Clovis Unified Headlines
How do revised content standards affect students?
As Clovis Unified continues working toward implementing California's revised content standards across the district, information will be provided regularly on the District's website, at parent meetings, in CUSD Today, and through individual schools. For more information about how the revised standards will impact students, and answers to frequently asked questions, visit the Curriculum and Instruction Department page of our website.
CUSD Teacher Job Fair is Feb. 6
In Clovis Unified, it’s people not programs that make the positive difference for kids, and we’re looking for more high quality teachers to join our team! Clovis Unified expects to hire an increasing number of new single- and multi-subject teachers due to reducing class sizes and student enrollment growth in the coming school year. Clovis Unified is hosting a teacher job fair and current or aspiring teachers are encouraged to register today for one of a limited number of interview slots available at the February 6, 2015 event. Pre-registration is required. Visit Job Fair today to sign up for one of a limited number of interviews available.
School Open House nights take place January through May
Open House nights enable teachers to open their classrooms to families to showcase the work students have been doing over the course of the school year. A list of spring Open House events, listed by Area, can be found here. Please note that not all schools host an Open House event.
CUSD opens three additional no-cost preschool classrooms; spaces available immediately
California legislative action and voter approval have allowed for an increase in state funding for Early Childhood Education. As a result, Clovis Unified’s Child Development Department has been able to re-open three afternoon no-cost state preschool programs at Miramonte, Tarpey and Weldon elementary schools. Spaces are available immediately in these three new preschool programs. To qualify, a child must have turned 4 years old on or before Dec. 2, 2014, and the family needs to meet the state income guidelines. For more information, call the Preschool office at 327-9180 or click here.
Free Microsoft Office suite available for CUSD students
In order to help our students prepare for success this school year, we're providing the Microsoft Office suite to all students free of charge. Students must access their Microsoft Office 365 account in order to download the software by visiting portal.microsoftonline.com and login with their student account. If needed, a student can obtain their username and password from their teacher. Detailed instructions are available on Clovis Unified's laptop website.
Sierra Vista Health Center offers medical services to children ages 0-18
Clovis Unified School District has two Health Centers offering medical services to children ages 0-18 years and are free of charge to
income-eligible families. Patients who have Medi-Cal are also eligible for these
services as well as those who do not have health insurance coverage. The two centers are located on the campuses of Sierra Vista and Pinedale elementary schools. However, due to construction, the Pinedale Health Center is currently closed. Sierra Vista's Health Center is open - click here for more information on services offered, hours, location and contact information.
No-cost and reduced-price meals available to qualified CUSD students
Clovis Unified is providing no-cost and reduced-price breakfast and lunch for children qualify under the National School Lunch/Breakfast Program. Other benefits are also available through the program such as fee reductions on high school tests and college applications, as well as discounted Internet service from Comcast. To learn more about the no-cost and reduced-price meals program, and to see if you qualify, click here.
Local Control Accountability Plan approved by Board
Clovis Unified's proposed 2014-17 LCAP, an outline of the District's strategic goals and plans to serve all students, including students at risk of not achieving grade level standards,was approved by the Board in early June. The LCAP was developed using input gathered from hundreds of meetings held around the District since January. Learn more.