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Celebrations & Observances

Honoring Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta is a co-founder of the United Farm Workers Association and is one of the most influential labor activists of the 20th century as well as a leader of the Chicano civil rights movement.

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School of the Week Highlights

Tier 1 Support in Action

Miss Jenny, the social worker at James Foster Elementary School, has been working with students on a project called "Pinwheels for Peace."

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Santa Clarita Elementary School is Learning Something New Every Day

This week we are showcasing Santa Clarita Elementary School.

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Santa Clarita Elementary School Celebrates Cultural Celebrations

This week we are showcasing Santa Clarita Elementary School.

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Santa Clarita Elementary School Student Leadership

This week we are showcasing Santa Clarita Elementary School.

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Plum Canyon Elementary School

We are excited to highlight Plum Canyon Elementary School.

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Plum Canyon Elementary School School-Wide Expectations

Plum Canyon kicking off our school-wide expectations and showing our pride (positivity, respect, integrity, determination, and excellence).

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Plum Canyon Elementary School Celebrates Walk to School Day

Plum Canyon focused on physical health as we celebrated Walk to School Day with our special mascot, Midnight!

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Plum Canyon Elementary School Learns About The Constitution

Plum Canyon students learn about the constitution at all levels and all around the campus.

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Plum Canyon Elementary School Honors 9/11

We honor those that gave it all during 9/11 as well as those that give it all for our community every day!

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Highlands Elementary

It's a great new year to be a Highlands Hawk!

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Awards & Recognitions

SUSD Teacher of the Year

The governing board and cabinet of the Saugus Union School District wishes to congratulate Tina Macabitas for being selected as the district's Teacher of the Year!

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Artistic Achievement Award

At the governing board meeting on March 12, 2024, one student from each school site was awarded the artistic achievement award.

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Caring Student Award

At the governing board meeting on February 27, 2024, we awarded one student from each school site the "Caring Student" award.

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Dr. Joan Lucid Award Recipient

The Saugus Union School District will be announcing this year's recipient of the Dr. Joan Lucid Leadership and Service Award at the August 29, 2023, governing board meeting.

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District Announcements

Saugus Union School District Application for Asset Management Advisory Committee

The Saugus Union School District (“district”) is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on the district’s Asset Management Advisory Committee (“committee”).

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Charles Helmers Elementary School Recognized As A Model Professional Learning Community At Work ®

Charles Helmers Elementary School is part of the Saugus Union School District (SUSD) and is now one of 23 California schools and one of about 600 schools and districts in the United States and Canada to receive this honor.

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After-School Childcare for the 2024–2025 School Year

Families interested in submitting a contract for the 2024-2025 Child Development Program may submit a contract beginning Monday, March 4, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

Description 2024–2025 After-School Childcare Programs flyer

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Open Enrollment Transfers for the 2024–2025 School Year

All school sites, with the exception of Plum Canyon, are open to transfers/open enrollment for the 2024–2025 school year.

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SUSD Hosts Frank Discussion on Bullying, Language

Saugus Union School District Superintendent Dr. Colleen Hawkins shared a series of earnest conversations she had with local fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students in a board presentation that drew praise from board members who appreciated the dialogue they considered important.

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