IMPORTANT NEWS AND NOTICES
On Wednesday, May 10 at 6 p.m., Superintendent Dr. Jason Peplinski will present the annual State of Our Schools address to the community. Come find out what's happening in our schools now and in the near future. For more information about this free event, click HERE.
CONGRATULATIONS TO HILLSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL AND ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL!
Hillside Middle School and Royal High School have been named 2017 California Gold Ribbon Schools! With this honor, they join Sinaloa and Valley View Middle Schools and Santa Susana High School, who were named in 2015. We are so proud of all of our amazing schools.Schools are invited by the Department of Education to apply for this honor and about half of those are chosen for the award. Elementary schools and secondary schools alternate years.
SUMMER SCHOOL ENROLLMENT NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR GRADES 7 TO 12.
Vista Real Charter will once again host Summer School from July 5 to Aug. 2. High school classes will be held at Simi Valley High School. For the first time, middle schoolers will be able to take enrichment classes for Summer School at Valley View Middle School. For more information on both programs, click HERE.
SUPERINTENDENT PEPLINSKI SHARES INFORMATION ON SCHOOL SAFETY
In light of the San Bernardino shooting tragedy this week, Dr. Jason Peplinski issued a letter to the community about school safety. To read more, click HERE.
SUPERINTENDENT PEPLINKSI CLARIFIES DISTRICT OF CHOICE ISSUE
SVUSD Superintendent Dr. Jason Peplinski clarifies the Board of Trustees' recent action to not support the renewal of the District of Choice laws in Sacramento. This is not the same as school choice and it's critical for the Simi Valley community to be clear on the issues at hand. Click HERE to read more about this important issue.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2017 VENTURA COUNTY SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS!
Three students from the Simi Valley Unified School District at the 2017 Ventura County Science Fair have won recognition for their hard work. They are: Kayetan Chorazewicz, 11 grade from Santa Susana High School who won First Place in Physics; Faith Bray, 7 grade from Hillside Middle School who won First Place in Physics; and Pranathi Nemani, 6 grade from Vista Elementary School who won an Honorable Mention in the Earth, Space and Environmental Science Category. Kayetan Chorazewicz and Faith Bray qualify to compete in the California State Science Fair in April at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. For more information on our winners or the Ventura County Science Fair, click HERE.
JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN, TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN INFO
Junior Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten (JK/TK) enrollment happening now! For more information, click HERE for an English flier and HERE for a Spanish flier. For more information about our Kindergarten programs, click HERE.
CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS DASHBOARD NOW AVAILABLE
The California Department of Education has unveiled a new way to evaluate school performance. Called the California School Dashboard, this new website uses multiple indicators to give a more complete picture of how schools are serving our diverse student population. For more information, click HERE.
TWO ROYAL HIGH TEACHERS HONORED
Social Studies Teachers Brian Dennert and John Downey from Royal High School were names the High School Social Studies Outstanding Teachers of the Year by the California Council of Social Studies, based on a nomination by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. Mr. Dennert and Mr. Downey work closely with the Reagan Foundation to bring unique programs to the Royal High students, including the Brown Bag Lunch, where speakers come to talk to the students about varied issues. Congratulations to Mr. Dennert and Mr. Downey on their well-deserved recognition!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW TRUSTEES
On Nov. 8, Trustees Eric Lundstrom and Bob LaBelle were elected to the SVUSD Board of Education. Trustee Dan White was re-elected for a second term. Congratulations to our Trustees LaBelle, Lundstrom and White. Also, Trustee Bill Daniels was appointed as the new Board President for 2017. Trustee Dan White is the Clerk of the Board.
VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NAMED A NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
Vista Elementary School, one of the District's two Fundamental schools, was named a National Blue Ribbon School after an extensive application process. Vista shares this distinction with three other Simi Valley Schools: Hollow Hills Elementary School, Valley View Middle School and Wood Ranch Elementary School. For more information on Vista's accomplishment, please go HERE.
GUIDE TO SIMI VALLEY SCHOOLS
The newly updated 2017-2018 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.
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Simi Schools Calendars
The 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Calendars can be accessed HERE.
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