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IMPORTANT NEWS AND NOTICES

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT DR. JASON PEPLINSKI

Dear Simi Valley Schools Community:

 

With school safety at the forefront of so many of our conversations with the community these days, I wanted to take a moment and review the measures we employ to best ensure our campuses’ safety.

Nothing is more important than the safety of our students and staff. To that end we have substantially increased our emergency supplies at every school site and have instituted new and ongoing training sessions for staff in all types of potential emergencies, including active shooter incidents.

 

Most importantly, we have an excellent working relationship with our local law enforcement, the Simi Valley Police Department, and partner with them to ensure that our best practices and safety plans for emergencies are up-to-date and specifically designed to support our unique school community. We have had many recent meetings with the SVPD and with the Ventura County Fire Department to review our campus logistics and to make sure our policies best serve our safety needs. The SVPD have also stepped up patrols around our schools.

 

The Measure X Bond, which was passed by Simi Valley Voters in November 2016, is partly earmarked to provide safety improvements at our campuses. These improvements include—but are not limited to—better fencing, security cameras and special radios that communicate directly with the SVPD during an emergency.

 

We have had many questions about completely enclosing all of our campuses in security fencing, and while it might seem like an obvious solution, the design of many of our campuses cannot support this kind of measure. Most of our schools were built in the 1960s and 1970s. At that time, school architects took advantage of wide open spaces and natural vistas when they designed our campuses.

 

We are also looking at what are called “soft safety measures.” These include student programs and staff training to identify potential mental health issues in our students and staff before any potentially destructive behavior escalates. We’re expanding our suicide awareness programs and seeking other avenues of intervention for our community.

 

There are many other measures that are in place or developing around school safety as we move forward, some that cannot be publicly shared because it could make our schools more vulnerable. Safety is an ongoing issue that is not going to be solved by a few changes. Safety is a process that is enhanced by need, but tempered by logistics, funding and laws.

 

We want to say that we can completely prevent violence at our schools, but we know we cannot make that promise. No school or district can. What we can say is that we strive to be as prepared as possible, and that with consistent training and solid tools, we will have the best chance possible of keeping our students and staff safe.

 

We also ask your patience as many of the physical improvements to our campuses take time to complete, partly because we must receive state approval for many of these projects.

 

For more information about how emergencies are handled in our schools, please visit www.simivalleyusd.org/emergency.

 

Sincerely,

Dr. Jason Peplinski
Superintendent
Simi Valley Unified School District

APRIL 17, 2018: NEW ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS ANNOUNCED!

Please see the attached News Release about our new appointees covering the Director of Elementary Education, Principal of Sinaloa Middle School, Principal of Vista Elementary School, Principal of Park View Elementary School and Asst. Principal of Sinaloa Middle School. Release is HERE.

ENROLLMENT BEING ACCEPTED NOW FOR ALL KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS!

Junior Kindergarten (JK), Transitional Kindergarten (TK), and Traditional Kindergarten at your neighborhood schools are now accepting enrollment forms for the 2018-2019 school year. For forms, boundary maps and more information, please click HERE.

SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!

Middle school and high school students can now sign up for Summer School classes. Running from July 2 to July 27, high school classes (incoming grades 9-12) will be held at Simi Valley High School. Middle school classes (incoming grades 6-8) will be held at Valley View Middle School. For more information, click HERE.

NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL ENROLLMENT FORMS AVAILABLE NOW!

If you have a new student or a student who is transitioning to the next educational level, it's time to start the enrollment process for your neighborhood schools. Beginning March 1, neighborhood school enrollment forms will be available. If you're looking for an overview of all of our schools, download the new Guide to Simi Valley Schools 2018-2019 HERE. We can't wait to meet you!

WE'VE MOVED! 

Our District Office's new location at 101 W. Cochran Street. (Two blocks west of Madera Road, past Costco.) The best part is that the district is able to do purchase this beautiful new building using only the proceeds of the sale of the district office; the Wood Ranch property, which closed last year; and surplus property money. For more information, click HERE.

SANTA SUSANA HIGH SCHOOL'S YEARBOOK NAMED MOST OUTSTANDING YEARBOOK FOR 2017; EARNS PERFECT SCORE

Santa Susana High School's yearbook team earned the highest of praise and accolades for their 2017 Yearbook. Please click HERE for more details. Congratulations Santa Susana High School!

#SIMISCHOOLSFIRSTDAY

More than 700 people posted first day of school pictures to #SIMISCHOOLSFIRSTDAY. We've gathered about 200 of them and created two separate slide shows. Come see our kids (and some parents and even a dog or two) in all their adorable glory!

WELCOME BACK TO THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR!

Please click HERE to read Superintendent Dr. Jason Peplinski's message to our community.

NEW FOR 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

The Parents' Rights Handbook for 2017-2018 is available HERE.

The Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, pregnancy, or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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GUIDE TO SIMI VALLEY SCHOOLS

The newly updated 2018-2019 Guide to Simi Valley Schools provides a comprehensive overview of all of our quality schools. If you're new to the area, or researching schools for your child's transition, our Guide is a great place to start. Download the PDF HERE.  

What's Great About Simi Valley Schools?

Find out by watching our new video HERE.

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