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San José Unified recognizes Employee of the Year

June 18, 2018

SAN JOSÉ, CA - San José Unified recognized the outstanding achievements of its employees during the 2017-18 school year at the district’s annual Employee Service Awards at Gunderson High School on May 15th. This event recognizes the contributions of teachers as well as classified and other employees.

The following individuals were named San José Unified Employees of the Year for 2017-18:

  • Missie Clemons,…
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San José Unified principal to take citizenship oath at school assembly

May 17, 2018

SAN JOSÉ, CA – United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a naturalization ceremony at San José High School on Tuesday, May 22, to confer citizenship on ten immigrants, including Principal Gloria Marchant. Ms. Marchant, a citizen of Chile, came to the U.S. as a bilingual science teacher and has been principal of San José High since 2014. USCIS San…

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San José Unified fills board vacancy with provisional appointment

March 14, 2018

SAN JOSÉ, CA – On Tuesday, March 13th, the San José Unified School District Board of Education voted to appoint data scientist Michael Melillo to fill a vacancy from Board Trustee Area 4, which became vacant on February 12, 2018, with the resignation of Paymon Zarghami. Mr. Melillo will take the oath of office at the next regular board meeting on…

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San José Unified saves taxpayers more than $3.1 million with bond refinancing

December 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA – On Tuesday, December 5th, San José Unified successfully issued $27.69 million of 2017 General Obligation Refunding Bonds. Through this process, property owners within the district will save more than $3.1 million over the remaining life of the bonds, equal to approximately $2.79 million in present value or 9.45% of bonds refunded.

Refunding bonds, which are similar in…

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San José Unified recognized as Family-Friendly Workplace

November 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA—For the second consecutive year, San José Unified School District has been recognized as a Family-Friendly Workplace by the County of Santa Clara’s Commission on the Status of Women, Office of Women’s Policy, and Workplace Collaborative. The district received a Gold Level rating, the highest available. The Family-Friendly Workplace Award recognizes businesses and organizations that have made an…

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San José Unified releases latest annual report

October 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA – San José Unified School District has released its 2016-2017 Annual Report, highlighting the district’s progress in the final year of its Opportunity21 Strategic Plan and introducing a new strategic plan for 2017-2020, which was formally approved by the Board of Education in June following nine months of community outreach and input.

As part of its progress in…

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San José Unified selected for Sprint 1Million Project

September 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA – San José Unified has been selected by Sprint to participate in the 1Million Project. The goal of this five-year program is to provide one million students who do not have adequate internet access at home with the resources they need to be successful in school.

Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, the district will be able to…

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San José Unified welcomes new principals for 2017-2018

August 28, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA—At the start of the 2017-2018 school year, San José Unified School District introduced new principals at five of its schools:

Peter Park, Booksin Elementary – Peter has served as an Assistant Principal at Leland High since 2012. Prior to becoming an administrator, he taught history, speech and debate, and other subjects at San José Unified schools beginning…

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San José Unified implements “all-inclusive” restrooms

August 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA—Responding to student activism and new state regulations, San José Unified School District began the process of officially designating all-inclusive restrooms at all of their campuses and offices during the 2016-2017 school year. The process should be completed by the end of 2017. Lincoln High School was the first to implement all-inclusive restrooms in May 2016, the result…

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San José Unified recognizes Employees of the Year

June 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA—San José Unified recognized the outstanding achievements of its employees during the 2016-17 school year at the district’s annual Employee Service Awards at Gunderson High School on May 16th. Traditionally, this event served to recognize teachers. This year, the event was expanded to include classified and other employees.

The following individuals were named San José Unified Employees of the Year…

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