Return to In-Person School – What you need to know

Dear Santa Barbara Unified School District Families: Our county has made progress in our battle to decrease COVID rates. We are now in the red tier, and we are hopeful that we will continue to see a decline in infection rates. We have begun to bring back small groups of students as well as Athletics. […]

Letter from Superintendent Maldonado: School Starts August 18!

Dear Santa Barbara Unified Students, Employees, Families, and Community Partners, We are looking forward to the opening of school on August 18th. As we move to open the school year with a distance learning format, we are prepared with developmentally appropriate lessons that are engaging and take into account each student’s well-being. By now many […]

Letter from Superintendent Maldonado: We’re ready to reconnect!

Dear Santa Barbara Unified Students, Employees, Families, and Community Partners, Welcome to the month of August! We are pleased to announce our planning for implementing distance learning is completed and many school-based employees are immersed in back to school preparation. Staff have expressed excitement and readiness to welcome students back to school. Teachers will begin […]