New Assistant Principal Appointed At Lincoln Middle School

Posted Jun. 30, 2015, 9:23 am

The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the appointment of Stefanie Suffolk as the new assistant principal of Lincoln Middle School at its special meeting on Monday.

Patrick Miller.

News, Malibu, Smmusd

New Assistant Principal Appointed For Malibu High School (For Malibu Middle School)

Posted Jun. 30, 2015, 9:20 am

The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the appointment of Patrick Miller as the new assistant principal of Malibu High School working with the middle school program at its special meeting on Monday.

Brandon Gallagher

News, Malibu, Smmusd

From Hawaii To Malibu High School, New Principal Appointed

Posted Jun. 30, 2015, 9:18 am

The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Brandon Gallagher as the new principal of Malibu High School at its special meeting on Monday.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board To Adopt Local Control Accountability Plan At Special Meeting

Posted Jun. 28, 2015, 9:46 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting this Monday at 4:30 pm at the district office, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica.

Olympic High School celebrated the graduation of its 36 seniors at a ceremony June 3 at Casa del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd, Olympic High School

18 Olympic High School Graduates Awarded Scholarships At Graduation Ceremony

Posted Jun. 26, 2015, 9:31 am

Olympic High School celebrated the graduation of its 36 seniors at a ceremony June 3 at Casa del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica.

Jezelle Fullwood has been appointed the new principal of Grant Elementary School.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd, Grant Elementary

Meet Grant Elementary School's New Principal Jezelle Fullwood

Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 8:28 am

Grant Elementary School in Santa Monica has a new principal: Jezelle Fullwood, a California native who has served in various school districts in and around Los Angeles County for nearly 20 years.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board Of Education Accepting Applications For District Advisory Committees

Posted Jun. 24, 2015, 9:48 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education is currently accepting applications for openings on its district advisory committees (DACs).

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board Meeting To Begin One Hour Later Than Normal On Wednesday

Posted Jun. 22, 2015, 9:47 am

The public portion of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, will begin at 6:30 pm, instead of 5:30 pm.

 Florence Culpepper.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd, Lincoln Middle School

New Lincoln Middle School Principal Appointed

Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:50 am

Santa Monica High School house principal Florence Culpepper has been promoted to new principal of Lincoln Middle School, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has announced.

 Pam Kazee.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Pamela Kazee Appointed New SMMUSD Director Of Special Education

Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:45 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has a new director of special education. The Board of Education appointed Pamela Kazee at its June 11 meeting.

In order to encourage seventh-graders at Lincoln Middle School to reflect on important decisions in their academic and personal futures, 350 students participated in interviews with professionals and community members on the theme, “What is a Worthwhile Life?” on May 27.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Seventh-Graders Connect Year-Long Learning, Engage In Thematic Interviews

Posted Jun. 7, 2015, 9:41 am

In order to encourage seventh-graders at Lincoln Middle School to reflect on important decisions in their academic and personal futures, 350 students participated in interviews with professionals and community members on the theme, “What is a Worthwhile Life?”

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board Of Education Special Board Meeting This Wednesday

Posted May. 26, 2015, 9:30 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, May 27, at 4 pm at the district office: 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica.

Anthony Fuller.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Olympic High School History/Science Teacher Promoted To Principal

Posted May. 24, 2015, 6:00 am

Olympic High School has a new principal - Anthony Fuller, a history and science teacher at the school since 2002.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

USC Capstone Events Coming To Santa Monica, Malibu

Posted May. 21, 2015, 9:01 am

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District teachers are excited about delivering differentiated curriculum and instruction in their classrooms. But, what does that really mean for students?

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Financial Oversight Committee Accepting Applications

Posted May. 16, 2015, 11:11 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.

Opinion, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Letter: Call To Action To Support SMMEF, Enriched Curriculum At Santa Monica Schools

Posted May. 10, 2015, 9:33 am

Dear Editor: Thanks to the district-wide fundraising by Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF), John Muir students and teachers have a breath of fresh air at our school: Classrooms are now staffed by Teacher and Aide; Teachers receive on-going professional training; and students receive specialized support in reading.

