eNews & Notes - April 22, 2022

eNews & Notes - April 22, 2022
Posted on 04/22/2022
eNews & Notes - April 22, 2022
San Bernardino City Unified School District

A Moment with Doc Ervin
In this week’s video series, Superintendent Doc Ervin visits a classroom at Wilson Elementary School.

Future in Focus
Quick tips, brief updates, and reminders about what’s coming up to help families, employees, and our community make the most of our schools.

2022-2023 School Calendar Now Available
Get a jump on planning for next school year by downloading the 2022-2023 School Calendar.
Checking out the calendar now allows you to see all the upcoming holidays and spring and winter breaks.

Free Vision Screening and Recycled Eyeglasses
The Lions International Clubs of Yucaipa Valley and Grand Terrace are sponsoring free vision screenings/eye health assessments and, if necessary, free recycled eyeglasses to anyone in need on Saturday, April 23 at San Bernardino High School. Check in is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and all services are provided for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Call or text (909) 223-2333 or download the flyer for more information.

Aeries Tip of the Week: Resetting Passwords
The Aeries Parent/Student Portal provides parents and students with a secure, convenient way to access student information like attendance, grades, assignments, test scores, and assessment standards online.
If you forget your password for the Aeries Parent Portal, resetting it is quick and easy by following these simple steps.

Weekly Bulletin
Each Monday morning, SBCUSD publishes the Weekly Bulletin through ParentSquare, where we share a collection of events to keep you connected to SBCUSD and the community. Check out the Weekly Bulletin Mondays at 11 a.m.
Highlights of the Week
Highlights of key news from the week that will help you stay in the know.

Our Music Education Rocks!
Congratulations to Elementary Instruction and Secondary Education for earning a 2022 NAMM Best Community for Music Education Award. SBCUSD was one of only 738 school districts across the nation and the only school district in San Bernardino County recognized for outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, and students to make music education part of the curriculum.
SBCUSD Art Showcase
You can enjoy the amazing visual arts from our talented SBCUSD students during the National Orange Show Fair, now through April 24, at the NOS Event Center. Admission to the fair is free for all on Wednesday and just $2 per person on Thursday and Friday. Admission is $5 on Saturday and Sunday. Admission includes the art showcase, which is held in the Orange Pavillion. To learn more about the National Orange Show Fair, please visit their website at https://www.nosevents.com/national-orange-show-fair.

SBHS Alumnus Earns Education Award
Congratulations to Minnesota Vikings Running Back Alexander Mattison for earning an Education Medal of Honor from the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools. The San Bernardino High School graduate is being recognized as a Volunteer in Action/Community Volunteer on April 28 during a virtual ceremony. You can view the awards ceremony live beginning at 5:30 p.m. on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/SBCSS1/featured.

Man of the Year Finalist
Kudos to San Bernardino High Schools’ Jaime Rios for being selected as a finalist for the 47th Assembly District Man of the Year Award for his unwavering dedication to uplifting the community. Jaime is bilingual school outreach worker and has won numerous awards for his work with students at Cardinal City.

SBCUSD in the News
Education Medal of Honor and Distinguished Service Award Winners
In the Spotlight

Summer School Registration Now Open

The last day of school for San Bernardino City Unified students is June 2. When we started the school year back in August after more than a year in distance learning, we knew students would need additional support.

Since returning to in-person instruction, the SBCUSD workforce of more than 8,000 teachers and support staff have made tremendous strides in supporting student academic achievement by offering expanded learning opportunities for students.
Just like last summer, our schools will remain open in June to serve students who will be attending summer session.
Families who want their elementary and middle school children to attend summer school in person can register them now until May 6.

Summer school will run from June 8 to June 30 and the hours for elementary school will be 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CAPS will be offered from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Middle school students, including incoming sixth-graders, will  also attend summer school from June 8 to June 30 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A CAPS STEAM enrichment program will be offered from 12:30 to 6 p.m. and spots are limited.
And, the Virtual Academy is also offering summer school for students attending the academy. All students interested in summer school can register at www.sbcusd.com/summer2022.
Students who attend summer school will strengthen their academic foundations in English-language arts, math, and a variety of electives to prepare them for the next grade. Studies show that students who attend summer school perform better academically because they have additional time to reinforce core skills and retain what they learned the previous school year.
“Summer school is not just for students who may be struggling academically,” said Director of Elementary Instruction Amy Coker. “All students can benefit from an extra month of instruction and engaging activities, especially after spending more than a year learning at home during the pandemic.”

Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for all students enrolled in summer school. Transportation will be provided for students who qualify.

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