Press Releases

Franklin High School Student Wins Wave Aware for Emergency Preparedness Public Service Announcement Video

The Alliance for Community Media Western Region Conference & Trade Show Presented Nick Conklin...
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Sheldon High School Alumni Earns Excellence in Performing Arts American Prize for Opera Conducting

Husky Nation Stands in Applause for Ryan Murray’s Recent Honor, Joining Many Successful Graduates...
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Winning Artists of 12th Annual Superintendent’s Art Contest Recognized and Announced

Twenty-Four Young and Talented Elk Grove Unified Student Artists Submitted Exemplary Works of Art...
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Elk Grove Unified Lights Up With Green On California School Dashboard for Graduation Rate and English Language Arts

EGUSD Demonstrated Low Occurrence of Student Groups in Orange/Red, Indicating Both Relatively High...
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Franklin High School Students Take Home 2nd Place Trophy in National C-SPAN Studentcam Competition

Two Franklin High Students Placed 2nd in C-SPAN’s 2017 StudentCam Competition for Bringing...
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Elk Grove High School’s Football Coach Resigns, Search for New Coach Begins

ELK GROVE, Calif. – February 24, 2017 – After nine seasons as Elk Grove High School’s Varsity Head...
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Elk Grove Unified Hosts 150 Traveling Yuba City Unified High School Students and Their Parents Affected by Oroville Dam Evacuation Notice

District Officials Provide Mutual Aid to Traveling Band Students from Neighboring District ELK...
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Board of Education Unanimously Approved Naming Recommendation for Two New Elk Grove Unified Elementary Schools

EGUSD Naming Committee Recommended the Names of Robert J. McGarvey for Anatolia II and Zehnder...
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Now Accepting Applications for Elk Grove Unified’s Measure “M” Citizens’ Oversight Committee

Independent Committee to Keep the Public Informed on Measure “M” Bond Revenue Expenditures ELK...
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Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration Starts January 5, 2017 in Elk Grove Unified for the 2017-18 School Year

40 Elementary Schools and 2 New Schools Yet-to-be-Opened Await Parents ELK GROVE, Calif. – January...
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Media Advisories

School Event – 4/7-8, 4/20-22: Comedic Genius and Fast-Paced Crowd Pleaser “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Begins With a Bang

12 Sheldon High Student Actors Showcase Wit and Humor During Lifetime Spelling Championship WHAT:...
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School Event – 3/23: Court in Session at Joseph Sims Elementary as Fifth and Sixth Graders Host Three Mock Trial Cases

First-of-its-Kind Program in Sacramento is Annual Tradition for Elk Grove Unified Elementary...
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School Event – 3/17-3/18; 3/23-25: Mary Poppins! Takes Guests on a Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Musical Journey

Franklin’s Theatre Co. Student Actors’ Classical Production Takes Audiences on Memorable...
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District Event – 3/18: Elk Grove Unified School District Looks to Hire 350 Dynamic and Engaging Teachers, Administrators and School Nurses

Connect With Us at Our Job Fair on March 18, 2017 and Register for In-Person Interviews to be held...
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School Event – 3/14: Samuel Jackman Middle School Launches “The Huddle” and Hosts Inaugural Impact Day to Connect with Community and Parents

WHAT:  Samuel Jackman Middle School has developed the “Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Huddle...
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School Event – 3/12: Sheldon High School Student Art on Display at Crocker Art Museum for the Youth Art Month Celebration

WHAT:  Six Sheldon High School art students will display their masterpieces on a Sacramento...
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Elk Grove Unified School District Looks to Hire 350 Dynamic and Engaging Teachers, Administrators, Bus Drivers and School Nurses

Connect With Us at Our Recruitment Fair on February 25, 2017 and Register for an Information...
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District Event – 3/13: Student Artists Showcase Masterpieces During Annual Elk Grove Unified Superintendent’s Art Contest

WHAT:  In conjunction with Youth Arts Month, the Elk Grove Unified School District’s 12th Annual...
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District Event – 2/23: More Than 500 Students from Elk Grove Unified Will “Take a Stand…Lend a Hand” At the Middle School Leadership Conference

Students Will Attend Classes with Peers Lead by High School Leadership Students to Discuss Teen...
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District Event – 3/15: Elk Grove Unified Hosts Annual Science Fair & Invention Convention

WHAT:  The Elk Grove Unified School District invites its K-12 students to participate in the...
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Media Statements

Media Statement Re: Wilton Road School Bus #57 Accident

ELK GROVE, Calif. – October 24, 2016 - Today, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Elk Grove Unified School District Bus #57 transporting four special needs students was involved in a traffic accident on Wilton Road near the Grant Line Road intersection. Emergency responders,...
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Media Statement Re: Social Media Post of Scary Clown and Safety Reminder for Students

ELK GROVE, Calif. – October 4, 2016 - Today before noon, the Elk Grove Unified School District’s Superintendent, Christopher R. Hoffman, sent a message to all parents and staff informing them that the District was aware of and has been monitoring the recent wave of...
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Media Statement Re: Campus Lockdown at Monterey Trail High School and Edward Harris Jr. Middle School

MEDIA STATEMENT REGARDING MONTEREY TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL AND EDWARD HARRIS JR. MIDDLE SCHOOL LOCKDOWN ELK GROVE, Calif. – September 30, 2016 - Today, after school dismissal, Monterey Trail High School (MTHS) and Edward Harris Jr. Middle School (EHJMS) were placed on a...
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Media Statement Re: National Anthem and First Amendment

MEDIA STATEMENT REGARDING NATIONAL ANTHEM AND FIRST AMENDMENT ELK GROVE, Calif. – September 19, 2016 – Through symbolic acts during the playing of the national anthem, professional, college and high school athletes across the United States are participating in and...
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Media Statement Re: Paraeducator

MEDIA STATEMENT REGARDING PRAIRIE ELEMENTARY ELK GROVE, Calif. – September 16, 2016 – A paraeducator, assigned to Prairie Elementary School this last school year, was placed on paid administrative leave in July, 2016 after allegations of misconduct had been reported....
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Media Statement: Elk Grove Unified Implemented Assembly Bill (AB) 1266 in 2014 Without Incident

ELK GROVE, Calif. – May 13, 2016 – Elk Grove Unified implemented Assemblyman Tom Ammiano’s bill AB 1266, known as the “School Success and Opportunity Act,” in 2014 and the new law is reflected in the District’s nondiscrimination Board Policy 5145.3. The new law was...
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