AUSD Community Blood Drive March 18, 2015
Azusa Unified School District will be hosting its Annual American Red Cross Community Blood Drive and your support is needed. The blood drive will take place at AUSD (Professional Development Center) at 546 S. Citrus Ave., Azusa on Wednesday March 18th from 12:00 noon till 6:15 pm. Please be someone's hero by donating your blood. You can schedule a donation at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: AUSDA *Walk in's welcome!*
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Classified Employee of the Year
Congratulations to Peggy Barbosa from Slauson Middle School who was awarded the District's 2015 Classified Employee of the Year. Mrs. Barbosa has been with our District for 25 years and has served as Secretary to the principal of Slauson Middle School for the past 5 years, she was honored at the January 13 Board of Education meeting along with 22 other AUSD employees. Peggy is proud to have accomplished running a 1/2 marathon this past year in Washington, D.C. with both of her daughters.
Assembly Member Visits Gladstone Street Elementary
Adult Ed Classes Available
Classes offered at the Azusa Adult School. Visit http://www.azusaadult.edu/ for more information.
Slauson's Future Newscasters
Slauson News Team visits Channel 7
The Slauson News Team from Studio 26 was invited by ABC7 weekend anchor, Jovana Lara to join her in the studio during her January 31st newscast. Students were given a tour of the newsroom and were in-studio for the live broadcast. What a great opportunity for our young newscasters!
Mariachi de Azusa play at swearing in of Hilda Solis
On Monday, December 1st, our students who participate in the Mariachi de Azusa were invited to perform at the swearing in of Hilda Solis, County Board of Supervisors. The event was held at "La Plaza de Cultura" in downtown Los Angeles. The students were great and everyone enjoyed the performance.
Sierra Students Celebrate "Mariachi De Azusa" With Newest Mural
Sierra High students are proud of their latest mural which is a tribute to the Mariachi de Azusa after school program. The mural involving art and music will serve as a backdrop that will travel with the program as they perform around the San Gabriel Valley. The 8' x 20' canvas mural includes the Azusa City Hall, fountain and auditorium; it is surrounded by flowers, cut paper banners and musical instruments. The Sierra High Artists titled the mural "City Hall Fiesta" and worked 1 period a day for 11 weeks with direction of Art Instructor Elaine Stricklin, to design, paint and finish their artwork.
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Center Middle School student Maria Martinez, is the most recent winner for the Scholastic Action's "Letter to Mo'ne" writing contest for an article she wrote for their January issue.
Congratulations Maria on representing Azusa Unified School District with your extraordinary writing skills!