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Congratulations, Class of 2019!

July 1, 2019
Congratulations, Class of 2019!

San José Unified is a consistent leader in high school graduation rates and the class of 2019 is no exception. We were excited to continue our annual tradition of graduating over 2,000 seniors at the Municipal Rose Garden, America’s Best Rose Garden. To see graduation photos click links below.

Broadway High - Learning Options

Gunderson High

Leland High

Lincoln High

Pioneer High

San José High

Willow Glen High

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Hoover Middle School Wins Bay Area 49ers’ NFL Play 60 Spring Challenge

Hoover Middle School Wins Bay Area 49ers’ NFL Play 60 Spring Challenge

San Jose (May 21, 2019) – San José Unified’s Hoover Middle School has been named the winner of this year’s NFL Play 60 Challenge. Sponsored by the American Heart Association and the National Football League, the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge inspires kids to get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day.

Schools from across the Bay Area competed during the month…

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San José Unified Partners with the 1Million Project - Ensures Equitable Access to Internet

April 15, 2019
San José Unified Partners with the 1Million Project - Ensures Equitable Access to Internet

In an effort to provide equitable internet access to all higher division students, the San José Unified School District (SJUSD) has partnered with the 1Million Project for the third year in a row.  Students in grades 9-12 who do not have reliable internet access in their homes will have the opportunity to obtain free Wi-Fi through the 1Million Project program.  …

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Teaching Future Programmers and Coders of Tomorrow

December 5, 2018
Teaching Future Programmers and Coders of Tomorrow

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…

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School is back in session!

August 16, 2018
School is back in session!

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.

To see back to school photos click here.

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New income threshold increases access to preschool

April 3, 2018
New income threshold increases access to preschool

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…

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What’s on the calendar?

July 24, 2017
What’s on the calendar?

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
  • Graduations:…
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Food Services going cashless

July 6, 2017
Food Services going cashless

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…

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Building a better dress code

June 21, 2017
Building a better dress code

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…

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