The El Rancho Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to call a school bond and parcel tax election at a special meeting on August 5, 2016 which proposes to place a measure on the November 8, 2016 ballot. The proposed issuance of school bonds will modernize and rebuild El Rancho High School, prepare students for jobs of the future, improve and expand science and career training labs and repair and improve neighborhood schools. The proposed parcel tax will raise teacher salaries, retain quality teachers and support staff and provide every student access to a high quality arts education as well as improve instruction in science, technology, engineering arts and math.
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The El Rancho Unified School District applauds Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of AB 2016 introduced by Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) to create the first statewide model Ethnic Studies curriculum. The El Rancho Unified School District Board of Education made a historical decision in June 2014 by being the first district in California to adopt Ethnic Studies as a high school graduation requirement to prepare students for a 21st century multicultural, global economy. More than 20 other school districts have followed their lead by adopting similar resolutions. "Two years ago the ERUSD Board of Education recognized the importance of providing all students with a comprehensive and inclusive Ethnic Studies curriculum that empowers them and prepares them to thrive in a multicultural, global society,” commented Board President Dr. Aurora Villon. “The Governor's approval of AB 2016 validates the very important role Ethnic Studies plays in preparing students for the 21st Century.”
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Did you know that the new Rio Hondo Education Center at Pico Rivera is now providing the community with convenient access to college courses? Classes are not only for adults; college bound students or students interested in particular courses are encouraged to enroll. Please see the attached flyer, the link below or call the Rio Hondo Continuing Education at (562) 463-4606 for more information.
El Rancho High School will host its annual College Night on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the new gym. Representatives from over 50 colleges and universities will be available to provide information and answer questions.
For more information, please contact the ERHS College & Career Center at (562) 801-5325.
The El Rancho Unified School District Special Education Department will be holding a workshop for parents of special needs students at which strategies for setting up homework, routines and organizational systems will be presented.
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: District Professional Development Center (In the Special Education Building - corner of Loch Lomond & Citronell)
For more information, please call (562) 801-4810.