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Curriculum & Instruction

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Educational Services Update – June 2022

Currently Audrey Sirota, our VAPA coordinator, is running the summer arts integration Institute. There are 38 students attending for four days. With the support of …

Summer Resources

Resources for a Fun and Rewarding Summer

Summer is a time for fun, relaxation, and learning! Explore some of our favorite local and online resources below to make your summer even more …

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Celebrating 3rd Annual SEL Day

Happy SEL Day! March 11, 2022, marks the 3rd annual International Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Day, commemorating the importance of this foundational process of learning …


  The Santa Cruz County Office of Education invites students to attend our Designing Mobile Apps TechShop.  The event will be held virtually on Wednesday, …

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Virtual Math Camp

DeLaveaga Elementary teacher Isaí Baltézar and 4 interns from UCSC’s Cal Teach program, organized the first-ever “Virtual Math Camp” for 26 6th grade students in our county.

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Help Support the Santa Cruz County Science & Engineering Fair

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education is seeking community support for the County Science and Engineering Fair.

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Virtual Math Festival Engages Students

On Saturday morning, May 9, 65 students and 20 adult volunteers chose to start their day off with math!

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Navigating the EL Roadmap: Mission Hill Middle School

Mission Hill Middle School is taking strides towards realizing the California English Learner Roadmap’s vision.

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Long-term Investment in Accountable Student Talk Paying Dividends in Local District

Over forty percent of Santa Cruz County’s students speak languages other than English at home.

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4th Graders Get a Taste of College

Santa Cruz County schools brought their students to the campus for the 7th annual custom college experience.

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Their Very First Diplomas!

Twenty five children who attend our local Migrant Head Start program received applause, school supplies and a diploma.

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International Jazz Week in Santa Cruz County Schools

This year, Prince H. Lawsha, percussionist and singer, performed for several of our county’s schools.

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