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WUSD Launches New Online Community to Support Teachers

Everyday great teaching and learning is going on in classrooms throughout the district.  With this in mind, WUSD recently launched a new online community where WUSD teachers can share strategies and techniques that are working with each other.  The community, called...

Washington Union’s Cash for College Draws Large Crowds

On November 9th, WUHS’s College and Career Academy hosted its first Cash for College event of the school year.  Over 70 families attended and were able to complete their FAFSA applications on the spot! College and Career Academy Counselor, Mike Toste, coordinated the...

WUSD Buses Designated as “No Bully” Buses

The following excerpts were re-printed with permission from The Southwest Transportation Agency. Since its inception, Washington Unified has partnered with the Southwest Transportation Agency to safely transport all students to and from school. Southwest...

West Fresno Middle School Honors Students Take on Teaching Roles

Mark Jensen's 8th grade Honors Science students at West Fresno Middle School are gearing up to put their studies into practice.  Through an innovative new program, Jensen's students will be tasked with teaching the scientific principles that they are learning about to...

WUSD Staff Continue to Receive Training on Footsteps2Brilliance®

WUSD Preschool and After School Program staff spent this past Saturday learning how to use Footsteps2Brilliance®, an innovative early reading program for students. Staff is now ready to use this interactive program with students so that WUSD can achieve its goal of...

Tips to Help Your Child Get Ready for the 2017-18 School Year

The 2017-18 School Year is about to start and WUSD is excited for our children to begin their learning experience!  Below are a few tips that we put together as families help their children get ready for the first days of school!  If you have any questions, don't...

Food Services: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Announcement

  Dear Parent or Guardian:   We are pleased to inform you that  Washington Unified  School District will be implementing a new option available to schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs called the Community...

Promotions, Graduations & Events, 2017

Event Day Date Time Location May Day Celebration Saturday May 6 5:00 pm John Ventura Stadium WUSD Board of Trustees Mtg Wednesday May 10 5:30 pm District Office WU Scholarship Dinner Thursday May 11 6:00 pm District Office WU FFA Spring Banquet Tuesday May 16 5:30 pm...

LCAP Community Meeting – May 8, 2017

   Mark your calendar! LCAP Community Meeting May 8 Learn and provide input into the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) goals for all students with a focus on English Learners, socio-economically disadvantaged students, and foster youth. Monday, May 8, 2017...

Congratulations to Mrs. Susana Figueroa – West Fresno Elementary

Mrs. Figueroa  was awarded the annual Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE) Innovation Grant for her submission of "Art Hop Highlighting Community" - West Fresno Elementary.  A reception was held in her honor as well as the other recipients. Mrs. Figueroa along...

District launches new websites

During the summer of 2016, the Washington Unified School District (WUSD) kicked off a Web Redesign Project. This project was designed 100% in-house, saving the District thousands of dollars. After months of hard work, the District is delighted to officially announce...

Food Services: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Announcement

  Dear Parent or Guardian:   We are pleased to inform you that  Washington Unified  School District will be implementing a new option available to schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs called the Community...

Food Services: Media Release 2016-17

WASHINGTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington Unified School District today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the [National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs] for the  2016-2017 school year. All...

AFLAC

Staff please be advised that we have an active status with AFLAC and if anyone is interested in any of their policies, please feel free to call James Neil at (408) 444-2991 or email at james_neill@us.aflac.com

2016-17 July 1 Budget

School Districts shall adopt a budget on or before July 1 of each year {Ed Code 42127(a)(2)}.  The governing board shall file the budget with the county superintendent within five days of adoption or by July 1, whichever occurs first {Ed Code 42127(a)(2)}. 2016-17...

Professional Development Opportunities – Summer of 2016

Dear WUSD Staff, It is our pleasure to offer a wide range of Professional Development opportunities during the summer of 2016.  Each curricular training being offered is of high value as we fine-tune our Professional Learning Communities and focus on student...

Objection to Disclosure of Student Information – April 1, 2016

In 2012, a group of parents filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Education (CDE) claiming, in part, that the CDE failed to appropriately oversee local school districts and their compliance with special education and Section 504.  As part of that...