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Summer School Lockdown 6-8-17
At approximately 12:00 p.m. today, James Monroe Middle School was placed on a precautionary lock-down by the Ridgecrest Police Department and Sierra Sands due to police activity on the south side of town. The lock-down was lifted at approximately 12:18 p.m. All students and staff are safe and summer school classes being held at Monroe will continue as normal.  read more about Summer School Lockdown 6-8-17
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Summer School
Summer School is here! Registration starts June 5th from 8am to 12pm. If you have not already registered for Summer School classes, please go to Monroe Middle School between 8am and 12pm on June 5th to get registered. Classes begin on June 6th at 7:15am, but you will need to be there by 7:00am on the 6th to pickup your class schedule. James Monroe Middle School is located at 340 West Church Street, Ridgecrest, CA 93555 - Phone: (760) 499-1830  read more about Summer School
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2017-18 Academic
Please review the attached updated Academic Calendar for 2017-2018. Please note the changed Late-start Wednesday times for Monroe, Murray, and Burroughs. Also, new for '17-'18 are the slight changes in regular start and end times for Monroe, Murray, and Burroughs. The Monroe and Murray regular school days will be 7:20 am - 2:15 pm and the Burroughs regular school days will be 7:45 am - 2:45 pm.  read more about 2017-18 Academic
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Open Enrollment 2017-18
Sierra Sands Unified School District Board Policy 5116.1, Intradistrict Open Enrollment, provides a window of opportunity May 1-15 each year for parents to request attendance at a school of their choice for the following school year.  read more about Open Enrollment 2017-18
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Drug Awareness Presentation for Parents
On April 17th, 2017, the Sierra Sands U.S.D. hosted a Drug Awareness for Parents Presentation...  read more about Drug Awareness Presentation for Parents
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Community Meeting April 17th, 2017
Sierra Sands Unified School District will host an informational presentation and panel discussion on substance abuse in the Indian Wells Valley.  read more about Community Meeting April 17th, 2017
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California School Dashboard
California School Dashboard  read more about California School Dashboard
Vieweg Gate Press Release
Vieweg Gate Press Release
Starting TOMORROW, Feb. 2 the Vieweg gate will be open to authorized Sierra Sands School District employee and attendee in-bound traffic  read more about Vieweg Gate Press Release
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Employee of the Year Nominations
We are now accepting nominations for our annual SSUSD Employee of the Year Program...  read more about Employee of the Year Nominations
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Kindergarten/TK Registration for 2017-18 School Year
November 2016 Superintendent's Newsletter
November 2016 Superintendent's Newsletter
November 2016 Superintendent's Newsletter  read more about November 2016 Superintendent's Newsletter
2016-19 Board Approved Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
2016-19 Board Approved Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
At the June 23, 2016 board meeting, the Board of Education approved the 2016-19 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  read more about 2016-19 Board Approved Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
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Annual Notice for Parents/Guardians
Beginning this school year the District has transitioned from the "Rights and Responsibilities Handbook for Parents and Students" to the "Annual Notice to Parents/Guardians".   read more about Annual Notice for Parents/Guardians
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Extending a warm welcome to you all as we start the 2016-17 school year.  read more about
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New Free and Reduced Meals Application For 2016-17
We are excited to announce the new on line application to apply for free or reduced price Breakfast and Lunch meals for your students   read more about New Free and Reduced Meals Application For 2016-17
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Public Notice Regarding Negotiations
PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING NEW SUBJECTS OF MEETING AND NEGOTIATING FOLLOWING PRESENTATION OF INITIAL PROPOSALS...  read more about Public Notice Regarding Negotiations
ReportCard
2014-2015 School Accountability Report Cards are available!
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District and School Mobile App
We are excited to announce our new mobile app that is now available on both Apple App Store and Google Play...  read more about District and School Mobile App
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California Healthy Youth Act Information and Supplemental Curriculum
The California Healthy Youth Act, Assembly Bill 329, took effect in January 2016  read more about California Healthy Youth Act Information and Supplemental Curriculum