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In-Person Local Control Accountability Plan Meeting: May 20

In an effort to reach all stakeholders, MPUSD is hosting an in-person Local Control Accountability Plan engagement meeting on Thursday, May 20 at Seaside High School to continue gathering input to inform its planning efforts and prioritize district funding on programs and services for students.

Districtwide Town Hall: May 19

As we head toward the end of the school year, MPUSD will host the last monthly Town Hall meeting to discuss Summer Academies and what the 2021-2022 school year will look like. We hope you can join us for a very brief presentation followed by plenty of time for questions and answers.

Classes of 2021 Graduations Updated

The Classes of 2021 from Central Coast High, Marina High, Monterey High, Seaside High and Monterey Adult School will graduate on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. NOTE: This location has changed from a previous location due to updated CDPH guidance.

Your Input Matters

Engagement of students, parents, staff and community members is important to MPUSD. We want to hear how our schools, and the district, are doing to involve and engage you in educating students. Your input is valuable as we align our goals and financial resources in our Local Control Accountability Plan and new Extended Learning Opportunities Grant Plan. ZOOM LINK - the.mpusd.net/lcap2021 or CALL-IN - 1-669-219-2599 (Meeting ID: 954 7226 3363, Passcode: 735060693) Click READ FULL STORY for direct link to Zoom.

Senior Cap and Gown Orders Update

The deadline to submit your cap & gown order is Friday, April 30, 2021. All orders for all items must be placed online at www.nrpnorcal.com. Orders will be distributed on Friday, May 7th, through the PBIS Office.

Best of Monterey Bay Family Guide: School is in Session

HOT OFF THE PRESS: The Best of Monterey Bay Family Guide 2021-2022 published by the Monterey County Weekly is in the field. Superintendent PK Diffenbaugh engages in a Q & A with reporter Celia Jiménez. (Publication is not available online. Provided is a PDF copy.)

COVID-19 Vaccine Available for MPUSD Students

All-In Monterey County partnered with CAPrx to make vaccinations available to MPUSD students 16 years & older at Seaside High on Wednesday, April 14 from 2 - 6 p.m. Parents will have the opportunity to speak directly to a pharmacist and address any concerns. Parent/Guardian/Adult MUST be present in order for 16 and 17 year olds to receive the vaccine. Parent consent form required in order for student to receive the vaccine. This message was sent to high school families via ParentSquare.

Instagram Live Q & A

Hey Spartans, did you miss our Instagram Live yesterday?! Click here to view the saved recording on our IGTV. If you have additional questions after watching the video, feel free to leave us a comment or DM us!

Town Hall Archives: Hybrid or Distance Learning Models

The PowerPoint and video archives of MPUSD's Town Hall on Thursday, March 11 in English and Spanish about the proposed in-person instructional model and reasoning behind the model are now available. Click headline to access the information.

Attention Spartan Seniors!!!

Did you miss the recent Senior Activities Presentation and want to find out more information about all the activities, including Senior Portraits?!

MPUSD Makes Move to Keep 6th Grade at Elementary Level Beginning in 2021-22

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, our Board of Education discussed and approved the decision making timeline for the reconfiguration and consolidation of MPUSD schools.  You may recall last school year the district convened a Vision 2025+ Task Force and engaged stakeholders in multiple community engagement meetings and surveys about the future of our schools. One of the key focus areas was whether or not to maintain 6th grade at the elementary school level.

UPDATE: Free Food for Families Locations

Due to traffic congestion at Seaside High, our partners at All in Monterey and The Food Bank of Monterey County, the Free Food for Families program has changed slightly. Mondays will be at Seaside High and Wednesdays will be at Monterey Peninsula College. See updated flyer.

January 27 Town Hall Archives and PowerPoint Presentation

The district offered a Town Hall to the community on the state of the community health, update on future in-person instruction, and reconfiguration/consolidation of elementary schools. PowerPoint and video archive are now available.
English Flyer

Free Food Boxes for Families

LIMITED TIME: Thanks to a grant from the USDA, for the next five weeks (beginning week of January 25 through February 22) MPUSD will offer free food boxes to its families. You will recall this option was available for a brief period late last year. Thank you USDA for your support!

Athletics Update

Following the recent Central Coast Section statement regarding a start date for practices, MPUSD released the following message to high school families via ParentSquare. Click headline to read more.

Welcome to Seaside High School

Seaside High School
Seaside High School is a secondary school located in Seaside, California. The school first opened in September of 1963 to Sophomores and Juniors (incoming Seniors continued to attend Monterey High School until graduation), graduating its first class in June of 1965. This year Seaside is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! Average annual enrollment is 1,200 students, attending grades 9–12. The school serves the communities of Seaside, Monterey, Marina, Sand City, and Del Rey Oaks. Its student body reflects the region's diversity of language, ethnicity, nationality, and cultures.
The school mascot is the Spartan.

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