January 2023 Newsletter

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Wiseburn Unified School District
Wiseburn USD

District Newsletter | January 2023

January 2023 Newsletter

January at Wiseburn

superintendent silvers
January message from the Superintendent

Superintendent Blake Silvers shares a welcome to the new year, details on facilities projects from the Winter Break, more information on Measure EE next steps, and reminders on helpful ways to support student learning and growth.

Read the message

LCAP Feedback opens January 3

Each year WUSD provides all educational partners, including employees and school/community stakeholders, with the opportunity to provide input on the development of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) through a survey. Please check your email January 3 for a link to the survey.

January Dates
  • 2: Winter break — No school (All schools)
  • 3: Return from Winter break (All schools)
  • 4: Shortened day (TK-5 schools)
  • 11: Shortened day (TK-5 schools)
  • 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day — No school (All schools)
  • 25: Shortened day (TK-5 schools); Minimum day (Dana Middle School)
  • 27: End of first semester (All schools)

View our District Calendar.

January school board meeting

Thursday, January 19, at 6 p.m.
Via Zoom: bit.ly/wusd-boardmtg
Webinar ID: 812 7842 2886
Passcode: Wiseburn

Learn more about how to make a public comment and view agendas up to 72 hours in advance via BoardDocs.

All school board meetings are uploaded to our District YouTube channel.

You can watch our December reorganization meeting here.

District News

enrollment deadlines
Upcoming Enrollment and Returning Student Deadlines

Secure your new student's enrollment and/or declare your student's intent to return for the 2023-24 school year as forms open later this month.

  • For returning students: Verification of Continuing Enrollment notices are going out on January 13 from SchoolMint to all returning resident and permit families. These must be submitted to secure enrollment for 2023-24. Please be sure to check your email on January 13 to find the message from SchoolMint.
  • For new resident enrollment and new permit applications: Enrollment opens Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. See the enrollment section of our website for details.
WUSD school board
Meet your school board representatives

The Wiseburn Unified School District Board of Trustees is composed of five volunteer representatives. Get to know your school board members as they serve our community throughout their terms, including our newly-appointed President, Nelson Martinez, and Vice President/Clerk, Roger Bañuelos.

Read their bios

winter break covid testing
Reminder: Taking At-home Tests for a Safe Return from Winter Break

Wiseburn USD expects all families to use the provided at-home COVID-19 tests the evening of Monday, January 2, or the morning of Tuesday, January 3. Students who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 and/or test positive for COVID-19 must isolate at home and the student's parent/caretaker must notify the school of the suspected case of COVID-19 or positive test result by email. For more information, including the testing kit instructions and contact information for positive cases, click here.

WUSD School Tours
RSVP for January Virtual Tours of Wiseburn's TK-8 schools

Learn more and sign up for a tour

Da Vinci
Tour Da Vinci Schools

Stop by 201 201 N. Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245 on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 6:00-7:15 PM for an in-person info session followed by a brief tour. No RSVP needed.

Da Vinci Schools
Enrollment open at Da Vinci Schools

Learn more and apply

TK-8 Invention Convention
Join the TK-8 Invention Convention

All TK-8th grade students are invited to submit an original invention which will be showcased at Dana Middle School on February 27.

Learn more

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