Lincoln Middle School won a California Gold Ribbon for an innovative program that improves student writing; pictured is the team involved in explaining and demonstrating the program to the state: (left to right) Sarah Blitz, 7th grade humanities; Marianna O’Brien, 8th grade science; Sara Greenfield, 7th grade humanities; Suzanne Webb, principal; Sharon Hart, 7th grade humanities and Gretchen Gies-McLaughlin, 8th grade English.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd, Lincoln Middle School

Lincoln Middle School Receives State's Highest Award For Academic Excellence

Posted May. 10, 2015, 9:30 am

Lincoln Middle School in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District was named this week as California Gold Ribbon School – the state’s highest award for academic excellence. Lincoln was selected for developing an innovative protocol that improves student writing by emphasizing teacher and parent collaboration, improved student feedback and providing targeted one-on-one conferences with students.

 Artwork and microgravity experiments created by Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District students will take a journey to the International Space Station after being selected as regional winners of the Mission 7 Student Spaceflights Experiments Program competition; eighth-grader Alisa Boardman of Lincoln Middle School, pictured here, is a winner of Mission 7 Patch Design contest.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Student Art Work, Experiments To Journey To International Space Station

Posted May. 9, 2015, 9:33 am

Artwork and microgravity experiments created by Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District students will take a journey to the International Space Station and back after being selected as regional winners of the Mission 7 Student Spaceflights Experiments Program (SSEP) competition, which seeks to inspire a new generation of American scientists.

Latest SMMUSD news.

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

An Open Letter To The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board Of Education

Posted Apr. 29, 2015, 10:01 am

Dear Editor, As members of the Malibu community, we are greatly troubled by the manner in which district officials have publicly addressed the enrollment decline in Malibu schools, characterizing the problem as "demographic."

Underage Parties: Event To Give Parents Glimpse.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd

Underage Parties: Santa Monica Mock Party Saturday To Give Parents Glimpse

Posted Apr. 24, 2015, 9:18 am

Local parents are invited to an event Saturday intended to educate about the current realities of underage drinking and drug use at house parties. Sponsored by the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) and City of Santa Monica and hosted by CLARE Foundation, the Westside Impact Project and Straight Up Reality Improv, in conjunction with the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD), the #ItsTooEasy Reality Party is a mock high school party where parents and other adults will get a glimpse into what can really go on at underage get-togethers.

John Robertson and Amy Salko-Robertson, owners of TREATS; Barb Wittels, Pedego Santa Monica; and Linda Greenberg, executive director of SMMEF.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation Raises $55K Thanks To Electric Bike

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 10:17 am

In a unique community collaboration, the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) partnered with Pedego Santa Monica and TREATS Frozen Yogurt and Dessert Bar to encourage donations supporting innovative programs in the Santa Monica-Malibu public schools.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Announces New Director Of Human Resources

Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 9:26 am

The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Suzanne Webb as the new director of human resources at its April 16, 2015 regular meeting.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Measure R Parcel Tax General Information, Senior Exemption Application

Posted Apr. 15, 2015, 9:11 am

In accordance with the Senior Exemption provision of the Measure R Parcel Tax, the 2015-16 forms are being mailed and are due to be returned/postmarked by June 30, 2015.

Latest SMMUSD news.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Education, Smmusd, Smmef

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation Electric Bike Winner Drawing Wednesday

Posted Apr. 13, 2015, 9:48 am

In a unique community collaboration, the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) has partnered with Pedego Santa Monica and TREATS Frozen Yogurt and Dessert Bar to encourage donations supporting innovative programs in the Santa Monica-Malibu public schools.

News, Health, Malibu, Courts, Smmusd

Citizen's Lawsuit Alleges PCB Contamination In Malibu Classrooms

Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 1:49 pm

A citizen's lawsuit filed today accuses Malibu school officials of violating the federal Toxic Substances Control Act by failing to decontaminate the city's combined elementary, middle and high school campuses of allegedly illegal levels of cancer-causing chemicals embedded in caulk and other building materials.

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