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News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Late Meeting Start Announced for Wednesday

Posted Aug. 8, 2016, 11:54 am

Later Start Time For Board Of Education Open Session: August 10, 2016 The public portion of the SMMUSD Board of Education Meeting on August 10, 2016, will begin at 6 p.m., instead of 5:30 p.m.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd, The Smmusd Board Of Education

SMMUSD Meetings Today: Board and Superintendent Search

Posted Jun. 16, 2016, 9:42 am

The SMMUSD Board of Education will hold a special meeting today as well as an open meeting so the community can have a say on the recruitment of a new superintendent.

MHS

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Letter to Parents on Summer Spend

Posted Jun. 10, 2016, 1:41 pm

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is beginning major facility improvements at both Malibu High School (MHS) and Juan Cabrillo Elementary School (JCES) this summer. The work is funded through Measures BB and ES.

Sandra Lyon

News, Smmusd, Lyon

SMMUSD Superintendent Lyon to Leave Post for Palm Springs

Posted May. 2, 2016, 11:33 am

Superintendent Sandra Lyon, who has served as superintendent of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District since 2011, announced her plans to leave SMMUSD for the superintendent position of the Palm Springs Unified School District, effective July 1, 2016.

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News, Schools, Smmusd

SMMUSD’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition

Posted Apr. 29, 2016, 12:11 pm

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) has been honored with the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.

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News, Santa Monica, Schools, Smmusd, Equity Review

SMMUSD Equity Review Meeting Thursday

Posted Apr. 6, 2016, 11:05 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 4 pm in the Santa Monica High School cafeteria for a presentation on the district wide findings of the recent equity review.

Malibu Schools Drain $8 Million From SMMUSD In Legal Fees

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Schools, Smmusd

Malibu Schools Drain $8 Million From SMMUSD In Legal Fees

Posted Mar. 4, 2016, 10:04 am

Proponents of legal action against Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) rallied Tuesday night to gather information and garner further support on a federal law suit scheduled for May that has mounting monetary implications for the entire school district.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board of Education Special Board Meeting Thursday

Posted Jan. 4, 2016, 9:27 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 4 pm at the district office: 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd, Smmef

Kaiser Permanente Gifts Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation $25,000

Posted Dec. 23, 2015, 9:49 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) has received a gift of $25,000 from Kaiser Permanente to fund innovative programs at Santa Monica-Malibu public schools. With this gift, Kaiser Permanente joins SMMEF’s growing Corporate Partners program.

Santa Monica High School students Amy Amatya, Jack Antich, and Glennon Davalos-Stanton joined 673 exceptional high schoolers from across the nation in one four National Association for Music Education ensembles.

News, Samohi, Music, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Trio Of Samohi Students Selected To Join Elite National Honors Ensembles

Posted Dec. 21, 2015, 7:10 am

Three Santa Monica High School music students hit a high note when after years of dedicated practice and passion, they were selected from among thousands of students nationwide to perform with the 2015 National Association for Music Education (NAFME) All-National Honor Ensembles.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Warns Residents Of Fraudulent Door-To-Door Fundraising

Posted Dec. 18, 2015, 9:30 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District sent the following alert to parents and staff Friday morning at 9 am.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Presents Holiday Visual, Performing Arts Events

Posted Dec. 14, 2015, 9:37 am

Visual and performing arts programs in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District schedule a number of concerts and events throughout the holiday season that are open to the public at little or no cost.

Laurie Lieberman.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Laurie Lieberman Re-Elected SMMUSD Board Of Education President

Posted Dec. 12, 2015, 10:06 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education re-elected Laurie Lieberman as Board President at its annual organization meeting, Dec. 10, 2015. The Board elected Ralph Mechur as Vice President.

Waltz of the Flowers scene from Westside Ballet's abbreviated Nutcracker performance for Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District students on December 2, 2015 at The Broad Stage at Santa Monica-Malibu Performing Arts Center.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Students Treated To Free Performance Of "The Nutcracker"

Posted Dec. 10, 2015, 9:29 am

Approximately 500 4th and 5th graders from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District were treated to an abbreviated performance of Westside Ballet of Santa Monica’s “The Nutcracker” on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

 JAMS mock trial students following a recent competition.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, John Adams Middle School, Smmusd

JAMS, Samohi Mock Trial Teams Fare Well In County-Wide Competition

Posted Dec. 8, 2015, 10:08 am

Hard work and determination paid off for John Adams Middle School students participating on the mock trial team finishing in the top 12 of 52 teams, in a recent County-wide competition sponsored by the Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF).

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Saves Local Taxpayers More Than $4.2 Million

Posted Nov. 18, 2015, 11:23 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District recently locked in savings of more than $4.2 million for local taxpayers by refinancing Measure BB bonds approved by voters in 2006.

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SMMUSD Superintendent Sandra Lyon Addresses PCB Removal Activities

Posted Nov. 8, 2015, 8:12 am

Dear Parents and Staff, I was recently made aware of vandalism at Malibu High School (MHS) and Juan Cabrillo Elementary School (JCES). Repaired building materials were damaged in areas where remediation work in connection with polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) removal activities was completed over the summer 2015 school break.

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News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Asks Sheriff's Dept. To Investigate Parent Who Took Window Caulk Samples

Posted Nov. 5, 2015, 10:55 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District asked the sheriff's department to investigate the actions of a parent who took samples of window caulk from various classrooms that were tested to show high levels of cancer-causing chemicals, it was reported today.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board of Education Calls Special Meeting For Thursday Oct. 22

Posted Oct. 16, 2015, 4:09 pm

The SMMUSD Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 8:30 am to 2 pm.

Latest news from the Santa Monica Robotics Team!

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Santa Monica Students Gain 21st Century Tech Skills As SMMUSD’s First-Ever Robotics Team Launches

Posted Oct. 14, 2015, 10:04 am

This fall, a team of SMMUSD student robotics enthusiasts will put their engineering skills to the test as they compete for a spot in the worldwide FIRST® Tech Challenge championship.

Steven Massetti.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Announces New Bond Program Manager Consultant

Posted Oct. 7, 2015, 10:08 am

The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the hiring of Massetti Consulting, LLC, as the new bond program manager consulting firm at its July 15, 2015 regular meeting. The contract became effective on Sept. 1, 2015.

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News, Music, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Accepting Applications For Independent Contractors For Semi-Private Music Lessons

Posted Aug. 22, 2015, 8:35 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is currently accepting applications for independent music contractors to provide semi-private music lessons in strings, winds and voice, to students in 4th through 12th grades.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Board's Tuesday Meeting Times Slightly Tweaked

Posted Aug. 10, 2015, 10:00 am

The public portion of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 12 will begin at 6 pm, instead of 5:30 pm.

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News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Bond Oversight Committee Accepting Applications

Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 9:03 am

There is currently one vacancy in the category “citizen active in a bona-fide taxpayers association” on the SMMUSD Prop 39 Bond Oversight Committee.

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.

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