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Julie Blevins, a kindergarten teacher at Mound Elementary School in the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD), received the “Chris Prewitt Eternal Optimist Award” last week. The “Chris Prewitt Eternal Optimist Award” was created in memory of Chris Prewitt, beloved VUSD Assistant Principal, who passed away in 2014.
The Ventura Unified School District is calling all students and staff to enter the VUSD Attendance Awareness Poster Contest. Posters should highlight why “Every Day in School Counts” or “Why Attending School is Cool.”
Ventura City Council Member Jeannette Sanchez-Palacios, the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, and the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) Board of Education joined VUSD staff and families for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, to officially mark the opening of VUSD’s newest K-8 school. The Academy of Technology & Leadership at Saticoy (ATLAS) joins two other schools in the District, serving students in a K-8 environment.
As you may have seen on social media recently, VUSD recently provided Ventura County Christian School (residing at VUSD’s former Washington School site) with a Tier 1 Seismic Evaluation that showed the building was unsafe and must be vacated. VUSD continues to work with VCCS to offer assistance in finding alternative locations for the school. We value our long relationship with VCCS; however, we place the safety and well-being of every student and community member above all else.
The Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) Board of Education has voted to hire Dr. Greg Bayless as the new Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services.