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Year-round schools kick off new school year at Elk Grove Unified

EGUSD year-round schools opened with smiling faces as teachers and staff welcomed students to a new school year on Monday, July 19. 

Photo: Parents walks their child to school at Elk Grove Elementary.

Photo: Parents walks their child to school at Elk Grove Elementary.

Students and parents arrived early for a fresh start of the new year at 16 elementary schools throughout the Elk Grove Unified School District.  Schools on a year round schedule for the 2010-2011 school year include:   Edna Batey, Arthur C. Butler, Carroll, Helen Carr Castello, Elitha Donner, Elk Grove, Elliott Ranch, Foulks Ranch, Arlene Hein, Isabelle Jackson, Prairie, David Reese, Joseph Sims, Stone Lake, Mary Tsukamoto and Irene B. West.

The 2010-2011 school year marks the first time the Elk Grove Unified School District will have schools on three different schedules: year-round, traditional and modified traditional.  Students on traditional and modified traditional schedules, along with year-round students on A track, will start their school year on August 16.

To view the 2010-2011 school year calendar, click here.

Photo: A mother walks her son to school at Elk Grove Elementary.

Photo: A mother walks her son to school at Elk Grove Elementary.

 

Photo: Elk Grove Elementary principal Dave Neves halts traffic while a mother walks her son to school.

Photo: Elk Grove Elementary principal Dave Neves halts traffic while a mother walks her son to school.

 

Photo: Elk Grove Elementary principal Dave Neves chats with parents and students as they arrive at school.

Photo: Elk Grove Elementary principal Dave Neves chats with parents and students as they arrive at school.

 

Photo: A cafeteria worker at Stone Lake is ready to serve breakfast to students.

Photo: A cafeteria worker at Stone Lake is ready to serve breakfast to students.

 

Photo: Two Stone Lake Elementary students take a moment to pose for a photo before eating breakfast.

Photo: Two Stone Lake Elementary students take a moment to pose for a photo before eating breakfast.

 

Photo: Stone Lake fifth grade teacher Syndie Mehas greets her students as they arrive at her classroom on the first day of school.

Photo: Stone Lake fifth grade teacher Syndie Mehas greets her students as they arrive at her classroom on the first day of school.

 

Photo: A Stone Lake student takes a peek at his first day of school goodie bag from his teacher.

Photo: A Stone Lake student takes a peek at his first day of school goodie bag from his teacher.

 

Photo: Parents check class lists before walking their children to class at Isabelle Jackson Elementary.

Photo: Parents check class lists before walking their children to class at Isabelle Jackson Elementary.

 

Isabelle Jackson Elementary principal Martin Fine chats with students and parents as they arrive at school.

Photo: Isabelle Jackson Elementary principal Martin Fine chats with students and parents as they arrive at school.

 

Photo: Isabelle Jackson Elementary principal Martin Fine greets a student as she arrives on campus.

Photo: Isabelle Jackson Elementary principal Martin Fine greets a student as she arrives on campus.

 

Photo: Isabelle Jackson Elementary vice-principal Marc Surrey greets a parent on the first day of school.

Photo: Isabelle Jackson Elementary vice-principal Marc Surrey greets a parent on the first day of school.

 

Spotlight Archives
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2010
July 7, 2010 - EGUSD Launches Virtual Academy
June 10, 2010 - Technology + education = fun at David Reese Elementary School
May 21, 2010 - PGHS senior wins Elk Grove Auto Mall Graduating Seniors Attendance Drive
May 7, 2010 - EGUSD’s 2010 Employees of the Year
April 14, 2010 - Schools use creativity to motivate students for STAR testing
March 15, 2010 - Winners selected for 5th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
Feb. 26, 2010 - Students learn “Healthy Habits” at Jessie Baker School
Feb. 16, 2010 - Community board meetings back for a fourth year
Jan. 8, 2010 - EGUSD offers Open Enrollment at 14 secondary schools

