Each year, the Santa Ana Public School Foundation offers mini grants to Santa Ana Unified School District educators to support innovative projects for students and to provide special opportunities for which no other funding exists, with the goal of enhance achievement. Click on the title to read more.
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, students at Sierra Preparatory Academy were exposed tot he culturally-rich sounds of the Santa Ana High School Mariachi Band during lunch on October 17, 2016. Click on the title to read more.
The Santa Ana High School N. J. R. O. T. C. held its 45th annual Pass in Review recently and used the event as an opportunity to show off their beautiful new mural, produced in collaboration with the Visual Arts students under the direction of Art Instructor Judy Westing that depicted the visual representation of armed conflicts throughout US History. Click on the title to read more.
During this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, there will be representation from SAUSD! Century High School's Douglass Torres-Escobar has been selected to participate in the Macy's Great American Marching Band. Click on the title to read more.
Paso A Paso: Together We Read provides over 1,000 English and Spanish books, songs, and games that are fun for children and easy for parents to access on any smartphone, tablet, or computer with or without an Internet connection. When the district launched the online reading tool this summer, staff set a goal of 1,000,000 words by November 1, 2016. During the October 11, 2016, Board of Education meeting, Dr. Nadia Hilman, Executive Director of Elementary, reported that we had already surpassed that goal on October 3, with 1,182,891.
Congratulations to Santiago Elementary K-8 School for being one of only four schools in Orange County to receive the Disney Musical and Segerstrom Center for the Arts grant which will provide the school with free access to Disney musical materials and professional teaching artists to guide their teachers in preparing for the performances. This year, Santiago students from 3rd-5th grades will be involved in the production of Disney's The Lion King.
Annual Marching Band Showcase
Thursday, November 17, 2016