Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 9:02 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting this Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 4 pm at the district office: 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404.
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:16 am
The Santa Monica Mirror, in collaboration with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, will present election forums on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 10:06 am
The Santa Monica Mirror, along with the the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to present Santa Monica election forums on Tuesday, Oct. 21 and Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:28 am
Hundreds of students and parents are expected to attend the 28th annual Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District College Fair at Santa Monica High School this Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 8:57 am
An eighth-grader at Malibu Middle School was suspended for threats he allegedly made against other students, a sheriff's sergeant confirmed Tuesday.
Posted Oct. 5, 2014, 9:42 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers Association, Education Workers of SEIU Local 99, Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights, and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor are endorsing Ralph Mechur, Oscar de la Torre, Laurie Lieberman, and Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education.
Posted Sep. 30, 2014, 9:43 am
A District-wide survey released by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is reporting that parents of students participating in Special Education programs are pleased with ongoing student improvement, teacher relationships and parent involvement opportunities.
Posted Sep. 30, 2014, 9:29 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) students and staff are getting out their bikes, scooters, skateboards and walking shoes in preparation for Bike It! Walk It! Week next Monday through Friday, Oct. 7-10.
Posted Sep. 23, 2014, 7:36 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu School District has announced that more than 400 Advanced Placement (AP) students at Malibu High and Santa Monica High schools have received AP Scholar awards, according to data recently received from the College Board.
Posted Sep. 18, 2014, 8:52 am
Not immune to the memorable awareness the recent ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has brought to the charity, the Grant Elementary School Student Council recently came up with its own spin on the challenge in celebration of the first Spirit Day of the school year.
Posted Sep. 3, 2014, 9:25 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education meeting on Thursday, Oct. 2 will be relocated to the district office at 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica. The district said the change was due to construction scheduled for the Malibu City Council Chambers.
Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:38 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, in association with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), is asking all parents to participate in a Parent Engagement Survey launching this Thursday, Sept. 4.
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:24 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu School District has welcomed 13 new administrators have joined the ranks as principals, assistant principals and directors across nine schools within the District.
Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:23 am
Applications are being accepted for independent music contractors to provide semi-private music lessons to students’ grades 4 through 12 in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District schools.
Posted Aug. 22, 2014, 9:06 am
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a letter last week to the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) stating it is currently meeting federal guidelines to ensure the public health of primary and secondary school students in Malibu.
Posted Aug. 16, 2014, 6:00 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Board of Education on Wednesday approved the appointment Chris Regan as the new Assistant Principal overseeing Malibu Middle School, Dr. Yusuf Allahjah as the new Assistant Principal of John Adams Middle School, Dr. Ashley Benjamin as the new Assistant Principal at Franklin Elementary School, and Lynda Holeva as the new Assistant Principal at Will Rogers Learning Community / BTSA Coordinator for 2014-15.
Posted Aug. 16, 2014, 6:00 am
As the first day of school approaches, EPA officials issued a letter dated Aug.14 formally validating the District’s environmental testing program, noting that, “The District is meeting EPA national guidelines to protect public health from PCBs in schools by addressing the human exposure pathways of greatest concern, namely air, dust and soil.”
Posted Aug. 8, 2014, 9:31 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District received a letter from PEER, a Washington D.C.-based environmental advocacy group, asserting that the District has threatened that teachers will be terminated if they refuse to occupy classrooms containing toxic compounds.
Posted Aug. 7, 2014, 8:48 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District sold the first series of bonds from the Measure ES Bond authorization near historic low interest rates on July 29, 2014.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:20 am
After a successful meeting in San Francisco regarding the sale of the district’s first series of Measure “ES” bonds, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has maintained its impressive bond rating of ‘Aa1’ and ‘AA’ from rating agencies, Moody’s Investor Service and Standard & Poor’s, respectively.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:16 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District announced on Wednesday its policy for 2014-15 for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program.
Posted Jul. 25, 2014, 8:49 am
Two groups urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week to reject a plan reportedly offered by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) to maintain a 15-year status quo after a new round of testing purportedly revealed “illegal levels of a toxic compound dramatically higher than previously reported” at district-operated schools in Malibu.
Posted Jul. 6, 2014, 9:30 am
Want to serve on the Santa Monica City Council? Or maybe the Rent Control Board, Santa Monica College Board of Trustees, or Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education?
Posted Jul. 6, 2014, 9:27 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is currently accepting applications for openings on its district advisory committees (DACs).
Posted Jul. 2, 2014, 9:16 am
Hector Medrano and John Misustin have joined Santa Monica High School as new House Principals. The pair's appointment was approved at the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District board meeting on June 25.