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Thursday, October 3, 2019
Malibu City Hall, 5:30 p.m.
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
District Office, 5:30 p.m.
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Message from Superintendent Dr. Ben Drati: Importance of Attendance

While September is Attendance Awareness Month, our district's pledge is to create a culture of showing up every day of every month. We know that achievement and student success are inextricably linked to attendance. The leadership and staff at SMMUSD are dedicated to ongoing communication, support and encouragement around the importance of attendance.
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Pupil Fees Settlement Update August 2019

Superintendent's message regarding a pending class action lawsuit against the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, de Baca, et al. v. Santa Monica-Malibu USD, LA Superior Court Case No. BC674932.
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Free and Reduced-Price Meals for SMMUSD Students Notification: School Year 2019-20

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District announced its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household income is less than or equal to the federal guidelines.
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School Visitor Management System Coming This Fall

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is pleased to announce that all of our campuses will use the Raptor visitor management system to strengthen our campus safety programs for students and staff. All schools will have the new system installed for use during the first week of the new school year. Lincoln Middle School successfully piloted this program this school year. Read More > I Español >

SMMUSD Announces Naming of School and Facility

New SMMUSD school facilities namedMalibu Elementary School and Michelle and Barack Obama Center for Inquiry and Exploration both approved by school board
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved the naming of the newly combined Juan Cabrillo Elementary School and Point Dume Marine Science School as Malibu Elementary School, and approved the naming of the facility housing Olympic High School, the new project-based learning pathway and other programs to the Michelle and Barack Obama Center for Inquiry and Exploration at a special board meeting on May 30, 2019 in Santa Monica. Read More >


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