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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Elk Grove Unified celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King was universally recognized as a proponent of nonviolence in the pursuit of freedom and justice in the United States. His dream was of America as a country without prejudice and bigotry where people would be accepted based on their actions and not on […]

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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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Constitution Day – Sept. 17, 2021

We the people can make history. Elk Grove Unified recognizes today, September 17, 2021, as #ConstitutionDay.  This day commemorates the September 17, 1787 formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution.  Visit the National Constitution Center website to learn how to bring constitutional education to your students through storytelling and habits of civil dialogue and reflection: […]

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

Parent Input Survey

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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Elk Grove Unified Launches Drive-Through Summer Meals Program

EGUSD Summer Meal Program

With the official conclusion of the 2019-2020 school year, the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) will begin its Summer Meals Program for students during the summer break. The Department of Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) will offer a drive-through and grab-n-go meal service for more families and their children at 25 school sites from […]

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EGUSD Celebrates Both Native American Heritage Month and Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month

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The Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Education took action on two resolutions designating the month of November as both Native American Heritage Month and Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month. Board Policies: Native American Heritage Month Sikh American Awareness & Appreciation Month Resources: Click here to explore resources on the nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov website. Resources: […]

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