Santa Barbara County schools cancel non-essential travel & events due to COVID-19 concerns

Attention SB Unified families and staff, We are providing you with an important message from Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Susan Salcido that reflects the collaboration between SB Unified, our partner districts across the county, the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health and the Santa Barbara County Education Office. (see Dr. Salcido’s […]

SB Unified Certificated Interview Fair

Discover your future in education with us! SB Unified Certificated Interview Fair Saturday, April 4, 2020 Santa Barbara Junior High 721 E. Cota St., Santa Barbara Apply by March 15, 2020 at www.sbunified.org/jobs (Click on the certificated tab & go to interview fair job posting.) If selected for an interview, you will receive an email from our team […]

School Trustees Select Superintendent Search Firm

Santa Barbara School Board Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday to hire McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. as the consulting firm to handle the district’s search for a new superintendent. Cary Matsuoka, who has served as the Santa Barbara schools’ chief for the past four years, will retire in June. The Omaha, Nebraska-based firm has been conducting […]

Franklin Elementary Earns California Distinguished School Award

Franklin Elementary School students and staff are elated with the news that their campus has earned the prestigious California Distinguished School recognition. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond made the announcement on Wednesday that Franklin is one of 323 elementary schools across the state being honored under the 2020 California Distinguished Schools Award Program. […]

Junior High Curriculum Review Nights in January 2020

SAVE THE DATE! Junior High Curriculum Review Nights in January 2020 Families will have the opportunity to review potential junior high curricula and give feedback after a formal presentation. You can attend a presentation at any location, regardless of where your child attends school. You only need to attend once for Science and once for […]

College Coach Guides High School Seniors Toward Academic Success

  What does it take to be successful in college? Show up with a notebook and pen. Learn to say “no.” Use the 5-minute rule to fight procrastination. Write down goals and put them in a place you’ll see them before you fall asleep and first-thing when you wake up. These were just a few […]

High schools offer many opportunities to learn what each campus offers

Our annual High School showcase was a success! Check out video highlights from the event to see how eighth-graders across the district learned more about what experiences and opportunities lie ahead in high school. Missed the showcase??? Santa Barbara Unified School District high schools offer many ways to learn more about each campus. We’d like […]