Elk Grove Unified Board Trustee to Deliver Keynote During Youth Rally
WHAT: Elk Grove Unified students will join other students in the region to rise against bullying at the fifth annual youth rally, “Stand Up Speak Out!”, on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Taking place at the California Museum’s Unity Center, Elk Grove, Sacramento and California State lawmakers and community leaders will also attend to advocate against bullying.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: California Museum – Unity Center, 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
WHO: Students from Monterey Trail High School and Roy Herburger Elementary School will represent Elk Grove Unified and participate and take the “Stand Up Speak Out!” pledge against bullying. Participants will experience the student zone and fun teen activities that support anti-bullying messages.
WHY: The Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Education recognizes the month of October as National Bullying Prevention Month through a resolution that highlight the District’s goal of maintaining a safe learning environment for all students. With the objective of fostering and supporting a positive school climate-free from bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence, the District continues to focus on wellness with its Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds and Healthy Learning approach and support of bullying prevention programs for all age groups.
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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 67 schools: 42 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 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 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 ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
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