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Highlights and happenings from across SVUSD.
Please see the below update from Dr. Crystal Turner, SVUSD Superintendent, which includes a follow-up to the message that was sent out on 10/1/21 regarding Governor Newsom’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement announcement, as well as some additional updates:
The 33rd Annual Walk Against Drugs will talk place on Saturday, October 16th. This event is being held for people of all ages and students in grades K-12 are encouraged to wear red in honor of Red Ribbon Week. The event will start at 24932 Veterans Way (in Mission Viejo) and patrons can arrive any time between 8-11 AM.
For more information, please view the event flyer below:
The start of the 2021-22 school year has brought with it many awards and recognitions:
- Gates Elementary School Teacher Alondra Diaz has been named a 2022 California Teacher of the Year.
- de Portola Elementary School has been awarded the nation’s highest level of distinction as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School.
- San Joaquin Elementary school has been voted Best Orange County Elementary School by Parenting OC Magazine.
- SVUSD has been voted Best Public School District in Orange County by Parenting OC Magazine for the 2nd straight year.
For specifics regarding Assembly Bill 104 requirements regarding Pass or No Pass options for high school students during the 2020-2021 school year, please visit our Grade Changes page: