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Ruby Bridges Students Break Out into Video Games (12/18/2014)
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Innovative afterschool class supports math skills, collaboration, creativity

A dozen 5th graders are seated in a dark classroom at Ruby Bridges Elementary School, watching a video game projected on a screen behind 4th grade teacher J... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 12/18/14

Franklin Community Celebrates "Ability Awareness" (12/15/2014)
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Trooper Johnson is playing basketball against two Franklin Elementary School third graders. They deftly pass the ball over his head. He easily scoops it from the air with one hand. Then he dribbles the ball, spins in a circle, and charges the net.... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 12/15/14

AUSD Schools to Re-Open Friday, December 12, 2014 (12/11/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Issued By:        

Interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge, Ed.D., (510) 337-7060 and

Board President Barbara Kahn (510) 337-7187

 

Alameda, Calif. &ndas... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 12/11/14

AUSD Schools to be Closed December 11, 2014 (12/10/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:         Interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge, Ed.D., (510) 337-7060 and

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Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 12/10/14

AUSD Announces Streamlined Process for Measure H Refunds (11/21/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:         Interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge (510) 337-7060 and

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Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 11/21/14

In Spirit of Thanksgiving, AUSD Students Give to the Community (11/21/2104)
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Part of our mission at Alameda Unified School District is to prepare our students to become "responsible citizens." And part of responsible citizenry, we believe, is caring for others in our community. As we approach Thanksgiving, we wan... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 11/21/14

AUSD's Passing Rate on Exit Exam Remains Higher than County, State (11/13/2014)
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The percentage of 10th graders who passed the high school exit exam in Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) remained fairly steady last year and continues to be higher than the passing rate of both the county and state, data released by the Cali... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 11/13/14

Election Results: Voters Approve AUSD Facilities Bond, New Board Members (11/5/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:    Interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge  (510) 337-7060 and

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Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 11/5/14

Encinal High Students Reflect on Forgiveness (10/31/2014)
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Imagine a neo-Nazi with tattoos and a Mohawk haircut beat you senseless when you were 13 and then left you to die in an alley. Imagine that this man — and a dozen of his friends — targeted you solely because you were gay... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/31/14

AUSD Hires New Chief Human Resources Officer (10/29/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Issued By:        

Interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge  (510) 337-7060 and

Board President Margie Sherratt (510) 337-7187      ... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/29/14

AUSD Green Schools Program Wins Golden Bell Award (10/22/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:         Interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge  (510) 337-7060 and

              ... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/22/14

Maya Lin School Students Meet the Real Maya Lin (10/20/2014)
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Maya Lin Students Meet the Real Maya Lin

Renowned designer advises 5th graders on

academics, creativity, and  finding voice

 

Forty 5th-grade students sit around a small woman who is dressed casually in jeans, a button-down ... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/19/14

Wilma Chan Donates to Island High Basketball Team (10/16/2014)
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Wilma Chan Donates $6000 to Island High Basketball Team

Funds to help make up for grant loss this year

 

Thurs. October 16, 2014 — Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan presented a $6000 check to Island High School today to help... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/16/14

EHS to Forfeit Island Bowl (9/30/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:         Interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge, Ed.D., (510) 337-7060 and

               &n... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 9/30/14

School Supply Drive Provides Backpacks to 1000 Alameda Children (9/9/2014)
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More than 1000 homeless and low-income students in the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) received backpacks at the start of school this year, a full 20 percent more than when the Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) started this program just ... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 9/9/14

Interim Superintendent's Back to School Letter (8/25/2014)
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Interim Superintendent's Letter

 

August 25, 2014

 

I'd like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to the Alameda community. My name is Sean McPhetridge, and I am serving as the interim superintendent for Alame... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 8/25/14

2014-2015 Measure A Oversight Committee Applications Now Available
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2014-2015 Measure A Oversight Committee Applications

Now Available

 

The Alameda Unified School District is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Measure A Oversight Committee.

 

Measure A, a parcel tax passed by ... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 8/22/14

Board of Education Appoints Interim Superintendent (8/13/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Issued By:         Assistant Superintendent Barbara E. Adams (510) 337-7063

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Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 8/13/14

Board of Education to Vote on Interim Superintendent (8/7/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:         Acting Superintendent Barbara E. Adams (510) 337-7063

                ... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 8/7/14

AUSD to Place Bond on Ballot in November (7/1/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:           Superintendent Kirsten Vital (510) 337-7060 and

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Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 7/2/14

Superintendent Vital to Leave AUSD (6/20/2014)
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Issued By:       Superintendent Kirsten Vital (510) 337-7060 and

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Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 6/23/14

