Sharing the Good News & Good Work of Students and Staff

April 2016 Edition

Dear #TeamPUSD, the past month has just flown by. I hope you enjoyed your Spring Break! I was encouraged by the positive feedback I received after the inaugural March edition. Please keep the submissions coming: cpaik@powayusd.com. Enjoy this month's newsletter! -Christine Paik, Director of Communications
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Superintendent's April Message

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. It’s a message that prompts me to think about resilience, especially in challenging times. This time of year can be both stressful and exciting for our students. What is resilience and how do we, as adults, foster it in our students? Click here to read Dr. Collins' full message.

2016-2017 PUSD Teachers of the Year!

Meet our Teachers of the Year and watch the surprise visits they received from District leadership and the selection committee:

2016 Teacher of the Year

Staff and School Achievements

Student Achievements

April is School Library Month

It's a time to celebrate and appreciate the critical role libraries play in our students' education. Watch this video for a glimpse of the hard work and commitment of our teacher-librarians and library media technicians.

National School Library Month

New Faces to Welcome to #TeamPUSD

Fun Photo Gallery

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  • Rancho Bernardo High School among the first PUSD schools to install privacy stalls in locker rooms. Read more about it here.
  • The SDCOE's Innovative Video in Education program announced the nominees for their April 23rd Awards Ceremony. PUSD leads the pack with 22 nominations.
  • Three "thumbs up" from the Pomerado News for Poway Unified schools and teachers.
  • Three PUSD students were crowned in the Miss Poway pageant.
  • Watch Mesa Verde Middle School students on CBS "Innovate 8" story on DaVinci exhibit.
  • We have a PUSD app! Download it today from Apple's App Store or Google Play.
  • CAASPP State Assessments are underway. Click here for more information.
  • Now accepting applications for the Student Board Member Position. The deadline is April 22nd, 2016.
  • Enrollment is open for PUSD's summer Youth Enrichment Programs for children in Post K to Middle School.

Poway Unified School District

Poway Unified is a K-12 district located in northern San Diego County. The District serves approximately 35,500 students and is the third largest school district in the County.