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Puede leer este mensaje en español, a continuación. PUC Parents, We are excited about our upcoming graduation ceremonies and are looking forward to celebrating the graduates in-person and virtually with the students, parents, and staff members. Congratulations to you and your graduating child on successfully completing an important step in their educational journey! In order to help highlight the Class of 2021 and our families, we wanted to create a space on our websites for parents to have dedications placed for their children. If you would like to submit a dedication for your graduating child, please use one of the links below. Please note:...

Puede leer este mensaje en español, a continuación. This message is to inform you that all PUC Schools are planning for a full reopening at all of our campuses and a return to a normal schedule this fall when we start the 2021-2022 school year. We would like to wish everyone a great close to the 2020-21 academic school year. We are currently finalizing our summer school plans while simultaneously planning for next school year. We look forward to reopening next school year by welcoming all of our students, teachers, and staff to in-person instruction five days per week (Monday-Friday). We expect to...

The latest charter school legislation, AB1316, limits high-quality public education opportunities for students and cuts funding for programs that serve low-income, minority, and at-risk students. This will directly affect our PUC schools. AB 1316 (O’Donnell) will significantly impact ALL charter schools with expansive new requirements. Here is how it will affect PUC Schools: Increases oversight fees that PUC Schools pays to LAUSD from 1% to 3%; Imposes confusing audit and accounting requirements; Limits vendor contracting for specialized services and supports If you want to make your voice heard about AB 1316, please contact your local assembly member. Click the following link to find your...

The Northeast Valley Best Start has created a Social Resources Project community grant. The grant process requires any nonprofit organizations that apply to submit a proposal based on needed community resources. One of the organizations applying for the grant is the Versa-Style Dance Company (VS). VS was founded by Ms. Jackie Lopez, a former PUC dance teacher who was instrumental in creating the dance programs that we still have in our schools today. The organization also has three former PUC students in their professional dance company. Funding from this grant would support a VS-led One Day Dance Intensive, consisting of workshops from...

Este mensaje se puede encontrar en español, a continuación. This message is to inform you that we will be having a public hearing regarding the LCAP (Local Control and Accountability Plan) for 2021-2024 and other LCAP-related updates at our next board meeting, which takes place this Wednesday, May 19th at 6:30 PM. The LCAP is a three-year plan that describes the goals, actions, services, and expenditures to support positive student outcomes that address state and local priorities. In addition, LCAP is a tool for local educational agencies to meet those goals to improve student outcomes. You can view the 2021-2024 LCAP and other...

National Mental Health Awareness Month PUC Family, May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, when we spotlight the importance and impact that mental health has on our emotional, physical, and overall well being. This is also a time when we raise awareness of those who are living with mental and/or behavioral health issues and help reduce the stigma that many often experience. At PUC Schools, we recognize the importance of mental health. We know that mental health problems can affect energy levels, concentration, thinking ability, outlook, and so much more. We see how mental health affects our students as they learn and our...

We have created LCAP surveys for parents, students, staff members, and other stakeholders to complete. Click above to learn more....

PUC Family, Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! At PUC Schools, we are happy to celebrate the tremendous contributions that our teachers have made and continue to make in the lives of our students, families, schools, and communities. We also want to acknowledge and thank our administrators and staff members, all of whom make it possible for the teachers to continue their incredible work every day. This past year has been challenging for everyone. With the pandemic, our teachers and staff had one of the difficult tasks of undertaking the transition from in-person learning and supports to virtual learning and supports. We are proud of...