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Ridgecrest Regional Hospital is excited to welcome you back for the new school year with news of a new venture just launched with Sierra Sands School District. Through our Mobile Health Clinic we will...  read more about
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Letter to Governor Brown re: SB 328
We are writing to respectfully oppose SB 328 (Portantino). The Sierra Sands Unified School District Board of Education recognizes the importance of proper rest; however, the prescriptive nature of SB 328 fails to recognize the negative and disproportionate safety, family/community, and fiscal impacts of imposing a one-size-fits-all mandate. This type of mandate is inconsistent with your steadfast belief in subsidiarity. Your signature policy implementation of the LCFF /LCAP is deeply rooted in the concept of subsidiarity and we believe SB 328 conflicts with the revolutionary change that you ushered in for public schools just a few years ago....  read more about Letter to Governor Brown re: SB 328
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Ridgecrest Charter School Petition
The Ridgecrest Charter School has submitted its petition to renew the charter and the Board will be holding a public hearing on September 13, 2018 and consider the petition.  read more about Ridgecrest Charter School Petition
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2018-2019 Academic Calendar
At the June 14th, 2018 Board Meeting, the Board of Education adopted a new 2018-2019 Academic Calendar. Please click more for more info.  read more about 2018-2019 Academic Calendar
Date Change
Board Meeting Date Change
Due to the fact that a quorum of the school board will not be present for the June 21, 2018 board meeting, the meeting has been RESCHEDULED for June 14, 2018.  read more about Board Meeting Date Change
Open Enrollment
Open Enrollment 2018-19
Date Change
Rescheduled Board Meeting
Due to the fact that a quorum of the school board will not be present for the April 19 board meeting, the meeting has been RESCHEDULED for April 26, 2018.  read more about Rescheduled Board Meeting
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LCAP Stakeholder Community Forums
We would like to invite you to attend any of the upcoming Local Control Accountability Plan Forums hosted by our district. One of our priorities is to strengthen our partnership with you in meeting our students' needs. The Local Control Accountability Plan or LCAP is a shared responsibility and we welcome your input. The meetings will be held on the following dates and times throughout the district:   read more about LCAP Stakeholder Community Forums
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Joint statement from Sierra Sands and Ridgecrest PD
The following is a joint press release from the Sierra Sands Unified School District and the Ridgecrest Police Department.   read more about Joint statement from Sierra Sands and Ridgecrest PD
Kinder Registration
Kindergarten/TK Registration for 2018-19
Kindergarten enrollment for students who turn 5 on or before September 1, 2018 and Transitional Kindergarten Enrollment for students who turn 5 on or between September 2, and December 2, 2018 Begins March 5, 2018.  read more about Kindergarten/TK Registration for 2018-19
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Internet Safety Presentation
On February 6th, 2018, Sierra Sands U.S.D., in conjunction with the Kern County Crime Prevention Unit, hosted an Internet Safety Presentation at the Parker Performing Arts Center. Topics included Internet Safety, Cyberbullying,   read more about Internet Safety Presentation
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Financial Aid FAFSA Night Feb 27
Tuesday, Feb. 27 The FAFSA qualifies students of all income levels for financial aid and scholarships that are awarded no matter how much, or little, the family makes.  read more about Financial Aid FAFSA Night Feb 27
Sierra Sands Employee of the Year 2018
Sierra Sands Employee of the Year 2018
2017-2018 Employee of the Year Please to go this google form and fill out your nominations!  read more about Sierra Sands Employee of the Year 2018
Community Meeting
REVISED MEETING DATE - Feb 6th Community Meeting on Internet Safety
Sierra Sands Unified School District will host a presentation on Internet Safety for Parents, Teachers, and School Staff.   read more about REVISED MEETING DATE - Feb 6th Community Meeting on Internet Safety
Community Meeting - Drug Awareness
Community Meeting - Drug Awareness
Sierra Sands Unified School District will host an informational presentation on substance abuse in the Indian Wells Valley.  read more about Community Meeting - Drug Awareness
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STEAM Grant Board Workshop
SSUSD Board Workshop, October 19th, 2017. The board met in a workshop style session to discuss the establishment of a 6th grade STEAM academy program. Click more to access the presentation files and watch the recorded video of the workshop  read more about STEAM Grant Board Workshop
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6th Grade STEAM Grant:
6th Grade STEAM Grant: It is Sierra Sands Unified School District’s goal to provide the best educational programs and opportunities to meet the needs for all students in our community. In the spring of 2017 we were presented with the opportunity to apply for our third Department of Defense Educational Activity grant. Sixth grade was identified as a grade level where...  read more about 6th Grade STEAM Grant:
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2017-18 Annual Notice for Parents
We, are committed to providing the highest quality education in a safe environment to all K-12 students. We believe the school shares with the family, church, and community the responsibility for developing life-long learners who are responsible, productive citizens.   read more about 2017-18 Annual Notice for Parents
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Burroughs Traffic Flow
This is Burroughs' new traffic pattern. The primary student drop off is clearly marked at the NW corner of the access road (next to the four blue/white portable classrooms). Please pull all the way forward when dropping your student...  read more about Burroughs Traffic Flow
Summer Meals 2018
Summer Meals Kick off on June 4, 2018
Summer Meals Kick off on June 4, 2018  read more about Summer Meals Kick off on June 4, 2018
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Murray Middle School Traffic Flow and Logistics
In an effort to ensure a smooth start to school at the new Murray campus, we are providing Traffic Flow information and a Site Logistic Plan...  read more about Murray Middle School Traffic Flow and Logistics
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2017-18 Academic
Please review the attached updated Academic Calendar for 2017-2018. Please note the changed Late-start Wednesday times for Monroe, Murray, and Burroughs. Also, new for '17-'18 are the slight changes in regular start and end times for Monroe, Murray, and Burroughs. The Monroe and Murray regular school days will be 7:20 am - 2:15 pm and the Burroughs regular school days will be 7:45 am - 2:45 pm.  read more about 2017-18 Academic
CEP announcement
CEP Food service notification 2017-18
Great news to Mesquite High school, Inyokern Elementary, and Pierce Elementary schools These schools will be participating in a new option for the National School Breakfast and Lunch programs called Community Eligibility Provision starting this 2017-18 school year. The Great News is that ALL Students enrolled at these schools are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at NO CHARGE to your household each day.  read more about CEP Food service notification 2017-18
2016-19 Board Approved Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
2016-19 Board Approved Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
At the June 23, 2016 board meeting, the Board of Education approved the 2016-19 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  read more about 2016-19 Board Approved Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
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SSUSD DODEA Steam Grant Calendar of Events
The Department of Defense Education Activity STEAM grant event Calendar for the 2017-18 school year Updated 02/23/2018.  read more about SSUSD DODEA Steam Grant Calendar of Events