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Summer Matters Summer Learning Program
JUNE 28 - JULY 30

Sac City Unified has opened its application for this summer’s Summer Matters@SCUSD program. The summer learning program will be in-person, five days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Parents can select the program site which works best for them. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 28, 2021.

Parents will be notified of enrollment between June 7-18. Please note that the following groups will receive priority enrollment: foster youth, students experiencing homelessness, students with special needs, English Language learners, and other targeted groups identified by SB 86.

Summer Matters@SCUSD-Middle

Summer Matters@SCUSD-Middle is an exciting 5-week program that gives incoming 7th and 8th grade students the opportunity to become agents of change in their new schools by completing student-led projects that incorporate both research and action through a human design thinking model.

•An exciting 5 week program.
•Targets incoming 7th and 8th grade students.
• Students engage in helping out their community through service learning opportunities that address community issues and concerns. Expanded Learning staff work collaboratively with teachers to provide a unique experience in educational and enrichment activities.
•Students engage in project based learning.

All programs will include the following restorative practices:
•Focus on Relationships: Safe space to build mutual relationships with fellow students and adults. Enrichment activities will provide opportunities of collaboration, thus building trusting relationships among peers.  Staff will focus on community agreements in order to address discipline issues.

•Addressing Mental Health:  Social workers will do circles and check ins addressing well-being, safety, trauma, anxiety, loss of stability, how to manifest feelings, and will work on building trusting relationships.

•Connecting with Families and Communities: Parent education nights and regular check ins with parents/guardians.

•High-dosage of Tutoring: Teachers will work with small groups of students to accelerate classroom learning.

Click here to go to the middle school application

Dates: June 28th – July 30th
Time: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Application Due Date: May 28th

Parent Notification:  June 7th-18th
Parent Orientation: June 21-25

This program will be offered at Sam Brannan.

Links are provided in the attached flyers.



Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Hiram Johnson High School
May 19, 2021 - 12:30pm - 7:00pm

SCUSD in partnership with Dignity Health is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Hiram Johnson High School
6879 14th Ave
Sacramento, CA 95820

The Pfizer vaccine will be offered.

Everyone 12 years and older is eligible. Parental consent is required. Multiple minors may be accompanied by one adult 18 years or older. 



SCUSD has recently launched a Mental Health Wellness app for students. This app was created by students for students and connects users with school-based resources, local community resources, a virtual calming room, crisis support lines and more. The app can be found in the Apple and Android app stores, or at See attached flyers for more information.


Zoom In For Wolfpack Tutoring
Additional Teacher Tutoring Time available beginning today

Students needing some extra tutoring time with their teachers may connect on Zoom after lunch beginning today, Tuesday, May 4.

These sessions will be run through a single Zoom using breakout rooms for individual teachers. They are not intended to count as a replacement for attendance during a normal Zoom or in-person session.

Sessions will run from 12:30 to 1:30 on Tuesday – Thursday.

Grade Zoom ID Password

7th Grade Zoom

836 1192 0598


8th Grade Zoom

894 4583 8231


Schedule Reminder for This Week
All Asynch Learning Tuesday and Wednesday

This is just a reminder of the schedule for the week of April 19-23!

Monday – April 19
Regular Monday Schedule (all Zoom Classes Per 1-6)
Teachers will explain schedule for Tuesday and Wednesday

Tuesday – April 20
All asynchronous learning.  Teachers may request or require a check-in at the beginning of a period.  Follow instructions given on Monday!

Wednesday – April 21


Community Vaccination Clinic Tomorrow at Luther Burbank HS
Anyone 18 or older living in specific Zip Codes

Note: This message is in many languages

Dear SCUSD Employees and Families -

SCUSD in partnership with Dr. Rusty Oshita with Urgent Care Now is hosting a COVID vaccine clinic:

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 9am – 2pm
Luther Burbank High School
3500 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95823

4,000 vaccines of the 1-dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine will be provided.  The one dose vaccine means you will be fully vaccinated in just 2 weeks!


Zoom Presentation from April 6 Back to School Presentation

If you are interested in watching the Back to School Presentation from Tuesday night, click here.


Student Support Center Virtual Drop-In
Flyer for each Wednesday attached

Just a reminder, the Sam Brannan Middle School Student Support Center presents a virtural drop-in every Wednesday beginning at 2:00.  See the attached flyer for this week’s meeting.


