AUSD Extends Library Hours for Summer Reading
Azusa Unified School District is encouraging summer reading by offering special library hours from 9 – 11:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday, now until July 6. Libraries are open at Gladstone Street, Dalton, Paramount and Valleydale elementary schools as well as Foothill Middle School. All AUSD students are welcome to visit any library and check out books, regardless of the school they attend. Libraries will offer new titles, reading activities, guest readers and more.
Today’s readers are tomorrow’s leaders!
Rick Barsh Named Teacher of the Year
Azusa Unified School District named history teacher Rick Barsh as the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year for his ability to challenge his brightest students, support those who are struggling and create strong relationships with all students to propel them to success. Congratulations!
Lee School Hosts 2 1st Time Parent Events
At the end of April and beginning of May with the inspiration of bringing the community together, Lee Elementary held their first ever "Donuts with Dads" and "Muffins with Moms" events. With an amazingly successful turnout, students and parents were able to spend quality time together before school started. Teachers, Parent Volunteers, Classified Staff and the Librarian all helped make it successful, and even Lee Principal, Karen Aristizabal joined to serve the healthy treats that the Nutrition Services staff provided to all. The morning menu included scones, yogurt parfaits, fruit cocktail, coffee, juice and milk. Gavenia coffee was donated by Melina Sanchez from Nutritional Services.
GHS Dance Team Wins Big in Las Vegas!
The Gladstone High School Dance Team, under the direction of Marvin Herbert recently travelled to Las Vegas, NV to compete in the SHARP International Dance Competition. Their performances earned the following awards: Boys Hip Hop 2nd place, Girls Hip Hop 1st place, Pom Dance 1st place and Military 1st place. The team were named Division Winners for Military and achieved a title of National Champions. Congratulations!
Fact Sheet: Lawsuit Regarding Rosedale School
Please click the link below to read more about Azusa Unified's lawsuit against Rosedale Land Partners and the City of Azusa.
Annette Campos Named Classified Employee of the Year
Annette has been with AUSD for 15 years and has worked as a Computer Lab Aide, Textbook Clerk and is currently the ASB Clerk at Slauson Middle School. Annette spends much of her time engaging and volunteering for the Azusa community for events such as Golden Days, Trunk or Treat, Azusa Beautiful, Canyon City Marathon, Youth Sports, to name a few. Congratulations Annette!
Ana Gonzales Named Parent of the Year
Univision Los Angeles Highlights 10th Annual Mariachi Benefit Concert
Azusa Unified students continued the tradition of embracing their musical heritage for a good cause at the 10th annual Mariachi Benefit Concert on Friday, May 20. Mariachi de Azusa and Danzantes de Mountain View put on a memorable show for hundreds of family, friends and community members. Univision 34 Los Angeles was present to capture the day. View news broadcast.
Gladstone High Student's Artwork to be Displayed in Washington D.C.
Gladstone High School art student Vanessa Arias won second place at the 32nd Congressional District Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” on Saturday, May 7, earning her artwork a space in Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano’s office in Washington, D.C. READ MORE.
Important Information for 2016-17 Kindergarteners
Azusa Unified is now enrolling for preschool, transitional kindergarten and kindergarten at all of our elementary schools! To choose the right educational program for your child, please consider the following requirements:
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What Major to Choose? Resource Packet
Thank you for helping us celebrate the fifth annual 8th Grade Majors fair! This one-day event was designed to introduce Azusa Unified eighth-graders to the various majors they can choose from in college.
We have a resource packet available to help engage you and your child in a conversation about college majors by using the guided discussion questions provided in this packet.
For English, click HERE
For Spanish, click HERE
California Healthy Kids Survey Information
Supplemental Educational Services (SES)
Citizens' Oversight Committee
The Citizens' Oversight Committee (COC) meeting dates are posted on the District Board page under quick links, the minutes will be posted on ElectronicSchoolBoard. The meetings will be held in the District Office Board Room located at 546 S. Citrus Avenue, Azusa - for more information please click on the ElectronicSchoolBoard link located on the Board of Education webpage under quick links. You may also contact the District Office at (626) 967-6211 for further inquiries.