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The first day of class for the new school year is August 17.* * * * El Rancho Schools are SECOND TO NONE!.* * * *
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Upcoming Events

Board of Education Meeting
Date: 8/2/2016
Location: Pico Rivera City Hall 6:30 pm Open Session
SPECIAL Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee Meeting
Date: 8/3/2016, 6 PM
Location: ERUSD Special Education Department Conference Room (corner of Loch Lomond & Citronell)
First Day of Classes for Salazar High
Date: 8/12/2016
First Day of Classes for Students Grades TK - 12
Date: 8/17/2016
Board of Education Meeting
Date: 8/18/2016
Location: Pico Rivera City Hall 5:30 pm Closed Session, 6:30 pm Open Session

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ERUSD Ethnic Studies

Learn more about our Ethnic Studies model and the positive impact it is having on our students!

State Preschool Program Accepting Applications

The El Rancho Unified School District is accepting applications for admission to the State Preschool Program for the 2016-2017 school year. Classes are held at nine school sites across Pico Rivera: North Ranchito, South Ranchito, Birney, Durfee, Magee, Rio Vista, Rivera, Valencia, and Salazar. The program serves 3 and 4 year old children throughout Pico Rivera and neighboring cities.

The State Preschool Program operates two convenient ½ day sessions; 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our world class curriculum includes instruction in phonics, Mathematics, Science, art education, and technology (iPads). Classes fill up quickly, so enroll your child today to get him/her ready for kindergarten!

This program participates in the Child Care Food Program. All children in attendance will be offered a snack, at no separate charge, and there will be no physical segregation of or other discrimination against any child because of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or ability to pay.

For further information concerning the program, applications, or eligibility guidelines, please call the State Preschool Office at (562) 801-5117 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

City of Pico Rivera Offers Summer Meal Program

Children ages 18 and under can get free nutrition meals this summer thanks to a program offered by the California Department of Education and the United States Department of Agriculture.

The City's Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Summer Meal Program at seven locations in June, July and August. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. with lunch available from noon to 1:00 p.m. All meals are served on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy Announces Student Acceptance

Thanks to everyone for expressing their excitement and interest in attending our new magnet high school, Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy. We would like to announce that we are guaranteeing entry for the first 100 9th grade students who submit an application. Applications are being reviewed on a "first come-first serve" basis each day. Once 100 9th grade students have been accepted, a lottery may be conducted if necessary, for the remaining applicants. We will be sending out our first wave of acceptance letters this week.

VIP Soccer is Coming to Pico Rivera

Give your child the soccer experience of a lifetime with the AYSO VIP Program where the focus is on participation and fun! Region 603 season starts in August, 2016.

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