State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that Johnson, Stacey and Warner Middle Schools are being honored as Gold Ribbon Schools as well as Title I Academic Achievement Schools. “These terrific schools are leading the way in embracing our new rigorous academic standards and showing others how to help students succeed on their way to 21st century careers and college,” Torlakson said. Please click headline for story.
The Westminster School District Board of Trustees is seeking input from community members regarding the qualities and skills they are looking for in the next superintendent. Please take a moment and click on the headline to take this anonymous survey.
Kudos to our Nutrition Services Department for hosting an extremely successful 1st Annual "Voice Your Choice" event! Over 400 Finley Elementary and Johnson Middle School students sampled 50 food items from 20 different vendors and then voted on their favorites to be included in next year's breakfast and lunch menus.
Congratulations to preschool teacher Diana Dababneh for winning the Outstanding Nutrition Educator Award from the Southern California Nutrition Association, Dairy Council of California & Buena Vista Foods. Diana received $500 for her creative and passionate implementation of nutrition education!
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Mrs. Elaine Mizuo, a kindergarten teacher at Sequoia Elementary School, has been named the Westminster School District Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Mizuo has been a teacher in the District for 13 years and has had an incredibly positive impact on the lives of hundreds of children. While she is known among her colleagues for her expertise in GATE and education technology, she is known among her students and parents for making learning fun.