Santa Barbara Unified Announces Selection of the New Principal of Adams Elementary School

Superintendent Cary Matsuoka announced the selection of the new principal of Adams Elementary School, Kelly Fresch. Fresch currently serves as the Principal of Guin Foss Elementary School at Tustin Unified School District in Tustin, Calif. Her contract begins July 1, 2017. The selection of Fresch as the new principal of Adams Elementary school followed a […]

Graduation Season

Congratulations to all of SBUnified Junior High and High School Awardees who were recently recognized for their academic, community service, and scholarship achievement. These award ceremonies take place prior to promotion and graduation events. They are a significant part of our student’s experience in Jr. High and High School as the Award recognition is an […]

Students from Dos Pueblos High School and La Colina Junior High School Earn Gold Medals at Le Grand Concours

Four SBUnified students: Eric Lindheim-Marx (DPHS), Rafael Saavedra (DPHS), Allison Mintzer (DPHS), Matthew Lindheim-Marx (DPHS), and Jennifer Gonzalez Hernandez (La Colina) took home gold medals from Le Grand Concours, a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. SBUnified students were evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills in French. […]

Monroe Mural Rededication

Monroe’s art teacher Shannon Jaffee, known for her mural on Cabrillo Boulevard with the Postcards of Santa Barbara Project, championed a renovation project of the Monroe Elementary Mustang Mural and helped organize a rededication ceremony featuring student artwork. The initial mural dedication was in 2002, and the mural had suffered weather damage. Beth Amine, the […]

SBUnified Classified Employees Honored

Last week we celebrated Classified School Employee Week. Please join us in congratulating two of our SBUnified classified employees who were recognized by the local California School Employees Association chapter. Christie DeGiacomi (left) received the Unsung Hero award. DeGiacomi is known for her contribution to the overall health and viability of SBunified as a Payroll […]