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Winter Recess - NO SCHOOL

Monday, December 24, 2018
- Friday, January 4, 2019
Elementary Schools:
Monday, January 7, 2019
Middle and High Schools:
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

School Board Meetings

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
St. Monica Catholic Church
Special Meeting: Board Retreat
Agenda > I Board Notes


Message from Dr. Drati:
All environmental testing results are clear >
Todos los resultados delas pruebas ambientales
salieron limpios > 12/12/18

All Malibu schools now open.

Visit each school website for Environmental Reports.

Click here for more information > 11/28/18
Haga clic aquí para obtener información> 11/24/18 >

Let's Help SMMUSD Fire VictimsLet's Help Malibu Fire Victims

Resources > Updated 11/27/18
Recursos para familias y empleados afectados por los incendios en Malibu Actualizada 11/19/18>

SMMUSD to Hold Special Meeting on December 18, 2018

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special open session meeting on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the St. Monica Catholic Church Auditorium: 701 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA.
The purpose of this meeting is to allow the SMMUSD school principals to present their Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs) to the Board of Education. This is an annual presentation. The actual plans were approved on November 15, 2018.
During the special meeting, the Board of Education will also be discussing student achievement data from this fall as well as the project-based learning high school scheduled to open in 2019-20. The agenda for the special meeting will be posted here.

SMMUSD Kindergarten Roundup 2019-20Enrolling Next Year’s Kindergarteners in SMMUSD

Elementary schools throughout the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will be welcoming resident parents of incoming Kindergarteners to tour the schools and find out more about enrolling their children for the 2019-20 school year. The events are planned for January and February 2019 with dates for each school posted online.
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten Round-Up, as the yearly event is called, is an opportunity for Santa Monica and Malibu parents of children entering TK or Kindergarten next year to meet the principal of their neighborhood school, visit classrooms, and begin the registration process for the 2019-20 school year. Learn More >

Message from Superintendent Dr. Ben Drati: Measure M Passed - What's Next?

We are in the final stages of thorough cleaning of schools, following the devastating fire last month, with the plan of opening Juan Cabrillo and Malibu High School next week. Please continue to follow our updates and review the district or school websites for previous communications and posting of clearance testing results. Read More >

Samohi Discovery Building Project

Notice of Availability of Draft EIR  I  Draft EIR

SMMUSD Seeking New Personnel Commissioner

Open Until Filled
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is seeking applications for appointment to the Personnel Commission.

Applications are now being accepted for the Personnel Commission vacancy, which becomes a vailable in December 2018. The appointment will expire after 3 years.

The Personnel Commission is the public body responsible for the administration of a "merit system;" for the selection, retention and promotion of classified (i.e., non-teaching) employees in a public school system. By law, it is composed of three members appointed for three-year terms with the term of one member expiring each year. Read More >
For more information, download the flyer >

Point Dume Marine Science School Campus Project UpdatePoint Dume Marine Science School Facility Improvement Projects Update, Fall 2018

The Point Dume Marine Science School (PDMSS) campus will continue to see a lot of construction activity between now and the fall of 2019 when we will welcome Cabrillo students to the PDMSS campus. Click on the link to see the rundown of what’s going on, and what’s planned.

District Launches Energy-Use Dashboard

District Energy Saving Competition Underway
As part of its continuing sustainability efforts, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has launched the SMMUSD Energy Use Dashboard, an interactive tool that students, staff, parents and community members can use to monitor the district's energy use by school and district sites. Learn more about the SMMUSD Energy-Use Dashboard >

SMMUSD School Board Approves Framework for Malibu Unification

Fifty-year revenue-sharing plan recommended
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved a framework for Malibu unification, with a 50-year revenue sharing plan, at a special board meeting held on March 20, 2018 in the district's boardroom in Santa Monica. Read more >
El Consejo Escolar de SMMUSD Aprueba el Sistema para la Unificación de Malibu >


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Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
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