Growing up in Silicon Valley doesn’t ensure a student will be tech savvy. In fact, many young people in the U.S. don’t have the opportunity to try computer science, even here in the shadow of high tech companies. To promote tech learning in school, San Jose Unified’s Lincoln High school teachers, volunteers and administrators worked together with Microsoft Philanthropies’ TEALS-(Technology, Education and Literacy in…Read More Top
Welcome to the 30,000+ students and their families who returned to classes on August 15. From kindergarteners to high school seniors, smiling faces were seen throughout the San José Unified School District.
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San José Unified is excited to be participating in a pilot program to ensure that additional Santa Clara County families have access to affordable preschool. Through legislation passed last fall, the Individualized County Childcare Subsidy Plan allows counties to determine their own eligibility criteria instead of relying on state criteria. In Santa Clara County, this means a family of four with…Read More Top
Curious about our instructional calendar for 2017-2018? You can click here to download a copy today. Here are a few key dates to keep in mind as you plan for the year ahead:
- First Day of Instruction: August 16, 2017
- Fall Recess: October 2-6, 2017
- New Year Recess: Dec. 23, 2017, to Jan. 8, 2018
- Winter Recess: February 19-23, 2018
- Spring Recess: April 9-13, 2018
Beginning in the Fall of 2017, San José Unified Food Services will introduce “cashless” breakfast and lunch lines in all of our schools. Our goal is to move to a completely cashless system by January 2018. We encourage you to use the MySchoolBucks online prepayment system to pay for your student’s meals.
Using MySchoolBucks is a safe, simple, and secure way to make…Read More Top
During the 2016-17 school year, Madeline Armacost, then a senior at Pioneer High, approached school administrators with concerns about the district’s student dress code policy. She had noticed inconsistencies in how the dress code was enforced that appeared biased against young women and caused unnecessary interruptions to their education. As a result of Madeline’s activism and input from other students, San…Read More Top