Sam Brannan Virtual Visitation
Zoom Meetings to Learn More About Sam Brannan Middle School

Families of students wishing to attend Sam Brannan Middle school are invited to participate in a Zoom presentation on the following dates.

Check the links for SCUSD important dates for Open Enrollment

Date 1-January 19th, 2021 5PM
Link 1    Zoom ID 893 6697 6718
PW: Brannan

Date 2- January 20th, 2021 6PM
Link 2    Zoom ID 893 6697 6718
PW: Brannan

Date 3- January 21st, 2021 7PM
Link 3    Zoom ID 893 6697 6718
PW: Brannan

Date 4- January 26th, 2021 5PM
Link 4    Zoom ID 893 6697 6718
PW: Branna

Date 5- January 27th, 2021 6PM
Link 5    Zoom ID 893 6697 6718
PW: Branna

Date 6- January 28th, 2021 7PM
Link 6    Zoom ID 893 6697 6718
PW: Brannan


November Virtual Drop In
Sam Brannan Student Support Center

All students are invited to the November virtual drop in hosted by the Sam Brannan Student Support Center.  Download the attached flyer for more details.


Quaran-TEEN Youth Mental Health Science Cafe
Upcoming Zoom Event - See Flyer for Details

Members of Sacramento Youth Mental Health share their mental health experiences during COVID-19. A CONVERSATION WITH Sacramento Youth Mental Health (SacYMH)

SacYMH is a youth-led organization with the goals of de-stigmatizing and providing support around the issue of youth mental health in the Sacramento region. Since their initial plans for an in-person event at the Golden One Arena were foiled by COVID-19, they’ve transitioned to online webinars.

This is an event for youth by youth. Participants will be invited to interact and ask questions.


Free Student Flu Clinic
See Attached flyer for more details

The Sacramento City Unified School District will be offering a student flue clinic on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:00 – 6:00 pm at the SCUSD Enrollment Center 5601 47th Ave, Sacramento.

Eligibility Requirements
The SCUSD Free Immunization Clinic may administer vaccines to students who meet all of the following conditions:

1. Are entering or currently attend Early Kindergarten – 12th grade at an SCUSD school.

2. Are under 19 years old

3. Have Medi-Cal, or no insurance, or are Native American or Native Alaskan


Thanksgiving Break Meal Services
Download the attached flyer

When school is closed November 23-27th, 2020, Nutrition Services will be offering curbside meals on Monday, November 23 & Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 10:30am- 12:00pm at sites listed below.

School Site Pick Up Locations
Abraham Lincoln Elem,  Caroline Wenzel Elem,  Elder Creek Elem,
Fern Bacon MS, Hiram Johnson HS, John Still Elem,  Leataata Floyd Elem,  Oak Ridge Elem,  Rosa Parks K8


Specialty High School Programs
Watch the Attached Presentation

Attached is a presentation from Mr. Flores about the SCUSD specialty high schools.


School Funding Application Available Online!

September 29, 2020

We need your help to get important funding for our schools. All of our families play a critical role and we are making it easier for you to complete the application.


Bell Schedule for 2020-2021 School Year
See attachment

The bell schedule for is attached.  Note that each day begins at 8:10AM.  Mondays will be reserved for shortened day schedules.  The bell schedule will be updated on the bell schedule page soon.


7th Grade Textbook Return
Tuesday, June 9

This is Mr. Flores hoping all of you are well. The school has planned a drive through to check in text books for 7th graders on Tuesday June 9, 2020. During this textbook check in we will return students PE locker contents/belongings. We are asking families to follow the below schedule in order to maintain Covid 19 mitigation efforts. All school personal will wear appropriate PPE and maintain 6 feet of social distancing during the exchange of materials. We are asking that all families stay in their cars during the exchange process to keep families and staff as safe as possible.


Current After School Tutoring Schedule
The Calendar will be updated as more teachers make their schedules

Please check the school website calendar for teachers currently offering after school tutoring.  Currently, Mr. Peter, Ms. Johnson, Ms. Pearson, and Ms. Miysaki have schedules up.

Additionally, Ms. Plessas has the library open daily except Thursdays after school until 3:00pm with laptops and a printer available.