First observed in 1885 to honor President George Washington’s birthday, the holiday now known as Presidents’ Day occurs the third Monday of each February as a day to honor all U.S. presidents. Whether you spend today reading, speaking, thinking, and writing (as sixth President John Quincy Adams encouraged) or in some other pursuit, we wish you a Happy #PresidentsDay, and look forward to seeing everyone back at school tomorrow! 🇺🇸
First observed in 1885 to honor President George Washington’s birthday, the holiday now known as Presidents’ Day occurs the third Monday of each February as a day to honor all U.S. presidents. Whether you spend today reading, speaking, thinking, and writing (as sixth President John Quincy Adams encouraged) or in some other pursuit, we wish you a Happy #PresidentsDay! 🇺🇸
CUSD schools will be closed for the February break from Monday, Feb. 12 through Monday, Feb. 19 (Presidents' Day). The District Office will be closed Monday, Feb. 12 and Monday, Feb. 19 (open Feb. 13-16). We will look forward to seeing everyone back at school on Tuesday, Feb. 20. As a reminder, students with 0-1 absences in February are automatically entered into their school's drawing for a PlayStation 5! 👊
Big thanks to the Ceres branch of the Stanislaus County Library for partnering with CUSD to gift books to Kindergartners through a Raymus Foundation grant! Pictured are Don Pedro Dolphins and Walter White Stars each selecting their 3 books. 📚🐬⭐️ The project is led by Ceres Branch Librarian Rebecca Brown and Youth Services Outreach Supervising Librarian Annie Snell. #Literacy #OurCeresCommunity #TheCeresWay
Are you or someone you know interested in starting a home daycare? CUSD has partnered with Stanislaus 2030 to support efforts to increase childcare and daycare availability in Ceres. To learn more about how you can receive free training and earn a $2,500 grant for start-up, download the Nurture-Child Care Business App, or text “learn more” to (833) 241-3994.
What a phenomenal turnout for this evening’s CUSD Community Town Hall! Thank you to CUSD families, staff, and everyone who braved the rain to support success for all students. 🥰 A special shout out to our Student Services and Special Education teams who planned and coordinated this event, and to our community partners including Meena Tadimeti and Special Needs in My City, Valley Mountain Regional Center, Arc of the Valley, Disability Resources Agency for Independent Living-DRAIL, and California Department of Rehabilitation. A shining example of #TheCeresWay! ✨
The countdown is on! ⏰ Priority TK/Kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens Thursday, Feb. 1 for CUSD schools of choice: Lucas Elementary Dual Language Academy, Caswell Elementary Dual Language Academy, Patricia Kay Beaver Leadership Magnet, and Whitmore Charter School of the Arts and Technology! Links to online registration packets will be available at https://ceresunifiedsdca.sites.thrillshare.com/o/cusd/page/school-enrollment beginning Thursday, or pick up a hard copy at our friendly neighborhood schools. Registration for all other CUSD schools begins March 1! Incoming students must be at least 4 by June 2, 2024. We're so excited ... and we just can't hide it!!! 🎉🤗🤸🎇👏
Coming in February to the Ceres Family Resource Center! Families with children 0-5, register now for the Spring into Action program offering fun, free parenting information and more: Music and movement Car seat safety Bilingual story time Financial literacy English sessions are Tuesdays, 9:00-10:30 a.m. beginning Feb. 20. Spanish sessions are Wednesdays, 9:00-10:30 a.m. beginning Feb. 21. Did we mention participants receive free books and backpacks? For more information and to register, please phone (209) 556-1559.
Mark your calendar for the next CUSD Town Hall: February 1, 2024 5:00-7:00 p.m. (dinner included) Ceres Community Center, 2701 4th St., Ceres Topic: Supporting Our Students in Special Education To register for free childcare, please contact our Family Resource Center at (209) 556-1559.
January is #SchoolBoardRecognitionMonth! Please join us in extending a heartfelt thank you to our Board of Trustees for their dedicated leadership as champions for CUSD. Special thanks to Trustee Lourdes Perez for her service as Board President over the past year, and congratulations to newly elected Board President Hugo Molina and Clerk Brian de la Porte. 👏 #TeamCUSD #TheCeresWay
Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and reflecting on his vision for a just and equitable world. To learn more about the civil rights leader, visit https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Martin-Luther-King-Jr/353339. #MLKday2024
All schools and offices in the Ceres Unified School District will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 15, 2024. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on Tuesday, January 16. Wishing our students, staff, families, and community a safe and pleasant weekend!
We’re so excited and we just can’t hide it! 😁🤗 School resumes on Tuesday, Jan. 9. As a reminder, students with one or fewer absences in January are eligible for their school’s drawing for a brand new Nintendo Switch!
🎉 Wishing our students, staff, families, and community a new year filled with kindness, joy, and endless possibilities! 🌟 2⃣0⃣2⃣4⃣ #HappyNewYear #BestYearYet #TheCeresWay
This month for our CUSD Attendance campaign, we selected two Dolphin winners. Congratulations to our friends Anthony and Emilio.🎉🐬 Emilio was our winner for the Ipad Mini 📱and Anthony was our winner for the family trip to Disneyland!🎢
A surprise visit from a #GamingTruck THRILLED students in the After-school Education and Safety program. The truck is making the rounds to reward positive attendance. #ASES #SchoolEveryDay #TheCeresWay
CUSD's Family Resource Center held its first-ever #HolidayNight! Gifts donated by our staff and turkey with all the trimmings went home with families who also enjoyed hot cocoa, candy canes, and visits with the big guy himself! 🎄🎅⛄ Congrats to our #StudentServices team on this warm and wonderful event, with thanks to all who helped make it possible. 🥰 #HolidaySpirit #TheCeresWay
CUSD schools will be closed for the winter break beginning Friday, Dec. 22, 2023 through Monday, Jan. 8, 2024. School resumes on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024. Wishing our students, staff, families, and community safe and happy holidays! ⛄️
CUSD's After School Education and Safety program (ASES) is excited to announce a new partnership with Turlock Sports Park! ASES students in grades 4-6 can access free sports camps and professional coaching during the ASES program at their school. This partnership is part of CUSD’s ongoing commitment to supporting student wellbeing. To learn more about ASES, please visit https://ceresunifiedsdca.sites.thrillshare.com/o/cusd/page/after-school-education-and-safety-program-ases, or contact your child’s school to enroll.
CUSD is hiring! Mark your calendar for our Dec. 18 Job Fair if you: ✅ Have a high school diploma ✅ Enjoy working with children ✅ Want to work during school hours Qualified applicants who apply in advance at https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1870415 will be guaranteed an interview. We’re also seeking substitute paraprofessionals to set their own schedule. Come be a part of #TeamCUSD!