Soledad Unified School District

Weekly Newsletter - January 31, 2020

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Frank Ledesma Students Participate in STEAM Program at Levi Stadium

On Tuesday, January 28th, 5th grade students at Frank Ledesma Elementary went on a once-in-a-lifetime field trip to Levi Stadium to the 49ers Museum. Per their introduction letter:

As the mentors of our children, teachers are an important key to the success of our future. Thank you for the vital role you play in shaping the youth of our community. As our team continues its commitment to education and innovation, we are pleased to welcome you to the 49ers Museum presented by Sony.

With more than 20,000 square feet of galleries, the 49ers Museum provides learning platforms that connect, inspire, and engage students in grades K-8. Our education program, located inside the Denise DeBartolo York Education Center, utilizes football as a platform for teaching content-rich lessons in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). The program also encourages physical activity, while ingraining important life skills through the values of teamwork.

The virtual experience at helped introduce the students to the 49ers Museum, its various education programs and venues, as well as assist in planning your field trip which provided an impactful moments that will lasta lifetime.

For more information regarding the 49ers Museum and its educational programming, please contact the 49ers Museum at:

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Human Trafficking Presentation

On Friday, January 17, 2020, Aidee Aldaco, Districtwide Intervention Specialist, participated in a Forum in partnership with the Monterey County Office of Education. The topic was Human Trafficking. Aidee spoke about traffickers focusing on Boys ages 8-11 and Pre-Teen Girls. The contact is usually through social media. Also, KSBW interviewed Aidee on Monday, January 17th on the same topic. She is fast becoming en expert in this area. Last February, Aidee coordinated some workshops in our district in conjunction with the Women's Fund of Monterey County.

Save the Date - Soledad Educational Foundation Carnival

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