As a parent/guardian, you should be aware that student safety is a top priority in our district. We provide ongoing emergency response training to school staff and administrators. Emergency drills are performed on a regular basis during the school year in a variety of formats. Procedures to be followed during these drills are updated on a regular basis to reflect "best practice" procedures as defined by first response agencies to ensure that students and staff are aware of the most effective and safest emergency responses.
Please see the attached flyer which contains information that will assist you before, during, and in the event of an emergency.
Mental health services in the El Rancho Unified School District will continue without interruption for the 2018-2019 school year. We have seven mental health counselors assigned to schools throughout the district (1 fulltime at El Rancho High School) and eighteen mental health interns from local universities to continue to provide services for students in our District. Additionally, we have partnerships with several community agencies that will provide school-based mental health services to ERUSD students.
The annual Hispanic Outreach Taskforce parent education conference is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018. The event is hosted by the Hispanic Outreach Taskforce and Whittier City School District in collaboration with the El Rancho Unified School District and other area school districts. The objective of the parent education conference is to instill in Latino parents and their children how important it is for their children to complete high school and graduate from a college or university. For more information, please contact Dr. Erin Lopez-Cadena, Coordinator of Categorical Programs at (562) 801-7320.
Beginning with the 2018/2019 school year, the Whittier Union High School District will be the transportation provider for all El Rancho Unified students who receive home-to-school transportation as outlined in the student’s IEP.
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Students are encouraged to read over the summer and every day to prevent the "summer slide." Reading is key to success of students. In fact, research proves that the more students read, the better they will achieve. El Rancho Unified is a community of readers and we want to provide every opportunity possible to support students' success.
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