District Officials Provide Mutual Aid to Traveling Band Students from Neighboring District
ELK GROVE, Calif. – February 12, 2017 – The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is providing mutual aid and hosting 150 traveling band students and parents from the Yuba City Unified School District due to the Oroville Dam evacuation measures. Students from Yuba City Unified were returning from an event in Southern California when they received notification of the Yuba City evacuation. EGUSD will help organize and coordinate the reunification efforts at Pleasant Grove High School to ensure students are safely reunited with their parents and/or guardians.
About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 65 schools: 40 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 40 career-themed academies and pathways within 14 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and strive for having every student learning in every classroom, every subject, every day.
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