Poway Unified School District

Superintendent's Message

March 13, 2015

Dear PUSD Families,

Beginning next week, PUSD students in grades three through eight and grade eleven will join nearly three million California students in taking the first-ever California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). This is the first statewide administration of these new online tests that replace the paper-based, multiple-choice Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program.

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2015-2016 New Student Enrollment 

Parents/Guardians:  Enrollment for the 2015-2016 is fast approaching.  All new students K-12 need to fill out enrollment forms listed here at the District. See/ENROLLMENT/ for further instructions (2014-15 forms available now; 2015-16 forms will be available after May 1st)..


ADDRESS LOOKUP - If you are not sure which school your child should be attending click here to look up this information.

Transitional Kindergarden(TK) Waitlist starts March 2nd. [Only students born June 1, 2010 to September 1, 2010 need to be on the waitlist.  All those born between September 2, 2010 and December 2, 2010 will automatically be placed in a TK class.] Parent letters go out sometime during February -- watch your school website for more instructions and Orientation information.  SEE Transitional Kindergarten page for more information

TK-KINDERGARTEN Enrollment forms for the 2015/16 school year will be available on May 1st.  Please check with your school site for their kindergarten enrollment dates.  Click here for a copy of the 2015-16 Kindergarten information letter.




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Free Parent Education Evening:
Wednesday, 4/22 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. What Every Parent Needs to Know About Drug and Alcohol Abuse! with Author of Bringing Your Teen Back From the Brink Will Wooton, CADC II @ Bernardo Heights Middle
Teens in every community and school environment are increasingly exposed to drugs – ever more powerful drugs – at younger and younger ages. No neighborhood, school, or income level is immune. In fact, upscale communities are sometimes more prone to the problem because where there’s money, the drug dealers follow. And today’s media, especially the Internet, is an endless source of information on drugs – even glorifying their use.”

CANCELLED Positive Parenting Program Series! Positive Parenting Program workshops presented by Jewish Family Services consist of three FREE 90-minute seminars and include topics such as resiliency, independence, respect and cooperation in children.

#12  Tues-Thurs-Tues  4/28, 4/30, 5/5 from 6-8 p.m. in MPR @Rolling Hills Elementary SEE FLYER
* Offered in English ONLY!

CANCELLED Parenting with Second Step:  Skills for Academic and Social Success at Home!  Reserve your space today by filling out the registration form on p. 4 and mailing along with your check made out to PUSD or register online at www.theparentworkshops.com.  Series is $39/individual + $15/book = $54 total or $69/couple + $15/book = $84 total. 

#4  Tuesdays, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12 from 6-7:45 p.m. in MPR @  Chaparral Elementary SEE FLYER

Active Parenting of Teens Series! Active Parenting of Teens is a highly successful, research based program by Michael Popkin, Ph.D, which provides parents with the skills they need to use effective discipline, teach responsibility and communicate with their teens. Each session also shows parents how to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality and peer pressure.

www.theparentworkshops.com.  Series is $39/individual + $15/book = $54 total or $69/couple + $15/book = $84 total

#8  Thursdays 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in LRC @ Black Mountain Middle SEE FLYER

*Call 858-668-4084 to register today!


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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identification, mental or physical disability. All course offerings, student clubs, and extracurricular activities are open to all students. For more information, please contact Tracy Hogarth, Associate Superintendent, Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406. Annual Notification of Rights | Annual Notification Employee Rights

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