The Foundation for Santa Barbara High School is proud to announce the success of #SBHSStrong, a program to support school families who were negatively impacted by the Thomas Fire and Montecito debris flows. Created just two months ago, The Foundation for SBHS’s new fund allocated a total of $107,850 to 115 students. Gifts targeted families […]
Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education announced the selection of Kelly A. Moore as Safety Coordinator for Santa Barbara Unified School District. The position will manage safety projects and initiatives, safety training, and will serve as an informational resource to staff and administrators. Kelly A. Moore will begin on July 17, 2018.
Santa Barbara Unified School District Food Services will offer FREE meals to all youth 18 years old and younger at multiple sites throughout the county beginning June 11, 2018.
It is with great sadness that the Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education learned of the sudden passing of Principal Jo Ann Caines yesterday. Those who worked with her described her as a courageous leader who was a tireless advocate for justice and education of all students. She set a high standard for […]
Santa Barbara Unified School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Santa Barbara Unified School District answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program, and community music-making programs. Responses were verified with school officials and reviewed by The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas.
Among 7,500 student winners across the nation to receive $2500 scholarships for college, five are local Santa Barbara Unified School District high school students The 2018 National Merit Scholarship selection committee named five Santa Barbara Unified School District high school seniors as winners of the National Merit $2500 scholarship. High school students enter the National […]
Santa Barbara Unified School District was, once again, honored with the 2018 Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. This designation is the latest example of Santa Barbara Unified’s efforts to lead the way in offering music and the arts […]
Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education announced the selection of Christina Giguiere as the principal for Washington elementary school a part of Santa Barbara Unified School District. Giguiere will begin her service as principal of Washington elementary on July 1, 2018. Giguiere succeeds Sierra Loughridge as principal who was selected to serve as […]
At the May 22, 2018 meeting of the Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education, the Board approved the appointment of Dr. Richard Rundhaug as the interim principal for San Marcos High School for the 2018-19 school year. The vote was 4-1, with Dr. Jackie Reid, Wendy Sims-Moten, Ismael Paredes Ulloa, and Kate Parker […]
Announcement made for the positions of Principal for Santa Barbara high school and Santa Barbara Community Academy, Director of Facilities and Modernization, and Coordinator of After-School and Extended Learning Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education announced the selection of Elise Simmons, Ed.D as the principal for Santa Barbara high school, Anna Scharfeld as […]