eNews & Notes - April 29, 2022

eNews & Notes - April 29, 2022
Posted on 04/29/2022
eNews & Notes - April 29, 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 Henry 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.

Thank a Lunch Hero Next Week
Among the special resolutions recently adopted by the Board of Education is one recognizing  School Nutrition Week, which is May 2–6, 2022, and School Lunch Hero Day, May 6, 2022.
During the school shut down, hundreds of Nutrition Services employees worked on site to ensure that our students continued receiving nutritious meals. If you have a chance, be sure to show your appreciation for the hard work of these dedicated employees who help SBCUSD feed its more than 46,000 students.

Our Teachers Rule!
SBCUSD is celebrating our teacher heroes next week in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, which is Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6. Please remember to say thank you to our deserving teachers and show your appreciation. SBCUSD scholars and parents can upload a special message or photo to social media to support and honor your SBCUSD teachers.  Be sure to use the hashtag #SBCUSDTeacherHeroes.

We encourage SBCUSD scholars, families, and staff to promote National Teacher Day by wearing red on Wednesday, May 3.

Aeries Tip of the Week: Using the Mobile App
Did you know that the Aeries Parent Portal has a free app that allows users to access grades, attendance, and much more in a mobile-friendly format?
If you already have an Aeries Parent Portal account, you can begin using the mobile app right away after downloading it from the App Store or Google Play, and then following the instructions here. If you don’t yet have an Aeries account, follow these steps to get started.

Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
5:30 p.m.
Dr. Margaret Hill Community Room
777 North F Street, San Bernardino
Watch live 

Pure Land Foundation Food Distribution
The Pure Land Foundation will hold a drive-through food distribution on Saturday, May 14 at Pacific High School from 9 a.m. to noon or until supplies last.

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.

California Athletic Director of the Year
Three cheers for San Gorgonio High School Athletic Director Matt Maeda on being named California State Athletic Director of the Year. This honor was recently presented to Maeda by the California State Athletic Directors Association. Maeda is a Class of 1985 graduate of San G, where he taught math and physics and has coached several sports throughout the years.

Jaime Rios is Man of the Year!
The 47th Assembly District Man of the Year Award recently went to San Bernardino High Schools’ Jaime Rios for his unwavering dedication to uplifting the community. Jaime is the school’s bilingual school outreach worker and has won numerous awards for his work with students at Cardinal City and in the community.

Continue Health Screening at Home
SBCUSD asks for your continued support in monitoring children daily for symptoms of illness.   If your child is not feeling well, please keep them home and notify the school office. You can watch our video for more helpful tips for keeping illnesses out of our schools all year long.
In the Spotlight

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Margaret Hill
Four months have passed since the untimely death of Board of Education member Dr. Margaret Hill, and the legacy of our beloved retired administrator continues to be felt around SBCUSD.

A display case at the Board of Education building lobby is dedicated to Dr. Hill and showcases a variety of mementos from her decades of advocacy on behalf of children in our region. The display case includes the commemorative gavel fellow trustees presented to Dr. Hill following her term as president of the governing body, along with proclamations and awards she earned over the years. You can view the case during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Board of Education building, 777 North F Street, San Bernardino.
And District Police patrol cars are emblazoned with a color decal of Dr. Hill, with her famous quote, “It’s all about the children,” underneath.
An ardent advocate for children, Dr. Hill died in December 2021 at the age of 81 after being elected to the Board of Education in 2011. She led the District as Board President from 2015–2017. She started her local education career in 1971 as a teacher before serving as vice principal at San Bernardino High School. Dr. Hill retired from SBCUSD in 2003 after serving 16 years as the principal of San Andreas High School.

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