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Santa Cruz Valley District News

With so many outstanding faculty members and students, not to mention great school events and activities, it’s no wonder that we have plenty of news to share. Check this page regularly to learn about the latest district happenings and achievements.  We’ll also post articles of interest that will help your family make the most of the educational experience, so be sure to visit often!

For questions regarding district news, please contact Communications Specialist Carol Cullen, PhD at (520) 375-8285 or by email.

Cambridge Academy Information Night

In 2018, Santa Cruz Valley Unified No. 35 received the national distinction of Cambridge Small District of the Year. We invite you to join us on Monday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. in the Coatimundi Middle School cafeteria to learn how to enroll your middle school student in this award-winning program. Please see our Cambridge Academy information night flyer for more information.

SCVUSD No. 35 Todo via Electronico

SCVUSD No. 35 Todo via Electronico A partir del 1 de febrero de 2019, todos los boletines escolares se enviarán solo por correo electrónico.

Los informes de progreso y las boletas de calificaciones, para los estudiantes en los grados 6-12, estarán disponibles para ver a través de ParentVue y StudentVue. Si prefiere recibir los Informes de progreso y las boletas de calificaciones en papel por correo, puede cancelar su suscripción a través de ParentVue. (Ver gráfico para instrucciones).

La distribución de los informes de progreso y las boletas de calificaciones para los estudiantes en los grados K-5 seguirá siendo la misma.

Si necesita ayuda para configurar una cuenta de ParentVue o StudentVue, comuníquese con el Enlace de Padres en la escuela de su hijo.

SCVUSD No. 35 is Going Paperless

SCVUSD No. 35 is Going Paperless

Starting February 1, 2019, all school newsletters are being sent by email only. Progress reports and report cards for students in grades 6–12 are available for viewing through ParentVue and StudentVue. If you prefer to receive paper progress reports and report cards by mail, please opt out through ParentVue.


Distribution of progress reports and report cards for students in grades K–5 will remain the same.

If you need assistance to set up a ParentVue or StudentVue account, please contact the parent liaison at your child's school.

STEAM and Wellness Event

Please save the date for the inaugural SCV35 Family Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Wellness night!

You don't want to miss this exciting event on February 28, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Calabasas School. This event is free! There will be exhibits, activities, competitions, make and takes, expert panels, a very special guest, food, and fun for all ages! Visit the event website for more information. We hope to see you there!

SCV35 Family STEM and WELLNESS Night flyer page 1

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Teacher Employment Open House

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District is hosting a teacher employment open house on Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You will have the opportunity to meet some of our terrific staff and observe our students in action during the open house. We will provide lunch, along with organized campus tours. There is no cost to attend, however, we do require pre-registration for the safety of our students. Please register online no later than Tuesday, February 19. Call 520.375.8267 for more information.

Attention Parents

The Café Club Rewards Program is our way of saying thank you for making the school café a special part of your day. Just present your Café Club card to the cashier every time you purchase a meal for a special stamp that will get you on your way to a free meal. For every six meals you purchase, you will receive a seventh meal absolutely free! For more information, please see our flyer and the News and Information section on the Food Services page.

Rio Rico High School Grads are the Next Generation of Teachers

With the hiring of Alex Hix to teach sports medicine at Rio Rico High School (RRHS), evidence accumulates that the demographic wheel has begun to turn in Santa Cruz Valley education.

Twenty years after Principal Lenny Allsbrooks presided over the first RRHS graduation, a growing number of graduates have returned to the valley - to teach.

“Weird does not begin to describe how surreal this experience has been,” said Hix, formerly RRHS student Alex Brasher (class of 2003). Stepping back onto campus after having been a student here, married and with children, was, for Hix, strange. “Wonderfully bizarre experiences” came flooding back to her, she recalled in a recent interview. She mentioned the imprint of being on Coach Stephen Schadler’s famed cross country team and of watching the horror of 9/11 unfold in her English teacher’s class.

The Press Room

We've posted our press releases from the current school year below:

To view our press releases from past school years, please visit our press release archives.

District Newsletter

To read up on district news, choose from the list of newsletters below:

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