News & Announcements

Kindergarten Information Night

Kindergarten Information Night will take place at all of WSD’s elementary schools on Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30 PM. To learn more about our innovative instructional programs and how to enroll in Kindergarten, please plan on attending. For more information, please check out the Kindergarten Information Night Flyer.
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2020 Census – Everyone Counts!

Every ten years, the federal government conducts a population count of everyone in the United States. Data from the census provide the basis for distributing more than $675 billion dollars in federal funds to communities across the United States to support education, health care, public policy, housing, reapportioning seats in the House of Representatives, and much more.

It is important that everyone understands the importance of the 2020 census and are included in the count. Please click "Read more" for additional information about the 2020 Census!
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Understanding Health Education

Recognizing that healthy students are better learners, California has put in place health education standards for public schools and created a framework to provide instructional guidance for educators. See the attached, easy to understand one-page summary.
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Q & A on California Healthy Youth Act

The California Healthy Youth Act, which took effect on Jan. 1, 2016, requires school districts throughout the state to provide students with comprehensive sexual health education, along with information about HIV prevention, at least once in high school and once in middle school. The state legislation also allows districts to offer age-appropriate sexual health education in earlier grades if they choose to do so. But parents can opt out of sex education, and local districts get to determine their own curriculum.
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Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year!

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! It is an honor and privilege to lead this wonderful District and I am looking forward to another year filled with outstanding learning experiences and opportunities for our students. For those of you who are new to our District, we extend a warm and friendly welcome.
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Understanding the California Health Education Framework

In May, the California Board of Education approved a new Health Education Framework for public schools, providing optional guidance for K-12 teachers based on the state’s health education standards. So what exactly is a framework, how does it differ from the standards, and how does the California Healthy Youth Act fit into the equation?
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Tips on How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Technology can provide children with new opportunities to learn and connect that can help them improve their quality of life and allow them to better contribute to society. But technology, especially social media and other online tools, has the potential to harm students by putting them at risk for predators, cyberbullying and inappropriate content that many parents today never worried about when they were children a generation ago. Click the headline for 6 tips on how to keep your kids safe online.
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