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Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day – Nov. 17

Elk Grove Unified proudly recognizes Wednesday, November 17 as “Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day.” Ruby Bridges is an American activist who walked to school nearly every day and became a symbol of the civil rights movement at age six when she was the youngest of a group of African American students designated to integrate […]

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National School Psychology Week

EGUSD proudly recognizes National School Psychology Week (Nov. 8 – 12), and this year’s theme is “Let’s Get in GEAR” (Grow, Engage, Advocate, Rise). School psychologists help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections […]

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Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month

Elk Grove Unified School District proudly recognizes Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month (Nov. 1 – 30). Sikh Americans have resided in California for more than a century, with the first Sikh immigrants having labored on railroad construction projects, in lumber mills, and in the agricultural heartlands of the Sacramento, San Joaquin and Imperial valleys. […]

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Native American Heritage Month

Elk Grove Unified School District proudly recognizes Native American Heritage Month (Nov. 1 – 30). Our EGUSD family acknowledges and celebrates these Americans for their contributions to government, industry, commerce, agriculture, science, literature, and the arts. All EGUSD educational sites are encouraged to recognize the rich ancestry, traditions and contributions of Native Americans through our curriculum and […]

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Red Ribbon Week – Oct. 23 – 31

Elk Grove Unified recognizes Oct. 23 – Oct. 31 as Red Ribbon Week. This year’s theme, “Drug Free Looks Like Me” is a reminder that everyday Americans across the country make significant daily contributions to their communities by being the best they can be because they live Drug-Free. EGUSD will continue to make alcohol, tobacco 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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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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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

  It’s okay to talk about suicide. 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 […]

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Elk Grove Unified Asks Parents to Voice Their Preference for Sending Their Child Back to School for the 2020-2021 School Year

Yesterday evening, the Elk Grove Unified School District released a districtwide email asking parents to voice their preference for sending their child back to school for the 2020-2021 school year. In its commitment to serve all of the District’s students and families and by taking every step possible to ensure high quality education is balanced […]

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