2009
Dec. 18, 2009 - Winners of the 2009/2010 No Excuses – Go to School Poster Contest
Dec. 8, 2009 - EGUSD students find “Writing Partners” at Sac State
Oct. 29, 2009 - EGUSD elementary school students team up to help Salvation Army through Socktoberfest
Oct. 19, 2009 - Character Education at Elk Grove Unified
Oct. 7, 2009 - EGUSD celebrates Walk to School Day
Sept. 8, 2009 - The Work of Academic Excellence
Aug. 18, 2009 - All EGUSD Schools are back in session!
Aug. 11, 2009 - EGUSD and the Ford Motor Company train Californian teachers to bring 21st century workforce skills to the classroom
July 21, 2009 - Year-round elementary schools kick off 2009-2010 school year
June 12, 2009 - Time Capsule Sealing Ceremony concludes 50th Anniversary Celebration
June 4, 2009 - Sheldon High School senior wins Elk Grove Auto Mall Graduating Seniors Attendance Drive
May 19, 2009 - Elk Grove Unified School District Becomes National Ford PAS Resource Hub
April 28, 2009 - Amazing talent can come in small packages
April 14, 2009 - Young science scholars and inventors shine at EGUSD Science and Invention Fair
March 25, 2009 - Winners selected for 4th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
March 12, 2009 - No Excuses – Go to School Attendance Campaign
Feb. 17, 2009 - Harvest of the Month program teaches elementary students about the wonders of fruits and vegetables
Feb. 5, 2009 - Community board meetings return for a third year
Jan. 23, 2009 - EGUSD students see history through a veteran’s eyes
Jan. 13, 2009 - A, B, C in A-G – Chart Your Course to College

2008
Dec. 18, 2008 - Winners honored for EGUSD/U.S. Attorney’s Office Internet Safety Video Contest
Dec. 01, 2008 - Winners of the 2008/2009 No Excuses – Go to School
Nov. 17, 2008 - Bright Lights, Big Talent
Oct. 24, 2008 - Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles visit Florin High School
Oct. 9, 2008 - EGUSD Walks to School
Oct. 2, 2008 - EGUSD’s Science Initiative
Sept. 19, 2008 - Stephanie Lopez-Cox returns to Elk Grove a “Golden Girl”
Sept. 10, 2008 - Valley High School Students Get a Start on College
Aug. 25, 2008 - Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School and Cosumnes Oaks High School Open
Aug. 14, 2008 - Incoming 7th graders take a “Jump Start” into their school year
Aug. 4, 2008 - EGUSD’s Math Initiative
July 14, 2008 - Parents and students grow and learn together at Partners Preschool
June 16, 2008 - EGUSD Goes Gold – Celebrating 50 Years of Educational Excellence
June 6, 2008 - Kaiser Permanente Rewards EGUSD Elementary students with perfect attendance with the gift of a two-wheel ride
May 30, 2008 - Sheldon High School Student Matthew King wins Elk Grove Auto Mall 2007/2008 Graduating Seniors Attendance Drive
May 20, 2008 - Harriet Eddy Middle School student wins pair of round-trip tickets from Southwest Airlines
May 21, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified and the Elk Grove Education Association Celebrate the Day of the Teacher
May 6, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified School District’s 2008 Employees of the Year
April 28, 2008 - Sacramento County Educators Host Budget Forum at State Capital
April 16, 2008 - EGUSD Launches New Attendance Campaign Videos
April 4, 2008 - Winners selected for 3rd Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest
March 26, 2008 - Megaconference Jr. 2008 - Arthur C. Butler Students Take Their Voices to the World
March 17, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified Joins Call to Fix Governor’s Proposed Budget
March 4, 2008 - Elk Grove Unified Hosts Sacramento County Superintendents’ Press Conference on State Budget Cuts
Feb. 19, 2008 - 4th Annual High School Conference helps train the leaders of the future
Jan. 16, 2008 - Laguna Creek High School hosts ConnectEd Policy Site Visit
Jan. 02, 2008 - Senior Attendance Drive returns for second year

2007
Dec. 12, 2007 - John Ehrhardt Elementary students combine academics and community service
Dec. 03, 2007 - EGUSD’s Commitment to Service Learning Honored
Nov. 15, 2007 - Winners announced for No Excuses – Go to School Rhyme & Poster Contests
Nov. 13, 2007 - Veterans Day celebrated at Elk Grove Unified
Oct. 23, 2007 - Time of Remembrance Project and Website
Oct. 15, 2007 - Markofer Elementary offers “Donuts for Dads/Muffins for Moms"
Oct. 3, 2007 - EGUSD elementary schools participate in Walk to School Day
Sept. 18, 2007 - Options abound on new College and Career website

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