2013-2014: A Year of Accomplishments! (6/12/2014)
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June 12, 2014

Dear Community,

It is unbelievable to me how quickly this year has passed — and what an amazingly full year we have had! Once again, our district, our schools, our teachers, and our students have accomplished so much. I a... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 6/12/14

Deadline for Applications for Measure A Exemptions Approaching (6/09/2014)
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Alameda, CA Thursday, June 9, 2014 – The deadline to file for an exemption from the Alameda Unified School District’s Measure A parcel tax is June 30, 2014. Under the terms of the ballot measure, the school district can grant two types... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 6/9/14

Class of 2014 Heads Off to College, Military, Jobs (6/5/2014)
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Community Bulletin

Class of 2014 Heads Off to College, Military, Jobs

Congratulations to our graduates!

As hundreds of seniors across Alameda Unified School District prepare for the end of their school year – and the conclusion of... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 6/5/14

How AUSD is Fiscally Responsible (5/30/2014)
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May 30, 2014

Dear Community,

On occasion, I hear comments from community members suggesting our school district mismanages its finances.  Such comments pain me, because since I arrived in Alameda in 2009, we have worked diligently to ti... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 6/3/14

LMS Bands Play Up a Storm (5/28/2014)
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AUSD Community Bulletin

Lincoln Middle School Bands Play Up a Storm

 

 

When Tyra Ingram Cable was in 5th grade in a small town in Alabama, the local high school's band director brought instruments for all the kids in her... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 5/28/14

Henry Haight Elementary School Receives Prestigious Title 1 Award (05/16/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By:       Superintendent Kirsten Vital (510) 337-7060 and

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Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 5/16/14

AUSD Graduation Rates Remain Higher Than County, State (05/14/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By: Superintendent Kirsten Vital (510) 337-7060 and              

            &n... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 5/14/14

AUSD Students Win Awards for Anti-Smoking PSAs (5/6/2014)
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Community Bulletin

AUSD Students Win Awards for Anti-Smoking PSAs

A dozen high school students from Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) won awards from the Alameda County of Education (ACOE) last month for photographs and video they devel... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 5/6/14

Edison Elementary Recognized as Distinguished School (5/5/2014)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Issued By: Superintendent Kirsten Vital (510) 337-7060 and

                        Board President Marg... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 5/5/14

AUSD Announces 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year (5/1/2014)
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AHS Teacher Michael Lamb honored for dedication to students and colleagues

 

Alameda, Calif. – Thursday May 1, 2014 – Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) is delighted to announce its Teacher of the Year for 2013... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 5/1/14

An Update on the Facilities Master Plan (4/21/2014)
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Superintendent's Letter to the Community

April 21, 2014

 

Dear community,

 

Over the last few months, you’ve received a number of communications from the District Office about the Facilities Master Plan and the p... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 4/21/14

Not to be Missed! AEF’s Salute to Education (4/17/2014)
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Annual celebration honors innovative programs in the community’s public schools

What do the science program at Earhart Elementary School, a mini-farm at Haight Elementary School, a school choir at Maya Lin, a “go green&rdq... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 4/17/14

FAQ on Proposed Agreement Between AUSD, City, and the Housing Authority (3/14/2014)
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FAQ on the AUSD, City, Housing Authority Proposal

 

What are the terms of the agreement?

Under the proposed agreement, Alameda Unified School District (AUSD), the City of Alameda (City), and the Alameda Housing Authority wi... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 3/14/14

This Teacher Writes Books (October 25, 2013)
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AUSD Community Bulletin

This Teacher Writes Books

Ellen Mulholland writes about love, life, and ordinary kids

Born and raised in San Bernadino, California, Ellen Mullholland earned her degree in Journalism and English Literature at USC an... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/25/13

Helping AUSD's Homeless Students (October 17, 2013)
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“I Love Them Knowing That Somebody Cares”
Vickie R. Smith and AUSD’s Homeless Children

     Looking at the headline of this article, you may be surprised to learn that Alameda even has homeless students. A... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/17/13

AUSD School Lunches, Breakfasts Get Extreme Makeover (October 7, 2013)
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AUSD School Lunches, Breakfasts Get Extreme Makeover

Fresh, locally grown produce coming soon to a school near you

     Rafaelita Curva, AUSD’s new director of Food and Nutrition Services, first knew she wanted to i... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 10/11/13

Local Support Group Empowers Parents of Children with Special Needs (September 11, 2013)
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Parents of special needs children can often feel alone. No one else – and no one else’s children – it seems, are coping with the things they’re coping with.  Loved ones and strangers alike can be judgmental – eve... Continue
Posted by: Susan Davis
Published: 9/11/13