News and Announcements

Counselor Connect

Counselors will be available for students to drop in and ask the counselors questions every Wednesday from 2:00-2:30.

Menu - Week of January 11th

Click on the headline to download the weekly menu. PLEASE NOTE: Because there is a federal holiday next Monday (January 18th for Martin Luther King's birthday), it will be a non-serving day. We will offer additional meals this Wednesday and Friday to compensate for the the loss of the following Monday's meal service. On Wednesday (January 13th), there will be EIGHT meals in the bag. On Friday (January 15th), there will be NINE meals in the bag.

Menu for the Week of January 4th

Welcome back! We hope everyone had a wonderful Winter Break! Meal distribution resumes on Monday, January 4th. Click on the headline to download the menu for the week. (REMINDER: We have started construction on the Marguerita School campus, so meals will no longer be distributed at that site. We recommend families go to Northrup School instead.)

SSC Meeting **Click Here**

Please join us for our next School Site Council Meeting on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 1:30pm. Click on the headline for more information.

Happy Holidays to our AUSD Families

Please click on the headline to read a holiday message from Superintendent Denise Jaramillo. This message was sent earlier to all AUSD families (via a Blackboard Connect email). In case you didn't receive it, you may access it here.

Winter Break (December 21st - January 1st)

All AUSD school sites and most departments will be closed December 21st through January 1st for Winter Break. During this time, please check the district website (www.ausd.us) or the district's social media platforms (@alhambrausd on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) for updates and information. If there are any urgent announcements, they will also be sent out through a Blackboard Connect message. We hope everyone will have a restful and enjoyable winter break. The district will re-open on Monday, January 4th.

Alternate Income Form (PARENTS: PLEASE CLICK ON HEADLINE & COMPLETE BY 12/31/20!)

Alhambra Unified School District is participating in a special meal program, Seamless Summer Option, during the 2020-2021 school year. Families continue to receive breakfast, lunch, and supper at NO COST. We do require that families complete the "Alternate Income Form" for additional District funding that supports our students. You only need to complete one form per family. Include all members of your house in the household count and select the household income range. (PLEASE CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO ACCESS THE LINK TO THE FORM & INFORMATIONAL FLYER IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES.) Help your child's teacher earn some additional classroom supply funds. All classroom teachers who have at least 90% of their families complete the form will share $5,000 in classroom supply funds! What an amazing New Year's gift that would be!

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It's a Wonderful Life, the radio play, is based on the Frank Capra, classic, holiday film. It is the story of how one person comes to understand that our lives are important and have meaning...that each of us affects so many others.
It streams starting on December 18 at 7pm, through December 20 at 7pm.

Gr. 6-12: Anti-Vaping PSA Contest

Attention gr. 6-12 students: Would you and your friends like to make a Public Service Announcement (PSA) about the dangers of vaping? Please click on the headline for further details and get your submissions in by December 18th at 5:00pm.

Menu - Week of December 14th

Click on the headline to download our menu for the week of December 14th, along with some reminders about Friday, December 18th (high school pupil-free day & Winter Break "Extra Eats" box).

Student Behavior Webinar Series

Our Moor Field team is hosting a series of important webinars, which will continue through December. They are open to all AUSD families. Click on the headline to download a copy of the flyer (along with translations in Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese).

Please RSVP to Mr. Ortega at ortega_michael@ausd.us to receive the Zoom link.

THE SHOW MUST GO ON(line)!

Please support MKHS' Winter Theatre production. Only $5 per ticket. Tickets are on sale now, and the production will be available to stream December 18th through the 20th.

Purchase tickets by clicking on our headline.

Congratulations to our October Game Changers!

Congratulations to Serena Weng (School Community Coordinator at Granada School) & Michael Hillman (5th Grade Teacher at Brightwood School). 🥳👏🎉

Do you know an AUSD employee who should be named a Game Changer? Anyone can nominate an employee who goes "Above & Beyond" by clicking on the headline. Select one of the two badges and then fill out the short nomination form. Employees who receive one of the recognition badges are eligible to be selected as a Game Changer and receive $100 from First Credit Union.

Next deadline is November 20th!

SSC Meeting **Click Here**

Our next School Site Council Meeting will be on Thursday, December 3, 2020 @ 1:30pm. Please click on the headline for more information.

Alliance and FARMS

MEALS FOR STUDENTS! F.A.R.M.S, also known as Free and Reduced Meals for Students, is a student-led organization with a mission of ensuring students are fed and well-nourished. On November 21st, we are hosting a Thanksgiving food drive with the Asian Youth Center with a projected number of 200 families. Our small organization needs the community’s help in collecting enough funding, donations, and resources to provide meals for everyone. In addition, we are raffling off meal tickets to 50 Mark Keppel families. If you are interested in helping F.A.R.M.S or receiving a free meal, check out our Instagram @AUSD_F.A.R.M.S or email us at freeandreducedmealsforstudents@gmail.com. Thank you!
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