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WSD Preschool Program Featured in EdSource Article

Preschool programs are playing a key role in helping children who speak languages other than English get ready for kindergarten. The predominant language in the Westminster School District’s state preschool program is Vietnamese – spoken by 36 percent of students, followed by roughly a third who speak Spanish and a third who speak English.
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WSD to Save $18.3 Million through Prop 39 Sustainability and STEM Program

The District is leveraging its California Prop 39 funding to build a comprehensive sustainability program that will reduce energy and water use, while nurturing STEM educational opportunities for students and teachers. The groundbreaking event was attended by State Senator Janet Nguyen, Mayor Tri Ta, and representatives from County Supervisor Andrew Do's office along with staff from Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Assemblyman Travis Allen's teams and other community members.
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Hour of Code December 7-13

Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science than 10 years ago. Good news is, we’re on our way to change this. If you've heard about the Hour of Code before, you might know it made history. More than 100 million students have tried an Hour of Code. What is the Hour of Code? It's a one-hour activity. Students of all ages can choose from a variety of self-guided tutorials, for kindergarten and up. Tutorials work on any modern browser, tablet, smartphone, or even with no computer at all.
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Westminster Mayor Honors Sequoia 2nd Graders

Westminster Mayor Tri Ta presented Sequoia 2nd graders with “Kindness Makes the Difference” certificates. The students wrote letters of thanks to Veterans for Veterans Day and have been practicing kindness to each other at school and within the community as part of a kindness campaign.
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WSD Receives Green Schools Leadership Award

WSD received the Green Schools Leadership Award at this year’s Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit. The award recognizes California schools, colleges and programs that demonstrate creativity and innovation in “green technology” in the hopes of promoting a healthier planet as well as the prospect of growing programs and businesses that can sustain better health.
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