“We are more alike than we are different!” repeated Madison students after a prompt from Hardy Brown II in a morning assembly. The Footsteps to You travelling history exhibit, with curators Nikki Chambers and Hardy Brown II, provided primary sources to showcase unique artifacts that draw students together around similarities. CLICK THE HEADLINE FOR MORE!
National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 1–5, 2016, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. Click the headline to READ MORE!
Riverside Unified Joins Forces with Girls Who Code; The First-Ever Formal Partnership Between Girls Who Code and a School District. Riverside Unified School District announced today a partnership with Girls Who Code, the national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. The partnership between the school district and the non-profit will provide computer science education and real-world programing experience to girls through two free programs: the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program and the Girls Who Code Clubs Program. This is Girls Who Code’s first formal partnership with a school district in the country. Click the headline to READ MORE!
2016-2017 School Year Open Enrollment Intra and Inter-District Transfer Window will be from: January 11 – February 12, 2016
Recruitment for 2016 Dual Language Immersion Kindergarteners begins in December! The Dual Language Immersion program is offered at Castle View, Jefferson, Mt. View and Washington elementary schools and provides students the opportunity to become biliterate in Spanish and in English.
The district created the attached form for parents to opt out of the mandate. Please return your opt-out form to the guidance office no later than Monday, December 14. Please see your school counselor if you have any questions. To retrieve the opt out form, click headline.
RUSD students in grades 5-12 will participate in the annual Gallup Student Poll again this year beginning September 28th through the end of October. This survey measures student academic and life success - Hope, Engagement, Entrepreneurial Aspirations, and Career/Financial Literacy - through a short 10-15 minute, 24 question, anonymous online survey.
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. (Click the headline for more!)
Riverside Unified School District’s (RUSD) Lake Mathews Elementary School is garnering national attention as a result of its recent announcement as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.
On September 8, 2015 in an historic event, Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) partnership agreement with both University of California, Riverside (UCR) and Riverside City College (RCC), signifying strategic partnerships designed to expand educational opportunities available for students in Riverside. (click the headline above to read more)