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.
Posted Jul. 1, 2014, 9:23 am
Known in the Santa Monica education community as a man of action, Greg Coote passed away on June 27 at the age of 72. Without hesitation, he stepped up at a time when his school community needed him.
Posted Jun. 23, 2014, 1:28 pm
Board Member Nimish Patel announced on June 23 he is not seeking re-election to the SMMUSD board this November.
Posted Jun. 21, 2014, 7:03 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District announced three new administrative appointments this week.
Posted Jun. 18, 2014, 9:41 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, June 19.
Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am
CityTV’s live call-in program “It’s Your Call” will feature Sandra Lyon, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Superintendent on Thursday, May 29 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on cable channel 16.
Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am
A Youth Well-Being workshop will be held June 1 at Virginia Avenue Park and highlights the report from the Cradle to Career (SMC2C) initiative.
Posted May. 19, 2014, 8:01 pm
The Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Susan Yakich as the new Principal of McKinley Elementary School.
Posted May. 17, 2014, 8:00 am
The school district is launching a Special Education Satisfaction Survey on May 19.
Posted May. 10, 2014, 9:15 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s Financial Oversight Committee (FOC) is seeking qualified candidates who will bring a depth of business and/or financial expertise to the committee.
Posted May. 6, 2014, 8:59 am
Four schools in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District have been named among the 424 public elementary schools to receive the CA Distinguished School honor for 2014.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 9:11 am
The Pacific Park at the Santa Monica Pier has always been a great place for kids to enjoy rides, mid-way games and food treats like cotton candy and popcorn, but on Sunday, April 27 it was the adults, along with kids of all ages, who were entertained and feted -- with champagne and delectable grown-up hors d’ oeuvres -- at the inaugural Pier Party, a fundraiser for Santa Monica public schools.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 8:56 am
The California Department of Education has released new graduation rate data for the Class of 2013. The rate for SMMUSD’s Class of 2013 climbed to a remarkable 93.5 percent.
Posted Apr. 29, 2014, 9:27 am
The Santa Monica College Faculty Association, the professional union for the faculty members at Santa Monica College, donated $5,000 to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation at its Pier Party on Sunday.
Posted Apr. 8, 2014, 9:01 am
I regret that my statements issued on Friday have been misconstrued by many people reacting through social media and the press.
Posted Apr. 5, 2014, 8:39 am
In accordance with the Senior Exemption provision of the Measure R Parcel Tax, the 2014-15 forms are being mailed and are due to be returned/postmarked by June 30, 2014.
Posted Mar. 25, 2014, 9:31 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is seeking critical feedback through a Technology Access and Use Survey launching Thursday, March 20.
Posted Mar. 22, 2014, 6:00 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, March 26 at 4 pm.
Posted Feb. 25, 2014, 8:51 am
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on Tuesday said military operations may explain the contaminated soils found on campus during a 2011 environmental assessment and soil removal project at Malibu Middle and High Schools and Juan Cabrillo Elementary School.
Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:45 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will continue its 65th Annual Stairway of Stars concert series this Tuesday and Thursday nights at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.