SMMUSD Press Releases


2007-2008 Press Releases

June

June 2, 2008
SMMUSD Special Board of Education Meeting – June 9, 2008 at 4:00pm
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

June 9, 2008
SMMUSD Hosting Community Input Sessions Regarding Interim Superintendent
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

June 10, 2008
Gov. Schwarzenegger Congratulating National Science Bowl Champions
Hugo Pedroza, Santa Monica High School Principal

June 12, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Special Closed Session Meeting – June 18, 2008
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

June 12, 2008
SMMUSD Seniors to Graduate June 17th and 19th
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

June 20, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education to Hold Special Closed Session Meetings to Interview Interim Superintendent Candidates
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

June 27, 2008
Board of Education to Hold Special Meeting to Continue Interviews for Interim Superintendent
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent 

May

May 2, 2008
Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Celebrating 10th Anniversary
Dona Richwine, Nutrition Specialist

Administrative Changes at SMMUSD
Michael Matthews, Assistant Superintendent

May 6, 2008
SAMOHI Science Bowl & SAGE Students Receive Top Honors – Celebration May 7th at 1:00pm
Hugo Pedroza, Santa Monica High School Principal

May 7, 2008
Board of Education Workshop Regarding Special Education – May 13, 2008
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

May 14, 2008
Special Board of Education Workshop: May 20th at 4:00pm
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

May 16, 2008
New Principal Selected for SMASH K-8 School
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

May 19, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Retreat – May 22, 2008
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

May 21, 2008
Student-Generated Math Podcasts Continue to Receive National and International Recognition
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

May 30, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Special Meeting – June 4, 2008
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

May 30, 2008
Superintendent Talarico to Join Burlingame School District
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

April

April 2, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Budget Information Workshop April 7th at the District Office
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

April 7, 2008
Grammy Foundation Announces 2008 Grammy Signature Schools
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

April 8, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Retreat – April 12, 2008
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

April 9, 2008
SAMOHI Symphony Orchestra Returns from a Central European Tour!
Tom Whaley, Director of Visual and Performing Arts

April 15, 2008
Franklin Elementary School Named CA Distinguished School
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

March

March 25, 2008
Measure “R” General Information and Senior Exemptions
Dawn Smithfield, Business and Fiscal Services

February

February 6, 2008
Measure R Passes!
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

February 6, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Special Meetings in February
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

February 11, 2008
SMMUSD Stairway of the Stars Performance - March 6th and 7th
Tom Whaley, Director of Visual and Performing Arts

February 19, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Workshop: Literacy Programs and Intervention
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

February 22, 2008
SMMUSD Board of Education Retreat and Special Meeting – February 27, 2008
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

February 22, 2008
SMMUSD Musicians Exemplify World Class Public Education
Tom Whaley, Coordinator, Visual & Performing Arts

February 27, 2008
SMMUSD Unveils Newly Designed District Website
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

February 28, 2008
Special Board Meeting on March 5, 2008
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

February 27, 2008
SMMUSD Recognizes National Board Certified Teachers
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

January

January 3, 2008
SMMUSD Waives 2007-08 Parcel Tax Assessment for Recent Wildfire Victims CORRECTION

Jan Maez, Assistant Superintendent

January 22, 2008
Public Input Sessions Scheduled for SMMUSD Special Education Program Review
Sarah Wahrenbrock, Assistant to the Superintendent

January 29, 2008
Press Release from Santa Monica Malibu USD regarding today's events at Lincoln Middle School
Tim Walker, Deputy Superintendent

December

December 4, 2007
SMMUSD Student Chosen to Receive "Hero" Award by CNN
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

December 5, 2007
Malcolm McNab to Host Free Trumpet Clinic to SMMUSD Students
Tom Whaley, Director of Visual & Performing Arts

December 5, 2007
SMMUSD Board of Education High Performing Governance Teams Retreat December 10th at District Office
Sarah Wahrenbrock

December 6, 2007
Retiring SAMOHI Art Teacher to Exhibit Own Watercolor Paintings
Tom Whaley, Director of Visual & Performing Arts

December 20, 2007
SMMUSD Waives the 2007-08 Parcel Tax Assessment for Recent Wildfire Victims
Jan Maez, Assistant Superintendent

November

November 7, 2007
SMMUSD Choir and Orchestra Students Shine!
Tom Whaley, Coordinator of Visual & Performing Arts

November 13, 2007
First Ever Kid-Powered SMMUSD Leadership Conference
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

November 28, 2007
Come See Our Schools
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

October

October 16, 2007
SMMUSD Public Schools Week, State of Our Schools Reprise, and Open Schoolhouses: November 4th-10th
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

October 17, 2007
SMMUSD Board of Education Special Meeting on October 25, 2007 at 6:00pm
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

October 19, 2007
SMMUSD Receives Increased Bond Rating from Aa3 to Aa2
Steve Hodgson, Acting Assistant Superintendent

October 23, 2007
Malibu Schools (Except for Webster Elem.) Reopening after Fires on October 24, 2007
Tim Walker, Deputy Superintendent

October 25, 2007
Four SMMUSD Elementary Schools Recipients of 2007 CA Honor Roll School Award
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

October 25, 2007
School District Seeking New Personnel Commissioner
Michael Matthews, Assistant Superintendent

October 29, 2007
SMMUSD Teacher’s Technology Implementation Recognized during LACOE Keynote Address
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

September

September 4, 2007
Teamwork 101: Teachers, Parents, and Administrators Unite to Celebrate Public Schools
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

September 21, 2007
SMMUSD Announces New CFO
Tim Walker, Deputy Superintendent

September 25, 2007
SMMUSD Board of Education Additional Meetings: Sep 27th & Oct 1st
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

September 25, 2007
SMMUSD Board of Education & Measure “BB” Advisory Committee to Hold Joint Meeting on October 2nd
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

August

August 6, 2007
SMMUSD Board of Education Appoints New Board Member
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

August 24, 2007
SMMUSD Board of Education High Performing Governance Teams Retreat August 29th at District Office
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

August 29, 2007
SMMUSD Board of Education High Performing Governance Teams Retreat September 4th at District Office
Dianne Talarico, Superintendent

July

July 2, 2007
Applications Now Available to Fill Vacancy on Board of Education
Tim Walker, Deputy Superintendent