Young Artists to Showcase Original Artwork

The public is invited to attend Santa Barbara Unified School District’s elementary school art shows Santa Barbara Unified School District elementary school art shows are back again this year. The art shows are an opportunity for every student to exhibit a piece of original artwork and are co-curated by students and art teachers. Elementary school […]

A Direct Relief Grant of $100,000 Infuses #SBHSStrong Enabling The Foundation for Santa Barbara High School To Better Support Current Students and Families Impacted by Thomas Fire/Montecito Debris Flows

Direct Relief has donated $100,000 to the Foundation for Santa Barbara High School (Foundation for SBHS) to be distributed to current Santa Barbara High School students and their families directly impacted by the Thomas Fire and Montecito Debris Flows. There are 200 families at this local high school who live within the 93108 zip code […]

Santa Barbara Unified School District’s Adams Elementary School Receives 2018 California Distinguished Schools Honor

Adams Elementary School, a part of Santa Barbara Unified School District, receives the 2018 California Distinguished Schools honor, a statewide recognition of California elementary schools that made exceptional gains in implementing academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. The recognition is a part of the Distinguished Schools Program that returns […]

2018 June Downing Memorial Outstanding Educator Award presented to Sally DeLyser of Santa Barbara Unified School District

Statewide recognition honors educators who are advancing inclusive education and equitable opportunities for students, particularly those with the most significant disabilities and support needs. Cal-TASH, the California chapter of TASH, an international leader in disability advocacy, presented Sally DeLyser of Monroe Elementary, a part of Santa Barbara Unified School District, the 2018 June Downing Memorial […]

School safety message in response to Florida high school shooting

Dear Santa Barbara Unified School District Families: On behalf of our Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education and our entire school community, our condolences go out to all the families facing unimaginable grief at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Broward County, Florida. There are no words for the the violation that tragedies […]

Five-Million-Dollar Donation from The Foundation for Santa Barbara High School Presented to Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education for the Peabody Grandstand Replacement, Stadium Renovation, and Site Utilities Upgrade Project

Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education accepted a five-million-dollar donation from the Foundation for Santa Barbara High School (Foundation for SBHS) for the Peabody Grandstand Replacement, Stadium Renovation, and Site Utilities Upgrade Project. “The Peabody Stadium capital campaign was a historic success for the Foundation,” said Greg Tebbe, Peabody Stadium Renovation Campaign Chair […]

Jacqueline Reid, PhD elected President of the Board of Education as part of the Reorganization of Santa Barbara Unified School Board of Education Leadership

Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education elected their 2018 leadership. Officers who will serve as president, vice president, and clerk are: Dr. Jacqueline Reid, President; Wendy Sims-Moten, Vice President; and Laura Capps, Clerk. The Board also approved their regular meeting dates through June 2019 and appointed members to a variety of county, district, […]

All Santa Barbara Unified Schools Will Reopen as Planned in the New Year

School campuses being prepared for students’ return following the disruption of the Thomas Fire Santa Barbara Unified School District will reopen schools as planned on January 2, 2018. Santa Barbara Unified schools were closed from December 7 through 15 in advance of winter break as a result of the Thomas Fire. Cleanup efforts for approximately […]