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Wonder who those parents are scanning your kids into school in the morning? It’s all part of our effort to encourage kids to walk, bike, scoot, and skate to school. Active4.me uses barcode scanning technology to log students’ walking and bicycling trips to and from school. By enrolling, students can track their total number of […]

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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 […]

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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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