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7 days ago

Keep in Touch...

Use our new communication tools to keep in touch with your child's school, activities and important information.

Peachjar e-flyers

School and informational e-flyers delivered right to your computer or mobile device.

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ParentLink App

Access school information, Aeries Portal, lunch menus, and more.  "Follow" your child's school and receive important notifications.   

Visit your App Store, or Google Play and search for:  YCJUSD 


Save the Date!

Join us for the following Yucaipa-Calimesa Community events:


Future Topics and Dates include:
  • Cyberbullying & Social Media
    • Sat., January 26
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
    • Sat., April 27



HOPE Community Events Flyer


YCJUSD Teacher of the year!

YCJUSD 2018-19 Teacher of the Year is Lisa Topoleski.


Inaugural Forum for Healthy Minds

Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District (YCJUSD) is proud to join with the community to raise awareness of and support mental health issues and suicide prevention.  It was a day full of great workshops and an incredible resource fair designed to promote Healthy Minds and Hope within our community.

Community Emergency Response Training
Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training
Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training
Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Congratulations to Green Valley High School for Being Named a Model Continuation School by the California Department of Education!



YCJUSD employees completed the first in-district Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on February 3rd.

Students from the YHS Law and Public Safety Academy assisted by being "victims" during the mock disaster scenario that ends the training.  Thank you to district trainers Lucia Hudec and Julie Beck for coordinating the successful event.

Participants of CERT training


Participants of CERT training


Community Emergency Response Training
Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training


Community Emergency Response Training




2017-2018 California League of Middle Schools (CLMS) Region 10 Educator of the Year Finalist

Congratulations to Park View Middle School teacher Brittany Bay for being selected as a finalist for the CLMS Region 10 Educator of the Year. She is an educator who exemplifies educational excellence and has made significant efforts to implement elements of educational reform at Park View Middle School. Mr. Tucci, Park View Middle School principal wrote the following in Ms. Bay’s nomination letter, “There is no other team player at PVMS who exemplifies the willingness to reach out to students in a variety of ways to help them connect to their school. Her excitement for the connection with kids is unmatched at our school." 

CLMS Region 10 Educator of the Year event


CLMS Region 10 Educator of the Year event


CLMS Region 10 Educator of the Year event


CLMS Region 10 Educator of the Year event


CLMS Region 10 Educator of the Year event


CLMS Region 10 Educator of the Year event


Gold Bell Award – A Night in the Trenches


Congratulations to Yucaipa High School teachers John Taylor and David Paul for earning a California School Boards Association (CSBA) Golden Bell. The CSBA Golden Bell Awards promotes excellence in education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs and governance practices of school boards in school districts and county offices of education throughout California.

Teachers John Taylor and David Paul
Teachers John Taylor and David Paul


A Night in the Trenches is a simulated experience for students in Yucaipa High School. From 5 p.m. until the sun rises the next day, two teams of students go on “missions.” Activities include fighting battles, spying on each other, plotting stratagems and binding each other’s “wounds.” A winner is determined based on points earned for the missions. They have only their uniforms and some rations (no phones!) for the whole night. Students who have experienced this event say that it’s life-changing; some decide that history will be their college major, and most show increased interest in, and therefore achievement in, their European and US History courses.

Peachjar

about 1 month ago

Flyer approval and distribution 


YCJUSD cooperates with approved community partners by posting eflyers online and distributing them electronically through our service provider, Peachjar. As part of our efforts to be more environmentally friendly, embrace innovative technology, and maintain fiscal responsibility, we have transitioned from paper to electronic flyer delivery.

 

To request flyer approval, follow the steps below. Once approved, your flyer will be emailed to all parents and posted online. Paper flyers from outside organizations will no longer be distributed.

 

  • Visit www.peachjar.com
  • Register as an Enrichment / Community Org. (account type).
  • Upload your flyer for approval.

 

Your flyer will be automatically submitted to the District Education Center. District staff will review the material and approve or deny based on these established requirements. Peachjar charges a fee for this service that is typically much less than the cost to copy and deliver paper flyers to each school. 

If you as a parent are not receiving emails from Peachjar, there are two possible reasons for this:

  • Your email address is not on file with your school.  Let your school office know to add your email address to the district's student information system. You can also visit the FAQs page here for other instructions accessing flyers and customizing your preferences.
  • The Peachjar emails are going into your spam folder or you can't see the images in the email.  To prevent the e-flyers from going into your spam folder, add “school@peachjar.com” to your email contacts.  When you receive your first e-flyer, be sure to click “always display images.” 

Peachjar is used exclusively for distribution of district- and school-approved flyers. Peachjar does not share or use your email address for any other purpose.

Important Links
Title I Parent Satisfaction Survey

Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)

18 days ago

The Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District (YCJUSD) Board of Education recently approved the 2018-2019 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). The LCAP is the district's process for setting goals, planning actions, and leveraging  resources to meet those goals to improve student outcomes. Parents, families and community members participated in the development and evaluation of our school district's LCAP. 

Click here for the 2017-2020 YCJUSD LCAP (9.6.18)

Superintendent's Welcome

25 days ago

Superintendent's Welcome

Welcome to the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District 2018-2019 School Year!  Our team is dedicated to providing a safe, fun, rigorous and innovative learning environment for your child.  We work as a team to ensure that every day we provide an environment that supports learning. 
 
Our maintenance team and custodians are involved daily in ensuring teachers and children have a clean, safe place to learn.  The Child Nutrition team has student taste testers to ensure the food being served is top notch and delicious.  Our nutritionist can answer any questions you may have about our healthy meals. 
 
Principals and assistant principals are supporting their school teams in maintaining safety protocols, the educational programs, and meeting the needs of each individual student. The office support team will cheer your students on as they come to school to learn each day and help parents to get timely answers to questions and maintain communication with our stakeholders. 
 
Our VIP team of teachers, counselors and paraprofessionals are here every day to support your child in learning, growing and becoming a successful graduate and citizen.
 
Supporting the school sites are our district office team members who are also dedicated to the YCJUSD team of students, parents, and employees.  Join our site and district teams by participating in parent activities, classes, committees and PTA!  The Family Learning Center is a resource for parents to learn and navigate the TK-12th grade experience.  Take advantage and if you have any questions, please call you school site or the district office, or email us at:  contact_us@ycjusd.us
  
Cali Binks
Superintendent

Students sitting on a bench.


Three students starting school


Group of students socializing.


Gallup and PBIS Student Poll