El Rancho Unified School District

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* * * * Welcome to the 2018/2019 school year! * * * * Online meal applications are now available. Please complete yours today. * * * * Be safe at school. Please use drop off and pick up zones. * * * *
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Upcoming Events

Board of Education Meeting
Date: 8/21/2018, 6:30 PM
Location: Pico Rivera City Hall
Back to School Night-Birney Tech Academy
Date: 8/28/2018
Back to School Night- Rivera Elementary, South Ranchito, STEAM Academy
Date: 8/29/2018
Back to School Night - Durfee, Magee, North Ranchito, Rio Vista, Valencia, North Park, Rivera Middle, Ellen Ochoa Prep, Salazar High
Date: 8/30/2018
Holiday - No School for Students
Date: 9/3/2018

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Meal Applications

Free and reduced price meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply, a Free and Reduced Meal Application Form must be completed. You can complete the form by accessing the online meal application quick link above or by visiting your child’s school to obtain a paper copy. Only complete one application per family. The information you provide will be used to determine or prove your child’s eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits. If you have any questions about the meal application or your child’s eligibility, please contact the District Food Services Department at (562) 801-7440.

El Rancho Unified Schools are Prepared for an Emergency

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.

El Rancho Unified Continues to Provide Mental Health Services for Students

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.

Parent Education Opportunity

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.

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