Fullerton School District inspires learners
to leverage the arts and innovative technology
to create, collaborate, communicate, critically think,
and contribute to a global community.
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District Office and School Site ClosureDistrict Office and School Site Closure The Fullerton School District Office and all school sites will be closed on Monday, March 23, 2015 through Friday, March 27, 2015 for Spring Recess. All school sites and the District Office will reopen on Monday morning, March 30, 2015. Please note that students ...
Tea & Technology Showcase Video Clip
Tea & Technology Showcase
Chapman University student, Roma Daravi, did an amazing job creating a piece on our Tea & Technology Showcase for Chapman News. This segment was part of Chapman News which is aired live on Fridays at noon at Chapman University as well as on Time Warner Cable Channel 6 for Orange County and AT&T UVerse 99 for Los Angeles. We are excited to establish a relationship with Chapman University, Dodge ...Click Here to Read More
LCAP Annual Update
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LV’s production of Peter Pan!
Ladera Vista Students took to the air recently in the school's production of "Peter Pan". The production featured professionally staged flying, a twelve-piece orchestra, professionally designed sets, costumes created by the students of Fullerton High School, and of course the talented acting, singing, and dancing of Ladera Vista's Spartan Students. Students in the school's LV Productions class were involved in all aspects of the show, with students who were not on stage supporting the show ...Click Here to Read More
Richman School Video
Richman Elementary School Video. Please Visit site for more info.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWejDxjwAJwClick Here to Read More
Fullerton School District: Employee Health Screenings
Fullerton School District: Employee Health Screenings (ALL EMPLOYEES are eligible to participate)
Post: 02/27/15 - 04/17/15
FSD Insurance Benefits is holding its annual Health Screenings in the District Board Room.
Wednesday, April 22nd, 8am-5pm
Wednesday, April 29th, 8am-5pm
The SISC sponsored event is open to FSD employees only. ALL EMPLOYEES are eligible to participate, including: regular, probationary, temporary, playground supervisors and substitutes. Retirees & dependents 18yrs and over covered through FSD ...Click Here to Read More
FULLERTON FIT FAMILIES
Fullerton School District is sponsoring FULLERTON FIT FAMILIES on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Bring your family and a friend or two and join Fullerton School District for a 21st century scavenger hunt/geocaching event. The event will kick-off at 8:30 a.m. at the Fullerton Courthouse Parking lot (1275 N. Berkeley Avenue) and will continue along the Juanita Cooke Greenbelt Trail.Click Here to Read More
At the event, participants can use the Geocaching intro and Goto Coordinates applications ...
Production of Peter Pan at Ladera Vista Junior High School
Don’t miss out on this wonderful production of Peter Pan at Ladera Vista Junior High School!!Click Here to Read More
Fullerton February 2015 issue
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Fullerton STEM Summit
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Fullerton STEM Summit: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 5-9 pm, Sunny Hills High School GymFullerton Joint Union High School & Fullerton School District K-8 are hosting a first time ever STEM Summit! All students and families are invited to attend.Speakers and exhibitors include Caltech, Boeing, Raytheon, and US Department of Commerce to name a few. There will be kids activities and hourly raffles.
MAPLE ELEMENTARY TO UNVEIL IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND
MAPLE ELEMENTARY TO UNVEIL IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND™ PLAY EQUIPMENT SYSTEM
New play system is the first awarded to the Fullerton School District
Maple Elementary will unveil innovative playground equipment, Imagination Playground in a Cart™ on January 30. The Imagination Playground is being provided through a Let’s Play Grant from Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Mott’s, and the non-profit organization KaBOOM!.
The new Imagination Playground in a Cart™ will provide more than 500 students at Maple ...Click Here to Read More
Kindergarten Registration Begins February 19, 2015
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Open Enrollment for Intradistrict and Interdistrict Transfers
FSD Website info to be posted on December 17, 2014:
Open Enrollment 2015/2016
Open Enrollment for Intradistrict and Interdistrict Transfers for the 2015/2016 school year begins on January 20 and ends on February 18, 2015.
Parents who reside within Fullerton School District who would like their students to attend a school other than their school of residence may request an Intradistrict Transfer at their school of residence between January 20 and February 18, ...Click Here to Read More
Board of Trustees Annual Organizational Meeting
The Board of Trustees held its annual organizational meeting on December 10. Three returning trustees - Janny Meyer, Bev Berryman, and Chris Thompson - were sworn in for new four year terms. The three were unopposed in the November election. They join trustees Hilda Sugarman and Lynn Thornley, who are in the middle of their terms. (They also were unopposed in the November 2012 election.) Mr. Thompson was elected President, Mrs. Thornley Vice President, and ...Click Here to Read More
Robotics Club Needs Robots to Help Build More!
Robotics Club Needs Robots to Help Build More!Click Here to Read More
The Parks Junior High School STEM Robotics Club is taking off faster than they can build the robots! Under the guidance of Mr. Chong and Dr. Hyun, the 7th grade team did great at the Orange, CA competition on November 8, 2014. Despite some mechanical difficulties, the team was able to thrive in core values and research, giving them the ticket they needed to attend Legoland’s ...
