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Red Ribbon Week October 25-29, 2021

McGarvey Elementary will recognize Red Ribbon Week between October 25-29.  To show our commitment to being drug free please check out our theme for the following days: Monday, 10/25: “Sock it to drugs!” – Wear crazy socks Tuesday, 10/26: “Team up against drugs” – Wear sports jerseys Wednesday, 10/27: “Lei off drugs” – Wear Hawaiian […]

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Shake out. Don’t freak out.

Shake out. Don’t freak out. Join us for the world’s largest Earthquake Drill on 10/21.  All of California is at higher risk for an earthquake compared to the rest of the country. The Great California ShakeOut is an annual opportunity to practice how to be safer during big earthquakes.  Learn more and download resources from The […]

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Digital Citizenship Week – Oct. 17 – 23

EGUSD recognizes Digital Citizenship Week (Oct. 17 – 23, 2021). Digital Citizenship Week is the perfect opportunity for schools and families to reflect on how they can work together and prepare our students to think critically, be kind and respectful to others online, and to use their technology/devices and social media in positive, creative and […]

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National Bullying Prevention Month

Expect respect. Elk Grove Unified recognizes the month of October as National Bullying Prevention Month. The District supports the rights of students and staff to attend schools that are safe and free from violence, harassment, bullying and discrimination. Learn more by watching “Expect Respect: Bullying Prevention in Positive Behavior Support”: https://youtu.be/30pFTfgQ5CI

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Filipino American History Month

Elk Grove Unified School District proudly recognizes Filipino American History Month (Oct. 1 – 31, 2021). Our EGUSD family celebrates the social, intellectual, and economic contributions of Filipinos and Filipino Americans in the United States. The Filipino American community is the third largest Asian American group in the United States, with an estimated population of […]

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Constitution Day – Sept. 17, 2021

We the people can make history. Elk Grove Unified recognizes today, September 17, 2021, as #ConstitutionDay.  This day commemorates the September 17, 1787 formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution.  Visit the National Constitution Center website to learn how to bring constitutional education to your students through storytelling and habits of civil dialogue and reflection: […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Elk Grove Unified School District proudly recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, 2021). Our EGUSD family celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.  Similar to other states, in California alone, Latinos make up the largest ethnic group, […]

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Elk Grove Unified recognizes the month of September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a major cause of death among youth and should be taken seriously.

EGUSD has school counselors, psychologists and mental health therapists available at our schools. If you or anyone you know needs help, please use our counselors, psychologists, and mental health therapists as resources, in addition to the information provided on the EGUSD Prevention webpage: http://www.egusd.net/students-families/wellness/prevention/

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EGUSD Proposal for An Increase in Substitute Teacher Pay Rate at the Sept. 7 Board meeting

ELK GROVE, Calif. – August 31, 2021 – The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) will propose an increase in substitute teacher pay rate to the Board of Education at the September 7, 2021 Board Meeting. Contingent upon Board approval, the newly proposed rates will be retroactive to September 1, 2021. The proposed rates range […]

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Caldor Fire Donations

UPDATE: Between our two schools our families have donated over $1,100.00 in gift cards and cash along with toilet paper, AA batteries, toothpaste, and cards for the amazing firefighters.  WOW!  We have such AMAZING families.  Thank you so very much….lets keep it going!!! Sunrise and McGarvey Elementary Schools have teamed up to raise donations for […]

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