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Thursday, May 2, 2019
Malibu City Hall, 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Format "A"
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Thursday, May 16, 2019
District Office, 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Format "B"
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
District Office, 4:00 p.m.
Special Meeting
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Spring Break

April 8 - April 19, 2019
Classes Resume April 22, 2019

Samohi Choirs Cathedral Classics Concert
Samohi Choir Presents:
'Cathedral Classics' Concert

Friday, April 26, 2019
Barnum Hall Foyer, 5:30pm & 7:30pm
Tickets >

Samohi Orchestra Aqua Pops Concert
Samohi Orchestras Pops Concert
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Barnum Hall, 6:30pm / Tickets >

JAMS Theatre Presents Singin in the Rain May 3, 4 & 5, 2019
JAMS/SMASH Theatre Presents:
"Singin' in the Rain"

Friday, May 3, 7:00pm
Saturday, May 4, 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Sunday, May 5, 7:00pm
Lincoln Middle School Auditorium

Board of Education Adopts Sustainability Plan to Guide District Conservation Efforts

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education has approved the District Sustainability Plan, which provides a strategic roadmap for formalizing and uniting the District's many existing sustainability initiatives and integrates sustainability into student learning and District operations. Read More >

SMMUSD’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition

Santa Monica and Malibu named a Best Community for Music
SMMUSD NAMM WInner 2019The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has been honored with the "Best Communities for Music Education" designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. SMMUSD joins 623 districts across the country in receiving the prestigious award in 2019, and is one of only two districts in Los Angeles County to be recognized. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. Read More >

SMMUSD Schedules Two Meetings to Share Malibu Campus Plan and Get Community Feedback

MHS Campus Plan Meetings 2/24 and 5/1/2019The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is holding two meetings where students, parents and community members are invited to participate in the Malibu Middle School and Malibu High School Campus Planning process.

When: April 24 and May 1, 2019
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Juan Cabrillo Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room, 30237 Morning View Drive, Malibu 90265

These will be town hall-style meetings, with presentations followed by workshops, including plenty of time for questions and feedback. Read More >

Applications now being accepted for the Project-Based Learning Pathway.

Project-based learning (PBL) is coming to the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District for the 2019-20 school year with the first cohort of 100 ninth grade students starting a four-year program. Learn more >

Summer Adventure 2019
Summer Adventure Online Registration Open

Summer Adventure is a fun enrichment program for students entering Transitional Kindergarten through 9th Grade. Monday, June 24 - Friday, July 26, 2019 Learn more and register at

SMMUSD Financial Oversight Committee Accepting Applications

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District's Financial Oversight Committee (FOC) is seeking qualified candidates who will bring a depth of business and/or financial expertise to the committee. There are two (2) upcoming vacancies with terms beginning July 1, 2019. Learn More >

Enrollment is Open for SMMUSD Preschools and Bridges Transitional Kindergarten Programs for 2019-20

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District welcomes families to learn more about our preschool programs, including our part day, full day and Seaside preschool options.
In addition, our Bridges Transitional Kindergarten programs are now enrolling. The Child Development Services (CDS ) program oversees various programs at several locations that serve preschool-age students throughout and outside the district. The programs include fee-based part and full day classrooms, a new tuition-free district-based program for qualifying families, as well as subsidized programs offered via state preschool. Read More >

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 >

Measure M Update: Court Order and Decision for Motion to Remove PCBs at Malibu High School

The district was diligently working toward complying with the court order when community members expressed interest in using the school bond (should Measure M pass) dedicated explicitly towards building a new Malibu middle and high school, which would address the PCB issues of the campus by removing them instead of remediating as originally planned. Community members included the Facilities Advisory Committee, Malibu (FDAC-M) and Superintendent's advisory committee for the bond and ultimately the entire school board. Read More >

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 >


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