Catch Me At My Best
Catch Me At My Best
“Catch Me At My Best” is an opportunity to recognize employees of the Fullerton School District that have gone above and beyond with customer service. School offices and District departments have “Catch Me At My Best” recognition cards available for students, parents, and fellow staff members to fill out, and the cards can be turned in to school administrators or Department managers. You may also complete a nomination form online ...Click Here to Read More
Dr. Mathew Barnett Honored at Spark IMAGINATION
Dr. Mathew Barnett Honored at Spark IMAGINATION 2014
Nicolas Junior High School Principal Dr. Mathew Barnett is being honored at Science@OC, an organization that works with schools and districts in Orange County to improve science education, prepare students for STEM careers, and engage local, state, and national organizations and networks to support science education. The mission of Science@OC is to develop scientifically literate preschool through 12th grade students in Orange ...Click Here to Read More
Laguna Road First Graders
Laguna Road First Graders Celebrate Red Ribbon Week in Style
A group of first grade students in Mrs. Kim-Lee’s class showed style while sending positive messages about Red Ribbon Week. The students were excited to share the message with the school and Mr. Sullivan. At the first grade level, the focus is on good choices, since they are too little to talk about drugs. These girls show how meaningful these types of activities ...Click Here to Read More
Teacher of the Year at Valencia Park School
Fullerton School District Teacher of the Year
Lupe Escobar was named the 2013-14 Teacher of the Year at Valencia Park School and for the Fullerton School District. It didn’t stop there – Ms. Escobar was also a top 15 finalist for Orange County Teacher of the Year. This is a very high honor, and one that few attain. On Friday, October 24, 2014, Ms. Escobar was honored at the Orange County Teacher ...Click Here to Read More
Maple School Receives Golden Bell Award
Maple School Receives Golden Bell Award
Congratulations to Maple School for receiving a 2014 Golden Bell Award for The Argumentation and Communication Leadership program in the Commmunity Schools through Partnerships and Collaboration category. Maple School excelled during the on-site validation process which ensures the integrity of the award and ensures receipt by some of the most outstanding educational programs in California. The Golden Bell Award recognizes outstanding programs that highlight best practices in education. The ...Click Here to Read More
Technology Thrives at Acacia
Technology Thrives at Acacia as Students Teach at Biola University
Hard work and determination has paid off for students at Acacia School. The school is now a 1:1 iPad school in Kindergarten through sixth grades. As recently as four and a half years ago, there was one laptop cart at Acacia School that circulated among all the upper grade classes and one iPod Touch Cart that was shared among the lower grade classes.
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Traffic Congestion and Parking Lot Safety
Fullerton School District – Traffic Congestion and Parking Lot Safety
Because of the large number of parents and children arriving at school at the same time, School Zones often present a serious safety hazard for children. As congestion increases, it becomes more difficult for parents and our students to see one another out on the street, in the sidewalk, or in the parking lot. Caring parents often unknowingly create traffic hazards while rushing to drop off ...Click Here to Read More
1:1 VIP (Visible Innovation Program) Celebration held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, and Fullerton School District Superintendent, Dr. Robert Pletka, announced the District’s distribution of over 6,000 iPads to 5th through 8th grade students through its Visible Innovation Program (VIP). The program aims to provide students with 21st Century skills, content knowledge and literacy that will help them master the multi-dimensional abilities required to equip them with the skills needed to capture life ...Click Here to Read More
Apply Now for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
Apply Now for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
Online applications are currently available at our website at any time and on any day – including weekends.
The Nutrition Services Office is open every Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Paper applications for free and reduced-price meals are available at the Nutrition Services office and in the District office's lobby.
The regular price for lunch is $2.55 for ...Click Here to Read More
Afterschool Childcare and Enrichment for TK & K
Registration for a new program at Raymond Elementary School. TheLAB Afterschool Childcare and Enrichment for TK & K.Click Here to Read More
Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP): Reinvesting in Education
The Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) was presented to the Board of Trustees by the LCAP Stakeholder Committee members during the regular School Board Meeting on May 13, 2014 for their review. The timeline for the LCAP School Board approval timeline is as follows:
June 10, 2014 – Public Hearing / Local Control Funding Formula / Local Control Accountability Plan
June 24, 2014 – Approval of Local Control Accountability Plan
The LCAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee met during the months ...Click Here to Read More
Beechwood and Hermosa Drive Schools Named as 2014 CA Distinguished Schools
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that Beechwood and Hermosa Drive Schools were named as 2014 California Distinguished Schools for their “strong commitment and innovative approaches to improving student academic achievement.”Click Here to Read More
Special kudos to Hermosa Drive School who also received physical education designation. Hermosa Drive is one of two schools in California to receive this additional designation and we are very proud of them!
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School News Roll Call Publication
Please click on the following links to electronically view the School News for the Fullerton School District. Inside you will find featured articles from our District Superintendent and each school site.
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Click here for the February/March 2014 Edition
Click here for the December 2013/January 2014 Edition
Important Information About Tdap Requirement!
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